I’ve not mentioned this opportunity in over a year, but since a few people have commented recently to say this is something they’ve enjoyed doing, I thought I’d post about it again for those who may be unfamiliar with it.
The Nielsen Home Scan Consumer Panel is once again accepting new applicants in many locations.
If you are accepted as a panel member with Nielsen Home Scan, you will be sent a small hand-held scanner and will scan all the bar codes of everything you purchase. Once a week, you’ll transmit this information to Nielsen and you’ll earn points which can be redeemed for a variety of items from the Nielsen Gift Catalog.
The Nielsen Home Scan Consumer Panel is a “mini-USA” that represents all types of Americans. Manufacturers and retailers will look at the information you send to them to decide what products to make and sell to consumers all across the country.
Some of you have signed up in the past for this and really enjoyed it. Others of you have tried it and found it was too tedious and time-consuming. If you’re interested in hearing about others’ experiences in this program, check out the comments on this post.
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