Affiliate Apps, Earn Money Apps

Placed Review – Legit or Scam

Placed is an affiliate company that offers apps developers a chance to earn incremental revenue from their apps. The company gives app developers a way to generate recurring income without using advertising, in-app purchases or altering the user experience.

How Does it Work:

  1. The app developer uses Placed Affiliate SDK on their app.
  2. The app uses location to generate a monthly income for the developer.
  3. When a user opts-in for location on the app, the developer is paid for this service.
  4. You continue to earn recurring revenue each month as long as the user continues to use the location services on your app.
  5. Each week the company sends a report to your email box.

Program Requirements:

  1. Both Android and iOS have requirements that the app developer must meet.
  2. If you develop an app for an Android device you must have Access_Network_State, Access_WiFi_State, Chang_Wifi_State, Review_Boot_Complete, Wake_Lock, and include the required language in your ToS and Privacy Policy for the user.
  3. iOS devices must have a Request for location permission and include required language in your ToS and Privacy Policy for the user.

How do You Earn:

  1. When a person downloads your app and agrees to allow the location finder to be turned on. Placed can then gather the location information from the person’s device.
  2. Once the location finder is activated, you earn from the person’s location. The person doesn’t need to be using the app for you to earn from it.
  3. You will earn if anyone in the United States, Australia, Canada, and the UK agree to have the location set on your app.
  4. The company pays you through PayPal.

Conclusion:

This is a legitimate company that pays you through PayPal. If you’re an app developer this is one way to earn from your app. There is no need to add tons of advertising to the app or even request payment for the app. As long as the user of the app agrees to allow you to gather information from their location, you’ll be paid from Placed.

Different Jobs

One Space Review – Legit or Scam

One Space is a company where freelancers can find hundreds of freelance projects. The company uses a WorkStation platform to make it easier to manage your work, submit your projects, receive feedback, and be paid. Many freelance writers work full-time for the company and enjoy the flexible hours and great projects they work on. Furthermore, One Space works with some of the top brand names in the industry.

How to Join:

  1. Sign up for One Space with your email address and password.
  2. After signing up, you’ll need to complete your online profile.
  3. Use the job search function to search for available jobs.

How to Find Jobs:

  1. To get started on the site visit the support page. There you’ll find support videos.
  2. The company suggests that you join the Freelance Forums. There you’ll find a lot of helpful information about the site and the jobs available for you.
  3. Watch the videos that explain how the earning qualifications and how the payment process works.

How Does the Company Pay:

  1. All payments are made through a verified PayPal account. Before you can submit any work to the WorkStation, you’ll need to verify your PayPal account. Only members who have a verified PayPal account can work and be paid by the company.
  2. After completing a task and submitting the task to the WorkStation, the company will review the task with a quality control team.
  3. After the completion of the task and you’ve passed all the requirements outlined in the directions, the company sends payment within 48 hours.

About the Site:

  1. The company was established on 03-June-2000.
  2. The company is based in Swansea, IL and has two Co-Founders; Ms. Stephanie Leffler and Mr. Ryan Noble.

Conclusion:

This is a legitimate company that hires talented freelancers to perform various jobs for different companies. Most freelancers who work for this company have found full-time employment. After each job is completed, the company reviews the job, and the person is paid by PayPal. If you’re looking for more than a passive income online, this is an excellent opportunity to find full-time or part-time work.

Data Entry

Earn Part Time Jobs Review – Legit or Scam (earnparttimejobs.com)

Earn Part Time Jobs / Earn is a website that offers worldwide freelancers data entry jobs. Furthermore, you can earn money by referring people and find other online work.

How to Join:

  1. Fill in the site’s registration form.
  2. Verify your email address.
  3. Log into the site.
  4. Use your referral link to invite your friends.
  5. When your friends join the site, you’ll be paid $0.10 for each referral. Furthermore, the more people who join the site under your referral program will help you to open more job opportunities.

How Does it Work:

  1. To open up job opportunities, start building your referral links. The more referrals you have, the more jobs you can access.
  2. You have many job opportunities for data entry jobs, surveys, affiliate programs, and much more.

