10 ways to make money online in cameroon


After seating at home for some couple of days during the ongoing crisis in Cameroon, I started wandering in my thought “na so man go make’am sote buy moto, build house, marry woman?” lol! Crazy thoughts right.

So I started searching the net on how to make money while at home, I found legit ways to do so and I have tried a couple even though I am not an expert in any yet, maybe by the time you will be reading this I might have gain some grounds, I will be sharing with you what I found during this time.

You may be thinking you are the only one searching this topic, truth is nowadays, a lot of people are interested in making money online. You can make extra cash online and even build a stable source of income.

It won’t always be easy, and you’ll of course have to work hard, push through mistakes and failures along the way. The internet has opened up so many possibilities to people regardless of age, location, or background to build a sustainable, online business or side project that can make extra money every single month.

With over billions of people now actively using the internet, we’re well into a massive transformation in how the world does business.
We’re living in an age where there’s no longer limitations on what you can achieve based on geographic location or lack of financial resources. There are quite literally hundreds of clever ways to make money online. The internet has opened up so many opportunities to entrepreneurs and forward-thinking workers.

But it has also opened up considerable competition.
Here’s the hard truth about making money online: The only ways to make money online in any lasting manner, involve putting in real time, effort, sweat, and tears. Many of these options are real jobs that require you to put in hours if you want to get paid. They also require real work. You must treat it as a job or they aren’t going to treat you as a serious candidate. The competition online is likely higher than it is in your local area. To begin first register in paypal, payoneer or payza etc. which ever one that suit you, now you are good to go to work however you want.

1. Blogging

make money blogging in cameroon

First what is a blog: a blog is a discussion or informational website published on the World Wide Web which is run by an individual or small group. “Blogging” is the act of writing in a blog.

Blogging is one of the proven ways for anyone who is looking to make money online, blogging opens the doors for tons of opportunity for you, when done properly it can easily generate thousands to hundreds of thousands per month. With blogging, you need to create good content that will make people visit your blog.

You can then make money by displaying ads as well as receive a commission on advertised products that your readers buy. To become a blogger you have to decide what niche you will specialize in, keep writing regularly and sharing your website and contain on social media platforms and you will also need a bit of patience before you can start making money. There are several way bloggers get paid, including:

Promoting affiliate products

Display advertisements

Earning commission on sale of affiliate programs

Write and sells an E-Book

Paid guest bloggers opportunities

Selling advertising space

2. Start your own E-commerce website.

an e-commerce website is a place where you sell physical product online, the most common way to do this is through drop shipping, where you simply take the order on your website and use a third-party source that manufacture and ships the product for you. The key thing you’ll want to do is specify your niche and specialty, don’t be jack of all and master of known

3. Freelancing.


freelancing is one of the easiest way to work from home it has the benefit of being able to choose your clients as well as flexible working hours. The flexibility makes it a popular means to make money as a student, this was the first online adventure i tried.
Freelancing is a faster option to start making some money on the internet. It is not as complicated as setting up your own business – just creating profiles on some freelancing sites, familiarize yourself with them and begin to provide your services.
To succeed on these platforms it’s important to establish a niche. Some of the services that you can offer include web design, web development, search engine optimization, graphic design social media marketing, article writing, guest posting, copy-writing , data entry, email marketing, transcription, translator etc.
There are several freelancing websites out there. The popular ones include:
1. Upwork
2. Freelancer
3. Fiverr
4. Guru
5. Rev
6. Iwriter

4. Start a YouTube channel.

make money with youtube

One of the latest way to make money online in Cameroon is starting a YouTube channel that is obviously neglected by Cameroonians it doesn’t require any startup fee, many people have found that YouTube can turn into a great source of income through the monetization of original videos produced and posted on their YouTube Channel. According to resent stats we now watch more video on YouTube than searches on google.

A kid Evan of EvanTube has made millions by creating reviews of products that other kids his age would use. People have literally quit their jobs and took on vlogging full time., especially because it is easy to start and has a very high earning potential.

5. Online market trading.

Online trading is basically the act of buying and selling financial product through an online trading platform. This platforms are normally provided by internet base brokers and are available to every single person who wish to make money from the market. It carries a high level of risk and may not be suitable for everyone.

6. Publish a kindle eBook

Publishing an eBook on kindle is one of the rare ways of making money online in Cameroon. If you’ve been dreaming about writing books for a living today is the best time in history to become an author. Did you know that amazon is the biggest rival to google than any other search engine, more and more people go to amazon, apple and other books selling site when they need an in-depth information on a specific topic you can leverage all this site and generate a stable source of passive income

7. Become an Instagram influencer.

make money being an instagram influncer

Companies pay Instagram influencer to promote their product and services this is an interesting and easy way to make big cash online. It is getting harder to build a massive Instagram audience but if you are into it, starting with a solid niche and posting quality content regularly can make you an influencer.

8. Build and sell website.
Probably you are hearing this for the first time. Yes some people do build websites not for their personal use but for sale and it generate serious income for them. If they can do it why can’t you? First you will need to be able to create and design a sell-able website or you can just buy, modify and sell back. you can go to sites like Flippa, wesellyoursite and Empireflippers to market the site for cash.

9. Lend your voice.

Do you have a deep baritone voice, a clear and bright pitch or has anyone ever told you that you have a voice for radio? There are tons of people looking to pay for a quality voice over, all you need to do is to select one of the job offers on the site that offer such kind of jobs like fiverr or create a profile on a specialized site like voices.com, rev or thevoicerealm.com.

10. Sell your photo

Do you have some random pictures lying somewhere, even if you feel that the images are not worth selling just give it a try. There are many site with huge user base that allow you to upload your stock photos and get royalties every time someone license an image you have submitted

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11. Invest In The Stock Exchange

Do check out the fine print when investing with small dollar amounts. Brokers who charge high fees can eat up the profits of beginner investors real fast. However, beginner investors who start investing with smaller dollar amounts can grow some extreme wealth when done right.

But hey, before you invest, get yourself educated, so you don’t make rookie mistakes and lose all your money.


Making a great living online is very possible, you do not need a lot of financial investments just improve your skills, think creatively and work smart. Start by taking small first step with the options in front of you, remember making money online is only limited by your imagination. Let me know your own personal ways for making money online in the comment, share details and I will add them to the list.


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  2. I like this content it is a good one .Please could you give examples of sites where one can sell photos .Thanks

    1. The number one best place to sell your photos is on Your own Website but if that is not an option, you can use a marketplace like Adobe Stock, Shutterstock, and a few others I will write about very soon. Thanks for reading keep in touch


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