Shopkick app review

Do you earn money for walking into a store? No? Well, you should.

Enter Shopkick

This app is a gem that is not very well advertised which is sad for all involved. Most apps that give you points take way too long to get the points needed for any sort of reward, most lose patience before being able to obtain their first reward.

Finally, an app that gives you rewards for the things you already do (shopping, browsing without trying to look suspicious).

With Shopkick you earn points for walking into certain stores and also when you scan or buy items. Buying certain items and submitting the receipt earns you the most points but not necessary to earn a reward. Shopkick allows you to choose a gift card to work towards, these cards are for a variety of things such as Starbucks, Gamestop, Walmart, etc. I chose the Walmart gift card because the week after the paycheck is always a struggle. What I love about Shopkick is that you can get certain cards that have as little as $2, so if you’re hurting for money that second week and need ramen in order to survive, you can cash out with very few points.

After downloading the app it took me two weeks of walking into stores and scanning items, and I only visit a store maybe twice a week if I have to.

My husband got on board once he realized I was about to get a gift card that i wasn’t planning on sharing with him so by him signing up through my referral we both got 250 points or ‘kicks’ as they call them. This resulted in him reaching his first reward within a week.

Easy money is great but how many points do I need and can I choose different denominations?

This is the best part. Most of the gift cards start at one $2 which is normally 500 points (remember you get 250 for being referred by someone and another 250 if you refer someone and they walk into a store in their first 7 days, that’s an easy 500 points or $2 right there.)

If you happen to reach your $2 goal and you want to keep saving all you have to do is edit your reward and choose a different denomination, for Walmart, it’s $2, $5, $25, and $50. If you change your mind about the reward you’re working towards all you have to do is change it and your points will be applied to the new goal.

I can personally testify that this app is legitimate because I have already spent my first reward, oops.

This app is beyond highly recommended because it is super easy and relatively quick to hit your goal. The options for gift cards vary so there’s always something for everyone. If all you do is walk into a store with this app on you’ll earn points towards your goal, so really, why wouldn’t you do it?

Click here to sign up and when you enter a store in the first 7 days you will instantly get 250 kicks!

Remember to open the app when shopping to get your points!

You can use the referral code MALL745753 to get you started.

Invite friends and family to earn more kicks!

Foap app review

Do you have hundreds of great photos just sitting on your phone you’re not willing to delete while fully hoping they’ll come in handy one day? Don’t we all.

Foap is an app where you can upload all of your pictures from that time you thought you were a photographer. The idea is that you upload these semi professional photos, someone sees and likes them and buys them for stock photos or miscellaneous (hopefully PG) reasons.

The idea is fantastic, if it worked.

Uploading is a breeze, there are tags you add and you have to assure them no one is identifiable in said photos so that no one can be sued and what not. Once you upload your photos it is a waiting game, and you may wait forever.

I admit to be an impatient person so several months and 50+ photos later was more than enough time to know it was useless. Sure, people rate your photos but it means a whole lot of nothing if they don’t buy your photos.

If the waiting game wasn’t enough, Foap also has a section for contests where companies will ask for certain photos and choose their favorite(s) to buy. Hundreds, sometimes thousands of photos are entered in these contests and if the odds aren’t against you the contest is. Many of the contests will require certain overseas locations to be photographed, because if I had money to travel I would obviously spend my time trying to make a few bucks off the photos.

Basically your odds are slim to none on this app. Many users have complained that the same handful of users win these contests every time and they are the ones that sell the most photos.

Recommended: I personally recommend you waste your time elsewhere as this will most likely be a time consuming let down.

If your confidence in your abilities cannot be shook and you have time to burn then I’d say why not? The app is free and having hope is a nice thing but when hoping for the best at least prepare for the worst.

May the odds be ever in your favor.

Surveys on the go app review

The survey on the go app is one of the highest rated survey apps available. I honestly don’t know why.

I have had this app previously and deleted it, now I remember why. I downloaded this app for the second time about a week ago in hopes of finding a way to earn extra cash when I’m not working. This app is recommended on almost every list of survey apps I look at and I’m beginning to think they are all sponsored because this app is clearly awful.

In the past week I have qualified for ZERO surveys and refused to take one because they want pictures of my phone bill. First of all I don’t get paper phone bills and second off, just no. I feel like that is more information than needed.

Each of these surveys that have come up had the price tag much higher than what I actually received because about 12 questions in (basically half or more of the survey) it is decided I am not qualified and I am given TEN CENTS for my time.

Surveys on the go requires you to reach $10 before allowing you to cash out. The options to cash out with include Amazon, Visa, Starbucks, and PayPal, all fantastic options if by some miracle you make it to $10.

Less than one survey a day comes up on the app and then like I said, qualifying is near impossible. At this rate it will take me a little less than a year to reach $10. Completely a waste of time.

Recommendation:

If you like rejection and never getting surveys then sure, download this app.

There are much much better apps out there than this one that actually pay something.

I suggest not to waste your time.

Lucktastic app review

If you are looking for a great way to earn some cash on the side, apps are a great way to do that. Here’s what you need to know about the Lucktastic app.

Lucktastic is an app full of scratch off cards. These cards could win you points or cash, though don’t expect much cash. To begin with I was winning cash (.50 cents or less) left and right, now I could be wrong but I think this is to keep you excited about the possibilities.

Before and after each scratch off card you must endure a sponsored ad, which is how they make money, I assume. The ads can get annoying if you’re trying to play multiple cards in one sitting because you spend most of your time on the ads.

The majority of the cards only offer a few points per card so expect to play for awhile before getting anywhere. When playing you will come to a point where there are no more cards for the day, so you are limited in how many you can do. It is possible to earn more coins by inviting friends to play, if you want to be that guy. The other issue with this game is the decent gift cards take a ton of points but it’s free so what can you complain about?

Recommendations:

Must have time and patience and expect little to come of it so as to not get your hopes up.

Ultimately if it sounds like something that would interest you it’s worth a shot.