Smartphones represent an important part of modern life, because they enable us to communicate from nearly everywhere (as long as Internet access and social media networks are available. In other words, the concept of global village (the entire world becoming more interconnected as the result of the propagation of media technologies throughout the world) and borderlessness (interacting and communicating across different borders with the use of your smartphones) has come to stay whether you like it or not.

Therefore, with the power available to smartphones, you should accept the fact that, one item you must never take for granted, is your smartphone. Yeah! I mean that piece in your hand. Why? It has the ability to make you rich if it’s optimally utilized.

In this digital age, smartphone usage heavily disrupts our work life and social activities. In fact, they have transited from mere texting and browsing social media or surfing through the internet to a marketplace. The gist is, you can start making money with your phone today! 

On this note, let’s consider ways we can truly earn money everyday.


Make money with your smartphone

Write That Book on Your Smartphone:

As a writer, you shouldn’t be bothered about a laptop before writing that book or that article. You see, the only difference between writing on your smartphone and writing on your laptop is MINDSET. Your mind has been conditioned to write with your laptop because it’s been the norm over the years. The question is “what will you do if you don’t have a laptop”? Of course, you’ve got to look for an alternative — smartphone. Why? You can always have it with you. Be more flexibile with your writing time. You can also record sentences, ideas, and dialogue immediately.

There are hundreds of small moments per day you can steal for writing time compared to a laptop. With the Amazon Kindle store, mobile apps like Evernote, Google Doc, WPS, Jotterpad, Final Draft Writer, etc. you can actually write an eBook or article and make money. The key to success with eBooks is to create value, and write non-fiction. Simply bundling information you have researched and compiled on a common problem. 

Graphics Designing

Did you know there are many free and low-cost phone apps that can help you easily create amazing graphics for your blog or social media? That means, you don’t have to spend tons of money or time into creating image quotes, or even logos. And you don’t have to go to graphic designing school before you can actually make graphic designs.

With all the fantastic graphic phone apps like Canva, Adobe Spark Post, Logo Maker, 3D Logo Maker, etc that are now available, you can now design all kinds of graphics for people while you earn cool cash.

Teach Online Courses

With your smartphone, you can as well teach people online anytime, anywhere. All you need is a mobile internet. With accessible video, the ability to teleconference, accessible course content, and mobile-friendly study apps, like Quizlet, Zoom, Mixlr, Webinar, etc teaching on your phone or tablet would be a plus to you.

In fact, with the aid of different social media platforms like WhatsApp, Facebook live and YouTube, you can always start an online course with your smartphone. And the truth is that, this is potentially a better financial choice. You can save yourself the investment in a desktop or laptop by having everything you need on your phone or tablet.

Create Your Own App

Right now the app industry is exploding. Year-over-year the global mobile app revenue has grown substantially. Businesses make money off of mobile apps, so why can’t you? If you’ve got an idea that would work well for an app you could have a million dollar venture on your hands. The best part is once you create the app a lot of the work is done and you can sit back while the downloads add up.

With today’s intuitive tools, it’s possible for just about anyone to create an app in less than 12 minutes without codes. Software programs and online drag and drop platforms are making it possible for people without technical training to build their own apps. There’s no code to write and no need to hire a developer. You can choose to make it a paid app or build upsells right into the design to earn passive income.

Make YouTube Videos:

According to recent stats we now watch more videos on YouTube than searches on Google. And with the recently introduced YouTube Partner Program you can now profit from making and uploading videos. You will receive a percentage of the advertising revenue collected per 1,000 views.

Depending on how successful you are, you can actually make a lot of money, and there are plenty of stories every week of more and more YouTubers making it their career. Nevertheless, if you don’t have millions of subscribers, you can still earn cool cash from YouTube.

Your earning potential isn’t determined solely by the number of subscribers and views you have, but also by the level of engagement you generate, the niche you cater to, and the revenue channels you explore. That’s not to say subscriber count doesn’t matter — you just have to balance the aforementioned. To achieve all of these, you’ll want to pay close attention to: 

  • The gender of your audience, to see if its skews toward one particular group. 
  • The age range most of your audience falls into. 
  • The geographic location — countries or cities — where your videos are being watched. 
  • Your audience’s overall engagement, or “watch time. With this demographic information at hand, you’ll have a better understanding of your own audience and be able to work better with brands.

In conclusion, there are many ways. When you look online, you will find legit sources along with and many that are scams. 

The 5 points highlighted will help you earn money with your smartphone easily and legitimately at the same time. Few of them will require you to have certain skills like good communication, good writing abilities, critical thinking, creativity. etc.

It’s therefore important to note that your commitment and ability to get rid of distractions will determine your level of success while using your phone to legitimately earn money.

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