6 Amazing Ways to Make Money with your Phone

Do you know that there are 6 amazing ways to make money with your phone?

Everyone uses a mobile phone and according to a digital report, there were 169.2 million mobile phone users in Nigeria as of 2020, yet only a few uses their phone to make money, yet we complain of unemployment.

While mobile phone helps people to get connected and updated on the latest information in any location, entertainment, and watch movies, it can also help you make money, after all, you pay for data to browse the internet.

In this post, I am going to show you 6 amazing ways to make money with your phone right now.

Find below 6 Amazing Ways to make money with your phone


Sell Products (Yours and affiliate link)

There are two ways to sell products on Instagram, you can research a product or services people are interested in and are likely to buy, import those products from China through mini importation at a very affordable price and create an account on Instagram to sell them

The second option is, instead of buying products to sell, you can look for companies whose product already are selling, sign up as an affiliate marketer with the company, promote their product on your pages, and get a commission for every product sold through your link

Selling shout-out

If you have enough active and engaged followers, you can start the business of selling shout out.

What is an Instagram shout-out?

An Instagram shout-out is when an influencer mentioned your brand on their Instagram pages and ask their followers to visit your page. This is done by posting your content on their page and tag or mention your business so that their followers can easily visit your page.

This is a good business for those who have a lot of followers, you can register with the following platforms to list your shout-out request.

instagram shout out

Shoutcart is a platform where you can sell shout-out. When you register as a freelancer, your account will be listed and brands will message you if your audience fits their campaign market.

People who are looking for a particular audience based on demographic or interest can through this platform get influencers that can help you grow your brand through shout-out.

shout out

Influencer.co is another platform you can register as an influencer.

Why I like the platform is that brands send different campaigns with criteria for influencers who can participate in the campaign.

Therefore, an influencer can scan true the campaign and pick the own they are qualified for.

Some of the criteria could be that they need influencers from a particular location, a number of followers, and payment may be in cash or kind. Kind means getting a free product.

shout out

Influcercart is another platform where you can sell shout-out. Unlike others, influencercart seems to be way affordable as there are starting prices for different levels of businesses.

This means that brands are flowing there to get influencers for a shout-out.

tiktok shoutout

Fiverr is a place for freelancers to display their gigs and get brands coming to request a service.

Unlike others, Fiverr is very popular all over the world, it has over 59.10 million monthly visits according to similarweb. it is the first place brands considering looking for service providers before other platforms.

You can set your shout-out gig for different packages and social media platforms as seen below.

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fiverr shoutout

This Fiverr gig above has just 4,200 followers and has gotten over 29 jobs as of the time of writing this post.

Before registering your account, try to find out your post estimation using this tool below.

instagram make money

It will help you determine charges when you list your account.

Instagram Account Flipping.

Another way to make money using your mobile phone is growing an Instagram account to a certain number of followers and sell it.

People are interested in an account with quite a number of followers therefore if you are good at growing social media accounts, you can really sell Instagram account, TikTok, and youtube with a good profit through the following website;


This is a website where you can buy and sell Instagram, TikTok, youtube accounts.

social media account sells
Click to purchase social media accounts

I will recommend fameswap to brands that want huge followers. Instead of building your social media platforms from scratch, buy accounts that already have enough followers.

Social media accounts on fameswap are very affordable and there are lots of interests to choose from

This is a big one for influencers with huge followers who want to sell their accounts.

Blogging and Adsense

The next way to make money with your phone is to start a blog website that you can eventually monetize.

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Photo by Burst on Pexels.com

There are different ways to create a website, you can get a free website using a mobile phone, gain a lot of site visitors and monetize it.

Here is how to create a website with your mobile phone.

Provide Remote Support via Mobile Phone

You can provide remote support via mobile phone. For instance, you can provide technical support for websites, mobile phones, and cars.

Those in the health industry are already providing medical support via mobile phone to patients as a result of COVID 19. You can use the same format to provide technical or consultancy support through a mobile phone.

You can either use social media to provide supports or create a mobile office app that people can install and reach you directly when they need your support like the one below.

technical support

Another means of making money with a mobile phone is offering tutoring services online. There are lots of websites offering different tutoring services such as VIPKID, udemy, Coursera, etc. You can sign up with them and start your business as a tutor using either zoom or any other web conferencing software.


You can also provide freelancing via mobile phone. There are apps such as Fiverr, freelancers, Upwork, and others where you can list your gigs (services) or apply for a freelance job.


These platforms have a huge presence from people looking for freelancers to help them perform a certain task.

Therefore, you have to prepare a great pitch as you will not be the only one looking for clients. People can contact you directly from those platforms and you will be guarantee paid jobs

You can also manage different social media accounts for people and get paid for that. There are a lot of social media management tools that can help you manage your clients’ accounts simultaneously.

Some of them are Hootsuite but the best one to use that will save you time and give you the opportunity to manage multiple accounts is social rabbit.

Application/ Software Testing

Saas company are constantly looking for beta-tester for their new or improved product, you can source for those companies and apply to be a beta tester and get paid for it.

user testing

Although, testing apps or software comes with some criteria that you have to meet before you can start testing apps.

You need to know how to test a mobile app, therefore, you can take some tutorials on YouTube on how to test mobile apps to learn the rudiment before applying


Companies are constantly looking for individuals to test their products and share their feedback for a fee.

They want to be sure that consumers accept their products once it is out, therefore, they look for users/end consumers to the first test and share their knowledge regarding a product or services and get paid for it.

Though survey payments are usually not that big, when you are consistent with taking surveys, you will be assigned a new survey more often, that way, you can make money.


I used to take surveys from the panel station and was given a cash reward. Though I could not cash out but use the cash to purchase a product from jumia

Other survey sites accepting Nigerians are ysense, native.io, yandex toloka

With all the 6 amazing ways to make money with your phone listed above, there is no doubt that your mobile phone can give you real money.

All you need is the will and the dedication to start.

For instance, here is how I made over $1,000 as a social media evaluator.

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In what ways have you made money online?

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