Wednesday, January 7, 2009

Would you like to be a Prevention Tester?

We're looking for readers to help us test out walking shoes, walking skirts and other products in the future. We may even feature you in the magazine or on!

If you're interested, please email us:

• a photo of yourself • shoe size • clothing size • age • hometown

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Minute Rice The Riceipe Club (Product tests, etc.)

Help us, help you ... become a member of The Riceipe Club™ and enjoy the benefits! We occasionally offer online coupons and other special offers. Or, if you’re interested in participating with product research, check 'in-home product placement' and answer a few more questions. What are you waiting for? Sign up today!

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ARE YOU DIAGNOSED WITH HEPATITIS C? Earn up to $2400 If you have been diagnosed with Hepatitis C you may be eligible to participate in a research study.

To Qualify you MUST:
* Be 18 - 65 years old
* If female, must be either postmenopausal for at least 2 years or surgically sterile
* If male, must be surgically sterile or practicing birth control

Qualified research participants may receive the following at no cost:
* Medical care
* Lab exams
* Investigational medication
* Compensation for time and travel


For more information
Please contact IMPACT CLINICAL TRIALS at 310.289.8242- Ask for Marketing


Microsoft Survey (paid) - Sharepoint or Publisher users

Microsoft User Research conducts thousands of Usability studies and focus group sessions every year. We currently have 2 different opportunities for you to take part in the product development process at Microsoft. Both opportunities involve taking part in an online survey from your location. All participants selected for these studies will select a retail hardware or software product from a list of popular Microsoft titles including Office 2007, Zune Dock Pack, Xbox 360 games and much more.

Opportunity 1: Microsoft Publisher

Do you use Microsoft Publisher on a regular basis? If you meet the criteria listed below we would like to invite you to participate in an online survey:


* US Citizen or permanent resident with Social Security number

* 18 years of age or older

* Work for a business with 3-100 employees

* Use Microsoft Publisher to create marketing materials such as brochures, flyers, newsletters, posters, business cards, or marketing campaigns

* Not employed as an IT Professional, graphic designer or web designer

* Not employed by Microsoft Corporation

If you're interested in participating, please send an email to with a subject of 'Publisher Study'. Include your daytime phone number so we can contact you for further screening. We cannot guarantee that everyone who sends an email will be screened for this study or that everyone who is screened for the study will be scheduled.

Opportunity 2: SharePoint, Groove User Research

For this study we need a mixture of US and Canadian participants. The criteria are pretty specific and we will ask additional screening questions of those people who express an interest in participating.

Criteria for participation:

* Do not work in the IT field or have an IT-related job role including software developers and programmers

* Work for a company with at least 100 employees

* Company must have a web-based internal portal like SharePoint, Plumtree, Documentum, etc. to share/post documents

* Create/author documents/files and share them with other members of your company using a web-based portal at least twice per week

* Participants should use social networking sites like LinkedIn, Facebook, MySpace, etc.

* Use Office 2007

If you're interested in participating, please send an email to with a subject of 'SharePoint/Groove Study'.

We cannot guarantee that everyone who sends an email will be screened for this study or that everyone who is screened for the study will be scheduled.

For other User Research opportunities, please fill out our online signup form

Thanks - The Microsoft User Research Team

Low Bone Mass Market Research Study (phone) $50

Women aged 55- 70 who have been diagnosed with osteoporosis or low bone mass are needed for a survey about diagnostic methods for osteoporosis.

Survey participants will be paid $50 for their time. The survey is expected to take approximately 45 minutes and will be completed during a telephone interview.

To qualify you must be able to mail or fax a copy of your most recent bone density scan indicating a T-score less than -1.

Please contact Amy at (617) 303-8717 or for more information.

$150 Telephone Interview about Field Communications

Hagen/Sinclair Research Recruiting is seeking Dept. of Transportation and Public Works employees to conduct a paid market research study about field communications.

We would like to hear from people involved with Streets & Highways, Sanitation/Solid Waste, Water & Sewers, Traffic/Bridges/Tunnels, Tree/Landscaping, Pest Control, Animal Control, or Fleet Services/Management.

We invite you to conduct a 60- to 90-minute telephone interview scheduled at a time convenient for you between January 5 - January 13. We would like to speak with you about the communication device or devices that you use to aid your field work and to stay in touch with others in the field.

This conversation will be for research purposes only. No sales or marketing attempts will result from your participation.

You will be compensated $150 to thank you for sharing your experiences and insights. Feel free to share this with those you know working in any large metropolitan area that may qualify.

