How To Make Money Online – Free Guide

Do you know some people make money online on a daily basis? This isn’t a deception, it’s real. I’m one of those guys who enjoy that privilege. In this post, I will share with you how to make money online regardless your geographical location.

If you’re in US, UK, Nigeria, Germany, Australia, Europe or anywhere in the world, you can make money online. No special skill is required.

First, my name is Humphery. I’m a seasoned Nigerian internet entrepreneur. I make $2000 to $4000 per month via online.

Below are some of the ways I make money online;

Those are eight (8) basic ways I make money online, but I won’t limit you to this number. I will show you many more other ways and how to go about it.

There’s a lot of money-making opportunities on the internet, but many people do not know.

I’ve been an internet entrepreneur for a while, and that has been the source of my livelihood.

As an ‘internet man’, there was a day I made $1004.23; that is over N350,000 in Nigerian Currency. With this, you can easily guess what my monthly income is likely to be.

That amount is too small when compared to what people like Linda Ikeji, nairaland, bellanaija, naijaloaded, and others are making on a daily basis.

Below are some world top bloggers and how much they make per month

  • Huffington Post: $41.6 million per month
  • Endgadget: $3.95 million per month
  • Perez Hilton: $3.44 million per month
  • Mashable: $3.33 million per month
  • CopyBlogger: $2.75 million per month

I don’t have strength to write long tail figures, I would have converted their monthly earnings as shown above into Nigerian currency for you to look at.

Have you met people who bragged about how they make hundreds or thousands of dollars from the internet?

Or do you have friends who do not work with any company, but are always on their computer (not cyber-fraud), and are having enough money to brag about?

What I’m actually want to show you is how they make their money online. You don’t need any special skill to start. All you need is the right information.

You don’t need to worry about having the right information anymore. With this article, you have the right information.

Remember there’s no special skill required to make money online. All you need is to read this post thoroughly, rather than scanning through the page.

DO NOT rush for anything here! You can get a cup of tea or coffee for yourself as you read on.

If you follow the guidelines on this page nothing will stop you from making money online.

Note: This page will be updated once I get something new, you can bookmark it and check back in the future.

Is online business real, can I actually make money?

Most emphatically, yes! You can make money online on a daily basis. Believe me, if you are serious you will be richer than ‘yahoo boys’.

I, myself never believe it was possible to make money online until I got my first pay. Although, it was just a $100. I was like, ‘so it is real’. I celebrated my victory, believing I can make more of $100.

How did you start making money online?

After my graduation from the university. I heard that people Linda Ikeji was making lots of money online so I chose this line of business.

I started from blogging. After two years of hard working I made only $100 but that did not discourage rather it motivated me.

You heard me well! Two years before I could make a $100.

It is because nobody showed me what I’m about to show you. I trained myself and today I can compete favourable with those who started many years before me.

What are your sacrifices to attain to this level you are today?

Can you believe that I stay indoors from day to day working on my laptop. It affected my social life because I hardly come out from my room.

Because of this online business, I declined 2 job interviews from different companies. I also rejected an offer from a friend, to link me with her uncle who is a hiring manager in one of the top companies in Lagos. There are many more but because of time I will leave you with these ones.

Are there secrets to make money online

In every business there is a secret. Your secret can be something you know that you wouldn’t want another person to know. I guess that’s why right information is scarce.

Do you know that the following websites; and many more, make hundreds to thousands of dollars per day. The Internet is really an awesome place to make money, and only a few who are aware are taking the advantage of it to rake millions.

Is it difficult to make money online?

Making money online is not as difficult as most people think. If you know the right thing to do, you’ll be on the top list.

Although, you are likely to face some challenges in the beginning, especially when you’re just starting for the first time.

The whole process may bore and nonsensical, but never be discouraged. If you put more efforts, you’ll definitely excel.

Does Online Business Require Start-up capital?

It depends on the online business you want to start. Some require little investment, while some require no investment.

I started with no investment and grow from there. I first created a blog on

Blogger is a blogging platform hosted by Google where anyone can create a website for free.

After making some money, I moved from Blogger platform to a self-hosted (paid) You need not to worry how to do all these things, because I’ll show you.

If you are a beginner, I advise you to start with free Blogger, and move to self-hosted (paid) WordPress afterward.

Today, all my sites are on WordPress including this one you’re reading now.

