How to Make Money During the Elections


Elections are around the corner and campaigns have already started happening. Political parties have started realigning and everyone is really struggling to win. There are not just doing this to get to power. In Nigeria, one of the major goals of entering politics is to make money. You can make money from politics in Nigeria, one way or other other either as a politician, a supporter, social group or a simple business man and there are a lot of ways to do so.

Few months from now, the 2019 General elections will take effect. Have you ever imagined how much this aspiring political office seekers will spend during this campaign and rally period? The money are spent on various projects such as; bill boards, flyers, custom made T-shirts, Rally etc. This is just to make sure that they maintain their popularity and succeed in their political ambition. Here are few ways to make some money:

Custom T-shirt design: T-shirts are commonly used for publicity during election campaigns. Aspirants for public offices have their pictures and names boldly printed on custom T-shirts and then distribute them to people free of charge. If you are looking to make money during the next political election campaigns in your country, then you should consider venturing into a custom T-shirt design business.

Bulk SMS: Since aspirants for public offices will be adopting all means possible to reach out to potential voters, SMS is certainly one of the media through will they will communicate their manifesto to the people. Though the profit per unit SMS may seem meager, you can make millions by sending custom bulk SMS for political office aspirants, since they will be reaching out to several thousands to millions of people.

Social media marketing: Social media is one of the most powerful tools available today for promoting causes and reaching out to a large audience. And this explains why political office aspirants try to exploit social media during election campaigns. If you have a social media profile with a huge followership, or you are a highly skilled social media marketer, then you can make money by helping aspirants spread word of their ambitions.

Graphics design: During election campaigns, virtually all of the publicity done by aspiring public office holders is based on graphics, which means there are usually huge opportunities for creative graphics designers to make more money. If you have strong design skills, then you can also tap from the money thrown around during the period by starting a graphic design business.

Blogging: If you can set up a blog that discusses politics, or especially centers on the elections, then you can make cool cash by helping aspirants with their campaigns. However, to build a popular blog within a short period, you will need strong internet marketing skills, funds for aggressive promotion to attract traffic, and a huge social media following to build the blog upon.

There are a lot of business ideas to explore during this season and make money. Make sure you don’t stay behind this seasonal money generating period.

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Adekemi is a Pastor by calling and Dentist by profession. She is the Co-founder of ‘Komplete Woman’ an organization whose aim is to inspire and mentor young women to discover their purpose early. She is an associate fellow of the Royal commonwealth society. She is passionate about God, writing, poetry and influencing the younger generation to fan the flame of their potential.