More On Survey Jobs
Survey work is a fantastic way to make some extra income in Toronto. It beats other part time jobs handily because it allows you to work when you have the time. This is perfect for those with busy family or social lives. Will you get rich taking surveys? Honestly, no but you can make several hundred dollars a month in a short amount of time. Sound good? Here is what you need to know about the different types of surveys.
In Person Work
The most sought after type of survey job is the in person one. These are often called focus groups and are assembled by local market research companies in order to get opinions on new products or services. The great thing about this work is that it is fun and it pays well. The down side is that it is hard to get an in person job. You should try for them, but do not count on them as regular income. Think of them as an occasional dessert. To get started with focus groups, get your name on as many databases as you can. Here are a few local market researchers to get you started.
- Research Strategy Group
- Telepoll Market Research
Where in person work is the dessert, online work is your main meal. It might not be as rich, but it is hearty and reliable. Online surveys pay less per survey but there are plenty of them to go around. This means that with a little practice and a good list of survey sites, you can do enough volume to make good money. You should always be looking to add another good survey site to your list as sites come and go. Also, cash out often, as soon as you meet the minimum payout. Some will pay you in gift cards, but you can get paypal gift cards which are as good as cash. Ready to get started? Look at the websites at the top of the page.
Choose a quiet place away from distractions to do your work. The more you can concentrate, the faster you will be.
- Learn to Skim
With practice, you can skim questions and cut your survey time drastically. Just be cautious of trick questions.
- Build Your List
Always be looking to add to your list of survey sites.