How to make money on Nairaland [Tips]


Making money on Nairaland is indisputably a lookout by most young freelance entrepreneurs. Everyone can make money on Nairaland in as much as they have one or two digital skills. Today thousands of enterpreneurs are making 6 figure income online from Nairaland. Nairaland since its launch in 2005 has become a significant freelance marketplace. Not only did it establish credibility within a short span of time but it also has emerged as one of the largest forums for the Nigerian youths.

The question is, can you make money from Nairaland? Definitely, but the level of difficulty will vary from service to service. Based on my experience as a buyer and seller, I truly do believe that there is still space in the Nairaland forum and the tips shared in this post will help you achieve some great results.

What Is Nairaland?

Nairaland is an online community created by Seun Osewa in March 2005 targeted towards Nigerians. 
Nairaland has 2,190,050 registered members and 4,775,197 topics created (as at February 22, 2019), and is ranked as the 10th most visited site in Nigeria as at August 2018,(and the 4th most visited indigenous site) according to Alexa.com. 
This statistic suggests that a maximum 3% of Nigerian Internet users are registered on Nairaland compared to Facebook's 11 million Nigerian users which corresponds to approximately 20% of the Internet population. Nairaland, however, does have a considerable number of unregistered users, as registration is only necessary for posting.

Figures published by Nairaland in June 2018 suggest that they had 16,668,654 visits from 6,845,453 unique visitors and 60,031,356 pageviews in the 30 days of that month. In January 2019, Nairaland witnessed 37,865,408 visits from 9,251,361 unique visitors, totaling into 260,881,761 pageviews, which is nearly four times its monthly traffic five years ago. – Wikipedia.

How To Make Money On Nairaland.

Applying these tips will help you convert your Nairaland profile into a business profile that stands out among the crowd.
  1.  Affilate Marketing. Affiliate marketing is a type of performance-based marketing in which a business rewards one or more affiliates for each visitor or customer brought by the affiliate's own marketing efforts.This platform has thousands of views per day so if you are an affiliate marketer, you can increase your earnings through referrals from Nairaland.
  2. Article Writing/ Contents Rewrite. If you are very good with words, then you can turn your skills and talent into cash by offering freelance writing services.
  3. Nairaland members frequently require the services of skilled writers to help them with application letters, business plans, proposals, blog posts, newspaper articles, research publications, resume writing and so on.
  4. Web Designing Services. Nigerians are becoming more aware of the benefits of having an online presence. Having a website or blog can help individuals generate additional income through various online business models, and it can help businesses attract more customers and boost sales. This is why the demand for professional website and blog design services is now on the high. If you are a web designer, Nairaland can help you attract clients.
  5. Build Traffics. This is one of the commonest ways people make money indirectly on Nairaland. If you have a blog and have monetized it with Google Adsense or any other ad network, you can generate more revenue by pulling massive traffic to your blog from Nairaland. A smart way to go about this is to copy an interesting post on your blog or its excerpt and paste it on Nairaland, and then add the link to your blog under the post. Nairaland members who find the post interesting will follow the link to your blog to read more of your content.
  6. Sell eBooks. If you have deep knowledge in a particular field that is of interest to a huge number of Nigerians, or you know how to solve a certain problem that most Nigerians are dying to solve, then you can package all the information in an ebook and market it on Nairaland. If your ebook is moderately priced and contains very helpful information, it will sell well.

Conclusion:

Always remember that Nairaland is a means to an end, not an end in itself. So, For your aims to be achieved, you still have to do your own advertising. If you’re a writer, share your contents and also remember to put out good contents. Hit on the share button if this write up has been of any assistance to you. 
Precious Effiang

Hi, My Name Is Precious Effiang, Head Publicist of MyGuideOut. You can contact me via WhatsApp +2349028299653

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