Sign up here to use and evaluate a variety of products, from websites to laptop computers. You must fourteen and older. They do usability tests, focus groups, and other types of studies. In addition, they need participants with different levels of computer/internet experience.
Usability test and focus groups makes up the majority of what participants will participate in, online and survey based studies are rare. Most of the focus groups and usability studies are done at their labs in Irving, TX, however studies are occasionally done in other cities. For some studies you may be asked to sign a non-disclosure agreement. Monetary compensation is offers for most studies, all compensation are received after completion of a test/study. There is a Special sign-up form for those that live in or around the Fort Collins, CO area.
Panelist receives rewards for both qualifying and completing surveys. Rewards come in the form of Zoom Points that you can redeem for movies, music, magazines, gift cards, etc… Surveys range from product packaging, an in-home trial, to virtual shopping. You can have surveys sent to your cell phone.
Founded in 1986 20/20 research has offices in Nashville, Charlotte, Miami, and online. Two of those offices have received top ratings and recognized as some of the best focus group facilities in the US. Clients of 20/20 research include Kraft, Pfizer, NFL, P&G, UPS, Merck, etc…
You do not have to live near one of their offices to participate in surveys/research, their online division conducts studies needing participants from all over the US. Focus groups are also held in cities other than the ones they have offices in. participants will be paid for their time, payment depends on type of study being done and the time it takes to complete. Usually between sixty and one-hundred dollars, but can be more.
You must beat least thirteen to sign up with 20/20 research and employees of any marketing research firms, advertising agencies, TV and Radio stations are not eligible to join.
Join Mega Brands parent panel and help them improve their toys. Panelist will occasionally get an email or phone call from Mega Brands Consumer Care either inviting you to test a product or take a survey.
http://www.utzsnacks.com/youropinion.asp, taste test UTZ food products by joining their tasting club. You may test existing or new products.
Participate in focus groups, usability studies, and one-on-one interview. Your profile and demographic information determine if you qualify to participate in any studies.
Most research in done at their research headquarters however other types of studies are available but not typical.
Signing up is free, members will get a screener survey every six weeks or so. Compensation ranges from four to fifty dollars a survey. Members are also entered into a monthly drawing for $250.00. limit one membership per household.
http://www.volition.com/opinions.html, a list of other paid survey sites.