Tips On How To Make Money Online With 1000 Naira The Easy Way

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For many Nigerians, especially students, making money online with 1000 naira would be a dream comes true. In the hope that, if possible, they could find ways to make money with ease or some other online venture, they could combine it with their daily job.

With 1000 naira, many may find it difficult to believe that it can help them generate substantial income. But, the internet and various online businesses have made this possible.

First thing to remember, making money online requires some skills, effort, consistency and dedication; also, do not expect to become rich overnight. In that case, your attitude towards your life may play an important role in your online business success.

For any individual, creating a successful online business could make them grow and focus on entrepreneurship. Also, it creates an avenue for them to spend more time with their family, and finally take back control of their time and their lives.













Making Money Online



Starting a brick and mortar business may require you to have a substantial amount of capital. With the internet, you can start making money online with as little as 1000 naira.

This may sound unbelievable; but, it is true. To start earning money online isn’t a daydream. I have been doing it for over five years now with Yokebay digital marketing solutions. I also know thousands of other people who earn money online by providing other services; like – website creation, courses, or training and other unique marketing strategies.

In order to kick start your online money making business, there are certain things that you need to put in place. These are – smartphone, or a laptop, or computer.

Also, you will need an internet connection. If you want to conduct your business with a smartphone, you’ll need to a ₦1,000.00 monthly data subscription to get going.









How can you make money online with 1000 naira



Internet connectivity in Nigeria is improving on a daily basis. Similarly, smartpones are also increasing. This makes it easy to tap into the online business by many.

If you are really keep to earn money online, but not sure where to start; here are the best ways to make money online with 1,000 Naira.




1. Consultancy



Consultancy is for professionals; therefore, you need to be highly skilled in what you do to make your ₦1,000.00 go a long way.

You may be thinking that how can you become a consultant when you did not have a university master’s degree.

First thing to remember, everyone has a talent; and you need to let your talent count at this stage. Whatever you are good at doing, you need to brush it up and put it into practice.

For one thing, many Nigeria do not realize that they can make money with thing they do every day. That is to say, you can turn you daily activities into consultancy.

For example, you love to post on social media platforms; on the other hand, you have amassed followers. Then, you can turn this into a consultancy business; by consulting for individuals and organizations on how to create valuable contents, post and get followers.

Even if you are good in advising people, like individuals in a relationship, you can turn this into an online money making consultancy business for yourself.

Every day, there are people online seeking the services of a relationship adviser. Therefore, could be an opportunity for you to become a relationship adviser.

As can be seen, you only need to be good at what you do.








Associated cost:



Assumption: You have your smartphone, or laptop, or computer.

Data subscription: ₦1,000.00.

Marketing: ₦0.00 (see how to market online with zero cost).




Other types of consultancy jobs you can start wit



Not all consultancy jobs can be stated with less than a thousand naira. Nevertheless, you can make some daily income by starting small; and grow your customer base.

With this in mind, here are other consulting jobs you can make money with a maximum of 1000 naira start-up cost.









2. Sell Images



There is no better time for you to take your smartphone, take phones and sell them online. As a matter of fact, you do not need to be a professional photography to do this; neither do you have to have any special skill.

Images you could sell online vary; but I can assure you that, there is market for all types of photos. These could be nature photos, random and unusual images.

If you like taking photos, especially individuals that love to take selfie, this could be the time for you to make money with it. That is to say, start to sell your picture online.

Although, some people prefer to use professional cameras to take their pictures; but, you don’t need such camera. Inasmuch as the output of your smartphone camera is good, you can leverage on free photo editing software.




List of free photo editing software



With technology advancement, various software can be use to perfect your images. Although, some are free to use, while you pay a fee to use others.

Also, some of the photos editing software are complex, while many are easy to use.

For the purpose of this article, here is a list of free photo editing software you can use.

  • Canva.
  • Adobe Photoshop.
  • Express.
  • GIMP.
  • Pixlr.
  • Inpixio Photo Clip.
  • Fotor.
  • BeFunky.
  • PhotoScape
  • PiZap.
  • Ashampoo Photo.

Additionally, each of the above free photo editing software has APPs that you can easily download from Play Store (android users), or App Store (iPhone users).




Where to sell your photos



After doing a good job on your photos, the next question on your mind will be – how can I sell my photos online?

Again, there are many websites you can leverage on. Although some will charge you to sell your photos; while others are free to use. All in all, you need a platform that will give your images maximum publicity.

