7 ways students can leverage technology to make money in Ghana

Modernization has introduced a number of change to issues in society. One can say the provision of technology is among the put up adjustments it has introduced.

It has developed tradition in order that one can make a residing out of technology and construct a life for himself. 

Being a content material creator on YouTube or any social media platform

Being content material can be very profitable, contemplating you set a lot effort, time, and dedication into it. A content material creator on YouTube or any social media platform like Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, or tik tok can make you a number of money.

Content creation is making humorous movies, tutorials, or any artistic factor to catch viewers’ eyes. For instance, you can determine to make a video with steps to put together jollof rice at residence. Content is how good the creator makes it.

So your uniqueness wants to be your instrument for working. And bear in mind that there are different content material creators on the market who additionally do what you do. It doesn’t imply you’re not going to achieve success in your work. As I stated, content material is how good and distinctive the creator makes it look.

Small scale e-commerce

With this, you want capital to begin it and a social media platform the place you promote your merchandise on-line.

You get a trusted purchaser and make certain you’ve a superb market on your merchandise in order that when the merchandise are prepared to be offered, you’ll not have a restricted market and make them lose their worth.

For occasion, you purchase a sneaker at GHS 200 after which promote it at GHS 250, in order that’s GHS 50 revenue off one sneaker, so think about promoting 20 sneakers in a month. That’s a GHS 1000 revenue from the gross sales of your sneakers alone.

One factor about being a web-based vendor is that you just want to have varied merchandise to promote. You don’t have to promote only one product as a result of the marketplace for one product is likely to be down throughout a season and when that occurs, and you’ve got different merchandise to promote, you don’t have an issue, in contrast to being in the commerce of just one product.


If you’ve a ability that you just assume folks can pay for, then freelancing is the selection for you. It doesn’t require any type of funding or capital or construct a presence. Returns from freelancing can be near-instantaneous.

As a web-based freelancer, you get entry to all kinds of purchasers worldwide, supplied you construct your on-line platform correctly and make the title along with your craft to appeal to purchasers. When you begin, it’s useful to concentrate on constructing your profile. Your profile might be extra sturdy by getting extra constructive critiques, and you’ll get extra gigs.

Lots of people world wide are freelancing full time to earn a residing. It pays excellent to make a residing out of, and there are large alternatives. As a freelancer, it is best to select a ability the place you’ve an excessive amount of data and confidence. 

Become a social media influencer

(*7*) a presence on social media with a big for enterprise functions can be a really profitable enterprise if taken severely.

(*7*) a platform with a big following means many individuals have entry to the stuff you do on the platform, so folks can belief you promote adverts for them. (*7*) the model is a necessary a part of promoting adverts on social media.

There are many social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, TikTook, amongst others. You first have to construct the model you need to painting and appeal to many followers to the model. Create an interplay in your platform along with your followers. For instance, making a novel platform on Instagram with about 20,000 followers and interacting with them concerning the regular stuff like sports activities, leisure, politics and selling companies.

A strong private platform provides whoever desires you to promote adverts on their merchandise confidence that you just’d have the opportunity to ship the service with ease.

Become an affiliate marketer

Affiliate advertising and marketing has additionally been a really profitable enterprise from which many individuals make money lately. One may not know what affiliate marketing online means however is likely to be practising it.

“Affiliate advertising and marketing is a advertising and marketing association by which a web-based retailer pays fee to an individual for gross sales generated from its referrals. With affiliate marketing online, typically it doesn’t even require any capital; you prepare with a retailer to promote their stuff and get a fee after the gross sales.

You can even have the opportunity to add up some worth to the commodity’s value to get extra money from that specific sale.

Content writing

Content writing is the creation of articles, create written supplies for web sites and blogs. To be a content material author, you want to have good grammar, good writing and analysis abilities.

And to write content material in a selected discipline, you want to analysis to have correct data in the sphere of content material you’re writing. This content material can embrace textual content for graphic, podcasts and e-books. As a content material author, you must also have the opportunity to use fashionable phrase formatting instruments.

So principally, content material writers are chargeable for vividly explaining matters on a web site. 

Find a distant job

You can keep at residence and be employed remotely. As a distant employee, you can even work for corporations exterior the nation and nonetheless receives a commission on your work.

That means in the event you work for an organization that’s based mostly in Toronto, you’ll receives a commission based mostly on what’s typical for that space fairly than the place you reside. You can earn an NYC wage whereas residing in Accra.

It had many benefits since you can nonetheless go about different stuff you’ve obtained occurring in your life, and even journey and carry your work together with you. It has a really versatile schedule too. 


Technology has superior, and so has our minds. The newest covid -19 restrictions have, in a means, opened folks’s minds to the concept of leveraging technology to make money out of it opening on-line companies, working your jobs from residence, amongst different profitable ventures one can enterprise into to make money digitally. 

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