These shouldn't be considered home based jobs, but you can visit many different websites to get paid for listening to music. This is one of those fun “extra” things you can do here and there, and the rewards will certainly add up over time the more you participate.
Here's a short list of four different websites you should bookmark for when you have some downtime and want to do something that earns extra money.
Get Paid For Listening to Music With Slice the Pie
Slice the Pie is hands down the best way to get paid for listening to music.
Slice the Pay pays via Paypal for rating and writing short reviews of tracks by up and coming artists. It is only necessary to listen to the first 60 seconds of each song before you start writing a review.
The amount earned depends on your rating, which increases with participation and accuracy. The rate of pay is between .02 and .20 cents per review depending on your rating.
Payments are made on Tuesdays and Fridays. You must have at least $10 in your account to cash out.
Earn Rewards On HitPredictor For Listening to Music
HitPredictor will give you points you can redeem for different rewards in their prize store by rating songs and artists.
This site offers a mix of both well-known and new artists. There is also the opportunity to win prizes in addition to earning points.
Current Rewards App Pays You To Listen To The Radio
Current is an app I'm just finding out about that pays you to listen to different radio stations through the app. You can also earn from playing games, surveys, and things like that.
The app is available for iPhone and Android users alike. Payments are made in Paypal or gift cards, but from what I've read, the Paypal fees for cashing out are pretty extensive and they take about 25 cents for every dollar you cash out.
According to the Current website, you can earn about $600 a year listening to radio stations through the app, but you'd probably have to be a VERY active user for that to happen.
There are apparently over 100,000 radio stations to choose from, so you shouldn't have any trouble finding something you like.
Go here to learn more about the app.
PlaylistPush Will Pay You to Review Music If You Have Many Spotify Followers
Do you have a Spotify playlist with lots of followers (1,000 or more)? If you do, you can get paid to review music with PlaylistPush.
In addition to having a playlist on Spotify with 1,000 or more followers, you must also have a minimum 30 active monthly listeners per playlist, and minimum 1% active monthly listeners per playlist.
There are some other requirements listed here.
PlaylistPush pays every week through TransferWise for songs you review. The amount per review varies, but you can earn up to $10 per review.
Go here for more details on how this works and how to sign up.
If you want to get paid for listening to music, you might sign up with all four to maximize your earnings! These are also great ideas for online jobs for teens since some of these let you sign up at a younger age.
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Anna Thurman is a work at home blogger and mom of two. She has been researching and reviewing remote jobs for over 13 years. Her findings are published weekly here at Real Ways to Earn.