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Gold Opinions – $700 – $5000 A Month Legit Or Is It A Scam

What is Gold Opinions? I mean $700-$5000 a month? That is quite a stretch of income difference. 

OK, so let’s get into this Clickbank program to see if what they say is the truth. Today we will take a look at:

  1. What I Found In The Initial Promotion. 
  2. What Gold Opinions Has To Offer You.
  3. What Type Of Surveys You Will Take.
  4. My Recommendations
  5. Red Flags
  6. My #1 Recommendation

Gold Opinions

Program name: Gold Opinions

Founder: Paula Parker

Price: $1 with upsells of $27 and $27 a month.

Recommended: NO    After researching surveys and Gold Opinions, I do believe it is a scam. 

What I Found In The Initial Promotion

You can make fast and easy money online by sharing your opinions. 

They remove the hassle so you can focus on giving your opinions and getting rewarded.

I didn’t get a clear picture of what hassle they are removing. 

list of things golden can do

By joining Gold Opinions you will:

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  • Get paid up to $5 for 10-15 minute surveys
  • Get paid up to $30/ per hour on focus group and panels
  • Get Paid up to $15-$30 for 30-45 minute surveys
  • Get paid up to $50 for premium surveys
  • Flexible working hours, work when you want to
  • Work at home, make money no matter where you are in the world!
  • No experience needed to join!

Hundreds of surveys a year. Answer a few short questions and get paid from home. 

Your views are valuable to many leading brands. A successful company’s most important consultant is you, the consumer! Companies rely on your feedback to produce new and improved products and services. (Your views are valuable to all companies.)

You might (this is a keyword-might not will) take surveys about electronics, medicine, politics, sports, advertisements, appliances, or even what you ate for breakfast.

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Testimonies From Paid Actors

If you have to pay an actor to give a testimony then how reputable is your company? Are Gold Opinions really that good and can make you $700-$5000 if their testimonies are fake?

Gold What Opinions Has To Offer You

Gold Opinions states that their company is the bridge between the reliable brands and you. They say that companies rely on you as the consultant. 

All companies rely on the consumer to compile data. But you don’t have to pay or have a reason to take surveys. 

I searched the internet for the best free survey app. I found Survey Junkie a free app that sends you push notifications when a survey is available that matches your profile. For free Survey Junkie matched me with surveys to take and make money or other compensation. 

Yet Gold Opinions Surveys say you need them to give you the high paying surveys. I don’t see how this is necessary when you can take free surveys and get compensated. 

What Type Of Surveys You Will Take

When you pay your free membership with a free seven-day trial that is really $1, you get access to 42 links to surveys. You will pay $27 a month for this access after your $1. 

I did pay my $1 to join Gold Opinions. I thought OK if I can make an extra $700 a month, then I am ahead of the game. I checked out the surveys I would need to take. I did not see $5 surveys. 

You have to upgrade to have access to 3 more pages of surveys. The upsell is only $27 a one time fee, which I did not do because the surveys in the beginning version were not valuable. 

Here are a few of the surveys in this photo. 

The photo is a bit hard to read, but the point I am going to make is:

If you are not a smoker, drinker, have headaches, transgender or bilingual you will not qualify for any of these surveys. 

I did attempt to take a couple of surveys. 

The first one was for a study group for health issues. It was not a survey. I was required to attend a physicians office on a particular day at a specific time. If I did not consent to participate, I could not take the survey. 

The second one I attempted to take was also a health survey. I was required to physically attend a group session that lasted all day. I could not find what day this was unless I consented to participate.

I did not qualify for either survey nor did I qualify for the ones in the photo. 

List Of Free Survey Apps

Here are five survey apps that you can join and make money. It isn’t much money, but every little bit helps and each one is free to join. 

Survey Monkey  –   Surveys On The Go   –  SwagBucks  –  InboxDollars  –  Google Opinions Rewards

Why pay to join Gold Opinions when you can use free surveys apps?

My recommendations

This program is a scam and I do not recommend it.

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After my review I believe Golden Opinions is a scam. You pay them to become a bridge between the survey companies and you. They offer you surveys that you can not take from home. You have to go to office visits and group meetings. You can only access links to 42 surveys unless you upgrade. You can take surveys from a free app. Why pay for this program?

