The 24-hours we are blessed with a day is enough to run our daily activities and we’ll find some spare time to rest. In this vein, we can do some things that will help fetch money in our spare time and one of these numerous things are online businesses.
When you indulge in these businesses it could be online or offline, either ways you get to do them from home or at your comfy zone. You can money online by doing one or many of the following things:
1. Online Surveys
This business is most lucrative for students. They help fill out online surveys in their spare time. This job is being dished out by research companies, they recruit new members to help them answer surveys and test new products. You can make up to $5 dollars by doing some surveys for these companies.
2. Receiving Payment For Searching The Web
This is the easiest way to make money online. Sites like Qmee.com rewards you for searching in Google, Yahoo or Bing. All you have to do is install a simple add-on to your browser and when you surf the net there may be a few sponsored results alongside your normal search.
3. Online Market Trading
You can now invest in stock markets and currencies with the help of online market trading platforms. You don’t have to own a multi-million company or yacht to be able to indulge in stock market. You can do it from the corner of your bedroom.
4. Start Your Own Website
Are you interested in generating passive income? You need to own a website. This is the best way to make money while sleeping.
5. Gigs on Fiverr
You can make as low as $5 dollars on every service you deliver. It does not take time, its easy to handle and very lucrative even for someone who has a full time job and students.
According to Research, Fiverr is now the world’s largest marketplace for people to make money selling small services (known as ‘gigs’). What you offer could be absolutely anything, from writing and translating, social media posting, playing pranks and teaching to creating music, voiceovers and short video clips for people all around the world!
6. You Can Review Music For Money
If you are a music lover. You can review unsigned names and artistes online for cash. You can do it on slicethepie.com. first thing you need to do is build a good reputation so they can give you music to review.
7. Buy and sell domain names
You can purchase domain names and sell to other people in need of a domain. Domain name is a website address. You can sell it to an impending website owner or an already existed website owner, who just needs an extension.
Perhaps you enjoy writing, managing Facebook pages or doing a little bit of graphic design in your spare time. There are so many freelance jobs out there that require simple skills or just time that someone else might not have.
And the best thing about freelancing is that you can work for clients in Nigeria and around the world with just an internet connection from home, to your own hours whilst developing valuable skills.
9. Owning a YouTube Channel
You can create a Youtube channel and start your video logging, you can decide to do tutorials on make-up, making dishes, making hair, tying gele and a host of other things. The likes of Toke Makinwa, The big brother Niger Uriel and a host of others are into video-logging.
According to recent statistics, people now watch more videos on YouTube than searches on Google. And with the recently introduced YouTube Partner Program you can now profit from making and uploading videos. You will receive a percentage of the advertising revenue collected per 1,000 views.
Depending on how successful you are (virality, subscriber base and topic) you can make a lot of money, and there are plenty of stories every week of more and more YouTubers making it their career.
10. Multi-Level Marketing (MLM)
Also known as Network Marketing, this is a business model that allows you to generate ongoing income in two ways: by making a commission selling products and by recruiting other members who go on to sell. The later allows you to make money from the sales made by those you have recruited.
Unlike ponzi, it’s not a ‘get rich quick’ scheme. You will have to work I’m afraid! However with the growth of social media, network marketing is becoming easier and lots of people are now making a decent living from it.