Esearch Reviews and Features

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P.O. Box 4356, Palos Verdes Peninsula, California  90274 US
Tel: 310-265-4608   Contact: [email protected]
Operated by:, Inc.


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Get paid for your survey completion after the study closes. No minimum account balances.

Esearch is one of the first and oldest online survey panels, having come into existence in 1995. Esearch is primary focused on the USA market, and currently has almost 1 million survey panelists. Survey panel members of Esearch receive cash awards for their participation, or sweepstakes entries for cash drawings.

Earn Cash!

Esearch pays cash honorariums for your participation by PayPal only. Make sure the email you sign up with is the same email you use for your PayPal account in order to redeem your rewards. Most surveys have cash incentives, but a few have draws. The cash incentive/draw information will be noted on the survey invitation so you will know your reward before filling out the survey. Incentives range from $1-$5 or more.

Survey Details

The typical survey on Esearch will take you 10-15 minutes to complete. Panelists usually receive a survey invitation to participate about once a month. These are usually online surveys, but you may be asked to try out a product at home and give your opinion. Although Esearch accepts panelists from around the world, most studies are for the US market, and therefore international panelists will get few survey requests.

Join a Specialty Panel

Esearch offers the following specialty panels:

  • Ethnic groups (including African American, Hispanics and Asians)
  • Teens and young adults
  • Mothers (with specific aged-children)
  • IT and business professionals
  • Small business owners
  • Chronic disease suffers (including those suffering from allergies, asthma, bladder weakness/overactive bladder, diabetes, heart problems, STDs, and stomach problems
  • Sports enthusiasts (spectators and participates)
  • Pet owners
  • Early adopters

Eligibility: United States focused, but accepts members worldwide, 18+.

Esearch Reviews (22)

5 Star Reviews (4) 18.2
4 Star Reviews (4) 18.2
3 Star Reviews (5) 22.7
2 Star Reviews (0) 0.0
1 Star Reviews (9) 40.9

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lousy site not for members

June 3, 2011 by georgeq from United States

Surveys come far and few between and, unlike other sites, there is no way to see what your survey history is nor what one has earned or has pending for payment to you. Unless you take a note of what ones youre invited to take from them, there is no way to keep track of whether an incentive is or isnt properly paid out. With all the survey sites it is rather imposing that we have to keep track of the ones they send to us and then inquire about them if we dont get the payments

Where are surveys? When the DO send them they are broken links and they wont fix them

September 17, 2010 by Angela from United States

You can complain to them all you want about a broken survey link and they never fix them. Appears this isnt a legit operation. Extremly rare to get a survey that works.

good and bad

September 17, 2010 by Sean from United States

this site is good that i've gotten everything i was promised in terms of incentives. this site is bad in that i didn't get my payment until almost 3.5 months after i requested it.

Worst Survey Company

September 17, 2010 by Bob from United States

At the beginning, they paid you very quickly and on-time. After you do serveral surveys, they start to reject your payment by all kinds of execuse. Also they treat the panel dishonest and tricky.

fair company

September 17, 2010 by Harley from United States

Recieve very few surveys but always qualify,paid direct to paypal.Would be great company if you recieved many surveys only about 3 per year