Having a side hustle might not be for everyone; but these apps allow you to make a passive income to earn extra money without giving up too much of your free time.
Swagbucks allows users to accumulate points by taking part in surveys, watching video clips, finding swag codes and voting in daily polls. Online shoppers can make purchases through the app, which adds more points to the basket. You can cash out your Swagbucks into Amazon gift cards and PayPal cash.
If your bookcase is looking overcrowded then look no further than BookScouter. Users just scan the barcode on the back of the book to compare buyback prices from book sellers. Users can pick the highest offer and then ship their books for free.
3. Job Spotter
This simple app lets users take pictures of job adverts they spot when out and about. If you live somewhere with lots of shops and restaurants then this is one of the quickets ways to make money. The more obscure the sign the higher the points. You can cash out at any time and the cash is converted into an Amazon gift card.
There are lots of task-based apps that get users out mystery shopping for businesses. Roamler has lots of jobs available, so if you like getting paid to try out new bars – this one is for you! You will need a code to sign up, so have a look around online to find one.
If you need motivation to stay active and make some extra cash, then this app is for you. Users get rewarded with coins for tracking their step count, which can be cashed out as Amazon gift cards and other free goodies. It takes some time to accumulate coins, so if you are on your feet a lot then it’s good to run in the background.
6. Music Magpie
In need of a clear out? Then gather up your unwanted CDS, games, DVDS and technology and start scanning via the app. You’ll get an instant price and they will send you a postage kit by email, so you can get your goods off to the post office quickly. They also pay straight into your bank account.
Whenever you buy online you earn cashback which can be paid to you via bank transfer, PayPal or Amazon gift cards. There is no limit to how much you can earn, so if you find that you buy a lot online then doing it through this app can pocket you up to £300 cash back per year.
Once you have downloaded the app, leave it running and, after two weeks, you can earn a £10 Amazon gift card! This app monitors data usage which is sent off to market research companies. You’ll need to sign up first: