Get Paid Social Review – Legitimate or Scam?!?

Get Paid Social Review – Legitimate or Scam?!?

Get Paid Social Review – Legitimate or Scam?!?

Get Paid Social Review – What is Get Paid Social and how does it work? Is it legitimate or scam? Read this review first before you join!

Get Paid Social Review


Products: Paid To Click (PTC)

Price: Free to Join. Premium Upgrades available.

Owner: Jeff Long

Suitable for: People with spare time to make some spare change.

Overview: Get Paid Social is a platform for Internet Marketers to get traffics, increase social reach and building an email list. And for people who just want to make some spare change during their spare time.

Get Paid Social was launched in Nov 2015 and it is still very new. It has plenty of flaws to iron out and changes are still happening right now and probably in the near future.

Get Paid Social Review – Watch a Video first.

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Let’s find out more in this review!


Get Paid Social Review – How does it work?

The concept of Get Paid Social is quite simple.

Jeff Long created a platform for 2 groups of people to leverage on each other.

For the Community – Paid To Click

It allows anyone to join for free to build up a community. The members of the community are able to select and perform tasks and get rewarded.

Each task usually pays out only in cents such as these.

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Based on the time I am writing this review, the community has 113129 people and a total payout of $49,026.98 are earned by the community. Averaging 0.433 cents per person.Get Paid Social Review - Community Statistic


For the Internet Marketers – Creating Tasks and Rewards

It allows anyone to buy reward credits to create tasks that pay for each unique click from the community.

Get Paid Social Review - Rewards Credit

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You can create Tasks with the following objectives.

Build Your Email List

You will be able to build a targeted & qualified email list by paying the community a reward to join your list.

Increase Your Social Reach and Engagement

Get as many followers, likes & shares as your budget allows.

Drive Targeted Traffic to your Website

Reward the community to visit your Website.


For the Internet Marketers – Earning from Referrals

Not only will you get paid for completing tasks yourself, but you will earn up to 10% commission when someone you refer to the community completes a task or purchase the reward credits.


Get Paid Social Review – Types of Memberships

Get Paid Social has 2 types of Membership.

Free and Premium.

As a Free Member,

  1. You are allowed to complete only 10 tasks each day.
  2. You must pay $10 to unlock Survey Market Place to fill in surveys.
  3. You are allowed to complete only 10 surveys each day.
  4. Earn 40% processing fee on task rewards of direct referrals only.
  5. Not eligible for commissions if your direct referral upgrades to Premium. It will pass up to the next Premium member up the line.

As a Premium Member,

  1. You are allowed to complete unlimited tasks each day.
  2. You are allowed to complete unlimited surveys each day.
  3. Earn 80% processing fee on task rewards of direct referrals.
  4. Earn 40% transaction fees and listing fees from direct referrals.
  5. Earn 10% transaction fees and listing fees from direct referrals’ referral (2nd Tier)
  6. And more. (Join as free member and click the Update Button on the left to find out more)


Processing Fee is the 20% deducted from your reward amount. Eg. your reward is $10, $2 will be deducted to share with the premium members.

Transaction Fee is the amount you pay extra to buy reward credits or the amount you pay to list a task.

You can watch this video for better understanding if you have the time. (33.54 mins)

Update: 22 April 2016 – Free membership is gone.

Free Membership no longer available.

“As of 11:59 PM (Eastern Time) April 22nd, we will no longer be supporting your FREE membership. You can activate your Premium membership for only $9.97/month + a small one-time $10 setup fee. If you do not upgrade before the deadline, your account will be de-activated and you will forfeit any owed earnings. Don’t let that happen! Upgrade now as we are about to ROCK this thing and you WILL be missing out if you’re not part of it! Thank you for your support and membership. If you choose not to stay with us…we wish you well!” – Jeff Long

“Q. I’m a FREE GPS member…can I still earn and stay active in the community?

A. Unfortunately, no. As of April 1 we are no longer supporting FREE memberships in the community. It was something I really wanted to be able to do, however too many free members took advantage of the system, were dishonest, disrespectful to my team and just caused too many problems. We tried it with FREE memberships and it didn’t work. If you want to move forward with GPS, you will need to activate your premium membership for only $9.97/month plus a one-time $10 setup fee. You may do so by logging into your member’s area and following the instructions given to you.” – Jeff Long


Update: 3 May 2016 – Free membership is BACK!

