How College Students Earn Money in Kenya

How Kenyan Students Earn MoneyAre you an undergraduate, college student looking for ways to earn some extra cash online and offline? If you are, then continue reading on this article to learn the 10 most commonly ways undegraduate and college students can use to make money online.

1. Article Writing

Article writing is one of the most commonly ways used by college students to make money online. There are many websites where students can can register for free to submit articles and start earning money online. Such websites that accept international writers includes; iWriter, Elance, Freelancer, Guru, oDesk, among others.

2. Fiverr

Fiverr is another interesting website where you can earn 5 dollar everytime someone purchases your product or service. It is free to signup on Fiverr and open to international members. You just have to register and then list whatever you want to offer on the website. However, every service or product you offer on Fiverr website must be worth $5.

3. SEO Clerks

SEO Clerks is another site similar to Fiverr but unlike Fiverr where whatever service or product you are offering must be worth $5. In SEO Clerks, you are allowed to set up your own prices, depending on what you are offering. There is no fixed pricing and sellers are allowed to charge any amount they deem necessary.

4. Microworker

Microworker is a great website for students who would like to earn money completing small tasks, such as liking a Facebook page, commenting on other blogs, writing a short product description, among other tasks. The website is free to register and accept members from all over the world. No other requirement is needed to get started.

5. Affiliate Marketing

Becoming an affiliate marketer is another great way for a college student to earn money online. However, unlike other methods that does not require you to do any sort of marketing, affiliate marketing will require you to do a little bit of marketing.

Affiliate marketing is considered a good option for students with websites or blogs that are already running. You can also set up a blog but it will require some times to build it and become successful. You will also need to write articles for the blog or website that you set up.

6. Squadhelp

Squadhelp is a good website for creative students who are able to come up with interesting ideas. Customers and enterpreneurs go to Squadhelp to outsource workers to complete various projects. Some of the project commonly listed on Squadhelp include;

  • Company Names from $50
  • Taglines & Slogans from $50
  • Viral Marketing from $150
  • Viral Videos from $200
    Website Testing from $100
  • Usability Testing from $100
  • Article Writing from $50
  • SEO Analysis from $75
  • Site Design from $100
  • Logos from $75, among others

These projects are entered into contests form of competition so that workers can compete among each other.  So, this means you have to be very creative inorder for you to be able to win a project.

7. Offering Services Online

If you have a special talent then you could turn it to money making. A good example of a talent that you can turn to money making is plaiting ladies hair or designing simple websites designs like logos.

You could start by creating a Facebook page where you can market your services for a small fee. I have seen students making alot of money from this kind of services.

8. Becoming a Private Tutor

Becoming a private tutor is another great way to earn some extra money during your free time. There will always be some students who are not very good in certain subjects or those who misses some lessons during school semesters due to illness and other problems. You can contact their parents and offer tutoring lessons at the comfort of their homes.

9. Entertainment

Are you a comedian, dancer or do you think you have a special talent that you could use to entertain some people. If you do, then you could offer your service during holidays or weekends in exchange of a small fee.

There are many restaurants and fun joints owners who are always looking for talented people to hire to entertain their customers.

10. Helping Other Students Complete Their Project

There will always be those “lazy students” who just cannot complete their school projects on time. You could offer to help or guide them in exchange of a small fee.

Guiding other students does not mean you have to do the project for them. Basically, it means showing them the right way to do it inorder to come up with a good project. Just the same way a lecturer can guide you when making a thesis or similar projects.

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