The average American sends or receives over 40 text messages per day. What if you could actually get paid for texting?
There are companies out there willing to pay for texters. Some want trained professionals to provide SMS-based coaching. Others want everyday people to text their answers to quick survey questions. And still others just want you to receive text messages, no action required!
Read on to learn the best text-for-cash companies out there — and how much they pay.
How to Get Paid for Sending Texts
If you’ve ever signed up for a survey website to make a little extra cash, you know how it goes. Sign up. Answer a million demographic questions. Wait for a survey. Spend ages actually answering survey questions. By the time you’ re done, you’ve spent a lot of time and energy to make that dollar.
These text-based services streamline the process. After sign-up, your job is pretty simple. Keep an eye out for a text asking you a simple question. Then, reply with the answer.
25Clicks is a microtask site: It pays you to complete quick, simple tasks on the internet.
What kind of tasks? Here’s a real, recent example.
- Go to Google and search for “domain authority checker”
- Click on the Loganix website
- Click the About page and write a 1 message description
- Reply to this message with the answer
Payment ranges from $.25 to $.50 per task. It can all be completed by SMS (there’s an app but you don’t have to use it after sign-up).
Pro: Simple and straightforward. Regular tasks.
Con: Low overall earning potential.
Pro: Quick and easy.
Con: Questions are few and far between. Low earning potential.
Do you have medical, legal or other specific expertise? You could get paid to answer questions on JustAnswer.
Signing up with JustAnswer is more involved than…