Opinion Outpost Reviews
Is OpinionOutpost.com Legit or a Scam?
is a get paid to take surveys company,
serving only adult residents of the United
States and Canada. You might be a bit
surprised when you first visit their website
because of the western theme but navigating
becomes easier once you get used to it.
In order to sign up with Opinion Outpost
you'd want to click on the town hall icon,
and it will take you to the registration
page. After you register you can go to
the grand hotel which is where your profile
and other pertinent information is.
Initially, you will have ten profile
surveys waiting for you, these surveys are
not rewarded with points. However it's
recommended that you fill out these surveys
since that information will be used to send
you more paid surveys.
The reason that most folks don't receive
as many survey opportunities as they'd like
is because they haven't fully filled out
their profile or taken these intro surveys.
As with other online survey companies
Opinion Outpost rewards you in cash
Their current rate is ten points to one
US dollar, with an average survey paying
between 10 and 100 points. You need to
acquire 50 points before you can cash out
for the minimum of five dollars. In
order to request a payment from Opinion
Outpost you would click on the bank icon;
you can expect a check within 6 weeks.
Each survey that gets emailed to you will
have some quick preliminary questions to
answer to see if you qualify for the survey.
These surveys do have a limit on how many
participants they need so for a higher
chance of acceptance try to respond to the
emails as soon as you get them.
The most important thing to remember with
Opinion Outpost is to stay active. If
you don't attempt to qualify for a survey at
least once every 3 months they will remove
you as an active member and clear your
account of any earned points.
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1:15pm on May 26th, 2013
Okay, I just want to say first-off. All these 5-star reviews are complete BS, Anyone that says they had a amazing experience on this website are liars. I joined a few days, maybe a week ago, and I have had a HORRIBLE time on this website.
It is near impossible to qualify for any survey, you never win any points on their so-called "Games", and if you even manage to get a good amount of points the redeeming process is so infuriating.
You get about maybe 1 to 4 surveys per day which seem pretty fair, but good luck trying to get though any of them before you get kick out of the survey because you "didn't qualify" for it.
I mean , what the hell.
I didn't expect to get rich quick on this site, but I at least expected to get a fair deal on it. They recommend you fill out your profile with information about yourself so they can send you surveys that you qualify for, but that never happens. It seems to me that they have you fill out the survey than kick you out so they can get their survey data without having to reward you.
Overall, I recommend to STAY AWAY from Opinion Outpost. If anyone tries to recommend it to you they obviously have never tried the site for themselves or are getting paid to recommend it(mainly speaking of people on YouTube.)
mark y ny
11:41am on May 25th, 2013
1 WORD FRAUD!!!!! THEY DON'T PAY. PAID ME 1X THEM WHEN I ACCUMULATED 200PTS SAID USERNAME NOT FOUND AND NO EMAILS SENT. WTF I MUST BE IN THE SYSTEM IF PAID 1X. FROM WHAT I SEE THEY ARE A FRAUD. DONT WASTE YOUR TIME YOU WILL REGRET IT!!!!
MY ADVICE BLOG BLOG BLOG EVERYWHERE AND COMPLAIN TO BBB TO SHUT THIS PLACE DOWN!!!!
11:35am on May 25th, 2013
BEWARE... had a hard time logging in because they stored a password that wasn't mine and didn't allow me to log in to cash out even they I filled out all surveys when sent to email. when I addressed the problem they said all was fine on their end so must be me. I did what they told me to do but that didn't fix the problem. When I told them it wasn't fixed still they stopped returning emails. Total loss $50 of money they owe me.
2:59pm on May 18th, 2013
DON'T DO IT. THIS IS A SCAM; not only did they not give me the points I earned, they spammed the living hell out of me.
SCAM. SPAM. NO POINTS.
I mistakenly signed up with them. They gave me five points for the first survey I took, but didn't give me any for any survey after that. I filled out survey after survey, thinking I must've made a mistake.
WRONG. I e-mailed customer service twice, and after the second time, when I'd complained about not getting my points, they never responded back.
Instead, they spammed the living hell out of my e-mail address, and continue to do so.
THIS IS A SCAM. DO NOT PARTICIPATE.
11:08am on May 18th, 2013
I joined opinion outpost at the beginning of April 2013. I earned $50 during the month - the current setup is that every time you reach 100 points you can cash in for a paypal payment (they have other rewards but since I'm not interested in those I don't know the cashout levels). Anyway, each time I cashed out the money was in my paypal account in less than 24 hours - a couple of times it took less than 2 hours. Last week I was invited via Opinion Outpost to participate in an online focus group and did so. The payment is $50 worth of points, which I will get via paypal. So thus far I've had no problem with Opinion Outpost, so I'm not sure why others have had so much difficulty.
James R Florida
12:45pm on May 7th, 2013
I have been a member of Opinion Outpost for years and had great luck with them paying for surveys in the past. But, now they have stopped paying. They want you to give a verification text or phone
number to get a code to satisfy the payment process.
No call, no text for 2 days. Contacted support, No Help. I would recommend avoiding this current survey
2:40am on May 5th, 2013
The 5-star reviews in here must be FAKE. (How do you explain all of the 1-star reviews, expressing dissatisfaction from hundreds of different voices - virtually no "middle" scores - and then these 5-star reviews sounding all like the same person.)
This company was "okay" but now it is just a scam.
Do not waste your time with this company.
1:28pm on April 29th, 2013
This site was recommended by a trusted tech news source. They obviously did not actually try it before recommending it.
