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Got an invite that was about 5 pages long and was a little hesitant because I have never heard of them but I signed up and I got a phone call today from Mary Griffin who is one of the moderators for them - super sweet and she explained they are a new survey company - invite only - they have taken suggestion from people who take surveys to make it a site that is different from others - looking forward to being a part of the community.

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https://www.thriftypig.com/

their facebok page:
https://www.facebook.com/pg/thrif...e_internal

looks referral based.

Please remember that referrals are not allowed in SD.

Good luck to anyone that gets an invite! Smilie
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I received a letter in the mail, too. It seemed a little odd to me, and I trashed the letter. Maybe I should have held onto it, but I'd like to know how they received my contact information.
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I received a letter in the mail, too. It seemed a little odd to me, and I trashed the letter. Maybe I should have held onto it, but I'd like to know how they received my contact information.

Interesting that it comes via snail mail! Thanks for that info.

I wonder if another survey company is selling our details and that is how they got your address/demographics/etc?
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I would be extremely cautious until this company has enough reviews to be fully verified.
So far very little to nothing at all is known about this company.Wave

Base on my experience having a P.O. Box instead of a physical address & no telephone will first raise up some of my concerns.
Thrifty Pig
P.O. Box 6563
Denver, CO 80206
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I would be extremely cautious until this company has enough reviews to be fully verified.
So far very little to nothing at all is known about this company.Wave

Base on my experience having a P.O. Box instead of a physical address & no telephone will first raise up some of my concerns.
Thrifty Pig
P.O. Box 6563
Denver, CO 80206
It is a referral survey company and they are a start up and I have been doing their surveys for a couple of days and love the site. If anyone wants the number for Mary just go their facebook page - it is listed there if you have questions.
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I understand it's a referral site and i don't have any problems with that.
All i stated was to use caution.Wink

Mary may be the sweetest women on the phone but It's still a new company with No reviews at all.
Neither the website nor Facebook explains nothing on what this company is all about.

You stated yourself you just started doing surveys with them a few days ago.
I think it's a little bit too early to say you love the site when you haven't gotten paid yet.

Good luck & please feel free to come back & share with us your overall experiences about this new website.Peace





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It is a referral survey company and they are a start up and I have been doing their surveys for a couple of days and love the site. If anyone wants the number for Mary I have a phone number and I can give it just inbox me - I wouldn't want to share it with just anybody.
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Interesting that it comes via snail mail! Thanks for that info.

I wonder if another survey company is selling our details and that is how they got your address/demographics/etc?
I work for a marketing research company and I can tell you that a lot of your information is available from the voting registrar's office.
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They made it seem from the letter that it was a referral from a survey company. I don't remember the exact wording.
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The name Mary Griffin rings a bell. I KNOW that name from another survey company I feel like it is one that is probably now long defunct because it has been ages since I have seen the name. No one else recognizes that name???
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I work for a marketing research company and I can tell you that a lot of your information is available from the voting registrar's office.
That and tons of other ways as well. Just a good old fashioned phone book, or signing up for an offer online, etc etc




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The name Mary Griffin rings a bell. I KNOW that name from another survey company I feel like it is one that is probably now long defunct because it has been ages since I have seen the name. No one else recognizes that name???
It does not, but I appreciate the heads up to be aware of it.
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When I first began to work in marketing research, I was surprised to learn there are a vast number of companies online that SELL our information to marketing research companies in order to contact people about focus groups, polls, surveys,etc. Another trick I've learned is in spite of banks and other businesses promising they will never SELL your personal information, they don't promise not to LEND the information and then get the information back after the research company has finished with it. Once you've done the survey or focus group your bank hired the research company to recruit people for, the information goes into the data base of the marketing research company.
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When I first began to work in marketing research, I was surprised to learn there are a vast number of companies online that SELL our information to marketing research companies in order to contact people about focus groups, polls, surveys,etc. Another trick I've learned is in spite of banks and other businesses promising they will never SELL your personal information, they don't promise not to LEND the information and then get the information back after the research company has finished with it. Once you've done the survey or focus group your bank hired the research company to recruit people for, the information goes into the data base of the marketing research company.

a good reminder indeed. Smilie
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The name Mary Griffin rings a bell. I KNOW that name from another survey company I feel like it is one that is probably now long defunct because it has been ages since I have seen the name. No one else recognizes that name???
she came from productreportcard.

Mary Griffin | Editor in Chief
ProductReportCard.com, LLC
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she came from productreportcard.

Mary Griffin | Editor in Chief
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awesome thank you
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