- Jun 14, 2018
When I first discovered the wonders of the Internet as a teen, I remember thinking “I wish there was a job that would pay me to do this all day.” Fast-forward to today, and what do you know? Here’s that job! Now, hundreds (maybe even thousands?) of GPT and paid survey sites are compensating people like us for our time, effort, and opinions with different rewards like cash and gift cards. I say, bring on the future for better income via the Internet!
In this AyuWage review, I will focus on what makes it a legit GPT site, or if there’s a potential for it to be a scam website. I have read comments in this forum about how most GPT and paid survey sites are usually just open to users from the UK and USA, but this one got my attention because there seem to be no country restrictions (at least at first glance) for membership. With that in mind, join me as we take a closer look at what AyuWage has to offer all of us.
First things first - what is it?
AyuWage is a GPT website offering users ways to earn via activities you usually do online for free. These activities include surfing websites, answering surveys, and doing small tasks.
It’s an unusual name for a GPT, but the site explains it this way: “Ayu” is a shortened version of the Japanese word “ayumi”, which means progress, a step, or walking. “Wage” of course means a payment, so I personally read it as getting paid to progress - which is a pretty neat way to put it. (Also, woohoo, I feel like a budding linguist!)
How long has it been around?
It’s been around since 2009. AyuWage started as “a small online business”, but decided to expand due to their frustration with how most online businesses don’t really progress. The company aims to find innovative ways for users to earn more with their GPT platform, promising a “growing” experience, with never a dull moment in-between.
At the moment, there is no way of telling where the site holds office, as there’s no information in that regard in the About Us or Contact Us pages.
Does it pay well?
An AyuWage cashout redemption promises to be quick and easy, with a minimum of $5 via PayPal. In my honest opinion, that already is already one way of getting paid “well” (there are other GPT sites that require anywhere between $25-$30 in your account before you can cash out). But getting to $5 might be another thing altogether.
To break down how much you can possibly earn with AyuWage tasks:
- Browse through websites - you have to visit the site and wait for it to load completely before you can get credited. There are different ways to earn with this task: go to the wait and wait to load (credits to around a tenth of a cent), stick around for at least 20 seconds on the site, click on different pages on the site - not the homepage! - and click on any link or content that catches your fancy, or explore the site fully (credits to anywhere between 15-30 cents, full instructions are available in the AyuWage toolbar found in the user page).
- Do surveys - pretty similar to what you do with paid survey sites, which is to complete them (credits depending on length and complexity of survey).
- Perform simple tasks - typically involves doable tasks with other GPTs of a similar nature, including doing upvotes and likes, downloading and installing files, etc. (credits vary according to the task)
- Browse through email - you will be receiving email from different websites. You have to click on the website link in your inbox, then browse through the website, staying for at least 10 seconds, and clicking on content you like (worth around 30 credits).
Is registration free?
Yes, it’s free. There are no maintenance fees required.
What’s the best option of earning as a member of AyuWage?
I think I’ve mentioned it several times before, but when it comes to GPT sites, referral programs are my favorite way to earn a passive income. Therefore, I’m recommending it to you as well.
AyuWage wants to reward its members for their loyalty and active usage. There are no limits to the number of referrals you make, and you can make 10% off your active referrals’ earnings!
It seems like signing up with AyuWage only requires an Internet connection and a PayPal email address. Anyone in the world who has these, even with no prior experience to being a member of any GPT sites, can join. I don’t usually come across GPTs that pay you to browse websites, so having that option here to earn points is very welcome, indeed.
One misgiving I have (and that needs a closer investigation) is how a number of users have been complaining about slow or delayed payouts from AyuWage. This is understandably a big issue for those who need their cash ASAP and can’t wait around for a month to get paid a minimum of $5. I hope the site addresses and remedies that quickly before they lose membership confidence.
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Are you currently registered on this site to earn some extra cash? How are you finding the experience? Please present an AyuWage payment proof with your feedback to help us gauge if it’s a good idea to sign up with them.