Apart from blogging, there are several other ways you can make money online. I will show you all of them. Just keep reading!

Who can do online business?

If you’re educated enough to use Facebook, WhatsApp or other social media, then you can.

Making money online is most suitable for students, school dropouts, graduates, job seekers, housewives, nursing moms, underpaid workers and many others.

Basic requirements to make money online

Before you think about making money online, these are basic things you need;

1. Account

Having a bank account or e-wallet where your earnings will be paid to is paramount.

2. Passion to make money

You need to be eager and have passionate to make money.

3. Smartphone or Computer

You need a device such as a smart phone, laptop or desktop computer.

4. Internet Connection

Your device need to be fully connected to the internet.

5. Knowledge to make money online

Don’t worry about this one, I’m here to guide you.

Top Ways To Make Money Online – Beginner’s guide

Here, I present to you how to make money online. Go through the list and pick one or two that suit you.

1. Blogging

Blogging is known to be number one online making opportunities in Nigeria. Blogging is the most popular, and one of the easiest ways to make money online.

The richest blogger in Nigeria is Linda Ikeji. She makes $5,000 – $6,500 on a daily basis which is approximately N1.8million in Nigerian Currency.

Blogging is all about writing and publishing information on your web page, and when people visit your website to read those informations, you earn money.

You blog topic can be about politics, pets, health, musics, finance, technology, recipes, news, and so on.

The more traffic (people) you get on your blog, the more money you make.

The simplest way to monetize a blog is through Google AdSense.

Through blogging, you can generate both active and passive income.

Passive income in the sense that your blog can generate income while you are asleep.

There was a time I woke up early in the morning and discover that my blog, had made about $200.

Apart from monetizing your blog with Google AdSense, there are other ways to monetize a blog and make lots of money.

If you become a serious blogger, you will definitely become a millionaire. Although, there are many challenges along the way.

How to make money blogging

If you’re interested to make money blogging, see: how to make money blogging

2. Affiliate Marketing

This is another excellent and reliable way to make money online. If you are the type that love marketing, then you should consider affiliate marketing.

Affiliate Marketing is all about promoting someone’s products, and get paid whenever a sale is made.

Those who enjoy publishing posts on social media such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and so on would definitely enjoy this type of business.

To get started making money online through affiliate marketing, you need to find an affiliate network to register with them.

After signing up for affiliate program, pick product (s) that you would like to promote and start promoting them on social media such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, WhatsApp, Telegram, blog and so on.

The more people buy the products or sign up for services through your promotional link, the more money you make.

Take for example, you’re promoting a product worth $1,000 with 30% commission.

Assuming, you have 2000 friends on Facebook, 1000 followers on Twitter, and many others on Instagram, blog, etc.

If 200 out of all your friends and followers bought the products through your affiliate link. Your total selling price will be $1000 × 200 = $200,000.

Therefore, 30% of $200,000 = $60,000.
$60,000 is your reward.

Affiliate Marketing is booming because many people love buying items online nowadays. So, you can take that as an advantage to make more money online.

If you are interested to become an affiliate marketer, here are the list of top affiliate networks to join.

Top affiliate networks you can join
  • Amazon affiliate
  • Commission Junction affiliate
  • Konga affiliate
  • Impact Radius affiliate
  • Jumia affiliate, and so on.

How to make money through affiliate marketing

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3. YouTube Videos (Vlogging)

This is another top way to make money online. This is is all about making videos and uploading it on YouTube.

If you are the type that enjoy making videos with your smart phone or camera, you can consider starting a YouTube channel.

You can make millions of dollars on YouTube depending on how serious you are. The quality of your content and the number of views you get determine how much you make.

YouTube is the largest video sharing platform on web. There are so many people on YouTube making it possible for you to get millions of viewers.

You must have heard about Emmanuella or Mark Angel comedy. It’s through YouTube vidoe they make their money.

Apart from comedy, you can make videos about anything of interest such as recipes, eating, dancing, setting animal trap, cartoon and many more.

Make original videos, but don’t make it too long; about 2 – 15 minutes, upload it on YouTube, monetize the videos and share your videos’ link on social media to get more views.

As you can see, there is no special skill required to make money on YouTube. The more views you get on your videos, the more money you make.

Make money on YouTube

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4. Freelancing

This is another great way to make money online. A freelancer is someone who work for a variety of companies on contract rather than working for a single company.

