How would you like to get paid just to be online? Sounds like a scam doesn’t it? Sounds like something you’ve heard before…just another one of those flukes. Well that isn’t always the case; there are some legitimate Get Paid Programs out there. The purpose of this article isn’t to promote any one program, but rather to shed some light on the reality of earning while you surf.
“Get Paid Programs” are programs that will pay internet users to do easy things online, such as reading emails, viewing websites, viewing advertisements, completing offers, signing-up to offers, completing surveys, writing, posting in forums, selling and promoting, and a whole host of other activities.
There are a large number of Get Paid Programs floating around, some legit, some scams. How do you tell the difference? To be quite honest only time and fortitude can prove this, however there are a few sign that you can look for that may indicate that a program is illegitimate:
(a) Not being affiliated with a reputable company.
(b) Requesting a sign up payment.
(c) Asking for a PayPal password. Note well that your PayPal password should NEVER be given to anyone.
(d) Sending unsolicited junk mail to garner participation.
Let’s now explore some different types of Get Paid Programs:
1. Get Paid to Take Surveys
Participating in paid online surveys is a quick, easy way to earn extra cash. Many companies are looking for consumer opinions on their products and services and rely on the impartial opinions given in online surveys. Usually survey takers are carefully screened to make sure that they match the demographic needs of the company conducting the research.