Hello guys, are you a programmer? If yes, you are in the right place because we are going to discuss the top 10 ways by which you can earn money with your kickass programming skills.

1. Start Your Own YouTube Channel

You must be thinking there are already so many tech YouTube channels, why should you start your own channel? But, let’s make it very clear everyone has their own way of teaching and discussing things, and you never know that the audience starts liking your way of discussing things.

Tip: If you are starting a new YouTube channel, first make very unique videos like what are the emerging technologies in cloud. Once you start getting audience on this then you can move forward with some general content.

2. Create a Video Course

Do you think you can teach programming to others very well, then voila there are tons of website where you can create your own programming courses and sell it. There are already very successful creators in this domain like Maximilian Schwarzmüller, and various other creators who are doing extremely well in this domain. You should defintely check out how they began in this domain and who knows you may be the next big bull in this domain.

Some popular platforms where you can sell your progamming courses:

  • Udemy (Web, Android, iOS) for launching your first course
  • Skillshare (Web, Android, iOS) for teaching creative skills
  • Teachable (Web, iOS) for marketing your course
  • Podia (Web) for putting up a digital storefront
  • Thinkific (Web) for building a course from scratch

3. Build a Piece of Software and Sell it

Do you have various software ideas, if yes, start working on them, and pitch your software to the various clients related to your domain. You never know one sale may open door to millions of sales.

4. Freelancing on Fiverr and Upwork

You can offer your programming services to people online. Some of the best freelancing platforms include Upwork, and Fiverr. On these sites, you have the opportunity to bid for different projects.

5. Make a mobile app for Android & IOS

If you possess a good and marketable app idea, it is easy for you to make money. You can later sell the app on Flippa or launch on Playstore or App store.

6. Make A Plugin Or Theme For WordPress

Over 1.3 billion websites are using wordpress including mine. If you create useful WordPress plugins and themes, you can make a great deal of money by ads or making them premium

7. Join Coding Competitions

Are you into competitive programming? If yes, you can join various programming competitions that are happening every then and now. They offer huge amount of money to the winners. You should definitely check out Hackerearth, CodeJam and other competition that have huge prize money.

8. Start Your Own Programming Blog

As a programmer, you can always start a blog in the programming niche. There are many ways to monetize a blog as a programmer: offering coding skills online, charging for premium content, affiliate marketing, and Adsense

9. Write And Sell An Ebook

Do you think you have a writer in you? People today are also writing various technical books and selling them on online platforms such as Amazon and Playstore.

10. Get a developer job

This is one of the best ways to earn money, you can get an amazing developer job if you have good programming skills. You can search for developer jobs on LinkedIn and various other professional networks.


It is all upto you which way you are going to earn money, if you like a traditional developer job, you can go for that, if you want to be your own boss, there are plethora of ways by which you can easily earn some handsome money.

Lets us know in comments which way you liked the most.

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