If you would like to be considered, please send an email reply right away with your answers to the following questions:

What is your name?

What is your title?

What agency / organization do you work for?

What city and state do you work in?

What is your best estimate of how many people live in your geographic area?

How long have you been in your current position?

In a typical week, what percentage of your time would you say is spent in the field, away from the office?

What devices or aids do you regularly use at work for communication purposes (i.e. cell phones, portable radios, push-to-talk devices, wireless data service devices, etc.)

What are your day and evening telephone numbers?

What are some good times for me to reach you?

Thank you for your time and interest. We will contact you very soon if your answers indicate you are good candidate for this study.

Please sign up with Hagen/Sinclair to receive email invitations to other paid market research interviews and focus groups:


Transgender males $40 gc

Thanks for your interest in the
All Gender Health Online Study
University of Minnesota Medical School researchers are looking for people to participate in an online research study. The study looks at the sexual health of transgender people and their male sexual partners.

The results of this study will be used to prevent the spread of HIV and promote the sexual health of transgender people.

To qualify for this study, you must:

Be male
18 years of age or older
Reside in the U.S.A.
Have had sex with a transgender person (male-to-female and/or female-to-male) in the last year

Click Here

20/20 research online focus group for $75 for NJ consumers

Put up your feet, sit back and relax. 20/20 Research is bringing the focus group to you!
We are currently conducting a research study regarding Eating Habits and would like to invite men and women in New Jersey to participate using an online bulletin board. A bulletin board is a new, cutting-edge way to conduct market research, allowing you to participate from your home, office, the local coffee shop or anywhere with an internet connection. The study takes place Wednesday, January 14 & Thursday, January 15 and will require going online and answering questions 3-4 times each day at your convenience. It will take a total of 1 hour (you choose the time of day) over the course of 2 days to answer all the questions.
For your time and participation you will be paid a $75 online gift card, and as always, any information that you provide will remain strictly confidential. To see if you qualify, please click HERE to answer a few brief questions.

Latina women $10 body image survey

This is an online survey about Latina/Hispanic women's body image ideals, gender role orientation, and acculturative experiences.
Description This survey will ask questions about your feelings about your body, your eating habits, your cultural heritage, and your views about gender roles. There are no right or wrong answers, and everything remains confidential. The survey will take about 40 minutes to complete. The survey MUST be filled out in one sitting; you CANNOT save your answers and return at a later time. If you do not wish to continue, you are free to quit at any time. After completing the survey, you will be entered into a lottery eligible to win a 1GB iPod Shuffle or one of 25 electronic gift certificates worth $10. YOU MUST BE ABLE TO READ AND UNDERSTAND ENGLISH.
Web Study This study is an on-line survey. To participate, sign up and you will start the survey immediately after you sign up.
Eligibility Requirements Women must be between the ages of 18 and 30 who self-identify as Latina, Hispanic, or Chicana.
Duration 45 minutes
Pay 10 Dollars


This is another university type like Stanford.You will have to sign up if you have never taken a survey with them before.It is pretty quick and they dont ask many questions.This is the only survey they have with timeslots available right now.

Focus Forward $150 online Bulletin Board

We are currently recruiting respondents to participate in a paid online bulletin board scheduled to take place between Tuesday, January 20th and Thursday, January 29th. For this study, respondents will ONLY be required to log in 3 consecutive days.

Compensation for the 3 day online bulletin board is $150. Please click on the below link and answer a few screening questions to determine if you qualify for this study.

Click Here

If you appear to qualify based on your answers, a Focus Forward representative will contact you with additional questions.

Thank you for your interest in Focus Forward.

Fun, profitable survey site

Global Test Market is definitely one of my favorite survey companies. I have been a member for many years, and it is easy to earn at least $25 per month, or more, if you complete the surveys they send. The cashout level is $50, but it is very easily attainable. You earn points by completing your profile questionairres, completing surveys sent to your email and referring friends. This company is very reliable, and always pays on a timely basis. If you're interested in an invitation, contact me, and let me know you're interested in GTM. Just leave me your first name and email address, and I'll send it right out. You won't be disappointed with this company!

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Survey Savvy

Survey Savvy is one of my all time favorite survey sites. I have been a member here since I started doing surveys, many years ago. They send surveys on many different topics, so it is easy to earn, and get those checks coming in! They, also, pay you for surveys completed by your referrals, so it is easy to keep money coming in, even when you don't have the time to do them yourself! Legitimate company, has always paid reliably and quickly!

Check it out!