As a student we all have something we should be
able to offer that will generate monetary returns
before we graduate,A meaningful skill that the
society needs.In this series of making money as a
student, I will be listing few ways and things we can do as
students to make money.
Blogging is great business that pulls in much
income. Anyone can profit through blogging and
undergraduates are not optional. At the comfort
of your home, you can blog and get paid in your
Most Nigerian student bloggers are not too
patient they expect to make money instantly
from blogging,but let me tell you my good friend
everything good in life comes easy.Blogging
requires perseverance,consistency and
hardwork. You cant make it once in the twinkle of an eye,God doesn't bless like that.
Just find something you are good at and write
about it ,if its entertainment,news,education write
about it. Dont be a copy and paste blogger sha,Be
original,write meaningful things about your
passion. The question now is how can you make money
from blogging? There are so many of them but it all depends on
Your niche. Something that catches your interest
and something you have vast knowledge about.
So you may wonder how one actually makes
money from this.
Here are listed ways: Google AdSense/chitika adsense/propellar ads
Consultation on SEO, traffic related issues
Freelancing (writing posts and articles for other
blogs and individuals),Music promotion if you
have lots of traffic Web site creation and design
Selling of my information products on this site
and on AMAZON.
Note-to be able to get google adsense you need
a minimum 30 posts with above 400 words that
have somthing meaninful about them.
2.Photography and organizing social events
This job is suitable for people that are very social
and not the shy ones. Photography and social
events go side by side. You can plan events like
Room, department and faculty weeks etc
So far you are in a tertiary institution settings like
a university or polytechnic your opportunities are
endless.For example female students love photo-
shoots with passion,male students on the other
hand love throwing parties.
You can meet with
them and Let them know you can do the job.
3. Computer Jobs:Repair etc
This is another good way of making money with
your computer skills. Instead of using your
computer to play games and watching movie
while not use it for something productive such as Installation of computer software and games.
Typing, scanning and photocopying jobs.
Online application for new and old students
Repairing of electronic gadgets.
General internet solutions.
We are in the IT age, so getting customers wont be a problem for you.
4.Buy and Sell
While in school, you can involve yourself in
buying and selling business.Study your school
environmentAnd check out whats trending .
There are many products you can invest in,
ranging from fashion; cloths, shoes, weavon, stationery and more.
You can make serious
amount of money from buying and selling
businiess especially if you do it well.
You will make
money especially from freshers(100 level) who
know little about business.
You can start by
buying clothes and other fashion wares at a cheap rate and reselling it at a price that will make
you gain alot.
The mini importation business is one easy way to
get you out of your financial troubles. It’s a very
profitable way to make money online and offline
in Nigeria as an undergraduate irrespective of the
institution you find yourself in.
The main idea is to import goods that catch
students eyes or attention, it doesn’t make your
sex, both male and female can go into this
business as far you have something that people
likes and want to buy
You can import the following items and they will thrive well in any Nigerian campus:
Phone pouch and cases with USB cords.
Wristwatches, bangles, chains, anklet and
customized wristbands. Modems and card readers.
Flash and memory card.
Sandals and shoes.
Clothes and underwear and lots more Important
Note- There is no joy like making money legally,as you
have no cockroach under your bed,you can
move freely anyhow you want without
Never forget your major purpose in
school,which is to get a degree.In whatever you do ,do it well and legal.Making Money legally is
time consuming that's just the not so happy
story,but still be calm, friends as what you
discover in university can take you places even
after your university education.
For example the founder of host sleek technologies one of Nigeria's top web hosting
companies founded host sleek as an
undergraduate now the business is booming.
his first year he didn't make money but
consistency and hard-work paid off later.
What you do in universities,polytechnics or other
tertiary institutions has a long way of taking
places in Life.
Use your Precious time well.