Branded Surveys Reviews and Features

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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 500 points, you will have the option to redeem your points for cash or gift cards. Choose any amount over $5.00. Gift cards are awarded in $5.00 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 paid surveys site that offers users the opportunity to answer online surveys in exchange for rewards including cash and gift cards.

Membership is available to residents of the USA, Canada and UK.

How Branded Surveys Works

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Take Surveys, Earn Rewards

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 by simply creating an account and taking the profile survey. After completing the survey, 100 points will be instantly credited to your account. That's a whopping 20% of the points needed 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 500 approved points ($5.00 USD), 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 (bank transfer - 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

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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. 500 points = $5 USD, so 100 points = $1. Therefore, each individual point is worth 1 cent, or $0.01. If you are located in Canada or the UK, you will receive your rewards in your local currency, in the USD equivalent.

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

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Branded Elite Program

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Branded Elite

Branded Elite is Branded Surveys’ rewards program. There are three levels of membership depending on your monthly survey activity. The badge levels are Bronze, Silver and Gold. Each badge level grants members the opportunity to earn weekly bonus points.

As you take surveys throughout the month, you can advance through Bronze, Silver and Gold badge levels. You must meet the minimum survey requirements each month to keep your badge through the next month.

  • Complete 2 surveys per calendar month for Bronze
  • Complete 10 surveys per calendar month for Silver
  • Complete 25 surveys per calendar month for Gold

Earn Weekly Rewards

As a Branded Elite badge member, you can earn a weekly bonus when you complete 12, 20 or 30 surveys per week (Monday-Sunday). Your bonus is a percentage of your total approved survey points for the week.

  • When you complete 12 surveys per week, you can earn a 5% bonus as a Bronze member, a 10% bonus as a Silver member and a 15% bonus as a Gold member.
  • When you complete 20 surveys per week, you can earn a 12% bonus as a Silver member and a 17% bonus as a Gold member.
  • When you complete 30 surveys per week, you can earn a 14% bonus as a Silver member and a 19% bonus as a Gold member.

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.

Is Branded Surveys Legit?

Branded Surveys is a completely legitimate paid survey site and is not a scam. Although users of the site may have different experiences, the operating company is a credible market research firm that has issued millions of dollars in rewards to its members, verifying that Branded Surveys is legit.

You can learn more and find out what Branded Surveys users think of the platform in the reviews section below.

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

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Branded Surveys Reviews (1231)

5 Star Reviews (547) 44.4
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4 Star Reviews (183) 14.9
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3 Star Reviews (101) 8.2
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2 Star Reviews (88) 7.1
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1 Star Reviews (312) 25.3
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Really enjoying it but concerned

March 14, 2016 by Grace from United States

I've really been enjoying it, but made my first withdrawal, and 4 days in, it hasn't hit my PayPal. I've sent an email, and haven't heard anything back. Anyone else's really delayed? or is it just the first withdrawal you make?

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Branded Surveys responded to this review on March 14, 2016

Unfortunately we are currently seeing delays in the payment process. What typically takes 2 business days has been backed up this week. We are very sorry for the inconvenience and are taking steps to prevent issues like this in the future. Rest assured you will receive your payment!
One Of The Best Out There

March 9, 2016 by Bridgette from United States

So Far I Really Like This Site.Straighforward,No Shenanigans.Never Any Problems As Of Yet And They Don't Charge A Bogus Non Existent PayPal Fee Like Some Sites Do Because I Spoke With PayPal Doesn't Charge A Fee To Survey Sites When We/People Redeem For A PayPal Payment.

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Branded Surveys responded to this review on March 9, 2016

Thanks for the feedback, Bridgette! We are always transparent when it comes to our members and never include hidden fees.
Blocked

March 8, 2016 by Darrell from United States

I have been a member for over 2 years,but for the last 2 months I've been blocked from taking surveys I've sent 3 emails asking why but all I get from them is they will get back to me which I have not heard from nobody for 2 months.Can someone please let me know how to fix this problem.I also have no redeem button to cash out.I would not recommend this site.

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Branded Surveys responded to this review on March 9, 2016

We are sorry to hear this Darrell! MintVine is dedicated to security for our members, but sometimes this means you were flagged by mistake. The most common reason this could happen is if you frequently visit outside the US, UK, or Canada, however this can be remedied by our team immediately.
Better Now!

February 11, 2016 by Linda from United States

I think Mintvine has gotten better since first starting up with them a couple years ago. They send more regular surveys, have great and better incentives, have great customer service. They pay for dq's too! Can't beat that!

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Branded Surveys responded to this review on March 9, 2016

Thank you for the kind words! At MintVine we have been dedicated to growing as a community. This has led to more payout methods and more surveys offered to members!
AVOID!

February 4, 2016 by Sally from United Kingdom

I really liked Mintvine at first, reached 1000 points twice and cashed out by paypal. Points pend for a bit too long but fine other than that.

Until.....

One day the site said it needed my phone number for "verification". I refused to put it in as I get enough sales and nuisance calls as it is and my paypal account verifies who I am.

A few days later I was blocked from redeeming, and so far have had three messages ignored. These are points I earned before they asked for phone numbers. I've read online the same thing has happened to quite a few people.

If they've done it to me they could do it to you. AVOID AND TELL YOUR FRIENDS

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