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4 Apps That Actually Pay You Real Money

As a young mom who is a freelance worker, I am always looking for more ways to earn money or more income.


It's not always easy to make money or find the money. If you're reading this article, then chances are you're looking to earn extra cash. These four apps are not guaranteed to make you rich. They definitely won't substitute for a full-time job, but maybe a part-time job or monthly allowance.


1) Pinecone Research

Pinecone Research is a mobile app and site that pays you to give your opinions about brands and products. With Pinecone Research, your opinion matters to them. To earn money from them, they will require you to take a 5 to 20-minute survey. When it's time to cash out, you'll get a variety of options. You can redeem your points for gift cards, merchandise, or bank transfer. Bank transfer is the most popular one because it allows you to cash out quicker than the other ones.

If you don't have a bank to transfer your funds to, the gift cards and merchandise are good options. However, they take a while to build up your earnings. The best thing about it is they accept any mobile bank like PayPal, Cash App, GO2bank, Dave, Chime, etc.

How Much Can You Make on Pinecone Research?

You will need to insert your bank information on to receive your first direct deposit. You get paid $3 to $5 for every survey you complete. Every point is equal to one cent. So 300 points are equal to $3. You can cash out after completing just one survey! You'll receive projects from Pinecone Research once or twice a week. That means you can make $3 to $6 a week! With Pinecone Research, you could earn $18 to $24 a month.

My Thoughts on Pinecone Research

I tried Pinecone Research for one month to see the good and bads of this site. When I first started using the site, I thought this is easy. All you do is answer a 5 to 20-minute survey, and in less than an hour, you're able to cash out. For me, this was one of the simplest sites to earn money. I used Pinecone Research from April 9th through April 30th, and in just that short amount of time, I made $24.00.


2) AttaPoll

AttaPoll is an app that pays you to answer different questions like about your household, income, brands, and more. AttaPoll allows you to keep your earnings or donate them to charity. You can make money with AttaPoll by taking 1-30 minute long surveys.

How Much Can You Make on AttaPoll?

When it's time to cash out, you can do so by either PayPal or gift cards. Their gift card inventory contains Amazon, Home Depot US, ASOS US, Domino's, and Fanatics. They pay you $0.01 to $2.00 for completing surveys. If you're consistent, you could earn up to $6 a week. That means you can earn anything from $18 to $30 a month.

My Thoughts on AttaPoll

When I started using AttaPoll, I thought it was pretty easy to navigate. Making money was easy at first, but over time, it became less easy to earn money. I tried AttaPoll for two weeks and earned $9.89.

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3) Streetbees

You can make money with Streetbees by taking surveys through text and taking pictures. They will ask questions like what you're eating or what is your skincare routine. Occasionally they will ask you to take photos of the food you're eating or the products you're using.

Their only payout option is PayPal. Before you see any money added to your account, you will go through this payment process. After completing a survey, it will show up in the activity section as submitted for review. If they decide your survey has passed their quality test, it will change to "payment approved." Once it changes to "payment approved," it will then change to "paid." That means they have credited your account.

How Much Can You Make on Streetbees?

You can earn anything from $0.10 to $3.00 a day. That means that in just one week, you can earn up to $10 and maybe even $10 to $50 a month.

My Thoughts on Streetbees

The first time I used Streetbees, I thought it was fun and different from other survey apps I've used in the past. Making money with this app is easy. I made money in less than 15 minutes! I tested out Streetbees for three months. My goal was to take a survey once a week and, after just 12 surveys, I earned 4.80.


4) CitizenMe

CitizenMe is an app that pays you to take surveys. There are four types of surveys; Insights, Fun, Donate and Paid. You will only get paid for the Paid surveys.

CitizenMe pays you to influence businesses on their new products by sharing your thoughts on different brands and companies. It's pretty simple. All you have to do is take a 2 to 10-minute survey. Their surveys usually have 5 to 30 questions.

How Much Can You Make on CitizenMe?

To get paid, you will need a valid PayPal. To get a completed PayPal, connect a bank to your PayPal. They give anything from $0.10 to $5.00 for completed surveys.

My Thoughts on CitizenMe

I tried CitizenMe for two weeks to see if this app is genuine. When I first started using this app, it was easy and enjoyable. Making money is easy and, they give out great pay for just a 5-minute survey. After a while, the survey opportunity slows down but not too much. In 2 weeks, I earned $12.


Who I Would Recommend These Apps to

Only using one of these apps will make you a couple of dollars each month. Using two, three, or four apps will allow you to make up to $50 and maybe more than that if you put work into it. If you're a teenager or someone looking for extra cash then, I would highly recommend trying out these apps.

© 2021 Amarieana Hicks

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