As with most task sites, this varies depending on the tasks you do. All tasks pay differently. The site does say that the more accurate you are in the tasks you complete, the more you will make. It also says that with consistent accuracy, you’ll not only make more but also have the opportunity to become a manager in the MobileWorks system.
Your pay is entirely dependent on your accuracy, and this is checked by MobileWorks managers (something that, as stated above, you will have the opportunity to become if you consistently have high accuracy). If your accuracy is low, you’ll still get paid, but not as much.
How and when do they pay?
MobileWorks pays with Paypal, MoneyBookers, and are planning to add direct deposit as a pay option in the future. You do have to have $1 before you can cash out your earnings. You don’t get the money instantly when you hit that withdraw button. They have to manually review your request and say it can take 3 to 5 days. If you’re paid with Paypal, they do deduct a small fee from your earnings unless you have over $20 in your account.
What are the tasks like?
MobileWorks says it might be research, writing, tagging images, transcription, surveys, or several other things. You do not get to choose the tasks you do, they are assigned to you. Personally I’m not sure how I feel about that. I like picking out the tasks I want to do.
Who is eligible to apply?
They are open worldwide, but you do have to speak English no matter where you live and also be comfortable navigating the internet.
What is the sign-up process like?
It’s very easy. You just put in some basic information, go through their short tutorial, and then start some training tasks (they pay you a few cents for the training tasks).
What is the feedback like on MobileWorks so far?
This is a new site, so there’s not a lot out there. However, one of my readers, Beckie, left a helpful comment about MobileWorks on another post on this site. She has tried the site and also been paid. Here is what she had to say:
I think this is the right place to post this. I found a site called MobileWorks. It is a task site, but I don’t know too much about it so far, other than I signed up. LOL. They do use paypal, and I think it stated they pay out at $1.00. I do think the site is fairly new. It is different in tasks in that instead of picking your hits like in Mturk or Crowdflower, you get one as soon as you finish one, and they will vary. For instance, I had one to fill in a name from a form, and the next was to find a company’s European address. You don’t pick what you work on, they just come to you as soon as you finish one. The tasks are different than on other task sites, and you get your accuracy updated every 30 minutes and you can see your questions and your percentage on them. I am not certain exactly what it pays per task, but usually it seems to have the amount listed at the top for what you get if it answered correctly. Your earnings show as cents, not as dollar amounts. For instance, mine currently show 49.85, but again that is in cents, not dollars. If you sign up you do have to do a tutorial, but as long as you follow directions and read carefully, it is really easy, and it’s paid for. Plus for each section it basically walks you through the first 3-4 questions and then you do about 4 on your own. It seems very easy to get to the $1.00 payout, so I am really hoping it is a legit site! Also, there seems to be no time limit for doing the tasks like some others have. Since I’m getting closer to the $1.00 payout, I’m going to see if I actually get paid. I’ll post back once I find out for sure. The only way I saw for referrals is to send emails at the end of the tutorial, so I’m not sure if there is a direct referral anything. Right now they only use Paypal and MoneyBookers though it says they will eventually have direct deposit available as well. If anyone knows anything about this site, please let me know. I’ll give the link if anyone wants to check it out for themselves. http://www.mobileworks.com/mobileworker/ Like I said, it seems pretty easy to get to the $1.00 payout, so if it’s a legit place, it should be easy to make a few extra dollars a day!
Hi! Just to update, I did get paid through paypal from Mobile Workers. They do take out a small percentage fee, and say it takes 3-4 days to get payment, but I received mine in about 2 days. So at this time they are paying, and are verified with Paypal as well.
There is also a thread posted about MobileWorks on WAHM. com, and some of the people in charge at MobileWorks have taken the time to read and comment on this post. This is always nice to see and gives me more confidence in a new company:
WAHM thread about MobileWorks
Income Potential at MobileWorks?
It looks like this is for sure an extra cash thing as some people are reporting that their rate per hour isn’t the greatest. You will have to just try it for yourself and decide if you believe it’s worth spending time on. I personally enjoying working on Mturk sometimes, so I have made an account here and I’m going to try it and see how I like it.
*Quick Update – I started my training tasks and was unable to see the image in the instructions. Not sure if it’s my browser (I’m using Chrome) or a problem with the site. I’m going to try another browser and see if I can see it then.*
Want to sign up?
Register here for MobileWorks.