I came across this site a while back while researching ways to make some cash online. I never realized that you could get paid for testing websites—but Intellizoom was one of the first of these types of sites to catch my eye. The big question, though, is this… can you really make money with the Intellizoom website?
Please keep in mind that I am pretty committed to my goal of finding a quality online side-hustle or two. But also, keep in mind that I’m a little bit picky. The way I see it, a side hustle needs to make my time worth the money I’ll be making—so I am usually not interested in using websites that don’t pay out enough to make the effort worth the cash.
But would Intellizoom make it worth it?
Here is what I learned over the course of my research.
My First Impression Of Intellizoom
First off, I have to say that I liked how the site looked. I liked the landing page graphics, the way the text was formatted, and the colors of the buttons. It felt ‘minimalist’ and ‘modern’ to me, which I liked.
Scrolling down just a bit, I was quickly confronted with this little bit of content, about ‘why’ someone should consider joining Intellizoom.
Here is what I learned from this.
- Getting paid is easy and fast on Intellizoom
- You can make an immediate impact on products that you love and use by sharing your opinion
- You can easily make money on Intellizoom in your spare time, and it takes only 15-20 minutes to participate in a study
- You can participate in the studies remotely, from your own location, using your own device
This was all pretty interesting. And thus far, I was liking what I was hearing.
But I was still not done looking at the home screen.
I scrolled down a bit further to see what else I could find, and found a pretty good FAQ section where I was able to get a lot of my own questions asked. Here is the summary of the most important information that I learned here.
First, I learned that the money you make is determined by how complex the study is. Some studies require you to record audio and video on your camera, while others do not. You can expect to make about $10 per survey for the more complex ones, and about $5 per survey for the more ‘standard’ ones.
I also learned that the studies take 10 to 20 minutes in most cases, which isn’t too bad really, especially for the more complex ones that pay more.
When you finish a study, you get paid within 21 business days through PayPal. Your study results must be approved before you get paid, and this usually happens within 5 business days.
They say that the number of invitations that you will receive will have a lot to do with your quality rating and demographics, so this varies by person.
You will need a computer, a tablet, or a smart phone, and a reliable Wi-Fi connection to take part in studies. You will also need a quiet, peaceful place in which to conduct the tests, and will need to be able to download and use the UserZoom’s eCertified testing software to conduct the testing.
You must be 18 years of age or older to use Intellizoom, and obviously, you need to join their panel before you can take part in any surveys or studies.
This pretty much sums up the majority of what I learned while reading through this FAQ section… so I was now curious as to exactly what the ‘joining-up’ process entailed. So I will talk about that next.
Joining The Intellizoom Panel
To begin this process, I clicked the ‘Join our panel’ button located on the Intellizoom landing page.
This brought me to a pretty standard sign-up page. They asked for my first and last name, as well as my email. They also asked me to create a password.
Once I finished this sign-up process, I was asked to confirm my email by going to my email folder and finding the confirmation email they would send me. I did, and I confirmed my email without a problem. I was also asked to provide my phone number. Once I did this, they sent me a code that they wanted me to verify by filling it in on the website, etc.
I did all of this, and finally got to the point where it was time to build my profile.
Building my profile consisted of me answering a bunch of questions about myself, including information like my date of birth, my zip code, my gender, my race, my language, etc. This process was several pages long, and was actually a little bit time consuming—but all in all, it wasn’t too bad of an experience.
What Do Other Review Sites Have To Say About Intellizoom?
First of all, I learned that Intellizoom used to be a site called YouEye… but YouEye was acquired by UserZoom, and was then turned into Intellizoom. So if you start looking for Intellizoom information online, only to end up looking at ‘YouEye’ content, that is probably why.
Next, I learned that the more complex tests are not always recorded using audio and video. Some of them actually only require you to record audio—which is pretty cool. Obviously each test is probably just a little bit different.
The review sites that I looked at seemed to mirror the sentiments that I was beginning to form in regards to the site. For example, an upside to this site is that they pay pretty well per review ($5-$10). But one downside that balances this out is that there is no way to be sure if you are even going to get any testing jobs.
The number of job opportunities you get through Intellizoom depends completely upon your demographic information and on how well you have performed on other tests.
So it is very possible that you could get just a few, or bunch, or none at all—or a couple every once in a while… etc.
I also learned that these tests are first-come, first-serve, so if you don’t get on the ball and take them when you get invited, someone else might—so you kind of have to be quick about it.
I was surprised to see that UserZoom had commented on some of the reviews that I read through. Apparently, their PR team is pretty on-top-of-it, and they seem pretty committed to keeping the ‘name’ of the company in good report online. So that is kind of a nice thing to see, to be fair.
My Personal Feelings About The Intellizoom Website
Personally, I liked some aspects of this site, and disliked others. Keep in mind that I am looking at this site for the specific purpose of attempting to make some sweet extra cash—so that is going to be the primary ‘lens’ through which I view it and gauge its value.
First of all, I liked that this site pays so much for testing jobs. From the sound of it, the jobs are not difficult, don’t take too long, and pay relatively well—especially the more complex ones.
$10 for 20 minutes of work is not a bad price. You could, in theory, make some pretty decent side cash this way.
But, the main downside to the site is the consistency part. There is really no way of knowing whether or not you will be able to get tests on any sort of consistent basis. It sounds like the supply may wax and wane, and that your ability to find work here will be greatly impacted by your demographic information.
And I was just not super pleased with that.
I like the idea of having more control over what I earn. But in general, I am a bigger fan of websites that I know I can use to make a certain amount of money in a certain amount of time.
But, then again… isn’t that what everyone wants? That is probably why such sites are difficult to find.
If you want to make a bit of extra spending cash, then Intellizoom can no-doubt help you to do that. It is, perhaps, also a bonus if you enjoy testing websites and giving your opinion about them.
But if you are interested in a serious side-hustle that will make you a ton of money in a short amount of time, then I am afraid that you will be disappointed by this one. Intellizoom is a pretty cool site, but it does fall a bit short of my ‘side hustle’ standards, I’m afraid.
Our Final Thoughts About The Intellizoom Website
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