10 ways to earn between 10k NGN — 50k NGN daily

Transcription services

I did some transcription part time whilst I was in school. You get given a recording (nearly always just audio) of a conversation by the client (this could even be your dad) which then you’ll type up in a consistent format, word for word. You generally get paid per minute of audio, rather than how long it takes you — so initially it may take a bit longer than expected until you get used to it. Typing quickly helps somewhat, but it can’t save you from a bad quality audio source.

WhatsApp Product Marketing / Amplifying

There are people on WhatsApp making between ₦10k — ₦50k posting about products, services, events etc on WhatsApp stories every day.

Do you have second language skills?

Translation is an all at home gig, and pays pretty well (depending on the source language). My team once paid someone 200k NGN to translate a 20 — page document written in English to Yoruba.

Try affiliate marketing

You’ve been seeing this here and there lately right? It’s everywhere! I see all the “how I earned 6 figures in my first month being an affiliate marketer” merchants.

Try Drop-shipping

Have you heard of drop-shipping?

Try writing

Listen, I write for a living. If you’re not ready to treat it like a business, don’t try it.

Photography business

Photography is a very lucrative business. Everyone wants their pictures to come out beautiful and peng, and many don’t have the required skills, so they pay people with the skills to capture moments for them. I don’t know who started the idea of doing photoshoots for birthdays, but it’s a big thing now. And you have people around you celebrating birthdays on a daily basis.

Download for cash

You can literally sell anything as a productised service. And helping people download stuff online is one. I knew someone who was doing this in school.

Coaching / consulting / advising business

This business of providing expert advice to a specific group of people is a lot of money depending on how experienced you are in a particular field (Sex, Relationship/marriage, Business, Accounting, HR, Networking etc) and can offer constructive advice that will help change something, achieve something, attain something or become something.

Become a narrator or voice-over artist

Audio books are an increasingly popular form of entertainment. The convenience factor of smartphones has led to an industry boom. And that’s creating a demand for freelance narrators.

The Bottom Line

While these are some of the ways you can make money online, this list isn’t all-inclusive. If you need to earn more money on the side, remember to think about all the different ways you can earn money with the internet. Even if most of these don’t sound like much fun to you, chances are good that one of these ideas is perfect for your lifestyle and goals.



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Abimbola Lolade

Abimbola Lolade

Brutally honest articles on Marketing and Writing.