PaidViewpoint Reviews and Features

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123 10th St., San Francisco, California  94103 US
Tel: (415) 364-8601   Contact: [email protected]
Operated by: AYTM


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$15 USD minimum account balance required for first cash out. Rewards processing completed within 72 hours of request.

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Paidviewpoint is a paid surveys website where you can earn PayPal cash and gift cards for answering online surveys.

PaidViewpoint is operated by (Ask Your Target Market) and with your help, AYTM is revolutionizing the market research industry by making quality market research easily accessible and affordable to businesses large and small everywhere.

How PaidViewpoint Works

Paidviewpoint gives survey takers around the world the opportunity to participate in paid studies on their surveys platform. Becoming a member is free and only takes a few minutes.

PaidViewpoint is built upon 4 principles:

  • Cash for every completed market research survey. No points, chances or tickets.
  • No screen outs without a cash reward once you've been invited into a survey.
  • A carefully crafted survey taking experience that's clear, fun, and engaging.
  • Privacy is respected and personally identifiable information is not sold to anyone.

Survey Taking Experience

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New Member Cash Bonus

Join and immediately get a sign up bonus deposited into your account. Joining is easy and free and can be done using your e-mail address, or by connecting your Google or Facebook account. New member cash bonus amounts vary per country, but for USA and Canada, it is $1.00. An activation code is not required to receive the $1.00 sign up bonus - once you fully register, you will see the amount instantly credited to your account.

How PaidViewpoint Determines How Much You'll Earn Per Survey

Every survey gets a fixed portion of the sale price allocated to the respondents who answer the questions. That pot of money is divided up between the respondents, based on their TraitScore. Adjustments are made to level the playing field so that newer members of PaidViewpoint are treated equally well as compared to longstanding members. The respondent pool is divided into groups and the higher-level groups get paid more for each survey answer.

Payment Options

PaidViewpoint offers online surveys in exchange for cash and gift cards. All cash-out payments are made through Paypal or their partner, Virtual Incentives.

  • Receive your first payment with a $15.00 USD balance in your account. Your second rewards redemption can be made with $10 in your account, and all subsequent redemptions can then be made with just $5 worth of earnings in your account if your account is in good standing.
  • Receive your reward within 72 hours of request.
  • Reward options include PayPal payments (all countries), or e-gift cards to Amazon, Walmart, and more (for members in the USA, UK, and Canada).
  • If you are located outside the USA, you will be paid to your PayPal account in US dollars. Gift cards will be converted into your local currency (from USD) and are available in $5 and $10 denominations.
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How to Get More Surveys

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Getting Notified for New Surveys

Paidviewpoint does not typically send an e-mail notification to members when a new survey becomes available. Instead, surveys are posted to user dashboards. Upon logging in, you may see a message in the top right corner that says, "1 survey is waiting". PaidViewpoint recommends logging into your account regularly to be able to take these higher paying surveys, versus waiting for an e-mail invitation.

Handy Browser Notifications

One way to easily check for new surveys is to keep a tab open on your web browser that has the Paidviewpoint website loaded. When you see a red dot on the tab icon that looks like this: new survey a new survey is available in your account! If a study is ultimately difficult to fill, Paidviewpoint may then opt to notify members when these full surveys (research surveys) are available and require more responses.

Member's Tip! Don't wait for PaidViewpoint to e-mail you surveys. Log in to your account regularly to find full surveys (non-trait surveys) posted there first.

Survey Lengths

Survey lengths vary, but are typically between 5-6 minutes. All surveys have limits placed on the number of characters in a question (120-240) and in survey answers (90-120) to give a Twitter-like feel. The number of answer choices is limited. Long, classic, complex, matrix-type questions are forbidden and the number of open-ended questions (where you have to type in answers) is limited. The maximum number of questions in a survey is limited on average, to around just 10 questions long.

Daily Surveys

You can wait until new surveys are posted to your dashboard, but you can also take "Trait Surveys" and earn between $0.03 and $0.10, on most days. These Trait Surveys not only serve to regularly increase your earnings, but they also help increase your TraitScore. Note that receiving trait surveys regularly may depend on your region.

PaidViewpoint App

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If you prefer to take surveys on your phone and like having direct access to your surveys account, you may consider downloading the PaidViewpoint app. You can complete surveys directly from the mobile app, check your account balance and cash out your earnings when ready. The Paidviewpoint app is available on Android only, via Google Play.

Community Features

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Increase Your TraitScore and Earn More

PaidViewpoint's patent-pending TraitScore system was invented to assess the candor and consistency of survey respondents and to incentivize these characteristics. The higher your TraitScore, the more you can earn per survey. A high TraitScore allows you to receive the maximum number of surveys per month.

9000 TraitScore Importance: Achieve a TraitScore of 9000 to become part of the top 10% of members who earn more for each research survey!

Referral Program

PaidViewpoint offers a generous referral program where you will earn 20% of what your referrals earn for taking research surveys. In other words, earn 20% from your referrals when they take surveys other than "Traits Surveys". You can have an unlimited number of referrals and can earn up to a lifetime maximum of $25 per referral. If you can refer friends from the USA in particular, you will likely find you can earn more.

