Some private emails came in last week requesting a list of paid survey sites that pay instantly upon sign up.
So here is my attempt to summarize the best paid survey sites that PAY INSTANTLY when you either complete an action or refer someone to their program.
Many companies out there will try to trick you into this. They claim they will pay you but they don’t tell you that the people you refer have to first earn X amount of dollars. Well you and I cannot control that. It depends on how motivated your referral is.
There are 7 sites paid survey sites that pay immediately even if your referral leads do not make any money. With some of them however, you have to reach a certain threshold to cash out, which is usually not that difficult if you intend to take a paid survey or two.
Here are those 7:
Why isn’t CashCrate on this list? I thought I said it is my favorite? Well it is. The reason it is not on this list is because you are not compensated to join CashCrate. However, you have the most earning potential with CashCrate.
Why? Because in addition to your own earnings, the company pays you 20% of your referrals earnings, and 10% of their referrals’ earnings. In addition, you have two options when you refer others to the program. You can choose to get paid a buck ($1) for each referral, or three bucks ($3) once your referral reaches $10 in earnings.
I have opted for the later because all my referrals end up earning their first $10 within just days of joining. So why would I accept $1 when I can get $3? You can read my detailed review of CashCrate here.
As I have stated before though, the key to making a significant amount of money with paid survey sites is to sign up and refer as many people as possible to the program. This will boost your account balance faster than simply focusing on completing paid surveys.
Some of the programs above will also you pay you a percentage of what your referrals earn. Those programs are even better since you can earn residual commissions on not only your referrals, but the other paid survey takers that your referrals refer as well.
It’s essentially a pyramid scheme that 9 out of 10 would instantly bad mouth. But I’ve always thought there is nothing wrong with such a scheme, just so long as I am on top of the pyramid 🙂 Unless I have blatantly missed something over the years, I don’t see a detriment to my leads either. They make money, I make money and the company makes money. Let’s hold hands and sing Kum-ba-ya (spelling?)
The percentage structure doesn’t cut into your referral’s earnings at all. If they make $200, they keep all $200. You simply get a bonus from the paid survey company for helping them recruit a quality survey taker.
You can view copies of pay checks I have received from these various companies in the proof section above.
Have you tried paid survey sites in the past? Which ones are your favorite?
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