How to make money in Kenya as a Website, Blog, Logo or Graphic designer
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Do you have design skills? If yes, you can easily make money online as a freelancer either by designing websites, blogs and or logos. With this age of technology and internet, everybody is or wants to go online. There are millions of blogs and thousands of websites being created every single day.
If you tap in this area, you will be sure to make good money.
Misconceptions Vs Reality of web design
Some people may argue that they don’t know how to create websites or blogs. If you have been following Bilichi Kenya posts, you may have realized that you can make a website in a few minutes.
The good thing about web design is that is easy to learn given the availability of easy tutorials. There are many free online courses you can take for just a few hours and start becoming an expert.
For website and blog design, It is highly recommended that you start with WordPress. This is a CMS that enables you to set up, build and customize your websites easily.
List of best courses to learn web design
For those who would want to dive deeper and learn more skills about web design, the following courses are great places to get started. Most of them are free.
Which companies offer freelancer design jobs in Kenya?
Once you learn how to create blogs, logos, and websites, you will realize that there are so many companies that offer freelancer jobs in Kenya.
List some of the best freelance jobs companies in Kenya
- Ajira Digital
How to get started as a freelancer in Kenya
- Acquire the necessary skills if you don’t already have them by enrolling in free courses, going to meetups and practicing.
- Once you have acquired the skills, test them by creating your own blog and social media accounts (Facebook page, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, and YouTube etc.)
- Join the freelancer websites highlighted above and complete your profiles.
- Start advertising yourself and bidding for jobs.
- Join social media groups and forums related to what you are doing.
- Try one thing at a time.
How much would you expect to earn?
This will depend on your effort. There are Kenyan freelancers who make over Kshs 10,000 per day!
All the best as you start this journey.
If you want assistance, contact us at Bilichi Kenya