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    This was advertised on the employment4students webiste and thought it seemed an easy way to make a little money when you have some spare time.

    Crowdology™ is an online research community, which rewards members for participating in online market research Surveys (paying you for your opinion). Our clients are leading consumer brands, media, advertising, Public relations and publishing companies, who want to measure opinions on a wide range of subjects.

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    Now this may be fully genuine, but I'm just a liitle cautious with regards to giving bank details etc. so the money can be payed in. What do you think of this?

    Thanks for reading.
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    I wouldn't bother. There is ALWAYS a catch.
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    Seems a bit iffy to me. I hope it's genuine, though...
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    There are lots of these around. Money Supermarket has lots of info on these and actually recommends these for students looking to earn a bit of cash. I'm signed up to a couple, but I've not used them yet.
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    I know my dad does a survey thing that he gets paid for... although he often just donates anything he gets to charity.

    I'd say it was possibly genuine. They do exist.
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    It's not a scam, but as Irrelevance has pointed out, there is the small catch that is you not earning anything for your first £2.50 worth of surveys.

    Other than that it seems legit. Payments are made through PayPal so any fraud etc on their behalf seems extremely unlikely.
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    (Original post by .X.alysha.X.)

    Now this may be fully genuine, but I'm just a liitle cautious with regards to giving bank details etc. so the money can be payed in. What do you think of this?

    Thanks for reading.
    I honestly think that this is genuine, but don't hold me to it! You don't have to disclose any information about your bank account (number, sort code, etc) because it says it's done by PayPal. All you supply to the survey people is your PayPal registered email address and your away.
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    Sounds dodgy... never heard of anyone using them.
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    I think it's genuine, things like that do exist Companies spend loads on market research. obviously still be wary about giving out any bank details and stuff, and be prepared for junk email.
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    (Original post by Mr. Cool)
    It's not a scam, but as Irrelevance has pointed out, there is the small catch that is you not earning anything for your first £2.50 worth of surveys.

    Other than that it seems legit. Payments are made through PayPal so any fraud etc on their behalf seems extremely unlikely.
    No. It means that you can't start collecting your money until you have £2.50 or more in your account.

    I take part in a lot of these survey things and yes, they are genuine. Most annoying for me is that you have to 'save up' your money before you can claim it, some of the ones I used to use only give you vouchers or crap prizes, some surveys are long and you get bored (30mins) and most annoyingly, I find that I don't qualify for many surveys (e.g. because I don't make household decisions on what TV to buy, or I haven't been on holiday recently, or I don't read fashion magazines, etc.) - if you're not the type of person they're looking for, you can go weeks without being able to take part in a survey.

    £2.50 account withdrawal minimum is very good, cash only rewards is very good and the use of Paypal is very good. It seems genuine to me, I might just sign up myself!
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    Oh yeah, loads of junk emails!
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    This sounds painfully similar to YouGov.com which is basically the same thing. There are 2 catches:

    a) For most surveys you don't get instant money, you're entered in a prize draw

    b) They only give you surveys to complete once a week, very rarely.
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    I did that and i got £13 for taking a survey, a win win situation. hmm..
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    You'll normally get about £0.10 - £0.25 per survey. For the ones you earn a few pounds etc you normally need to sign up to the website with a credit card. There's some great stories of these websites on other forums. I remember one guy who actually signed up using a CC and got $10 credited to his survey account, when his credit card bill came in, they had charged $50 to it.
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    My sister does it from time to time, she's earned about £30 overall
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    You'd be better off spending your time doing face-to-face sales for charities. More money there for sure.
 
 
 
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