Share Your Friends with us and enter to win 15,000 points!

Hello members,

Show us your friend(s)! Take a selfie with your bestie (human or pet) and enter in our new Instagram and Twitter contest:  #TolunaFriends! As always, there will be two winners who take home 15,000 points each – one selected from Instagram and the other selected from Twitter.

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To enter, simply:

  • Follow @Tolunaon Instagram or Twitter, depending on which platform you enter from
  • Select a picture of you and your friend, or group of friends, upload it to Twitter or Instagram
  • Tag your picture with the hashtag #TolunaFriends
  • On both Twitter and Instagram, you must follow @Tolunaon to be eligible

This contest is Instagram & Twitter Exclusive. You must post your photo between Sept 1 and Sept 30 to participate.

And we’re proud to announce the winners of #TolunaTravel! Among the hundreds of adorable entries, @flysilviafly was selected from the Instagram entries, and @conleo54 was selected via Twitter. They will each be receiving 15,000 points. Congratulations!

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Best of luck to those entering #TolunaFriends! We look forward to seeing your entries.

See you soon on the site, Instagram or Twitter

The Toluna Team

*Promotion Rules: Winners will be selected at random by  October 8 2015 at 5pm EST and must follow directions of the contest. The member must have a Toluna.com account or be willing to create an account to receive the points.  Points will be awarded to winners within 5 days after the contest has ended and will be uploaded directly to user’s accounts.  The winner will be notified on their Instagram or Twitter entry that they have won. Posts must not contain any language that is obscene, insulting, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, libelous, untrue, misleading or invasive of someone else’s privacy. Toluna reserves the right to review all posts for content, and withhold bonus points from any user violating the rules mentioned above

Fall Gifties Available Now!

Hello members,

Sad to say, but Summer is coming to an end… and with that, we’ve said farewell to our Summer Gifties collection, and hello to our Fall collection.

Look for our Fall icons below in the Rewards Center and play for your chance to win!

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Good luck,
The Toluna Team

Temporary PayPal Removal

Hello members,

We have been experiencing technical difficulties with our US PayPal processing system over the last week, and have decided to remove the option temporarily while we update our system.  The option will be unavailable beginning today, August 31st, and will be returned no later than Monday, September 14th.

We apologize for the temporary delay, and in order to continue offering you a cash payment option in the meantime, we will continue to offer check payments beginning at 75,000 points for a $25 payment.  Please note our August 12th blog regarding check payments, and stay tuned for updates on that option.

For members with PayPal payments currently pending, they will be processed within our normal timelines.

Thank you,
The Toluna Team

Member of the Week – August 27, 2015

Hello Members,

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Congrats to our member of the week KxXGuerrereXxD! Click on the username to participate in all of this member’s fun and interesting content like this topic below:

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Thanks KxXGuerrereXxD for creating great content, and sharing your interests with the community!

Good luck to everyone on being next week’s winner!

See you soon,
The Toluna Team

How does it work? 
Every day the Toluna Team awards Content Bonus points to members for posting high quality polls, topics, battles and thumb-its. Each Thursday, we will tally those bonuses for the week, and the member with the most Content Bonuses will be awarded an additional 5,000 points for their great contributions to the site, and will be named our Member of the Week. Find out more here.

Wondering how you can receive a content bonus? Check out our blog post with tips on how you can create top quality content here!

Daily Theme Contest – August 26, 2015 (48 hours only)

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It’s the end of summer vacation and the kids are back in school. If you’re in school tell us why you are excited, or what your favorite school supply is! If you are not going to school, think about a child in your life, or think back to your own childhood. What did you love most about going to school?

Here’s how this will work:

– Create a poll, battle, topic, or thumb it with the title “BACK TO SCHOOL”

– You must include a photo or video in your content

– You will receive a bonus on your content for 1000 points.

*This contest will be open until Friday August 28 at 3pm EST. 

See you soon,

Toluna Team

*Promotion rules: Limit one content piece created per person. The topic must have the title as given by the Daily Theme Contest post, and must be created within 24 hours of the topic posted. Open to US and Canada only. Members will earn a 1000-point rank up bonus or direct credit to their account. Points will be awarded to winners within 24-48 hours after contest close. Posts must not contain any language that is obscene, insulting, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, libelous, untrue, misleading or invasive of someone else’s privacy. Toluna reserves the right to review all posts for content, and withhold bonus points from any user violating the rules mentioned above.

Toluna Storytelling Contest Results!

Hello members,

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Thank you to everyone who participated in the Toluna Storytelling Contest this month. We had so much fun reading your storylines. Everyone who participated received a 100 point rank up bonus for their valiant effort! Feel free to read everyone’s lines here.

