• Opinion polls: The customer is always right – right?

    Date: 19/10/2016

    It’s true that customers are vital to the success of any business. And good customers are even more essential.

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  • It’s not just great surveys for cash: #HappyDays are here again!

    Date: 18/10/2016

    The nights are drawing in, there is definitely a chill in the air and it's almost time to get the ice scrapers back out again - but, fear not! Opinion Outpost are here to help brighten up your month with our brilliant #HappyDays competition on Facebook! We know you all like to earn a little extra money by taking part in our paid online surveys for cash, and by simply following us on Facebook we are giving you more great opportunities to get involved, have your say AND be in with a chance of earning more great rewards! #HappyDays is your latest chance to get your voice heard and win a prize! We will be giving away a £10 Amazon.

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  • Top tips for taking surveys for cash

    Date: 17/10/2016

    Taking part in paid online surveys for cash in your spare time is a great way of topping up your income, as well as making a difference to the products and services that you know and love.

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  • Opinion surveys: are we a generation of workaholics?

    Date: 12/10/2016

    According to a recent survey by Morgan Mckinley, who recorded workers’ opinions in online paid surveys back in March, there has been a significant rise in the number of hours we work in the UK.

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  • Get social with Opinion Outpost's UK surveys!

    Date: 10/10/2016

    Do you love sharing your opinion in UK surveys? Enjoy earning rewards by taking paid surveys in your spare time? Well, you’re not alone! Around 6,000 of you follow us on Facebook and keep up with all our latest news, reviews and giveaways.

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  • Online surveys ask 'Do children belong on Facebook?'

    Date: 06/10/2016

    We all know someone who over-shares on Facebook, Instagram or on other social media platforms. Besides being fairly irritating, is it doing any harm? Well, if it is ‘sharenting’ (the over-sharing by proud parents of posts and pictures of their children) experts agree that this could be putting children at risk.

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  • Opinion surveys: How to have an influence

    Date: 03/10/2016

    Opinion surveys are one of the best ways for companies to conduct market research, as well as for consumers and the public to have their say.

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  • A job for life? Results from our online survey

    Date: 28/09/2016

    Nearly 5,000 of you had your say in our latest paid online survey here at Opinion Outpost, and the results revealed some fascinating new trends about employment satisfaction, retirement and how you feel about your careers overall.

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  • Market research explained

    Date: 26/09/2016

    Market research is vital for almost any and every business. It enables them to identify a gap in the market, to gain insight into what consumers think, to access key demographics, improve their products or services, increase awareness and to find out if people like what they have to offer.

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  • The results of our post-Brexit online survey

    Date: 21/09/2016

    It’s been three months since Brexit was announced and, according to the latest online survey by Opinion Outpost, it’s not only the UK that remains divided about our future prospects but many other EU citizens seem unsure too.

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  • Why autumn is always a winner

    Date: 19/09/2016

    According to an online survey by YouGov in America, autumn was voted the nation’s favorite season, with over two thirds of respondents putting it at number one.

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  • The best late summer arts festivals

    Date: 14/09/2016

    The Edinburgh Fringe Festival may be over for another year, but if you missed it (or you are already having withdrawal symptoms) there are still plenty of opportunities to celebrate all things arty in the UK.

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  • Why we love a freebie

    Date: 12/09/2016

    Most of us love a freebie. Who would say no to a free gift, even if it’s something you may never use again? Well, approximately 1 in 10 of us, according to a study comparing different surveys conducted by leading retailers.

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  • Top survey-taking tips

    Date: 08/09/2016

    Believe it or not, there can be a bit of an art to survey-taking. Once you get used to taking paid market research surveys in your spare time, they can become an excellent way of earning some extra cash.

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  • 10 ways to really rile a commuter

    Date: 05/09/2016

    For most of us, the commute to and from work can be fraught with annoyances. Whether you go by car, by bus, by train or by bike, there is always some idiot out to make your day begin in the very worst way.

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  • London on a low budget

    Date: 31/08/2016

    We all love a day out in the city, but if you’re not careful it can cost quite a lot. Never fear – here are our top suggestions to enjoying the best of London without breaking the bank.

