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Best Ways to Make Money Online in Nepal

This article highlights the Best Ways to Make Money Online in Nepal. Online work can be taken as a part-time to make some extra cash or as the primary

Best Ways to Make Money Online in Nepal
Best Ways to Make Money Online in Nepal

Introduction To Ways of Online Earning in Nepal

If you are searching for the best way of making money online you are in the right place. Making money online is the first choice of the new generation in Nepal. Technically it is comfortable and easy to do. If you attempt you can earn a decent amount for your living if you want to start your own with little investment. People are engaged in gaming, digital marketing and content creation these days and are being deeply involved in the digital world. Online work can be taken as a part-time to make some extra cash or as the primary source of income depending on how you can scale it up. In this post, we will cover the different ways to earn money online while living in Nepal. Here in this article, we have highlighted the most reliable and practical ways of making money online.


Freelancing is the best side hustle to make money online in Nepal. Freelancing allows you to work at flexible hours and from anywhere. This means that you can work and earn extra money without hampering your 9-5 job. There are many freelancing websites such as Upwork, Fiverr, and so on from where you can get your freelance project. For example, you can be a freelance content writer, graphic designer, or app developer. The opportunities are limitless. Also, you can find several Nepalese companies offering you freelance jobs.


Let’s accept the truth that Youtube is now a full-time career for many. However, Youtube is a great side hustle for the people just starting. If you have a passion for anything like food, tech gadget reviews, make-up product reviews, or just a reaction video, you are one step behind earning that extra money. However, there are so many niches from which you can choose. Youtube is the best side hustle to earn some extra money. But, make sure you have patience, dedication, and effort while doing Youtube. 


Famous TikTok star once said he earns 1 lakh per live stream. So while it may sound fake, Tiktok is a great place to earn extra money. No, I am not just talking about live streams only. Of course, people earn money in Tiktok through live streaming, but we are talking about product sales and affiliate sales here.

Tiktok viral has skyrocketed in many restaurants and shops; it shows how much potential this app has and how much customer engagement it has. So, Tiktok can be a great side hustle to start affiliate marketing. The best way to earn money. Let me give you a small example; a TikTok user would always review products from the shops with her mini haul and review videos. She initially started the Tiktok channel with her purchases. Slowly, she gathered several followers, and now, she reviews the top PR packages that she gets from the brands and shops. You can do that too.

The best part of Tiktok is using it any way you can. You can use it for entertainment purposes or brand promotion and affiliate marketing. The opportunities with this app are limitless.

Stock Market Investing

The trend of investing in the share market has increased in the past few years. The lockdown has made the Share market one of the top side hustle jobs. So, the idea is the compound interest. The extra money you put in your bank takes years to double, but it’s a matter of days in the share market. But, not to forget that there is a high risk for high return.

If you have a bit of financial knowledge and luck, the share market can be a great side hustle. You have to purchase the share at a price and sell when it is higher than your purchase price, or purchase the shares and get dividends each year.

Influencer Marketing

Are you a social media influencer? Or do you have the numbers in your Instagram account? If you have then, you definitely can try out influencer marketing.

Under influencer marketing, you would be given PR packages, and you have to promote them. You can reach out to the brand itself, saying how you can be their brand endorser, and they would make your brand face. Know more about How Do Influencers Make Money.

Affiliate Marketing

You can also start affiliate marketing to earn some extra money. The main idea of affiliate marketing is recommending the product to others, and when someone buys or gets a service, you get the commission. You probably might have heard people giving affiliate links, and then they tell you to put their code to get a certain percentage discount. That’s affiliate marketing, and through that affiliate code, they get paid a certain amount of money. You can also do that.

There are several affiliate programs in Nepal, including Daraza and Esewa. You can sign up for their affiliate program. Also, there is an affiliations program in the colleges as well. If you bring certain students to college, they will pay you some commission.

Blogging is one of the Main Ways of Online Earning

Blogging is another great option to make Money Online in Nepal. You can start blogging in your favourite niche. There are plenty to choose from, choose which are you interested in and have knowledge about. Then, you can start writing the blogs generating good traffic to your blog and finally monetize it.

There are several monetizations for the blogs, but the most popular is Google Adsense. Google Adsense will pay you based on the views and clicks on the ads.  Remember that patience is key in blogging, and you won’t start earning from the start. First, you have to write content to generate traffic, and then, you can easily earn money. 

Podcasts as the best Way to Make Money Online

The podcast is getting popular in Nepal. So if you love speaking and have that weight in your speaking, then podcasts can be a great side hustle for you. There is no need to spend a lot of money to start a podcast. You may start your podcast if you have a basic microphone, a laptop, and free recording software. Then, you can upload your podcast on google podcasts or just on youtube. Remember how Saigrace became so popular through his storytelling audiobooks? Who knows, you could get popular as well. Take that first step. All the best.

Online Course Selling/Tutoring

Tutoring is a great side hustle job for students as well as teachers. You can give tuition to academically weak students and get paid for it. You can sign up for the tuition centres or directly contact the parents for the tutoring service. There are plenty of ads on Facebook for the home tuition tutors. You can also sign up for online tutoring sites.

