Thanks to smartphones and tablets, the mobile revolution is here to stay and there’s no escaping it.
The convenience that mobile devices provide has shaped how we live. For example, instead of going to the bank to send, deposit, or withdraw money, you can do all transactions from your mobile app anywhere with an internet connection.
There are other instances on how the mobile revolution has made an indelible impact in our way of life. However, arguably the biggest chance that mobile technology innovation has contributed to society so far is the ability to earn money without being location-dependent.
Let’s face it – nobody wants to live a life where you spend most out your time sitting in a cubicle (or even at home) and working for The Man. At one point, you need to realize that there are better things in store for you in life. The mobile revolution brings about these epiphanies that you need to act upon to help you lead a life you deserve.
In this post, I will discuss with you the different ways on how you can make a living without being tied to a place or location thanks to the mobile revolution.
Five ways on how mobile revolution helps people earn money from their devices
1.Surf the web
Think about it – you get rewarded simply by watching videos, going to certain sites, answering questions, and more! In exchange, you will receive gift cards, coupons, and sweepstakes. One of the best mobile apps that rewards your online activity is Swagbucks. Upon signing up, you will receive a $5 sign up bonus. If you refer your friends to sign up, you will earn SB points that you can use in exchange for Amazon, Target, and Starbucks gift cards.
2. Play Poker
Originally played on an actual table with real people, the mobile revolution allows people to play poker online nowadays. Using an app like 888Poker connects you to different mobile networks of users eager to play cash games or tournaments with you. You can deposit the payment on the app’s secure cashier and withdraw your winnings in an instant. Join cash games that start at $0.01/0.02 or join sit and go’s and multi-table tournaments with ease!
3. Explore your city
If you’re the adventurous type, then you can make money by shopping and dining at different malls and restaurants, respectively, in your area. Using an app like EasyShift lets you reward your travels. The app will ask you to do simple tasks like taking photos of products, scanning barcodes, and more. Once you’ve accomplished the tasks, you can cash out and receive the payment within 48 hours. For now, EasyShift accommodates tasks from most cities in the US.
4. Manage your remote team
If you’re running a business, then rest assured that you can stay on top of your tasks while away from home using your mobile. In fact, it doesn’t matter if you have a physical office or are managing a team in a physical location. What’s important nowadays is for everyone to get the job done so all of you get paid.
Trello is a project management tool available as a mobile app so you can check the status of each of your projects with a few taps from your touchscreen. You can create new tasks and comment on existing cards to drop your thoughts on the go. If you prefer a more collaborative environment, Slack offers an online chat platform that integrates with third-party apps to increase productivity and establish your mobile workplace.
5. Become an online coach
The coaching industry is very lucrative because everybody has some problem that they need help with. Whether the problem is mental or psychological, or they just need someone to bounce ideas with, you can make money by giving your professional advice as a subject matter expert.
The great thing about being a coach is you don’t need any other tool except Skype. You can install it on your mobile device and ask your clients to schedule a call with you.
Due to its simplicity, the online coaching industry is filled with perils along the way both for the coach and the clients. Therefore, before you jump into the fray and call yourself an online coach, you need to make sure that you actually offer something of value to your audience.
How do you plan on making money during the mobile revolution?
There are other ways on how you can take advantage of the mobile revolution to make money away from home. In fact, you can earn some of the suggestions above into a full-time business. It is important that you find location-fluid jobs that play to your strengths so you can make the most out of your life.