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This Reader Has Been Scoring FREE Stuff for a DECADE Just By Taking Surveys!

Survey says… we LOVE surveys!😍
For years now, companies have been offering surveys to consumers as a way of getting helpful feedback about their products. As an incentive, they will often offer free items for you to test or even money for your thoughts! Not only are taking surveys a great way to voice your opinion while getting the opportunity to try new products but you can also score free gift cards or even make a little extra cash!

I can relate to this week’s Happy Friday reader, Alaina, and her passion for participating in surveys. I am always down to try out a new item and give my feedback, not only to help the company, but also to help the consumers… and hey, free stuff is always nice too. 😏

Check out Alaina’s story…

I have been doing surveys since I was a freshman in college (almost 10 years now)! I use the gift cards that I get to supplement my lifestyle through gift cards to Starbucks, Macy’s, Burlington, etc., and to purchase gifts for friends and family when needed.

I even bought my daybed on Wayfair with money from surveys! And as an added bonus, I now receive product testing opportunities through many of my survey sites.🙌

Thank you, Alaina, for sharing your story with us on how surveys have not only been a big part of your life over the past decade but also how much you’ve gained just by being consistent with your efforts.

I think it’s so cool that you now get to test products (one of my favorite things to do), and by spreading the word, you are giving lots of Hip readers a heads up on how rewarding these surveys can be!
Check out Survey Junkie and Pinecone Research to get started on your survey taking journey!


Do you have a funny, “Hip”, or unique tip to share?! Fill out our Happy Friday form. Every Friday, we post one submission by a Hip2Save reader (view past submissions) that gives us a glimpse into their frugal lifestyle or simply makes us smile. If yours is published on Hip2Save, we’ll email you a $10 Amazon eGift card!