Top 22 Online Business That Pays in 2024

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There are a a lot of online business that pays which you can try, either as full-time or part time. While some of them have being in existence for long, there are some that are just evolving; and many will continue to evolve as technology continues to advance.

Some of these online business are: content creation on social media, blogging, dropshipping, e-commerce, and many more. We shall be revealing more others as we go deaper in this article. Kepp reading!

Top 26 Online Business That Pays

1. Create Contents on Social Media

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The new oil well now is content creation; people are making a lot of money in content creation; and in this year 2024, alot of new people will be joining the game.

Content creation involves, showcasing to the public on social media, what you are good at doing. It could be educational content, entertainment, and so on. This could be in video form or written form.

Social media today is no more a place for chatting and catching fun a lone, they are now a money making zone for those that know how to utilize it. There are some social media platforms that now pay content creators for creating contents on the platform; like Facebook, Twitter, TikTok, etc.


People are now making a lot of money off their social media, just by posting contents. Those Facebook, Tiktok content creators that are buying expensive cars and houses, are not doing any shady stuff. They are simply earning money from the contents they create on social media platforms. And recently, Twitter has also started paying creators for impressions.

You too can benefit from these opportunities, you must not be a comedian/ comedienne, for you to create contents on social media. Contents can be of any kind, as long as people engage with them. You just have to look for what you have the skill or talent, start creating contents around that niche.

While video contents are the main type of contents that pay on Facebook, it is not so on Twitter. On twitter, you must not create videos, any kind of contents can pay you; whether videos or written. All is needed is just good impressions on your twitter posts.

2. Blogging


Blogging is one of the online jobs that pay in dollar now. It has always remained a highly profitable online business, right from ages.

It involves publishing articles on websites, to meet with what people are searching for. For example: If you are good at financial management, you can create a blog/website where you will be writing articles on tips to manage finances properly.

Once you gain good audience, you can easily monetize your blog and start making your money. Monetiztion here could be in several ways like: advertisement, promotion, affiliate products, consultancy, etc.

Many people have been reaching out to us for a guide on how to start a successful blog, in this, we have prepared a complete guide on how you can easily setup your blog and start making cool money, even without the help of anybody. You can check it out below:

3. E-commerce Business


If you are looking for an online business that pay daily, then e-commerce may be a good option for you.

E-commerce Business involves buying and selling of goods in the internet; in which payment for the goods are also made online. One interesting thing about e-commerce Business is that you can operate it from anywhere, and customers can buy your goods from anywhere; and they get their orders shipped to their location or country.

Most times, you may not really need to have your own personal products to run an e-commerce store. All you need is just the an ecommerce site and the knowledge of the business; then you are good to go. You can reach out to us to get your own e-commerce websit at a very affordable rate.

4. Dropshipping


Another legit online business that pays daily is Dropshipping. The business involves purchasing inventory from third party and selling them online, even without having your own physical shop. 

All you need is to get a nice dropshipping platform, hot selling products and a trusted supplier. Then you are good to go.

5. NFTs Business


NFT simple means Non-fungible Tokens. It is a kind of online business in the cryptocurrency world, which involves selling digital assets like art work, pictures, music, videos, and so on. These are usually bought and sold online and can be minted as cryptos.

NFTs Business has being in place for a long time, since 2014, but it started trending very highly in Nigeria, because of a photographer that sold a picture of an old male drummer for over N1 million. Many people now understand the potentials in NFTs Business.

6. Cryptocurrency


Cryptocurrency business is one of the online jobs that pay daily. If you understand the crypto market very well, there are many ways you can be making cool money on the platform on daily basis; Ranging from trading, P2P services, etc.

With a lttle capital and the required knowledge, you can be making your daily income at least $10 daily by trading on the crypto market. There are many people that don’t do work except crypto trading, and it’s paying them well.

There are some that focus only on offering P2P services; while this may need a higher capital than trading capital, it really pays off.

To start your journey in the crypto world, you have to sacrifice at least 1 month and enroll for the course/training from a reliable mentor. You can reach out to us if you want to get the knowledge.

7. YouTube Business

Youtube business is another online business that pay in dollars. To start a YouTube Business, you would have to define your niche, create your YouTube channel and start uploading your videos. You can check our this guide here on how to make money on YouTube.

8. Affiliate Marketing

Affiliate marketing is one of the online jobs that pay directly to bank account. It involves promoting other people’s business, and getting your commission from any sale you make for the business. To get started with affiliate marketing, you will need to sign up with an affiliate marketing platform, get your unique affiliate link or code, and start promoting their products.

How much you earn on affiliate marketing depends mostly on the affiliate marketing platform and the product you are promoting. So to earn higher, you need to look out for the affiliate platforms that pays good commission and hot selling products that have good commision.

There are a lot of affiliate marketing platforms out there; some of the popular ones are: Click bank, ShareSale, PartnerStack, etc.

9. Make Money on SproutGig

Sproutgigs is a microjob platform where you can earn in dollars by doing some microjobs such as following social media pages, liking or commenting on social media posts, reading blog posts, clicking on ads, watching Youtube videos, etc.

Tasks on SproutGigs don’t always take time; they are mostly tasks that can be completed within just a few minutes. And you can earn between a few cents and $2 per task. You may even be able to complete up to 10 tasks or more in a day, which will really give you a good income.

