See the Best 20 Ways on How to make Money Online in 2018

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See the Best 20 Ways on How to
make Money Online in 2018

1.Start a Social Media and Forum

Don’t be afraid, just like Facebook, Twitter or Google+, you can start your own social media network here in Nigeria.

A social media network is a site that allows individuals to signup, interact with other peoples, share their knowledge and make new friends.
It doesn’t have to be as big as Facebook. You can even start small like a forum. Few people who start forum in Nigeria are now making it big. Forum grows on it’s own because it’s the users that generate contents to make the site busy.

Example of top forums in Nigeria are Nairaland , Jackobian, Guruslodge and more. They make a lot of money each day from their forums through advertising, Google AdSense and email marketing. It’s not hard to start a social media or forum.

All you need to do is find a good niche , buy a social media scripts and install. There is a cheap WordPress Hosting from Bluehost that you can buy and start this business now.
Now, do the needed marketing strategies to promote your forum to get more users. People will come to advertise on your forum. You can use it to make money from Google AdSense or affiliate marketing.

2. Start Video Streaming Website

Watching videos online is becoming more popular now in Nigeria.

No wonder why YouTube is now the 2nd largest search engine in the whole world after the Big G. Video streaming websites is one of the best way to make money online in Nigeria.
Do you know that over 500k people search for Nollywood films online every month? You can collaborate with movie marketers to stream high quality HD Nollywood movies to your views.

You can make money from subscription,
paid download,
Google AdSense,
Affiliate marketing and
direct ads space sales.

Few people who started video streaming sites in Nigeria are , , IrokoTV , IbakaTV , and more. They also create video channel on Youtube. They are making it big online. It’s not difficult to start a video streaming website. There are ready made video streaming script you can buy a cheap WordPress Hosting from Godaddy and install on your site. They are fairly cheap compared to the amount you will be making when it goes life.

3. Start an Online Store

Think and grow big. Online stores is currently growing in popularity in Nigeria. People now buys anything at the comfort of their home. Not that they are lazy, but it’s just fun to shop from home and get your product delivered right to your door. The pay on delivery system makes online shopping more popular. Buyers are not afraid of scam since they will only pay when the product are being delivered to them. Wow! that is why Konga and Jumia rocks in Nigeria. In just three years Konga online store is now valued as a multi billion dollar business.

Currently, you can virtually sell anything online; ranging from digital product like eBooks, software, apps to physical products like electronics, phones, apparels, food products and more. It’s becoming more easy to start your own online store. In fact, you can start online store at any level. If you want to start in a large scale, you can use the services like Magento or Bigcommerce .
Bigcommerce makes it easy to sell online. You get a website, shopping cart, SEO, design, hosting and more. Try it for free! This is where big shops that Konga and Jumia built their online store.

Read Also: How to create online store

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4. Start Affiliate Shop

Just like online store, you can build a fully affiliate shop and make more money from affiliate sales commission. This is rare but few people uses it to make money online. Affiliate shop is just like an online store.
The different is that you are not fully involve in the product sales and delivery.
Once the reader clicks on the “Buy Button”, they will be redirected to the merchant’s shop. Once they user buys anything from they, you will be paid a sales commission.
This is a new idea to make money online in Nigeria.
All the links from the buy now buttons goes to Konga and Jumia shops. It’s not difficult to create your online affiliate shop. I can help you create a beautiful one at an affordable price

Read more on how to start affiliate shop and make money here.

5. Start Entertainment Blog

This is rocking! Infact, 60% of Nigerians who visits internet everyday are reading entertainment blogs. They are actually interested in celebrity gossips, celebrity net worth, celebrity news and more.

So, if you are passionate about entertainment, start a blog on it and you will never regret. There are many entertainment blogs in Nigeria.

Notable ones are Linda Ikaji’s Blog , , Bellanaija, Pulse.Ng, Jamb result and more.
They churn out thousands on dollars from Google AdSense and big advertising contracts.
This is the easiest online business idea to start.

But you have to be careful because there is a lot of competition in the niche. Notwithstanding, you can still make it big if you have a working strategy.

Most of the working strategies are, getting a very cheap cheap WordPress Hosting from Bluehost or Godaddy and install compelling entertainment website template and advertising. You can then build your readership base and become a household brand.

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8. Start a Free Classified Website

Free classified website is a new commerce strategy of rocking the web. Its like and directory or a storefront that allows users to list their products or services with their contact details.

Most of the free classified websites rank well in Google and allows users to contact the person who listed the product or services directly. You too can create your own free classified website now.

