Looking to make a little extra cash in the Brownsville area? Who couldn’t use a little extra money?One of the best ways that we have found to make that extra money is with survey taking. Will you get filthy stinking rich doing it? No, but you can make a nice additional income while getting to see products and services before anyone else. You can even put your own stamp on them while getting paid. Survey taking is hard to beat and here is what you need to know about it.
In Person Studies
There are two basic typed of survey taking jobs, in person and online. First, I will talk about in person work. These jobs are often called focus group positions and they are created by local Brownsville market research firms in order to evaluate upcoming products and services. The great thing about in person work is that it pays very well and it is interesting. You get hands on time with new products and get to interact with other focus group members. The downside to this work is that it is irregular and hard to get. Still, you should try for it but should not depend on it for regular income. To get started, you need to get your name added to as many databases as you can. Here are a few that you can call to get started.
- Market Square Research
- Hispanic Focus Unlimited
If you need regular part time income, this is where it is at. Online work is plentiful and easy to get. You can also do it at any time of day and at any location as long as you have an internet connection. The only downside to this type of work, if there is one, is that it pays less per survey. This can be compensate for though with volume. With a little time and a good list of survey sites to pull work from, you can learn to do dozens of surveys in a sitting. Then, you will have the ability to make some good, regular income. When you are ready, check out some of the sites at the top of this page. They are industry leaders.
Quick Survey Tips
- Stick with it.
You WILL get faster with practice and can typically double your working speed.
- Learn to skim.
Most surveys are a little similar and you will learn to know what they are asking without having to read the entire question.
- Use multiple survey websites.
Find multiple good websites that will allow you to cherry pick the best paying surveys. Avoid sites that want to charge you.