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How to make money online in Kenya.

How to make money online in Kenya.

There are people who already know how to make money online in Kenya and they are raking in thousands of shillings every month.

Nevertheless, do not despair you are in safe hands.

I was in your shoes several years ago. I wanted to supplement my income. I spent sleepless nights trying out everything I read online. I failed so many times.

However, I learnt so many lessons. It is this lessons that I want to share with you. It may not come as a surprise to you that there are so many making a living online.

So, how do you actually make money online in Kenya?

Let us find out.

How to make money online in Kenya: Try these 7 Ways.

Below are proven ways that people in Kenya are making money online. You will be surprised that some of the ways listed below, you may have tried them.

Let us have a look.

Start a blog

Starting a blog is by far the best way to make money online in Kenya. Once you have set up your blog, you can monetize it using several methods.

So what do you need to set up a blog? All you need is a passion for writing, look for a topic to write about, buy a domain name and pay for hosting. Within minutes your blog will be up and running.

Once you have begun driving traffic to your blog, you can now monetize it. And how to you monetize a blog? You can sell you own products, advertise, do affiliate marketing and any other money generating venture you can think about.

Starting a blog is my favorite method making money online because you are somehow in control of what is happening.

By the way, starting a blog is like starting any other business; you should be willing to put in capital in form of money and time to see any results. However, once people notice you, you can make so much money online.

I personally know of blog that bring in over Ksh. 500000 every month. If you are convinced, that you want to start a blog, why then don’t you follow the link?

That is how people are making money online in Kenya blogging.

Sell items online.

Another way to easily make money online in Kenya is by selling stuff. There are several way you can do this. Firstly, they are companies in Kenya that allow you to sell items on their platforms. In return, you pay a small fee to them. The best know are Jumia and a Kilimall. All you need to do is to sign up and list your items. Then sit back and see these E-commerce giants sends thousands of customers your way. You can learn how to sell items on Jumia, which similar to what is done on Kilimall.

Another way to sell online is to promote items on social media. It is no secret that millions visit Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Youtube. You can use this numbers to share your products. Either create a business page on these platform mostly Facebook, and begin promoting your items. You can also join groups and communities and promote your goods and services.

I talked of starting a blog in my method one of how to make money online in Kenya. This is the best method to sell online. Why? Because you create a brand that can be trusted and can react thousands of millions of people. Moreover, a blog sets you apart from other online sellers.

Here are the best items to sell online in Kenya.

Academic Writing.

Academic writing had been a source of income to thousands of jobless graduates in Kenya. This is where you do research and write academic papers to lazy students within the country or abroad.

You can really make good money if you are good at this and make you clients happy. Gooding a good ensure that you have referrals and a steady income. 

Online Market Trading

Online forex trading is another method you can try if you are aware of the risks involved and ready to take the head on.

There are good online forex trading companies sign up on. However, before you go this route, it would be important to know what you are getting yourself into. Take a course and everything, if you believe you can do it go for it.

Affiliate Marketing

Affiliate marketing is one way to make money to make money online stress free. Companies such as Jumia and Kilimall accept affiliates on their platforms. To be an affiliate means that you promote their products and in return, you get a commission for any items sold.

If you are interested in how this work, read this complete guide and begin making money online.

Buy and Sell domains

Domain buying and selling is a big business. You may be wondering how. The best domains, usually only one word are not available yet people are still looking for them. You can be a broker buying such domains and selling them at a profit.

I once bought a domain at US$ 500 and sold it at US$ 1500. I need not tell you how much I made. The downside of this is that you have to have substantial capital to get things rolling.

Become a tutor

Tutoring can bring you lots of money. There are so many tutoring job offers I get online to an extent that I decline most of them. All you need to do is sign up on websites such as Kenyaplex as a tutor and wait for job offers.

To succeed here, you must be a professional in the area you are eyeing.

Sell services online.

The so many people looking for services online, especially in the area of software development, website development and APP development.

A good site to sign up on is Kuhustle.


This are the same ways I am using to supplement my income. One thing I have learnt is that though most of you do not meet most you clients in person, being honest, selling superb items and delivering services on time make people trust you and that brings in more business.

Even so, if you are serious about making money online, go by my method one, start a blog and you can easily replace your 8 to 5 job.

Still wondering how to make money online? I hope not.

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