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  • Bank holidays: the good, the bad & the ugly

    Date: 29/08/2016

    Almost 10,000 of our panellists took part in our latest online paid survey all about bank holidays – revealing why many of us love a bank holiday - but how there’s also plenty we love to hate.

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  • Getting into the carnival spirit

    Date: 24/08/2016

    It’s finally bank holiday weekend, which means the biggest date in the London diary: the Notting Hill Carnival! Whether you’re an annual carnival-goer, or if this is your first time, here is a quick guide to an easy yet unforgettable Notting Hill Carnival experience… What? Notting Hill Carnival is London’s biggest street festival, started in 1964, and is now one of the largest street festivals in Europe.

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  • Do we secretly want the weather to be bad?

    Date: 22/08/2016

    After a famous survey revealed that us Brits spend an average of six months of our lives talking about the weather, it really didn’t surprise me.

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  • Summer fun: Royal for a day

    Date: 15/08/2016

    Even if you’re not next in line to the throne (or even 90th) there are some great ways in which you can play at being royalty for the day in London this summer.

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  • Does being a mum make you more qualified?

    Date: 10/08/2016

    It seems as though every few months there is a new row erupting in the media about whether being a parent makes you more, or less, qualified to do your job.

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  • Why is Pokémon so significant?

    Date: 08/08/2016

    Nowadays, the world seems to be divided into three groups: those who are obsessed with Pokémon Go, those who can’t stand Pokémon Go and those who don’t know what on Earth Pokémon Go is.

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  • How to be a winner

    Date: 03/08/2016

    Sadly, unless you’re Derren Brown, there’s no sure fire way to be a guaranteed winner – but there are ways in which you can increase your chance of winning with us.

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  • Time for change

    Date: 01/08/2016

    It’s safe to say that the summer of 2016 will go down in history. With our (somewhat) surprise referendum outcome, the resulting political turmoil, a (possibly) changing economy and a brand new Prime Minister appointed earlier than expected, it’s been a busy few weeks for the UK.

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  • Should we pay more for our milk?

    Date: 29/07/2016

    According to a consumer survey, more than half the people who took part in the poll said that they would be willing to pay more money for their milk, with the majority of those confirming that they would be happy to pay around 30% more than they currently do.

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  • How Opinion Outpost can help you save

    Date: 27/07/2016

    Now that summer is finally here, we hate to be the ones to tell you that there are only 21 weeks to go until Christmas! But after an Online survey revealed that a third of people in this country have to borrow money in order to pay for Christmas, it’s something that could well be worth considering before December comes around.

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  • Your view: don’t privatise our NHS

    Date: 20/07/2016

    Over 6,000 Opinion Outpost UK panellists took part in our recent survey - gathering your opinions on the NHS - and the results spoke volumes about how you rate our healthcare system in the UK.

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  • Mind the happiness gap

    Date: 18/07/2016

    I read a quote recently which was scrawled across a table in a trendy London pub. It read: ‘The happiest of people don’t have the best of everything, they simply make the best of everything.

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  • The secret to a successful relationship

    Date: 15/07/2016

    It’s a sad statistic that, according to a recent survey by Relate, almost 1 in 5 couples in the UK are not in very happy relationships.

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  • What makes Opinion Outpost stand out

    Date: 13/07/2016

    If you’re brave enough to type the words ‘easy ways to earn money online from home’ into your search engine, you’d better make sure your Nan isn’t around to see the results which may pop up.

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  • Has online dating made us more cynical?

    Date: 11/07/2016

    During a recent lunch with friends, a few of whom as are single, one of them was telling us about his recent date with a girl he met on Tinder.

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  • Why can’t girls be vampires too?

    Date: 08/07/2016

    On a recent trip to an indoor play area with my little one, I overheard a conversation between a group of 4 year olds.

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  • The Welcome Survey explained

    Date: 04/07/2016

    What is Opinion Outpost’s Welcome Survey? Here is all you need to know about taking this simple survey, and how it could help you earn even more rewards.

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  • Project Beauty: in the eye of the beholder?

    Date: 04/07/2016

    There is a fascinating global survey currently underway, called Project Beauty, which examines our views on what beauty really means.

