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About Survey Taking
Looking for a paid survey taking job in San Francisco? Taking surveys can be a fun activity that is also very financially rewarding. Will it take the place of a full time job? No, but you can use them to make some extra money to make ends meet or to let you have a little more fun in life. If you are ready to get started, read on and learn what you need to do.
In Person Survey Taking
To begin, let’s talk about local survey jobs that allow you to take them in person. Called discussion panels, these surveys are put together by San Francisco CA market research companies to evaluate various products, services, etc. You, along with a group of other consumers, will let companies know how you feel about their product or service and you will be paid for your time. The pros of this kind of work is that they pay fairly well and they can be fun to do. The cons are that you have to go to their location at a certain time and the jobs are hard to get. Try to get this type of work, but do not depend solely on it. To get started, contact companies and get added to their panelist list. You can start with these.
- Focus Pointe San Francisco
- Ipsos Insight
- Nichols Research
Online Survey Taking
Let’s talk about online survey taking next. Online survey jobs are offered by national market research firms to evaluate many of the same type of products and services as discussion panels. You will take the survey online with a computer or tablet whenever you have free time. The pros to online work are that you can do them whenever you have the time and they are plentiful. The cons are that you will earn less per survey than discussion panels and you have to watch out for scam sites (never pay for access). To make the most of the online version, you need to do a lot of them. This will counter the lower per survey pay, because you can do well over a dozen surveys every day. To do this, you need to make a good list of survey websites to visit and check them regularly. You can find a few great websites above.
Survey News & Advice
- Making the most of your survey time.
It is easy to get discouraged when taking surveys if you are not making much money per hour. The reason that most people do not earn enough is because they are not organized and do not concentrate on the task at hand, survey taking. It is far too easy to turn the television on, grab a drink and start taking surveys. Problem is that your concentration will be divided and you will not be very efficient. Instead, turn off the television and close facebook on your computer. Make survey taking your only mission and your hourly rate will skyrocket.