8 mobile apps that can earn you real money
Honestly speaking, I don’t know anyone who wouldn’t need some extra bucks in these rough times. Who wouldn’t love to make money just by using their phone? Well, fortunately, Hi Tech Gazette is here to tell you how you can do it easily. Today we’re going to be talking about apps that actually lets you make real money from an Android or iOS device.
There’s tons of money making apps to choose from, but not all of them are highly rated. Many app have fake glowing reviews, and few look like a scam at first sight.
But don’t worry. We’ve got you covered. We’ve personally tested the app on this list to ensure that they don’t attract a lotta problems. All the apps on this list are legit, and you can actually make some good Money with some of these, depending on your skills.
Most of the apps on this list will require your input or personal data in exchange for making money, but then HiTech Gazette’s tech-savvy readers know that already, don’t you? 😉
Enough chitchat. Lets talk business. Ladies and Gentlemen, I give you the top mobile apps that pay you in Paypal –
If you think there’s a good photographer in you, MiPic can help you make some serious money. It’s basically an online social marketplace where you can sell your photographs, which are printed onto a wide range of products. Other users can choose those products with your image that they like, and then buy them directly.
MiPic has an iOS app but there isn’t an Android version. However, you can still use the Webpage on chrome or any other browser on your phone.
Once the buyers select which products they want, the products are then printed onto, and shipped from the UK. For your image, you get 20 percent of the sale price, which can be credited into your PayPal account.The integration of product manufacturing with photography is what makes it differentiate it from other online image marketplaces.
2. Google Opinion Rewards
Honestly, you won’t make much cash with this one, but the effortlessness is worth it. Basically, it’ll just ask you to do a short survey every now and again. And in return for answering these questions, a small amount will be credited directly to your Google Play Account. You can use the amount across movies, games, apps and anything else available for sale on the Play Store.
Although you won’t make lots of money, but each survey is so short that it is worth it. It also tell you in advance how many questions are there in the survey.
Download Google Opinion Rewards [Android]
Bitwalking is the freshest App on the list. This innovative app actually pays you Bitwalking dollars simply for updating your daily routine. Although the app is still in a private beta phase, you can request an invite for free.
Once you get the app, you just gotta keep moving to make money. However, you’ll have to walk a lot – close to 10,000 steps for 1 BW$. You can redeem the money you earn for items in the store, or transfer it to your bank account. The service is still being tested though, so it may ho through changes in the future.
Pact is one of the more unusual money-making apps in the list in that it focuses on getting you to stick to your exercise regime.
You sign up to the commitment you’re comfortable with (based around food intake, how often you plan to work out etc.) and then pledge an amount that you’ll pay if you miss those goals.
If you make them, you’re paid rewards directly from members who failed to achieve their targets. Judging from the reviews, you’re not likely to make more than about $100 – $150 per year, but you might stay healthy and live a little longer too.
The company says the average reward is between $0.30 and $5 per week, depending on the number of activities you commit to. The amount that you stake on your own activity has no bearing on your payout.
The downside of that is that it could end up costing you a whole heap of money if you don’t stick to your goals – and some of the reviews aren’t all that positive.
Download Pact [Android]
This is one just for users in the US, but if you’re willing to do a few mystery shopper tasks (going into stores and checking stock levels of a specific item, timing how long customer service takes, taking photos etc.) then you can earn cash in exchange for your time.
The app displays Missions on a map view for you to find a nearby assignment. Once you’ve completed it, the team manually checks the submission and then credits you the points, which can be exchanged for gift cards, cash or other rewards.
Slidejoy is an Android-only app that certainly isn’t going to make you rich, but nor do you really have to do anything to eventually get a payout from the service easier.
In a nutshell, it puts ads and news on your lockscreen, and in exchange you earn ‘Carats’ that can be exchanged for real money and checked into your PayPal account.
For signing up you get 20 Carats, and you’ll need 2,000 or more to check anything out – 1,000 Carats equals $1.The number of Carats you get each day can vary, so it might be slow going but if you can tolerate ads on your lockscreen, it’s free money. You don’t get any additional Carats for interacting with the ads either, so there’s no incentive to click if you’re not interested in what’s on offer.
Download Slidejoy [Android]
Foap is a well-known app for turning your photos into cash, so we’ll keep this introduction brief.
All you need to do is upload your photos and sell them through the Foap market – and to keep things simple, each shot costs $10 to buy.
Creators get half of each sale, and the cash can then be transferred into your bank account. What makes Foap attractive is its simplicity and ability to upload shots directly from your phone from other photography apps like Instagram, Flickr and EyeEm.
Snapwire is another image-based money-making app in this list, but it’s not quite the same as any of the others in this list as it puts the emphasis on the photographer, rather than just the photographs.
This isn’t so much an app for the everyday snapper as for the semi-pro/professional photographer. There are two options for selling your photos: requests and challenges, or in a more conventional marketplace – though Snapwire hand-curates your best snaps, making them searchable and including them in the stock image database.
The requests and challenges route requires you to start as an ‘Explorer’ by submitting images to Snapwire Challenges to earn points. Once you’ve leveled up, you’ll be able to take part in paid buyer Requests or take direct commissions from clients.
Photographers keep 70 percent of earnings through the marketplace route.