GPT Genies

Top 10 GPT sites to earn money from surveys, games and offers

With around 10,000 members, the GPT Genies Facebook Group seemed the best place to ask about survey sites and apps you can make money from. We asked them to give us their favourites, and here are the results in descending order: 10 – LifePoints Just sneaking into our top ten is LifePoints – you can sign up here. There is an app as well as the website but our members tell us it’s best to use both as there can […]

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Prolific Academic announce NO FEE Paypal cashout!

Along with the sad news that Circle users would no longer be able to cashout on Prolific Academic (due to Circle closing down on 26th June 2019), there’s some good news for those of us cashing out to Paypal. Since Prolific started offering cashout option to Paypal, there has been a fee involved – well, no longer, as Prolific have announced that there will now be no more fees when cashing out to Paypal!     It appears that there’s still […]

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Happy 5th Birthday Prolific!

A big favourite among members of our GPT Genies Facebook Group, Prolific Academic are celebrating their 5th Birthday today! With surveys that are more interesting than the norm, great payouts (they recommend researchers set their pay to at least minimum wage) and instant cashout (after reaching £5) to Paypal, they’re a great addition to your GPT site portfolio. You’ll only be invited to surveys for which you actually qualify and they’ve really upped the ante of GPT sites since their […]

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Prolific Academic now testing INSTANT Paypal cashout!

One of the bugbears most of us have about GPT and survey sites is the fact that once we’ve reached that hard earned cashout threshold, we then have to wait to receive our payment. Of course, in the case of sites such as InstaGC, this isn’t the case to a certain point, but with many sites a wait of up to 10 working days can be possible. Academic survey site Prolific previously took a middle ground on this subject, with […]

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How to work out how much you’ll get if you cashout Prolific to PayPal or Circle

Unfortunately when you cash out to Paypal or Circle on some GPT sites, including Prolific Academic, there is a fee involved. But from the questions in our UK Swagbucks and More Facebook group, it seems that some people are confused about how much they will actually end up with. Here’s how to work it out: Cashing out to Paypal Prolific used to charge no fee on cashouts over £20 but unfortunately this is no longer the case. No matter how […]

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Prolific Assistant – Get alerted to new studies on Prolific

One of the biggest gripes in our Facebook Group about Prolific is the lack of studies, or missing out on studies. Unfortunately, Prolific doesn’t send emails alerting people of available studies, and they often fill up very quickly meaning that no matter how often you check in, you’re always just missing out. There are various options out there to remedy this problem, but the easiest option on a desktop / laptop is the Chrome extension Prolific Assistant. The Prolific Assistant […]

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An open letter to Prolific Academic

*** EDITED TO ADD: Credit where credit is due, Prolific reached out to me not only here but also on Reddit, Facebook and by PM and email, and their response was brilliant. They hadn’t removed posts on Reddit at all, there was a delay in them showing and I jumped the gun – sorry guys! I have to say they’ve been fantastic in trying to resolve this – the referral system is back up and running and it sounds as […]

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