How to avoid survey disqualifications

Receiving survey disqualifications can be super annoying. I get it! It can be very tempting to lie to try & avoid survey disqualifications. If you’re caught doing this you may be banned from survey websites and forfeit any earnings that you have already made. I’m a bit of a pro at taking surveys, and my own survey demograpics have changed considerably in the 15 years I have been completing surveys online. Today I want to share with you my favourite tips on avoiding survey disqualifications.

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My absolute favourite ways to make money online

I quit my job in 2013 to work for myself full-time, as my regular readers will know. I’m really proud that I have created a job that I can do, at home, working for myself. I’ve always wanted to be self-employed and now I am really am living my dream! I am earning a full-time income and have been able to have some wonderful holidays, and other treats, for my family over the last year in particular using the money that I have earned. I’m also debt free – which is a wonderful feeling, and feel the most financial aware that I have ever been.

I love being able to make money online! For me, personally, I think diversifying is the key to online success. I run this blog, and AllergyFreeDay and make money from those blogs in a variety of ways. Alongside that I like to keep up the online moneymaking too as this helps us with family holidays, nice days out and provides a boost to my income on quieter months too.

If you’re someone who doesn’t have as much time to dedicate as I do, or perhaps a lot of energy to dedicate to starting a website and creating content, there are still some fantastic ways that you can make money online.

My daughter Daisy and me on a lovely holiday!

Matched betting – If you’ve been around making money online for a long time you may have heard of this already. Basically you are using free bets an offers from bookmakers and casinos to make yourself a profit. I made made £15,000 in my first 4 months! Once I won £7,906.12 – there is screenshot proof too if you want to check. Long term I would say you can make a small, regular pot of money each month from this and the return on your time is much higher than paid surveys and the like. Although I do enjoy these too as I like to keep things diverse! Be sure to read my pros and cons of matched betting.

Paid surveys – I love getting paid for giving my opinion. There are SO many sites now and these are some of the ones I use and like:

There are LOTS more survey websites that I use, and you can find all of the ways to that I make money in my ways to make and save money online post. I love lots of websites listed there and am trying to update it regularly now!

Do you fancy getting paid to eat a lunch or perhaps visit a chain bakery in your local area? Check out *Marketforce then!

You can also look at money saving as another fantastic way to increase your family budget. You can save money on your food shopping, (AD) save money on beauty products, save money on takeaways and save money on Tassimo pods just to get you started. I’m a big fan of meal planning (especially meal planning with mince) batch cooking and cooking one of slow cooker recipes to save money and time. Nothing beats avoiding the takeaway again with a nice dinner that you prepared first thing in the morning when you had the motivation! Be sure to check out my 50 moneysaving tips and 21 unusual ways to save money if you want some more inspiration.

You can read my ultimate list of ways to make money online for more inspiration!

If you’re looking for ways to make and save money online then I’ve got a ton. I’ve also got a load of ways that you can save money offline too – but the internet is my life! I love it. Nothing beats being able to stay home with my beautiful nine month old daughter, everyday, and make money in the process. You can find the full list of my favourite ways to make money online if you want some more inspiration!

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A backdrop of £1 coins with a text overlay of check out my favourite websites - I made £100s every week using these websites!

LifePoints (MySurvey & GlobalTestMarket have merged)

I’m quite slow getting around to writing this post, so my regular readers may already be aware of the change! MySurvey & GlobalTestMarket have closed/merged and become LifePoints. Accounts are supposed to have been moved over properly, but some, including my own, don’t seem to have been merged correctly! Hence the delay in this post. Still, I’m going to write a quick post about LifePoints for anyone who may be looking for a new survey website to sign up to. Also, if you’re looking to make some money then check out my ways to make and save money online. If you want to skip reading this post then just *sign up to Lifepoints!

Make extra money with Lifepoints

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YouGov

YouGov is one of the most well known survey companies, in my opinion. Their surveys regularly feature in a variety of newspapers and on topical panel shows on the TV also. I quick like knowing that I’ve taken part in these surveys!

I receive £50 3 or 4 times per year so it is a slow burner but definitely worthwhile as they do genuinely payout. I’m typically receiving 3-5 surveys per week. The surveys are short and very simple to complete. They usually ask a few questions at the end, with regards to upcoming surveys. This is to save you filling out numerous unpaid surveys and profile surveys over and over again.

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Use The Money Shed Survey Bible to find paid surveys

Regular readers of mine will know that I love paid surveys. Personally, I complete most of my paid surveys in around 30 minutes a day. I like to keep my emails for the day in one folder (imaginatively titled ‘Surveys’) and then I work through and delete the lower paying ones. Then I ensure that I complete my surveys as quickly and efficiently as I can. When I am looking for other ways to earn money I visit The Money Shed. The Money Shed is a UK based forum that allows me to speak to other like-minded money makers. While I am already something of a seasoned veteran when it comes to making money online even I have picked up some new websites for paid surveys and other tips.

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