Offerpal Media Helps You Game In Exchange for a Bit of Work

Thu, Feb 11, 2010

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Offerpal Media has created a new way for users to enhance their social gaming experience for “free,” after users complete a certain amount of tasks that others require to be done.

Users can browse through Amazon Mechanical Turk to find listings for short jobs that others need completed, with jobs ranging from categorizing websites, rating search results, proofreading web content, tagging photos and more – all fairly basic tasks that are more time-consuming than they are challenging.

In exchange, users receive credit on their Offerpal Tasks card, which is a credit card of sorts that can be used to buy virtual goods in 2000 websites, apps and games so far, specifically those goods that would normally cost real cash to purchase.

Director of Offerpal marketing Matt McAllister made it clear in an interview with Games Beat that the program is only available to adults (which is important in relation to child labor laws), and that if a user completes tasks on a regular basis, they can earn anywhere from $5-15 per hour or two of work. Whether or not that $5 is worth it or not will be up to you.

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