How To Make Money Online In Ghana As A Student

How To Make Money Online In Ghana As A Student
Many students are looking for how to earn some extra wages to support their parents given pocket allowances without engaging in illegal things like scamming and theft.
We have earlier shared a post on how to make money online as a student in Nigeria so today we'll be extending to the Ghanaian. Before I begin, there are so many so sites for making money in Ghana and a few other money making apps in Ghana but majority of them offer very little incentives.
So if you have been looking for how to make money in Ghana as a student, then this article is surely made for you. Although the article is not exclusively for students in Ghana, other students from Nigeria, Tanzania, South Africa, Togo, Gambia and many other African countries will still benefit from the things listed below.
To work online and get paid through mobile money in Ghana, you have to work with the indigenous companies because many of the things listed below will require that you create a Payoneer or PayPal account. To be honest, there is no free money in Ghana, you'll have to work before you can eat. However, you can do online surveys for cash in Ghana or join some money making groups in Ghana but many of these things offer very little pays.
So what if you want to earn a good living online? Then you have to check out these 25 awesome ways to make money online as a beginner without making any investments.

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How To Make Money Easily As A Student In Ghana

There are many legitimate ways students in Ghana can make money online and we'll share them below. The easiest way of making money is by putting what you read into practice, it pays like magic.

- Blogging

There are not so many blogs in Ghana as there are in Nigeria, so you can take a good advantage of that. Starting and monetizing a blog is really not very hard or expensive, with a cheap hosting space from Bluehost and a domain of $12 per year, you can start an online career as a Ghanaian blogger.
Becoming successful as a blogger however requires that you get good traffic.
People in Ghana love entertainment, so it would be a good take off. There are a lot of free traffic sources for your blog, some of them include Twitter, Facebook, Nairaland, PepTribe, Google and Google+.
One of the best traffic sources for all bloggers is the search engines, and you may need to check out these our awesome SEO guide for beginners. After launching the blog and creating awesome contents, the next is to think about how to make money from it. Making money from your blog, except you're a pro isn't one of the easiest tasks.
However there are so many ways and we have previously discussed them. A rundown on the ways to monetize your blog in Ghana include:
- Ad Networks: You can use ad networks such as Google Adsense, Chitika, Taboola, MGID, InfoLinks, Media.net, Propeller Ads and so may other ad networks.
- Sponsored Posts: Sponsored posts and selling of links is another way of monetizing your blog, however it can get you a penalty from Google search engine if you overdo it.
- Selling of your products: You can create a shop on Sellfy and sell your products there. There are also other e-commerce clouds where you can upload your products for sales such as Gumroad, Amazon and Kobo [more listed here].
- Selling of ad spaces: You can also make money from your blog by selling ad spaces on your blog. This time around, no ad network acts as an intermediary and you earn 100% of your revenue, however you need good traffic.
- Affiliate marketing: Affiliate marketing is also another key way to monetize your blog, and we will see that in the next sub-topic.
Footnote: You can see a lot of other awesome ways to make money from our e-book, 'The Successful Blogger'!

- Affiliate Marketing

Affiliate marketing is another awesome way to make money online, and even bloggers combine it with other ways of making money from their blogs. To make good money from affiliate marketing in Ghana, you have to be familiar with what products Ghanaian patronize mostly.
We have written a post on 10 awesome affiliate programs for beginners and you can start from there.
Now what is affiliate marketing all about? All you do is to get a product, promote them on your platform, say blogs or social media handles, get people to purchase them and earn commissions for yourself.
You can check out some awesome affiliate programs:
- The Etisalat Affiliate Program
- The Glo Affiliate Program
- ClickBank Affiliate Program
- GTB Affiliate Program
There are s lot more of affiliate articles, and you can consider checking them out.
Footnote: For more on affiliate marketing, please check out our e-book, 'Making Millions In Your Dark Room'!

- Freelancing

Aside blogging and affiliate marketing, freelancing is another chief way to make money online as a student in Ghana. It requires your brain, no investments or much capital to get you started. There are many things to do as a freelancer and they include graphics designing, article writing and app creation.
They are all left for you to choose from any of them and then the money will start flowing in.

- Graphics Designing

I included this under freelancing but I still need to explain it further here. There are many good software that you can start to design your graphics and many of them are not even very expensive.
Sites like PeoplePerHour and Fiverr can help you get clients.

There are so many other ways to make money online as a student, but we decided to limit to these few. 
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