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  • Things I thought I’d know by 30

    Date: 01/07/2016

    According to a survey carried out by one of the biggest pharmacies in the UK, almost half of the adults who took part in the online poll said they felt at least six years younger than their real age.

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  • How to shop savvy

    Date: 29/06/2016

    Many of us just love a bargain. An online survey revealed that over three quarters of women admitted to being bargain hunters, and an online poll of 30,000 households showed that over half of us are shopping at discount retailers in search for the best deals.

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  • The reality of being a child star

    Date: 27/06/2016

    According to a survey of school children , who were asked what they most wanted to do as a job, over one third said they wanted to be famous.

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  • Actually, I’ll have a chardonnay

    Date: 24/06/2016

    According to an online survey by wine experts in 2013, the popularity of poor old chardonnay wine was definitely on the decrease in the noughties.

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  • Survey results: how do you take yours?

    Date: 22/06/2016

    At Opinion Outpost UK we recently ran an online poll to ask members about their survey-taking habits.

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  • Would-be voters with no voice

    Date: 20/06/2016

    After all the media commentary, public opinion and online polls over the last few months, the week of the EU referendum vote is finally upon us.

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  • Killer heels whilst you work?

    Date: 17/06/2016

    After a London Receptionist was sent home from her temp job last month for refusing to wear high heels, it sparked an online petition calling for a ban to ‘sexist’ rules forcing women to wear heels at work.

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  • Effortless ways to make your money go further

    Date: 15/06/2016

    With summer holiday season just around the corner and just 27 weeks until Christmas (eek) many of us will start feeling the pinch soon.

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  • Comeback kings, queens (and jesters)

    Date: 13/06/2016

    Let's face it, we've all had a bad day at the office before. Unfortunately pop music and the movie world are pretty unforgiving, and sometimes well-meaning famous comebacks can turn into infamous failures.

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  • Parents: how to survive ‘baby brain’

    Date: 10/06/2016

    Despite what recent medical surveys tell us, I still think ‘baby brain’ is a real thing. (Surely I’m not the only one to entirely forget where I was driving to, wear my pants inside out or let the birthdays of my nearest and dearest completely pass me by.

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  • EU poll results: the undecided will decide it

    Date: 09/06/2016

    With less than two weeks to go before the EU referendum, a poll conducted by Opinion Outpost UK reveals that the demographic of the voter turnout may prove to be the decisive factor in the overall result.

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  • Saving money the easy way

    Date: 08/06/2016

    Many of us would love a little extra cash in our pockets each month. According to a survey reported in The Guardian, the average UK household will be £10,000 in debt by 2017.

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  • The exercise revolution

    Date: 06/06/2016

    There is a mini exercise revolution underway, which aims to offer an alternative to traditional classes and activities to try to encourage more people to be physically active.

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  • A letter to my 16-year-old-self

    Date: 03/06/2016

    By Anna Trevelyan Dear young, naive and slightly ridiculous me. You are only 16, so I will forgive you for not knowing much yet, but I thought I'd impart some wisdom that you will need to learn over the next few years.

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  • Britishness uncovered: what we really think

    Date: 01/06/2016

    In a fascinating online survey published by The Guardian, it revealed what the majority of people in Britain today really think and what it is that we worry about.

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  • Are we too busy to be happy?

    Date: 30/05/2016

    You’re running late, you’re worrying about all the things you haven’t yet had time to do but you haven’t got time to write a list – sound familiar? According to a recent survey, we apparently feel busier than ever in our everyday lives, and many of us said we struggle to find time to relax.

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  • Making the most out of bank holiday

    Date: 27/05/2016

    According to a recent survey by the Met Office, us Brits secretly want the weather to be bad on bank holiday so that we can relax and stay at home.

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  • It’s all about the money – or is it?

    Date: 25/05/2016

    At Opinion Outpost UK, we recently surveyed some of our members about the rewards they have earned whilst taking part in our paid surveys.

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  • The girls who beat Britpop

    Date: 23/05/2016

    By Anna Trevelyan As four-piece girl group All Saints prepare for their first headline UK tour in 15 years it’s exciting to see how their music has evolved since they shot to fame back in 1997.

