Facebook Data Study Job Ad: Is it real or a scam?

Dear WAHFAQ, I saw this ad, and I know you’ve mentioned focus groups before. Is this a legit job? First of all, I want to make sure that you understand that this isn’t a job. It would be considered a gig. You won’t be hired by Facebook to work continually on this project. It’s a one-off type of thing. Market research companies are continually looking for new participants in a variety of studies. This one just happens to involve Facebook. If a market research company has local field offices — where you actually have to show up at a specific Read More…

Earn extra money as a focus group participant

Dear WAHFAQ, I’ve heard that people can get paid doing focus groups, just sitting around and giving their opinion on stuff. I’m very opinionated! 🙂  How can I get that kind of work?   Companies and brands pay good money for Market Research: finding out about how their products and services work and are perceived. By interacting with the public, (ie: the “market”) they learn what is liked and disliked about not only their own offerings, but that of their competitors as well. There are two types of data collection: Quantitative and Qualitative.  Quantitative research requires a very large sample Read More…