We Have Brought BACK the FREE Membership!

“I realize that the #1 value to marketers and advertisers looking to leverage the power of our community to increase their social engagement, reach & following is the NUMBER of members we have for them to potentially reach!  By ONLY allowing PREMIUM members the opportunity to earn by completing tasks, we are seriously devaluing our community and I realize that now.  The truth is, we want as many people as possible having the ability and opportunity to earn by completing tasks!” Jeff Long

Why the flip-flopping?

Nobody is viewing ads because Free Members are not upgrading?

What happen to those members who upgraded to Premium when Jeff Long “threatened” to deactivate their accounts and forfeit their earnings?!?


Get Paid Social Review – How much does Premium Membership cost?


Get Paid Social Review - Premium Fees

The above is the revised fee for Premium Members. (As of Feb 2016)

Jeff Long had made the changes to the fees giving the following reasons,

NEW Premium Membership Pricing!

Because it is taking time to build up the TASK marketplace and there are NOT yet 100+ tasks per day to complete, I have decided to drastically LOWER the monthly Premium membership cost while we build up the marketplace and work together to get more TASKS for all members to complete.

The PREMIUM membership is now only $9.97/month + a one-time small $10 set-up fee.

For members who were paying $27/month…your subscriptions have been automatically cancelled and you will need to RE-ACTIVATE your membership for ONLY $4.97/month + a small one-time $10 re-activation and setup fee. You may do so at the bottom of this page, or from within your GPS members area.

If you were paying $97/year BEFORE Feb 5th, 2016, your membership will renew at only $47/year!

The $197 LIFE-TIME Premium membership option is BACK for those who don’t want any more subscriptions to worry about! It does NOT include a seat in the traffic rotator. – Jeff Long

It is a little confusing now.

Why would new premium members have to pay higher at $9.97/month or $97/year AFTER Feb 5th 2016 since there are NOT yet 100+ tasks per day at the TASK marketplace?

This I do not understand.


Get Paid Social Review – My Personal Take

Personally, I think the Get Paid Social platform is quite a clever concept to leverage on 2 groups of people.

People who want to earn money and Internet Marketer who wants traffic and engagement.

However, I have some concerns as follows.

#1 Very little tasks available.

Indeed, for the past few days, I have been logging in Get Paid Social while doing this research review, I see maximum 5 Tasks available at times.

Once you completes a task and gets the reward, the task will disappear from your TASK Marketplace.

Some Tasks gets completed so fast by 100,000’s members and it also disappear from your TASK Marketplace within minutes.

Now as I am writing this review, as a Free Member, there are only 3 Tasks available exactly as you see above.

2 of them (Hungree) are created by Jeff Long.


#2 BUGS still persisted.

I clicked on a Task today to visit a website for $0.05.

It showed me a blank page and a counter counting down from 30 secs.

After the counter reaches 0.00, a [Get Reward] button appear.

For the whole 30sec, I did not see any website loaded, but I still earn $0.04 (20% processing fee deducted) when I hit the [Get Reward] button.

I fear if I create a task for the community to visit my website, this will happen to me too. My reward credit bought will be wasted.


#3 Confusing Transaction fee and Processing fee structure.

I really think that this fee structure should be simplified for commission calculations.


#4 Paying to fill in Surveys

Jeff Long has claimed that the new Survey Market Place has 500 surveys to fill in now and some pay up to a $1 for each survey completed.

I have participated in several survey companies before and never did I pay a single cent to them for taking surveys.

I am not in favor that Free members have to pay $10 to unlock the Survey Market Place to take surveys.

Also, Surveys Companies requires matching demographics to fill out specific surveys.

Jeff Long did not mention about this in his New Survey Market Place.

Yes, Get Paid Social have 500 Surveys for the community. Can you fill every one of them?

It seems to me Jeff Long’s answer is YES you can!

The NEW Survey Marketplace Is NOW LIVE & AVAILABLE!
With the survey marketplace, you can realistically complete and earn on HUNDREDS of surveys PER DAY! There are 300-500 surveys available DAILY with an average reward of $1 each! Get paid from completing surveys yourself…AND from your team members completing surveys! – Jeff Long

Coming back to the question, can Get Paid Social help you become financially free?

My answer is a definite NO unless you recruit 1000s under you to click or upgrade to Premium.

