About Get Paid To Sign Up / GPT

Sign up at your own risk on several of these companies!

Get paid to sign up means you are paid when you sign up for offers. PTSU. Sometimes they are called GPT, Get-Paid-To, Get Paid To, Get Paid To Sign Up or GPTSU sites. Which means get paid to. Get paid to do surveys, get paid to sign up for things, get paid to click emails, get paid to download apps, etc. You think it, they offer it, and sometimes it's not even legal. You won't get into trouble, the company offering you the ability will. So at least you are safe there. In GPT sites, you can make money by doing online tasks, like downloading/installing mobile apps, joining for free trial, complete tasks/offers, playing games, clicking ads, Doing surveys, read news, watching videos and many more.

Some Get-Paid-To websites lead to such things as loads of spam or free samples. You earn the company money when you sign up for the offers which you are in turn paid for. Rewards from doing GPT can be points that are converted into things, cash, sweepstake entries and more.

The GPT companies we have tested and supported will be marked as such.  

Annika's doesn't support paid to sign up sites, but we wish to keep our members, visitors, readers, and fans informed of what's out there. This means we can not offer you help should you encounter problems besides the information contained upon this page. We feel that many of these types of sites may not be legal, or good. The very rare few that have worked out for us have been marked as such and mostly haven't signed up for things. We simply clicked the emails or did the surveys.


Where can I find Get Paid To websites to sign up for?

A. You can find Get Paid To Website here.

Any warnings?

A. Yes. If you use a VPN you will have to remove it. Also, if you join these types of sites, be ready to be banned. Why? 90% of these sites are the same templates which means the same content. You will be taking the same Surveys over and over again and again. This is called CHEATING. You will be banned. Users complain they lost their accounts and were abiding by the rules. This is untrue. Taking the same paying surveys at other sites that are all the same is a breach of terms of service. You should also understand that several places delete earnings if you don't cash out in a certain time frame. so log in often to keep your account active and earning.

Be careful joining a lot of GPT. Get paid to websites mostly have the same template. You complete survey for X and are paid X. Well these are all the same offers on all the same websites. You could be banned for cheating if you do it on more than one website. Even though it's not really cheating because you've not completed it with website Z but website A. It's another reason why Get-Paid-To websites are so risky. If you have the time to spare on these high risk companies, more power to you. But to me, it's not a smart move. Your time is worth more than they could ever offer. As you MAY not be paid. If your time worth a MAYBE payout?

Are there any GPT sites you suggest or recommend?

A. Yes. These are ones we have been paid by.



Do you feel you have been scammed?

According to recent statistics from the National Consumer League's list of Top 10 Net Frauds, online auctions seem to top the list of Internet scams for a few years running. Many people have got scammed on the Internet, but today the scammed person is not necessarily the loser. Stop blaming yourself and fight scams NOW.

Start by reporting scams to the local police, FBI, Secret Service, post office, phone company, local newspaper and TV station, your bank and credit card company, your lawyer and the Department of Consumer Affairs.

Besides, consider reporting scams to the following agencies which are specialized in dealing with Internet scams. Be sure to check out Annika's About The Blacklist page for warning signs.

Merchant Services: Online Fraud Prevention - This website has a wealth of information with links to Identity Theft, Online Scams, Email scams, Phishing, Credit Card Fraud as well as Prevention Resources. [Thank you Ms. Clark's Class Room #154 2011!]

Secret Service field office Cyber Fraud Task Force (CFTF) - Report crimes to your local office.

Internet Fraud Complaint Center - This is a partnership between the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the National White Collar Crime Center (NW3C), that strives to address fraud and scams committed over the Internet.

FDIC - Emaill the FDIC.

A Call For Action - Call For Action: Connecting Consumers with Solutions for over 60 years.

The Comptroller of the Currency - Ensuring a Safe and Sound Federal Banking System for All Americans.

Broker Complaint Registry - You can file a report against scammers here as well as check to see if others have reported the same issue. Highly recommend this site. A lot going on.

Better Business Bureau - File an online complaint against any company or charity that has treated you unfairly. The site also provides a national database of somewhat reliable reports. A positive report doesn't mean the company is definitely a legitimate one, but on the other hand, companies with negative reports should be avoided. I have found the BBB to personally handle complaints wrong, so still do your research. The BBB is merely a third party website that hopes to help you avoid going to court with businesses. Businesses pay to be a part of the BBB. The BBB often mark cases solved that aren't. I personally think they are a waste of time. You file a complaint, they send it to the other party. The other party replies, or not and eventually the BBB marks the case as solved.

Rip Off Report - File a report about any fraud or rip off scam you have come across. The report you file will be placed online for the world to see!

The National Fraud Information Center - This site is US based and is specialized in dealing with most kinds of internet and telemarketing frauds/scams. 1-800-876-7060

Fraud Week - Join the global effort to minimize the impact of fraud by promoting anti-fraud awareness and education. Learn more about the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners' (ACFE) annual International Fraud Awareness Week in this short video.

