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An iPhone + an App = earning money for routine errands

Working from home concept.Legitimate Opportunity to Work from Home in Canada is an app for your iPhone (and only iPhones) that enables you to earn money while doing routine errands. Our tester agent, Michelle, earned $34 in a week while doing her shopping, coffee runs and other errands.

What kind of work is it?

The work is a combination of crowdsourcing and analytics using your iPhone. So what does that mean? It means that you might stop into a retail operation, order a coffee, take the lid off the coffee and take a picture to demonstrate how full the cup is. You will then answer a couple of questions, like ‘did you get what you asked for in the coffee?’ or ‘how long did you wait?’.

Another example is while at the grocery store, take a picture of a display of toilet paper and send the picture in. Again a couple of questions to answer and you have earned money while doing a routine errand.

What are their requirements?

– an iPhone (unfortunately they do not have this for android devices)
– download the free app
– a Paypal account so that you can transfer the money you earn

What are the hours and rate of pay?

The schedule is flexible and you earn anywhere from $2.00 to $8.00 per job.

To access the jobs you log in through your phone, reserve an assignment then complete it within 2 hours. Our tester agent suggests that you look at that jobs before heading out, but don’t reserve them until you are at the location.

They work on a points system that allows you to improve your score and then get access to different assignments. It works like this:

Your score Add points Lose points
Start at 85 points Complete the job in the time allowed and have it accepted = + 1 point Reserve a job and don’t complete it = – 1 point.Submit errors or false information = -3 points
The higher your score The more opportunities to access different assignments and earn money.
The lower your score The fewer opportunities to access assignments.


Anything else I should know?

Like any other opportunity it works for some people and not others. You have to be familiar with your phones features so that you can take the pictures, and send them. Doing each assignment accurately is an important part of this work.

Also, it can take some planning to maximize your earnings. Logging in and reserving jobs before you head out the door allows you to plan a route that earns you some spending money.

ATTENTION TO DETAIL IS KEY. Michelle, our tester agent, had three assignments come back ‘not accepted’ (which translates into – not paid for) because she missed some details. An example, one assignment asked her to take a picture of a display at the grocery store. She could not find the display and wrote that in. The detail she missed was, that when you can’t find the display you need to take a picture of the store front and send that picture in. She missed that and missed out on getting paid.

Are they legitimate?

Yes is legitimate.

Michelle, from Brockville, Ontario tested this opportunity for us. Located in a rural area, about one hour from both Ottawa and Kingston, she was able to complete tasks while doing regular errands and earned $34 in a week.

Michelle reports that there are lots of assignments in the larger areas so plenty of opportunity for both urbanite and rural folks. She reports that the app is easy to sign up for and the tasks easy to do. She says “It’s kinda fun!”. Michelle is a great candidate for this type of opportunity as she loves a good treasure hunt.

Getting paid is as easy as requesting a transfer to her Paypal account. There was no minimum amount she had to earn before she could do that.

While it won’t pay all the bills, being a Field Agent can pay part of your bills, provide extra spending money, or help you save up for something special.

Where to I find out more?

Visit to find out more.

Or if it’s easier just go to and select the Canada option from the drop down menu in the upper right hand corner.

Are you interested in becoming a Work from Home Champion and opening up these opportunities for your clients, while protecting them from scams?  Find out more at



Anne-Marie Rolfe is a Work from Home Champion in Stratford, PEI and fully committed to researching, investigating and validating legitimate opportunities to work from home. She regularly blogs about legitimate opportunities to work from home or related topics.

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