Thought people might be interested in this e-mail I received. It almost had me till it said I would get $200 for my trouble and gave me a phone # to call "Ray"
Here's the e-mail:
Hewlett-Packard has asked us to conduct a research study on their behalf in early July to gather feedback from users of the new Veer 4G mobile phone. The purpose of the research is to collect important, time-sensitive feedback from users such as yourself, and by participating, you’ll allow HP to improve their understanding of how well the device is meeting the needs of consumers.
Hewlett-Packard provided us with your name and email address because you have indicated a willingness to be contacted for research-related purposes.
The research will be conducted online. Specifically, participants will provide their feedback via an online journal, which many people find to be a fun and interesting way to engage with others as well as a good opportunity to learn more about technology. The journaling software is easy to use and the information you provide will be kept safe and confidential.
Everyone who participates in the online study will be paid $200 for their time.
Please contact me by email or phone (please see Ray’s contact information below) if you are interested in learning more about the research and how you can participate. I’ll need just a few minutes of your time to ask some questions and explain the program in more detail. Your participation is greatly appreciated!
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ray fong :: elliott benson research
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