Express Paid Surveys - scam or not?

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willdo
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16 Aug 06 03:50:46 pm
Hi guys, have just checked out the website of a company claiming they pay you for doing surveys online. There is a joining fee ($20 USD, I think) which makes me bit wary of it, if anyone has any experience of this company would appreciate your feedback, have attached link below to the company. Thanks!

Kev

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mana2006
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17 Aug 06 04:23:30 pm
The survey companies that I have had luck with is pinecone research, american consumer opinion, and greenfield. I am not sure about paying to be a member. If you decide on it please let us know how it goes.

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jennifer77
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18 Aug 06 11:31:38 pm
I would think that if they want you pay upfront for something, then most likely it is a scam of some sort. Kinda like stuffing envelopes. I just think that a real legit place wouldn't make you pay for anything if they are employing you. They should pay you not you pay them, know what I mean?

Just my opinion. But keep us updated if you end up doing it.

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trillionstar
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20 Aug 06 05:56:52 am
Donot trust them. Better keep away from them. or if you have anyone have ever been paid by a survey website. let us know.

Personally, I have not heard of one getting paid by survey web

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willdo
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20 Aug 06 02:03:15 pm
thanks guys for your help,been doing bit of research and i too think its a scam!they all ask for one time registration fee!will be keeping clear.
thanks again

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jadzia1182
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20 Aug 06 11:27:13 pm
Actually, I've been paid from survey sites over the years. I've also won prizes from them too. Some of the survey sites do charge a fee to join, but their payouts are higher. Most free sites have a max earnings of $3 - 5 USD per survey, if that, or award points (and it takes A LOT of points to earn anything worthwhile). I've seen some survey sites where there's a fee to join, but within a survey or two you've earned back your money plus some.

I'll see what I can find out about them and report back shortly...

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jadzia1182
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20 Aug 06 11:32:01 pm
I just found this on rip off report... Link hidden: Login to view

Worth a look.

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groovylou
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21 Aug 06 12:19:22 am
:D Don't pay for a list of survey sites, most of the time they will send you links to survey sites that you can find on your own with a google search. Also, some survey sites these days will not allow you to sign up, if you were referred from one of these paid survey sites. Be careful

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ojmcdonlad
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22 Aug 07 11:47:15 am
I want data entry jobs, can anyone recommend any good paying company?

Meanwhile there is this site Link hidden: Login to view for a fee, you get access to their database which has data entry companies. Has any one heard or used them before? Was about to register.

Thanks.

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