We鈥檙e a happy app-loving group here at Brit + Co. From聽apps that help you shop a yard sale better to ones that help you narrow your mystery diagnosis聽and even apps that help you with your聽gluten-free聽diet, we love making life easier via technology. But when technology is combined with making a little extra cash on the side, well, we can鈥檛 refuse. All you need is a few extra minutes on your Smartphone and you鈥檒l be able to replenish that daily latte fund!


1.聽Foap: Calling all amateur photographers! You can now earn $$ from your epic聽Instagram shots. Just upload your pictures for $10 ($5 of which comes back to you) to big name brands like Mastercard, Hyatt, Volvo and more. Other users can give you feedback on your images, helping everyone become better photographers, and in turn making more money.

DL It: Free on Android and iOS


2.聽Ibotta: With this app you can shop online, submit your receipts and get discount offers all in one place. You can answer questions and watch videos for coupons and cashback offers for places like Macy鈥檚 and even the grocery store. You can also link your loyalty cards to the app to get even more rewards. Cha-ching!

DL It: Free on Android and iOS


3.聽Swagbucks: If an app claims to have given out almost $100 million in gift cards and cash back, we鈥檙e definitely listening. In exchange for your shopping habits, coupons, web searching, surveys, video watching and more, you can get gift cards to places like Target, Starbucks and Walmart. Remember that latte habit we were talking about?

DL It: Free on Android and iOS


4.聽Receipt Hog: Take pictures of your receipts and get cash back. Seems simple enough, right? That鈥檚 basically it. In exchange for your receipt information, you get access to even more things like paid surveys or 鈥渉ot slots鈥 (we hope this is as weird/cute as it sounds), all accumulating up to Amazon gift cards and cash via Paypal.

DL It:聽Free on Android and iOS


5.聽Pact: With a tagline like 鈥淓arn Cash for Living Healthy, Paid by Members that Don鈥檛,鈥 you might be a little put off. But you are in control of your own accountability with this app 鈥檆ause you get to decide how much you鈥檒l pay out to others if you don鈥檛 meet your fitness goals. Losing money is almost as motivating as earning it!

DL It: Free on Android and iOS


6.聽Viggle: With this app, users 鈥渃heck in鈥 to a TV show or music in exchange for gift cards to places like Best Buy and GAP. Or, if shopping isn鈥檛 your end goal, you can stay within the app and get access to even more TV shows, music and such with your credits. Basically, it鈥檚 like getting paid in TV to watch TV.

DL It: Free on Android and iOS


7.聽Mobee: Remember those days where you鈥檇 go to the mall and look for mystery shoppers? Well, now you can be one. Mobee pays you to shop and dine at your favorite places in return for feedback. It鈥檚 different from Yelp in that you have to answer specific questions in more of a survey form. So you don鈥檛 get to totally spill your guts, but you could make a few dollars off of places you already visit.

DL It: Free on Android and iOS


8.聽Field Agent: Companies like Unilever, Coca-Cola and Walgreens use 鈥淔ield Agents鈥 to pay users to do audits 鈥 fact finding and data gathering 鈥 or research on certain businesses. You collect feedback, photos, audio, video and more for the companies. Have 30 minutes聽to kill somewhere? You can even search for jobs via maps.

DL It: Free on Android and iOS

What do you think? Are money-making apps worth your time? Let us know in the comments!