WORKING 9.00am to 5.00pm is the routine many Nigerians are familiar with. While some have side businesses where they can earn extra cash, others don’t.
Regardless, you must have been thinking about how to make more money beyond your day job. This is where technology comes in. Although technology has contributed to job losses, it has also created. In line with this, here are five tech savvy things you can do to earn more money. You just need a little bit of training to learn these things.
Every serious business must have a functioning and active website. This is more important for those in the e-commerce sector. Owning a website is not negotiable. You can make money if you find time to learn the act of designing websites. Besides, there are free website design tools anyone can use.
Like websites, organisations are building apps because of its simplicity and ease of usage. And as smartphone usage rise in Nigeria, businesses will have no choice than to build apps.It is an opportunity you can explore. Of course, you need a few months training. You can start now.
You don’t necessarily need a camera to take good pictures. Depending on the brand, your smartphone can comfortably do the job of getting crisp and clear images. To be more professional you can use a digital camera. And you can sell these pictures online on Alamy, Shutterstock and Dreamstime.
Managing social media
Social media is no longer a joke. Some people are earning money managing social media accounts notwithstanding if it is on a full time or part time basis. It is one of the important places to reach potential customers and also a platform to interact with them. So, hone your social media skills and before you know you will start managing social media accounts.
Teach classes online
You can also teach classes online to earn money. If you are very
knowledgeable in a particular field, you can offer that skill or subject
and get paid. You do this by preparing a course outline and set a fee. You
can use myebookhub.com.
This piece was sent in by Adeniyi Ogunfowoke, a PR Associate at Jumia Travel