CHAPTER 12: SHOPPING, PHONE APPS, AND EXPLORING
If you like shopping there are many websites and apps that can be used to get cash back on a variety of goods. This is sort of the evolution of coupons.
It can be fantastic if you are already in the market to buy something – just don’t go overboard and buy lots of junk you don’t need.
12.1 Phone Apps
There are a ton of apps that you can use in combination with your shopping, or simply walking around town, which can help you make money.
Apptrailers – Watch videos and download apps. You can change it to gift cards or convert into cash and deposit into PayPal. It works for both iPhone and Android.
Checkpoints – Scanning items, checking in at different stores, playing games, or completing offers. Points can be redeemed for discounts, gift cards, or products.
EasyShift – App for iPhone users. Earn cash exploring their city and taking pictures.
Field Agent – App for iphone users. Scan barcodes, mystery shop, check prices, take polls, explore neighborhoods, and more. Work done can be exchanged for between $3 and $12 as wage for each task.
Gigwalk – Find & fix problems at retail. Uncover common compliance issues like out-of-stocks, low inventory, missing shelf tags, and more.
Shopkick – The first mobile app that gives you rewards and offers simply for walking into stores. You can collect kicks and bonuses at nearly all places that could be redeemable for gift cards or store discounts.
The app works on both iPhone and Android.
Bing Rewards – Bing Rewards members can earn gift cards, donations and much more just by searching with Bing.
Over 2,000 stores to choose from including Walmart, Sears, Target, and many others.
Jingit – Earn cash while you shop. With Jingit, you can check in at your favorite stores and earn cash instantly.
You’ll also receive cash back offers.
Quidco – UK’s cashback and voucher site.
Topcashback – Get cashback from a larger number of shops and online retailers.