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Ipsos i-Say

Global Headquarter Services, 35, rue du Val de Marne
Tel:   Contact: questions@i-say.com
Operated by: Ipsos

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Overall User Rating

316 user reviews
Rewards Offered
Green checkboxCash paid via PayPal
Green checkboxAmazon gift cards
Green checkboxiTunes gift cards
Green checkboxStarbucks gift cards
Green checkboxTarget gift cards
Green checkboxVISA prepaid cards
Green checkboxDonations to charity
Green checkboxSweepstakes entries
Member Opportunities
Green checkboxOnline surveys
Green checkboxOnline focus groups
Green checkboxProduct testing
Green checkboxMobile surveys
Green checkboxMobile app
Green checkboxWebcam surveys
Green checkboxRefer-a-friend program
Redemption Info

1530 points ($15) minimum account balance needed for reward redemption. £10 needed in the UK.

Various other point minimums required for other rewards

Alternatively, 250 points can be used for an entry into the Trading Post draw, which features various prizes.

Ipsos i-Say General Information

Ipsos i-Say

Voice + Choice + Rewards
With Ipsos i-Say you can have the power to influence the future of major brands in advertising, entertainment and many other industries. Share your opinions and choose your rewards!

Survey Types
Take online surveys on a variety of different topics. Typically earn between 10-100 points for each survey you successfully complete. Survey invitations are sent directly to your inbox for ultimate convenience. Most members will receive about 8 survey invitations per month, depending on their profile demographics.

Reward Types and Amounts
Ipsos i-Say offers the following reward options:

  • exchange your points for a payment to your PayPal account (1,530 points = $15 PayPal payment).
  • exchange your points for e-voucher to your favorite stores including Amazon, Starbucks, Target, and more. e-Vouchers come in $5-$15 denominations (500-1500 points) and are typically instantly delivered after request.
  • exchange your points for a VISA pre-paid card (2,000 points = $20)
  • Canadians have the opportunity to exchange their points for Air Miles Reward Miles.
  • exchange your points for a cash donation to a variety of different charities.
  • 250 points can be used toward an entry into the Trading Post Draw which features prizes such as vacations, etc.

Sweepstakes Opportunities
Members of i-Say will receive entries into various prize draws just for being active members, for taking surveys, etc. Prizes vary but include things like electronics, vacations, and prize packs.

Enter into the following prize draws with your collected points:

  • Trade to Travel Draw: For just 200 i-Say points, purchase an entry towards winning an exciting travel getaway!
  • Click Draw: Each quarter, 10 panel members win 5,000 i-Say points. The more surveys you participate in, the more chances you have to win this large lump sum!
  • Poll Predictor: Each time you respond to a survey you will receive an opportunity to participate in the "poll predictor". Don't pass up the opportunity to win more prize draw entries.

Loyalty Program
Ipsos offers a loyalty program where members can earn bonus points if they have already completed a certain number of surveys in the past. For instance, members receive 25 bonus points after completing 5 surveys, 50 bonus points after completing 10 surveys, etc. The more surveys that are completed, the more bonus points increasingly become more valuable. The loyalty program runs from January 1 to December 31 each year and does not carry over.

Refer your Friends!
Ipsos i-Say provides the option to refer your family, friends or anyone who you think would be interested in collecting rewards for filling out surveys! For each individual you successfully refer you will collect 100 bonus i-Say points. Periodically there are promotions offering even more points for referring new panel members.

Ipsos Background Information
The Ipsos i-Say online survey panel is operated by Ipsos Insight, a division of Ipsos. Ipsos is one of the world's largest online marketing research companies which conducts over 6 million surveys annually in over 100 countries.

Note: The European version of this panel, Ipsos Access Panels, has merged with Ipsos i-Say. They are now one.

"Blacklisted for trying to help improve."
February 23, 2017 by Chris from United States

I was a member of I-say, and completed many of their surveys with no problem until I mentioned in a comment section on their website that their reward system had a small flaw that should be addressed. Suddenly I stopped getting survey invitations, and my membership cancelled. When I contacted them, they say that their analysis showed "contradictory answers" so I was terminated. I'm a member of other survey sites (mintvine, yougov, etc.) that also do checks for consistency and I've never had a problem with any of them, so this sudden expulsion doesn't seem right. I often don't qualify for most surveys but I'm honest anyway. I think blacklisting someone for a comment they don't like is a poor business ethic.


"Below Average"
February 20, 2017 by Jameson from United States

They normally offer decent payouts when you get directed to them from portal sites. I've tried doing these surveys through several different links. I've also signed up before too.

The way their screening system works seems very strange. Sometimes you will get asked the same question several times during one screening. Note, this is not during different surveys but during the actual sneering process itself.

When the site works, its decent. But they also like to send you tons of emails and as far as I can tell you can't stop receiving them unless you turn off your membership. So there's no "Don't email me option"

I know there are several other sites that do this "Survey Roulette" but its very frustrating to be asked the same question over and over again 10 times that isn't even part of a survey just to finally reach the end and realize there are no surveys.

No, my Race and Gender has not changed in the last 2 minutes. Please stop asking.

Their customer support is down right rude and they do not like to take constructive feedback. They are very stubborn and not sincere at all.

This site normally is high paying when you get linked to it from other sites. However the problem with it is that it will not remember your information even when you are a registered member. It will constantly ask you the same questions even right after you get screened out. Yes several other sites are guilty of this too but this site takes it to a new level.

I almost gave it a one star rating but the only thing saving it from that is the fact they do pay out. But its rare.

As far as I know they do not offer paypal cash out and if you sign up as a registered member they do not offer the option to not receive emails. They tell you if you don't want emails that you have to delete your account.

Its sad that they do not realize by changing a few small things that would cost them very little money they would perform so much better. They are one of several sites that give the online survey community a bad name and they just don't care that they do.

Even Sampilicious is making an attempt to get better because of negative feedback.... and thats saying a lot.


"I SAY"
February 11, 2017 by Bridget from United States

Deleted me no notice and forfeited points. Said had not logged in but false since I had done recent surveys


"Takes Forever to Make $"
February 09, 2017 by Stacey from United States

The pay out on this site takes forever. Long surveys are worth barely any points (45-90 points), which is really the equivalent of cents if you are trying to cash out via Paypal. You need about 1450 points to cash out via Paypal (for $15).

The survey site is fun at times - there are sweepstakes you can enter for answering entertaining trivia questions after completing a survey, or if you get turned down for a survey. I spend a LOT of time trying to qualify for a survey, sometimes going through questions for 10 minutes only to be turned away. I wish their survey screening was better using member data, because that's why I don't use the site very often.

I also participated in an invited community forum on purchasing habits over Christmas. I enjoyed it a lot, and ended up winning both a $10 gift certificate and a $20 gift certificate (I chose Amazon gift certificates). The survey panels were worth my time.

It's worth a look, but I recommend OneOpinion and Opinion Outpost over Ipsos. Only use if you have time to burn...lots of time.


"Problematic"
February 08, 2017 by Lee from United Kingdom

I've been with these guys for years, but their quality of service has gone down dramatically in the last year or so.

Surveys I've taken have not been credited, and neither were the points I was promised for being screened out of certain surveys.

While it's quite difficult to get hold of the correct people (there are many different variations of the brand depending on your location), they did eventually get back to me and corrected the issues I had. However, there seems to me to be an issue with the administration due to their falling standards.


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