According to mobilestatistics.com, as of June 2012, around 30,000,000,000 iPhone apps have been downloaded. It is justified to say that that’s a lot! Apps may come in general shapes and sizes, but they cater to a wide variety of users, ranging from toddlers to 80 year olds, for accounting to gaming, artists to business owners, pretty much to anybody who can operate a smart phone.
Many apps now also offer reward points in terms of gift cards or even cash. Following is a list of most rewarding apps available in the market today.
1. App Trailers
App Trailers rewards you for watching trailers on the iTunes app store. You also get points for downloading those apps. Once you have enough points you can redeem them with free $10 iTunes codes, PayPal or Amazon. It is a great way to hunt for new apps and make money along the way. App Trailers is available for free and is compatible with iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad.
Gigwalk app is available in 658 cities around the United States and some parts of Canada and boasts a clientele that includes big guns like BMW, eBay, Microsoft etc. It offers wide variety of tasks ranging from taking pictures of specific products or locations to testing mobile apps and can pay from $6 to $220 based on the type of work. App users get notifications every time there’s a gig available in their area. Gigwalk is compatible with Android and iPhone and can be downloaded free of cost. This app also requires an active PayPal account.
Viggle is a great money making app for television buffs. Who thought watching TV could get you paid? But well, it does. You get paid to watch television programs. You will have to check into an ongoing television show, and once the app recognizes the show by listening to it through your app, you get reward points. These points can be redeemed for Starbucks, iTunes, Kindle Fire etc. You can also get more points by playing games and taking quizzes. This app is free and is available for iPhone and Android.
4. Daily Feats
Daily Feats is probably the most “positive” app around, reward-based or otherwise. This app helps you build habits on a daily basis by assigning you small chores or “feats” everyday. So you can reduce weight, save money, or just smile at your neighbors and earn money doing it. The reward points can be redeemed from Starbucks, eBay, Hearst Magazine, iTunes or Amazon. You can also opt to donate the money to a charitable organization like American Heart Association or JDRF. This free app is available for Android and iPhone users.
WeReward pays users for taking pictures of products at specific retailers. Once you sign in, WeReward will let you know the pictures that they require and you will be rewarded with points for taking those photographs. Every 1000 points are then turned into $10 cash-ins. WeReward can be downloaded for free and is compatible with Apple, Blackberry and Android.
These apps can turn your phone into its own little part-time business. So just download these apps and start earning some quick money, by doing things that you’d probably do for free anyway.