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Branded Surveys

343 4th Ave, Suite 201, San Diego, CA   92101 US
Tel:    Contact: https://surveys.gobranded.com/page/contact
Operated by: Branded Research Inc.

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REDEEMING REWARDS

Once you have earned a minimum of 1,000 points, you will have the option to redeem your points for cash or gift cards. Choose any amount over $10.00. Gift cards are awarded in $10.00 increments. Alternatively, choose PayPal or Branded Pay (bank transfer) for payment. Redemptions are processed within 1-2 business days.

In November 2017, MintVine rebranded itself as Branded Surveys. The company has been running online surveys since 2012.

Branded Surveys is an online survey site that offers users the opportunity to answer online surveys in exchange for rewards including cash and gift cards. Membership is available to those living in the USA, Canada and UK.

How Branded Surveys Works

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Branded Surveys provides its members the opportunity to participate in online surveys on its Go Branded website, in a wide variety of different topics in exchange for rewards. Formerly known as MintVine, in 2017, the panel completely redesigned their website and took on the new name, 'Branded Surveys'. Branded offers its members tons of different rewards options and issues gift cards within 48 hours of transactions being processed.

New Member Bonus

New members of Branded Surveys can get a $1.00 (100 point) joining bonus, simply create an account and take the profile survey. After completing the survey, 100 points will be instantly credited to your account. That's 10% of the points required for your first cash out! Registration is quick – use your social account or email to sign up. No promo code is required to take advantage of the bonus.

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Payment and Rewards

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Earn a Payout in as Little as One Week!

Payouts on Branded Surveys range in value for surveys and can be as high as 300 points. If you are not the best fit for a survey, you will still be rewarded with points for answering even a couple of questions - compensating you for your time and inching you forward to your first payout, be it a cash payment, gift card or other reward.

How to Redeem Points

When you complete a survey, you will be rewarded with points and your survey answers will be sent directly to Branded Survey’s market research clients. Once you have earned a minimum of 1000 approved points, a redemption button will become active in the "My Points" section of your account, allowing you to cash out your earnings and redeem your points.

Rewards

When you're ready to request a cash out from your Branded Surveys account, click the redemption button and choose from a wide variety of rewards:

  • PayPal cash payments
  • Branded Pay (USA only)
  • Amazon gift cards
  • Pre-paid virtual credit cards
  • Other gift cards including: eBay, Walmart, Target, Home Depot, Chipotle, Airbnb, and more!

Branded Pay connects directly to your bank account, allowing you to get your hard earned cash even faster! Upon approval of your withdrawal (1-2 business days), a payout will post to your bank account within 24-48 hours (USA residents only).

Redemptions take approximately 1-2 business days to process, and all rewards are digital. Gift cards will be issued as e-gift cards, and cash payments will be sent electronically. A valid phone number may be required to verify your identity to cash out your rewards.

Promo Codes

Promo codes on Branded are available for users to input into their member accounts, and will credit accounts with free points. These promo codes are available via special contests and promotions, though they aren't available often.

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Survey Taking Experience

Branded Surveys available surveys

Survey Lengths

The average survey on the platform takes 11 minutes to complete, but the estimated completion time will always be listed on survey invitations (which are e-mailed, or can also be found listed in your account). Not only can you take interesting surveys, but daily poll opportunities are also offered.

Many surveys, as well as the platform itself, is posted on the gobranded domain name. Go Branded is the same as Branded Surveys - it's simply what the panel uses in their url.

Daily Polls

Log into your account daily to receive 5 points for taking the quick poll available on your Branded Surveys Dashboard. You may complete one poll every 24 hours.

Earn Extra Points

Local Deals are provided by businesses and offer additional opportunities to earn points with Branded Surveys. These opportunities are also listed in your Branded Surveys dashboard. The more points you earn, the more qualified you will be for additional opportunities.

How Much Points are Worth

Branded Surveys uses a very simple points conversion system. 1000 points = $10 and 100 points = $1. Therefore, each individual point is worth 1 cent, or $0.01.

Member's Tip! Answer questions as honestly as possible so the data collected is accurate and the surveys you qualifying for are relevant to you. This makes it much easier and enjoyable to complete surveys quicker.