Do you have specific topic knowledge? Then, you may provide your talents or expertise online for a little bit of a fee. You can conduct an online seminar or workshop to teach people. The main idea is to start the free and once you have reached a certain number of people attending your course, make it paid. You can sell your expertise for a nominal fee, and you would have some extra money in your pocket. You can also sign up your courses for online courses, or you can freelance. It’s upon you.

Are you good at English? Then, go and teach people English. It is probably one of the most demanded jobs in Nepal since most Nepalese are going abroad. You can sign up for IELTS/PTE teacher or just a basic English teacher to someone who doesn’t know English. You can teach them online or in physical classes. It’s up to you. But, it’s a great side hustle for people who are good at English. 

Learn How to Earn Money Online in Nepal

I have included the most commonly used and proven methods used by the people in Nepal who are earning regular money from the internet. The list will be updated with time as I  discover more methods that actually work.

  1. Earn money from Facebook and Youtube

  2. Get into Freelancing

  3. ‘Get Paid To’ sites

  4. Start your own blog

  5. Affiliate Marketing

  6. Sell Fiverr Gigs

  7. Google AdSense

How to earn money from Facebook/YouTube in Nepal?

We all are on Facebook and YouTube. I have been asked a few times “How do I make money from Facebook and YouTube in Nepal?”

Facebook: Create a page. You can create the page on Travel, Humor or Anything. Grow up an audience and keep your audience engaged on your page. When you have page followers of above 50K you can sell it.

Or, you can reach out to local stores and offer them an advertising deal through your page. Let’s say you have an engaging page with 50 thousand followers on your page that provides information about different places of Nepal. You can contact the hotels, café, resorts, etc. around those places and offer them some advertisement deals on your page. You put up a post on your page pitching about their services or offers and you get paid for that.

You can also use this method with  Instagram. You can charge your clients for a shoutout or a tag on if you have an Instagram accounts with big followers.

Remember: You need to have an engaging audience base. No one wants to spend money on services that do not give anything in return

YouTube: Start a channel. You can start with anything that you know about. Nepali Guitar Lesson, Song covers, Dance covers, Prank videos, Reviews or video logs are different ideas that you can start on YouTube. When you have a decent number of followers you can put up some advertisement deals with local businesses. You can promote your client’s business in your videos. These are just the basic ideas that work. With time you will learn how to move your game to the next level.

But please don’t expect this to happen overnight. It takes time and effort to build up a solid fan base and you need to be super active to run your page or channel. Eventually, you can sell your accounts as well if you wish to.

Get into Freelancing

Professionals with a particular skill set can work as a freelancer on various projects and get paid for the services they provide. Most of the professionals from Nepal provide freelancing services like

  • Web and Graphic design

  • Programming

  • Writing (E-book, articles, blogs)

  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

  • Video Editing

Working as a freelancer doesn’t guarantee you good money until you can win high-paying projects or clients under your belt. And this doesn’t simply work even if you are on the popular freelancing websites. It takes some time to establish you on those platforms. You need to build a strong profile with positive reviews and portfolio rendering the time.

Below is the list of top sites where you can offer your services as a freelancer:

Starting Your Own Blog

Blogging is one of the popular ways to earn money in the current day. Building a blog and updating it on a regular basis until it starts to make money takes time and patience. It also takes a lot of work. Over time, your effort will reach a point where things become easier and your blog starts giving your passive income.

Starting your blog isn’t difficult as you think it is. You can either start your blog on free platforms like WordPress, Blogspot, Weebly, etc. or you can get your own custom domain name and host.

Different methods to monetize your blog:

  1. Affiliate Marketing

  2. Google AdSense

  3. Ad Networks like the, info links, Chitika, Taboola etc.

  4. Banner Advertisement

  5. Sell your products (digital or physical)

  6. Build an e-mail list and start e-mail marketing

  7. Guest Posting

Google AdSense

Google AdSense is one of the popular and most used techniques to make money online in Nepal. AdSense program is also the primary source of income for many bloggers and Internet Marketers around the world. So, considering that we have a Paypal account, we can earn some money from Nepal and then cash that out. But the possibilities are not just limited to Paypal because there are other popular payment methods that are supported by many platforms mentioned above.

Sponsored Posts

You can earn money through sponsored posts and product reviews. So, this is similar to brand endorsements, but instead of the brands, you would also sponsor the posts or any form of news or notice. Facebook pages like Routine of Nepal Banda and Meme Nepal earn a lot of money for sponsored posts. It can be anything, movie promotion post, music video promotion post, or anything like the opening of a new branch or shop. If you have the numbers on your Facebook page or Instagram page, you can earn extra money through a sponsored post.

Are you tired of reading all those articles about making money online? Probably you must have seen hundreds of different methods that people have been talking about and the more you read the more you get confused. The art of scamming is another nightmare story that you read from those people who have very bad experiences while trying to earn some money online with some investments.

Online work can be taken as a part-time to make some extra cash or as the primary source of income depending on how you can scale it up. In this post, I will cover up the different ways to earn money online while living in Nepal. Remember if you want to earn money but you don’t want to work, then it’s time for you to wake up from your dreams. 

Some of the methods require a little investment on the front while others are completely free. Nothing happens overnight. At times, it takes a lot of hard work, time and patience to actually make the real money.

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