There are tons of articles online that tells you how to make money using your smartphone. Most articles tell you to take surveys on various apps, which in return pays you just a few cents. In this post, I’m going to share several ways you can earn big dollars using just your smartphone. However, you will have to do some type of labor in exchange for a salary. Some of it might seem obvious but I’m sure you will be surprised by everything that is listed.
If you have an extra room in your home or a guest house then AirBNB is a great way to make additional cash. Travelers are always looking for alternative lodging from traditional hotels.
There are always companies and researchers on Craigslist looking for participants to participate in their research study. In exchange for your time, they will monetarily compensate you. Just type “research study” in the search field and depending on your locations results will vary.
DoorDash is an on-demand restaurant delivery service. The great thing about DoorDash is you don’t need a car. You can use alternative transportation such as a bicycle or scooter.
Fiverr is an online marketplace where people can offer their services such as ghostwriting and design. You can earn a salary of $5 and higher based on your services.
If you are a handyman or have a cleaning background Handy is a great platform to offer your services. At the time of writing this, they are located in 128 cities around the globe.
Instacart allows you to go grocery shopping and deliver them to customers who have a busy schedule. Currently, the service is only available in select cities in the United States but the list is growing.
Nicetalk is an app developed so a native English speaker can connect and speak with a Chinese user. This is available on both iOS and Android devices and by invitation only.
If you have an extra car then consider renting it out on Turo. Some people are looking for short-term car rentals, often by the hour, and the industry continues to grow.
Uber and Lyft
Both Uber and Lyft allows drivers to use their personal cars as an alternative to taxi cabs. Passengers use an app on their smartphones to request the closest available driver to their location.
Upwork is very similar to Fiverr but the quality is greater and you can earn a lot more money. Again, if you have any special skill sets to offer then be a freelancer on Upwork.