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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Good Survey Interface

January 22, 2016 by Chris from United States

Discovered this site a few months ago and have been impressed with the functionality compared to others like it.

MintVine does a great job at organizing the available surveys in my dashboard as well as cash out times.

never had a prblem

January 18, 2016 by Vincent from United States

been paid several times
enough surveys to accumulate quickly

Good layout and surveys, but points pending long

January 4, 2016 by Amy from United States

The site layout is organized and good, everything is sorted out simply with Surveys and Offers pages. For me, they have a good amount of surveys through the router. However, all the survey points, even the newbie profile point surveys, stay in pending for 2 weeks, whereas other sites will credit faster. Waiting for the pending points to be added before I can review about the cashout. Also, the email survey invites links are always closed/DQ'd lately, so there is no point clicking on them - just go straight onto their site for the survey funnel.

Update: upped to 4.5 stars. PayPal payment took 3 days to process, which is fast compared to some other sites. Pending points were added on the date as stated.

Lots of ways to earn, bad support, refuse to pay

December 27, 2015 by Donna from United States

I signed up for Mintvine a few weeks ago and was impressed with the amount of offers you can do. In my first two days was able to reach $20 for a gift card. After requesting the gift card I found out that my first withdraw was "Rejected" on my dashboard without any explanation. I contacted support but they just ignore you and do not want to help you. I find this kind of disgusting for a first impression of a new member to be treated like this. They refuse to pay me and do not even want to talk with me. If this was a professional company they would at least contact me and see if we can work something out. If you decide to join this site please be careful they do pay some people from what I seen but from my experience it looks like they do not like me and refuse to help so this site is definitely going off my list of reputable survey companies.

GREAT SURVEYS

December 24, 2015 by Janine from United States

I LOVE this site, you ONLY have to make 1000 points to make $10 unlike most where you have to make !0,000 to get any gift at all ! it's FUN and even if you DON'T qualify YOU WILL ALWAYS Make points of 5-15 points PLUS you can ALWAYS make 5 points on the question of the day, You won't make a LOT of money but its EXTRA $10-20 a month and you do have to get to them pretty quickly too. You do receive a LOT of them so its just up to you HOW MUCH money that you want to make.

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