How to Earn Money by Playing Games & Taking Surveys

If you are in front of a computer several hours a day and are looking for a way to make some extra money, there are several different sites available on the Internet that allow you to play games and take surveys for pay. Although you might earn $0.25 or so per short survey, the money quickly can add up. You might find that you are earning enough extra income off of the sites to pay a few extra bills each month.

Launch the Internet browser on your computer, and navigate to, or These sites provide different survey and gaming opportunities to earn money.

Click the "Register Now" tab on the screen. From here, type in your name, mailing address and email address. It is a good idea to create a new email address for this, because you are going to receive a large amount of junk emails once you begin your games and surveys. Depending on the site, you might need to attach a PayPal email address to the site. PayPal is an online banking service that companies can pay you through. Create a free account at

Click on the "Games" or "Cash Surveys" tab to begin.

Select the game you want to play, then read the instructions for the game when it launches. With the cash games, you do not necessarily earn money with each play. Instead, you are entered into contests. The more times you play, the greater your chances of winning.

Type in your name and email address into the survey. Proceed by answering "Yes" or "No" to a series of questions. Click "OK" after each page to complete the survey. It might take a few days for the funds to be added to your account after you complete the survey.