We’ve had a few emails from some of our readers wanting to know about Shopper’s Voice and whether it’s a legitimate survey site that pays or just another scam.
Here is a review of Shopper’s Voice based on the research we’ve done.
What will I learn?
What is Shopper’s Voice?
Shopper’s Voice, as it claims, is a consumer research firm that conducts market research studies on behalf of companies and manufacturers.
If you’re familiar with online surveys, that’s basically what they do.
They conduct online surveys to gather data from consumers tat will help companies and manufacturers improve and build better products.
Unlike most survey sites, however, they do not offer cash or gift card as a reward. But more on that later.
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This is from what the company says.
But from what I have seen, they are not actually a market research company in the traditional sense.
They act – more or less as – as some sort of coupons/special offer source where they send you coupons and special offers tailored to your needs based on your profile.
Does Shopper’s Voice pay?
As I mentioned earlier, Shopper’s Voice doesn’t pay by cash or gift cards.
By becoming a member, you earn an automatic entry into their monthly sweepstake.
Other types of compensation include coupons, special offers, and free samples.
Here is what the company says:
First, you will be entered into the draw for $1,500 Cash Prize for the month you complete the survey.
Shopper’s Voice consumer panel members receive ongoing rewards of membership either by email or postal mail in the form of high-value, money-saving coupons, free samples, and other relevant information.
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Does Shopper’s Voice have a mystery shopper program?
Since the name of the company kind of suggests it’s a mystery shopping company, a lot of people (wrongly) assume it actually offers paid mystery shopping jobs, but they do not.
Here is what the company says on their FAQ page:
You may have received a text message on your mobile phone to sign up for a Shopper’s Voice mystery shopper program. No such program exists at Shopper’s Voice. We did not send this message and do not recommend responding to it or to the email address quoted.
The bottom line
If you like coupons and shopping in general, you may like Shopper’s Voice.
But if you are looking for a survey site where you actually get paid to take online surveys, I think you’ll be disappointed with Shopper’s Voice.
Other than this blog, do you have a favorite way to earn money? Have you written any ebooks?
Thanks for the question, Melinda.
To be honest, I don’t turn down any legitimate opportunity for making extra cash. I still do take paid surveys when I have the time, I still use cashback sites when I shop online… That said, my favorite ways of making money are the ones that can be turned into passive income or semy-passive where you can work for a few hours of week on maintaining them.
And yes I do have a few small ebooks that I sell on Amazon. Here is the link to my Amazon author page where you can see the few ebooks I have written: http://www.amazon.com/Satrap