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User Interviews Review [2024]: $100 an Hour for Your Opinion? Yes Please!

My latest side hustle experiment is as a User Interviews survey respondent.

(I’m up $105 so far, in exchange for about an hour and a half.)

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Upshift Review: A New Way to Find Flexible Shift Work with Benefits

Upshift is a legit staffing platform that allows users to pick up shift work when it works for their schedule.

That makes it a viable way for side hustlers and gig economy workers to make extra money as time allows.

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Inside the Sharetown Mattress Return Pickup and Resale Side Hustle

For the past couple years, I’ve seen a few people talking about their side hustle picking up “bed in a box” mattresses. They say it’s something you can do part time and the pay is great.

After that, though, the details become more and more scarce.

How does it all work? Where does the money come from? What’s the catch?

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Pogo App Review: Make Money From Your Location and Purchase Data

Pogo pays you to share your location and purchase data. In our Pogo review, we share how it works, how much you can make, and alternatives to consider.

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Prolific Review: How to Make an Easy $200 a Month Participating in Research Studies is an online research platform that pays you for your opinion and feedback.

It’s a legit and easy way to make money online that pays much better than “micro task” sites like Clickworker and Mechanical Turk.

In fact, one Side Hustle Nation reader reported earning £300 in a couple of months of part-time effort on Prolific.

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User Interviews Review [2024]: $100 an Hour for Your Opinion? Yes Please!

My latest side hustle experiment is as a User Interviews survey respondent.

(I’m up $105 so far, in exchange for about an hour and a half.)

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Remotasks Review: Can You Really Make $720 a Week From Home?

Remotasks is a new side hustle platform, where you can get paid to complete short tasks online.

“Take an exam, do a task, get paid!” the site promises.

In this post, I’ll break down each of those steps and share my experience in trying to make money on Remotasks.

HealthyWage Review: Get Paid Up to $10,000 to Lose Weight

Have you ever tried to get healthier and lose weight, but lost motivation before reaching your goals?

Perhaps you’ve gone as far as buying a gym membership or expensive exercise equipment only for them go unused after your initial commitment.

But what if you could lose weight and make money doing it? Would that be enough motivation to stick with your exercise and diet regimen?

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Apex Focus Group Review: $750/Week Legit or Scam?

Apex Focus Group is a legit resource to find paid market research studies. But there are enough red flags that it wouldn’t be my first choice in this field.

Still, paid focus groups are a fun and easy way to make extra money. That’s one reason why we’ve been covering them for years on Side Hustle Nation.

respondent paid research studies Review: Can You Really Make $100 An Hour For Your Opinion?

Unlike most online survey companies, Respondent actually pays “real” money for participating in studies.

This isn’t about watching silly videos or completing offers for pennies. What do I mean by real? It’s possible to earn $100 an hour or more.

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Amazon Mechanical Turk Review: How I Made $50,000 in My Spare Time

When focused on this side hustle, Mike typically made anywhere from $150-300/week and has earned over $50,000 in total working on tasks right from his computer at home.

Having worked on Amazon Mechanical Turk for 2 and a half years (completely as a side hustle), he’s done over 150,000 tasks (called HITs, or Human Intelligence Tasks).

focus group Review: I Made $216 in Under 2 Hours

I recently earned my first $116.33 sharing my opinion on Since people are always asking me about easy side hustles, I put together this review to share how it all works!

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Tapestri App Review: Don’t Waste Your Time

Tapestri promises to pay you in cash for information you’re already giving away.

But does the app deliver?

Your mileage my vary, but my data didn’t turn out to be worth much at all.

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