25 Passive Money Making Techniques While Using Your Smartphone

25 Passive Money Making Techniques While Using Your Smartphone

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.

Ibotta

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

Shopkick does not offer direct cash back. Instead, you earn points that are redeemable as gift cards.

Receipt Hog

Take photos of your receipts and earn “coins” which you can later turn into gift cards or cash.

Jobs2Shop

This one involves mystery shopping—going to restaurants or stores and giving feedback.

EasyShift

This one’s a mystery shopping app too. You follow a checklist and share the necessary information in the app.

Paribus

This app makes sure that you do not overpay for purchases. You get refunds if you do.

Swagbucks

Whenever you shop, you earn points on this app which you can redeem for gift cards.

Try Groups and Opinion Surveys

UserTesting

This one pays you to test out apps. You could earn $10 for a 20-minute session. 

uTest

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.

Viggle

Get points for watching TV using your phone. The points can be redeemed for prizes, gift cards and prepaid debit cards.

Music Xray

Get paid to listen to music and sharing information about your favorite songs and bands.

Sell Stuff from Your Phone

Foap

Take photos on your phone and sell them on Foap. 

Poshmark

If you want to free up some space in your closet, sell some of your clothes on Poshmark.

Depop

This one works like Poshmark but you are not limited to just clothes. You can sell anything.

Decluttr

On Decluttr, you can sell electronics and pretty much anything else.

BookScouter

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.

Amazon Flex

Deliver for Amazon Flex and earn $18 – $25 an hour. The app allows you to set your schedule. 

Working Solutions

Help with customer care services and earn from $9 working from home. It works best of you have a regular schedule.

JustAnswer 

If you are knowledgeable in a certain field, answer customers questions on JustAnswer for money.

Airbnb

Rent out an empty room or apartment.

Handy

If you are a great handyman, get paid to do small projects.

Gigwalk

Get paid to perform small simple gigs around your town.

Grubhub

Earn money delivering food from restaurants whenever you are free.

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