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  • Should we worry about microbeads?

    Date: 20/05/2016

    By Anna Trevelyan A global campaign, Beat the Microbead, continues to grow huge numbers of supporters in the United States – but, surveys show, relatively few people in the UK have heard about it.

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  • A weekend of ‘digital detox’

    Date: 18/05/2016

    By Anna Trevelyan According to online polls, the average person spends 1/3 of their waking hours on their smartphone.

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  • When Hashtags go wrong!

    Date: 13/05/2016

    It’s Friday the 13th! Although today is often dismissed by non-superstitious people as being no more unlucky than any other day, an online survey conducted back in the 90s did reveal a surprising 52% increase in accidents on this date.

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  • Why choose Opinion Outpost?

    Date: 11/05/2016

    Taking part in market research through online paid surveys is a fantastic way to earn a little extra cash or to top-up your earnings.

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  • What the British REALLY mean

    Date: 09/05/2016

    By Anna Trevelyan An online survey conducted by Channel 4 into what makes us British revealed that we are a nation of tea lovers, who think we are polite and funny but drink too much.

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  • 5 ways to save some lolly for the summer

    Date: 04/05/2016

    Many of us would welcome some extra money to spend on our everyday essentials – especially when it comes to spending time away or with the family this summer.

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  • How vaccination refusal is harming our children

    Date: 02/05/2016

    By Anna Trevelyan After Andrew Wakefield’s fraudulent study in 1998, about the supposed link between autism and the MMR vaccine, study after study has proven that there is absolutely no link between MMR and autism.

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  • A day of speaking my true mind

    Date: 29/04/2016

    By Anna Trevelyan I’ve always admired those with strong opinions who say exactly what’s on their mind.

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  • Three ways to get your voice heard

    Date: 27/04/2016

    Do you have a great idea for the next big product on the market? Ever fancied telling the big-wigs at your favourite brand how to improve their products? If you have a lot to say, but aren’t sure how to make yourself heard, there is a great solution that can be done from the comfort of your own home – taking part in market research through paid online surveys.

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  • Why it's great that winter is over

    Date: 25/04/2016

    By Anna Trevelyan Finally, the weather seems to have turned a corner. (This year I have finally accepted that I’m British, therefore the weather seems to profoundly affect my mood and my outlook.

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  • Queen Liz is 90 - but what does it mean for us?

    Date: 22/04/2016

    By Anna Trevelyan On 21st April Queen Elizabeth will turn 90. It’s sure to be an important few months of celebrations for Royalists, but what does it actually mean for our country? Depending on who you ask, it is likely to have an effect on our economy.

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  • Shopping and sharing: a guide to paid surveys

    Date: 20/04/2016

    A popular new way to earn extra money in your spare time is through sharing your opinion, in exchange for rewards, in online surveys.

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  • High house prices – a lifetime of living with Mum?

    Date: 18/04/2016

    By Anna Trevelyan According to a recent online poll, 74% of people under 35 taking part in the survey think it is much harder for them to get onto the property ladder than it was for their parents’ generation.

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  • A very British month – but are we too polite to celebrate?

    Date: 15/04/2016

    By Anna Trevelyan April 2016 is a patriotic month for Britain and the UK. On 21st April Queen Elizabeth will turn 90, on 23rd April England will celebrate St George’s Day, and the entire month of April is dedicated to Shakespeare’s 400th anniversary (being the month he was born in, back in 1564, and also the month in which he died during 1616).

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  • 5 ways to earn extra money online

    Date: 13/04/2016

    We all need extra money from time to time, such as when we’re saving for something special, have a new arrival in the family or when it comes to Christmas.

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  • The David Cameron boot camp

    Date: 11/04/2016

    Sadly, David Cameron isn’t about to don his trainers, pop on his Lycra and start an actual boot camp (well, not to our knowledge) but DC and his cabinet have recently decided that they have to do something about our ever-expanding waistlines here in the UK.

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  • Top tips to maximise your downtime!