Aside from doing microtasks, you can also advertise your freelance skills on SproutGigs and get hired by interested employers for your services. For example, if you are a graphic designer, website designer, writer, etc., you can create gigs there to advertise your service, and you get hired by interested parties.

10. Content Writing

Another legit online business that you can try out, is content writing. This involves different kinds of writing, including Website content writing, blog content writing, copywriting, and so on.

To do well in this field, you really need to learn at least, some basis of SEO (Search Engine Optimization). As a content writer, you can be writing for individuals, agencies, or even companies. There are really a lot of potentials in that field.

To get started with content writing, you need to learn it first. Once you have the skills, you can start advertising your skills to people, businesses and brands that need writing service. You can even reach out to blogs, to pitch your service to them. You can also explore freelance platforms like: Fiver, Upwor, Sproutgigs, etc. There, you can post about your writing skills, and employers that need your service will always reach out to you.

11. SEO Service

SEO means Search Engine Optimization. It involves deploying strategies to make websites appear on Search Engines like Google. It remains a very crucial and profitable online job, as long as digital marketing is concerned.

One thing about SEO is that it doesn’t cost must to learn, but the service costs very high. There are even many free courses and videos on SEO that you can pick up to learn, and start printing money, rendering the service. You can reach out to us if you want to learn this, or you can leverage the Youtube, Udemy, etc.

12. Selling Digital Products

Searching foronline jobs that pay directly to bank account, then why not create some digital products and sell online. If you have good knowledge in any field, you can create a guide as course, eBook, videos, and so on; and start selling them online to people that need the knowledge.

You can sell this through several ways like email marketing, running advertisement on social media, and other platforms.

13. Online Teaching

You may not have to spend anything to start teaching online, and making your money. There are many legit platforms where you can teach those courses you are good at, and make money online.

There are many sites for online tutoring job in Nigeria, where you can teach students online and make money. For example is one of best online tutoring job with massive number of students willing to pay for lecturers.

14. Online Coaching

Online coaching is another online business that you can try out. If you are have gained enough experience on any digital skills, you can organize online coaching classes where you charge participants some fee to teach them.

15. Graphics Design

Graphics Design is another online job you can use to earn money online. With Corel draw, Photoshop, or any other related software Skills, you can start designing nice graphics for clients online. You can sell your graphics design Skills on fiverr, Upwork, and so on.

16. App Development

This is one of the best paying online jobs today ; but it’s quite unfortunate that only a few people always want to learn it. If you learn this Skill very well and you are good in it; a single project you will handle online can pay you millions of Naira.

17. Social Media Management

If you are good in public relation or customer relationship, then you can start managing social media accounts of big business persons, celebrities, brands, entities, agencies, or even companies.

All you have to do is get the knowledge of social media management, how to engage with the public. Then you can look out for those  individuals or brands that don’t have time to manage their social media handles; they are always looking for social media managers to handle their accounts.

18. Sell Social Media Pages

If you are good in building audience on social media, then why not start selling social media accounts? There are people that are always looking for active social media accounts that have much quality followers, to buy.

19. Website Design/Development

Website Design is another paying online job you can try out now. A single project you can handle here can pay you millions of Naira.

20. Publish on Amazon KDP

If you are a good writer, then you can use the power of your pen to make money online. You can start writing and publishing books on Amazon. This could be any kind of books: novel, educational, romance, and so on.

21. Sell Your Photos Online

Do you know you can sell pictures of your feet or legs online and make cool money? It is a very nice online business that pays without investment. Not only picture of your feet that you can sell, you can sell pictures of any part of your body or even your whole body online and make cool money. All you have to do is to look out for those online platforms that supports photo selling business. Some of them are: Adobe Stock, Shutterstock, Alamy, Etsy, Fotomoto, Crestock and so on.

22. Domain Flipping

This is another smart online business you can run even without much Skills. It’s all about buying domain name of websites, keeping them, and selling them at higher prices.

Can You Make A Living Online?

Well, the answer is Capital YES! You can make a living online. In fact, the online space is even the best place to succeed easily currently, considering the competitive nature of our society today.

As at the time of writing this article, the population of Nigeria according to Statista, is estimated at 216.7 million. This suggests the possible reason that almost every sector of offline business endeavours in Nigeria seems very fierce and highly competitive. Of course, everybody is striving to make a living. Tell me any offline business in Nigeria that is not competitive now? The offline business sphere really seems very saturated.

But the online space has remained a potential and untapped space that will never be saturated. One thing about online business is that when you build it, it keeps generating money for you, whether you are sleeping or awake.

I’m very glad to say that if I sleep for a whole month without doing any work, my online business will still be printing money for me. It was very funny today when it started raining early in the morning; many people that have offline shops in the market were complaining that they won’t be able to make any income today, since they may not open their shops because of the rain. But I was just laughing, lying on my bed, enjoying the cool weather, while my online business still prints money for me. That’s the power of online business; whether it’s raining or not, whether you are around or not, anywhere you are at all; your online business will still be up and running.


online business has been known to be one of the most lucrative businesses in this digital age. There are several online business in Nigeria today; ranging from Content creation, blogging, dropshipping, etc. All these are what people are using to make cool money online. You just have to check through and go for the one that works for you.


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  1. Hi, great articles. I have read so much on dropshipping and eCommerce business, I’m interested in either of the two. My question: 1. How can you guide a newbie with a low budget? 2. Can you dropship from Nigeria? Thanks

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