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High income online businesses and skills you can learn in 2022 and earn 100K monthly


Below is a list of high income online businesses and skills you can learn in 2022 and earn atleast 100k monthly in Kenya

Online skills and businesses


Amazon Kindle publishing

Publishing books on Amazon Kindle is one of the most lucrative online business currently. Books published on Kindle are available for sale in the biggest online store in the world Amazon in both hard copy, soft copy and Amazon Kindle premium subscription.

Why Amazon KDP is the best platform to publish your book.

  • It pays high rates. As compared to other platforms, Amazon KDP pays very high rates. You can choose the parcentage of the revenue generated from the sales of your book you want to keep and the parcentage you want Amazon to keep. You can choose to keep either 30% of the revenue or 70% of the revenue depending on your preference. Apart from the direct revenue from the sales, you can also make royalties depending on the number of people who read your book on Amazon Kindle and those who rent your book.
  • It has high number of audience. Amazon is the biggest online shop in the world. You therefore have millions of possible buyers ready, your work is just to attract their attention by targeting keywords rich in audience and publishing quality content.
  • It is free. It is absolutely free to publish on Amazon Kindle. The process is also easy and straight. There are free softwares which makes the process very easy. You are provided with both ISSBN and ISSN code by Amazon for free. Making book covers is also made simple by a free software on Kindle.

After looking at the advantages of publishing on Kindle, let’s look at how one can earn on Kindle.

You can earn money online on Amazon Kindle by publishing books on Amazon Kindle. Once your book is published on the platform, you will earn money from the platform everytime someone buys, rents, or reads your book on the platform.

Depending on the number of people who use your book, you can earn up to 100K dollars every month from the platform.

Affiliate marketing

Affiliate marketing is another high paying online business in Kenya. Affiliate marketing programs like Gamemania affiliate program, Jumia affiliate program, Amazon and Killimall affiliate programs pay their marketers up to 20% commission.

You might consider affiliate marketing programs if you have high audience on social media, blog or other platforms.

With high social media traffic, you can make up to 10K dollars a month online.

Facebook Ads

Facebook ad is another online business skill you can use to make money online. With Facebook adsense skills, you can make up 1000 dollars online.

With a Facebook page with 1,000 followers and above, you can activate adsense on your page and get paid anytime you post a video, picture, or an article on your Facebook page and account.

Read how to monetize your Facebook page here

Graphics design

According to Upwork, Graphics Design skill is one of the best selling skills online currently.

Using Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Canva and other softwares to manipulate pictures is the skill required to begin your graphic design career.

Most clients are looking for freelancers to design posters, adverts, social media posts, infographics, bronchures, business cards, and editing pictures.

Web designing

This is also another high selling skill online. This branch of graphic design deals with designing websites and blogs.

With this skill, one can easily get clients on social media and other platforms.

This skill is also one of the best selling on job platforms like LinkedIn, Upwork, Fiverr, Freelancer and other platforms.

Video editing

Video editing skill is also another skill that is currently selling like a hot cake online.

This skill involves editing videos and audio. You can edit videos for YouTubers, vloggers, musicians and other clients.

Video editing skills involve placing subtitles, adding motion graphics, adding lyrics to a video, adding ads and other features. You can easily get clients in various social media platforms and work platforms.


The first step one should take in freelancing is learning one of those skills. There are several free resources online you can use to learn these skills, the free materials include YouTube videos, free blog posts and social media articles.

After perfecting one of these skills, the next step is to market these skills on various platforms. The platforms include social media like LinkedIn, Facebook, twitter, Reddit, Instagram and other platforms.


Marion Mwangangi is a Journalism student at Multimedia University of Kenya. Apart from being a student, she is a professional graphic designer, an SEO expert and a video editor. Email:

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  1. Everything is very open with a really clear explanation of the issues. It was really informative. Your website is very useful. Many thanks for sharing!

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