Online income has now become more common and vital for every successful business and it has now made every means of earning money easy and smooth for every business entrepreneur as you don’t need to walk around a certain business company to gain employment. Though the COVID-19 pandemic has drastically affected every means of income in the country, despite the stay-at-home, social distances, the complete lockdown of the country, and staying at home doing nothing, I can categorically tell you that there is a lot of business and side hustle you can do with your smart phone and earn money either online or offline.
Though I know some people might discourage you that it’s impossible to make money online or start any Side Hustle with your Mobile Phone, but I can boastfully tell you from experience that Nowadays it is easier to be a millionaire without living in your sitting room than it was years back. And this is a result of the invention of technology like laptops and Mobile Phones. Who knows “Hand Sanitizer” and “Nose Mask” will be in hot demand in the market today.
Side Hustle You Can Start
Despite the pandemic, a lot of people have made Thousands due to their relentless and innovation of new business opportunities as well as engaging in little online tasks and activities, and as such I will be sharing with you a few of this.
1. Online Tutorial
Thanks to this Lockdown, the Online Tutorial rate has now increased from 25% to 69% with absolute high demand. And with only your Mobile phone the sky is your limit as you can earn Thousands of teaching a lot of people different subjects as well as various languages and these may be people you know or may not know. Just by creating a means of conversations, typing the topic on your phone, and sending it to your students and this is surely a means by which you can start to earn extra income on your phone.
To get started, all you need to do is to create a Facebook page or create a Group using WhatsApp 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 Mobile Phone and your Page or Group will serve as a medium of advertising 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.
2. Selling Data Bundle
Data reselling business is very much alive and still works, you can make more than 1000 naira daily online from data reselling, You can start data reselling business anywhere in Nigeria and start making money straight away and the best part is you don’t need any special skills to make money with data reselling, all you need is your smartphone. Be it Mtn, Glo, Airtel, or 9mobile data reselling business, you are guaranteed to make not less than 1000 Naira daily online.
I believed you would have heard of Jumia One App, GTB, etc that earns you free #1000 as soon as you download and purchase airtime or data plus 20% cashback and many more, all this are to prove to you that the data is evergreen in town. To learn more about how to start the data bundle reselling business, visit your nearest Mtn, Glo, Airtel, or 9mobile office and tell them you wish to start data reselling business, they will register you, download the needful app to your smartphone, and as well put you through.
This is also related to the Online Tutorial as Youtube is an important video streaming platform where you can earn Thousands and Millions and as well saves your Phone spaces. 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 making your account a commercial one by clicking on the required options for it.
Though it might look tedious at the beginning, blogging is one of the most profitable online businesses and as time goes on, it becomes more lucrative. To start blogging and earning money, all you need is your Smart Phone and little resources. Once you have a passion for writing on a specific topic (niche), then starting a blog is a great side hustle you can start with your smartphone and earn money online.
To get started, as a newbie all you need to do is to visit WordPress.com or Blogger.com, you can as well download the apps from the play store and registered your account, and started blogging. But to go pro, you’ll need a hosting package like DomainKing to host your blog site and a domain name that befit your niche and start writing your articles and let the internet showcase you.
5. Photo Sale
Photo Selling is another side hustle to earn extra income online once you know what you want to do with the photos. There are many sites you can upload your images and makes money without having any photography experience, all you need is your Mobile Phone, take an amazing picture of nature, plants, animals, and other things including yourself, then upload and make money out of it. To get started, Visit google today and search for sites where you can be paid to upload images online.
Online Survey is one of the lucrative business nowadays. There are numerous sites such as “mobrog” in which you can register with your Mobile phones to provide answers to simple questions presented towards you or to run a little task for these websites using only your phones. Some of these tasks could be providing answers, snapping, and sending certain photos, and going to find simple information for them.
Dropshipping is a lucrative and profitable business to start and earn much online. It is a kind of online business in which companies carry out their operation without any need to get a warehouse to store their product. Many people are scared of starting an online business because of the startup costs and the hassles of running a small business in the country. So starting a dropshipping business is a great first step into entrepreneurship as you’ll be able to sell products to customers, set your own product prices, and market your very own brand without having a store and not leaving the comfort of your house. You don’t even need to pay for inventory until it’s sold to an actual customer.
With dropshipping, it is easy to sell international products without even having an international passport. To get started, all you need is your Smart Phone, Internet Connection and visit top dropshipping sites like AliExpress, Alibaba, 1688.com, etc, then registered an account with them, search for a product which you’re certain is hot in demand in your area, start marketing it on your social media account and once you have a buyer all you need to do is to visit the site, search for a seller that accept dropshipping, input the buyer’s detail and the product will be shipped to the buyer’s doorstep while your own profit will be sent to your local bank account. Read my Mini Importation technique to know more about this.