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GlobalTestMarket

1100 112th Avenue NE, Suite 200 Bellevue, Washington  98004 United States
Tel: 1-206-315-9300  Contact: https://www.globaltestmarket.com/contact.php
Operated by: Global Market Insite

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Overall User Rating

337 user reviews
Rewards Offered
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Member Opportunities
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Redemption Info

1200 point minimum required for $50 PayPal payment or check. Number of points needed to redeem rewards may vary based on location.

GlobalTestMarket General Information

GlobalTestMarket

Types of Surveys Offered
GlobalTestMarket offers online surveys that help companies develop new products and services. For every successful survey completion, members are awarded points. Survey lengths vary, but are typically between 10 - 20 minutes. 1 point = approximately $0.05.

Rewards Information
Global Test Market offers many different reward options:

  • Payment checks - after you accumulate a balance of 1200 points, you can request a payment check be mailed to you.
  • Paypal payments - with 1200 points in your account, you can request a $50 payment to your PayPal account.
  • Gift cards - receive gift cards and e-vouchers to retailers including Amazon, Starbucks, Boston pizza, and more. 1000 points (=$50) required per request.
  • *Note that number of points required for rewards may vary, based on location.

Company Information
Global Test Market is an online survey panel operated by GMI (Global Market Insite, Inc.), now owned by Lightspeed Research. Global Test Market has approximately 5.5 million members across 200 different countries.

"Used to be decent"
Sunday, April 19, 2015 by steve

They were a decent panel at one time, but have declined in the past year.

If you do surveys your account is not always credited with them.

If you complain, your account sometimes becomes mysteriously inaccessible.

My advice would be to avoid these shysters like the plague. Very untrustworthy indeed.


"Excellent panel, with a few faults"
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 by g

Upsides:

Always pay fast (5-7 days paypal)
Plenty of surveys (5-7 daily at least)
Big Company/Reputable

Downsides:

Customer service needs improvement. Answers 2 out of 3 inquiries on average, however, always answers extremely important inquiries so that's good.

Bottom line, one of my favorites but a few minor faults.

UPDATE 4/13/15: GTM diluted points again by 4%, paypal now requires 240 points per $10 versus 230. This coming on the back of dilution a year or two ago of 10%.

Overall, dropped GTM half a point rating, and may discontinue survey taking at some point due to the constant dilution.


"started off well"
Saturday, April 11, 2015 by sylvie

I was a member for around 2 weeks and managed to get about 300 points. 1000 points can be redeemed for a £10 paypal transaction or giftcard. Now when I try to log in it doesnt recognise my username or password. I seem to have been locked out of my account. What a waste of time.


"Not bad"
Wednesday, April 08, 2015 by leana

I've been doing around 2 survey a week for that past 8 weeks and just collected 1000 points which I redeemed for paypal money and Starbucks vouchers. Sometimes you get screened out of surveys which is annoying but it's not too difficult to collect points. Received my vouchers fairly quickly after redemption.


"Waste of time!!"
Sunday, April 05, 2015 by Leo

This is a time wasting company with their 'many surveys available' that are not really targeted to your profile, hence a huge waste of clicking time, which together with their very high threshold makes it very difficult to reach redemption.

Worse is their awful dismissive customer service, and even if they have made some changes to their website last year or so (and survey finally have a more regular/reliable survey ref.), they still are the same, bad customer service, misleading survey timing, and a very time consuming clicking activity to find/complete a survey for my like.
Besides, why has to be so difficult to find out their reward options before joining?? I redeemed and ditched. No worth my time.


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