How to Make Money in Kenya With your Smartphone


Instead of wasting your time chatting with friends using data bundles, you can think of how to make money in Kenya with your smartphone. In this era of smartphones, you can stay at home and make millions without even using any capital. Do you know I started Fixusjobs with zero capital? All I did was to register a domain name and buy hosting space from Bluehost,I then designed a website and started earning money from AdSense. You can also start your own website,click here to register a domain name and acquire hosting space

If you want to make money with your smartphone in Kenya, engage yourself in one of the following activities:

  • Bet on football matches

Gamblers make upwards of Ksh5,000 per day from betting on football matches. You actually need a capital of as low as Ksh 5 to start betting. Your smartphone is the only tool you need when betting on football matches.

To get you started, join 22Bet,deposit at least Ksh100 and get a bonus of up to Ksh15,000,click here to register on 22Bet

To earn reasonable income, combine games to form slips with high odds and bet on jackpots. Sportpesa and Betika are two main jackpots to bet for.

Become a blogger

Bloggers in Kenya make a lot of money by simply using their smartphones. You need to create a blog for you to become an accomplished blogger.A capital of Ksh 10,000 to Ksh30,000 is needed.First,make sure that you register a domain name,buy hosting space and design a website. Making money will be through AdSense.Bluehost is the best hosting company for Kenyan blogger, it charges as low as Ksh395 per month,follow this link to learn more

  • Sell products on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and WhatsApp

Social media provides an ideal platform where you can sell products and make money online. Facebook is one that millions of Kenyans use to advertise their products. Some of the best products to sell on social media include; duvet, bedsheets, smartphones, shoes and electronics. Only a smartphone is needed for one to make money on social media.

In order to make meaningful sales, you have to create relevant pages and promote them.

  • Run a YouTube channel

YouTube is also a good source of making money through your smartphone. Starting a YouTube channel will cost you nothing but if your videos are resourceful and entertaining, you’ll earn a lot of money from the views of subscribers. To upload videos on YouTube, you just need a smartphone. With 100,000 subscribers, you will easily make over Ksh100,000 every month.

  • Participate in online surveys

There are specific companies that pay members money to participate in surveys. They include:

  1. Mobrog
  2. Palm Research
  3. Triaba
  4. Swagbucks
  5. PinceCone
  6. Ipoll
  7. Simba Surveys
  8. Geopoll
  9. Own an MPESA Shop

When you own an MPESA shop, all transactions are made through your smartphone. You will earn commissions once transactions are completed. MPESA business is one of the best businesses to do in Kenya when you just want to make money through a phone.

  • Affiliate marketing

Affiliate marketing entails marketing products for other companies and earning commissions. There are numerous affiliate marketing companies to join in Kenya,they include:

22Bet,click here to join

Betwinner,click here to join

Jumia,Betway and Kilimall are other companies with affiliate marketing programs.

You are required to share the affiliate link on social media and start earning money from those who purchase products through those links.

  • Earn from Online taxi business

Uber,Texify,Wasili are some of the online taxi companies to register with and start earning money through your phone.all you need is to buy a smartphone, install the online taxi company’s App and register your vehicle with the company. You don’t look for customers,they will look for you through the App.

Uber drivers earn Ksh40,000 to Ksh60,000 per month.

  • Forex Trading

If you like taking risks, start trading in forex. Though at first it will be hard to make money, eventually it won’t be a difficult task earning money through your phone. Only a smartphone is needed when trading in forex.

  • Become a photographer

A photographer can cover social events and get paid or take photos and sell them online. There are several online companies that buy professional photos.

  • Become a broker

You can also opt to become a broker of plots, rental property or offices. Create a website to display where there are vacancies and earn commissions from the companies advertising the properties.

  • Sell betting tips

There are a number of Kenyans who sell betting tips through their smartphones and get paid via MPESA, you can also do the same. But you have to be extremely accurate in order to convince people to buy your tips.

  • Buy and sell Bitcoins

There was a time people were doubting Bitcoins but it reached a time when companies started embracing them. Nowadays you can use your smartphone to buy and sell Bitcoins at any given time.

  • Invest in Unit Trusts

Companies like CIC, Britam and Cytonn offer opportunities to Kenyan to earn money through their smartphones. Unit Trusts are purchased via MPESA where members receive monthly commissions on their investments. Personally, I have an account with CIC and every month they send me good commissions earned from my money.

  • Buy and sell smartphones

Selling electronics and smartphones is a viable venture. By buying and selling smartphones, it means that you are making money through a smartphone. One can buy a smartphone for Ksh5,000 and sell it for Ksh7,000, thus earning Ksh2,000 in profits.

  • Become a Social Media Influencer

If your social media pages become viral, you’ll get requests from companies to advertise on your page. In Kenya, there are specific social median influencers making over Ksh1 million per month. Those owning Facebook pages with over 1 million followers charge in excess of Ksh20,000 per sponsored post.