Nowadays, you can get paid for just about anything – including sending or receiving texts!

Text-focused jobs are an intriguing opportunity for many people because they offer a way to work from home, can be done on a flexible schedule, and don’t involve phone calls or dealing with other people face-to-face.

However, look for jobs that pay you to text, and you’ll quickly discover that many of them (such as Chat Recruit, Dream Lover, Flirtbucks, and Lip Service) are flirting sites. These sites are legitimate but being a chat hostess might not be a comfortable option for many. The good news is there are still many other legitimate ways to make money via texting.

In particular, here are nine companies that will pay you to text without needing to flirt with strangers.

9 Legit Ways to Get Paid to Text (No Flirting Required).

1. 1Q App

1Q is a popular app