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5 Business Ideas to earn money online

5 Business Ideas to earn money online

5 Business Ideas to earn money online:

How do you make money online with little or no capital?
It requires a lot to start a business today and you will agree with me that it is not an easy task.

First, you will need an idea of a product and service and after that; there will be need for a marketing strategy to boost the visibility of the business. You will also be required to make constant inputs of money, time and energy to keep the business running.

Any good news?
Yes! There is good news. The Internet has provided us an excellent platform to start any business with little or no capital. Isn’t that good to know? Also, the internet has assembled for us billions of people we can sell our products and services to. That is also good to know.

Before we proceed on this article, I will like you to note that though online business is profitable and easy to start, it also requires a high input of hard work and sometimes, there are risks involved. So if you are willing to take the risk which I recommend you do, here are 5 Business Ideas to earn money online.

1. Online Consultancy Business
Consultancy business is one of the ways to make quick money online. A consultancy business offers professional advice in different business and personal niche markets.

However, to be successful in consulting business, you need to establish that you are an authority in the niche market you’re operating in. This is to say that you must keep yourself up-to-date with latest trends in the business sector to be able to offer valuable advice.

Let’s say you’re a photographer who wants to start online consultancy business. You will need to set up a platform where other photographers or people who are interested in photography can come to learn useful tips and tricks that’ll make them better in the art.

Once your reputation is established to provide valuable information, they’ll be more than willing to give you their money in exchange for quality advice.

2. Affiliate Business
This is another way you can earn online with little or no capital.

Wikipedia says “Affiliate marketing is the process of earning a commission by promoting other people’s (or company’s) products. You find a product you like, promote it to others, and earn a piece of the profit for each sale that you make.”

Most online malls run affiliate programs. In Nigeria, Konga and Jumia are the best places to register for affiliate marketing. Upon registration, you will be given a custom link people can follow to shop. You earn a commission on every product bought on these sites through your link.

To succeed in affiliate marketing, you may need to learn smart marketing techniques. In addition, it is advisable to concentrate your effort on goods that are on high demand. Smartphones and gadgets are in high demand these days.

3. Freelancing
Freelancing allows you to take advantage of whatever your unique skills are and earn money by using them. Freelancing is becoming increasingly popular and it guarantees you more free time as you can work from home.

If you are a writer, web designer, graphic designer, editor, blogger…the freelancing may be the thing for you.

According Adnan Manzoor, an entrepreneur and blooger,

“The best thing about freelancing is that you can always find work that suits your skills. You can use design, technical, writing, teaching, or even oratory skills to earn money. All you need to do is to determine your special skill and look for work accordingly.”

5 Business Ideas to earn money online:

4. Blogging
Blogging is another way you can earn online today. If you have specialized knowledge in a particular niche and have good writing skill, you can start blogging and generate a loyal followership that will in return create an income for you.

If your readers consider information you provide on your blog meaningful, they can subscribe to products and services you sell through that blog, knowing you are an expert in your chosen field and will always offer the best. You do not need to have any technical skills to start a blog. However, note that unique blog ideas are more successful than blogs on general topics.

5. Online marketing services
Online marketing, also known as digital marketing or internet marketing entails helping businesses create and maintain a solid online presence. You can earn cool money by helping firms (1) Increase their online presence, (2) Perform market research and (3) Integrate their online profiles and platforms.

One of the advantages of online marketing is that it is location independent and as a result, you can have your clientele drawn from different parts of the world.

With these 5 business ideas, earning online is almost as easy as ABC. All it requires is the passion and determination to push it through.

Just a reminder, the internet has over three billion people all over the world and I will love to ask, how are you taking advantage of this ready market?

Also read ‘How you are not using the social media to your advantage’

and 7 businesses you can start with little or no capital

If you ever need help starting your online venture, we’re just one click away. Email to

You know you could be the next online millionaire and the best time to start is now!
So long, Bye!



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