7 Simple Ways To Make Money With Your Smartphone

| March 19, 2017

With increasing number of people are moving away from the desktops and even laptops and on to the smartphones, various market research companies have realised that the mobile apps can be used on-the-go.

Most of these apps help you to earn points or you even get to save money while you shop. However, there is a huge variety of apps that enable you to earn money online. So, here is the list of 7 simple ways to make money with your smartphone.


Topping the list is ‘Swagbucks’, it is an online platform where you get to earn points and they are usually termed as SB. They can be further redeemed for sweepstake entries, gift cards, and coupons.

They also have a smartphone app for both iPhone and Android. You can earn SB points while you answer questions, complete offers, surf the internet with the help of their toolbar, and answering questions.

Whenever you refer your friends, you get the opportunity to earn more SB. You can also use your SB points to trade for gift cards from Starbucks, PayPal, and Amazon. You will also be provided with a sign-up bonus as and when you register.


You must have come across a situation where you have been accused of spending too much time on your smartphone. Well, it’s certainly thing of the past, once you start making money using CheckPoints App.

Thanks to the simple interface, this app allows you to create your own cash-back program and you even get to use your smartphone as your reward card.

It is pretty much like Shopkick, but the only difference is that it is more related to the in-store experience and CheckPoints allows you to earn from any location.

Using this app, you can easily make money by taking quizzes, competing for offers, scanning barcodes, searching the web, and watching videos. Everything you do will earn points that are beneficial for the gift cards.


Using TaskRabbit, you can easily set up an account and mention all the skills or jobs you will happily do. These could be errand running, housecleaning or various other tasks. You will be having access to the potential jobs posted by all those people in need of services. Each job will have its own price set by the TaskPoster.


This particular application is based on listening to music and watching television on your smartphone.

All that is required is to log in and check in using your Viggle button. Once you have done this, you will start earning points on your account.

There are some other options of earning extra points, for that you need to answer questions or you can also take short surveys as well.

The points, you have earned, can be redeemed at Starbucks or other companies mentioned in the app. This a great app worth trying.


This is a great way to earn money while exercising to stay fit & healthy. All you need is to download the app, set some workout goals and then check in when you are at the gym or workout at home.

But, if you are not working out, then you will also have to pay a predetermined fee as a penalty. As and when you hit the set amount, you can then transfer it to a PayPal account and further you can also withdraw it.

Receipt Hog

With this app, you receive money for both shopping and taking surveys. All you need is to download the app, take the photo of your receipt whenever you shop at a supermarket, a grocery store, pet supply store, or a drug store.

You need to input the receipt into the system, once you have done this, Receipt Hog will provide you with virtual coins. You can trade these coins for cash via PayPal or an Amazon Gift Card.

The details collected by the app is then gets summarised and they are further used for the market research reports that the companies will pay for.

The amount you will be earning per receipt will entirely depend on the amount of your total bill. You are allowed to submit 20 receipts per week and earn 1,000 coins for a set amount.


This is an application where you can sell women’s shoes, handbags, fashion clothing, and various other accessories. Just download the app and create an account, click photos of the items you are looking to sell.

As and when the item is sold, print out pre-paid, pre-addressed shipping label and send your item. When the buyer receives your item, Poshmark will make a deposit of 80% of the sale price into your account. You just have to follow three simple steps – download the app, create an account, and click the photos of the items.

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Sophia Jones tries to live her life like the sun – setting her sights high and vowing to always rise up again. Always game for an adventure, Sophia loves widening readers and her own expectations of our vast, beautiful world. As a journalist, Sophia writes to inform. As a creative writer, Sophia strives to inspire. Overall, she hopes to captivate. She currently writes for sites like Fixithere and EMI Calculators etc.


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