How to make R1000 to R10000 per day in South Africa


In South Africa, making R1000 to R10000 per day is not a pipe dream. The money can be generated either online or offline.R1000 is enough to sustain you in a month in all major cities.R1000 translates to R30000 per month.

The main challenge for many citizens is to identify something that will bring value for their invested amount. But again, there are a couple of blogs with resourceful ideas that will make everything possible.

Here are ways to make R1000 to R10000 per day in South Africa:

  1. Blogging
  2. Run a YouTube channel
  3. Affiliate marketing
  4. Start a profitable business
  5. Get a high paying job
  6. Trade in cryptocurrency
  7. Offer web hosting services
  8. Offer Web design services
  9. Invest in stocks
  10. Buy and sell real estate property
  11. Develop and sell websites
  12. Rent a room in your home
  13. Dropshipping
  14. Become an influencer
  15. Gambling
  16. Make an online course/publish a book
  17. Create an App
  18. Online resume and cover letter writing
  19. Invest in Unit Trusts
  20. Create and sell social media pages
  21. Sell items on social media
  22. Start ecommerce site
  23. Paid online surveys
  24. Forex Trading
  25. Save in Fixed deposit account


One of the surest ways of making R1000 to R10000 in South Africa is through blogging. A functional blog requires a domain name, hosting space and WordPress CMS.All this will cost R1000 to R2000.You will then apply to monetize with AdSense.

If AdSense is your main source of income, you need 1 million views per month in order to be certain of making at least R1000 per day. For you to make R10000 per day, you require above 5 million views per month.

Bloggers in South Africa generate money through AdSense, AdSense alternatives like MGID, sponsored posts, direct adverts, affiliate marketing and through selling of personal products and courses.

Run a YouTube channel

Create a YouTube channel, post high quality videos and make money. The videos should get 700k to 1million in order to generate more than R1000 daily. If your channel attracts 5 million views per month, you’ll comfortably generate R10000 per day.

YouTubers make money through AdSense, sponsored content and affiliate marketing.

Affiliate marketing

Affiliate marketing is where you sell products for companies and earn commissions. The marketing is effectively if it’s done by a niche site or through YouTube. Social media can also be of much help. It’s not easy to earn R1000 and above per day from affiliate marketing programs unless you clearly understand how to market products online. Your blog should stand out and get over 100,000 visitors per month.

A niche site which correlates with the products you sell is the one that can help you achieve your target revenues. If you are selling web hosting products, create a site that post content about web hosting. If you are going to sell Amazon products, create a site that reviews products like phones, shoes, clothes electronics and others which are available on Amazon site.

Betting sites provide the best affiliate marketing programs, followed by web hosting companies.SEO tools also have amazing affiliate marketing programs.

Register and market only those programs that work for you.

Start a profitable business

There are a number of profitable businesses to start in South Africa to earn more than R1000 per day. They include:

  1. PlayStation business
  2. Own rental property
  3. Garments manufacturing business
  4. Hotels and restaurants
  5. Bakery business
  6. Hair manufacturing
  7. Mining business
  8. Agribusiness
  9. Real Estate
  10. Car care products and accessories
  11. Pharmacy
  12. Sell construction material
  13. Cab service
  14. Sell mobile accessories
  15. Gardening service
  16. Grocery store
  17. Disposable cups and plates
  18. Waste Management Company
  19. Event management
  20. Babysitting as a business
  21. Furniture refurbishing
  22. Delivery service business

Not everyone is able to do business in South Africa, others were just created to be employed. But if you are cut for business, follow your passion is.Start a business that you enjoy doing and money will eventually come.

Secure a high paying jobs (Salary R1000 to R10000 per day)

Sturdy for a marketable course and secure a high paying job. Some of the jobs paying above R1000 per day in South Africa are;

  1. CEO
  2. Finance Director
  3. Medical Doctor
  4. Quantity Surveyor
  5. Architecture
  6. University Lecturer
  7. Lawyer
  8. Actuary
  9. Chartered Accountant
  10. Management Consultant
  11. Sales Manager
  12. HR Director
  13. Pilot
  14. Cyber Security Engineer
  15. Financial Analyst

The type of job to secure depends on your academic and professional skills. You MUST first get education which will allow you to search for employment.

Offer web hosting and web design services

If you have advanced skills in web design, start your own web hosting company and offer web design services. Your daily target is to get at least one client. In South Africa, designing a single website costs more than R2000.

You don’t have to own a server to host websites, get reseller plans from other hosting companies. Alternatively, purchase a Dedicated Server plan from A2 Hosting or Bluehost Web Hosting provider.

Trade in cryptocurrency

Nowadays thousands of South Africans are trading in cryptocurrency. This is an area you should also venture in.You require a capital of more than R100000 in order to earn at least R1000 per day.

You should be careful when choosing a company to trade with. Before registering as a member, check reviews for the company online.

Invest in shares and bonds

Buy shares of profitable companies and government bonds. But for you to earn decent income from this investment, you must inject more than R100000.Shares generate dividends while bonds generate interest.

Invest in Unit Trusts

Unit Trusts are provided by stock brokers and insurance companies. The money invested here is invested in buying of shares, government treasury bills, real estate property and money market. If you invest R20000, you are 100% sure of earning over R1000 per day.

The interest earned per annum ranges between 6% and 25%.

Buy and sell real estate property

A capital of R500000 is enough to help you start real estate business. Buy and sell land, buy and sell houses and businesses. The profits in real estate industry are crazy. But in this business, you have to be patient, it can take up to 1 year to get your first client.

Develop and sell websites

There are many content creators who opt to buy websites than starting blogs from scratch. They know the efforts needed for a blog to get attention of readers. As a content creator, you can develop as many blogs as possible, then sell later when the domains become strong. A website with even 1000 views per day can fetch you at least R50000.

In addition to selling of websites, buy domains and sell to other South Africans.

Rent a room in your house

Airbnb is one of the most profitable businesses in South Africa. You can rent a room in your house or rent one under Airbnb arrangement. You only need 4 rooms to make at least R1000 per day.


Create a website, post products for other companies. Let people make orders and earn through dropshipping.Packaging and delivery is done by the companies whose products you’ve posted in your website.

Become an influencer

Create pages on Facebook, Twitter, TikTok and Instagram, amass huge following and get sponsored content and performance offers. With 1 million followers in each of the platforms, earning over R1000 per day is an easy thing.


Bet on football matches and jackpots.Betway and 22Bet are some of the best betting companies to earn money from. With 5 odds daily and a stake of R1000, you are assured of winning R5000.Even if you lose 10 days a month, you’ll still average R1000 per day.

Save in fixed deposit account

Identify a reliable bank with high interests on fixed deposits and save your money there. The interest earned annually is 6% to 12%.Save at least R300, 000 in order to earn R1000 daily.

Start ecommerce site

If you want to become a millionaire, venture into ecommerce business. It may start with a slow pace but with quality products, aggressive marketing and good customer service, you’ll certainly make over R1000 per day.

Forex Trading

Forex Trading is a risk venture but it pays handsomely for experienced traders. If you are a mathematics guru, start trading in Forex, Inject at least R10000 into the business and make over R1000 daily.

Develop Apps and sell to companies

If you studied computer Science, IT or Software Engineering and your skills in designing Apps are excellent, start selling Apps to companies. One App sold to a supermarket can make you a millionaire overnight.