What are short task sites?
Short task sites, sometimes called micro task sites, are websites where anyone can place jobs or gigs that can be completed fairly quickly. Because these tasks are designed to not take too much time to complete, the tasks do not pay much. This might make people assume at first that these gigs are not worth their time but if you work fast and can complete a number of tasks in a short amount of time while you are hanging out on your couch, it is a great way to earn some extra cash without the commitment of a work from home job.
How do I make money with micro task sites?
Sign up to become a member with the micro task sites listed below then start looking through the types of tasks they offer. This varies somewhat by site but you can expect to see short writing/editing tasks, photo tagging, searching keywords, etc. As you become more familiar with the different types of tasks you will find which ones you are good at and are worth your time. Don't accept a task unless you really have the ability to complete it. Most of the sites pay per Paypal or bank transfer. Some of the companies also offer real-life microtasks meaning the tasks are not completed online but by completing some type of real life task. The tasks can pay as little as $.01 all the way up to around $50. Some of these sites also do surveys, if you are not interested in those just ignore that part of the website. These sites are obviously not an option for those that need to generate a lot of income but if you are just looking for an easy way to make some extra cash then this might work for you.
What companies can I work with doing this type of work?
- Amazon Mturk
- Short Task
- Task Rabbit
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