Making Money on Reddit

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Reddit is a community platform that boasts more than 50M active daily users. Unlike social media platforms such as Instagram and TikTok, which revolve around a user’s personal brand, Reddit predominantly focuses on communities. While you can’t create a career dependent on Reddit, you can still make a few bucks for a rainy day. However, as you navigate your way and land consistent job opportunities you can still turn your side gig into a reputable brand by providing outstanding services. If you already have an online platform that generates revenue, Reddit is a great platform to promote your business which can earn you more income.

E-Commerce & Affiliate Marketing

On Reddit, various subreddits focus on specific topics or interests. For example, if you have an e-commerce website selling camping gear, you can utilize the subreddit /r/Camping which has over 2.1M Redditors to advertise and sell your products.

On the other hand, if you are an affiliate marketer in the gambling niche, you can join /r/Gambling or any gambling-related subreddit where players could be looking for the best casino deals to sign up for. For example, players in South Africa could mostly be interested in SA casinos. These are casinos that accept players from this region, and which allows them to receive bonuses and promotions in online casinos, and to fund their account in South African Rand. All this to say that before an interested Redditor can check out your website or affiliated link, it would be great to provide content that resonated with them and their needs.  

If you don’t have an e-commerce website or are not into affiliate marketing, you can still earn a side income from these popular subreddits

/r/BeerMoney

No, you don’t get paid to drink beer. Rather, the community has Redditors who post small tasks which can earn you enough more to buy a beer. These tasks vary from writing articles, reviews, surveys, and social follow among others.

/r/forHire

This is an excellent option if you are looking for work online. The community has employers who post job requests and freelancers searching for opportunities. Some of the in-demand jobs include content writing, graphic design, social media marketing, virtual assistant, and more. You can post your qualification and what kind of job you are looking for and a potential employer will see your post.

/r/WorkOnline

This is another incredible community where you can land a job opportunity in various niches including freelancing, affiliate programs, and online tutoring. If you are lucky, you can land a full-time job.

/r/SlaveLabour

The name could be discouraging but here, you can get a few bucks for working on simple jobs that pay below the market rate.  Some of the available jobs include data entry, resume writing, web scraping, proofreading, graphic design, and more.

/r/ProgrammingTask

This subreddit is dedicated to the programming niche and if you are looking to build your career as a programmer, this is a great community to get you started. You can also get some jobs to work on during your free time which not only earns you a few bucks, but also give you the experience which will help you enhance your skill to land better-paying jobs.

/r/DesignJob

This is a subreddit for Designers only where employers advertise their jobs in a ‘Hiring’ Post and you can apply for the job if it fits your qualification. You can also promote your skills in a ‘For Hire’ post. 

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