If you have any skill such as; writing, graphic design, website design, and so on, then consider being a freelancer.

You can work for different companies or individuals at the comfort of your home. All you need is your computer and internet connection.

Top freelance network you can join

As a freelancer, below are top freelancing networks to join to meet clients;

  • Fiverr,
  • Freelancer,
  • Upwork,
  • Guru, etc.

If you are interested to make money through freelancing, read: How to make money through freelancing to get started.

5. Online Survey

This is another top way to make money online. This is about answering survey questions, giving your honest opinion, completing a questionnaire or filling out forms over the internet, any you get paid doing that.

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7. e-Commerce & dropshipping

e-Commerce is about buying and selling of goods and services over the internet.

e-Commerce business can make you very rich if you start it. In fact, one of the richest men in the world, Jeff Bezos is into e-Commerce business.

Jeff Bezos is the owner of Amazon, an online store where people buy and sell items. You can create an online store and make money.

If you don’t have money to construct a stockroom and store items, you can still venture into this business without having your own items to sell.

There is something many refer to as ‘dropshipping‘. You should create an online shop, then copy inventories for leading manufacturers.

When somebody comes to your online store to buy the products, it will redirect the person to the producer or supplier.

The producer will ship the products to the buyer, collect the money and give you your own percentage.

8. Social media marketing

This is another great way to make money online.

It involves helping organizations to connect with people via social media networks in order to achieve their marketing and branding goals or to increase sales and drive traffic to their websites.

Social media marketing is becoming more popular nowadays people spend most of their time on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and other social platforms.

You can become a social media marketer and help a company find leads on social media. This is profitable all over the world.

You can find social media manager job at,,, and more.

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9. Apps & Websites Testing

This another way to make money online. It is all about testing new or existing mobile apps and websites so that the website owners, coders or designers be able to test what people’s experiences are like with their products; with a major goal to improve their products.

To make money through app and website testing, See

10. Web search testing

This is another fantastic way to make money online. This involves helping search engine like Google, Yahoo and Bing to improve search output.

Notice that any time you use Google search to search for keywords, the outcome will match exactly your search queries.

So amazing, isn’t it? It’s possible because there are people who help web crawlers show relevant outcomes and help in by and large execution.

They are called Web Search Evaluators.

Web search evaluators work on web. All you need for this business is a laptop and internet connection.

To join them, you need to submit an application. If you pass their exam, they will take you, and you’ll be paid every hour.

11. Data entry

Data entry is entering information into a computer. This information is usually from paper documents, then you enter it into a computer using a keyboard.

You do this job for a company. You should simple adhere to directions given to you. Enter the information that is required, send to them and get your money.

You can make $1 to $30 per hour depending on who you’re working for and how fast you are in typing.

You need a laptop or desktop to start and connection to internet.

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12. Online teaching

If you’re are good at any subject or skill, then you can make money teaching others via internet.

There web is full of people from a different part of the world who need to gain some new useful knowledge.

You can teach maths, language, recipes and more.
There are different method to teach, you can write course outlines and then make a video that cover a topic.

Each online course makes up to $5000. This is approximately ₦1.8million when converted into Nigerian currency.

If you are interested to make money through online teaching, read:
How to make money creating and selling online course

13. Visual assistant

A visual assistant gives authoritative remote help to an individual an individual or organization.

It’s like being an office assistant, but this one is done online not in your everyday office.

The duty of a virtual assistant may include: Writing messages, answering messages, typing, receiving calls and so on.

Be that as it may be, all is done at the solace of your home.

You get paid every hour, week by week or month to month depending on terms you agreed. The amount you’ll be paid vary from employers.

There are numerous sites you can go to for this job such as Upwork, Freelancer, LinkedIn, Remote and many more.

13. Translating

Translating is another way to make online. If you can speak an write in different languages, then you can make money online by becoming a translator.

There are opportunities for language translators to work for big companies around the world from the comfort of their home.

The nature of the job involves translating documents, audios, videos and more from one language to another.

There are many sites where you can find translating job like Gengo, Unbabel and many more.

Overt to you

Now, you know several ways to make money online, what will you do? It’s left for you to decide which of the online businesses or work to choose from the list above.

Kindly be informed that I’ll be updating this list from time to time. You can bookmark this page and check back in the future.

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