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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
Green_checkboxMerchandise
Green_checkboxRetail e-vouchers
Member Opportunities
Green_checkboxOnline surveys
Green_checkboxProduct testing
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!

"NEW NO MORE CASH ANYMORE"
Saturday, March 23, 2013 by Ken

Pinecone has now decided to award points for surveys. AND worst of all only merchandise instead of cash or even giftcards.
Be careful this used to be the best survey company. I am afraid it is now GONE!!!


"Very Good & Consistant"
Friday, March 08, 2013 by Julieanne

Their surveys are short and interesting. Its nice to
actually get paid.


"Sent surveys, then totally stopped"
Saturday, March 02, 2013 by Linda

Had a few surveys at first and was getting a little chunk of change, but then out of nowhere the surveys stopped coming. No information on the website - and when I emailed, I was told: " Periodically, we remove names from the database of those we have not heard from on regular basis. We tried to contact you numerous times prior to removal. You have been removed from the panel." - This is simply not true. Not once was I ever contacted about being removed - the surveys simply stopped coming! Beware!!


"Steady as the PineCone Tree"
Saturday, February 02, 2013 by Mo

Have been a member for almost 2 years. Receive 4-8 surveys @$3 level/month. Quality of survey excellent. Payment via paypal is usually within 72 hrs (most cases sooner)! Get 2-4 product evals on a consistent basis also. Very satisfied with panel & their customer service . Karen Scott is the moderator and she is awesome in fixing/helping/resolving any/all issues. Wish, they would send more surveys :) Highly recommended Panel.


"Use You, And Lose You"
Thursday, January 10, 2013 by Lisa

It was nice while it lasted. 1 to 2 surveys a month at least, at $3 per survey. The incentive arrived via check in a decent amount of time.
However.... after over a year on the site, I realized a few days ago I haven't received an email to take a survey since last October (almost three months ago). I sent them an email asking what was up and was told that my household was listed for deactivation and that I was no longer a member.
Apparently they do this to most people so they can get new survey takers. So if you finally manage to join which is quite difficult because they don't have openings often, be prepared to lose your spot on the site at some point. Whether it be a few months (I heard from one person who was deactivated for no good reason after 5 months) or whether it be a year or two. It WILL happen.


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