Smartphone Survey Apps
It's all well and good being able to take surveys from the comfort of your own home but many of us just don't have the time. To help solve this problem and to significantly boost your income some market research sites have launched their own apps. As well as being extremely convenient paid survey apps are a great way for you to earn some easy extra money whilst you are on the move.
At this time they are available for the iPhone, iPad and iPod on the Apple App Store, on Android on the Google Play Store and some are available foir Blackberry via Blackberry's App World. Some apps may also be available for other smartphones such as Windows in the near future.
Survey applications allow you to get paid for answering questions on your mobile device. Taking surveys on your phone will not earn you a fortune but could easily help to pay towards your mobile bill each month. As well as getting paif for taking surveys some apps allow you to get paid for other market resaarch activities including polls and missions. Missions may include visiting shops in your local area, taking pictures of products or adverts, making videos or writing reviews. By taking part in missions you can expect to be paid much more than standard surveys typicallly as much as $/£5+.
The following is a list of the most world's best and most popular survey apps that will pay you money or other rewards for your time and efforts. You should join all the sites listed so you have the best chance to earn as much money possible from paid surveys...
List of Paid Survey Apps that Pay You Cold Hard Cash
iPoll App - iPoll are one of the world's biggest market research sites. They have recently launched their new website and smartphone app which enable mobile users to take surveys on the move. You can sign up via their website, get $5 (£3.50) free and then download the iPoll app from the iPhone / iPad App Store or via Android's Google Play Store. When you login for the first time simply use your website username and password and you'll be ready to start taking surveys. To earn money you can either answer questions when you are invited via notifications on your phone or take local polls. Local polls are short questionnaires which use the GPS on your mobile to survey you about businesses in your local area. You can also complete missions such as checking into a shop, scanning a barcode, recording a video or taking a picture of a product. These missions pay much higher and you can often earn as much as £5+ each. As soon as you have $35 (£25) in your account either through the website or on your phone you can can cash out and your money is sent to your Paypal account.
SavvyConnect - SavvyConnect is a new and exclusive market research panel that is operated by one of the biggest research companies in the world, SurveySavvy. To get started you need to download the software or app for your PC, Smartphone or Tablet. Once this is downloaded and installed you will start earning cash from them for doing very little! The data from the app is used to find out how people are using the Internet so they can create a better experience for everyone else. For keeping the app installed for 30 days you will receive cash to your account. As part of the exclusive SavvyConnect Panel you will also receive other research opportunities where you can earn more money. Once you have just $1 (65p) in your account you can request a payment which is sent in as little as 1 week.
GfK Digital Trends Panel - Join the brand new and exclusive GfK Digital Trends Panel to help improve the way the web works for you. After joining you will be asked to download their web meter on your computer and also answer a short survey. For downloading the free browser add-on and keeping it active for thirty days, and you'll be paid £10. For every 90 days you keep it installed and are active at least one day each month you will get an extra £5. On top of this you will also earn £1 - £3 for every online survey that you complete for them. In the first month you will get a guaranteed £10 that can be used at Amazon, John Lewis, iTunes, Currys PC World, Argos, M&S, Topman or many more brands.
Swagbucks - You may know Swagbucks for its many fun ways to earn free gift cards for online activities that you already do everyday. Once you have become a member through their website you can also download thie app through the Apple App Store or Google Play. On the Swagbucks app you earn points called SB for searching online, discovering special offers, shopping on your mobile, watching videos and answering polls daily. Once you have the equivelent of $5 in points you can cash out for gift cards for hundreds of majpor retailers. Alternatively you can redeem your SB for cash via Paypal.
Toluna - The survey community that allows you to test products and take surveys for cash and vouchers has recently launched their own mobile app. By registering at Toluna then downloading the Android or iPhone / iPad app
you can make extra money on the move by taking long surveys. You can also post videos and pictures to let the community see what they think of them using their thumbs up and battle features.
MySurvey iConnect Panel - MySurvey is owned by Lightspeed Research who have millions of panel members all around the world. They do have a mobile panel called iConnect where you are paid cash to answer survey questions sent by text or through a web page on your Smartphone's browser. To join iConnect you must join MySurvey via the website and then wait for an invite. Around 10,000 people in the UK are already registered for the panel and many more are added each week.
Valued Opinions - UK, US, AU and NZ. Valued Opinions is one of the world's biggest market research sites where you can earn up to £5 per survey. For your participation you are rewarded with vouchers with a minimum payout amount of just £10.50. You may also be asked to participate in specialist surveys where you will receive up to £50 each. You can cash out for vouchers for a variety of offline and online shops including Argos, Amazon, Boots, Love2Shop, Outfit, Miss Selfridge, Sanisburys, Cineworld, M&S or many more. As well as taking surveys through their website you can also download their app to get access to more surveys on the move.
Surveys on the Go - Surveys on the Go is a market research tool that is only available to mobile users. It can currently be downloaded from the App Store or via Google Play, they state that it will be available on Blackberry and Windows 8 in the near future. By downloading it you can give your opinions about various topics and issues by answering questions. You get to choose the categories you are interested in which include sports, media, technology, politics, news, entertainment or business. When a paid survey becomes available you will be sent a notification on your phone. Once you have accumulated just $10 in your account you can cash out.