Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Gigwalk: Making money from iPhone,iPad,iPod

Gigwalk: Making money from iPhone,iPad,iPod

I did not receive any compensation for this post I simply wanted to share the great program that I have discovered.

In the past I had made money various ways with my iPhone but after time I just stopped doing it. Well I started looking again for a way to build my savings. I stumbled on Gigwalk and decided to check it out. So what you do is you check the map (or list view) to see what jobs are available in your area.

You pick a job and apply.  Once approved for the Gig you have 2 days to complete it 

The jobs are in a range of different items. I completed a survey and provided images from 2 locations in my town for motor bikes. I was paid $80 to complete for each location, what was involved was:
  • Filling out a survey on the types of vehicles that were at the location
  • What manufacturer was featured the most at the location
  • How many of each brand they had in: ATV,side by sides, motor bikes, and motorcycles 
  • Take a picture of outside and a few inside.
  • Sketch a layout of the store
All in all it took about an hour to complete the first job. The second job didn't go as well because the store manager said I was not allowed to complete the project inside but was free to do the parking lot. Gigwalk understood and I completed the task and survey from what I had glanced inside and what I was seeing outside and still compensated me for my time.

People that I have talked to have asked me about the program and what its about.
Here's the skinny: Bing is working on their maps and search providing more pictures for places when people search for them to show what they look like and offer more of an idea of whats available.
 Instead of hiring full time employees they are allowing people just like you and me to complete these jobs to earn some spare cash. It doesn't just stop there! Other businesses can pay people to do surveys for them too, the possibilities are endless.

I was worried at first that I might not get paid but I figured $160 was worth a shot. Sure enough within 2 days I was paid via the paypal account I provided to them. I am highly pleased with the program and will continue to use it.

More information:


Gigwalk is a new way to get paid while building your professional profile. With Gigwalk, you can connect with businesses looking to get local contract work done. Build a great profile on the Gigwalk app and you’ll never miss an opportunity to find local contract work with thousands of businesses.

Find local contract work
Build a profile that highlights your unique skills, find Gigs that fit your talents and experience then get noticed by businesses for your qualifications. 

Skip the Application with Private Groups
When you do your best work businesses can invite you to their private group, giving you access to even more Gigs without having to apply.

Job and Pay Notifications
Get job notifications when new Gigs are available in your area. And know exactly when you’ve been paid for a Gig you completed.

Types of Gigs
Gigs range from $6 to $220 and are available across the US and parts of Canada and can include taking photos of store displays, testing mobile apps, delivery services, mystery shopping, and much more.

What people are saying
"For me, Gigwalk is a metaphor for life: you get out of it as much effort as you put in... I meet new people, get to explore new parts of the City and I find the work incredibly rewarding."
-Gigwalk User

"Gigwalk has been very helpful in matching us with usability subjects, and we are excited to have found an alternative to craigslist"
-Gigwalk Customer

"It's Brilliant"

Feedback or questions
We’d love to hear your feedback and ideas for improvement. Email us at mobilize@gigwalk.com to tell us your thoughts!

I highly recommend this if your looking for a way to make some extra cash.


  1. That is awesome!! I'm always looking for ways to make extra money. Thanks so much for sharing!!

  2. I've heard of them before! Really cool. Going to try it.

  3. i wish i had an iphone etc. to try to earn extra money! Thanks for sharing info, ;hopefully can use in future!

  4. I have never heard of this, and I am going to check it out right now!

  5. wish it was available on android!!


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