Therefore, here are 12 websites where you can make money selling photos.

  • Adobe Stock.
  • 500px Prime.
  • SmugMug Pro.
  • Shutterstock.
  • TourPhotos.
  • iStockphoto.
  • Etsy.
  • Alamy.
  • Totomoto.
  • Crestock.
  • Snapped4u.
  • PhotoShelter.



Associated cost to selling images:



What will it cost you to sell your photos online?

Typically, it will cost you nothing to list your photos on various sites that sell photos. You only pay a certain percentage when any of your photos is bought.

On the other hand, you’ll have to pay monthly subscription to sell your photos on these sites.

All in all, your total cost is still less than 1,000 naira.









3. Infographic



What is infographics?

An Infographic is a graphical representation of information or data; designed for easy understanding.

For example, histograms, bar graphs, pie charts and line charts are some types of infographics. In addition, network diagrams, tree diagrams, mind maps and Gantt charts are also infpgraphics.

In order to understand better, below is an example of an inforgraphic.




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As shown above, the infographic in a graphical representation of “marketing strategy”.

You can easily create inforgraphics, sell it and make money. All that is required of you is to be creative.

Here are 10 free online infographics software makers.

  • Canva.
  • Google Charts.
  • Adobe Spark.
  • Infogram.
  • Stencil.
  • Snappa.
  • Visme.
  • Freepik.
  • Easel.
  • Venngage.

Feel free to go through the above list and get yourself familiarize with them. Choose an appropriate one to get started.








Sites to sell infographics



After creating a beautiful and well informative infographics, what next?

Your guess is as good as mine. That is to say, find a good site to sell it; at the same time, earn a reasonable amount for each work sold.

Bello are top 8 infographics markeplace for you to sell your contents.

  • Vector Stock.
  • Veer.
  • Cutcaster.
  • GraphicRiver – an envato marketplace.
  • Creative Market.
  • Fotolia.
  • Big Stock.

To make reasonable amount of money from this, you should create quality infographics.




Associated cost in creating and selling your infographics:



Infographics are sort after creative that you will sell easily.

  • Smartphone data subscription: ₦500.00.
  • Software: ₦0.00.
  • Marketplace: ₦0.00.

Total cost of creating and selling your infographics is less than 1,000 naira.

Note: You will be charged per item sold on the above listed marketplaces.









4. Freelance



Freelance is a self-employed individual and can be hired to work by any company on a particular assignment. In general, it is about you performing skilled-based tasks for individuals and companies online.

As a matter of fact, freelance has created better ways to make naira online; to the extent that some individual make more than 1000 naira on a daily basis.

As a freelancer, you must be good at what you do. Not only do you have to be dedicated to your work, but also make sure that your clients are happy.

With this in mind, you are set for success.

For example, Bolanle, a Nigerian gave an account of how she is making over ₦350,000 a week as a freelancer. You may read her story on Freelance Jobs in Nigeria that pays ₦350,000 a week.




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Daily search for freelancing jobs data on Google.




As shown above, there a lots of searches performed daily by individuals that knows the benefits of freelancing.

To begin with, assess your skills; then join a freelancing platform. Here is a list of freelancing platforms in Nigeria you can get jobs from.

For one thing, freelance provides you with opportunities in a wide variety of industry. Also, anyone with the necessary skills can register on those platforms to make money in Naira online.




Starting cost



As a freelancer, your starting cost is low. These are breakdown as follows.

  • Smartphone data subscription: ₦500.00.
  • Registrations: ₦0.00.

As can be seen, your total cost to start as a freelancer is negligible.

Another cost that may come in here could be your marketing cost; but, I will give you a tip on ways to reduce this. Read about that at the bottom of this post.













5. Dropshipping



At the present time, dropshipping business is not that popular in Nigeria; this makes it to be very lucrative.

For individuals looking for a 1000 naira start-up business, this is the best time to consider dropshipping.

What is dropshipping business?

It is a retail fulfilment business models where you as the seller of a product do not keep the product you sell stock. Rather, you market and sell the product; then purchase it from a third party (manufacturer or distributor) and get it delivered to the customer.

Dropshipping is a simple business that you can earn a thousand naira from it every day. Although, some factors will play an important role in the business outcome; also, your success rate may depend on your marketing skills.

Another key point, your start-up capital is less than ₦1,000.00.




