If you have have been asking yourself “What business can I do with my laptop and earn $1000 per month in Nigeria?”
You can be sure you are in the right place. I will do my best to ensure you leave this post with a clear understanding of different businesses you can do with your laptop.
I will be showing you 7 different businesses that you can do with your laptop to earn $1000 online monthly, in Nigeria. I know $1000 might seem like a large amount of money right now because many senior civil servants in Nigeria can’t boast of a $1,000 monthly salary but if you take action, you can do this.
At the end of this article, you will have known 7 online businesses in Nigeria that you can make $1000 per month.
1. Social Media Management.
As a social media manager, you can work from anywhere with your laptop and make $1000 per month in Nigeria. Social Media manager helps brands, businesses and VIPs to manage their social media profile like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn.
The primary function of a social manager are:
- Post on Social Media Platforms
- Create engaging/educative posts on Social Media that are in line with the brand message.
- Reply to customer’s inquiries on Social Media platforms.
You can work for more than a client as a Social Media Manager and effortlessly make $1000 per month. With the use of hoot-suite and buffer, you can plan and schedule posts across these platforms for better time management.
2. YouTube Channel
You can make $1000 in Nigeria with your laptop by starting a YouTube Channel. Since you will be taking the YouTube channels as a business and not a hobby, you can effortlessly make three times of $1000 with time.
PRO TIP: After you have successfully monetized a YouTube Channel, create more channels to monetize and triple your earnings. It is actually easy to monetize and build your audience on subsequent channels, after the first channel.
You can have a channel for your profession/career, share your life principles and faith on another channel, do book reviews on another one, and so on. Always start with a YouTube channel; create it, publish content consistently, monetize it and repeat the process for another channel.
How to make $1000 on YouTube with your laptop in Nigeria.
I. Pick a Profitable Niche.
In choosing a profitable niche, you must do proper research to determine the profitability of your speciality. Keyword research, YouTube search volume, numbers of YouTubers in that Niche, and much more should be taken into consideration.
You don’t have to be an expert before creating and publishing content, but you must be willing to make detailed research.
II. Who are Your Target Audiences?
1.3 Billion people are using YouTube, are you targeting all of them or only divorced black American women? Be specific in targeting your audience.
You must take into consideration your accent, personality, fluency in English before concluding on your target audience.
If you have a strong Nigerian accent, it is better to focus on Nigerians and discuss what Nigerians will interest them on your channel, as you grow other Nationality will be attracted to your content.
III. Select A Method of Presentation.
Based on your target audience, what is the best way of presenting your information to them, in such a way that it will be easily digested? Do you want to use slides, explainer videos, animation, or recording yourself? These are some of the ways to present your content to them.
IV. Produce and Publish Content consistently.
It’s advisable to focus on consistency rather than publishing many videos randomly without consistency.
Have a content calendar, ensure you publish weekly; same day and time. You can use Application to schedule your post.
Also, to save time and energy. It’s advisable to mass produce your videos and publish them weekly, having a content calendar make this very easy.
V. Ask for Subscriber
After publishing your Videos, make sure you direct traffic to the video as soon as possible, this is to enable you:
- Build your follower
- Increase Video views
- Influence the YouTube Algorithm: YouTube will direct more traffic to “promising ” videos.
Show your videos to Family and Friends, share it on your social media, and use Ads to direct traffic to it. This will ensure the videos reach the first 1000 subscribers and 40,000 views needed to monetize the channel.
VI. Monetize Your Videos
There are many ways to monetize your channel. The simplest way is through the YouTube Partner Program that paid you based on views on your videos.
You can also create a course around what your channel is about, or promote other person courses as an affiliate. Selling Merchandise and products is another way to monetize it.
One good advantage of having a YouTube channel is because it can serve as a source of passive income. Even if you stop publishing Videos after you have monetized the channel through AdWords (which is not advisable), you still get paid as much as people are still watching your videos.
2. Run Facebook Ads for Local Businesses
You can run Facebook Ads for local businesses with your laptop and make more than $1000 every month in Nigeria.
Most businesses are going digital to expand their client base and make more profit. These businesses are willing to pay people to run paid adverts for them to increase their profits.
Facebook has a free course on how to run Ads on their platform and a simple YouTube search – ‘running profitable Facebook Ads’ will reveal many videos that will teach you a lot on running profitable Facebook Ads.
Clients are required to pay a signing on fee, and you take a commission from every Advertising budget. With this, it is easy to hit more than $1000 goals per month.
3. Social Media Influencing
Social Media Influencers are the “big boys” of the social media world. These influencers charge a large amount of money to promote brands, services or products. Therefore, it is easy for an influencer to make $1000 monthly in Nigeria.
These influencers have a large following on social media. They build an audience by consistently sharing valuable information on a particular niche, and position themselves as an expert, in that niche.
Therefore, when they recommend products or services, people buy these products/services because they trust their recommendation.
Companies and Brands pay them well to recommend products and services, to their followers on social media.
To become an influencer, you must be:
- Prepared to CONSISTENTLY share valuable information, knowledge, and resources in your niche, for your followers.
- Be known for one niche: You shared content on entertainment last month; health content this month; and move to Education next month. Stay in your niche!!!
- Be consistent: You have to consistently share valuable information in your niche regularly.
- Willing to market yourself: You must be ready to reach out to brands and companies for you to promote their products/services at the beginning.
There will be a lot of heavy work at the beginning; in terms of research, creating valuable content, and building your follower-ship. Once you become recognized as an expert in your niche, $1000 will be the minimum fee you charged for a gig.
4. Virtual Assistance Business
Many busy professionals are willing to outsource some of their administrative tasks to other people so that they can focus on more productive tasks.
Mundane tasks like:
- Reading and replying to emails.
- Posting on Social Media.
- Booking flights.
- Designing presentation slides and many more.
These tasks are outsourced to virtual assistants so that they can focus on building their business and brands.
Virtual assistants are majorly paid per hour. The number of hours worked will determine the amount paid, this enables the virtual assistants to be able to work for more than one client. Majority of Virtual assistants work for 3 or more clients on average.
Becoming a virtual assistant is a way to bank $1000 per month while working from home. It is one of the quickest ways to make money online in Nigeria.
Blogging is another way to make $1000 monthly in Nigeria. With blogging, you can create a passive stream of income with your laptop.
You can blog about any of your areas of interest or expertise. Some topics are known to be more profitable than others.
Therefore, it is advisable to carry out a little research before starting out. You don’t have to be an expert on the topic, but you must be willing to do proper research, to avoid misleading your audience.
You won’t start making $1000 from your first month, but as you continue churning out quality content and increase the traffic unto your blog, you will be able to make more than $1000 in a couple of months.
6. Affiliate Marketing
Affiliate marketing is another way of making $1000 per month from your laptop in Nigeria. You can promote other people’s products and earn a commission for every sale made. There are many affiliating platforms you can sign up with, once you sign up, you are free to promote products on their platforms.
Some affiliate platforms give up to 70% commission per sale, that is you earn 70% of the product price for every sale you make. Examples of these platforms are Clickbanks, JvZoo, WarriorPlus, and Expertnaire.
Aside, affiliate platforms, many companies like Grammarly, Udemy, Amazon, Bluehost and many more have an affiliate program for their products and services. Customers (that are affiliates) can make money by recommending these products and services to other people.
These are 7 businesses you can do with your laptop and make $1000 per month in Nigeria.
It is highly unlikely you will make $1000 in your first month doing any of these businesses, but if you can put in the necessary work. In a few months, you will definitely make more than $1000 with your laptop in Nigeria.