10 Simple Stuff You Can Sell & Services You Can Render At School
Students are no longer waiting for graduation to be able to be financially secure. In reality, because unemployment has been a key issue in Nigeria, you don’t tell students today until they start thinking about how to make money before and after graduating from school.
Many students who are in school are severely fed up and tired of asking for money from home to either feed themselves or use for personal financial emergencies, whether at university, college or polytechnic. Many students are unable to afford to buy stuff from their wallets and have been searching for a legal way to make money during school without affecting their studies.
Are you among a group of students desperate to be free financially? Are you fed up calling Mummy and Daddy to give you money from home just to feed yourself and buy yourself stuff? Are you willing to know what a legal method helps you to do and make money on your own? Okay, what resources can I give my fellow students and massively earn from them?
If you’re among this community of students, then you’re at the right place at the right time because we’re going to talk about products and services you can offer and give to your fellow students and earn massively in school in this post.
5 Things You Can Sell To Your Fellow Students In School And Earn
Now let’s dive into the recommended stuff you can sell at school and earn with a little capital.
1. Electronic Devices
If you have as little as 10,000 nairas, you have the luxury to start selling electronic devices by purchasing cheap electronic devices from bulk stores, such as phone chargers, batteries, headphones, flash drives, earpieces/ handsfree, noise-canceling earbuds, and phone screen glass or screen guide, this is one of the best ways you can earn massively while you are in school, either university, college or polytechnic. Then you can now include Bluetooth speakers, headphones, TV sets, cell phones either used or new, wristwatches, and even laptops after a while when your capital begins to expand.
With this, without disturbing others, including your parents, for money, you can earn and stand alone and it will not affect your school studies. All you just have to do is start with a little capital and see the growth of your small business.
2. Recharge Cards
Among the best selling things you can venture into while in school is by selling recharge cards in your school, you can start as a Small scale Dealer which can also be referred to as retailer’s level. The capital you need to start, however, can be as little as #5,000 to #10,000 and your returns are highly dependent on the pace at which individuals buy from you. By collaborating with a Sub-Dealer, in other words, a middleman, where you can get the printed cards from at a certain rate and make your profit, you can do the recharge card business.
3. Selling Of Wears
Are you very good at picking and buying wears that whenever you put them on, it attracts most of your friends and even more fellow students in school? Then you can do this business and watch it grow while in school, even if you’re not good at finding good wears at first, it’s still a lucrative business you can invest in as a student while your studies are not being affected.
How do you do this and how are people going to start running to buy your wears? At first, you have to be a social media person before you go into this form of business and also have to observe your environment to find out what your fellow students wear the most regularly, remember these wears after studying your environment and prepare to start your business. Then find a store where you can purchase these wears in bulk and start advertising yourself on social media, including WhatsApp, Facebook, and more.
Through doing this, you will eventually begin to gain popularity in your school and beyond your school until you are well known for that business and your fellow students will start running to buy wears from you instead of going on shopping.
4. Bracelets & Shades
If you are very interested in buying and selling of wears as we’ve discussed earlier, then it is very perfect to include the selling of bracelets and shades. Ladies of nowadays are so fond of wearing bracelets on designer wears while guys are so fond of using shades daily, it’s a perfect idea to include selling of bracelets and shades to your selling of wears, although, you can sell bracelets and shades on its own and make money from It massively, nevertheless it’s more advisable to sell both wears, bracelets, and shades all together to expand your areas of earning massively.
How will this be done? There are online stores where you can find very pretty bracelets and nice shades that you can purchase at a very affordable rate, just find an online store and ship in bulk, advertise it on social media and see how your business starts performing well.
5. Snacks & Soft Drinks
You might be wondering how can this make you earn while you are in school, you can start selling ready-made snacks including cake, doughnuts, potato chips, plantain chips, coconut chips, and more, these are fast selling goods when it comes to sales in class. When the lectures are going on in class, these are used as appetizers, most particularly when a whole day is spent in a class. Fellow students will purchase massively from you by doing this and you will make profits as your sales expand. And with time, chewing gum and plastic soft drinks may be added.
You can purchase these snacks to resell them, but you can learn how to make one or two snacks out of all and add your own special way of making them, which would be more lucrative than purchasing and reselling them alone.
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5 Services You Can Render At School
Below are the simple services you can render at school with little capital and make passive income from it.
1. Printing & Photocopying
If you find nothing that catches your attention in the above 5 listed things you can sell to your fellow students in school, or you are interested in investing in something bigger, then maybe this will catch your attention.
This is one of the most profitable businesses you can venture into, and when you are in school can carry huge earnings. Imagine how much money you will receive if you print and photocopy documents, assignments, projects, and more for just half of your entire school. Believe me, you will from there stand on your own.
How is this going to be possible and how do you start this company? First research your environment, look for a place where there is no competitor of the service you want to provide, then gather all the necessary equipment, including a generator, photocopier, computer, or laptop and others, then set up your printing and photocopying business and watch it boom.
2. Football Viewing Center
The love for football is so huge in Nigeria to the extent that a person can walk an extra mile to watch his team play during semi-finals and final matches of UEFA Champions league, Worldcup competitions, and many more, this is what makes the football viewing Center so lucrative, especially when the viewing Center is situated where you can find a lot of youths.
While you are in school, how can you start this business? You can start by surveying where you can start the business, then get your capital ready, rent an appropriate place you can start, and buy the required equipment, depending on your capital, including plasma television sets, DSTV subscriptions, ceiling fans, chairs, and more. Start your business after doing all this, and hire someone to run it for you.
3. Rent Your Stuff
This is a service you can render if you don’t have the kind of capital to do any of the above-mentioned business, what you can do is to rent your stuff to fellow students and earn by doing that.
Things you can rent to your fellow students include T-shirts, jean trousers, a set of laptops, a generator, and can even sell notes to fellow students who missed lectures. By doing this, you will earn and even notice more of what your fellow students need that you can buy and begin to rent them.
4. Hairdressing & Barbing Services
Are you a skillful barber or a hairstylist before gaining admission? If yes then this is a perfect service you can render to your fellow students in school. Even if you are not skillful or you haven’t learned anything about barbing or hairstyling but you are interested in doing it. If you are determined, you can enroll in a salon and learn within a few months. By doing this, your fellow students will rush to you and barb or fix their hair while you earn from them.
How can you do this and how can your fellow students start rushing to you for the service you render? First of all, before you start rendering this service, you need to make sure you are very professional, the first experience of your service will decide whether people will want to come to you or the other ramification. If you are very confident that your abilities are flawless in the rendering of the service, then you can go ahead and purchase equipment. Find a suitable place to start and start your business.
5. Become A Computer Trainer
Many computer illiterate students are in school, and some of these computer illiterate have their systems but do not know how to completely operate them, meanwhile, these students are desperately in need of it. Are you computer literate and you are wondering what type of service you can render to fellow students to earn and be financially stable? If yes then this is a perfect service you can render and earn. Just find a suitable location, buy the necessary equipment and kick start.
Now that you’ve found adequate and accurate suggestions on what you can sell and services you can render at school to create a source of income for yourself, what next? Find the one which suits you the most. Evaluate the capital with you and which stuffs you can easily get in bulk to sell. And for the service offering, which skill do you have that can favor one of the suggestions? If none then take an online course for anyone you will love to go for.
Also, ask questions from people who you know are already into it to obtain knowledge of how that niche is operated.
In case you have any questions you want to ask or there are still a few points that you believe should be added but are not, please kindly and politely make use of the comment section. Don’t forget to share this profitable article with your friends who might also need it.