More and more people are foregoing owning a computer or laptop, and instead do their digital activity on a smartphone or tablet. For a long time, not having a computer made getting a work-at-home job difficult. However, there are a growing number of income options that can be done using a mobile device. With that said, many of these option may not lead to a full-time income. Further, while many can be done through your smartphone, some still want you to have a computer.
1Q: Answer a question and earn $0.50. Apparently you can earn more by using one of the apps. iOS or Android.
CallCenterQA:Telephone mystery shopper. Pays $5 per call through PayPal.
Clashot: Get paid for your photos.
EasyShift: Pays via PayPal for tasks such as scanning a barcode, taking a photograph of displays, checking stock availability and more. Once you get the app, select a “Shift” in your area and complete it within the given time, usually 24-48 hours. Once the shift is completed, you’ll receive payment within 48 hours. It appears to be available only on iPhone at this time.
Field Agent: This is a microwork-type site except instead of doing work at home, you do tasks on the go such as checking stock availability or prices, mystery shopping, and surveys. Pays in money. It appears to be available only on iPhone at this time.
Gigwalk: Register and get the app, then take on assignments that interest you. Assignments can include just about anything such as getting menu information, checking road signs, and more. Pays in money. App available on both iPhone and Android.
Humantic – Get paid to review calls.
IconZoomer: Take pictures on your phone, send them in, and get paid. Earn credits that can be exchanged for money (paid through PayPal), gift cards or donated to charity.
Intelichek: Telephone mystery shopping jobs in the U.S. and Canada.
iSecretShop: This is a secret shop job portal that is web or app based.
iSoftStone: Has many different WAH jobs worldwide, although not all can be done from a mobile device. You’ll need to read through the available jobs to see the requirements. The crowdsourcing data collection work can usually be done from a mobile device.
Leapforce: You’ll need to apply online through a computer, but once you’re accepted, you should be able to work as a search engine evaluator through your smartphone or tablet.
Lionbridge: Offers several work-at-home options around the world, but the social media assessor is usually the one that requires a smartphone.
MathElf: Get paid $20 per hour to tutor through your iPad.
Mentored: Tutor through the Mentored app. Need to be earning or have a college degree.
Mobee: Get paid to mystery shop. Find a mission near you, review as you’re out and about, and earn cash, gift cards and prizes. iOs and Android.
NiceTalk: Get paid to speak Enligsh with Chinese students using videochat on your iOS or Android device.
Qustodian: Get paid a percentage of the advertisers cost to view ads. Most mobile devices.
Roamler (European Countries): Get paid to do tasks.
Smart Panel: This app works in the background, collecting data that is used to “help your favorite websites, apps, and technology companies improve their services and features for everyone.” Sounds invasive, but you get paid $5 for qualifying and $5 a month for continuing to run the app. Plus you get a bonus every 3 months.
Survey.com: Despite the name, this app pays for people to visit stores to do a variety of tasks such as set up displays, take inventory and more. iOS and Android
Swagbucks: This program has been around for awhile and is popular among couponers and mom bloggers. It’s an online program, but it does have iPhone and Android apps. Earn 30 swag points just for registering and earn more by completing tasks such as watching a video, responding to surveys and more. You can redeem your swag bucks for gift cards at places like Amazon, Wal-Mart, Target and more.
Task Rabbit: Get paid to do tasks including cleaning, handyman, personal assistant and more.
VOIQ – Lead calling agent
Zoozz: Cloudsourcing tasks app similar to Task Rabbit.
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Leslie Truex is an ideaphoric writer, speaker, entrepreneur, social worker and mom trying to do it all from the comfort of her home. Since 1998, she's been helping others create careers they love by providing work-at-home information and resources through Work-At-Home Success.
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