You probably use your smart phone to do a million things: check email, monitor the weather, keep your kids occupied with games, even use coupon apps to save money. But did you know your fabulous little smart phone can EARN you money!? I mean, you aren’t going to get rich with apps that pay you but you can definitely earn enough to pay for a latte or squirrel away for the holidays.
So without further delay, here are The 10 Best Apps That Pay You Money to use them. These are all legitimate money-earning apps. You can check the use reviews on iTunes and Google Play. They all get pretty good reviews and I would feel comfortable using all of these apps that pay you, and I do actually use a few of them!
This is one of the better survey companies around and now they have a mobile app. You can earn money when you search the web, take surveys and even play games. Request a check once you get to $30. Plus, you can earn a $5 bonus when you sign up online. Then download the app and get started earning. *Note: For the survey apps you may want to use a separate dedicated email as you will get lots of survey offers..
:: i-Say Mobile
i-Say Mobile is another survey company. This one has all kinds of surveys but often high paying political surveys. As we head into another presidential election you will likely see more of these high-dollar offers. Use your points for Amazon ad iTunes gift cards or request a PayPal deposit. To get started you have to sign up online and then download the app. *Note: For the survey apps you may want to use a separate dedicated email as you will get lots of survey offers.
:: SlideJoy (Android)
Slide Joy is a great app if you are constantly checking your phone. This one would be awesome for college students or people who use their phone all day. SlideJoy puts product ads on your phone’s lockscreen. Everytime you unlock the phone, you’ll receive a flat amount – whether you look at the ad or not!
Download: Google Play
Perk is actually a series of different opportunities. You can earn money for a number of tasks like searching the web, using the Perk browser, watch TV and several other opportunities. With Perk you earn points which can redeemed into gift cards.
:: Field Agent
This app pays you to do small tasks. Jobs typically pay between $3 and $12 each and you can do things like price checks or products photos at locations around you. If you check this one while you are already out and about running errands you would have an easy time earning a little extra money.
:: Media Insiders Mobile
This app is a really great one especially if you have multiple devices. You can earn $5 per month per device and you can load the app on up to 3 devices. This one tracks what you watch on tv and online. It helps media companies understand how people view, use and share today’s media.
This is a neat little app that tracks what songs and TV shows you watch. Just open the app when you are watching TV or listening to music and you will earn points. Then redeem the points for gift cards, electronics and more. I have several friends who use this app regularly and have great success with it.
Do you love to workout? Do you need some motivation to workout or live a healthier lifestyle. Then Pact is the app for you! You can earn $5 every week when accomplish certain healthy tasks like exercising for a certain number of hours or eating healthy meals. The reason it’s so motivating? There’s a $5 penalty if you don’t complete your tasks for the week!
This app lets you earn great rewards just for taking photos of your receipts. You’ll earn points for each receipt which you can redeem for Amazon gift cards and more. You can also use your points to participate in weekly sweepstakes that give you a chance to with cash bonuses.
:: Receipt Hog
This is another receipt app. Just take pictures of your receipts and earn coins. Then redeem your coins for Amazon gift cards or choose Paypal payout. You can also unlock other earning opportunties like surveys.
So there you go! Put your phone to work earning money for you. Again, you won’t get super rich taking advantage of apps that pay you but if you are diligent, maybe you’ll earn enough to cover the cost of your phone bill one month or two.
If you love these 10 Apps that Pay You Money, don’t miss my other post with the 10 Best Money Saving Apps! Apps that save you and apps that pay you. You can’t really get any better than that!