OpinionBar Reviews and Features

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OpinionBar

Wilhelminakade 312, Rotterdam,   3072 AR NL
Tel: +31-(0)10-2030700   Contact: [email protected]
Operated by: MetrixLab

KEY FEATURES:

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PAYMENTS OFFERED

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HOW TO PARTICIPATE

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REDEEMING REWARDS

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Minimum payment threshold is €10.

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WARNING: As of early 2018, many OpinionBar users have been experiencing problems collecting payment and customer service inquiries appear to be going unanswered. Please bear this in mind if you are continuing to complete surveys for OpinionBar.

Millions of people express their opinions with OpinionBar each year! Since 1999, OpinionBar has been conducting online surveys on a large variety of subjects. They have worked with many international brands like UNICEF, Yahoo, Microsoft and Heineken, to name a few. Join OpinionBar and influence the future of business. OpinionBar is run by MetrixLab BV, an international online market research company.

Perks of Joining OpinionBar

OpinionBar offers its members the option to take online surveys, some of which are game-like in nature, or even test new products (and keep them!) before they are released. The fun and easy nature of the surveys make it simple to give your opinion on decisions being made by large corporations. You may also be asked to judge the latest websites or TV commercials or to participate in online brainstorms.

Earn Up To €10 Per Survey

Members who take online surveys will earn between €1.00 and €10.00 for each survey they complete. Panelists will be invited to participate in at least one survey per month and most can be completed in a short 10 minutes, although higher paying surveys may take longer. Even if you are screened out, OpinionBar will reward you with €0.10 for your time. Unlike other panels, you receive cash, not vouchers!

Earn Cash or Donate

Once your account reaches a balance of €10.00, members have two options. They may either request a payment via bank transfer or donate their earnings to a charity of their choice. Payments are issued on the 1st week of every month, and may take up to six weeks to show up in bank records, depending on the country you reside in.

Eligibility: Multiple members can join from the same household who are 18+.


OpinionBar Reviews (84)

5 Star Reviews (1) 1.2
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4 Star Reviews (3) 3.6
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3 Star Reviews (5) 6.0
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2 Star Reviews (3) 3.6
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1 Star Reviews (72) 85.7
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VERY SLOW but DOES pay

October 13, 2014 by Judith from United Kingdom

Takes ages to reach £10 payout as you often get screened out of their usually £1 surveys.
However they do provide good, well set out surveys and they do pay - well they have always paid me anyway.
My advice - I belong to about 40 surveys sites and I just go to the sites or wait for invitations, as necessary and over time I find that I am pleasantly surprised when I reach the payout.

Received payment at last

January 12, 2014 by Robert from United Kingdom

It took me a long while but I finally received a payment for just over £10. It did however take a long time to arrive in my bank from requeting.

The surveys are usually £1 each but you do get screened out quite a bit. Average length surveys though. Not great but ok and they pay.

Avoid

December 23, 2013 by Mick from United Kingdom

The surveys are interesting although not very frequent. The site gives the impression of a professional outfit. Don't be deceived.
I applied for my £10 reward and within a few weeks their site said that I had been paid. This was untrue. I wrote 4 emails over a 4 week period. I also wrote an email to their parent company MetrixLab. Not one response.
If you want to spend many hours completing surveys for no reward, this is the site for you.
Should be investigated and shut down.

No Surveys...

October 28, 2013 by curtis from United Kingdom

since Nov '12. Emailed asking for an update on their service - no reply. In a year's membership only sent seven surveys. Not worth bothering with!

Suddenly not paying

September 25, 2013 by Karen from United Kingdom

I see I'm not the only one who hasn't been paid. They have previously paid out around the first week of the month after cashing out, but this time nothing. Cashed out £10.10 in June, email says it was processed on 8th July, but money was never received into my bank account. Have messaged their Helpdesk 3 or 4 times, each one ignored. They still send invitations, the last of which I returned, saying not until I receive my money for the last lot - surprisingly the email didn't bounce. For £10 it's hardly worth pursuing, but I will be sending back any more survey invitations with a suitable comment. I'm quite surprised that they've suddenly turned bad, can only presume they've gone or are about to go bust.

In answer to the comment dated 22nd Sept: "OpinionBar don't have that many surveys very often, but they do pay." - I can assure you that this time they did not pay me.

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