Tips | Money Routine
While a lot of these things with very little intervention or setup, there's various ways you can maximize your earnings and keep your devices running smooth!
- Reboot and clean devices regularly to keep everything running smoothly.
- On a rooted Android, Power Schedule and SD Maid can help with this.
- On Windows, look into making Task Scheduler Basic Tasks to do this.
- Set a alarm/reminder to make sure you remember to re-enable all your apps after the auto reboot otherwise you aren't earning anything.
- Also can set a reminder to reboot/clean any devices that it can't be done automatically.
- Use VNC or TeamViewer Host so you can check on your devices while away from them.
- Make sure to cool your devices!
- I learned this the hard way, a few of my Optimus Zone 3 phones were starting to get battery bloat (which could lead to explosions so replace ASAP!)
- I'm just using a standard Box Fan on the same table as the devices but that's probably overkill, try getting a smaller, more energy efficient fan if possible.
- Use lightweight OSes instead of Windows
- Old computers are great for beermoney but the Windows install on it could make it slow or unstable (aka reduced earnings).
- Install CloudReady by Neverware (which is basically Chrome OS for non-Chromebooks), Phoenix or Remix OS (Desktop versions of Android), or a normal Linux distro (Ubuntu, Arch, etc.) as they will likely be faster and more stable
A lot of the beermoney sites only offer Amazon but what do you do with that GC balance (especially if the item you want isn't on Amazon)? Usually you could trade the code before you redeem (subreddits like /r/GCX are good for this) but what if you already redeemed it or just don't want to do an exchange via Reddit?
Purse.io is a cool site where you can either buy things on Amazon with Bitcoin for a discount or fulfill those Bitcoin orders by buying the item for them with your Amazon GC Balance you otherwise wouldn't be using.
It works similarly to those trades I mentioned above, you agree to give up a small percentage of what you spend because you really need the cash instead of GC. So if the person you are buying for asked for a 20% discount on a $50 item, you would pay the $50 to buy the item for them while they give you $40. Even though you do lose some money... if you really needed it, it's still worth it.