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How to earn money with mobile apps?

Mobile iOS and Android apps will always be desired. Many startups bring their young and ambitious owners to huge profits. There are a lot of such stories and many will be. The informational world is developing, new technologies are created, the demands are growing so as propositions.

The stories of success.

Let’s have a look at Snapchat for example. It is in the top 10 most popular messengers in the world.

This startup was a mad idea of the three students from Stanford University (USA, California) Evan Spiegel, Bob Murphy, and Frank Brown. These fellows had an unusual idea to create an application where you can chat but the messages will be self-destructed later. They didn’t even expect how popular Snapchat will become and they didn’t look forward to developing it for worldwide business.

In 2022 app has more than 306 million everyday users and this number is growing. They hit the spot and found their auditory which was quite big! 

There is a success story of another messenger WhatsApp, which has been sold to Facebook (Meta) for $22 bln in 2014. It was a historical record price for the startup!

Smartphone applications are part of comfortable, interesting, and various life in the XXI century. The gadget is connecting us with friends and relatives and helps us to communicate through distances, discovers our talents, and provides us with new ways of earning money.  

Would you like to earn a million with the help of a mobile app? 

It is very easy to make your ideas come true in the digital century. 

“If you can dream, you can make your dreams come true.” (с)

Walt Disney

As we can see, every mind-blowing idea can become a breakthrough of the century!

But at the same time even small and unobvious ideas can change the world.

“Those madmen who think that they can change the world, change it.” (с)

Steve Wozniak

The most common questions that stop from making the first step:

Is this idea demanded by the market?

How to make a profit?

How to develop it, where to start?

How much will it cost?

We will answer these questions.

I have an idea for the application, what’s next?

First – you need motivation.

Tell yourself: I have a wonderful idea and it is worth showing it to the world! The next point is harder: are you sure that such an application is worth a million?

The competition is big and you need to understand that application requires time and money. It must provide values and become special for millions of people all over the world. This app should help people and make their life easier.

The application itself must not be unique. Its interface or functionality should be unique. There are many similar social networks that have several functional differences. All messengers have the same purpose – messaging, and there are fewer differences between them every day. Only interface helps them to be different.

Steps to success:

  1. List your ideas.
  2. Arrange them.
  3. Start making money!

Everything starts with motivation but what is next?

Next, you have to sell your idea. You need to find a company or representer and gain their interest by telling how your app can help the world. Many well-known companies invest in startups.

What about analysis?

Another important aspect is rivals analysis. To guarantee success you need to investigate a digital market. Find the answers to the following questions:

How and where to promote your mobile app?

How to develop your app?

How to present it to the auditory?

The last question is the most important. If you answer it, you are 50% closer to success! Listen to your auditory, it frequently hints you which direction to proceed.

Not sure that your app is worth a million?

You may have seen that there is a lot of ways to earn money without leaving your home. Everything you need is to download an app from the Play Market or App Store. You can earn by shopping on the internet or making videos or by hobby. To make sure that your app is worth a million we propose you install one of the famous applications and rate your chances yourself!

Here is a small list of approved, popular apps for earning money. Install it and try!


The modern way of earning is cryptocurrencies.

TV-TWO is a blockchain ecosystem, a new solution in the digital world.

The main purpose of the app is to watch the video content. The pop-corn, comfortable chair, and smartphone instead of TV-controller. You can also complete additional tasks to earn more. Machine learning is looking for programs for each user according to their preferences. The material is mostly borrowed from Youtube. You’ll get a reward (token) for every second you’ve been watching, which you can convert into real currency. The payment procedure is very simple. You need to collect 100 000 tokens and request a payment. You need an email and e-wallet number for a money transfer.

The application is available on Android and iOS.

2. Rakuten

Rakuten is one of the largest platforms for E-commerce. The app allows receiving cashback for purchases. The company has more than 3500 partners. You can receive cashback from online purchases in such shops as Nike, Adidas, H&M, Shein, Samsung, Walmart, and even eBay. The application returns you money every time you make a purchase in your favorite shops. The new user receives 10$ of the greeting bonus when creating an account.

The money can be transferred to Visa and PayPal.

Available on iOS and Android.

3. Foap

Foap is an app that pays for your photos. You can download shots from Instagram, Spersy, or Flickr.

You’ll be surprised how much you can earn on your habit to take photos! App has an agile system and has no restrictions on posting photos for sale. You can create your own portfolio and start working with world-famous brands. Other users can rate your images and leave a review.

The funds can be withdrawn on PayPal.

The app is available on iOS and Android.

4. Sweatcoin

Earn virtual money by walking down the park with a cup of coffee. Sweatcoin transforms steps into some kind of bitcoins. 1000 steps generate 1 sweatcoin. When you collect enough sweatcoins you can exchange them for various things and services in the application. For example, you can buy iPhone or donate sweatcoins for charity. From 2020 the function of exchanging sweatcoins on real currencies is available.

The fund can be withdrawn from PayPal.

The app is available on iOS and Android.

5. Patreon

The place for monetization of your art.

Are you into photography, drawing, or writing poems? The hobby can be transformed into earnings and you can find your fans without agencies and managers. You need to create a profile and start spreading your works on subscribe for the so-called “patrons”.  The site is working as a landing and mobile application.

Available on Android and iOS.


Now you know how to earn money with the help of your gadget. 

Maybe not all answers have been answered, here they are:

Is this idea demanded by the market?

How to make a profit?

How to develop it, where to start?

How much will it cost?

You need a deep analysis of the digital market, rivals and work through all the details to answer these questions.

Got an idea but don’t know how to make it come true?

The unique and rich experience of New Line Technologies in mobile development will help to create a demanded, competitive, functional application with a friendly interface. Qualified specialists of iOS and Android teams can help to solve the hardest tasks with development using the newest technologies.

If you want to develop your own mobile application and you need a team of developers, please populate the contact, and our specialists will help you.