6 Easy Ways Kenyan Students Are Making Full Time Incomes Online.
- Academic writing
As an academic writer, you work on educational papers given by other students. Most of these students come from developed countries but the content is similar to what we learn in local universities. These papers can fetch as much as $20 per page; average writers can write two pages per day earning 2x20x90=3600. This can translate to kshs 90,000 every month. One can make more or less depending on the seasons.
Note: assuming the dollar to shilling exchange rate is 90.
Anybody who can write in basic high school grammar can do this job provided they take some time to learn. You can start training here for free
- Article writing
Article writing is probably the most consistent way to online income. This is particularly due to the fact that information is the main building block of the internet. Websites and blogs need new information if they need to stay alive and relevant to their market. On this job, one is required to research and write 100 to 2500 word articles.
Article writing does not pay as much as academic writing; some sites pay as low as $1 per 500 word article but there’s always a continuous flow of jobs. However, good writers can make up to $100 per 500 word articles. On average, an article writer makes $5 per 500 word which translates to $5×5 articles=$25/day. That translates to kshs 58,000 monthly income.
Earning as an article writer requires less training and anybody can do it. Just take some time understanding the simple concepts of online writing; freelancerkenya.com can give you a great kick-start to content writing.
Blogging is one of the best ways to make money as a writer. As a blogger, you choose articles to write. A blog is however a long time source income but can be very rewarding if you put in the effort; Money flows in when your blog attracts consistent flow of readers. It’s hard to pin point how much money one can make as Blogs can make income in more than one stream including;
- Adsense: an advertisement network owned by Google; some Kenyan websites are making millions with adsense.com.
- Affiliate marketing: you are allowed to sell other people’s products and earn a commission.
- Sell own products: some people have opted to create their own products such eBooks, apps and sell them via their blogs. Most Kenyan bloggers sell their eBooks between kshs 200-1000; again, the amount you make depends on your traffic
To start as a blogger, requires both writing and marketing skills. These skills are however easy to learn making blogging the easiest to start. You can learn more about blogging here…problogger.com
top bloggers make millions with their blogs while average bloggers make between 50 to 100k monthly-There’s a possibility to make zero income too.
- Data entry
Most people who have taken the time to learn how to type can make money with data entry jobs. How much you make is entirely dependent on the typing speed. These jobs pay very low due to fierce competition from workers developing countries. On average a data entry clerk can make about kshs 15000 per month.
Transcription is part of data entry but it’s big enough to learn a position of its own. Transcription involves listening to an audio or video and typing the content to a word processor. There are a few simple rules to follow but you can learn more here
Transcription pay per audio minute; one audio hour may take eight hours to transcribe. An average transcriber can make kshs 30000 per month.
Forum posting is the easiest online job for anybody who can spell in English; so easy, you can do it on your phone. As the name suggests this job involves posting comments on forums. Forum owners pay people to help them keep their forums stay active and attract more members. The top forums pay up to 0.15 per a 25 word comment. On average, one can make up to $8 daily and 18,600 monthly.
Those are among the top ways Kenyan students are making money in their campus dorms. Online jobs have become so reliable that some students never bother looking for employment after graduation. The good news is, you can also make full time income working from home whether student or not-as a matter of fact, ordinary fathers and mothers are making full time income at home working online.
If you need to start working online, drop me a comment and we will walk together.