7 Ways to Earn Extra Money in Time for Holiday Shopping With Surveys

If you are thinking about the holidays and wondering how you are going to bring in a few extra dollars here are 7 ways you can earn extra money in time for the holiday season.

Taking paid surveys can be fun but it can be a little difficult to figure out which sites are legitimate and which are scams. We put together a list of survey sites that our readers reported being the best and where they earned the most money – just in time for you to earn some extra cash for the holidays.

You must meet certain criteria to qualify so don’t get frustrated if you aren’t accepted right away. Be patient and they will email you in a few days or weeks as more positions become available and fit your profile.

Here are & ways to Earn Extra Money



Ipsos is awesome because they pay around 45 points per survey and on average you earn around 100-200 points plus you qualified for roughly 60 to 80% of the surveys they have listed.

HOT TIP: The best way to make the most money is to take surveys that are displayed on their dashboard because they show you how many points each survey offers and how long they take to complete.



Swagbucks Surveys

Swagbucks.com has a ton of ways to earn cash and taking surveys is just one of many!  You can answer fun, high-paying surveys and hunt for great deals that will earn “SB” points to redeem for prizes. PLUS they give you a free $5 card just for signing up!  You can redeem your points (SB) for Paypal or gift cards to a number of popular retailers, including Amazon.com.


Toluna + Free Stuff

Take an initial survey, check out the “Explore” section and see if you qualify for FREE products like toothbrushes, makeup, nail polish and more! Plus, ask questions, take online polls, and participate interesting surveys to earn cash and prizes.


Harris Poll Online

This is a fast and easy site that consistently has high-paying surveys. They send polls/surveys via email so you can  take them on the go or from the comfort of your home.  As a member, you’ll earn “points” rewards, which will quickly mount up to enough for cool stuff on such sites as Amazon, iTunes, Home Depot and Walmart.






Springboard America + Cash Giveaway

Earn $5 in 5 minutes with Springboard America! Once you become a member, Springboard America will email you when new surveys become available.  Plus, automatically be entered into their cash giveaway.


Hot Tip: In order to cash out you must reach the $50 threshold. Redeem “Survey Dollars” for Amazon gift e-cards or cash or prepaid VISA card.

Vindale Research – Paid Survey

Get rewarded for sharing consumer feedback, product testing, taking surveys and receive up to $50 per survey completed!  Plus as a Vindale member you won’t only get paid by taking surveys, you can earn more money using several of Vindale’s great online services.



The popular survey site MySurvey is looking for new panelists. If you enjoy doing surveys for a little extra cash MySurvey wants you. Many people including myself have taken these surveys and earned enough money for Christmas presents, birthdays etc.


With MySurvey you can easily earn points for taking surveys that you can redeem for rewards, like gift cards, PayPal and Amazon e-certificates and more.

After you sign up HERE, you’ll need to check your e-mail and to confirm membership before you can start earning points and to enter any available sweepstakes. You may even see your first survey waiting for you as soon as you confirm by clicking on the confirmation link in the e-mail – just look under the Survey tab for any survey opportunities!


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