How Does the Site Pay:

  1. Once you’ve reached $40 in your account, the site will send your payment by PayPal.
  2. The company pays once a month to everyone who’s earned $40 or more.

About the Site:

  1. The website was created on 22-September-2014.
  2. The website doesn’t list an owner, but I have found out the owner is from India and owns several other websites.

Conclusion:

This site is a SCAM. The website is a bait and switch site that only collects your personal information to sell to clients who purchase mailing lists. The clients then use this information to spam your email account. Once you’ve referred hundreds of people to the site you’re given access to the job listing. However, there aren’t any jobs on the site.

Other Sites Owned by This Company:

  1. http://www.emailspays.com/
  2. http://www.adsensejobs.com/
  3. http://www.emailreadingjob.com/
  4. http://www.succeedindia.com/

Since 2009 people worldwide have been reporting this scam. Unfortunately, the websites remain online, and they continue to attract new members. The site has never paid a single person for the referrals they have. Furthermore, you’re only paid $0.10 for each referral and it takes 400 referrals to earn $40 on the site.

Content Sales

Cash4Essays Review: Legit or Scam

Cash4Essays buys your old essays from you. If you have old high school or college essays lying around, don’t throw them away. Upload your old essays to the site. The site will review your essays and offer to buy them from you. There is no need to wait for someone to buy your essays; you’re paid immediately from the site.

How to Join:

  1. Create an account by entering your email address and password.
  2. After entering your information, you’re taken directly to your dashboard. There you can upload as many essays as you want. The system keeps track of all your essays in the database.

How Does it Work:

  1. Your uploaded essays are reviewed by the site. Each essay the site accepts, you’re paid $2.
  2. The site has a referral program that pays you 10% for each essay they buy from your referral’s.

Payment:

  1. The site pays for your essays by PayPal.

About the Site:

  1. The site was established on 13-March 2015.
  2. The site is registered to eNom, Inc.

Conclusions:

This is a legitimate paying site to upload and sell all your old school essays. The site pays you $2 for each essay they accept. Furthermore, you can earn an additional 10% on every essay your referral’s sells.

  1. Essays are viewed in the order received. Many essays are uploaded to the site each day. This can take several weeks to several months before the site can evaluate and accept your essays.
  2. Once the site accepts your essays, the payment amount is entered into your dashboard. Each month the site has a budget and can only buy a certain number of essays they’ve accepted. Therefore, you’ll need to wait for your payment.
  3. The process is slow for evaluating, accepting, and paying for your submitted essays.
  4. Some people wait 4 to 6 months to receive payment for their essays.

So, if you don’t mind waiting for your essays to be reviewed and paid, this is an excellent site to earn a few dollars on your old essays sitting around your home.

Content Locking

Share Cash Review: Legit or Scam

Share Cash is a company who locks your content on a website or blog. In order for a site visitor to view this content, they must perform a small lead-generation advertising task to unlock and view the file. Once the person unlocks the file your account earns $1. You can earn up to $20 on each unlocked file depending on the ad. The company supplies you with tools to lock your files, website, and links. This is one example of a Paid per Download site (PPD). You earn money each time a person unlocks and downloads one of your files.

What the Company Provides:

  1. You’ll upload the files from your website using a File Locker tool. This monetizes your downloads and keeps track of how many files are unlocked on your site.
  2. Share Cash provides you with a website hosted landing pages for your files. Furthermore, you can integrate the file download directly to your site using the File Widget tool.
  3. You will use the Website Widget tool to lock pages on your site that contain premium content.
  4. To lock links on your site, the company provides you with Link Locker tools.
  5. You may lock links to third-party files or outbound links to other websites. Furthermore, the company provides hosted landing pages and a Link Widget tool.

How to Join:

  1. Register with Share Cash. Create a username, add your email address and password.
  2. Add your personal details to the site.
  3. Read the ToS agreement.

