The phrase, ‘Make Money Online’ is no longer a new thing in the world today. But in Nigeria when most people hear such phrase, what comes to their mind is scam, fraud and the likes. Most people think that the only way to make money online in Nigeria is by scamming people and indulging in fraudulent activities. The internet has so much paved way for people to make real money online without stress or hassle. In this article, I will be revealing to you ways you can make money online in Nigeria without involving yourself in any fraudulent acts.
Making money online is for every category of persons in our country today. Whether you are a full-time worker, part-time worker, student, job-seeker etc, you can be making money online without stress. The only thing needed from your part is an internet connection, laptop, phone and a few hours of your time. That’s just it. Are you interested in making cool cash online in Nigeria? Then keep reading as I have taken time to reveal the secrets of making money online in Nigeria.
1. Make money from e-book
Do you have the gift of writing books? Then this is a great opportunity for you to make a huge amount of money from what you do. You can write electronic books (e-books) and market it and make cool cash online. If you are able to write interesting books, you can publish them on sites like Amazon.com or Okadabooks. Once people download your e-books, you get paid for it.
How do I go about this? To start writing and publishing your e-books, you need to first come up with an interesting topic. The contents of your e-book should be such that is capable of helping the reader in one way or the other. You can write tutorial e-books, motivational e-books, short stories etc. depending on what you are good at. Start writing the e-book in word processing application like Microsoft Office Word or Google Docs, after doing that, export or save the content as Portable Device Format (PDF). Before publishing your e-book, do well to proof-read it. You can hire someone to help you in proof-reading and editing of the content.
Once you are done with the editing of the content, you should design an e-book cover in other to make it attractive for people to buy. Once you are done with all these, you are good to go. Publish your e-book on any of those platforms I stated earlier on. You can also google more platforms where you can sell your e-book. This is one cool way to make money online in Nigeria. Do not spend your time doing nothing about the writing skill you have. Monetize it and you will surely be glad you did.
This is one of the popular ways of making money online in Nigeria. If you have useful contents to share with your audience frequently, then this is one opportunity you should not wave aside. Once you have a blogging platform, you can share useful information or products and make money from it.
Before delving into blogging, you need to choose a niche to be updating your audience with. We have different niches like technology, entertainment, news, politics, health tips, motivational tips, relationship, phone reviews etc.
We have two popular platforms where you can create and design your blog. These platforms are Blogger and WordPress. For blogger platform, you just need to buy a domain name like www.myfirstblog.com while WordPress, you will need to purchase a domain and host which will be the engine house of the blog.
How do I make money after all these? You can make money from your blog through advertising companies like Google Adsense, Content.ad, Revcontent, Taboola, Chitika etc. once you apply on any of those platforms and you get approved, you can then place their adverts on your blog and if visitors click on the adverts, you get paid for it.
You can also make money from your blog through a sponsored post. Here, people come to you for them to share their information or products on your blog; you can then charge them for that. You can also make money from your blog by selling your products or premium contents to your visitors.
The truth is that blogging can go a long way to making you a millionaire in a few months if only you are determined, consistent and passionate. Take a look at Jide Ogunsanya, Lindaikeji, Darren Rowse etc.
3. Professional Services
One of the ways to make money online in Nigeria is offering professional services to people online. Professional services like freelancing can go a long way in turning your skill to millions of naira. Freelancing has become so popular in Nigeria, you can choose the time your work and you can work right from the comfort of your home. You can also choose projects that best match your skill. Freelancing projects like article writing, copywriting, data processing work, graphic design work, website design work, email marketing, search engine optimization services etc. some of the freelancing sites you can join include, Fiverr, Freelancer.com, Odesk, Seoclerk, Findworka.
4. Online Surveys
This is one legit and cool way to make money online in Nigeria. This is suitable for any category of persons and you can work any time of the day.
Here, big multinational research companies test new products and need the customer’s review and suggestion. To do this, members are requested to fill a survey which you are paid for. To take advantage of this, you need to register on some of the online survey sites like Survey Junkie, Vindale Research and the recent one Facebook research program by utest.
You can become a vlogger and make cool cash publishing videos on Youtube. You just need your phone, laptop, camera and internet connection. You will agree with me that millions of Nigerians watch videos on youtube. Youtube has made it easier for people to learn one skill or the other that has been published by vloggers. If you are talented in making quality, interesting and educating videos, then you need to monetize this talent by setting up a youtube channel.
One of the ways to make money online in Nigeria is by becoming an online virtual tutor. Here, you can share your knowledge or skills with people on platforms like Udemy, Skype etc. in this case; you will have direct contact with your students. You can fully make money from this
7. Online housing agent
You can make money online by becoming an online housing agent. Here, you look out for properties that are up for rent or sale and then post it online. So here, you are acting as an agent. Some of the popular websites where you can act as property agent are Tolet, Jumia House, Private Property etc. Just go to any of these sites and register as an agent and then starting listing out property and make money as an agent from every sale made.
8. Sell Online
Do you know that you can make money online by selling physical products on e-commerce websites like Jiji, Jumia, PayPorte, Konga etc. when you display your products on these sites, it gets exposed to a large number of people who are interested in buying the products listed. You can also create your own e-commerce website where you sell your products. Alternatively, if you have a very large audience on Instagram, you can make money from them by displaying your products for them to purchase.
9. Affiliate Marketing
An affiliate is someone who sells a product on behalf of someone else or a company and gets some commission for every sale made. You can become an affiliate to some big companies like Jumia, Konga, Aliexpress, Amazon etc. once you apply, you can start advertising the products on your social media timeline, blog websites etc and get a commission from any product you sell.
The fact remains that these are big opportunities for you to be making money online in Nigeria. You can start making money right now from any of the listed opportunities above and if you have a question, kindly drop a comment and I will do well to attend to it. Please don’t forget to make use of the share button.
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