Global Test Market is an online survey panel operated by GMI (Global Market Insite, Inc.), now owned by Lightspeed Research. Global Test Market has millions of members across 200 different countries and awarded over $32 million worth of prizes to members in 2014. Take advantage of this panel and start earning a piece of this large pie!
Types of Surveys Offered
Global Test Market offers online surveys that help companies develop new products and services. For every successful survey completed, members are awarded points. Survey lengths vary, but are typically between 10 - 20 minutes. 1 point = approximately $0.05.
Registering is easy, simple and free. Click the registration link where you will be asked simple questions about you and your household. The results are used to determine which surveys you are a good fit for.
Each survey that you complete with Global Test Market rewards you with 'Marketpoints'. Collected Marketpoints can be redeemed for many different reward options, note that selection of rewards varies depending on your country of residence. Rewards can be collected once you have accumulated 1,000 Marketpoints or $50 within your account.
Option to Give Back
In addition to the great selection of rewards, Global Test Market gives you the option to give back to your community! Unicef charity donations can be redeemed with collected Marketpoints.
Reward Processing Time
Rewards usually take about 4-6 weeks to arrive if you are in the United States and 6-8 weeks for international panel members.
Eligibility: Residents worldwide, age 14+
I've been with this panel several years and used to have success with them. Over the past year or so, it's been very frustrating to deal with them. Their payouts per survey are much lower, and it takes a long time to cash out. I used to be able to cash out $50 Paypal each month, but now it only seems to occur every few months. They are not responsive or cooperative whenever I've had technical issues, or if I get an error when completing a finished survey. Their site is extremely slow. I have a lot of log in issues. I stick with them, because I've been with them for so long, but they obviously don't value my loyalty.
Got my account disabled before I could cash out for no apparent reason
DO NOT USE
I complained that I couldn't access one of their surveys because there was no ARROW to continue with the survey.
Their response: Your request has been solved. To reopen this request, reply to this email. Support Team (GlobalTestMarket)
This was their "solution" to my issue: Thank you for making us aware of the problem you experienced. We apologize for any frustration that our survey may have caused. However, please know, we do our best to make sure our panelists’ survey experiences are positive. But, sometimes technical errors do occur. Unfortunately, due to the issues you are experiencing, you will not be able to complete this survey. Kind regards, The TechSay Team My reaction to their "kind regards" remarks: Aren't you going to try to solve this issue or credit me for trying to complete a survey that has a technical issue, due to no fault of my own? DID NOT SOLVE ANYTHING! :(
I joined this survey company about 8 weeks ago and I received lots of survey requests during the first 6 weeks. I did get screened out of some but I still managed to complete an average of 6 per week at about 30 pts per survey. However this changed as soon as I got within 120 pts of the 1087 pts needed to take my rewards as cash. I have not received many survey invites in the last 10 days and have only managed to qualify to do one of them. I get screened out much more and sometimes after doing one for about 10 mins. I had a request today which I replied to within 30 secs and was advised that the survey had been completed by enough members and I needed to be quicker ! I am skeptical that I will ever get my 1087 points and this Company will keep stalling and never give me the chance of completing enough surveys for me to get my reward. If I can then I will update this in the future to let people know the outcome.
I've been using this site for almost two years. Reading others' comments, I agree with many. Yes, you are screened out fast. In my case a 70+ year old with a PH.D. working full time puts me in a rather unique group, so I expect to get screened out a lot. I agree some, the surveys are time consuming and on occasion end before you can finish. Once all my points were changed when I was only a few away from another reward. I also have noted that when you approach a point total that will allow you to redeem for a reward, the surveys offered a few and far between. My biggest grip is that I'm still waiting for an Amazon gift card from last July and this is after numerous requests. As someone noted, it may be good for insomnia and nothing more.
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