5 Mobile Applications that will make you money

iPhone apps image by William Hook via Flickr (Creative Commons)
iPhone apps image by William Hook via Flickr (Creative Commons)

Cell phone use over the past decade has increased dramatically and with this increase came the development of mobile applications. As the mobile phone has morphed from a voice device to a multi-channel device to an internet-accessing mini-computer, a large market of mobile software apps were born. Mobile app development has been steadily growing, from an increase in revenues to jobs created.

Truth be told, everybody loves a good app, but I’m sure you would love using apps even more if you could benefit financially from using them like you do at Euro Palace. That’s why a new breed of applications that can pay you to use them have steadily creeped into the mobile sphere.

1-    Receipt Hog

Receipt Hog is a fun and rewarding way to turn your receipts from everyday grocery shopping into cash – no matter where you shop or what you buy. When you become a Receipt Hog member, you become a member of an exclusive market research panel whose purchases and opinions influence the products & promotions that brands & retailers offer. The app makes it easy to submit pics of short & long receipts and it digitizes & stores all your receipts.

2-    Ibotta

This is a free mobile app that you can download on your smartphone or tablet, it helps you to find rebates before you go shopping for your favourite brands, and to discover new products, and unlock cash back by completing fun tasks. With this app you’ll have the cash deposited into your Ibotta account within 48hrs. Not points, not credits, not other made-up currencies, just cold hard cash.

3-    BookScouter

If books are your thing, BookScouter will help you sell your books for the highest price. The app compares prices from 55 book-buying websites so you can quickly and easily find who is paying the most for your books. Book prices fluctuate often and can vary greatly depending on the vendor. BookScouter compares each across various criteria to help you know where to sell your books for the best price.

4-    InboxDollars

A time tested app that you might enjoy making money from is InboxDollars, since it’s been in existence for over a decade the app pays you to search the web, play games, and take surveys. Inboxapp is 100% free to download and gives you a generous free $5 to sign up. As soon as you have made $30 in earnings, you can make a request to receive a cheque payment which takes 2 weeks to get.


5-    GymPact

Enjoy exercise? Then you’ll enjoy Gym Pact an awesome mobile app that will pay you for reach your fitness goals. Because getting fit and staying healthy are not for the faint hearted. Pact uses cash stakes to help you achieve your health goals, week after week. The app is simple all you need to do is make a weekly Pact to exercise more or eat healthier, and set what you’ll pay other Pact members if you don’t reach it. You use the Pact app to track your progress, and you can earn real cash for living healthily, paid by the members who don’t!