Considering the numerous high-income skills out there, it can be very difficult to decide on which is better and which to settle for. Look no further! This article is all you need.
Today, it is becoming more and more difficult in Nigeria to find and keep a gainfully paying job. This is especially true for undergraduates and even graduates of higher institutions.
Someone once made a joke that as more people graduate from university each year, the number of POS stands in Nigeria, increases. As sad and depressing as that sounds, we cannot ignore the element of truth in it.
In a bid to sustain themselves, we’ve had graduates go into jobs that don’t even pay so well, meanwhile, they are a lot of businesses out there, you can venture into with little to no capital.
Why settle for a single piece when you can have the whole cake yourself?
With the incessant ASUU strike, it has become very necessary for undergraduates to learn a skill. Someone said, “Education is not the key anymore, the lock has been changed.” The world is fast becoming digital and wise people align with the changes.
There was a time when the word Entrepreneur was thought to be a fancy way of saying Unemployed. Not anymore.
The economic situation in Nigeria today has prompted more people to become entrepreneurs. Truth is, most entrepreneurs actually earn a lot more and live far more comfortable lives than some professional workers.
The digital world is taking control of the world as we know it. With the right skill set, you can take proper control of your financial life, and go from earning peanuts to being able to afford the kind of life you desire. If this sounds like you, this article was tailor-made for you.
Without further ado, let’s dive right into these high income skills that can serve as your side hustle in Nigeria.
Copywriting is an effective form of marketing; it involves using words to sell things. If you enjoy writing and you are good at it, why not make money from it? I believe your passion can very well be your profession. Many business owners are in need of copywriters to help them write reviews for their businesses. Take advantage of this knowledge and monetize your writing skill.
Become a Virtual Assistant
While you lay in bed lamenting about Nigeria’s economic condition, thousands of Nigerians are earning Dollars by working as virtual assistants. The plus side to this is that you get to work from the comfort of your home. This is where your good communication skills and high sense of organization come to play.
Digital Marketing which is also known as online marketing is a form of marketing. It involves connecting brands to potential customers. Digital marketing uses social media and other online channels to create a digital print for a business. The next time you’re scrolling through social media, remember that with the right skill set, you can be making money from it.
This is a means of increasing awareness of a brand, using either pictures, video animations, skits or even articles. Although content creation falls under digital marketing, you can still go ahead to leverage on creating content alone and make some cool cash while at it.
A lot of businesses even the seemingly little ones, need a website to promote their businesses. Website design covers the planning and building of elements of a website. With this skill, you can leverage freelance sites like Upwork, Fiverr and others and make a lot of money.
Even though this space appears crowded, the demand for graphics designers is still high, especially those who are well grounded in the knowledge of UI, UX design. Graphics design is very flexible; it involves creating visual content to communicate a message. There are many online graphic design courses online you can start from.
Affiliate Marketing is a very easy way to earn some cool cash on the side even as a student. All you need to do is help a company, an organization or even a small business owner market their products and you earn a commission from each sale. It’s as easy as that.
We explained the nitty gritty of Affiliate Marketing in a previous article. You can find it here https://www.livefromnaija.com/affiliate-marketing/
In conclusion, make the most of whatever free time you have. Learn as many courses as you can. Go as far as paying to learn some more advanced courses because the truth is, someday, you are going to be glad you did,
With this information of high income skills for side hustle in Nigeria, tell me, what exactly is your excuse for remaining broke?