7 Ways to Make Money From Your Smartphone

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Make money from your smartphone ? What? Yes indeed you can.  Most People these days casually walk around without a purse or a wallet.  Seriously, how often do see someone without their phones. So why not just earn money from it.  All you need is working Wi-Fi connection and you are set for business! There are so many different ways to do this.  You guessed it, I was thinking hey.. what a great idea for a post! So today I’m sharing this great list of 7 ways that actually work to make easy money from your smartphone.



You can find small businesses or retailers who might need this service, you help them with managing and promoting their business online, this requires a minimum of 3 hours a day but you can also make a reasonable amount of income from it and do it conveniently with your smart phone. Think Facebook posts and interaction or Virtual assistant tasks like things we talk about in this post here.  



This is a good one! Performing micro tasks is easy and takes up less time, you can get paid to play online games, search the web, watch videos online, shop online and you would be surprised at how many people actually make reasonable income from this. This is especially true for shopping online and referring your friends to shop with a referral link, you get points that can also be exchanged with gift card and cash.

I like that is it quick and can be done in less than 15 minutes now imagine if you cut 3 hours out of the so many hours you spend online browsing through Facebook /Instagram and invest that into making extra cash for yourself. If you would like to try this out Swagbucks is a great place to start. 

Done reading about Swagbucks or want to jump right in and try it today? Click here.

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You probably didn’t know this right? It is so great indeed that some of the apps that we use on a daily basis could actually help us make money online as well, like the apps for banking, podcasts, and so many more. Clarity Money is a good option where you sign up for an account on the app and they help you with negotiation and lowering of your bills, they ask for your permission to apply coupons and so many deals you initially were not aware of and eventually you get to keep 66% of your savings.

There are so many other apps you can use like Ebates, Job2shop, Paribus and lots more.  I love Ibotta and SavingStar for my every day purchases too.


You can get paid to take surveys online, there are a lot of businesses, companies and retailers who have put out surveys out there to get the opinion of the public on their product and a lot of these are paid opportunities. In most cases you receive points for every survey completed and this can be exchanged into gift cards and cash depending on the survey you use.

If you are looking to get into this Panel PayDay is a great place to start. Here’s a handful of surveys I’ve listed as my favorites right now.


This is an application method that keeps tabs on different product movements and gathers information used by so many companies. You can earn about $2 to $15 per task and you receive Payments through PayPal. Download app and start earning here.


Brands like Target and Tyson are always looking to hire field agents to check things like availability in stores, display compliance and a few other tasks and all this is managed through an app on your smart phone.


This is an app where you are paid to verify landmarks, streets, roads, shops and it works well with iPhones and a lot of android smart phones too, it pretty easy all you have to do is move around and take pictures of these places for verification.

Find out even more here.

What strategy are you using to make money from your smart phone?  Let me know what has worked for you in the comment section below.

Hannah R

Hi, my name is Hannah and I'm the founder of Barefoot Budgeting. This site is dedicated to one thing... helping you! Whether it is making a budget, saving money using DIY projects, or even saving by helping you with my favorite recipes I will cover it all! If it helps you save money in your life I want to help!

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