Once you've learned the basics of taking surveys for money, you'll be ready to start taking steps to work smarter and optimize your earnings.

Scroll down and dive into our tips & advice so you can avoid getting disqualified, join multiple paid survey sites, use form fillers, and generally take surveys for money like a pro.

How to Spot a Paid Survey Scam

Learn what to look for so you can avoid the most common paid survey scams and focus on legitimate sites that let you take surveys for money.

How to Join Pinecone Research

Pinecone Research pays members $3 per survey with no disqualifications, but getting in isn’t always easy. Learn why Pinecone makes it hard to get in, and why it’s worth trying.

Top 5 Paid Survey Do’s and Don’ts

Whether you’re brand new to taking paid surveys or not, there are strategies you need to be aware of. The following do’s and don’ts can really help you maximize your earnings and budget your time.

How to Earn Free Beer with Paid Surveys

Unfortunate as it may be, free beer isn’t usually included with your meal plan. Fortunately, taking paid surveys can help you earn a little extra cash to spend on anything you want… including beer!