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Branded Elite Program

Branded Elite

Branded Elite recognizes and awards members for their consistent participation in surveys. There are three status levels: Bronze, Silver and Gold. These tiers allow for earning points and offering referrals to friends who earn you points when they join. Branded Surveys will also award the top 100 active Branded Surveys members with an additional 100-point incentive at the end of the month.

Bonus Points for Consecutive Survey Completions

Earn additional points for completing surveys consecutively:

  • Complete 12 surveys in 7 days and earn an additional 5% of the total number of approved points in your account as a Bronze badge holder, 10% as a Silver and 15% as a Gold badge holder.
  • Complete 20 surveys in 7 days and earn an additional 7% of the total number of approved points in your account as a Bronze badge holder, 12% as a Silver and 17% as a Gold badge holder.
  • Complete 30 surveys in 7 days and earn an additional 9% of the total number of approved points in your account as a Bronze badge holder, 14% as a Silver and 19% as a Gold badge holder.

Re-qualify to Keep Your Badge Status

To maintain your badge color, members are encouraged to keep participating. Note that badges are subject to change on the first of each month if there was minimal participation for the duration of the month.

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Community Features

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Branded Leaderboard

Increase your daily payout by getting on the Leaderboard. The Leaderboard tracks the Daily Top 50, Weekly Top 50 and Monthly Top 20 performers and rewards members for their survey completions.

  • Daily Top 50 leaders = 50 points
  • Weekly Top 50 leaders = 200 points
  • Monthly Top 20 leaders = 300 points

Remain Active to Win Daily, Weekly & Monthly Prizes

Remember that for every survey you complete, you will get submitted into a daily, weekly and monthly random prize drawing. Win up to 50 extra points in a daily drawing, 500 points in the weekly drawing and 1000 points for the monthly drawing. The more you participate the greater number of entries you will receive for the drawings.

Referral Program

Log in to your account to copy your unique referral link which you can then share with friends and extended family members to increase your account balance. Receive 50 points as a gold or silver badge holder whenever your friends and family reach the silver badge status.

Eligibility: USA, UK, Canada residents 16 years of age and older

Joining Bonus! Branded Surveys is currently offering a 100 point ($1) sign up bonus to new members. » Click here to claim your bonus!


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Branded Surveys Reviews (737)

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April 29, 2017 by Pamela from United States

A survey from Mintvine was very simple to complete, the timing on the survey was very short and the questions were also simple.

Nope

April 16, 2017 by Kathy from United States

Nope. Nope. Nope. Not happy with this one. Just spent 35mins on a survey (again) where at the end "disqualified". This is happening way too much. Waste of my time. I haven't been with Mintvine very long. I will give it the benefit of the doubt for a few more days. I'm just trying to get the points, cash out, and move on to other surveys. There are a few survey websites that are a lot better than this one. But like I said, I will give it a few more tries (you would think these surveys would know within the first few questions whether or not you're qualified. Not the second to the last question. Oh thats right, they do!). Two stars for the first day; very misleading,

Really good site

April 13, 2017 by Bettie from United States

I really like this website. Easy points to make pretty fast rewards
A lot of times you get points even if you don't qualify for the survey

A complete waste of time

April 12, 2017 by Gaby from United States

Kept telling me that surveys were not a good match for my profile. With some surveys I was given this answer right away, others wasted my time for several minutes before telling me I wasn't eligible.

Wasted 30 minutes on a survey that glitched out/didn't give me credit.

Was only able to complete two surveys for a total of 140 points ($1.40) but rather than them giving the points right away they've gone into pending mode, making me wait 2 weeks before I get any compensation.

Branded Surveys responded to this review on April 12, 2017

We are sorry to hear about this negative experience. Points typically take 2 weeks to be approved and payments are processed 3-5 days after being requested. If you have a particular survey that causes a problem please use the "Report Issue" function in your transactions screen so we can ensure compensation.
Points Pending is WAY too long

April 9, 2017 by Toni from United States

In some ways this is a good panel, because they do have a lot of surveys, and few technical difficulties. However, once you have earned points, they "sit on them" for WEEKS! This panel, for me, has the longest wait time in the business to receive, or even be able to select rewards. For this reason, this has become a panel that I only use when I have exhausted all survey opportunities with my other panels. They ask you to "Help Us Grow". I'm thinking that they won't "grow" much until they treat their panelists with a little more respect.

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