Permission Research is a survey site that allows members to earn money by completing surveys just like other survey sites. However, members of this survey site are required to download a software for them to participate in their paid surveys. Permission Research boast 2 million members worldwide. They use their members to give valuable insight into Internet trends and behavior through surveys. The inputs are used by major media outlets and companies to determine how people around the world use the Internet.
In order to participate on their surveys you must be at least 18 years of age, you own a computer where you need to install the PermissionResearch software. The software is compatible with most Microsoft Operating systems. The purpose of the software is to monitor your Internet surfing habits and behavior and online purchase activity. Well, for me that is a red line I don't want anybody monitoring my online purchase activity due to safety reasons, what if their system got hacked. The hackers can get your credit card data use it or they can use your identity.
Here are the benefits for the members:
1. Sweepstakes up to $100,000 Monthly.
2. Cash and Gift Cards - members may qualify to special surveys that can earn them Cash or Gift Cards.
3. Donation - They also have a program called Trees for Knowledge. They corroborated with non-profit organization, to provide resources to developing countries to improve rural livelihoods through the introduction of environmentally sustainable land management. So each time someone join this survey panel, the company donates to help improve the environment and developing countries’ local economies.