In this article, I’m going to be talking about how you can earn an income as a research analyst.
First of all you many of you may be wondering, exactly what is a research analyst?
A research analyst is a person who inquire, examine, find and revise facts, principles or theories for internal use by a client or organization.
HOW DO THEY EARN MONEY?
Research Analysts earn money by examining and researching facts about a particular issue and writing investigative reports for their client or organization.
Being an analyst is not just about researching and writing about facts and information.
Many factors need to be considered when becoming a research analyst. I have listed some of them below.
- Proper writing techniques.
- Correct grammar, punctuation and spelling.
- Credible facts and statements.
- If your report answers all the clients questions.
- Where you cited your sources.
So you may be wondering, how can I become a research analyst?
Is it difficult?
How much income can I earn doing this?
I want to introduce you to Ask Wonder.
WHAT IS ASK WONDER?
Ask Wonder is a research service that provides access to fact finding skills across a network of analyst worldwide.
They work with companies from the Fortune 500 list, for example, HP, Shell and Johnson & Johnson and many others.
They offer effortless and flexible service to clients seeking their services.
SO HOW DOES IT WORK?
Each analyst has a vital role to play in making sure the research is well done and properly analyzed at it’s very best to the highest quality and standards.
A client or organization asks a question or a series of questions and Ask Wonder gathers their best research analysts to deliver quality reports in a timely manner.
They have a fast turnaround which means Research Analysts are available at any time of the day or night. There are over 6000+ Analysts available for difficult and sizable projects and they guarantee a hassle free experience so clients do not have to train and hire anyone.
A combination of their top notched skills, their analysts expertise and a process which they call the “Knowledge Assembly Line” is what helps Ask Wonder to achieve their goals every time.
THE KNOWLEDGE ASSEMBLY LINE
- Source Review
- Final Edit
As you can see from the Knowledge Assembly Line above, they not just focus on sourcing and writing reports. They go through all the steps in acquiring the facts to give their clients the best which includes interpreting, reviewing sources and final edits to ensure the clients get quality reports every time.
So you may have some questions right about now.
Can I really become a Research Analyst? Yes
Can I sign up for Ask Wonder with NO knowledge? Yes
How do they pay?
How much will I get paid?
Will I become rich by doing this?
Let me answer these questions more in depth.
WHERE DO I SIGN UP?
You can sign up to become a Research Analyst by visiting their website at www.askwonder.com for FREE!
It is free to join and you pay no monthly fees.
WHAT IS THE PROCESS?
After you create your account, you will be sent a sample question where you will have to do research, gather your sources and write and submit an article to them.
This will determine how well your writing skills are as well as if you will be hired to work with them full or part time.
HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO SIGN UP?
Creating an account takes less than 5 mins but it may take more time to research and complete the sample article.
It’s all up to you and how much time you take to complete and submit the article. Everyone is different. Work at your own pace and do not rush it.
Once you’ve submitted the article, it takes about a week before they respond letting you know if you were successful in writing the article or not.
DO THEY TRAIN YOU?
Absolutely! Once accepted to work for Ask Wonder, you can visit their knowledge center which has a wealth of information about sourcing, writing, payments and much more.
DO YOU GET HELP & SUPPORT?
Absolutely! You get amazing support from a community of helpful analysts via the Slack platform.
Slack allows Ask Wonder members to communicate with each other about any issues and problems they may have and need assistance with. You are never lost or stuck.
HOW DO PAYMENTS WORK?
In order for you to be paid, you are required to create a PayPal account.
You are paid bi-monthly on every other Friday.
After each job is completed successfully, you are paid the total sum of your earnings and any bonuses accumulated during the two week period. You can view all these funds under your Dashboard.
HOW MUCH DO YOU GET PAID?
Salaries at Ask Wonder vary depending on the job. You can find them below:
Sourcing: Sourcing earns you $10 US per job if your quality score is less than 4.5. If your score is 4.5 and up, you earn $16 US per job. Sourcing jobs are estimated to take about 45-90 mins to complete a job.
Writing: This earns you $16 for ever job you complete successfully. If you article needs any work after it is submitted, Ask Wonder would pay between $4-$8 per job.Writers are given about 2 hours to complete a job.
Editing: Editors earn$4 for reviewing the sourcing job and an additional $8 for editing 5-star sourcing into a client-ready brief. Editing usually takes about 20-40 mins per job.
Reviewing: Reviewers earn $3.50 for every source review and $3.50 for a regular review. It takes approximately 5-20 mins to complete this job.
Researching: Researchers earn $32 per job and each job usually takes about 1-4 hrs to complete.
Volume bonuses are given out when you complete jobs within a limited time frame. The more jobs you complete, the more income you earn!
If you are successful in completing jobs between 9 am today and 9am tomorrow, Ask Wonder will credit your account with the following bonuses:
- 2 jobs: +$15
- 3 jobs: +$30
- 4 jobs: +$45
- 5 jobs: +$60
- 6+ jobs: +$15 per additional
These bonuses can add up pretty nicely and you can earn a full or part time income very quickly.
Will you become rich with Ask Wonder?
No, you won’t become rich but it can provide you with a stable income and you can work from home in any part of the world.
You won’t be tied down to a job and you can set your own hours.
You decide how much you want to make by the amount of time, effort and dedication you put in.
It will not be easy but as the saying goes, “Slow and Steady wins the race.”
Aim to be the tortoise and not the rabbit.
To end, you can become a research analyst with Ask Wonder once you follow their training and tips to mastering all jobs from sourcing, reviewing to interpreting and writing.
Never be afraid to ask for help and if you have any questions, feel free to leave a comment below or reach out to me and I would be more than happy to help.
I wish you all the best in your online journey!
To your success,