People do ask me this question, what do i usually do that make my business productive?
My answer are always straight forward which is learning new skills.
Skills are the expertise or talent needed to execute a task or job. They are different types of skills that can help you succeed in all aspects of life whether its school, work, sport, finance, business or even hobby.
In this article i will share four skills that can easily fetch you money in 2019 and beyond.
Note: These best money making skills I’m about to reveal to you are strictly online, consider the fact that you spend a lot on browsing data, uploading photos and chatting on social media which apparently does not put money into your pocket.
Aren’t you tired of wasting your money for nothing, it’s high time you start making money with your time and resources put together, not as if it’s an easy adventure you’re about to embark on, but with time, courage, resilience, hard-work and consistency you will surely crack the code.
If I can do it, you surely can. I have not promised that you’re going to make millions overnight, but you will surely make enough money to take of care your bills, that I know for sure.
Without much i do, let’s dive in.
Best money making skills for every Nigerian Youth in 2019:
Freelancing is the process of rendering services online ranging from:
- Writing blog contents
- Ghost writing
- Web and graphic designs
- Software developing etc
Depending on the skill that interests you, majority will prefer writing job, however you will need to be very good in writing to fit in to this category. You could be contacted to write for blogs being that most webmasters are always too busy to write their blog contents.
You will get hired as well be paid, but you will need to prove that you’re good and suitable for it. I will advise you should learn basic on page search engine optimisation strategies (SEO). This will give you an edge over competitors. Your ability to write search engine optimised contents is a huge plus.
Ghost writing is not far from blog contents, just that it might not be published on a blog, it could be for magazines and journals, not excluding blogs. The only difference is that your contract with the contractor ends the moment you deliver the job. It will be published without credit of any kind given to you or being mentioned as the writer.
If you have flare for technology and graphics, web and graphic design could be your ice point, people, big brands and organisations will contact you for a gig, your ability to show a social prove will land you jobs in freelancing.
If reading and editing is your thing, publishers will hunt for you to edit their works. To measure in this category, you must be good in English, ability to identify wrong use of words and grammatical errors is your best and strongest point. These are best money making skills you should equip yourself with.
How to get hired for freelance services
To get hired for any of the above services, you may have to register with freelancing websites, a number of them have been very helpful as they accept and pay Nigerians, kindly check and sign up with;
I strongly recommend upwork because its registration process it not that much complicated compare to others are there other benefits attached to writing in upwork.
Millions of people in need of freelance services come to these websites in search of who can render such services on daily basis.
This involves marketing efforts that has to do with the use of electronic device or internet, businesses take advantage of social media, search engines, emails and websites to connect with prospective buyers and customers in the 21 century, it therefore becomes a veritable tool for business promotion.
As an internet marketer you render services and make money in the following ways
You create blog posts and guest posts for clients, who are mostly businesses looking to be heard
You create links for ranking these businesses
Use emails as well teach clients how to promote their business to customers via email marketing
You help clients to generate leads and make sales by creating sales pitch that resonates with their audience
You take advantage of social media to grow your clients business
Brands will be glad to pay you for these services
How to get clients as a digital marketer
Advertise your services on forums like Nairaland.com, start a thread to educate business owners, companies and brands on why they should employ a digital marketer
Advertise on Social media groups
Pitch big brands and businesses with your service
Create a blog most importantly where you will outline your services as well publish engaging posts that will convince your would be clients to patronize you
Your social media pages should describe the services you can render
Join Quora and market your service by answering questions on digital marketing.
Take advantage of the social media and look for where your potential clients are. If you are marketing plan is to business to consumers (B2C) then consider using Facebook, Instagram and youtube while if you into business to business marketing then you linked.
This should sound so familiar, but comes with difference. Blogging is the practice of publishing information on the internet, usually targeting a section of audience called niche.
The key point in blogging is to selecting the right niche and ability to write quality content into rank high in search engines.
misconceptions about starting a blog is that you need to be a great writer to be successful. Nothing could be further from the truth. People read blog sites to get a personal perspective on things, so most bloggers write in a very informal and conversational style.
In addition, you don’t need to be an expert on your topic in order to have a successful blog. For example, readers of a cooking blog don’t want to read a textbook from a food scientist, they want to hear the experiences of someone who has actually cooked some real meals, mistakes and all.
To be successful as a blogger there is really just one requirement: a passion for your topic.
At its heart, blogging is about sharing your knowledge with the world. Choosing a topic that you are passionate about makes the process of starting a successful blog so much easier. Writing about more than one topic is totally fine too. As long as you are writing about things that you are genuinely interested in, your passion will shine through and keep your readers interested.
Tips on how to run a blog(website)
build a blog site in about 20 minutes following these steps:
- Pick a blog name. Choose something descriptive, something related to the niche you are interested in.
- Get your blog online. Register your blog and get hosting.
Get your domain and hosting space with any hosting company present on online, base on my experience i recommend you register with namecheap
- Customize your blog using WordPress template it free and its the best for a newbie online
- Write & publish your first post. The fun part!, though you can get expert to write you first for go to upwork to get expert to get the work done
- Promote your blog. Get more people to read your blog through furums like quora, nairaland, pinterest or do pais ads on Facebook, Instagram and youtube to get your targeted audience.
- Make money blogging. Choose from several options to monetize your blog. Once you start ranking on search engines BOOM!! you start making your money for either AdSense or affiliate program.
I love this aspect every much because its was the skill i used to make my first box online. Affiliate marketing is by far without no doubt the best means to make money online once you do your homework well. What do i mean by homework here? I simply choose the right after you have done some keyword research, optimize your site for search engines and targeting the rights audience with potential to buy from your website.
What is Affiliate marketing and how does it work
I guess that your questions now right?
Affiliate marketing involves having your own site and sending your traffic to someone else’s site to buy their products or services. For every sale initiated by a link from your site, you earn a percentage–an affiliate sales commission.
Mind you, web site is not the only means to do affiliate marketing you can also affiliate on your social media accounts. But website is far the most effective means to do affiliate marketing.
What those affiliate marketing look like when you are a blogger (website owner)?
An example of this could be blatantly creating a post that is actually about the company you are affiliated with or you could deftly weave the product or service into a post that is on a related topic.
An example of going the blatant root?
Let’s say you are a food blogger and one of the companies you are an affiliate of sells food processors. You can write an entire post about that food processor including:
- Recipes where the food processor could be utilize
- Care instructions and more.
Then you could include a button, link or banner ad that would take the reader directly to that product and they could order it based on your recommendations.
Here list of companies you can affiliate with:
- Jumia affiliate program
- Konga affiliate program
- Dealday Affiliate program
- Whogohost Affiliate program
- Travelstart Affiliate program
- Bet9ja Affiliate program.
If you what to go international i recomend these companies their the best:
Amazon Associate and
Clickbanks affiliate program.
If you have any problem in signing up with any of these companies but local and international do not hesitate to contact us via Email or social media for assistance.
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