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Make Your New Smartphone Pay for Itself With These Handy Tips


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These days, smartphones can be incredibly expensive and are likely going to increase in price as the years go on. Even brands such as OnePlus and Huawei have gone from making budget-friendly phones to having expensive flagships with a long list of features and the latest tech upgrades. As time goes on, we can expect there to be more and more expensive phones, so how can we possibly pay for it?

Of course, you don’t need to upgrade your phone but it’s nice to have the latest tech. Thankfully, you can actually use your smartphone to pay for your phone upgrade, especially if you’re smart with technology. Here are a couple of ideas to help your smartphone pay for itself.

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Use your phone to create content that you can sell on websites like Fiverr

Fiverr is perhaps one of the most interesting ways to make money. It really shows that you can get paid to do almost anything as long as you’re willing to spend some time and invest in your skills and find a niche for yourself. For example, many people make voiceovers, they record clips of themselves advertising something, and they even give shoutouts or record testimonies for products. This is all stuff you can do using your smartphone!

Making money on Fiverr isn’t easy, but it can be fun, interesting and very lucrative. We suggest trying out different things and seeing what niches other people have built for themselves to help you get started.

Download an app to help you sell things

It’s really easy to use apps to sell stuff. Whether it’s the eBay app to sell almost anything or Depop to help you sell clothes, you can simply snap up pictures of your old or unwanted stuff and turn it into cash.

This takes a bit of time and you’ll need to price your things fairly, but it’s a fairly simple way to use your smartphone to pay for itself. Of course, you could always do this with a laptop or computer, but if you don’t have one then a smartphone is a great alternative.

Consider trading on your smartphone with different apps

Trading can be extremely lucrative, but most of us don’t know how to invest or where to start. Luckily, you can get started with mobile apps these days. If you don’t know where to buy crypto or how to buy shares, most smartphone apps will run you through the basics and give you all the advice you need to start out. It’s extremely simple to learn and you don’t need to invest a lot of money to get started.

There are actually loads of shares that are inexpensive, and you’ll also find that you can invest small amounts of money. A popular method is to round all of your expenses up and invest a bit of change into your favourite shares or cryptocurrencies. It’s a form of micro-investment that can actually help you make a fair amount of money if you make a lot of purchases or get lucky with the companies or cryptocurrencies that you pick.

Andrew Edney
I am the owner and editor of this site. I have been interested in gadgets and tech since I was a little kid. I have also written a number of books on various tech subjects. I also blog for The Huffington Post and for FHM. And I am honoured to be a Microsoft MVP since January 2008 - again this year as an Xbox MVP.


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