Amazon Mechanical Turk is a new crowdsourcing work program which claims that it gives businesses access to a diverse, on demand workforce and provides people with a work from home opportunity.
Crowdsourcing is a type of work where businesses post small, but important, tasks that can be easily and quickly completed by humans more accurately than they would be by a computer system.
Amazon says that signing up for their crowdsourcing forum is completely free, and only takes a few minutes. And each time you complete a task, the money will automatically put into your Amazon Payment account.
How Does It Work?
Amazon Mechanical Turk refers to their tasks as