Make money online

It is possible to make money online but it will not be easy because of competition .  Every one is trying to make money online because it is FREE to set up a blog on blogspot.com or WordPress.com. Even if you decide on a paid service, a domain name and hosting will cost as little as Ksh 2,500 per year.Order your domain here domain name.

Also the  internet cost is coming down (a good thing!) and most of us can access the internet to update our websites from our homes, places of work or on our phones. Hence most of us have a blog or web page online.

There are generally five ways of making money online:

1) through advertising

This is where you post adverts (images, videos ) from other companies that will pay you per-click received. A good example is Google Adsense. Sign up with Google Adsense to get your money send to you via Western Union – no hustle.

2) by selling products

If you have antique furniture, ebooks and software for sale. A software can be a web application, phone apps or business software. E-commerce has been a challenge in Kenya because we lacked an online payment getaway. But now you can set up a PayPal account and payments from your website will be remitted securely to your PayPal account. Set up a free PayPal account.

Sign up for PayPal and start accepting credit card payments instantly.

An alternative to PayPal is Kenya’s Pesapal.com that allows you to receive MPESA, YU, ZAP and credit card payments from your website.We can help you integrate your website with PayPal and Pesapal – fill our contact form.

3) by selling services

You want to promote your law firm, consultancy service, web design, language translation, tours and travel, data entry …this is for you.

4) through affiliate marketing

Affiliate marketing is when you promote other peoples products on your website and get a percentage for every sell you convert. You can start to make money via our affiliate programs – promote domain and web hosting and get a commission for every referral – Join our affiliate program

5) through online jobs

This is the same as selling services,but you do not need a website to get started.Sign up on Elance. and start bidding for jobs – data entry, proof reading, ghost writing  to PHP  programming .

How do your website or blog generate more money?

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