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission - Check the securities and exchange commission's EDGAR database to see if the company files with the SEC.

Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner (FDPIC) CH - If you are a resident in Switzerland, the contact details for the data protection authorities are available.

Interpol Canada - Report Cyber crimes and more.

Royal Canadian Mounted Police - Wonderfully made website for those in Canada.

O.P.P. Ontario Provincial - Report a crime online.

European Commission Website - If you are a resident in the EEA or UK and you believe we are unlawfully processing your personal information, you also have the right to complain to your local data protection supervisory authority.

Kid Safe Seal - The kidSAFEĀ® Seal Program is creating the largest global directory of children-friendly websites, mobile apps, and other technologies that have been independently reviewed, certified, and/or listed to meet minimum standards of online safety and/or privacy. This directory has become a valuable resource for parents, educators, and caregivers around the world looking to find safe online, mobile, and digital activities for their children and students. Please check back here regularly for the most up-to-date list.

FBI - Internet Fraud - Federal Bureau of Investigation's web page of Internet fraud. A lot of helpful tips here and other useful links.

Fraud Watch - This website seeks to reduce the incidence of Internet fraud by educating consumers, shutting down fraudulent and scam sites and prosecuting fraudsters.

Each States Attorney General - Site may not load but it lists ALL the attorney generals and their web address. Your state Attorney General's office can handle a wide range of complaints.

Federal Trade Commission - This website allows you to file a complaint about a particular company or organization, using a secure complaint form. although the FTC does not resolve individual consumer problems, the complaint helps in fraud investigation and can lead to law enforcement action. They also have a lot of other great content on their website.

ScamWatch - An Australia based site that covers all sorts of scams from financial and investment scams such as pyramid schemes to miracle cures and instant weight loss treatments. Scam watch keeps a lookout for new scams, and rip-offs and provides the local's places to report it.

AARP Fraud Watch Network - Several useful articles to aid in your quest.

Angi's - A place to look up and report businesses much like the Better Business Bureau. File an online complaint against any company or charity that has treated you unfairly.

Econsumer.gov - This is where you report a complaint against someone in another country. Basically works like the BBB.org.

Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre - A Canadian based site that covers all sorts of scams from financial and investment scams.

Office for Victims of Crime - Information for individuals who have been a victim on online crime.

ActionFraud UK - National Fraud and Cyber Crime Reporting Centre.

National Center for Victims of Crime - Resources for victims of all types of crime, including online fraud.

Cybercrime Coordination Unit Switzerland - Swiss Federal Department of Justice and Police.

FREE Credit Report - FREE Credit Report.

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission-Nigeria - Nigerian crimes.

Philippine Centre on Transnational Crime - International Criminal Police Cooperation INTERPOL (ICPO-INTERPOL) Working Principles INTERPOL is not a police force. It is the machinery for international police cooperation and communication.

The Hong Kong Police website - As stated, Hong Kong Police site.

Scamwatch New Zealand - An New Zealand based site that covers all sorts of scams from financial and investment scams such as pyramid schemes to miracle cures and instant weight loss treatments. Scam watch keeps a lookout for new scams, and rip-offs and provides the local's places to report it.

MCMC Malaysia - Malaysian Communications And Multimedia Commission (MCMC) | Suruhanjaya Komunikasi dan Multimedia Malaysia (SKMM) - Make a complaint.

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau  - Website created to help those with credit card problems or bank issues.

National Do Not Call Registry - For reporting unsolicited sales calls. Registering your phone numbers after 31 days you can file complaints. You can also call 1-888-382-1222.

Postal Inspection Service - For reporting scams distributed by U.S. mail such as fake lottery sweepstakes winnings, chain letters, and fake Mystery Shopping scams.

BBB Charity Report - If you want to check if a charity you're thinking of donating to is legitimate, you can check here.

HaveIBeenPwned.com - Enter your email address, and learn where you’ve been breached. They also email you of new breaches.

HackCheck - This site is a lot like the above Have I been Pwned.

Identity Theft Resource Center and Identity Theft Recovery Steps - Recovering from identity theft is a process. Here's step-by-step advice that can help you limit the damage, report identity theft, and fix your credit.

Help With My Bank GOV - Yes sometimes even a bank can give you the shaft. Here's where to report it.

Guidestar - If you want to check if a charity you're thinking of donating to is legitimate, you can check here.

Charity Navigator - If you want to check if a charity you're thinking of donating to is legitimate, you can check here.

IRS Exempt Organization Search - If you want to check if a charity you're thinking of donating to is legitimate, you can check here.

Google Reviews - Search for the company name, and on the right side you should see "reviews". Click it to leave your review.