There are many popular free classified websites in Nigeria. Notable ones are, OLX,, mobofree,,, and more.

They are really rocking the web and their popularity grows with time. Here you don’t waste time to write articles unless you have a blog section. Contents are generated by users to make up their list.

There are limitless sources of income for free classified websites. The key-players make money from direct sales of ads space, sponsored listing, affiliate listings, Google AdSense and more.

Free classified website is one of the way to make money online in Nigeria.


9. Start a Tech Blog

Tech blogs covers a lot of niches. It’s a very large niches with sub niches in between. You can focus on recent technology trends, news updates as well as tech tips and tricks.

Just like DIY blogs, tech blog command huge amount of web traffic every month.

You can choose to write on latest smarphones, android aps, windows, ios and more. Anything you can write on any of these topics can bring in money because they are physical and digital product to sell of promote.

Key players in this niche in Nigeria are,,,, and more.

I love this niche so much because you will also have what to write on at any time. There is money in the niche too. many successful bloggers who own tech blogs make money from affiliate sales.

The owner of NaijatechGuide – Pascal Okafor was the first affiliate marketer to make N1,000,000 from Konga Affiliate.  Others like Techcabal also make money from subscription, eBooks sales, Google AdSense, direct sales space ads and more.

If you are passionate about making money online in Nigeria, think of starting a tech niche blog. You can actually start it with a very little budget.

All you need a domain with a nice tech related name, a fast web hosting account and a premium tech theme and you are good to go.


10. Start Music Download Website

Do you know that over 10,000 musics are being downloaded every day? This is true. Nigerian music is very popular both in Nigeria and abroad.

In fact, from my niche research, I discovered that over 200k people search for keywords related to “nigerian music download”.

So, it means that you can make huge amount of money online if you have a music download website here in Nigeria.

This is a hidden business and few people who do it are enjoying along because there is less competition in this niche. See the like of,,, Naijabambam.comand more.

They make serious money online via paid download, Paid music listings, direct ads space sales, Google AdSense, membership subscriptionand more.

It’s quite easy to start music download websites. You don’t need to write much articles. All you need are music files, a nice domain name, a very fast web hosting and a premium music pro theme and you are ready to start.

Be consistence and list both new and old musics on your website. Also, categories it very well in terms of music genre and sources

11. Start a Food Blog

Do you want to get high numbers of readers from the US and Europe? if yes, open a food blog and publish how to prepare popular Nigeria dishes.

Nigerian Food blogs enjoys high readership from the US and UK. many people out there are looking for ways to try out Nigerian recipes considering it’s nutritional benefits. So, don’t be left out especially if you know how to cook.

No matter the competition, cooking tips cannot be exhausted. If you are smart enough, you can even bring out new Nigerian food recipes and stun your readers.

The key players in this niche are,,, kscuisine.comand few more… They basically make money from sales of new recipes, affiliate marketing, Sales of Cookbooks, Google AdSense, Direct Ads space sales and more.

It’s also easy to start a food blog. All you need is knowledge on how to prepare common Nigerian foods. If you have this, go ahead to find a niche domain name, but cheap but fast web hosting. You can use a free theme for this. Although you can twist your blog up with premium food theme if you have little money.

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11. Start Real Estate Property Website

Real estate will still rock in a highly dynamic country like Nigeria. Currently we are experiencing the emergence of new cities, rapid movement of individuals between one place to another within the country.

This trend has triggered a lot of online business opportunities. One of which is real estate website.

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Real estate websites are where properties are listed for sale, lease or rent. This is an age long business that will never fade.

So, you can make more money online if you create a real estate website and list the properties (rooms, flats, warehouses) around you.

You can even develop a larger real estate search engine to the capacity of covering the whole city like Lagos. This means money if you can succeed.

Notable real estate players are,,,,, www.nigerianpropertymarket.comand many more others.

They make serious money from private premium listings, direct sales agency commission, sales of ads space, subscription services as well as AdSense.

Do you want to make money online? If yes, learn hoe to do it here. It’s really easy to start a real estate website here in Nigeria. Note that you will do a lot of foot-walk and contacts to discover properties that are available for  sale, rent or lease.

Simply get a nice property domain name, buy a cheap but fast web hosting, buy a premium real estate theme and start your real estate website.


12. Start Online Booking Website

Do you want to make money online in Nigeria? If yes, consider creating an online booking website. It’s currently rocking.

A booking website is a place where users book for hotels reservation, holiday booking, flight tickets, cinemas, events, car rent and more.

