Common questions many students in Nigeria ask are: How Do I Make Money Online? What Kind Of Business Can I do On The Internet? Where do I invest this money Before Graduation?
The internet has made it possible for students to make money without dropping out. You can dedicate a few hours after school to generate streams of income into your bank account.
There are numerous internet business opportunities open to you as a student. Let me show you a few examples here:
==> Blogging: Creating a blog is the most popular method students make money online. This involves creating a website and writing about what you are passionate about. When lots of people start visiting your site, you can make money from people clicking adverts that you put there. You can make money from your blog through Google Adsense, affiliate marketing and selling information products.
==> Freelancing: This is all about making money with your computer skills like web designing, programming, writing, SEO skills etc to work for people remotely. Your employer could be in Canada or the US and you will just execute the job in your spare time, upload and receive your payment. You may buy and resell services on popular sites like Fiverr too.
==> Article writing: This is a convenient way to earn money as a student if you have good command of the English language. If you can write an essay, you can definitely create an article too. Article writing involves studying other well written articles and doing a lot of reading and research on the topic you are writing about. There are lots of sites you can write articles for money.
==> Answering questions: Here is another hot method of making good money online. It involves providing quality answers to questions people ask in any category you are interested in e.g law, technology, geography, politics etc. You can also make research on answers to questions from the internet.
==> Selling Information Products: This involves creating a product that provides useful information to people and getting paid for it. E-books and videos are some of the best information products you can create to hit it big. You can write an article, package it in MS word and then convert it to pdf using a software like Adobe Reader 8 or XPS. This e-book can then be upload to your website or email. Interesting topics you may write own include: fish farming business plan, rooting android phone, losing weight in 2 weeks, becoming a web design guru etc. You can read more here.
There are many other ways of making money online. Just stick to one that suits your schedule and works for you. You just have to decide on the one that works for you. If you are serious about making money online, I'll advise you to start reading on these methods now.
Feel free to ask me any question on grey areas you come across during the course of research.