How to Earn:

  1. Upload your own files to the site. The files must be your personal files only, no illegal or copy protected files are allowed on the site. Therefore, you can’t upload torrent files to download movies or music. However, you can upload eBooks and white papers you’ve written.
  2. Link to the large database on the site and choose from over 200,000 files to offer on your site for download.
  3. Refer people to the site and earn 1%

Payment:

  1. Earning are calculated and added to your payable balance at the end of each month.
  2. You’ll need to request payment on the 1st or 2nd of the month in order to have your payment sent out on the 3rd of the month. The company pays standard users on the 3rd of every month.
  3. If you’re a premier member, your earnings are calculated every Sunday night. Afterward, you may request payment on Monday or Tuesday because the company sends premier payments out every Wednesday.
  4. You may request your payment by Payoneer. You’ll need a $20 balance in your account to receive a prepaid Master Card. If you need an international or US bank transfer, you’ll need a $50 balance.
  5. You may also request payment by Payza, but you’ll need a $25 balance to be paid.
  6. US residences can request a bank wire transfer of funds over $50.
  7. International wire transfer needs funds over $100.

About the Site:

  1. The website was created on 06-January-2009.
  2. The registered owner of the site is WhoisGuard, Inc. The site is a registered site of Panama.

Conclusion:

The site is a legitimate paying site and pays its standard members once a month and the premium members are paid weekly. Many websites and blog owners now use the PPD format on their sites to earn a passive income each month. If you own a website or blog, this is a great way to make extra money on your site.

Content Moderators

ICUC Social Review – Legit or Scam

ICUC Social is a social media content moderators and community management company that handles businesses social media accounts. They help large businesses manage their social media accounts, create social media conversations, engaging videos and high-quality images for their social media accounts. Furthermore, they are one of the largest online communities in the world.

The company has a current job board and they hire moderators and community managers that can work in more than one language. They need people who are fluent in English and in two or more languages: German, Italian, Portuguese, Chinese, Arabic, Dutch, Polish, French, and Spanish. If you are fluent in any other language this is an asset to the company.

How to Apply:

  1. Visit the job board on their website. The current positions are listed on the site.
  2. If you’re interested in a job, open the link and follow the instructions for applying for this position.
  3. All job interviews are done online using Google Hangout video and audio from your home or office.

Working for the company:

The company hires people with the following skills and prefers they complete the Moderation Gateway course and have a Moderation Foundation Training certificate.

  1. All candidates must be highly proficient in the English language.
  2. Be highly proficient with Google Hangouts so they can communicate with internal and external team members.
  3. You’ll need a Twitter and Facebook account that you use on a regular basis.
  4. Have knowledge, understand and be able to use social media tools and interact online using forums, blogs, and user-generated content.
  5. Must be able to follow current trends and have a substantial knowledge of the Internet.
  6. Must have excellent communication skills.
  7. You must have an overwhelming passion for today’s collaboration technologies and social networking.
  8. Must take pride in your work and have a strong sense of account ownership.
  9. Must have strong decision-making skills and good judgment.

Payment:

  1. You will work directly for the company. Your salary will be based on the job position you’re hired for.
  2. The company doesn’t discuss salary or methods of payment online. This is discussed during the interview.

About the Company:

  1. The company was founded in 2002 and their website was moved to a new hosting company on 27-June-2014.
  2. The company is registered to Keith Bilous of Winnipeg CA.

Conclusion:

This is a legitimate company to work for. Each employee receives a salary from the company. The salary is calculated depending on the position that you work. The company has three different shifts you can work; the day shift, night shift, and late night shift. They give their clients 24-hour service and need to cover all three shifts.

Content Mills

Textbroker Review – Legit or Scam

Textbroker is a content writing site for freelance writers. Once you join the site it is possible to find different types of writing jobs on the site. Furthermore, Textbrokers has job openings for In-house and Freelance Editors, Authors – Freelance Writers, Client Service Representatives, Author Service Representatives, and Account Managers.

The company only hires writers from the United States and requires that you submit your ID and a W9 form. Furthermore, you must be 18 years of age to write for this company.

