40 Sites That Pay You (to Do Things You Probably Are Doing Anyway)There are tons of sites that pay you to blog, play games, take surveys, read emails and even watch ads.
So, for those of us looking to earn extra money online, these sites offer a great opportunity to do that without getting another full-time or even part-time job.
The good news is that you don’t have to put a lot of time into generating a spot of spending cash.
There are tons of websites and ways to make money online.
In fact, some of these sites will give you cash or rewards simply for doing what you do already, such as surfing the net or doing searches.
Spending just a few minutes a day on some of these sites could help you earn an extra $100-$200 a month.
1. SwagbucksThis is a major rewards site, offering points or “Swagbucks” for doing all sorts of things like watching videos, playing games, searching, etc.
You can redeem your Swagbucks for gift cards or money via PayPal.
2. Bing RewardsAs you’re searching the Internet anyway, switch from Google to Bing and use this program, and earn rewards every time you search.
3. User TestingWith this site, you get paid up to $15 via PayPal, simply for spending 20 minutes testing a website.
To apply, send them your email address, and expect to take a sample test before they give you any paid gigs.
4. ValidatelyAnother website tester, paying via PayPal, gives you $5 for a 5-minute test or $25 for a half hour live test online with the moderator.
5. AnalysiaWebsites testing again, this time with tests that last 15 minutes and pay $10 via PayPal.
You need to register and wait for them to email you a task.
6. Best MarkThis time a mystery shopping task, where you are paid to shop at locations they tell you, and provide reviews.
Redeem your points for gift cards or PayPal cash.
8. Cash4OffersThis website offers many ways to accumulate points, which again will buy gift cards or get you PayPal cash.
9. RewardTVGet rewarded for watching TV and earning points answering questions about the programs you saw.
You can use your points to get cash or win prizes.
10. PerkMultiple ways to earn rewards with this website, including watching TV.
11. TopCashBackIf you shop through TopCashBack, they give you all their affiliate commissions – they make their money by selling advertising on the site.
12. ZoombucksJust like Swagbucks, you can earn rewards points in many different ways on the Zoombucks website.
13. FusionCashFusionCash gives you a host of ways to earn or win money on the Internet, by bringing together a lot of different offers.
14. Mr. RebatesCheck out the cash back percentages on Mr. Rebates, they can go up to 30% in some stores.
15. Fat WalletFat Wallet is a shopping site that offers different rates of cashback on the various stores.
16. MyPointsThis site gives points for playing games and watching videos, and also gives cash back with online purchases from Amazon and other places.
17. MemolinkThis is a cashback website which also has coupon offers. The cash rewards are paid out approximately a month later.
18. ExtrabuxWith a selection of more than 2000 stores, this site lets you earn up to 30% cash back.
19. Shop At HomeWhen you buy through this website, you earn cash back, and they include big-box stores like Walmart and Target.
20. MainStreetSHARESNot only a cashback shopping site, but you can earn virtual shares as part of their profit sharing program.
21. CashCrateThis site offers many different ways, such as watching videos, playing games, or shopping, to get rewards and earn money.
22. Second to NoneSecond to None is instead a mystery shopping site, just like Best Mark.
They pay well and tend to include the smaller stores.
23. Be FrugalThis cashback shopping site generously offers $10 when you sign up, and the usual cashback rates on different stores.
24. IbottaIbotta offers cashback on shopping in the usual way, and even covers movie theaters. You can get an app to use on your smartphone.
25. EnrollAt www.enrollapp.com, this website wants you to take quick tests about other sites, such as which logo is better, or can you fill out a form?
26. InboxDollarsGet some spare cash from playing games, watching videos, and other things.
27. SendEarningsSendEarnings is another website that pays you to watch videos, play games, etc.
Check out how much you can earn shopping through them.
28. Start Up LiftA straightforward website, you simply have to answer questions about different websites and get paid $5 each time.
29. Coupon CactusCoupon Cactus is a huge site with excellent navigation, allowing you to find discounts easily for the shopping you want to do.
30. Intelli-ShopA mystery shopper website that is easy to sign up and offers a variety of opportunities.
32. Points2ShopAnd not just for shopping, you can earn points for completing surveys, watching videos, etc.
You can get your rewards in many different ways, including gift cards and cash.
33. QmeeQmee is a browser extension, and works in the background while you carry on as normal.
When you search, it shows you extra results or adverts, which Qmee gets paid to place there, so they pass on some of the money.
34. Gift Hunter ClubOnce again, you can get rewards points for watching videos, taking surveys, etc. The rewards can be paid out through PayPal or with gift cards.
35. MyGiftCardsPlusBuy your gift cards on this site, and you get a discount in the form of Swagbucks credit.
36. Market ForceMarket Force covers many different stores with its mystery shopping, including a number of restaurants.
37. InstaGCYou can get paid to watch videos and listen to music on this site, and they will pay out when you have earned as little as one dollar.
38. TryMyUIThe UI stands for User Interface, and this is a website that will pay you $10 to give feedback on other websites.
Reckon on 15 to 20 minutes work each time.
39. Quick RewardsA straightforward rewards site, giving you points for playing games, shopping, etc.
There is no minimum payout level, so you can get cash straightaway, and it only takes a day or two.
You can get gift cards instead, if you want.
40. Super PayThis rewards site is similar to the rest, and they have a variety of ways for you to get your money.
Final thoughtsAs you can see, the internet is full of websites that will pay you money for doing practically anything you already do.
From sites that pay you to write to sites that pay you to take surveys, test other websites, shop, and much more.
Check out a few of the sites, and see what would fit in with your lifestyle.