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Make money online with Microworkers.

Updated on September 1, 2012
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What is Microworkers?

Microworkers is a crowd-sourcing website Internet users can earn money from. Users of Microworkers can also post their own "Micro Jobs", and have workers perform them. The tasks on Microworkers usually take no longer than 3 minutes to complete. The money that can be earned from tasks on the site varies. Most of the basic micro jobs average around .30 cents. I've also seen some tasks worth up to $6.00 dollars. Usually the length and difficulty of completing a specific task determines how much workers can be paid.

What are micro jobs?

Micro jobs are the tasks that users on Microworkers can perform. There are a variety of jobs posted on the Microworkers site. They range from: bookmarking sites, performing searches, following Twitter users, visiting blogs and websites, liking Facebook pages, posting links, and voting in contests. Since the jobs are posted by users themselves, the variety of jobs on the site are limitless. For example, if a user of Microworkers has a blog and wants to drive traffic to it, he or she can post a job on the site. After giving instructions for the job and setting the amount to be paid for performance, workers can perform the task and be paid if their work meets the employer requirements. It's no different than many other crowd-sourcing Internet sites. Microworkers has two types of jobs that can be performed by workers. They are the "Basic jobs", and "Hire Me" jobs. Unlike the "Hire Me" jobs, basic jobs can be performed by all workers. I will discuss Hire Me jobs in more detail later.

Requirements for Microworkers.

There aren't many requirements for using Microworkers, but there are a few things that users should be aware of. Microworkers has a system referred to as "Success rate". Success rate only applies to basic jobs. A worker on the site must maintain a Success rate above 75% in order to perform tasks. This motivates workers to pay close attention to the instructions being asked in jobs. It also encourages workers to only accept jobs they feel they are capable of completing. Microworkers also has another system called "Temporary Success rate". Temporary Success rate is a real-time rating used to determine how many jobs a user can accept daily. As workers accept new jobs, this rate will change. Workers can receive either a satisfied, or not satisfied rating after completing a task. These two ratings will determine what a workers Success rate will be. It's important to strive to maintain a high success rating, otherwise your potential on the site will be limited.

Hire Me campaigns.

Microworkers has another program on their site called "Hire Me Jobs". Employers can hire workers of their choice to complete these jobs. Hire me campaigns are usually for the workers on the site who maintain a high success rating. These are workers who are deemed to be reliable at following the instructions listed in jobs, and performing them well. The hire me campaigns are not included in determining a workers Success Rate. Many workers on the site have criticized Hire Me jobs due to their generally low pay. I have seen a few worth a dollar or more, but the majority that I've seen averaged around .10 cents. If you are invited to participate in Hire Me campaigns, it is considered an honor to some.

Payment options.

Users of Microworkers can place a payment request once their account balance has reached a balance over $9.00. Microworkers also changes a 6.50% percent fee for withdrawal. The site pays it's workers through Alertpay and Moneybookers. Paypal was once a payment option, but Microworkers removed it from the site. This angered many users including myself. The very first time a worker requests a payment will require a wait. Microworkers will send the user a PIN number through snail mail. Depending on where you live, it can take up to a month to receive. After receiving the PIN, users can enter it on the site and claim their money. Keep in mind that this only applies to the first withdrawal request. The process goes much faster after this initial request.

My experience with Microworkers.

I have been a member of Microworkers since March of 2011. I found out about Microworkers from an article I read on another site. I feel that joining Microworkers has benefited me greatly. Since joining Microworkers, I have made almost $200 dollars from the site. I mainly do the tasks on the site while I'm just browsing around online. You may think that .30 cents here and there isn't much, but it definitely adds up if you are active. Think about the extra things you can do with an extra $200 dollars for a year. I'm not saying that everyone will make this much money, some may earn even more than this. It just depends on how active you are. I would definitely recommend Microworkers if you are looking for a site to earn spare cash from. In a tough economy I'm sure we all could use some spare cash. Thanks for reading.

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    • prospectboy profile imageAUTHOR

      Bradrick H. 

      6 years ago from Texas

      You're very welcome Kev! What I like about Microworkers is that it doesn't require much time to do tasks on there. Most of the tasks are extremely short, and the cents earned from them adds up quick. Many people on there cash out weekly. If you decided to check it out, let me know what you think of it. Thanks for viewing my friend :)

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      Arren123 

      6 years ago from UK

      Thank you Brad for the info on this site, I will go and take a look, thanks again, voted up and useful :)

    • prospectboy profile imageAUTHOR

      Bradrick H. 

      6 years ago from Texas

      Hello Angela Brummer. Thank you so much for taking out the time to read my hub. I appreciate it a lot. I'm now following you, and look forward to reading your works. Best wishes :)

    • Angela Brummer profile image

      Angela Brummer 

      6 years ago from Lincoln, Nebraska

      Great information! I will share!

    • prospectboy profile imageAUTHOR

      Bradrick H. 

      6 years ago from Texas

      Hello there. I hope you were able to find the answer to your question by now. Thanks for stopping by.

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      About bookmark task 

      6 years ago

      Have anyone please help me that how can i complete the bookmark task and yahoo answers task. Please help me, please. my email is rasine2009@gmail.com

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      How to complete job in Microworkers 

      6 years ago

      1blogs/website+linkto

      2.forumposting

      3.Write an Article

    • prospectboy profile imageAUTHOR

      Bradrick H. 

      6 years ago from Texas

      @EyesStraightAhead, Your welcome! Thanks for reading. Yes there are many scams out there, but there are also some legit ones as well. We just gotta do our research. Thanks again.

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      Shell Vera 

      6 years ago from Connecticut, USA

      Thank you for sharing. There are so many scams out there it is nice to hear there are some true sites too.

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