Pinecone Research

What: Invitation-only survey panel; get paid to take online surveys and occasionally get product testing opportunities

Expected compensation: “points” worth roughly $3 per 15-20-minute survey that can be turned into cash/prizes; For each survey taken, Pinecone Research awards its members a minimum of 300 points. This equates to $3.00 USD for every survey completed

Where: National

Requirements: Be over the age of 18; Some surrender of privacy



  • If you don’t mind sharing your private information, this is a relatively simple way to earn a few extra dollars
  • Occasionally, you are given opportunities to do some product testing


  • Not lucrative

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