If you have searched for long how to make money online in Nigeria, that is why we’ve put together this list. Just read through this article and you’ll find the appropriate one that will work for you. We’ll keep adding new ways to this page so go ahead and bookmark it. And please do share your own ideas in the comments!
- Build A Blog
One of the very popular ways to make money online is to blog. You will probably have heard of the likes of Linda Ikeji or Stella Dimoko. If you have not heard about them, there are probably one of the biggest bloggers in Nigeria.
You have to build your blog to the point where you have a lot of real readers or traffic on your blog. This could be difficult and takes a lot of work. However, once you reach a certain point the money will come.
How do you make money through blogging.
You can make money on your blog through advertisement, by putting Google Adsense or a local equivalent Twinpine Ads. The more traffic you get the more money you will make based on the number of people who see these ads.
- Upload Videos on Youtube
Apart from creating a blog, you can create video content and upload on youtube. You can create viral comedy or educational videos and make money from views.
With the YouTube Partner Program you can make profits from uploading your videos on youtube. You will receive a percentage of the advertising revenue collected per 1,000 views.
- Write And Sell An Ebook
If you are a good writer, you can consider writing an ebook. This is a great source of passive income, however, it requires a large amount of effort at the outset before you start making money.
Your ebook can be sold through Okadabooks or on international platforms such as Apple’s iTunes Connect or Amazon’s Kindle program.
- Create An App
Creating an app is far more technical. You really need to have the right app-development skills to be able to pull this off. If a lot of people get to download and use your app, you can make money from advertisement, subscription plan or in-app purchases.
- Sell Audiobooks With Audible
Recently, audiobooks have been growing in popularity more than digital-ebook. This is because people are finding its less stressful when learning technical subjects using audio or visual contents. However, start with an ebook first and then turn your ebook into an audiobook through a platform like Audible’s ACX platform.
- Review websites & apps for cash
You can also make money by reviewing website or apps for cash. UserTesting.com is a platform that allows everyday people to review all kinds of websites and make money. A typical review takes around 20 minutes and bags you $10 (£6.50) via Paypal.
- Work as a remote freelancer
There are various platform that connects freelancer to people looking for their services e.g as a graphics designer, programmer, data analyst. Examples of such platform include Mechanical Turk, Fiverr, Upwork.
Working as a freelancer might have a difficult begineer as you will have to build profile as a tested and trusted professional. Therefore sourcing for work in one of these highly-competitive platforms will be difficult. Find the most successful people in your niche and try to model your approach and online profile after theirs.
There are many other creative ways to make money online in Nigeria. With any luck you’ll be smiling to the bank! Please feel free to share your own ideas by leaving a comment below.