If you've got a smartphone, why not make it pay its own way? These 9 ways to make money with your phone can help you defray the cost of that expensive cell phone plan. You may make even more than that, but keep in mind you won't get rich using these money-making apps.
The types of apps run the gamut from microlabor task sites to social media advertising to rewards programs. (They all work on iPhones and some on other smartphones.) Depending on your location and lifestyle, some will work better for you than others, so before you sign up read about the possible pitfalls of these apps to find the ones that will make the most money with the least effort.