17 Jul Top 5 Apps to Generate Side Cash
You were probably just scrolling through Instagram right before opening this page up weren’t you. You don’t have to lie to me, it’s okay. I completely understand. Nowadays we can’t go anywhere without our phones, literally. Some of us need that GPS to get anywhere (me), but how nice would it be to turn that phone addiction into a bag? And by “bag” I mean money. I mean let’s face it, it’s summer and you need some summer pocket change. Luckily for you, I went ahead and did some digging and these are my personal Top 5 Apps that will help you make some money for the summer.
Founded in 2010 and based out of San Francisco, CA, Gigwalk is a mobile app that helps you earn money by completing “gigs,” which are posted by businesses that need very specific services. For example, you may be required to take a picture of a product only available at a certain store, or you may need to visit a local restaurant and provide detailed feedback regarding the food, service, etc. So basically you’re getting paid to go out and shop and eat. Gigwalk figures, you’re going to go out and do it anyway, why not get paid for it?
Do you like going to the gas station and paying for scratch-offs? No? Well what if they were FREE? And I don’t mean the “5 finger discount”-free, I’m talking about an app where you can play 100% FREE scratch-offs. Lucktastic offers sweepstakes and contests and chances to win and they’re all free to play. Now, just like the scratch offs you get from the gas stations your chances of winning are pretty low, of course, but there’s also no cost to play, so why not! And if you do win, don’t forget your boy who put you on. I take Cashapp.
Essentially a Gigwalk clone, Field Agent is an app that pays you to go out and take pictures of products and their prices. Once resigerting, you become an “agent” and assignments are delivered to you through the app and you have a certain amount of time to get that assignment done. Once you complete an assignment, you get paid! So if you’re someone who constantly has to go shopping or you simply love going out, this may be the right money-making app for you. Get that cell phone bill paid!
I know, I know. Surveys? That’s the last thing you want to do. But think about it, you’re bored, on your phone scrolling through your Twitter timeline while you could be answering simple and easy surveys! Surveys On The Go provides simple surveys ranging from $0.50 +. This may not sound like a whole lot, but it definitely adds up. So the next time you need some extra cash for a night out, just whip out that smartphone and pull up Survey On The Go.
This one has to be one of my favorite apps to use. This app will pay you to be active. If you’re always on the move, hiking, jogging etc, then you may want to download this app. Sweat Coin simply counts your steps and after reaching a certain number of steps, you will be able to redeem offers, gift cards, and even cash! Now this is not a “get rich quick” kinda app, it may take months until you’re able to accumulate the correct amount of “Sweat Coins” that you need for a certain offer. But if you’re telling me that I can get paid just for walking, count me in.