    Date: 08/04/2016

    Did you know that 7th April was National No Housework Day? Hopefully it was clearly marked in your diary (and if not – make sure it is next year!) and instead of tackling the ironing you managed to put your feet up.

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  • Earning cash by sharing your opinions - too good to be true?

    Date: 06/04/2016

    Have you discovered the trend for sharing your opinions in exchange for cash? Thousands of people just like you are sharing their views through taking part in paid surveys online.

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  • Commuter chaos: why are our rail fares so expensive?

    Date: 04/04/2016

    At the beginning of the year, amidst the reports of train fares going up yet again by 1.1% in 2016, commuters staged protests at various stations across London to show their anger at rising prices with no obvious improvement in services.

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  • Online polls: the good, the bad and the ugly

    Date: 01/04/2016

    Online polls can be a fantastic way to gauge the opinions of the public. They offer a democratic, fair way to give people a say, and they are a fast and efficient way to gather market research.

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  • How to earn money with paid online surveys

    Date: 30/03/2016

    Whether you’re self-employed, work part-time or full-time, if you’re unemployed or are even a full-time parent or carer, earning extra money can come in handy.

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  • The rise of the smartphone

    Date: 29/03/2016

    Ofcom’s latest market research revealed that the UK is a smartphone society. At the end of last year, online polls revealed that smartphone usage had overtaken both laptops and PCs for access to the internet, and the numbers are still rising.

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  • What does Easter mean in the modern day UK?

    Date: 25/03/2016

    Within an increasingly cosmopolitan society, the national Easter bank holiday understandably means different things to different people.

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  • Why privacy is important

    Date: 23/03/2016

    Unfortunately, spam is a fact of life for internet users. A recent online poll found that 52% of people surveyed considered spam ‘a major problem’.

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  • Could our love of bread be slowly killing us?

    Date: 21/03/2016

    Happy French Bread Day! On 21st March each year, bakers and bread fans celebrate the humble baguette – one of the more popular bread varieties in the UK, as well as across Europe, according to recent surveys.

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  • Celebrate Awkward Moments Day: you are not alone!

    Date: 18/03/2016

    Happy Awkward Moments Day! 18th March is the official day in the year where you can be let off for doing something silly.

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  • Making market research work for you

    Date: 16/03/2016

    Companies all over the world conduct market research to find out who uses their product or service, what customers like about them and how they can improve.

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  • Junior doctors’ strikes: are you in favour?

    Date: 14/03/2016

    Last week saw the latest wave of junior doctors’ strikes in the UK, as part of their ongoing opposition to the government’s proposed new contract.

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  • Women in the spotlight: will they ever be equal?

    Date: 11/03/2016

    By Anna Trevelyan A recent online market research poll conducted for International Women’s Day revealed that most people in Britain think that it will take 10 years or more before there are equal numbers of men and women in key professions.

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  • The rewards are real! Here’s how to claim them…

    Date: 09/03/2016

    Members all over the world are successfully taking part in paid surveys and earning extra money online in their spare time.

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  • In or out of the EU: what do you think?

    Date: 07/03/2016

    According to market research, online surveys and telephone polls the UK is currently fairly evenly split over the prospect of voting to remain in or to leave the EU in the upcoming referendum on 23rd of June.

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  • After the Oscars: the breaking of a career

    Date: 04/03/2016

    By Anna Trevelyan It’s widely thought that winning an Academy Award is the pinnacle of every actor’s career.

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  • How does Opinion Outpost work?

    Date: 02/03/2016

    Non-members often wonder how Opinion Outpost works, and how you can earn cash online through taking paid online surveys in your spare time.

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  • How to enjoy your extra leap year day!

    Date: 29/02/2016

    It’s that special ‘extra’ day that only comes around every four years – so why not make the most of it? Here are five ideas to help you make the most of the extra day.

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  • Big companies who made big changes

    Date: 26/02/2016

    As many companies will tell you, market research is invaluable. Products and services will only sell if there is a demand for it, and it will only continue to sell if the brand listens to its customers and adapts to the changing market.

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  • About Opinion Outpost UK panel

    Date: 24/02/2016

    Welcome to Opinion Outpost! We connect some of the world’s biggest brands to the people who matter – you.

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