People spend a lot of time on their phones. So, while on it, why not make a few bucks? You only need a smartphone, internet, and determination.
Start by Shopping
With the following apps, you can make money shopping.
This app helps you earn some cash buying things that you want to buy. Open the app and look for your favorite brand’s offers then go to the store and buy the things you selected. Remember to take a photo of your receipt.
Shopkick does not offer direct cash back. Instead, you earn points that are redeemable as gift cards.
Take photos of your receipts and earn “coins” which you can later turn into gift cards or cash.
This one involves mystery shopping—going to restaurants or stores and giving feedback.
This one’s a mystery shopping app too. You follow a checklist and share the necessary information in the app.
This app makes sure that you do not overpay for purchases. You get refunds if you do.
Whenever you shop, you earn points on this app which you can redeem for gift cards.
Try Groups and Opinion Surveys
This one pays you to test out apps. You could earn $10 for a 20-minute session.
On this platform, you undertake available projects such as creating reports then getting paid in return.
Nielsen Digital Voice
You get points if you allow Nielsen to track your phone usage. The points increase your chances of winning a prize.
Get points for watching TV using your phone. The points can be redeemed for prizes, gift cards and prepaid debit cards.
Get paid to listen to music and share information about your favorite songs and bands.
Sell Stuff from Your Phone
Take photos on your phone and sell them on Foap.
If you want to free up some space in your closet, sell some of your clothes on Poshmark.
This one works like Poshmark but you are not limited to just clothes. You can sell anything.
On Decluttr, you can sell electronics and pretty much anything else.
Sell back old textbooks if you have the ISBN.
Side Hustle from Your Phone
Uber (and Lyft)
Rideshare services can help you make a decent amount depending on when you drive.
Deliver for Amazon Flex and earn $18 – $25 an hour. The app allows you to set your schedule.
Help with customer care services and earn from $9 working from home. It works best if you have a regular schedule.
If you are knowledgeable in a certain field, answer customers questions on JustAnswer for money.
Rent out an empty room or apartment.
If you are a great handyman, get paid to do small projects.
Get paid to perform small simple gigs around your town.
Earn money delivering food from restaurants whenever you are free.