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FF Focus Group

950 West Vally Road, Suite 2700, Wayne, PA  19087 US
Tel: 215.367.4000   Contact: https://www.fffocusgroup.com/contact/
Operated by: Focus Forward, LLC


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20,000 points ($20) minimum account balance required in order to request payment check for survey participation. In person, telephone and multi-session online surveys are paid via cash, check or gift card at the close of the study.

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Branded Surveys, Opinion Outpost, SayMore, MySoapBox

Survey Squad renamed itself to FF Focus Group in February, 2022. It was also previously known as "Focus Forward Online".

FF Focus Group is powered by Focus Forward. Focus Forward provides the highest quality nationwide qualitative and quantitative recruitment for marketing research studies, as well as transcription, coding, incentive processing and translation services. Since 2003, Focus Forward has been bringing together people who would like to share their opinions with the companies who want to hear them and make choices based on those opinions.

Different Ways to Make Bank!

FF Focus Group pays for members to participate in online, mobile surveys, in-person focus groups and phone interviews. Join today by completing a profile, and start making money right away. Earn up to 2,500 points ($2.50 value) just for filling out a short profiling questionnaire.


For in-person interviews, phone interviews, or online bulletin boards and other types of longer commitment projects, compensation ranges based on the study requirements, though typical rewards are between $100 - $300. For an online or mobile survey, awards are typically between 1,000 -5,000 points which equates to $1-5 per study. There is also the opportunity to be entered in the monthly sweepstakes, with the chance to win up to 250,000 points.

Note that all marketing research projects compensate participants for their time and opinions.

In-Person Studies

Participants typically receive cash, a check or a gift card at the end of in-person participation.

Telephone & Multi-Session Online Surveys

Payments are made via check 6 to 8 weeks after completion of a study.

Single-Session Online Surveys

Upon completion of a survey, points are usually posted immediately to your member account. Accumulated balances may be withdrawn by the participant once their account balance reaches 20,000 Points. Payment will be made in the form of a check mailed to the address in your profile.

3 Panels to Join!

  • Consumers: Regardless of your age, gender or background, you can share your thoughts and experiences on your favorite brands.
  • Business Professionals: Do you work in the business industry and want to network with other business professionals? FF Focus Group works with some of the largest business to business brands looking for your insight.
  • Medical Professionals: Whether you're a doctor, a nurse or a lab tech, FF Focus Group's medical community provides valuable feedback on everything from new medical devices to pharmaceutical research.

Online Survey Sweepstakes

Every participant that takes an eligibility screener receives 1 entry per survey to the monthly sweepstakes. If a survey is completed, you may receive additional entries as part of the compensation. The sweepstakes runs from the 1st of each month until the last day of each month, when FF Focus Group chooses 7 participant names at random.

Tweet About It!

All of FF Focus Group's projects are tweeted about in real time on Twitter so you can keep track of the newest opportunities. Find the hottest projects that interest you and are paid fairly! Also, if you are looking for extra projects that you are not initially invited to, apply for projects on the Twitter page, but apply quickly because these fill up fast!

How Often Can I Participate?

Each client with FF Focus Group has different requirements of length between studies. Survey companies can ask anywhere from 3 months to a year between participation in studies. This does not count towards any online surveys.

Eligibility: United States residents only, 13+

FF Focus Group Reviews (31)

5 Star Reviews (7) 22.6
4 Star Reviews (1) 3.2
3 Star Reviews (4) 12.9
2 Star Reviews (5) 16.1
1 Star Reviews (14) 45.2

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High Paying Focus Groups as well.

September 17, 2010 by Elizabeth from United States

I get 3-4 surveys a month from Focus Forward online. I've earned $10 in surveys since joining Focus Forward, but I earned $200.00 in a focus group with them. They paid by check within a week of the project's closure. One of my favorites!