How to Make $5 a Month on Swagbucks (with minimal effort)

       Have you heard of Swagbucks? I hadn’t heard of it until last year, but I started seeing more and more people posting about the “swag bucks” they had just gotten, I finally decided to give a try (after some skepticism).      You can get a $5 Amazon gift card for 450 swag […]

Thrifty Thursday: Survey Sites part 5

     Now, on to what is probably the most profitable use of your time–online focus groups. Online focus groups (or even in person ones if you can find a company in your area) generally pay pretty well for your time. They can pay anywhere from $50-200, depending on the subject and how long the study […]

Thrifty Thursday: Survey Sites part 4

     Okay, a couple weeks ago, I went into all my grievences with programs like Inbox Dollars and Panda Research. Now I want to tell you about the sites that are a little similar to those, but ones I actually like.      The first one is Swagbucks. If you’ve been online any amount of time, you’ve probably […]

Thrifty Thursday: Survey Sites (part 3)

     Okay, here is part three of my short series of online surveys. Today I’m going to be talking about the sites that I recommend you stay away from! These are not strictly survey sites (though they do have surveys on them).      Back when I first started signing up for “survey sites,” drawn in by […]

Thrifty Thursday: Survey Sites (part 2)

      Okay, today I’m continuing my post on online survey sites, or market research companies. Last week I told you about which ones I plan to stick with for now. Today I’m going to tell you which ones (in my opinion) you shouldn’t waste your time on.           1. My View–The surveys on My View are longer […]

Thrifty Thursday: Survey Sites (part one)

     This week I thought I would right a post or two about taking online surveys. There are quite a few online survey companies looking for a variety of demographics and taking online surveys can be a good way to make a few extra dollars here and there. Please note this is not a full […]