How to Write for Text Broker:

  1. Fill out the ‘Author Registration” form on the site. Make sure you complete the form completely. In order to work for the company, you must be a US citizen and be able to submit your ID and W9 forms to the company.
  2. Add your field’s of expertise when filling out your form. This helps the company understand what type of jobs you can take.
  3. Add your email address and password. You will be required to verify your email address.
  4. Before writing for the site, you’ll be required to do a writing test. When taking the writing test, treat it like it is your job. The company will give you the subject to write about.
  5. The company says you will receive an acceptance notification within a week. Normally this is much quicker and some writers have heard back from the company within 24 hours.
  6. After you’ve taken the test, you’ll need to fill in your online profile. The company has the most extensive online profile of any writing site/. You’ll need to complete the profile on your dashboard.
  7. Pay close attention to the General Information section of your profile. Here you can set your own pay rates when working with private clients. If you don’t set your pay rate, then text brokers will set a default pay rate for you. This rate is the same as your review rates on the site. Set a reasonable rate for your skills because this will help get you more work.

How the Site Works:

  1. On the assignment page is the work that is available on the site. Here you can use the search function to narrow down your list and only display topics you’re interested in writing.
  2. After your rating has been determined, you can claim any assignment that you’ve been rated for. These assignments are highlighted to make it easier for you.
  3. Review the topics and when you find a topic you’re interested in writing about, click on the topic. You’ll be redirected to another page with the assignments that you can write.
  4. Once you find an assignment you’d like to write, open the assignment and read the directions. You’ll have 10 minutes to claim this assignment.
  5. After you’ve claimed the assignment, you’ll have 24 hours to complete the assignment and submit the assignment to the company.
  6. You might receive a direct order from a client you’ve worked for in the past. This is when you can charge the client your rates for completing the assignment.
  7. You have a chance to work on team orders. If you find a team order you’d like to write for, it is simple to apply for the team and join the team. There the work will be divided up among the team members to complete the assignment.
  8. You can only accept one writing assignment at a time. Once you’ve chosen your assignment, it must be completed and turned in before you can accept another assignment.
  9. If the client wants you to edit your article this needs to be completed before you’re paid. However, you can still accept other writing assignments when you’re editing your articles.

How the Site Pays:

  1. The site pays on a weekly basis to your PayPal account.
  2. In order to receive payment, you must click on the payment button and submit your request to the company.
  3. Textbroker pays the fees for PayPal and you receive the money you’ve earned from the site.

About the Site:

  1. The site was opened on 30-August-1999.
  2. The company is registered to Mesh Digital Limited.

Pros for Working With Textbroker:

  1. This is a freelance writing job that you can work in your spare time.
  2. You can pick and choose the articles you want to write. There are many subject matters to choose from.
  3. The help desk staff is professional and responds quickly to your questions and problems with the assignment.
  4. You can directly message the client about the writing assignment.
  5. You have the chance to set your own pay rate per word. This lets the client’s know your pay rate so they can contact you.
  6. Many writers enjoy the flexibility of work and making their own schedule.
  7. Textbroker’s is a lucrative experience, especially for new writers wanting to enter the field.

Cons for Working With Textbroker:

  1. Unless you put in a significant amount of time, you won’t earn much from this site.
  2. You no longer own the rights to the article you’ve written. Once you submit the articles to the site, you’re signing away the copyright to this article.
  3. The pay rate isn’t great, and at times there isn’t a lot of work available.
  4. The jobs available at your level are low and at times there isn’t much to choose from. The higher levels have more of a variety of assignment to choose from.
  5. The low pay rates have a negative effect on writers.
  6. Some jobs are difficult to complete in the time frame.
  7. You have to make sure you can select the right job so it can be completed on time.

Conclusion:

This is a legitimate writing site that hires freelance writers from the United States. You will find plenty of work on the site and you’re paid weekly for the work you’ve completed. Most people who have written for this site for a number of years can earn around $100 per week. New writers need to establish themselves and prove their writing skills. Once you’ve done this you’ll have a chance to write for the higher paying jobs.