In addition, we invited all members to create their own stories, entitled with “My August Story.” Almost 150 of you created fantastic stories. The winner, who received 15,000 points, for the most participation was jljmugs. Congrats to you!

Stay creative and be on the lookout for this contest in the near future :)

The Toluna Team

Toluna Recipe Contest – Week 4

Hello again members,

1 We’ve come to week 4 of our Toluna Recipe Contest. One last time, on August 3rd, we launched a month-long contest challenging you to post a recipe using 3 specific ingredients. We’ve seen a lot of creativity, and fun recipes this month, and thank everyone for joining in!

Once again, here are the rules:

  1. Create a topic with the title “Toluna Recipes: Week 4” by Friday, August 28th
  2. Post your recipe, giving it a title and tell us how to make it
  3. Include a relevant photo of the dish and/or required ingredients
  4. Be sure your recipe includes all of the required ingredients!

All qualified entrants will receive 1,500 points!

Remember – the dish only needs to include the 3 ingredients, not consist only of the 3!

Now, it’s time to make the Toluna community hungry! Here are your ingredients for the week:

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Good luck members, and have fun!

The Toluna Team

P.S. Don’t forget: if you make any of your fellow community member’s dishes be sure to share your review with us here, and comment on the owner’s topic with your thoughts!

 

*Promotion Rules: Open to US and Canada only. Limit one topic created per person per week. The content’s title must begin with “Toluna Recipes: Week 4” to be officially entered, contain at least one relevant image, and must be created no later than August 28, 2015. Members will earn 1,500 points for submitting a recipe.
Members can win up to 1,500 points per week, and up to 6,000 points total. Bonus points will be awarded to each member who participates via external credit, by 5PM EST, on Wednesday, September 2, 2015, and will be uploaded directly to user’s accounts. Posts must not contain any language or image that is obscene, insulting, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, libelous, untrue, misleading or invasive of someone else’s privacy. Toluna reserves the right to review all posts for content, and withhold bonus points from any user violating the rules mentioned above. Violation of these rules, and/or the Toluna Member Code of Conduct may result in the closure of your Toluna account.

August 19th Webinar Q&A

Good afternoon members,

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Thank you to those members who attended our webinar on Wednesday, August 19th, 2015. As promised, I have answered all of your questions here. If you missed this one, don’t worry! We will hold another in a few months. Stay tuned for details.

1. How do you earn bonus points?

Rank up bonuses are given at the discretion of the Toluna staff. We don’t reward everyone every day. We scour the dashboard looking for high quality content. Here is some information on rank up bonuses.

2. Can another adult in the household join Toluna?

Yes, members of the same household can sign up for Toluna.

3. Do we get a notification when our points are about to expire?

There will be a reminder, on the My Points page, to let you know how many points are expiring and when.

4. Do you get any points for answering user created polls/topics?

We do not give out rank up points for members answering other member’s content.

5. How do you get chosen to Test Products? I have signed up for several but never get chosen

Product testers are chosen at random, and also based on demographics that our clients are looking for. These are very popular and we have limited quantities. Please be patient with us for this option.

6. How often are these webinars? If already attend, can we attend again?

These webinars are offered every few months. We encourage members to attend all webinars, since we do give you a lot of information.

More information and Q&A blogs from past webinar sessions: May February January | December | November | October

Congratulations to our Million Point Winners!

Hello members,

sweeps2Between May and August, we invited our members around the world to participate in our exclusive sweepstakes for a chance to win 1 Million Points!

Thanks to everyone for joining in, and we’re happy to announce our 10 winners!

Congratulations go out to:

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We would also like to thank Batman25 for this wonderful feedback:

I would personally like to thank everyone at Toluna for allowing me to take some of the most amazing and stimulating surveys I ever had. Just checked my email this morning to see that I was one of the 10 users to win the [1] million points sweepstakes and was so surprised and happy. My birthday is coming up on the 25th and what an excellent b-day present…Really appreciate what everyone at Toluna had done and continue to do for each of you have created something unbelievably remarkable. Most survey sites I have experienced are just that, surveys and nothing else. Each Toluna visit in itself is a unique and different experience. Thank you for providing me with these wonderful experiences

Feel free to stop by our winner’s pages to offer your congrats, and stay tuned for our next sweepstakes announcement coming soon!

See you soon,
The Toluna Team

Lucky Testers for Pyrel Iris Repellent and L’Oreal Nail Art revealed!

Dear Members,

Please see the lucky testers for the L’Oreal Nail Art

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Please see the lucky testers for the Pyrel Iris Repellent. 

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Congratulations to the testers and we hope you enjoy the product once it is delivered to your home.

Sincerely,

Toluna Team

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