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QuickRewards Network Review: High Remarks or Dud?

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The QuickRewards Network allows you to earn rewards for the things that you’re already doing.  It’s a company I have mentioned a few times in the past, such as in my work today and get paid today and get paid to play video games posts and felt it was now time to dig deep and see if this site is worth your time.

While the site looks extremely outdated, at least when I was writing this, it doesn’t mean it should be one to skip.  Remember that old cliche saying, “Don’t judge a book by its cover?”  Well, I think we should think about that here.

If you’re a fan of surveys, completing offers and playing games, then QuickRewards may be something of value.   In today’s review, I sign up, play around with the site and then let you know if it’s worth it in the end.  As in all of my reviews, I only recommend companies I use myself.

With that out of the way, let’s jump and see what it’s all about.

What is QuickRewards?

According to the about us section, QuickRewards is an incentive-based network founded in 2002.  Its goal is to provide top-notch customer service to both its members and clients.  They also want you to maximize your earnings as much as possible.  On their website, they boast quick crediting, cashouts, payments and customer service.  It’s vague, but they talk a pinch about their fundamentals.

As a member, you can earn rewards for shopping online, watching videos, reading emails, using coupons, signing up for offers and much more.  It’s a lot like Swagbucks and Inbox Dollars, two sites I like to promote a lot.  While it’s not as big, it is a legitimate company, even if you’re questioning the website’s layout.

And, while they don’t include a physical address or any contact information, aside from a Yahoo email address, it doesn’t seem to be professional.  But, again; just because there’s no address and the layout is outdated, it doesn’t mean it’s one you can skip.



Signing Up

To sign up, QuickRewards ask for the typical information such as your email and a password, but the unique thing here is that they ask that you join at least one program as part of their network.  These networks include the “Shop and Save Program,” Paid for Your Opinions Program,” and the “Earn Cash Online Program.”

Each program offers its perks, but the title of each is self-explanatory.  Unless you plan on shopping, I would only focus on the two programs — the opinion and earn cash online programs.  In both of these programs, you can earn money by taking surveys, completing offers, reading emails, visiting websites and more.  While the shop and save program could be beneficial, their rates aren’t as high as big players such as Rakuten, etc.

For the purpose of this review, I am only joining the earn cash online and paid for your opinions program.

To qualify as a member, you must reside in the United States or Canada and be at least 18+ years old.  Joining is 100% free, and the entire sign-up process takes less than a minute to complete.

Your Dashboard

Immediately after signing up, you can instantly access your dashboard, but they do ask that you confirm your email address to keep your account in good standing.  It isn’t required right away, however, to start making money.

On your dashboard, it’s going to look like this if you were using your desktop:

The interface is clean, broken down into various categories, all of which I will talk about next.  For now, let it be known that you can make money with surveys, offers, shopping, games, daily views, videos, clicks, clinical trials and much more.

Below, I will talk about each category as well as how it can benefit you.

Surveys

First, let’s start with the surveys tab.

Here, it appears that the company works with many of the survey routers other companies work with, such as Peanut Labs, MyThoughtCounts, OpinionWorld, etc.

Whether you click on the targeted surveys, which are surveys targeted to your demographic, or the daily survey routers, you can sift through quite a few surveys.  On the left-hand side, you can see the payout, whereas the right-hand side tells you which router you’re working with.  From my experience, some routers are better than others, but you can only learn about which one is the best by tinkering around with a few.  Your results will vary.

Aside from the routers/portals, you can also partake in the “daily polls,” which didn’t seem like polls to me.  Instead, it was more so a way to play a fun daily game of sorts.  It wasn’t a poll where you answer a quick question.

And, lastly, the clinical trials work like the surveys, only that it’s more medical related.  Just pay close attention to the title to see if you qualify for that study.  I have mentioned clinical trials a few times and they can pay quite the sum, especially if you visit in person.  If you don’t mind working with new medicines, therapies, etc, then it is a decent way to make hundreds, sometimes thousands of dollars to give up your body for science.  If considering this option, though, be sure to talk with your doctor ahead of time!

Daily Views

The “Daily Views” tab is a video tab, where you can get paid to watch videos.  I know it can sound exciting, but I have written about this very topic in the past and found it to not be as lucrative as you think.

In short, QuickRewards will pay you anywhere from 25 to 75 “QP” for watching three minutes, which can last more than 10 minutes long.  Every 100 QP is only worth $0.01, so that means you are barely earning $0.01 for 10 minutes of your time!  I think you can do the math here and see that video watching, no matter where you go, is often not worth your time.

