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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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389 user reviews
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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 Americans and Canadians. 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 an extensive 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!

"Always consistant"
April 14, 2014 by Bob from United States

They send me surveys very regularly, some are non-pay and some pay. Never had any issues with Pinecone, best survey outfit I'm working with.

April 10, 2014 by mike from United States


March 31, 2014 by tyrone from United States

not a ton a surveys but great ones that always pay. the surveys aren't that long and is interesting. They also send you products to try! quick payment into paypal.

"Very, very let down by the UK Pinecone company"
March 31, 2014 by Isla from United Kingdom

I was a reasonably new panelist and was being sent a large number of surveys which I duly completed.
From the onset I received luncheon vouchers which I was happy with. I was then told they no longer do these so I set up a paypal account instead.
Over the past two weeks (whilst awaiting over £25 from Pinecone) I have phoned them three times, been promised on numerous occasions that I would receive this payment and that it was being dealt with as a matter of urgency via management and by their accounts section. Nothing has been done and no recent payments have been forthcoming. The last time I phoned I asked to speak to a manager but they did not want to speak with me.
I have been given contradictory information by email - "Yes you can get luncheon vouchers, no you cannot get luncheon vouchers, yes you can get them, no you cannot, etc etc). Their most recent email told me i could get them but it was too late - I had already redeemed the points for a paypal payout.. which has never happened, and I am certain now that they will not pay.
I am so upset with this company and I feel very let down by them AND I feel used. My time and my effort all for nothing. It feels as if I am hitting my head against a rock trying to get them to sort this out. They simply do not care. I am sorry but I really cannot recommend them. Not at all.

"So far so good"
March 15, 2014 by Chris from United States

***Update 3/14/14

I upgraded this to 5 stars from 4.5 stars. Even though you don't get tons of surveys, all of the ones I get I complete and am credited for. I think that makes up for it and they are all $3 for maybe 15 minutes worth of work max.

I am new to Pinecone Research, have only been a member for maybe 1-2 weeks tops. I have cashed out for $6 after taking 2 surveys. The surveys were interesting and relevant to me and really did not take long at all to complete. I think I have been chosen to test a product which is something I would actually use. No problems at all.

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