PineCone Research

85 Broad Street, New York, New York  10004 United States
Tel: 1-888-572-2676  Contact: scott@pineconeresearch.com
Operated by: Nielsen

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Overall User Rating

302 user reviews
Rewards Offered
Green_checkboxCash paid via check
Green_checkboxCash paid via PayPal
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Member Opportunities
Green_checkboxOnline surveys
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Redemption Info
Rewards typically delivered within a few business days, sometimes even immediately after completing a survey.
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PineCone Research General Information

Pinecone Research

Survey Types
Interesting online surveys that are e-mailed to members, and are on a variety of different topics.

How to Join Pinecone Research
Because Pinecone Research is an invitation-only survey panel, potential new members must be invited by other members to join, or must find a join link posted on a website.

SurveyPolice is currently offering Pinecone Research signup links for new members to join. Click here to join Pinecone Research.

Reward Types and Amounts
Pinecone Research typically rewards its panelists with $3.00 US cash payments for every survey completed. Members may request to receive PayPal payments, or may select other rewards from a product catalog.

Canadians typically earn $5 CAD per survey, while Britons earn £3 per survey completion.

Other Market Research Opportunities
Occasionally Pincone may mail out products for their members to test from home.

Please note that PInecone Research has been targeted by a cashier's check scam. If you receive a large, unexpected check seemingly from Pinecone, DO NOT cash it!

"Not too bad, bit slow, good rewards"
Wednesday, July 09, 2014 by Brian

My main problem with Pinecone is that they are a bit slow and I get at most two surveys from them a week, tops. They have a system were they first e-mail a set of 'qualifying questions' which may or may not get a survey sent to you. Once you take the survey, it takes a day or two for the rewards (typically 300 points) to get posted to your account. The surveys themselves thus far have had the same 'format', so once you take a few you know what to expect. While I've not redeemed an award yet to know how that process is, the sheer number of items offered is incredible such as books, movies, music, gift cards and so on, rather like Harris Poll used to be.

"Absolutely Wonderful"
Saturday, July 05, 2014 by Sheila

Their surveys are varied interesting. They don't seem to have the same problem with my age as other sites. Have excellent customer service and a wonderful rewards program. You do have to be recommended to join as they don't advertise. Wish all sites were like Pinecone.

Sunday, June 22, 2014 by Jessica

this is one of the best sites out there. they allow you to be paid after each survey

"Still One of the Best"
Thursday, May 29, 2014 by Bruce

Five or six surveys a month by invitation only. The surveys are very well designed and efficient with little redundancy in the questions. The result is that will find out what they want and need to know in ten minutes while many others would take you fifteen to twenty. Another plus is that if you can't continue the survey (i.e. lose connection) you can pick it up where you left off! You have to really look for the cash payout, but once you find it you have options like getting mailed a check, a debit card or PayPal. They have a lot of to select from their catalog. Many items are cheap brands that are over priced, but there are some good "specials" that you can get. I choose to be sent a check and it arrives within a week!!

"Pinecone is the best"
Sunday, May 18, 2014 by Iza

They are my favorite. It's a super honest site where you can cash out after just one survey.They even sent me a product to evaluate once, which I loved. I wish I qualified for more surveys! Right now it's about 3-4 a month. I took a half of the star out for canned responses when trying to reach customer service. Other than that, I love them!

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