How to start dropshipping business.



Like any other business, you need to do your visibility study. This is an important phase in your dropshipping business. With the answers that your visibility study will provide, you are sure of the kind of products you will be selling.

Here is how to start does dropshipping business in Nigeria.

  • Step 1: Join a supplier: A supplier is an individual or organization that provides the product you are will to start selling. Oberlo could be your starting point.
  • Step 2: List promote product: Advertise products of your selling platforms, or social media, or website. You can build your online store and selling on shopify for free.
  • Step 3: Customer make purchases: Effective promotion will sell your products.
  • Step 4: Send orders: You send purchases to dropshipping supplier. At this stage, you deduct your own profit before sendind the product cost to supplier.
  • Step 5: Order shipped by supplier: Your supplier will prepare and ship the order to the customer. Or course, the order will be shipped to customer as if it was shipped by you.

As can be seen, you can start a business and build a brand with dropshipping business. As a matter of fact, the business can be started with very low capital. Also, it can be on complete automation.

For a starter, it will be good to know the advantages of dropshipping; and here they are.

Advantages of dropshipping are.

  • Low start-up capital.
  • No upfront inventory cost.
  • No shipping logistic.
  • You don’t handle sold products.
  • It’s a just-in-time (JIT) business.
  • Variety of products to start with.
  • Low overhead cost.
  • Easy to get started.

As can be seen, starting a dropshipping business cost you almost nothing. With nothing to low start-up capital, it is a business that you can start with less than ₦1,000.00.









6. Affiliate Marketing



Affiliate marketing is one of my favourite ways of making money onine with a starting capital of 1000 naira or below. Truly, this is a business model that most should consider.

Similar to dropshipping business; but, has a unique advantage. Its uniqueness come in the sense that, you only promote other people’s business and get paid.

Unlike dropshipping business, you only need to refer a customer to the business owner; and you earn your commission.

What is affiliate marketing?

Affiliate marketing is a business marketing model that is performance-based; whereby, a business rewards its affiliate for specific actions through the affiliate efforts. These actions may be for product sold, or referral, or both.

As can be seen, an affiliate makes money through an effort. The effort required from you is to send a prospect to the business owner.

Nigeria online business has developed is such a way that my online business owners seek the services of affiliate marketers.

If you do not know where to start, here is a list of affiliate marketing program in Nigeria to pick from.

This is a win-win situation for both affiliate marketer and the business owner

There are two types of affiliate marketing programs that I like; namely:

  • Lead-based affiliate program: You earn commission for every lead you send to the business. Explicitly, commission paid out on lead based program are always small. Nevertheless, volume may count here.
  • Sale-based affiliate program: This is where the money is. You get paid for every single purchase made by customers through your effort.



Associated cost to start affiliate marketing



With your existing smartphone, laptop or computer, you can become an affiliate marketer; and start making money. Here are the associated costs for a starter.

  • Smartphone data subscription: ₦1,000.00.
  • Registrations: ₦0.00.
  • Marketing channel: ₦0.00.

As can be seen, your total cost to start earning income as an affiliate marketer is still at a maximum cap of 1000 naira.









7. Publish Books Online



Publishing a book (e-book) online is another avenue for individuals to make money on the internet. In fact, your published books on a good platform could create sustainable steams of income for you..

You have different online platforms to publish your works on; but first things first.

Here is the process needed to publish and sell a book online successfully.

Niche market: You need to identify a niche that your book will target. With a good niche, you can be sure of success with your book selling.

Solve a problem: Your book should solve a problem (or set of problems). This is called added value.

Research: You need to research extensively in order to be able to write a comprehensive book. Additionally, an extensive research could give you competitive advantage.

Cover page: After writing your book, design a good front cover page for it.

Publishing platform: Make sure you publish your book on a good platform for maximum publicity.

Below are great online book publishing platforms. Most of them are free to use.

  • Google Book (Google Play Store).
  • Kindle: Owned by Amazon.
  • Payhip.
  • Blurb.
  • Lulu.
  • Tradebit: Self acclaimed world’s largest download store.
  • Nook press: Owned by Barnes and Noble Press.
  • Kobo writing life: By Rakuten Kobo.

The good thing about the above sites is – you can get your payments in Naira or US dollars.




Associated Cost:



Publishing your downloadable books should not cost an arm and leg. As a matter of fact, your design and publication are free on most platforms.