I signed up, started receiving emails for surveys (many of which labeled me as their "expert" for this survey), and started taking the surveys.
Some one drop me out early on, and say they already have enough responses. Others, would take me all the way through (you can see the progress bar at the top of many of them), gety me to 90+% complete, then dump me out and say "you do not qualify for this survey." In other words, thanks for completing this, you were really done, but we don't feel like giving you any points for it. Goodbye.
I deleted my account after a week of trying. I honestly gave them a chance. No deal.
agnes b. chicago il
6:11pm on April 20th, 2013
This is a legit company. I've signed up at the beginning of april and already redeemed $18 from them through paypal. The only drawback is that they don't estimate the survey time accurately, at least not for me. If it says 15 mins I know I will spend at least 25 mins. Aside from that it is a great place to earn extra cash. I participate in surveys with three companies this one, mysurvey, and global test market, and these are the only ones I would recommend. I have gotten paid through all of them at least once already and it's not a scam. It took less than 30mins for Opinion outpost to transfer my money to my paypal (which is unheard of among survey companies). Global test market pays $50 for 1000 points (average survey is about 60 pts) but they send out a check, mine came after 3 and a half weeks and I just cashed it today at a currency exchange. If you seriously need extra income opinion outpost is the place to start.
Tia Location unknown
10:34pm on April 19th, 2013
After reading these reviews, I don't know what to believe. I do know it's easy for anyone (including the creators of the website) to put their "input" on any website. I'm wondering if some of these 5 Star raters are fakes, trying to coax some poor saps into believing their website is a miracle.
Anonymous Location unknown
4:38pm on April 11th, 2013
I spent hours and hours attempting and doing surveys for this site. Not just filling out random bubbles, legit answering the questions(I get board lol). Than a week ago, I was unable to log in. After sending an email asking why, I was informed I was deactivated for suspicious behavior?! To do additional investigation, they needed my address, phone number, full name, ect. Just my experience.
lauren new york
1:35am on March 22nd, 2013
it wont even let me sign up..
2:04pm on March 17th, 2013
This site has been by far the best, most hassle free survey site I've dealt with. Two thumbs up!
Payments are prompt, technical issues rare, contact with customer service over issues has also been rare but on those occasions they have been exceptionally responsive and courteous by industry standards, and did I mention payments are prompt?
I have never tried to redeem points for anything other than PayPal cash, so I can't speak to any issues with redeeming with Amazon or other rewards. But PayPal receives my credit in 24 hours every time with no fees and no hassles, period.
Sure, there are screenouts just like with any other survey company. But those are usually quick and relatively painless, unlike some other sites that screen you out over and over again after you invest 30-45 minutes in a survey.
If you treat them honestly, in my experience they more than deliver on their end of the bargain.
9:45am on March 16th, 2013
I am so thankful that I read these reviews before signing up. It seems to me that "OO" is literally stealing survey information and not paying it's participants. And, I don't see many 5 star reviews that look legitimate. When reviews swing so dramatically between 5 star and 1 star, that should indicate a problem.
11:41am on February 28th, 2013
I have been a panelists for a year and a half. My experience has been enjoyable and beneficial. For my tenure with Opinion Outpost, I have collected over $800 dollar in Amazon credits along with free product trials(ranging from food to disposable razors). If you allocate an hour a day, this is a great survey company.
4:09pm on February 27th, 2013
Sorry. Typo I only made "75 points". Here are is my survey history. 19 failed "Doesn't meet criteria", (11) 1 point quota, 1 (10) (20) two highest qualified completed surveys, and 5 (9) completed.
4:59am on February 27th, 2013
I am not pleased with this company nor would I recommend it. Most of the time it takes over 5-10 minutes to do a survey to get a "not qualified". 1 out of 5 surveys ranking from 1-10 usually gets qualified. Anything over 1 dollar is an half hour survey. I only made 750 with 19 failed "Doesn't meet criteria", (11) 1 point quota, 1 (10) (20) two highest qualified completed surveys, and 5 (9) completed. Looks like you get qualified for the 1 and 5 points most. Any high is 20 success rate. If you enjoy taking long surveys and playing a hit or miss gamble game then this site is for you. In my experience most get paid to surveys sites are like gambling. You're better of looking for other ways to earn income online other than wasting time with survey sites. If you're looking to earn a little cash and have a lot of time to spare be my guess sign up for this site and other get paid to survey sites.
12:47am on February 25th, 2013
When I first join, it was heaven. But then, I constantly had my account frozen due to errors of their OWN making. After the fourth time, I had enough. It takes a forever to contact them, and once you start claiming your rewards they start freezing your account.
8:49pm on February 17th, 2013
I have a total of 20 points after several hours of this. I just finished a 15 minute survey and at the end tells me I did not qualify. WTF was I doing for 15 minutes answering about 50 questions. They got their survey and decided not to pay me. What a joke.
Gary new jersey
4:59pm on February 10th, 2013
OO sets the absolute standard in survey payments. They are unrivaled anywhere, and it shows that they really care about their customers more than any other site out there which rips you off most of the time.
With OO, points are credited INSTANTLY after a survey and I have yet to have any which didnt credit, they ALL credit.
OO paid me INSTANTLY in exactly 24 hours after claim, via paypal.
OO has a good amount of surveys to qualify for, just be honest and fill them out as best you can, because they are a wonderful company.
All in all, Opinion Outpost is the leader in every single area and if you treat them right, you will receive the same.
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