It seems like nowadays we’re all looking for ways to make extra money. Gas prices are high. Food prices are soaring.
It feels like we can’t make the dollar stretch anymore than we already have.
And while the option to take on a job (or a second job) makes sense during these hard times, it may not be as easy for moms who are caring for little ones and don’t want to be tied down to a 9-5 job.
Thankfully, there are places for moms to make extra money without the commitment.
Whether you want to make extra money for the new school year, the upcoming holidays, to pay bills or to simply to fill up the gas tank, keep on reading for a list of sites that offer micro tasks to immediately start making money!
What Is A Micro Task?
A micro task, also known as a micro job or side gig is a task that can be performed within a matter of minutes to a few hours. This type of work is perfect for anyone who is looking for make extra money in their spare time and who don’t want to commit to a schedule.
Some examples are data entry, writing gigs, administrative tasks and running errands.
How Much You Can Earn With Micro Tasks
Micro tasks are small and are completed in a short time frame. So the pay isn’t what you would expect from a 9 to 5 job.
But in order for you to maximize your earnings, do your homework and find micro jobs sites that pay well.
You may even want to put some math to it. For example, if your goals is to make X amount of money per day and ABC pays X amount per task, you need to complete X tasks per day to hit your goal.
Micro Task Sites
Are you ready to start making extra money? Check out this list of micro task sites.
Appen – Find micro tasks, surveys and long-term projects.
Click N Work– Do a variety of tasks include web research, data entry, and consulting.
Clickworker– You’ll find a variety of tasks such as writing, research, data processing and translations.
Crowdflower– Complete a variety of tasks.
Easy Shift– Shop, eat and explore your city.
Fancy Hands – Work as a Virtual Assistant completing tasks like making appointments and placing phone calls. There’s also room for advancement.
Fiverr – If you’ve been on Fiverr you’ll know you can find all kinds of services and for only $5 a project. If you have a specialty, you can create an account and pitch to potential clients. For example, you can offer to comment on 7 blog posts or Facebook posts for $5.
Gigwalk – according to their website, you select gigs in your area that take anywhere from 5 minutes to a few hours or based on how much you want to make – from $3 to $100 or more.
Microworkers – Do tasks like surveys, transcription and data research.
Mturk– This platform pays you to perform tasks such as extracting purchase information from a receipt. You might answer questions for customers. Or you might be researching for info like email addresses.
OneSpace (formerly Crowdsource) – Get paid for completing tasks such as writing, transcription and image tagging.
Rev.com – You can find typing jobs such as transcription, closed captioning gigs as well as jobs in translations.
Scribie – Do audio or video transcription.
Slice the Pie– Make money for submitting reviews.
Task Rabbit – Earn money by completing tasks such as shopping for clients, cleaning, painting, and running errands.
Tapestri – Get paid for your data. All you have to do is download the app and that’s it. Tapestri works in the background while you go about your normal day.
User Testing – Earn a little extra money in your spare time by helping brands build better products and experiences by sharing your perspective.
YouData – View ads from companies in and around your city.
ySense – View ads, visit other websites, taking surveys and other tasks.
I hope this list of sites will be helpful if you’ve been looking for ways to make extra money at home.
If you know any mamas or daddies who are looking for side gigs to make extra money, please share this post with them.