The times are tough and almost all of us need a little extra cash in our pockets. Money earning mobile apps are getting popular by the day. Reason being that you can easily make money on the go and aren’t limited to your desktop PC anymore. We already published a guide about 10 mobile apps that let you earn from your phone and now more apps have surfaced that provide more creative ways to earn online. So here’s a comprehensive guide on these top ten apps.
Cash for Apps is an app that allows its users to earn money by downloading other apps and running them. How it works is that there’s a list of available apps to download and each app has different points that are paid for downloading them. You will earn approximately $.10- $.50 per app. Whats good about this app is that its a simple way to make extra money without having to do anything.
How does Cash-for-Apps Pay
This app pays you in points for downloading its apps. Most apps in the list pay from 10-70 points, this can be earned for either running the app or doing a small task on the downloaded app. These points are then redeemed for gift cards or mobile phone recharge.
FeaturePoints app is another application that lets you earn money or redeem gift cards by downloading other apps. It works the same way as Cash-for-Apps does; but if you are looking to get paid in cash for downloading such apps, this is one of the best applications for it.
Once you download the app on your Android/iOS device, go to the store page that shows you a list of apps to download. Here you can earn points for downloading apps from the list, and you use these app for about 2 minutes to earn your points.
How does FeaturePoints Pay
This app pays you though points. You can redeem these points for cash though PayPal, though gift cards or rewards like Amazon gift card, itunes, Starbucks, etc. The downloadable apps pay you from 50-100 points per download. The user needs to collect 600 points to redeem any reward. Where 600 points equal to $1.
Survey On The Go app is like its name describes it, a survey taking app that pays you in real cash. Here you get paid to take surveys on a variety of topics like entertainment, technology, food, etc. The app works on both Android and iOS devices but its only for the users in US.
So once you download the app and sign up for it, you have to first do demographic surveys for $.50. These surveys will help the app get more surveys for you in the future. There’s also a variety of topics you can choose from in the list. You can even turn on your location to get more targeted surveys. Make sure you keep opening the app to check if surveys are available or not.
How does Survey-On-The-Go Pay
This app pays its users through PayPal. The surveys you take can pay anywhere from $0.25 – $5 each, which is more than any other app will pay you. The minimum payout for this app is $10.
CoSign is another great app that lets you earn money by uploading photos on social media. It works by taking pictures of products you like or have and uploading them on on social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest with the description about the product along with its cost. These products can be of any sort, from clothing, to tech products to house hold items, basically just about anything.
After uploading the pictures of these products, you have to tag these products from over 1200 retailers on the CoSign app. This is done by searching for your product by brand name or retailer and drag/drop the correct name on the picture description. So when any of your followers purchase the product displayed, you will earn a commission of 35% of the product price.
How does CoSign Pay
The company pays you through PayPal, Check or gift card. As mentioned before, you earn 35% commission for every product that sells. And you earn points every time anyone views the product or buys it, these points can then be traded for cash. The minimum cash out is $40. So the more products you share the more you’ll earn.
Fronto is an Andriod lock screen app that pays you to unlock your phone screen and see an ad. Once you download the app, its starts showing you targeted ads on your lock screen. Every time you unlock your phone screen, you interact with the ad and you instantly get paid. How it works is that once you download the app, you fill out your profile along with your interests. The app will then show you ads related to your interests. And every time you unlock your phone, you earn points that can be exchanged for cash.
How does Fronto Pay
Fronto pays its users through PayPal or Amazon Gift card. For every encounter with an ad you earn points. Once you gather enough points, you can exchange them for cash or gift cards.
iPoll app pays you to share your opinions about any experiences or products. Basically the app requires you to complete surveys of any kind for market research and pays you cash for your time. There are two types of missions or surveys you can do; one is location based, where you have to go to a specific location/business and complete a survey about your experience. And the second type is to watch a video or complete a survey to earn cash.
How does iPoll Pay
iPoll pays its users through PayPal or Retail Vouchers. The company pays you $5 for signing up with them. And they pay you $0.50 to $3 for every survey you complete. The minimum cash out is $50.
TaskRabbit is an app that pays you to perform small tasks for other people. According to your location, the app will show you tasks to perform in your area, you will simply bid on the task you want to perform and complete it to get paid. These tasks can be like picking up grocery, small household repairs, get food and other mundane stuff.
To start on these task, first you have to fill out an application. After that a background check will be conducted and if the company is interested, they will set up a video interview. After that you can begin working as a TaskRabbit tasker.
How does TaskRabbit Pay
The app pays its taskers through PayPal or Check. Although there is no exact amount to performing each task because you have to bid on them and get paid the money to bid on the tasks; there are people who earn $10-$20 per hour performing the tasks. The minimum cash out is $25.
This app allows you to earn points to check into different stores, watch videos and other stuff. These points can later be redeemed for gift cards. To start making points you have to download the app and get signed up. After that you can make points by going to the “check in” page that displays different stores you are paid to check in at, or watch videos or get paid to sign up on different websites.
How does CheckPoints Pay
CheckPoints app pays though gift cards from stores like Target, Amazon, Walmart etc. You can redeem a $1 gift card for 350 points that you make. You can make 50-100 points watching videos for 3 minutes and 15-25 points for checking in.
Phewtick app that pays you to meet people! You make cash by playing games and redeeming points. How it works is you set up your account on facebook. So once you log in, the app reads your locations and shows you a list of people and their profiles to interact with. The app provides you with a QR code that is to be scanned by the partner to prove they have met. Then you play a game together for points.
How does Phewtick Pay
This app pays you though PayPal or Direct deposit. Where 10 points equal $ .01.
App Trailer is an app that allows you to earn some money by watching videos. If you have some free time on your hands then this app will be great for you. How it works is simple; download the app, login to the system and start watching videos like music, movie or game videos.
You can also earn points by uploading videos and also by getting likes your videos. Once you have accumulated your points, you can redeem them for gift cards or cash.
How does App Trailers Pay
This app pays you either though PayPal or through gift cards from Amazon, itunes, Sephora, Footlocker, etc. Each video length is 30 seconds and you get rewarded 5 points for each video. Where 10 points equal to one cent.
It is important to remember that these apps do not let you earn a household income. Such money making apps can only earn you enough for a small pocket money. But these apps are good for those who have some extra time on their hands. If we have missed any of your favorite money making apps do let us know in the comments below. Till then cheers!