Facebook Reviews - If you have a facebook.com account, you can consider searching for them and leaving a review there. Please keeping in mind that unlike the other sites, the owner can always hide or delete these reviews.

eSafety Commissioner AU - Helping Australians have safer, more positive experiences online.

FCC Consumer Complaint Center - File an informal consumer complaint / Tell your story. TV, Phone, Internet, Radio, Access for People with Disabilities, Emergency Communications, and more!

Scam Survivors - They offer a lot of help here.

Your Digital Rights - Get organizations to delete your account or provide a copy of your personal information.

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission - Stock market and other investments.

USA GOV - Any USA issues you can contact them and ask and they will point you in the right direction.

Deceased Do Not Contact Form - When someone passes the easiest way to get the mail and calls to stop is to fill in this form. It will also stop the scams. If you wanted you could register yourself as dead maybe the calls will stop who knows.

Do Not Contact for Caretaker's Registration - DMA sometimes receives calls from family members, friends or caretakers seeking to remove the names of individuals in their care from commercial marketing lists.

Scam Warners - Use to be Fraud Watchers.

Safe Browsing - Google Safe Browsing notifies when websites are compromised by malicious actors. These protections work across Google products and provide a safer online experience.

ESOMAR - Just because a company is listed here doesn't mean they are legit. This is basically the BBB of market research. They pay a membership to be a part of it. Maybe they can help you.

CyberSAFE (Cyber Safety For Everyone) - CyberSecurity Malaysia via e-mail at cyber999@cybersecurity.my, or phone its 24-hour helpline 019-266 5850 and hotline 1-300-88-2999 during office hours.

1-855-644-6277 - Adult Protective Services. Report abuse, neglect, case of suspected fraud, or exploitation.

1-833-372-8311 - National Elder Fraud Hotline. Call 833-FRAUD-11 to receive help from a hotline case manager.

1-844-574-3577 - FINRA's Securities. Helpline for Seniors. IE Stocks.

Mastercard ID Theft Protection FREE - Alerts you by email or text when your credit file may be at risk.
VISA Alerts - Just like the above Mastercard link, VISA offers their own. Get more protection. Sign up for alerts.
Experian Boost - Set up for free, fraud alerts.
Experian ID Works - Set up for free, fraud alerts.
1-888-766-0008 - Equifax. Set up for free, fraud alerts on your credit report.
1-800-680-7289 - Transunion. Set up for free, fraud alerts on your credit report.
1-888-397-3742 - Experian. Set up for free, fraud alerts on your credit report.

In addition, the three major credit-reporting services (Equifax, Experian and TransUnion) also offer a name removal option for prescreened offers at: 1-888-5-OPT-OUT 1-888-567-8688 or visit https://www.optoutprescreen.com

Innovis: 1-800-540-2505 https://www.innovis.com/personal/securityFreeze or https://www.innovis.com/securityFreeze/index

ChexSystems: 1-800-428-9623 https://www.chexsystems.com/security-freeze/place-freeze - This will prevent approval of accounts, loans, and services being approved in your name without your consent.

Set up Google Alerts for FREE for your private information to see if it's posted anywhere you would need to contact for removal. Google Alerts can be sent to you instantly upon an index or later in the day as a bundle. Easy to use.

Do not waste your time with the scam sites GPTBoycott, Web of Trust, Scambook, Scamadvisor, SiteJabber, or Survey Police. Survey Police was ran by GTM AKA Global Test Market. It has since been sold to Lightspeed Research (a Survey company.) It was created for the purpose of gathering information to use for Market Research as well as makes money off of referrals and affiliate links. Simply calling yourself "Police" or "Authority" does not make you any kind of legal authority. We can't in good conscience add Web of Trust. We discovered forums where people are being paid to leave bad feedback and even church websites being rated as unsafe proves what a waste it's become. This is heartbreaking to those of us who believe the word trust means just that. GPTB appears to have closed their forum.

There is another "trust" site out there to report to, however many have complained negative reviews left on their site are being removed for paying companies. Again, due to this abuse of trust we can't recommend it. (Even if we use it ourselves.) Stick to the real tried and true sites.

We realize not every rip-off happens online, so here are these websites: https://www.jdpower.com/ https://www.homeadvisor.com/ https://www.yelp.com/ https://www.tripadvisor.com/ U.S. Postal Inspection Service

Informed Delivery - If YOU don't sign up for this, someone else may. Get PHOTOS of your mail before it arrives, they also tell you about expected packages.

Fed Ex Delivery Manager - Again, If YOU don't sign up for this, someone else may. Sign up for alerts when are expected, as well as packages arrive, as well as tell them where to put them! Like hidden from street view.

UPS My Choice - Again, If YOU don't sign up for this, someone else may. Sign up for alerts when are expected, as well as packages arrive, as well as tell them where to put them! Like hidden from street view.

National Do Not Mail List - Get off of mailing lists and reduce junk mail by signing up with DirectMail.com National Do Not Mail List registry.

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