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Do you like chatting to friends on messaging apps? You probably text or send them pictures. You might spend half your day on them! Wouldn’t it be good if you could make money chatting?
Well, did you know that there are messaging apps with a difference? Ones that actually pay you to use them?
Here’s how you can make money from them.
Being paid to do what you do anyway every day is the definition of awesomeness!
The way you can get paid to chat to friends is to use different apps – ones that pay you as you chat.
These WhatsApp-style messengers display ads (like a lot of other sites), and the companies trying to promote their products pay the app to display them.
The app then gives the user a cut of the cash, and everyone’s happy!
So it’s true, you actually do get to make money chatting to friends!
The ads might be shown in several different ways, including:
Depending on the type of person you are, some of these might annoy the *beep* out of you, while other versions would be barely noticeable.
To help you out, we’ve included some recommendations.
Three of our favourite apps to use are GetChat, IMGR and Drizzle SMS.
GetChat is a recently released messenger app for Android phones that rewards you for watching the occasional advert.
You also get free texts when talking with other GetChat users, and can call anyone you like for free, when connected to WiFi or mobile data.
Viewing ads and talking to your friends will earn you credits that can be exchanged for loads of cool rewards.
There’s a mix of rewards from GetChat including:
If that doesn’t sound amazing, we don’t know what would.
Download GetChat to your smartphone here.
This one works slightly differently, by automatically inserting cute branded emoji’s into the messages you send when using the app.
There are plenty of options that allow you to control your interaction with this app. For example, you can select:
The way it works is you get one point for every branded message you send, and another point for every branded message you receive (so you need to be talking with people who have also downloaded IMGR).
300 and above might seem like a lot, but not to worry – the average person sends over 2000 texts every month! This is proof that chatterboxes are the best.
Something to remember is that you need to talk to different IMGR users within the month, which will allow you to maximise your income.
You will select your preferences when you register. Registering is important to remember, as otherwise you can’t get your rewards.
Also, because IMGR is exciting, they randomly give out bonus points!
Of course, those who use the app more often are more likely to win.
The idea behind Drizzle SMS is that users earn money for doing what they usually do anyway, through the inclusion of a few ads.
Drizzle places a non-intrusive advertising banner at the top of the screen whenever you open the app, which will earn you ‘drops’.
There is no need to open or click on the ads to get paid.
You also earn drops just through normal phone usage, which increases when you are sending or receiving messages.
Drops can be exchanged for more tangible currency through:
Around 1000 drops are needed to make $1, which you can convert using your chosen method through the Drizzle Rewards app. Withdrawals are possible once you hit 5000 drops (or $5).
The money will be drizzling rather than pouring in, but a few extra coins in your pocket will at the very least help your phone habit to pay for itself.
And just to sweeten an already astonishing deal – this app includes a full emoji keyboard.
Add Drizzle SMS to your Android phone here and make money chatting to friends.