Apps that make you money from home

March 2nd, 2015


There are many ways to use your phone to earn extra cash. It certainly won’t earn you a living, but it would for sure help pay for your daily Starbuck and most likely even some extra money in your pocket.

Mobile Performance Meter
You can install this free app to get Free Gift Cards and Mobile Airtime.After you click “Join Now”, you automatically earn “Meter Points” every day just for using your phone normally.Within only a few days, you can cash out your “Meter Points” for instant rewards. If you’re in the United States, you can get gift cards from great brands like Amazon, Domino’s Pizza, Dell Computers and many more. Outside the United States, you can cash out your “Meter Points” for direct Mobile Airtime on your phone.The app does exactly what it says. You just get paid to use your phone. The longer you leave the app installed, the more free Gift Cards and Mobile Airtime you can get.

You can earn rewards by checking out new apps & games and spreading the word through social media. This app pays you points which in return will allow you to earn discount or even free items from places such as Starbucks, Perpsi, SkyMall,, and many more.

This apps works by delivering ads and offers to your Android phone lock screen. The ads and offers that are delivered is based on the topics you choose. You can chose to ignore these ads or to unlock your screen and view the promotion. They pay you $1 for signing up and $3 a month after that. There is a minimum of $7 cash out amount which is paid directly through Paypal.

You get paid cash to shop, eat, run errands in your area. You earn points as you successfully complete shifts and then gain access to better paying assignments.  Completing a Shift successfully usually involves simple tasks like checking prices, seeing if a product is in stock, or taking pictures of a promotional display and you typically have 24-48 hours to complete them. Payments for shifts range from $2 to $20 and are paid within 48 hours.
They pay cash via PayPal accounts.


This works by offering shoppers points for walking into retail stores, scanning specific items, and for making purchases with a credit card that has been previously linked to their account. The points can be traded in for instant giftcards to popular national stores such as Starbucks, Target, and Gamestop.

Shopkicks awards anywhere between 10 and 100 points for scanning product codes at specific store locations. Some stores also credit 30-50 kicks for simply walking into the store, which you can repeat on a daily basis.

Field Agent
Agents download the app, choose a job and then must complete it within two hours. Agents are awarded points for acceptable completions and lose point for unacceptable or uncompleted jobs. Jobs might include price checks with photo and/or bar code scan mystery shopping, surveys, product reviews, polls, verifying business locations, taking photos, brochure placement.
Pays cash into a PayPal account. Jobs pay $3-12 each.
Unlike Gigwalk–in which clients choose applicants for jobs–tasks are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. (However, some tasks are released first to those with a higher point status.) This will mean less time wasted applying for jobs that you didn’t get

Use your smartphone to log your TV-watching hours and be paid for it. When you log in to Viggle, it records the audio and identifies the TV show. While points are rewarded for any TV viewing up to 12 hours per day, it’s the Viggle-sponsored ones that earn the most points. Users also get points by interacting with what’s on TV by answering trivia questions, voting in polls, etc., and by using social media and referring new customers. DirecTv customers get extra bonuses.
Pays reward points that are redeemable at companies such as Groupon, 1-800-Flowers, Fandango and Foot Locker. Rewards expire if the Viggle account stays dormant for 12 consecutive months. The value of the rewards (not including any prizes won in contests) is limited to $550, unless this limit is waived by Viggle. You probably have to watch a lot of TV to make this pay. So couch potatoes take note!

works to pay consumers in a different way by paying for pictures of receipts of items you already buy. The digital version of sending in rebates, Ibotta pays rebates electronically without you needing to cut off UPC codes and mail them in. Start by signing up for a free account. Once signed in, check the rebates section to see what items are regulars on your shopping list. The idea is to use the app for items you are already buying that are currently offering rebates through Ibotta, take a picture of the receipt, and earn cash.

Set up an account at mylikes and link it toyour social media accounts. Next, choose from the campaigns mylikes lists as relevant to you social media profile and share that text or video link. The number of links you can post per day is limited to a “few times.”
Pays cash in PayPal account or with Amazon gift cards. You are paid for as many views or clicks you receive during the campaign’s time span. The cost-per-click varies from campaign to campaign. Mylikes does give an estimate of what you will make on a campaign given your audience’s size.
If you’re a social media junkie and don’t mind plugging products, you could make some money here. However, it you are just a casual social media user, it’s probably not worth your time.

This is a survey opportunity through your smartphone.  You get rewards points which can be redeemed for cash. Once you have about 500 points, you can redeem your cash via PayPal.

You download the free app and provide your information such as such as your name, address,  birthday, etc.. You will then be contacted through push notifications to participate in surveys.
This is a per pay task type of job. You get paid cash via PayPal. Payments are made within 7 days.Download the app first. then log on and find “tasks”. The type of tasks range from simple price checks to testing other apps, perhaps verifying something for a client or checking something for them. There are also some survey and mystery shopping tasks. You search through the tasks, apply to the ones you are interested in. If selected, you submit the work. Clients leave feedback on the work done. the higher your rating, the more paying tasks you will have access to. Typical tasks range from $3-$5. However the more experience you have, the higher chances of having access to higher paying task as high as $100.

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