Get Paid to Chat
How much time do you spend texting or talking? How many hours are you online? Why not get paid to chat while you’re at it?
I’m sure you’ve heard the phrase, “Don’t talk to strangers,” a few times growing up. Here’s the 2020 workaround to that saying, “Don’t talk to strangers for free because you can get paid to talk to strangers online.”
If you love talking or you don’t mind texting for long hours, this article is your ticket to capitalizing on it. Keep on reading to learn some of the ways you can earn money by chatting.
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Why would people pay you to chat?
You are probably thinking, who would pay you to chat?
A whole bunch of reputable companies will, that’s who. Let’s take Amazon for example, it’s a multi-trillion dollar company that is always in need of people to respond to customer service queries.
You literally get paid to talk and answer questions. What better way is there to make money?
There are a few things you can do to make money chatting online.
Online paid chat services can be broken down into three niches:
- Professional consultancy services
- Adult chat services
- Psychic chat service
That last one really surprised me!
Who knew you could get paid to chat as a psychic?
I didn’t even know there was a market for that. But alas, in this article I’ll be writing about how you can make money chatting online through professional consultancy and or adult chat services (unless you want to hear more about psychic chat services?).
*Disclaimer: This article will provide companies that will pay you to chat and keep it professional and also include a list of companies that will pay you to chat and flirt.
I have not used the latter and reserve no judgment on what you want to do with your free time but please put your safety as your priority. I am merely providing you the resources so you can decide for yourself if you want to try it.
Get Paid to Chat : General Websites
Here is a list of websites where you can get paid to chat and keep things professional:
*Note– The pay listed below are the rates as advertised on the websites at the time in which I am writing this article.
Pay: You set your own rate, with an average hourly fee of between $15 to $50.
Rent a Friend is exactly what it sounds like. Someone out there will pay you to be their “friend” for a period of time. It’s focused on in-person meet-ups but Rent a Friend also allows you to be a virtual friend so you can talk to people online.
Pro: The company doesn’t take any commission. Which means you get to keep every cent you earn.
Pay: You set your rate.
Premium Chat is a platform for coaches, advisors, and influencers working in various fields. It’s an app that allows you to get paid to chat with people by answering questions from their audience.
Signing up is easy, takes three minutes, and there are no setup costs or monthly fees.
Pay: You set your rate.
Fiverr is a website that offers freelancers a platform to make money from the skills they possess.
If talking and chatting is your thing, all you have to do is set up a gig on the website and wait for people to “buy” it.
Amazon is a major company that hires people to chat with customers. They regularly employ chat support representatives to deal with questions from customers.
As a customer service agent, you’ll mostly be chatting with consumers to cater to their shopping queries and needs.
Tip: Amazon does a lot of their hiring the coming months before and during the holiday season.
Pay: Between $7.50 and $20 per hour.
If you are looking to get paid by chatting, LiveWorld is one of the companies out there that will pay you good money to do so.
As a customer service agent for LiveWorld, your tasks will include social media moderation, customer service, engagement, and monitoring.
Note: They are known to offer benefits like time-off, health insurance and even a 401(k).
Pay: between $10 and $12 per hour.
Accolade Support is a firm hired by other companies seeking to outsource the services of a call center. You can work remotely from any location and are assigned tasks that fall under customer or technical assistance.
Pay: between $5 and $30 for every accepted answer.
JustAnswer is a unique platform where various professionals like doctors, lawyers, engineers, business professionals, etc. ask live operators professional queries.
If you’re good at research, this is the job for you. All you have to do is respond to their questions and ensure they’re well researched and phrased.
Pay: $10 per hour
Requirements: Undergo training, full time agents are required to work 35 to 40 hours a week and must be able to type 80 WPM (Word Per Minute).
Just like Accolade Support, The Chat Shop provides companies or websites with chat agents. Chat agents typically work as customer service, sales, and tech support agents.
Get Paid To Chat : Flirty Websites
Alrighty, now that we’ve covered websites that will pay you to chat online professionally, here is a list of (risqué) websites where you can get paid to talk to strangers.
You’ll notice a lot of these websites allow you to make money by talking to guys online. Remember, you’re in control of how you want to communicate, whether it be via live chat, phone, webcam or all of the above.
You get to decide your means of communication and the level in which your conversation progresses.
Pay: $2 for every chat time minute.
Chat Recruit is a website where men chat with women for a fee. If you want to get paid to chat with someone, and set your own hours without committing full-time, this is the website for you.
They offer chat and webcam services.
Pay: Varies based on services.
On Phrendly, you can get paid to talk to strangers online by flirting with clients worldwide. They do not allow explicit content but you’re allowed to chat with clients at an adult level.
You earn money on Phrendly when users “share a drink” with you. Each drink is worth $10 and accounts for 8 minutes. Texting is about $0.35 per chat if you reply within 24 hours.
Note: Phrendly takes 30% commission.
Pay: You set your own rate per message
On MyGirlFund, you can make money by talking to guys online by hosting live shows, calls and texts.
They allow you to share your photos and videos on the platform as long as you’re comfortable with it.
Pay: Varies based on the duration of the chat.
FlirtBucks pays you to flirt online. The payment plan depends on the amount of time you’ve been a member on the website.
As a new user, you make 5 cents per minute of texting and 30 cents per video call. You earn more on FlirtBucks the longer you’re a user.
A “promotion” and raise in rates is given after the first three months, followed by another after six months. By then you’ll be earning 15 cents per minute of texting and 50 cents per minute of video call.
Pay: $300 a week.
Based in the UK, Adult Chat Jobs pays you to chat with adults and reply to messages within their platform as an admin for a fee.
On this platform, you don’t have to reveal your real identity and are able to build a persona of sorts.
Tips on staying safe when you are getting paid to chat
There are a lot of ways you can get paid to talk to people online, be it professionally or not, but the most important thing is your safety.
Here are some tips on safety while you earn money by chatting online professionally or otherwise:
- Never reveal your personal information
- Never divulge your real location
- Use a pseudonym or a nickname that doesn’t give away your real name
- Sign up with a platform that lets you choose which service you’re comfortable providing.
Some platforms allow you to choose how you communicate and some won’t. Make sure you’re aware of the services you are required to provide before signing up and check to see what you’re comfortable with.
- Don’t do anything you aren’t comfortable with
It’s your choice what you do and you can draw the line wherever you please
- Read the terms and conditions of your employment.
In most cases, you’ll be working from home with your own equipment. If you’re uncomfortable with companies having access to your IP address, SSN, microphone or webcam, read the fine print to be sure what information you’ll be giving them access to.
There are plenty of ways to make money chatting, but not all of the companies are reliable, that’s why I’ve compiled a list of companies that are both trustworthy and reliable in terms of payment and safe keeping of your information.
Also bear in mind that you’ll be dealing with people from all over the world and some of them might be disgruntled customers.Don’t let the grumpy customers get to you. Keep your cool and follow company protocol.
Remember: stay calm, safe, and always make sure your well being is a priority.
There you have it folks, how you can get paid to chat online.
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