Making Money for Students: Ten Viable Businesses you can do Part Time

Making money especially in times like this is very crucial. And, as a student, you can make money working part-time doing one or more businesses. The good news is, no matter who you are, you can apply these ideas and start making money.

So, quickly let’s let you in on the ideas.

  1. Taking tutorials

Many students on campus find it difficult to learn certain things on their own. This is an ample opportunity to make money. All you need do is offer your knowledge and help out and then get paid in return. The good news also is that there are certain platforms where you can offer such tutorial services and get paid in dollars. You may want to check out our write-up on how to freelance and make money on Upwork.

  1. Writing

Are you gifted in writing? Writing is a form of content creation service for which you can provide and earn money in exchange. There are students who are either lazy or are not so gifted in writing and who require writing services. Why not? You can professionalize your writing gift. There are students who require project writing. Some other clients on fiverr.com or upwork.com require writing services for their websites, books, e-books, blogs, et cetera.

  1. Graphic Design

Graphic design skill is a very good skill that is usually needed. A firm knowledge of design tools such as Corel Draw, Adobe Photoshop, Inkscape, and others is an asset to whoever knows it. As mentioned earlier, the skill of graphic design can be readily employed on freelancing platforms.

  1. Photography

Think about it, many students and people generally love to see themselves look good in pictures. Trust me, photography is a very profitable business these days. Students who engage in photography make a lot of money from it.

  1. Video editing

Wow! Video editing is a very good skill. And, learning it doesn’t take much time and money. All you need is a computer system with the right video editing software, and you’re good to go! This very skill made someone win one million naira, as she displayed her products and services using this skill.

  1. Laundry

Many people are lazy when it comes to washing and cleaning, and they don’t mind paying to get this done. So, this is an opportunity to make money.

  1. Hairdressing

Students, especially females love to look good. They usually have to plait, braid, and make stylish hairdo just to look good. Knowing that money is a medium of exchange, you can actually leverage this skill and make money big time dressing people’s hair.

  1. Fashion Designing

Fashion designing is still part of the look-good business which is on the increase in terms of demand. Good knowledge of how to sow designer clothes such as designer shirts, suits, wedding gowns, et cetera is enough to make you earn a fortune.

  1. Shoemaking

Some years ago, it was considered absurd for anyone to go learn shoemaking. But not anymore! Shoemaking is now big business. The other day I asked about how much a good shoe would cost and I was surprised at the extravagant amount I heard. It’s a good business, trust me.

  1. Social Media Marketing

While some students use their phones for pleasure only, smart students make money with their phones. They have taken their time to explore how to influence and advertise using social media. So, they do this not only for themselves but also for others, thus making good money in the process.

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