At first glance, Survey Say looks like just a survey company, where you earn money by doing surveys and sometimes completing offers. Certainly, there are a lot of these companies online now, but how does Survey Say stack up against them?
The thing is… Survey Say isn’t really a survey site at all. The site actually acts as a portal to a collection of survey sites. For me, the five sites that showed up were the ones below and these may vary over time or may stay the same.
So, to earn money through Survey Say, what you do is sign up for some or all of the survey companies that they link you to. Survey Say actually earns money by getting you to do this (as the links are affiliate links), but there is no advantage to you.
Basically, there is no relationship between Survey Say and any of the sites listed. If you were to choose to sign up for one of the survey sites that Survey Say links to, it would be exactly the same as just visiting the survey site independently any signing up for it.
Let’s take My Survey as an example. You can sign up through the link given, but you don’t earn any form of credit with Survey Say at all. Instead, you accumulate credit through the My Survey Site. It is a very misleading approach.
Survey Say really promotes the idea of signing up for multiple survey sites, specifically the ones that it chooses to promote. But, that isn’t actually such a good idea.
In general, it can be pretty challenging to earn money through survey sites. These sites require you to build up a certain amount of credit before you can withdraw any money. Typically, this is between $10 and $25, and is often expressed in points.
Accumulating enough money to withdraw can take time, particularly as surveys aren’t always available and many of them pay low. For example, it isn’t uncommon to earn between $0.20 and $0.50 (or the equivalent in points) for a survey that takes half an hour or more to complete.
Additionally, you actually have to qualify for any survey to get the chance to do it and to earn money. Most sites don’t give you anything for completing the qualification surveys and qualifying for surveys can sometimes be challenging. Finally, there is always the risk that you won’t get credited for a survey that you complete, which happens to some extent with just about any survey site.
All of these issues make accumulating money (or points) on survey sites time-consuming and challenging.
This actually gets worse when you start using more than one survey site – and it takes much longer to earn any monry at all. After all, you are trying to juggle two or more different systems of earning money or points.
Realistically, survey sites are only effective if you want to earn a little bit of money rarely. Some people do this, and find the extra $15 or $20 every month or two useful. However, even then you end up earning much below the minimum wage.
Even if that is what you want, I wouldn’t suggest going with Survey Say. It is just a portal site, and you are better off taking the time to find survey sites that pay the best and are reliable at paying out their users.
However, if you want to earn decent money realistically online, then online survey sites really aren’t the way to go. With survey sites, you will always be limited by what the site has to offer, including its low pay rates and the limited number of surveys offered.
Because of this, it’s always best to work for yourself.
By doing this you have control over all the important things and you don’t have to rely on a site doing what they claimed they are going to.
In the online environment, the best way to work for yourself is to have your own website. This can sound challenging, but it is actually relatively easy. Just about anyone can be successful with their own site because there is some really good training out there for any skill level.
I recommend that anyone looking into making their own site looks into the training offered by Wealthy Affiliate. While it does take time to learn the processes involved, ultimately, you end up earning far more per hour of work with your own site than you ever could through a survey site. Why spend time to make a couple pennies, when you could build passive income from a website about a stuff you enjoy doing?!