How to Make Money Online in Pakistan

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  • For earning money online you can use any freelancing platform such as Upwork, Fiverr etc.
  • Nowadays, you can earn by creating content on YouTube.
  • To earn money you must have skills which are in demand like web development and web designing.

Everyone wants to earn money online in Pakistan as most people don’t have a job and wants to support their family. With increasing inflation and unemployment in Pakistan, people are looking to have another source of income.

Most students try to earn money online and sometimes they fall prey to the scammers. If you are a student and wants to know that How to Earn Money Online in Pakistan then you came to the right place.

All of us have a search about how to earn money online in Pakistan and we came across many ways to earn money online. Some ways are legal and some are not.

Don’t you worry we got you

You will get to know about all the ways to earn money online in Pakistan through this article.

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Some common questions which Pakistani people search regarding earning money online.

  • What is the real way to earn money online from home in Pakistan?
  • What’s the easiest way to make money online?
  • How can I earn money online in Pakistan as a student?

In this article, you will get answers to all these questions. Just spare some of your time and read all the ways to earn money online in Pakistan.  

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There are several ways to earn money online in Pakistan. Here is a list of ways to earn money online in Pakistan:

  • Freelancing
  • Digital Marketing
  • Blogging
  • Academic Writing
  • Data Entry
  • Developing website and apps
  • Graphic designing
  • YouTube
  • Selling products on an e-commerce website
  • Start content writing work
  • Sell products on Facebook or Instagram
  • Offering Tax services
  • Become a Reviewer
  • Proofreading

All ways that are mentioned above require some sort of skill but in some, you just need to give your time.


Most people especially students are familiar with the term freelance. A freelancer is a person who is self-employed and is not committed to any specific employer.

In many fields and industries, the term freelancing is common. Music, writing, acting, web design, graphic design, translating, illustrating, film and video production are the fields where freelancing is predominant.

Some companies or organizations hire freelancers. Freelancers work with companies or organizations and this does not make them their employee rather they work with that company on a contract basis.

Different Freelancing Websites

There are different websites where you can find different kinds of work and earn money online.

Freelancer, Upwork, Fiverr, People per Hour etc. are websites where you can find work according to your set of skills.

  • Freelancer is a popular and common freelancing website. You just have to make your profile on it and provide a payment system you will use. Add your credit or debit card details to receive payment or you can use PayPal as well. You need to bid on projects to get work on it.
  • Upwork is also a popular freelance website. The work you get here is authentic and you get work from verified accounts. So Upwork is much better if you want to get good and authentic work. You will need to make a complete portfolio on it and Upwork will review your profile. After reviewing they will inform you about the status of your profile. If they have work available relevant to your skills then you can bid on different projects. You will be informed if your bid is accepted or not.
  • Fiverr is another website where freelancers are earning a lot of money. You can find different types of work on it. Most Pakistani students are using Fiverr and earning a lot of money. Just make a profile on it and add your gig. For example, you are a website developer and a person click on your gig and review your profile. If that person likes you then he or she will hire you.
  • People per hour is another website where you can earn money online in Pakistan. Here you can charge clients by your per hour rate. Make a profile on it and start earning from home. You can get writing work or any work you want.

Digital Marketing

With the advancement in technology and the influx of different social media apps digital marketing becoming common in Pakistan.

Digital Marketing is a term that includes advertising, promoting and creating online presence of businesses through different digital platforms. Digital marketing, includes websites, social media and various other platforms.

Now you’ll be thinking that how to earn money through digital marketing. It’s not that difficult but it takes time to earn good money through digital marketing. You should be aware of some necessary things if you are planning to open a digital marketing agency.

  1. Must have relevant skills if you want to open a digital marketing agency.
  2. You should know about advertising on different social platforms.
  3. Approach some brands and try to convince them. If they agree that you can advertise their brand on social media then congrats you can start earning money.


Blogging is the best way to earn money online in Pakistan (for students). You can start your blog or you can write for different websites. It depends on you, how you want to earn money.

If you plan to start your blog then you should have good writing skills.

You can write different blogs like it can be a news-related blog, or a product/service review or celebrity blog. You can write anything you want but don’t try to copy others work.

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If you want a blog site then you can go to WordPress and create your blog. You need Google AdSense to put up ads on your blog and start earning.

You will earn money after 5 to 6 months so be patient. With the increase in traffic on your blog, you will start earning money online.

Just open the WordPress website and sign up to create your blog. Just write on a topic of your interest. It depends on how you market your blog. If people like your blogs then they will visit and read your blogs.

