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    Do you like to try new items and share your opinions? Better yet, share your opinions and receive money for your time? If you do, you can get paid $75, $100 and even $250 for participating in focus groups.

    Every year at Focuscope, thousands of people share their opinions about products and services by participating in market research studies and are paid for this interesting, fun and rewarding experience.

    It is easy to start earning money from Focuscope. The more we know about you, the more focus groups we can invite you to participate in. Join our respondent community today!

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    What to Expect

    Focus Groups

    These are typically a small group of individuals similar to you who gather for an hour or so and discuss with a professional moderator new products and ideas.

    In-Home Studies

    Professional moderators come to your house and conduct research in the comfort of your own home. The subjects are typically regarding products that you use regularly in your everyday activities.


    For all projects, you will be generously compensated for your time.  Typically you will be paid cash at the conclusion of the project. If you participate in an on-line or off-site project, you will receive a gift/Visa card.

    Refer-A-Friend Program

    What would you treat yourself to with a $100 Amazon.com gift card?

    Know others that want to join our respondent community and participate in future market research projects?

    Refer them today to join Focuscope’s respondent community by simply sharing our link.


    For every person that you refer to join our  respondent community,  both of your names will be entered into a monthly drawing for one $150 Amazon.com gift card and one $50 Amazon.com gift card. We will award each gift card at the end of each month and results will also be posted on our website. It’s easy – get 15 friends to join our database and you will have 15 chances to win!

    Individuals that you refer to our community must join on-line and then for the question-“How did you hear about us”, they select referral program. In the referred by section; it must include your first and last name.

    Please note that this is only applicable to new participants in our respondent community. Only online referrers are eligible for this reward program.

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    Nationwide Projects

    Focuscope, a family-owned market research company, with offices in Chicago is currently working on many nationwide projects. We have been serving our clients since 1980 and look forward to working in your area.

    We are working on many nationwide projects. All of these projects are conducted at a centrally located location or conducted on-line. With all of our projects, we are only looking for individual’s thoughts and opinions, nothing is ever sold. As a thank you for your time, qualified individuals will receive generous cash compensation at the completion of the project.

    If you are interested in participating in our nationwide projects, please click here and you will be directed to the “Join Our Database” page. By completing this form, this will allow us to contact you when we are working on a project in your area. We respect and honor your privacy—all information shared will remain completely confidential, no information is ever sold.

    We invite you to learn more about Focuscope by checking out our website. Look forward to working with you.

    Your Privacy

    Focuscope, a family-owned business, was established in 1984 as a focus group facility and qualitative research company.  A main purpose of our business is to screen and recruit individuals to participate in qualitative research studies in accordance with each client’s specific target audience.

    Focuscope respects the privacy of our respondents and clients and is committed to maintaining the security of personal information.  We do not conduct sales or direct marketing. We do not rent, sell or give information to any third party for the purpose of directly marketing any products or services.

    When you participate in a survey with Focuscope, your individual answers are held in the strictest confidence. Responses are not considered individually, but as a part of a group; the results of surveys are analyzed and reported to our clients in aggregate. Your answers are not connected with anything that can identify you such as your name, address or phone number.

    Your participation is very important to us.  We have developed recruiting practices that respect you, your time and your opinions.  Focuscope conscientiously abides by the practices endorsed by the Marketing Research Association, including the Code of Marketing Research Standards and the Respondent Bill of Rights (examples are shown below).  To learn more about your rights as a participant in a research study, please visit www.mra-net.org.

    • Your responses/opinions in any research study will remain confidential.
    • You will never be asked to buy anything or to contribute to an organization.
    • Your decision(s) regarding participating in a study, answering specific questions or discontinuing your participation will be respected without question.
    • We will maintain the highest standards of professional conduct in the collection and reporting of the information you provide.

    Focuscope maintains a database for the purpose of inviting respondents to participate in research studies. Registration into our database is available through a link on the company website or through a questionnaire submitted via mail to our headquarters.

    Information provided by respondents in the registration questionnaire is voluntary and is used for the purpose of identifying eligibility for participation in future research projects. Participation in our database may be discontinued at any time by sending an email to info@focuscope.com or by calling (708) 386-5086.

    Focuscope does not knowingly make direct contact with children under the age of 18 to participate in research studies. If we require survey information from a minor child, a parent or legal guardian is contacted to arrange the survey activities. We encourage parents and legal guardians to closely monitor their minor children’s participation in our studies.

    This Privacy Policy is subject to change. If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy or information collected through surveys, please contact us at 1 (800) 466-5086.

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