Need a little extra cash; look no further than your cell phone, including Gigwalk

CLEVELAND - It sounds too good to be true. A smart phone or tablet can actually earn you money. A 5 On Your Side Consumer investigation found apps promising to pay. So we put the claims to the test.

Jamie Lambert is a busy mom always looking to make money for her family, so she downloaded some apps that pay  and went to work.

How did she do it? Pretty simple, she found a "gig" in her area. These are often small jobs that involve checking product displays and pricing in local stores. She accepted the "gig" and off she went with her small daughter in tow.

On Your Side Consumer Advocate Jenn Strathman also downloaded some of the apps that claim to pay.

Find out if these money making apps work, plus how much money Jamie and Jenn made coming up tonight on NewsChannel5 at 11.

In the meantime, want to know more about these apps and others that offer pay?  Here's a look at 10 of them including Gigwalk and Field Agent.

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