Do not get too naive to think by clicking the tasks that pay you cents you can earn enough to fire your boss.

You can see the average payout to 100,000’s of people is only $0.433 cents currently for the 3 months Get Paid Social become live.

To become Financially Free, I am for an alternative.


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Get Paid Social Review – Final Verdict

Get Paid Social
Owner: Jeff Long

Overall Rating: 3.5 / 5.0

I rated Get Paid Social 3.5 stars because I think it is a clever concept and it may work for some if the traction for tasks creation picks up.

I agree that Get Paid Social is still new and requires a lot of ironing to straighten some flaws.

It does have huge potentials if 1000s of marketers are willing to create tasks every day for the community to earn money and gaining their objectives at the same time. It will create a positive spiral where everyone will benefit.

At the moment, Jeff Long is reducing his Premium Membership price for a limited time to attract more people to the community.

He is also reducing the minimum reward price setting for Marketers to attract more tasks to be created.

I would observe and give Get Paid Social some time and would not jump into Premium Membership yet.

I recommend you to Join as a Free Member first to get familiar with the platform, T&C and get updated with the new changes regularly.

Wishing you the best!

Get Paid Social Review - Edmund





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8 thoughts on “Get Paid Social Review – Legitimate or Scam?!?

  1. Alex

    Thank you for the review, Edmund.

    This gives me a very clear understanding of the product and the solution looks quite legitimate.

    This concept will not work for me personally but I can see that it is a very easy way to make some extra cash for those folks who have some spare time.

    1. Edmund Post author

      You are most welcome, Alex!

      You are absolutely right, this Get Paid Social concept may not be suitable for all.

      It may be suitable for one who whats to earn a few dollars of spare change during their spare time only.

      If you are really serious about building an Online Business that will generate passive income for your financial freedom, I would recommend you checking out Wealthy Affiliate’s Online Entrepreneur Certification Program.

      You will definitely be impressed!

      Wishing you the best!

  2. Torrey

    Hi Edmund,

    I do not see it worth my time to go trolling around on the internet looking at other websites for pennies. My time is worth alot more than a couple of pennies for looking at a website.

    My time is a valuable commodity, and I feel like it’s slipping out of my fingers faster than It’s coming in. I used to dream of the day when I would have all the money I wanted and would be busy all the time.

    Here it is!!! Wealthy Affiliate is the place where it can help me having all my dreams coming true!

    Gooday. Torrey

    1. Edmund Post author

      Hi Torrey.

      Each of us has a time bank in this life and our precious time is withdrawn from it every second. It gets withdrawn no matter what we are doing, even during our sleep. And yes, it is a valuable commodity, BUT once withdrawn, it is not coming back in.

      Many people still don’t see it. They think time is limitless.

      Treasure your time and work on something that is going to benefit you long term. And I agree with you that Wealthy Affiliate can help anyone who dreamed of Financial Success and commits to the long and winding journey towards it!

      Wishing you the best!

  3. curtis

    Hi, Edmund.

    I agree with your review of Get Paid Social. Being a premium member is a little better then being a free member as you don’t have to pay to unlock the surveys.

    And you are correct the tasks are not what they said it would be when they launched. I have made a fair amount of money but not enough to make an income.

    The surveys pretty much I have not seen 500. I have only seen 5-10 that I could try to complete. I have done a few but those you won’t get the reward for until 60 days which kind of sucks but then again it will add up and I will be able to get a bigger amount.

    Get Paid Social right now is definitely of something to just do every day in your spare time and just let it add up until you feel you want to withdraw. Even if it takes a few months it’s still more money in your pocket.

    1. Edmund Post author

      Hi, Curtis.

      I really appreciate you dropping by and share your own experience as a premium member of Get Paid Social. What surprises me is that Jeff is asking free members to pay $10 to unlock the Survey Market Place! And only 5-10 surveys are available for them to try to complete?

      Get Paid Social really need to attract more survey tasks for its members to gain traction else its members are not seeing the values of paying a premium fee.

      Wishing you the best!

  4. Jen

    Hi, Edmund.
    This is a very detailed review of Get Paid Social! I learn a lot from you.
    I will take a look at your recommendation of Wealthy Affiliate too. Hope I could connect with you at Wealthy Affiliate and get more guidance from you regarding Affiliate Marketing.


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