VIP Community Builders

For members who can generate large numbers of referrals, PaidViewpoint offers a VIP Community Builder Club. The benefit of the Club is that you'll be credited with 20% of a referred user's earnings immediately after they complete a survey, without having to wait to be credited until a referral actually cashes out their earnings.

To get this privilege, you must have 100+ ACTIVE friends/referrals. Active means your referrals have been a member for more than 30 days and must be visiting the site and completing surveys on a regular basis.

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Is PaidViewpoint Legit or Scam?

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Is Paidviewpoint Legit?

It's barely appropriate to even question whether Paidviewpoint is legit or a scam. PaidViewpoint is operated by AYTM (Ask Your Target Market) - a legitimate and well-regarded market research company with millions of members worldwide. They offer legitimate surveys to their respondents and pay them on time.

Although some users may have varying levels of success with the website (i.e. international users may find it difficult to find full paying surveys; surveys that pay more than $0.03 'trait surveys'), it doesn't mean that the panel itself is illegitimate, never mind a 'scam'. Paidviewpoint is a safe, secure, online surveys website.

Eligibility: Available in 50 countries worldwide. Must be 13+ (16+ in the EU) to participate.

Note: McAfee antivirus has been known to mistake PaidViewpoint as a "phishing" website. You can ignore this warning.

PaidViewpoint Reviews (2503)

5 Star Reviews (1884) 75.3
4 Star Reviews (365) 14.6
3 Star Reviews (86) 3.4
2 Star Reviews (64) 2.6
1 Star Reviews (104) 4.2

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They give a lot of surveys but

August 10, 2020 by Darrel from United States

They held onto my money for 6 months because i changed my phone number. I had finally made it to the 15$ threshold and went to cash out and got a msg that i needed yo verify my phone number. But oh shoot i just got a new phone number last week, so i go ahead and change it in their system and then i get a msg from paid viewpoint that i would either have to forfeit my 15$ or let it sit there while i had my account frozen from receiving payment from them fir 6 months. Is this punishment for changing my phone number? No it's a lame excuse to hold my 15$ as well as thousands of other peoples $ in their account to accrue interest for 6 months. So i bit the bullet and waited for 6 months and in that time i got my trait score to 10000 and brought the total i just cashed out to 38$ but i was discouraged from doing their surveys after they left the sour taste in my mouth so the 38$ could have easily been 76$ or $114. I just didnt do all the surveys they offered after having my account frozen from receiving payment fir 6 months.

It takes time

July 25, 2020 by Jamal from Iran

It takes a lot of time to earn more money also they do not have a lot of tasks.

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PaidViewpoint responded to this review on July 26, 2020

Hi Jamal,

Thanks for giving us a try. Unfortunately, most of our surveys are for USA based members. We are trying to build an international presence but this takes time and resources. We are also trying to encourage our clients to open their surveys to world-wide respondents but most often the surveys are for US products and services.

Thanks again and have a good week,
I dont get the high love for this site

July 12, 2020 by Joe from Canada

Edit July 9th 2020
I finally got the required amount to cash out on June 10th 2020
"Jun 10 2020 $15.02"
This is not a lie, it took me 25 months to earn the min cash out of $15. I would visit the site almost every day to see if even the Trait survey ones were avail.
I am not in a big city or anything, but 2+ years to earn $15 is just bad.
In all the survey sites Ive been apart of, it's never taken me that long to get that much.
The payment did come within 72hours. I also waited a bit to to cash out. Which I'm kinda glad I did as they tacked on a PayPal fee.
I say they are legit, just very very slow FOR ME to earn the required $15 cash out. Because of the length of time it took me to get the $15 min, I can't give more than 3 stars.
Original review
Ive been on this site for a year now (May 1st 2018) ive earned $8.02. No that is not a typo. I thought OK, once I get my Traitscore up to 10K it would get better. Meaning more invites or even more than $0.03 per "Trait Surveys". Once again no, sorry it has never happened. I get no more than 3 cents on daily surveys & in the past year Ive gotten 3 emails for surveys. Two I missed out on & the 3rd one, while it did pay over a dollar, It seems now that I get less & less daily surveys. I think as of right now I'm just waiting to get the minimum amount to cash out. & then cancel

Slowly but shirley, I mean surely.

July 7, 2020 by Rick from United States

Update: It took awhile, but I finally hit payday. I which I could complete more surveys, but there is no problems with any that I do complete.

I finally reached max trait score of 10,000. This was suppose to mean I would get more surveys - actually I am getting less.

I can't believe how high it's rated. In one year I received points for only six surveys. I made a payout almost solely on trait points. It must be me or my age.

05/15/2018 Cancelled the site.

10/31/2020 - After seeing Surveypolice's high rating I decided to try again.

06/04/2020 - So far it's doing better, but still not worthy of the high review

First time I Cash out

June 28, 2020 by Shantiara from United States

They helped a bunch. Cash out was pretty easy, thanks paid viewpoint.