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Start making money online
while you sleep using this 7 passive income ideas listed in this article.
The rate at which most people rush out of their homes every day so as to get to a job that makes the owner rich while they end up getting a salary at the end of the month is alarming.
This rat race will
definitely not end if an alternative is not found to start making extra income
for yourself even while you are asleep.
Over the years, it has never been recorded that a person became wealthy by receiving a salary from an employer this is why you need something to start bringing extra income.
For you to be able to live the kind of life you so desire and still make money while you sleep or travel the world, passive income is the way forward.
The internet has provided you and me with the opportunity to start making passive income and if you stay consistent, you can turn it into a full-time income stream.
Now, why I really love this passive income idea that the internet has provided is the fact that it can be done in your spare time.
This methods I am about to share with you (I am sure you have heard of them before) is not sometimes that takes all of your time to create.
You can start working on one
of these passive income ideas when you are not working on your day job.
For me, I work on mine during the weekends.
Before I continue, I what to
share with you what passive income is
Most people keep hearing the
word passive income but are still wondering what it really means.
Let me explain it
Unlike the traditional 9-5
jobs that people earn money by going to work for 30 days to receive a salary.
Passive income is far
With passive income, all you need is to do the work earlier and you start making money from it subsequently.
For example, there are some
articles I have written on this blog and others of my blog years ago and people
still read them today and I still make money from adverts on those blog post.
Note: At first, you will
have to put in a lot of work if you are serious about making passive income
while you sleep.
Once you put in the work and have a system put in place, all you will have to do is sit back and watch your money pile up.
If you want to take this passive income a step further so as to make more money while you sleep, you can add two or more of these ideas.
Without wasting much time
let us jump straight into the passive income ideas
Yep, blogging is my first
passive income idea.
Most people still wonder if
blogging is profitable and I can tell you that in 2019 yes it is profitable.
As a blogger, there are most
of my blogs that I have written or visited it in a long time but they still
earn me money.
Once you start a blog and put in the work by creating high-quality contents, making them SEO friendly and inputting ads or affiliate products in them you are sure to start making passive income.
The thing about blogging is
that you have to choose the right niche.
There are various niches that you can start blogging about that are profitable and they include fashion, health, business, technology, sports, music, etc.
One of the fastest and sure methods of making passive income online while you sleep is through affiliate marketing.
As an affiliate marketing,
your job will be to help other people promote their products and you get a
commission after a sale.
Affiliate marketing goes
hand in hand with blogging as you can promote products on your blog. Though you
can start affiliate marketing without having a blog.
For you to become an
affiliate marketer, you will have to join to eCommerce websites and start
promoting their products.
As you register as an
affiliate marketer, you will be given a special link to different products that
you can promote.
There are lots of eCommerce websites that you can join and they include Amazon, Jumia, Konga, etc.
There are different ways to
do affiliate marketing, you can either write a post about a certain topic and
recommend products for people to buy.
For example, you can write on how to lose weight and they recommend weight loss products people can buy.
Another way is to review
Create An eBook
Lol, I am sure you got a
little confused when you saw eBook.
Don’t be, creating an eBook
is not as hard as it looks, with a few free tools at your disposal you can
write an eBook by yourself and publish it.
When it comes to writing an
eBook, the first thing you need is to get a topic you are familiar with and
know a lot about and you are good to go.
For example, if you are a
fitness trainer, you can write an eBook on how people can keep feet and the
different fitness exercise they can do in their homes.
Unlike your normal textbooks that have up to 100 pages, an eBook can be as short as 10 to 20 pages.
The key to making money with
eBook is that you must make sure that your eBook is parked with useful
Amazon kindle is a great
place to publish your eBook as it gives you the opportunity to reach millions
You can as well write an
eBook and advertise it on your blog so people can purchase.
As for the tools of writing an eBook, you can use Microsoft word and they convert it to PDF.
Start A YouTube Channel
Video video video.
Video content is gradually
taking over as most people now spend more time on YouTube than any other
Because of these advertisers
are now redirecting their money for adverts to video creators.
You will not imagine how
much most people make on their YouTube channels.
The cool thing about YouTube
is that you can create all kinds of videos and if you are able to optimize it
and drive traffic you will surely make money from ads and affiliate marketing.
What scares people away from
creating videos is the equipment’s need but the thing is with just your
smartphone you can start a YouTube channel.
The moment you put up a
video on YouTube and start getting subscribers and views you are sure of passive
There are a lot of people that have created videos on YouTube several years ago and they still make money from those videos today.
Start A Podcast
Another great way for people
to share information and make passive income while they sleep is through
Since most people might not have the chance of watching a YouTube video or reading a blog post due to a tight schedule podcast helps to transform your information to a listening format.
So people can download and
listen to your podcast while they drive or do other activities.
You can decide to make your
podcast in episodes so you can release them daily, weekly or monthly so people
can listen and as well download.
Audacity is a free tool that
you can use to start recording your podcast and sharing them to your blog.
When it comes to a podcast, I usually suggest people go into the entertainment niche so they can keep delivering good contents regularly.
With display ads, affiliate marketing and sponsored contents you can start making passive income from a podcast.
Unlike an eCommerce website where you have to gather products or get merchants to display their products on your site and you have to figure out a way to package and deliver a product when someone buys drop shipping is different.
With drop shipping, you
don’t need to have any item stored in a warehouse or worry about how to deliver
All you have to do is get in
contact with a manufacturer, get images of the products and display on your
So when someone buys from
your website, the order is automatically sent to the manufacturers and they
package and deliver the said items.
Your main job would be to create a website and drive traffic to it.
Start A Print On Demand
If you are good at designing or just want to write cool stuff on T-shirts, mugs, pillowcases, phone cases, etc. you can start a print on demand business.
This business is passive in
a way that all you have to do is make a design, signup for a print of demand
website, add your designs to mock-ups and drive traffic to it.
There are various sites you can use but my favorite is Teespring and Merch by Amazon.
Get to learn more by
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