Here’s a quick list of the sites and apps I’m exploring to earn money online. I try to find the most time-efficient methods for earning on each site, so if you’d like to see a blog post about any of these just send me a message. Some are in beta testing or very new, so I’m trying to be patient as the bugs get worked out. 🙂
Edit: I’m getting quite a list going here, so I’ve tried to break them down by type. Some fall into a couple categories, because they have great desktop sites as well as apps. Most will give a small sign-on bonus for joining through the referral links below, so check them out!
“Real Work” – these companies will actually employ you and ask for your SSN for tax purposes
Amazon Mechanical Turk (MTurk)
Desktop Rewards Sites
BrowseU – Search engine giving users money toward student loans, get in line now!
Opinion Outpost – Lengthy initial questions
RewardRack – not currently accepting new users, but worth getting on the waiting list!
Screenwise Trends Panel – No longer a user, too much violation of privacy.
Shopswell – One part Pintrest, one part Amazon wishlist. Pays users for activity on the site!
Mobile Apps that Pay
Checkpoints App – enter bonus code sweetmamakaty during account creation 🙂
FreeEats – Not an app, but get paid for receiving text messages
FusionCash – Not an app, but get paid for downloading apps!
Media Insiders Elite – they have removed the Elite program, so I uninstalled the app
Paid Forum Posting
Postloop – closing November 1, 2016
Free Product Trials
Shopping / Rebate Sites
Ebates – Get a $10 gift card of your choice after placing your first order through ebates via this referral link.
Giving Assistant – Get $5 just for joining.
Honey – Browser add-on that scours sites for the best possible price, wonderful for Amazon shopping!
Poshmark – Use code PVKRZ to get $10 credit and a $0.99 shipping to use in the first 24 hours.
Schoola – Get $15 free to use when you sign up via this referral link. Create a collection for an additional $10. Sign up for their newsletter for 25% off. Free shipping has been happening about once a month, usually the last week of the month, when you can use the credits to get your order completely free.
shopswell – I’m brand new here, but the general idea is a “Pinterest” where you can actually earn money by making boards when people purchase the items on them. Learn along with me!
shrink – another app similar to ibotta, use code UEHCET for $1 sign-on bonus.
threadUP – Get $10 free to use when you sign up via this referral link.
Yerdle – Moved to Facebook
Shutterfly – 101 Free Prints!
Get Paid to Open an Account
Capital One 360 – They usually have big Independence Day and Black Friday promotions, must follow directions explicitly to receive credit (certain # of transactions in certain # of days)
One free week of Grammarly Premium – Make sure your grammar is on point!