There are many websites you can write a blog for

  1. Hubpages
  2. Squideo
  3. About
  4. Ehow

Academic Writing

Yes, academic writing is also one of the ways to earn money online in Pakistan. Do you know that students all over the world hire people to work on their assignments and thesis projects?

But the question is how to get academic writing work and how to earn money from it.

You can get academic work from the freelance websites mentioned earlier in the article. As many people from the UK, USA and people from the Middle East pay people to complete their assignments or pay to write an essay on a certain topic.

Academic writing work is good for students because they learn new things and get paid for it.

Data Entry

In Pakistan, you can get a lot of Data entry jobs. Data entry job is the best way to earn money online in Pakistan. You just need to have basic computer skills for this job. It is a time taking the job.

To get data entry you can use freelancer, Upwork and some other websites. You can also look in your social circle for a person who is doing data entry work. Data entry job is best for students in Pakistan.

Developing websites and Apps

To earn money online in Pakistan through the development of website and apps is not easy. You need to have skills to develop websites and apps.

If you know how to develop a website or an app then this is the best way to earn money online in Pakistan.

Most computer students earn money online by developing websites and apps for different clients around the world.

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How to get this kind of work? Easy just use any freelance website and bid for different projects. You can get work from local clients as well.

Graphic Designing

Graphic designing is one of the best ways to earn money online in Pakistan but again you must have graphic designing skill. If you don’t have that skill then you cannot earn through it.

Graphic designing is a well-paid job.  Use any freelance website to get from potential international clients. You can also advertise your work on different social media platforms to get work.


All people in Pakistan know about YouTube and uses YouTube for various reasons. You can watch different videos on it from tutorials to movie trailers. If you want to learn a new skill then YouTube is best for you.

Many people are earning money through YouTube in Pakistan. After the monetization of YouTube in Pakistan, people started making their channels.

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How to earn money from YouTube? Simply make your own YouTube channel start posting videos on it.

Content matters on YouTube, if people start liking your content then you will get a lot of views. Through views, you will start earning money.

Just remember that it takes time for your channel to get a lot of subscribers.

You can make travel vlogs or you can make food-related videos. It is up to you.

Sell products on an E-commerce website

If you have some money and you can start a small business then selling products on E-commerce on the website is the best way to earn money online in Pakistan. Websites like Daraz allow you to become a vendor and sell products on their website.

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If you can invest some money then it is the best way to earn money online in Pakistan. You can make your e-commerce website and can sell service or products on it.

Start Content Writing work

Content writing is best for housewives and females. As housewives want to support their family financially but due to some circumstances, they are unable to do that. For them, content writing is best because publishing houses are always looking for talented writers.

This does not mean content writing is for female only. You need to create a profile on different platforms and start writing for different newspapers or websites.

Some websites where you can send your articles and can earn money online

  1. Listverse
  2. Problogger
  3. WatchMojo
  4. Toptenz

Sell products on Facebook or Instagram

Suppose you are tight on budget and you cannot create your e-commerce website then Facebook or Instagram is best for you. Here are steps to selling products on Facebook or Instagram:

  1. Make a page on Facebook or profile on Instagram.
  2. Decide the name of your Facebook page or Instagram profile.
  3. Now add all the images of the products which you will sell.
  4. Boost your profile or Facebook page by giving money for advertisement. This way you can get clients.
  5. If you start getting orders then congratulations you can earn money online.

Offering Tax Services

If you know about Tax and can offer services related to it then you must start a Tax consultancy firm. With some money, you can open or you can work from home and file people tax returns.

In Pakistan, there are not people who are offering tax consultancy.

Try to utilize this gap in the market and start to earn money online in Pakistan. For business students, it is the best way to earn money.

Become a Reviewer

How to earn money online in Pakistan? Just become a reviewer. Different bloggers and vloggers are hired by different companies to write a review or do a video review of their product or service. But to become a reviewer you must have good Facebook or Instagram profile.

Most people do mobile reviews on YouTube and are earning good money. You can do food reviews and write about it. You need to invest in your profile so different brands or companies approach you for your services.


You can provide proofreading services if you want to earn money online in Pakistan. You can use different freelance websites or you can use social media platforms to get proofreading work.

Many authors hire proof-readers to proofread their books or articles. So you can earn money online in Pakistan by proofreading books or articles.

To earn money online in Pakistan is easy but you need some motivation and hard work. Try different sources and try to get relevant work. Try to acquire different skills and make money online in Pakistan.

Next time don’t fall into the trap of scammers and do thorough research on how to earn money online in Pakistan.

These are some of the ways you can make money online in Pakistan. Do let us know in the comments below if you have any more ideas , and we will include them too.

Written by Salman