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A Beginners Guide to Earning Money Online: Rewarded Play

April has been earning money online since she was in middle school. From online gaming sites to writing freelance articles, she's done it.

Make your mobile device pay for itself.


What is Rewarded Play?

Rewarded Play is a mobile application available for smartphones and Android tablets.It "pays" you to download and play the various games that it offers. You are rewarded with stars for doing certain tasks in each of the games you download and once you reach a certain amount of stars, you can choose a gift card and exchange your stars for the said gift card.

In addition to earning stars for downloading and playing the games, every night Rewarded Play has bonus hours where you can earn extra points for downloading games and interacting with them.

How does it work?

The main way to earn points on Rewarded Play is to download and play games. There are several games available, and the more you play the bigger the selection of downloadable games gets.

Initially, you download three games and are rewarded for that. After they are downloaded you are given a list of tasks for each game. These tasks are fairly easy such as play so and so game for two minutes or reach level x.

Every night you have a chance to download two additional games and if you download and play them within a certain time frame then you are rewarded bonus points.

The quickest way to meet your goal to cash out for a gift card is to make sure you use Rewarded Play every day. For about an hour of time every day, you can easily earn a five-dollar gift card in 3 or 4 days.

Like most Earning Apps you have the opportunity to invite friends and earn referral points.

Once you have reached 45,000 points you can cash out for a five-dollar gift card of your choosing out of the several they have to offer.

But what Gift Cards are available?

Gift Cards are available in denominations of five dollars and up. I know that for a lot of people reading this article, and for online earners in general this section is the most important. Because of that, I thought it would probably be crucial to include which gift cards are available.

Following is a list of gift cards available in the Rewarded Play rewards store available for 45,000. These are all $5 gift cards.

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  • Amazon
  • Walmart
  • Target
  • Ebay
  • Bath and Body Works
  • The Home Depot
  • Ulta
  • Fanatics
  • Best Buy
  • CVS
  • Sephora
  • Panera
  • Applebees
  • Chili's
  • Chipotle
  • Macy's
  • Nike
  • AMC
  • Barnes and Noble

For 90,000 points you can cash out for $10 gift cards for the above stores as well as gift cards for the following stores:

  • NFL Shop
  • Nordstrom
  • Groupon
  • GAP
  • Nordstrom Rack
  • BJ's
  • Addidas
  • Regal Cinemas

The last tier of gift cards is $25 gift cards for 225,000 points. The gift cards that are available at this tier (some of the previously mentioned gift cards are also available in $25 denominations).

  • Wayfair
  • Maggiano's
  • Giftpax Product Vouchers
  • Shutterfly
  • Fandango
  • Spafinder
  • Athleta
  • Zappos
  • Pottery Barn

So there are a lot of options for you to choose from when you decide to cash out. The fun part is that you can switch every time you cash out. If you have something at Walmart that you have been eyeing, you can cash out several times till you meet your goal and then switch to a different gift card option!

My Personal Rewarded Play experience.

I have been using Rewarded Play for about two weeks, and in those two weeks, I haven't spent more than about an hour playing games each day. I would also like to point out that I haven't played the games every single day.

It took me about two days to earn enough points for the first gift card, and I am about three thousand points away from my second gift card.

I mainly use Rewarded Play at night, when my other half and I are watching TV or while he's playing video games.

My goal is to earn a gift card every week from now on. Five dollars a week might not seem like a lot, but that is $20 just in march of July. If you chose Amazon gift cards as your reward then by the end of the month you would have a monthly membership of prime paid and still have some leftover.

Rewarded Play Overview

Overall I think Rewarded Play is definitely worth the time. For very minimal effort you earn a decent reward.

If you sign up and start earning and then can convince your partner or friends or kids to join the bandwagon, you can maximize your earnings and reach your gift card goal even faster.

Rewarded Play isn't going to make you rich, but it is for sure one of the best apps that I have ever used that rewards you for downloading and playing games.

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