Ways to Make Money as a Developer

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Create a blog and monetize it via:

- ads (Adsense, CarbonAds)
- sponsored posts (write about different products/services)
- sell affiliate products made by others in your niche
- promote your own products/services

OR you can get paid to write articles for other publications.
Create a YouTube channel and monetize it via:

- ads (you need 4k watch time hours and 1k subscribers to enable them)
- super chats and stickers (during live streams)
- monthly memberships
- sponsorship deals
- affiliate marketing
- promote your own products/services
Live coding sessions (live streaming) on Twitch/YouTube:

- donations
- subscriptions (or memberships on YouTube)
- sponsorships
- affiliate marketing
- promote your own products/services
Create and sell courses/eBooks.

Package your knowledge and experience via Courses and/or eBooks and sell them on platforms like: Gumroad, Udemy, Skillshare, Teachable, Podia, Thinkific.

OR you can create your own custom platform from scratch.
Create and sell other digital products like:

- themes (WordPress, Shopify)
- plugins (WP, Shopify)
- templates (HTML5, Bootstrap, Tailwind)
- components (in React, Angular, Vue, Bootstrap, Tailwind)
- libraries
- kits (Design kits, Component kits)
- web, mobile and desktop apps
Create a Podcast and monetize by:

- sponsorship deals
- promoting your own products/services
Conduct 1-on-1 Mentoring Session (coaching).

Provide tailored guidance and share your knowledge and experience in order to help people accomplish their own goals.
Contribute to Open Source and monetize via:

- Donations/monthly subscriptions. GitHub Sponsors or Patreon.
- Create a pro version with extra features and charge for it.
- Sponsorship (add a banner in the repo or on the website).
- Promote your services on the website.
Build a SaaS (Software as a Service). Get paid on a monthly basis for providing a service.

Examples of SaaS
- Shopify
- Netflix
- Youtube Premium
- @FeedHive_io
Create web, mobile, desktop apps:

- ads
- in-app purchases
- monthly subscriptions
Create a Job Board. Help companies get in front of (possible) future employees.
Create an online store and sell Merch.
Create a paid newsletter and provide valuable information worth paying for.
Working as a Professional Developer AND Freelancing.

These are probably the most common ways developers make money (so I had to include them too), but in this thread I wanted to focus on what are some other ways.
What else would you add to this list?

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I like the process of coming up with ideas, giving my best to create value which in return makes money.

Value => Money

Also, what I've noticed is that ...
... people want to see results in order to listen to what you have to say.

This is why I want to share everything I'm doing and hopefully inspire others to at give it a try.

Not to live my lifestyle, but your own, while making the world a better place. 😊
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I'm going to learn how to do it, try it out on my own and then share the journey with you in hopes that you'll learn something from my experience.

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