Are you interested in making some extra money through the Internet? If so, paid surveys might just the thing that you have been looking for. Age, experience, and qualifications are no barrier to participation, so there is no reason why you can not join the others who are already earning enough extra income to pay off their smaller bills. Once you know how to get started, you will wonder why you never thought of doing it before.
A little bit of ground work is first required, in order to find the best sites for you. There are more than enough legitimate sites offering these opportunities, but there are, unfortunately, some less trustworthy ones around too, so do a little research before deciding which ones to sign up at. Reviews and testimonials on independent forums are ideal for getting a good understanding of how particular websites work and whether they are suitable for your needs.
Make sure you have a valid PayPal account set up first, as that is how most sites will compensate you for your time spent filling out the surveys. Your email address and that Paypal account should be all the personal information you ever give the site.
Next, having signed up at both PayPal and some survey sites, it is time to see how many surveys listed you qualify to fill out. There will be some that are only open to specific groups of people, so make sure you answer all questions accurately as far as your age, gender, where you live, etc.
As for the actual surveys themselves, they can be a wide range of topics, though they will typically be related to products that you have purchased in the past, or ones that might interest you in the future. Different sites may also specialize in different types of surveys, so one may focus on consumer products, another on vacations, and another on health.
Some sites may also offer deals that ask you to sign up for free trials of products or some type of service. You can even earn some money by signing up for email or newsletters from particular websites. These deals do not require that you continue to purchase a product or service or remain a long term subscriber of a website in order to receive your payment.
How much you can expect to make is totally dependent on how much effort you put in. You can make good money consistently so long as you are self motivated and put in the hours. It is not likely that you will get a sizeable sum from completing any one survey, but if you complete a few a day, 5 days a week then the smaller amounts soon add up.
Most people use this as a part time initiative or in combination with other types of online work, such as freelancing or affiliate marketing. Even if you just do the surveys in your spare time or spend as little as fifteen minutes a day at it, you can bring in enough extra income to pay a bill or two each month.
Bear in mind though that it is not really meant to be a full time job, and that it is unlikely that you will be able to make enough to completely support your lifestyle. If you sign up knowing that, and with the mindset that this is extra money rather that necessary money, then you will undoubtedly be happy with your decision.