There are a few red flags. But if you are not aware of free surveys, you may fall for this paid program.

Red Flags

  1. You are offered a high payout to take the surveys gut you will not qualify.
  2. You are paying for a service that is free with many apps online. 
  3. The extreme range of potential income from $700-$5000 is concerning
  4. The play on words that Gold Opinions has paid out 8 million dollars. This statement does not say you can make this money, but it does elude to high income. 
  5. Paid actors for testimonies are a huge red flag
  6. Using non-committal words like “might” instead of confirmation words like “you will.” 

I do believe this product is a scam. It eludes to high income, a way to make it and never delivers on the statements. Why pay to take surveys when you can download a free app?

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14 thoughts on “Gold Opinions – $700 – $5000 A Month Legit Or Is It A Scam”

  1. I must commend you for your research on this gold opinion platform. You’re very right, I can’t see a free to join platform on ground and take the risk of going through the paid ones. Their payout claim is deceiving, how is it possible to make those profits when the task available can last one a day before we can finish it. It is nothing but a time wasted.This review will be very useful for people that always check out reviews about specific product or platform before investing in it.

    • Thank YOu, Stella, I appreciate you for checking this out. You are right! This is too risky and not money to be made. 

  2. I have noticed a lot of these types of earning online opportnities particularly in regard to paying you for your opinions via a survey. I think the principle is good but it’s a little harder finding the best ones to sign with. This is not obviously legit if they are using fake testimonies.  
    Thanks for the review.  

    • Rina, You are welcome. Any survey program that will charge you is not legit. I did list a few that are free. People can make a bit of money that way but not with this program. 

  3. Loved the honest review of the Gold Opinions survey site and the comparison to Wealthy affiliate where you can get amazing assistance. I too am a Wealthy Affiliate member and yes I tried it for one week and yes I took the leap. Definitely worth the free trial for abyone considering trying an online career.

    • So nice to meet you as a fellow WA premium member. WA is honest and real. I can ‘t same the same for  Gold Opinions. 

  4. I’m so grateful for this awareness. A friend of mine once told me about golden opinions but I was reluctant because i  was facing other quicker forms of getting financial stability. I almost fell for it then but didn’t look much because I was beginning to know more about affiliate marketing which looked more promising. A lot of people are in need of making money ventures that are on the internet I would have to advice my friend and show him other ways to make money as identified in this post.

    Thanks once more for this review.

    • Willy, there are ways to make money on the internet but there are so many scams one has to be careful. WA is a sure and tried way to make money. 

  5. I am not a one for the surveys right from time because one cannot make good money from it. Seeing that gold opinion is a scam site that deals with surveys is really irritating. They even hire actors. Lay false claims about making so much when surveys don’t pay much, that’s really bad. I don’t think I can recommend this site to anyone, the red flags are too much. Great review by the way.

  6. Thank you for taking the time to research this program and provide your findings.

    I’m always skeptical of companies that use stock images as if they represent someone actually using their system.  On top of that, surveys…  Come on…they’re just not a way to make an actual living and certainly aren’t a way to build an income stream that keeps on earning even when you’re away.

    Just like so many others, the “good” surveys are few and far between and most of the time you don’t qualify to take them after taking a pre-survey to find out.

    Again, thanks for doing this.  It saves me a lot of time and lets me know to skip this “opportunity”.


  7. Thank you for this review, I was wondering about gold opinions. That is impressive that you can get $5 for a short survey. Websites like that always promise you that you can get paid for focus groups and that kind of thing but in my experience I never got any of those offers. I wasn’t there that long but I have a feeling there aren’t that many of those offers anyway.
    The screening out process for surveys can be very frustrating. Because I do not eat fast food, drink, smoke, Etc, I ended up not qualifying for a lot of them.
    So far I am doing better with wealthy affiliate then I was doing on my survey website. There is a much higher potential for income I think. Thanks for this article take care.

    • Hi Jen, a person can make a few bucks with surveys. The thing with this site is they did not deliver on their promises and they want to charge you to join them. You can take surveys free. 

      I am happy you like WA. I believe it is an incredible platform to create an online business. 


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