How to verify / avoid scam website
1. Sign up for a fee
Most of scam websites usually ask for sign up fee. Taking survey online is free, we don’t need to pay for join. Please avoid this site, they are probably scam site
2. Undisclosed payment methods
Any online survey site doesn’t disclose their payment method up to something. If they do, do not sign in and leave the site
3. High minimum cash out
Most of scam online website set the minimum cash out too high. It is impossible to obtain high reward with just a few of surveys answered. Don’t get too excited with the high rewards promises it may just a scam site.
4. Read review
Before you want sign up any online survey website, read what others people saying about the website. If there is many complaints than the good ones, then it may a scam website. Search for posts about the company on site like Malaysian Scam Busters (FB) and scam.com website for more convincing.
5.Payment proofs / testimonial
Only the survey sites will have proof regarding to the payment. If there is no proof, it either a new online survey site or scam sites.
How to verify legitimate survey site?
1. Free sign up
All legitimate survey site is free to join. What is more exciting, some of them gives bonus points for sign up. That shows that they are appreciate you to join them.
2. Forums / blog
Forums and blog are another sign that the website is a survey sites or not. You can contact the members and ask for feedback or proof of the website.
3. Lots of payment proofs
Just type any website payment proof at web search engine like Google, Yahoo will display the results. You can do some research on the website.
4. Link to social network
Some of survey sites have link to the social network such as Facebook, Twitter or Google+ and many more. You may add the members and ask about the website too.