Make Money from your Smartphone

Put your smartphone’s data plan to good use by turning it into a piggy bank. Find out how many smartphone users are already making money from their smartphones. Here are 7 app recommendations to download right now to earn money on the go.

1. Fronto Fronto Screenshot

This app takes over your lock screen. It pops up every time you unlock your phone unless you disable it. You earn points for reading articles and downloading apps recommended by Fronto. Points can then be cashed out for money in your PayPal account or gift cards. Yep, it’s that easy. For even more rewards sign up via this link, .


2. Ibotta 

Ibotta ScreenshotFight rising grocery food costs with this app. Ibotta offers new rebates each week on the things you buy most groceries, apparel, electronics, eating out, and going to the movies just to name a few. To earn money off your purchases, you must answer a couple of questions about your purchase, scan the barcode, and take a picture of the receipt. You can cash out your earns at $5 in PayPal or Venmo, or $10 for gift cards. Earn even more money, when you sign up with this referral code rjqazb.


3. Pact Pact Screenshot

Need more motivation for working out and eating healthy? Well, then look no further than Pact. This app pays you for completing your fitness resolutions whether it be keeping a food diary via the My Fitness Pal app, eating more fruits and veggies, or exercising. Pact makes you put your money where your money is to make you stick to your goals. For each activity, you must put $5 on the line for not accomplishing it. At the end of the week, if you complete all your activities you will earn between $0.30 and $5 from the members of Pact that didn’t. Once you earn $10, you can cash out via PayPal. Enter referral code MFP for bonus earnings.

4. Recipay Recipay Screenshot

Did you know companies pay to collect personal recipes from real people? Recipay’s motto is “cook, post, get paid!” Recipay is a social networking community of foodies. It allows you to enjoy recipes, discover brands, and submit your own recipes for sale. This app is unlike any other food recipe sharing app because it gives you the chance to earn money for something you love to do: cook. 


5. Vinted Vinted Screenshot

Create your own personal thrift shop and earn extra cash, or throw an online clothes-swapping party. With Vinted you can list your clothes and accessories for free and turn them into cash. Vinted is a community of friendly, money-conscious, and style savvy girls. Joining is as easy as setting up a profile. I signed up through Facebook, which posts your clothes and purchases on page. Then, taking pictures of your clothes and deciding how much you want to pay with the Vinted calculator. Vinted earns a percentage of your sales. Next, pick your shipping options. Vinted ships your items for you, and lastly, transfer your earnings to your bank account. It’s that simple. 


6. App Trailers App Trailers Screenshot

App Trailers is the app that rewards you for watching video trailers for the latests app, movie trailers, music videos, and user-generated videos. Turn your guilty pleasure of binge watching videos on YouTube  and trying new apps like Farm Rescue Saga into cash with App Trailers when you redeem your points for gift cards or PayPal money.

Correction: All the apps discussed in this article are available for free in the App Store and Google Play except Fronto. Apple does not allow apps to disable your lock screen. I have personally tested all these apps myself and have had a positive experience. Try these apps, and let us know what you think on Twitter with #appmoney. Also, let me know if there is any app you want me to review by emailing me at

Happy money making,


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