The only thing that you may have to pay for is the front page cover design. Take a look at the free software makers that could help you get started.

  • Smartphone data subscription: ₦500.00 – ₦1,000.00.
  • Registrations: ₦0.00.
  • Front cover design: ₦0.00.

Note: You only get charged a percentage of your sales price after any successful sales; from the listed selling platforms.

Additionally, if you can’t design the cover page by yourself, you may have to pay for the service. The choice is yours.

All things considered, your downloadable books should cost you less than 1000 naira to start selling.













8. Sell Creativity



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Are you a creative individual? If you answer “yes” to the question, then you can turn your creativity into money making.

With your creativity skill, you can build an online business that will generate a sustainable income for you. Now only will it be your gateway to financial freedom, but also create an avenue for you to build a brand.

Tunde Akinola, a friend and an online art design said and I quote –

“You don’t have to struggle in order to sell your art work. All you have to do is to look within your creative world; at the same time, take the bold steps you can to earn income online.”

Here is what I want to take out of the quote – “take the bold steps you can to earn income online”.

No matter your talent, the best way you sell your work is to have an online store. With your online store, you will be able to reach out to more audience.

Since you will be starting with a budget as low as 1000 Naira, I will advise you to open a shopify store. It is free to register.

Additionally, you can take advantage of social media platforms to boost and promote your creativity talent.

How to Make Money With Creativity (e.g Art work)

Even if you are not creative, you can make money in Naira selling other people’s creativity.

This is how to do it.

  • Research: Take time to research on the time of creativity that sells.
  • Find seller: There are sellers out there that you approach
  • Price negotiation: Negotiate on price with the sellers.
  • Sell: Go online to market and sell the products.
  • Pickup: Go pickup the creativities from the seller. Take out your profit margin and pay the seller.
  • Delivery: Your logistic process should be good. After picking up the product, deliver to the buyer.

As can be seen, you can make naira online by selling other people’s creativity.

Here are other ways to make money with your creativity talent.

  • Train others.
  • Consult to businesses.
  • License your work.
  • Sell e-books.
  • Work for blog site.



Associated cost with making money with creativity



There are two ways you can make naira online with creativity. These are to sell your own product, or sell other people’s product. In either case, here is the cost to consider.

  • Smartphone data subscription: ₦500.00 – ₦1,000.00.
  • Registration with social media platforms: ₦0.00.
  • Registration with shopify: ₦0.00.
  • Intermediary between seller and buyer: ₦0.00.








9. Fill Out Surveys for Cash



Do you have the time on your hand? Make your time online a purposeful one. You could be making over ₦1,000,000.00 a year; just by taking online surveys. As a matter of fact, taking online surveys could lead to testing new products for you too.

Each day, many market research companies recruits new members all over the world to fill out surveys.

These market research companies’ works on behalf of big organizations that rely on consumers’ opinion. Without your opinion, their products may not get to sell in the market.

For that reason, the product manufacturers are willing to offer cash and rewards in return.

In order for you to make money filling out surveys, you’ll need to register with as many online survey platforms as possible. This will give you additional leverage to earn cool cash.

Here are 11 online survey panels you can sign up for.

  • Swagbucks.
  • Inbox Dollars.
  • Panel Opinion.
  • Prize Rebel.
  • Toluna.
  • Survey Junkie.
  • OnePoll.
  • Lifepoints.
  • PanelBase.
  • Opinion Outpost.
  • Pinecone Research.

You can sign up to these online survey websites to earn cash and rewards.




Cost associates to taking online survey



Surveys online may be time consuming; but, it worth every bit of the second spent to fill out each one. Here is your cost to get cash reward for it.

  • Smartphone data subscription: ₦500.00 – ₦1,000.00.
  • Registration with online survey sites: ₦0.00.








10. Referral Programs – Join for less than 1000 naira



One of the easiest ways to make money online is to refer friends and associate to products sellers. As a matter of fact, this is less work and more money for you.

In Nigeria, many online businesses are paying out cool cash when you refer a customer to them. For example, Maybrands, a leading online fashion accessories seller in Nigeria will pay you for every referral.

You can join the program here – Refer and Win.

That is a one referral program in the country. For one thing, there are many like that; that is to say, there are companies offering different referral marketing programs.

Although there are many programs out there that offers referral incentive program, you’re more likely to profit from referrals programs that people will be more passionate about.

In addition, I will recommend you go for programs that offer incentives to customers too.





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