- Free Ways To Make Money Online (2019 Guide)
Ever heard of the saying “Nothing goes for nothing?”
Well, today, I am here to disprove that.
In this article, you will discover that some things go for nothing, as I will show you how to make money online without spending a dime.
Yeah. You got it…
Without a single dime.
Making money online is really a dream come true, as it offers utmost freedom to make money at your own pace.
You can work and make money effortlessly, even while on a vacation.
Isn’t that cool?
Now, you can find below, some of the best ways to make money online in Nigeria, without actually spending a dime.
Ever heard of website testing?
Well, this is the process of carrying out tests on websites, usually to make reviews about their user interface, overall navigation, and quality.
How to I make money from this?
Now, there are companies out there that pay users to become website testers.
Isn’t that wonderful?
All you need in this job is good English language skills, a computer, a microphone, and a webcam (optional).
With all these, you can sit in front of your computer, sip a cup of coffee, and make real money effortlessly.
How do I find these companies that pay?
Finding companies that pay website testers is as easy as reading below.
Here are some companies that pay website testers.
- User Testing
Ever thought of earning upto $15 for a 20-minutes work?
With this website testing company (Usertesting), that is a complete reality.
To become a tester, all you need to do is visit: www.usertesting.com/be-a-user-tester, and enter your email, to receive a sample test.
If you pass the sample test, you’d start receiving real tests.
You receive between $10-$15 for every 20 minutes test you complete.
User Testing accepts testers all around the world.
You can visit www.usertesting.com, for more info.
This is another good website testing company that pay users for testing websites.
With this company, you get upto $10 for a 15 minutes test completed.
To join TryMyUI, you just have to visit https://www.trymyui.com/worker/signup , Fill in your details, and hit the submit button.
After signing up, you will be given a qualification test.
If you pass this test, you will start receiving real tests.
Want to earn $5 in 5 minutes?
Then join “Validately”.
With validately, it is completely possible.
They pay you $5 for a 5 minutes test, and pay a minimum of $25 for live tests (30 minutes) with a moderator.
The only disadvantage is that they pay only through Paypal.
However, if you can access a Paypal account, you’d be good to go.
With Userfeel, you earn $10 for each test completed.
To get started, all you need to do is signup and take their sample test.
If you pass the test, you will start receiving real tests.
Other website testing companies are;
And lots more.
Aside from this, you can join “Testingtime“.
A website that pays users to test digital products.
Tests are carried out via skype (30 minutes – 1 hour), and you get €50 for each test completed.
Payments are made through “Paypal” or “Payza” between 5-10 days.
You can request for payment after even just one test.
You can try this out, but make sure you have a good webcam and internet connection.
Taking Paid Surveys
As long as you are looking a free and effortless way to make money online, you must consider taking surveys.
What is a paid survey?
A paid survey is type of survey where an individual receives a reward for providing real feedback to a business brand or company.
That is, you get paid to answer simple questions.
Isn’t that superb?
Now, you will find below, some paid survey sites you can try out.
- Triaba Nigeria
As a Nigerian, this should be your best bet, when it comes to taking paid surveys online.
Triaba is a survey site that has survey panels in 63 countries (including Nigeria).
It is rare to see a survey site with numerous surveys available to people in this region.
With Triaba, you can earn up to $3 per survey, and you can cashout when you have accumulated up to $10.
Even as a Nigerian, you receive surveys almost immediately you sign up.
You can visit https://www.triaba.com/ng , to learn more.
Ever heard of swagbucks?
Ok…(For those who have not) Swagbucks is one of the best survey sites in the world today.
One good thing about swagbucks is that they offer a $10 signup bonus.
While you can make money on swagbucks by watching videos, playing games and completing other tasks, their major earning method is by taking paid surveys.
They pay from 100-2,000 SBs per survey, depending on the length of the survey.
What are SBs?
SBs can also be called “Swagbucks”.
For every task you complete on swagbucks, you earn SBs (Swagbucks).
1,000 SBs is equivalent to $1.00.
With Swagbucks, you can accumulate a reasonable amount of cash within a short time, but it all depends on your region.
In Africa, it takes more time to earn on Swagbucks, as surveys are not always available.
As a Nigerian, you can cash out your earnings on swagbucks only with Amazon gift cards, Walmart giftcards, or google play gift cards.
Survey Junkie is also one of the best paid survey sites in the world today.
All you need to do is visit their website, and signup.
With survey junkie, you can earn upto $2.00 if you complete all your sign up processes.
You earn 25 points for creating an account, 50 points for confirming your email and answering questions in your user profile, 5 points for taking your first tour to see how survey junkie works, another 50 points for completing additional sub-profiles, and a few more bonuses.
Now thats what I call earning.
In survey junkie, 100 points = $1.00
You earn between 10-500 points per survey between 1-20 minutes.
That is, you earn between $0.10 – $5.00 per survey.
Points can be redeemed for Paypal cash, but as a Nigerian, you can only cash out with gift cards, when you have upto a minimum of $10.
Other survey sites are;
- Vindale Research ($0.25 – $0.50 per survey)
- Inbox Dollars (upto $5 per survey)
You can try out these survey sites to start earning cool cash online without paying anything, right here in Nigeria.
One of the best ways to make money online in Nigeria is by becoming a freelancer.
Who is a freelancer?
A freelancer is a person who offers his services to others for money.
Now, there are several freelance sites that can connect you to people who are looking for freelancers.
All you need to do is discover your skills and talents (web designing, writing, video editing, proof reading, photo editing, e.t.c), and create a profile in one of the freelance sites to get jobs.
Here are some freelance sites.
- People Per Hour
Some freelance writing sites that pay in Naira
As a freelancer, you build credibility by completing jobs within the agreed time.
A freelancer can earn up to $30 or more per hour, depending on his/her schedule.
Selling Online Courses
Do you have a certain skill, or are you an expert in a certain field?
If yes, then you are wasting time already.
All you have to do is create and sell a course online.
People are already making money from this.
How do I create a course online?
Creating and selling an online course is very easy.
You just need to sign up to a platform that allows you to do this, and you can start earning right away.
Here are some platforms to create and sell online courses.
Teachable is one of the best platforms to create and sell online courses.
With over 62,000 instructors, over 15million students, about 154,000 courses, and over $259million earned by instructors, Teachable is surely the right platform, if you want to make passive income with your online course.
With Teachable, you can create a course in minutes, and it is absolutely free.
To get started, visit https://teachable.com
Just like “Teachable”, Thinkific is another wonderful platform to create and sell online courses.
Thinkific gives you freedom and full control over your online course, and they have beginner-friendly controls, when designing your course.
You can learn more about thinkific by visiting https://www.thinkific.com/
Other sites to create and sell online courses are;
- Digital Chalk
- And lots more.
This is surely a good way to make cool cash online in Nigeria, without spending a dime.
Aside from these fast and free methods mentioned in this article, you can start a blog or a youtube channel right here in Nigeria, and make money from it, or you can do affilliate marketing (Jumia affilliate program, Konga affilliate program, Kaymu affilliate program, Bet9ja affilliate program, Amazon affilliate program, and Alixpress affilliate program), to make money by promoting products to potential consumers.
All these methods do not require even a dime to start.
All you have to do is choose one you are comfortable with, and you are good to go.
So far, I believe you now know how to make money online in Nigeria without paying anything.