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How to Detect Paid Survey Scams

Lara Lee

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Paid Surveys are one of the most popular and easy ways of making money online. However, once you decide to work with a certain company, you need to be vigilant. It is imperative to check if the company which offers you great compensation is not a fraud. Some firms even do not pay what they commit. Because of such scam companies, the entire industry suffers as people view them with suspicion in the light of their bad experiences. Before you kick off with this job, you need to consider certain factors in order to be safe.

You must be fooled by any fake testimonials, documents or guarantees which some firms may show you. This is not a solid proof that if they paid certain people, they will surely pay you too. They may show you some documentary proof but it can be false documents.

You must remember that there are fundamentally two kinds of online paid survey scams. In the first case, you will not be given the amount that you have been promised, when you complete the task. The second case involves getting money from those who take part in the survey and access it. For this reason, you can identify scam by demographic needs.

You should read and comprehend the terms and conditions and other documents carefully before you make the final decision to work. If you find anything ambiguous, clear it and then start. This will help you to avoid any inconsistency or disagreement once you take up the job.

Moreover, before you provide any personal information, it is better to do some verification; some companies may misuse this information sometime. You should not work for those firms that do not provide satisfactory answer to your questions.

There some paid survey scams that earn by selling your contact information to the marketing companies. These companies then continue to bug you by constantly contacting you via email or phone. You should also check if the site is registered. Also, check if any complaints have been made against them.

Other than this, you can also check with some scam forums like and and know the experience of the people that have been deceived in the course of paid online survey scams.

Lara Lee is a paid surveys expert and makes over $2000 a month from paid surveys . She has extensive experience making money online with these unique survey websites. Click here to see a list of top legit free paid survey programs.


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