Make Money with your Smart Phone?

According to, there will be an estimated 2.08 Billion smartphone users by the end of this year and odds are you are reading this blog on yours right now. Statista also has the average price of smartphone listed at $261.10. It isn’t inexpensive to get a smartphone, but there is a way, well, a few ways for your smartphone to pay for itself. You can use these 5 apps to do so.

Five Apps to use on your Smartphone

  • Ibotta

Before you do your shopping, open the Ibotta app and complete a simple task such as answering a trivia question or posting on social media to unlock the rebates. Then buy the products you’re shopping for at any of the participating stores. After checking out, hit Ibotta’s “redeem” button and take a picture of your receipt to confirm your purchases. The app rewards you for using it’s rebates, and once you have $10 or more in your account, you can cash out with PayPal or Venmo.”



  • Locket

Locket is only available for Android systems and it basically pays you to place advertisements on your phone’s home screen. Once you unlock your phone the ad will appear, swipe one way to interact with the ad, and the other way to access your phone’s functions – either way you get paid. Locket uses a proprietary algorithm that pays based on how often you unlock your phone throughout the day. You account must reach $10.00 to request a payout and payments are made via PayPal.”



  • Poshmark

Poshmark is an application where individuals can sell women’s fashion clothing, shoes, handbags, and accessories. Download the application on your iPhone, create an account, and then start taking photos of the items you wish to sell. Once the item sells, print out a pre-paid, pre-addressed shipping label and send off your item. When the buyer receives the item, Poshmark will deposit 80% of the sale price into your account. Payments are made either by direct deposit or check.”




  • Ebates

Ebates works similar to Ibotta, which allows shoppers to earn cash back from over 1,700 stores. When you shop at an online retailer, go through Ebates to see that company’s cash back percentage. The app also allows you to use in-store coupons and you can scan products for price comparisons.”



  • Snap by Groupon

We are all familiar with Groupon app, which brings local deals for food and activities, etc. But Snap by Groupon gives you rebates on your groceries, no matter where you shop. Snap makes earning money simple. Just go to the store, buy your items, and take a picture of your receipt. Check out the weekly offers to see what items you can make more rebate money from. Once you have $20 in your account, you can cash out. Trust, you can easily make back some sweet latte money from your weekly/monthly grocery store trips.”


While these are all good ways to use your smartphone to make extra money, there are other ways. In fact, one industry leader is using her smartphone to build and run her 6-figure home business and she tells us how she does using one of my secret weapons that allows me to do what I do from home.

If you want to find out more about the system she and I are both using CLICK HERE and take a free tour.

 ***information about the apps in this post are credited to and***

Here’s to your prosperity,

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