Appen is a website that gives you a variety of job opportunities you can apply to in order to earn income. Here, you can earn depending on the type of job that you will qualify in. It can be part-time, full-time, or just microtasks that you can finish within a few minutes. These are like the one-time projects that you can finish in one sitting. Appen is very popular when it comes to giving Social Media Evaluator tasks, so this is what we’re going to talk about in this article.
Finding a Job at Appen
First, go to their website by clicking this link. Then hover your mouse over to the top-right of the website that says “Contact Us”. It should give you the option to find “Flexible Jobs”, that what you should click to see the available jobs they can offer you.
They have four job category to offer to those who are looking for job opportunities. I tried to apply as Rater but still haven’t gotten any response from them. I also applied in one of the jobs in Language Jobs but didn’t pass. In Micro Tasks, I was able to finish 1 task. The only category I have no knowledge about and have not tried yet is the Corporate jobs. Today, we’ll mainly focus on Language Jobs.
Proof of Payment
They have two options to receive your earnings. What I can suggest, if you did a long-term project, it is recommended to use Payoneer. While if it’s just a short-term project, go with PayPal.
Here, we have a proof of payment from Appen that was sent to our Payoneer. By the way, this proof of payment is from one of our contributor who was able to finish tasks here at Appen.
The payment is amounting $59.87 as Social Media Evaluator from Appen.
After clicking the Language Jobs category, you will see the available job listings they have for you. You have the option to filter the jobs that will be displayed according to your preference of location. Here, I filter it to show only jobs available in the Philippines.
Here, we will click on the job posting for Social Media Evaluator. This is where our contributor applied to and got hired. Let’s see more about the job.
Do you love social media and want to influence how we interact with this technology? This is one of the overviews they have for Social Media Evaluator work.
Check the whole job for you to see if you fit for this position.
What’s nice about this job is, though it has a time requirement of up to 20 hours per week, it is highly flexible. Meaning, you can do it on your own schedule, you have control of your time. You can do it in your free time. There’s just a login-logout time. The usual position requires 1 to 4 hours of work per day, 5-7 days a week.
You should also check if these qualifications apply to you. You should be living in the Philippines, so for those who are abroad, you can’t join here. Even if you’re from the Philippines if you’re abroad, you won’t be able to work for this position. You also need a computer with soundcard speakers or access to a smartphone that is less than 3 years old
Let's give a sample task...
This task that I got was from Microtask category, but it is related to being a Social Media Evaluator.
First, they asked me to log in to my Facebook account. Don’t worry, they will not ask for any of your login credentials. Just login to your account.
I can’t tell you the exact same scenario due to confidentiality, but they asked me to search for something and see what the results are.
We are helping the search AI to see if it gives us the result that we should get by searching a keyword. I did that for 15 minutes only.
What’s nice in Appen is you can set your availability, the hours that you are available. You’ll just drag that. If you’re only available 5hrs per week, then 5 hours. If you want to work 30 to 35 hours per week, then you can set it.
You can also see that there was 2 project that was assigned to me in total and that the Reserved Hours Total is what I already took. But it did not really take one hour, but I think it’s automatically considered 1 hour by Appen.
Now, if you have reviewed the job already and think that you’re ready to apply for the job, just click the tab that says “Apply for this job online” and follow along the process. Just wait for an e-mail confirmation that you were qualified and start earning from Appen.