I recently joined a consumer panel that sends out surveys via email. The description on their website reads: Help shape the decisions made by various industries that affect you, including entertainment, health care, political, food and beverage, and financial. Sharing your valuable opinion makes a difference!
By joining the consumer panel, you will be invited to participate in surveys regarding your interests and concerns. Registration is secure and easy, and it pays! Participate in surveys to earn cash incentives!
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FAQ's from the website:
Incentives for Participating in Surveys
How does the HCD Surveys Panel Point System work?
Although you earn money for surveys you participate in, your money is recorded on a point system. The point system is a simple one in which $1 is equal to 100 points. For example, if you have 550 points in your account, that is equal to $5.50. The best part is you will never have to redeem your points for anything other than cash!
How much money will I earn for participating in each survey?
The amount of points/money you earn for each survey will vary for each survey. On average, you will earn between $1 (100 points) to $5 (500 points) per study. From time to time, you may be invited to a survey that does not offer an incentive for participating. Each invitation you receive to participate in a survey will tell you how much money you will earn for completing the survey. Then you can decide which surveys you would like to participate in.
Will I get paid even if I do not complete an entire survey?
If you are invited to a survey but you do not complete all of the survey questions, you will not receive the incentive for that survey.
Will I get paid even if I do not qualify to participate in the survey?
If you are invited to a survey but do not qualify to participate, you will not be paid the incentive for that survey. However, for paying studies, panelists who enter a survey and are disqualified will be credited 10 points. To determine if you are qualified to participate in the survey, you must enter the survey and answer the screening questions. At the end of the screener, you will be told whether or not you qualify to participate. If you do not qualify, the 10 points will automatically be credited to your account.
Will I get paid if the segment for which I qualify has closed due to a full quota?
If you are invited to a survey but the segment for which you qualify has reached its quota, you will not be paid the incentive for that survey. However, for paying studies, panelists who enter a survey and are closed out (due to a full segment quota) will be credited 10 points. To determine if the segment for which you qualify is full or still open, you must enter the survey and answer the screening questions. Once your segment is determined, you will be told if the segment is closed. If the segment is closed, the 10 points will automatically be credited to your account. Please note that you must enter the survey and complete at least one question in order to qualify for this 10 point credit.
How do I redeem the money that I have earned for participating in surveys?
Visit the "My Account" page and go to the "My Rewards" section on this page. Here you will be able to click on the "Redeem Rewards" link if you have earned 1000 points (worth $10) or more. After your request has been made, we will process and mail a check for the total amount of money you've accumulated. Please allow up to 8 weeks for payment processing.
Do I really get cash for participating in the HCD surveys?
HCD pays cash for surveys you participate in. Our system keeps track of the cash using points. The point system is easy to understand because 100 points is equal to $1. If you had 150 points in your account it would be equal to $1.50. Each time you earn points for participating in a survey, those points will always be equal to cash. You will never have to redeem your points for prizes.