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20,000 points ($20) minimum account balance required in order to request payment check for survey participation. In person, telephone and multi-session online surveys are paid via cash, check or gift card at the close of the study.
Previously known as "Focus Forward Online".
Survey Squad is powered by Focus Forward. Focus Forward provides the highest quality nationwide qualitative and quantitative recruitment for marketing research studies, as well as transcription, coding, incentive processing and translation services. Since 2003, Focus Forward has been bringing together people who would like to share their opinions with the companies who want to hear them and make choices based on those opinions.
Different Ways to Make Bank!
Survey Squad pays for members to participate in online, mobile surveys, in-person focus groups and phone interviews. Join today by completing a profile, and start making money right away. Earn up to 2,500 points ($2.50 value) just for filling out a short profiling questionnaire.
For in-person interviews, phone interviews, or online bulletin boards and other types of longer commitment projects, compensation ranges based on the study requirements, though typical rewards are between $100 - $300. For an online or mobile survey, awards are typically between 1,000 -5,000 points which equates to $1-5 per study. There is also the opportunity to be entered in the monthly sweepstakes, with the chance to win up to 250,000 points.
Note that all marketing research projects compensate participants for their time and opinions.
Participants typically receive cash, a check or a gift card at the end of in-person participation.
Telephone & Multi-Session Online Surveys
Payments are made via check 6 to 8 weeks after completion of a study.
Single-Session Online Surveys
Upon completion of a survey, Focus Forward Points are usually posted immediately to your member account. Accumulated balances may be withdrawn by the participant once their account balance reaches 20,000 Points. Payment will be made in the form of a check mailed to the address in your profile.
3 Panels to Join!
- Consumers: Regardless of your age, gender or background, you can share your thoughts and experiences on your favorite brands.
- Business Professionals: Do you work in the business industry and want to network with other business professionals? Survey Squad works with some of the largest business to business brands looking for your insight.
- Medical Professionals: Whether you're a doctor, a nurse or a lab tech, Survey Squad's medical community provides valuable feedback on everything from new medical devices to pharmaceutical research.
Online Survey Sweepstakes
Every participant that takes an eligibility screener receives 1 entry per survey to the monthly sweepstakes. If a survey is completed, you may receive additional entries as part of the compensation. The sweepstakes runs from the 1st of each month until the last day of each month, when Survey Squad chooses 7 participant names at random.
Tweet About It!
All of Survey Squad's projects are tweeted about in real time on Twitter so you can keep track of the newest opportunities. Find the hottest projects that interest you and are paid fairly! Also, if you are looking for extra projects that you are not initially invited to, apply for projects on the Twitter page, but apply quickly because these fill up fast!
How Often Can I Participate?
Each client with Survey Squad has different requirements of length between studies. Survey companies can ask anywhere from 3 months to a year between participation in studies. This does not count towards any online surveys.
Eligibility: United States residents only, 13+
October 21, 2021 by ANDRIA from United States
I signed up with them over a year ago and I never qualified for a survey. They can they send an email for a survey you fill out and a min later and all of a sudden the survey is full. How? I also noticed that they will offer cash of a survey and then turn around and send the same survey offering points. Which the response is always, "you already filled the survey." Rip off and a waste of time.
August 31, 2021 by JESSICA from United States
IT HAS BEEN MONTHS OF EMAILS TRYING TO GET MY MONEY OVER $400 OF COURSE I HAVE EMAIL STATING ALL WORK WAS COMPLETED BUT YET THEY WONT PAY!!! DONT WASTE YOUR TIME ,ALL YOU WILL BE DOING IS MAKING THE COMPANY MONEY, YOU WILL NEVER SEE A DIME!
May 4, 2021 by Nathaniel from United States
I signed up months ago and responded to email after email. In order to be considered for paid marketing research. You have to answer survey questions. After numerous attempts, being denied, and tons of time wasted. It is very apparent that it is just a ploy to get free data. I would suggest to stay away from this site. While other sites don't really pay that much. At least you are getting something for your time.
December 17, 2020 by Morgan from United States
They send so many emails with requests to take the surveys and only qualified one time in two years. It’s ridiculous when you go 20 minutes into the survey, are told you qualify and they get all your information and then you either never get called or never emailed. Its a real class act when they switch and bait you into going all the way through and then disqualify you at the end with a “sorry your group has been filled”. It’s obvious the information collected is being used by survey squad or should I say focus forward in making money off of our time and information collected and then disqualified. It’s disheartening and wrong.
March 19, 2019 by Daniel from United States
I've been confirmed several times, even for ongoing surveys.
I don't know if it's my name or number that someone used to have or something but they always call back and deny me later even though they confirm me and say I will be receiving an email confirmation.
The the last one was a joke as the survey board was already on going and I fill the spot of somebody who failed to show up and was confirmed, then the next day they call me and said the client change the terms of the survey.
I'm not an idiot and obviously you're not going to change the entire structure of a survey with several dozen people participating in the middle of it, so I'm not sure what's wrong with these guys but it's a waste of time.
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