With the advent of the pandemic, it’s now more difficult to earn money as goods are drying up in the counter and people are more conservative with their spending. But despite all these, the economic slowdown caused by the pandemic hasn’t hit all industries equally – and some are even earning money better than before.
In this article, we’ll be looking at some of those businesses that are doing well in spite of the pandemic. Before going further, you should know that it is bad to exploit the current situation by profiting from people’s fear to earn money. Some people are selling face-masks, hand sanitizers, and other essential items for 10 times the normal price. Not only is this wrong, but it is also very short-sighted. Though there is nothing bad to earn money from your business, it should be in a legit way.
Below are the list of ways to earn money during this pandemic.
Thanks to this pandemic, Online Tutorial rate has now increased rapidly with absolute high demand. Parents are always on the look for means to keep their ward informed pending when the school resumption as well as extra tutors to get them ahead of their colleagues. With your internet connection, Mobile phone or Laptop the sky is your limit as you can earn Thousands teaching a lot of people different subject as well as various languages and these may be people you know or may not know. Just by creating a means of conversations with the topic and sending it to your students.
To get started, all you need to do is to create a Facebook page, WhatsApp Group, or Telegram and start inviting people and friends. You can as well run Facebook Ads to gain more followers to your Group or Page. Also by doing this, your Page or Group will serve as a medium of advertisement as you can also market your teaching skills and other goods and services to your followers and students through your phone and certainly earn income. Also, you can use ‘Youtube’ which is an important video streaming platform where you can earn Thousands and Millions and as well saves your Phone or Laptop space. All you need to do is to record your Videos (either your Tutorial, Courses, or any other benefiting ones) with your Mobile Phones and upload them to your Youtube Page.
You can as well direct your followers through a link from your group or page to your Youtube and also encourage them to subscribe and click to enjoy various packages. Youtube has emerged to become a very lucrative source of earning over the last few years without you having to pay anything. All you need is to sign in and make indications of monetizing your account by clicking on the required options for it.
Being a blogger is one of the easiest ways to earn money especially during this pandemic. Unlike any other job, as a blogger, you don’t need to work 9-5. You can work at any time of the day with ease. But it’s worthy to note that blogging takes time before one can start to earn money. It is advisable to trend slowly. If you have a day job, don’t quit it. Start part-time with your blog. Once it is on the ripe stage when you’re now earning more than your comfortable limits, then it’s the best time to turn into a full-time job.
Pertinently, blogging is suitable for people who love to write and would like to share their knowledge and expertise with the world, and you need is the ability to express knowledge in writing in a simpler and efficient way. Also, your level of expertise signifies the time required. So if you are an expert you can easily start a blog within few hours, but for a beginner it might takes a day or two.
All you need do is to start a blog about something in which you are really good at. E.g., if you love traveling and you have visited a lot of places then start a travel blog. Always try to limit your blog to a particular domain. Don’t put content on multiple domains in one blog. For example, writing about cooking tips and a fashion blog in one domain. With your experience and expertise try to create unique and phenomenal content that will give a lot of value to your readers. Write about something that will make a difference in your reader’s’ life as well as being committed to your blog and listen to your followers. Try to solve the problems they are facing. Always reply to their comments. Make them feel better.
Monetizing your blog
There are numerous ways to earn money from your blog especially during the pandemic such as recommending products or services related to your blog’s topic either by writing an informative article or placing banner ads on your blog’s relevant pages. You can earn huge commissions when a person buys a product recommended by you.
Another way to earn money is by placing Google Adsense ads on your blog, as long as people continue clicking on the ads the more money you will make. Read more on the best top ways to monetize your blog to gain more insights and explanations.
As the fear of the coronavirus spreads, it’s no surprise that professional cleaning services that sanitize offices, markets, hospitals, homes, and other public places are in high demand. Demand for cleaning services has increased substantially for commercial buildings and medical facilities in light of the pandemic. A lot of people are counting on smart cleaning services to keep their environment germs-free (hygienic). Business is picking up for cleaning services that some are hiring additional workers as clients want a more frequent deep cleaning. If you have background experience in cleaning, this could be an opportunity for you to earn money during this pandemic.
Affiliate marketing is a type of performance-based marketing in which a business rewards a certain percentage of commission for each product bought by the customers who are brought by the affiliate’s own marketing efforts. It’s one of the lucrative ways to earn money during this pandemic. Marketing is suitable for someone who loves talking, writing, has the ability to promote a product online using social media, videos, ads, etc., and able to persuade others to buy such a product. Affiliate Marketing requires only a few hours of your time as one just needs to select an online product that pays a commission when you promote and sell it using your affiliate link.
To start an affiliate marketing, all you need is to select an online product in which you are well conversant with. For example, if you like gaming then select a product related to electronics and gadget. There are lots of products available in every domain you just need to focus on which domain is suitable for you.
One can find products to promote in Clickbank, Amazon, Jumia, Shareasale, Konga, Jvzoo. Meanwhile, most product websites handle affiliate link generation and payouts so you don’t need to worry about how you’ll get your commissions. Also, these websites have thousands of products listed from multiple domains, so you just have to choose a product that pays you at least 50% commission on each sale, get your custom affiliate link created by the vendor and start promoting it.
If you want to earn instant money from affiliate marketing try to promote your affiliate link on social sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr, Reddit etc.
Marketing your Affiliate Link
To market your affiliate link is very simple, all you need is to make more people buy the product through your affiliate link. E.g. Create a Facebook page, Banner ads, or WhatsApp group about the product.
Communicate with people on how the product will helps to improve their lifestyle and also improve people’s knowledge about the domain and help them to solve other related problems.
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