Online booking collaborates with related businesses such as hotels, airlines companies, cinemas, and even managers to get customers into the reservation list.

There is money in this business because, you don’t only make high sales commission but through premium contracts.

There are few online booking websites in Nigeria. Most of them are traveling agents. Notable ones are,,, nigeria.toand more.

Their work is not just booking and reservation. Like I said, most of them work directly with their merchants and act as visa processing and travel agents. There are many ways that the key players make money from online booking sites.

They make money from their clients in the form of processing fees. They also make money from sales commission from their merchants.

Others ways to make money online from booking website is premium services like visa processing, tour guide as well as premium listings. Other ways are sales of ads spaces, affiliate marketing and Google AdSense.

It’s quite easy to start a booking website here in Nigeria. All you need is a nice domain name, cheap but fast web hosting account and a premium booking theme and you are ready to start. Do your homework and strategies to succeed.


13. Make Money Online as  Freelance Worker

Just like normal life, you can do so many thing to many people on the internet and they pay you. There are quite a number of things you can do. In fact the list is endless. You can write articles online, you can design for someone online and so on.

There are quite a number of websites that you can do this too. A typical example that most Nigerians use are and Both of them pays via Payoneer.

There are quite a number of jobs there. I have few friend who are currently making as much as $50 per day. This is not a big money but it’s enough to wait for the bigger one.

Apart from patronizing the services of freelance websites, you can start your own freelance site. It’s easy to create your won freelance website.

All you need it to get a nice domain name, buy a fast web hosting and get a premium freelance themes to set up your freelance websites.

Here, you can offer many types of direct services to many people who need them. What you will offer depend on what you know. A typical example is myself. I make reasonable of money from the services I offer in the hire me page.

So, if you want to make money online, you can work as a freelance worker by using the strategies I mentioned above. You have to be experienced to succeed.


14. Make Money from YouTube in Nigeria

Do you know that you can make huge amount of money by uploading videos to YouTube and monetizing them? Yes, this is quit true and it’s called vBlogging or Video blogging on YouTube.

Many youtubers who starting vBlogging are now becoming YouTube stars with millions of subscribers.

You don’t need to be a super model to start a YouTube channel. Besides, there are a lot of things to use as content ideas that will interest your viewers.

There are various ways to make money from YouTube. One of it is directly through Google AdSense. Others are indirect ways as a result of direct traffic from your YouTube channel.

You can make money from affiliate product review blog, you can use YouTube to increase your web site or blog traffic which may eventually lead to to AdSense earnings on your blog, more sales, more direct services and more money.

YouTube is a super tool that no one should underestimate. It’s currently the 2nd largest search engine in the world. You can start YouTube channel with jus6t you Google account.

To make money from YouTube, you have to upload only original videos and monetize it. You also need a good camera to capture good videos.


Those are the major ways you can use to make money online in Nigeria. Just because of you, I have added more 5 bonus points to enhance your information reach.

Why I call it bonus is that, you need to have an audience (like a blog)before you can benefit from implementing them. These are;

15. Information marketing: As simple as the name implies, information marketing is a direct sales of information to someone who needs them.

These information can be in the form of eBook, software, video or podcast. No matter the form, it’s required to solve the buyers problem and put money into the sellers pocket.

If you are selling information products directly on your website or blog, its advisable to buy and use SSL certification6 to promote trust.

16. Affiliate marketing: Affiliate marketing is a commission based referral marketing system. It’s simple, you refer someone to buy what they already need and your make money from sales commission. You need a blog to do this.

17. Website and Domain Flipping Business: This is about developing a site or domain name and selling it to other people. I do this a lot

18. Bulk SMS Websites: Bulk sms websites is where users can signup, make payment online and send bulk sms to many numbers of recipients. It’s one of the way to make money online.

You will need to buy a very fast web hosting, install Joomla and buy SMS delivery system on it and you are ready to launch your bulk sms portal.

19. Google AdSense: This is not by best way to make money online but the money do helps. Some months, I do see up to $1,500 or more. You need a serious web traffic at least 5,000 page to make tangible money online.

 20. Commission Junction: This is my favorite when it comes to internet income stream. It’s easy to start commission junction. To make money from commission junction, you have to get a well targeted traffic and an email list. Watch the video below on how to get started with commission junction.

Your Turn…

I have reveled the best 20 ways on how to make money online in Nigeria for you. It’s now your turn to take action if you want to achieve it. If you are just starting out, I recommend you buy a very cheap but fast web hosting. See reasons here. 

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