5 ways to make money online as a Ghanaian student

Easy ways to make money quickly as a student.

Chances are you have some spare time to earn money in between managing classes and a social life.

  • Buy and sell

Buy goods at cheaper prices from wholesalers, upload them on your social media platforms and make an income a daily. Send the links to the products to friends and family to share on their pages to create awareness and boost sales.

You can start with free delivery; ie use the public transport to deliver the goods to your clients after classes or during your off days.

  • Become a designer (Web, graphics, and Animator)

Ghanaians are gradually embracing art as part of their lives. Whether you are a web, graphics or animator, your portfolio will give you a lifetime clientele.

While there is a strong demand for website design, it’s also possible to earn a tidy income by designing eBook covers, t-shirts, business cards, wall art, personalized gifts, and product packaging.

  • Freelance writer

You can be a columnist for a new paper or content provider for a media house. Be creative with your articles, explore campus-based issues and interview your colleagues about their love life. You don’t have to be the next Shakespeare or Stephen King to make money writing.

  • Makeup artist

The mad rush for face beat has made it a lucrative business and the good news is that it isn’t time-consuming. You can even decide to do it on the weekends or after class and study and have an active social life.

  • Social media management

Build a reputable brand on social media as an influencer. Companies will contact you to market their products on your page for a reasonable amount. You can also manage social media pages for brands by increasing engagements and gaining them followers.


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