Offers

In the offers section, this is where you can complete offers for a variety of QuickPoints.  Like Swagbucks, Inbox Dollars, etc, this section works no differently.  You complete the offers and get rewarded for what it says.  Just make sure you read the fine print, however, as some stipulations do apply so that you get full credit.

The downfall to QuickRewards is that they work with a third-party offer wall, which means all of the offers you see here won’t be unique.  Instead, you can find them elsewhere as well.  While this isn’t necessarily a bad thing, you can sometimes find better rates on other sites.  If you ever have an offer in mind, just be sure to

To learn more about how these offers work, I did write about how to get paid completing offers in the past.

Shopping

The shopping tab is just that — getting paid to shop.  Now, you will have to spend money to get some money back, so you won’t see any money-makers here.

If you’re thinking about shopping online, always make sure you check out the many cashback websites that will simply give you cash back for clicking on their special links.  I use CashBackMonitor.com to see the best rates of now, but you can use the more popular options like Rakuten, too.

While QuickRewards had a decent selection, the rates weren’t as competitive as most.  For example, they gave 2% back on Petco purchases, but I could almost double that at five competitors, such as Wikibuy.

Sure, you can get some money back while shopping, but I wouldn’t count on QuickRewards offering the best rate.

Games

The last tab, the “Games” tab, rewards you to play games.

While I was writing this review, I didn’t see many options, only two, both of which happened daily.

The games portal allowed you to play multiple games, whereas the trivia happened once a day.  How much you earned would depend on which games you play as well as how long you played for.

Rewards

Quick Rewards will reward you with either cash or what are known as QuickPoints.  I mentioned these points earlier, but I will mention it again.  Simply, one QuickPoint (qp) is worth $0.01, and in some cases, surveys and other offers may only reward these points instead of cash.  In this case, your QuickPoints will always convert to cash after you earn 100 or more.  If your points balance is less than 100, then you will see both a points and cash balance.

Aside from the points and the cash, you can also earn tokens, and these are earned from doing various activities on the site.  Unlike points, however, tokens cannot be converted into cash and can only be used to cash out for certain prizes, such as magazine subscriptions or movie tickets.  When I looked, it wasn’t much.



How much do I need to cash out?

The great thing about Quick Rewards is that you only need $0.01 to cash out via PayPal.  So, the minute you earn anything cash value, you can immediately cash out for PayPal rewards.  As a note, you can only request a PayPal payout twice a day.

However, if you want a gift card option, then you will need at least $5, but this depends on the gift card option.  Amazon, for instance, requires $5 at a minimum, whereas a Best Buy gift card requires at least $25.  At the time of this review, they had more than 43+ gift card options, most of which come from the most popular retailers like Amazon, Best Buy, Kohl’s, iTunes, Target, Walmart and more.

How long does it take to get my payment?

It can take up to 72 hours in some cases, but the website states they try to process nightly.  Other physical gift cards will only happen weekly.

As long as it’s electronic, you can expect payment within three days.

What the Internet Is Saying

As in all of my reviews, I love to see what the internet is saying.  Noted below, I tore apart the pros and cons I found from various third-party websites and included my findings below.

The Pros

  • low minimum payout threshold
  • easy to use dashboard
  • great customer service
  • very high remarks on third-party websites
  • lots of reward options

The Cons

  • lots of promotional emails
  • design is outdated
  • use third-party offer walls, not much being unique to them (this is a con to some)

Final Thoughts

Quick Rewards has a lot of potential.  While the design isn’t the nicest at first, the dashboard, once you join, is similar to that of competitors.  It’s very easy to navigate and find what you’re looking for.  I read a lot of remarks glamouring how it easy it was to get around the site.

While they don’t offer much in terms of uniqueness, I would only join if you’re comfortable in knowing you’re only working with the many third-party paywalls.  Remember, you can find the offers/surveys they have on hundreds of other sites, many of which pay more than them.  But, just because other sites pay more, it doesn’t mean the experience will be better.

While I won’t be joining, they do pay out and are 100% legit.  Best of all, they don’t have a payout minimum.  This can be a huge plus to most, and it’s the only reason I would recommend joining.  The site does seem to work many.

For now, let me leave the microphone open to you.

Have you joined Quick Rewards?

What did you think?

Feel free to leave your comments below!

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Tom Nathaniel

Hi! My name is Tom Nathaniel, and I created LushDollar to help share my honest thoughts on everything money. It's the Internet's most honest money site after all. I have worked in the finance industry since 2006, consulting with multiple Fortune 5000 companies.

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