Types of blogs that make money in Kenya


If you want to make money in Kenya as a blogger, there are specific blogs that will make the most amount of money for you. Never create a blog without considering important factors such as traffic, niche and competition.

In this article we will look at highest paying niches and examples of the best paying blogs in Kenya.

Highest paying niches in Kenya for blogs

  1. Career & jobs
  2. Business
  3. Sports & football predictions
  4. News
  5. Entertainment
  6. Mobile loans & banking
  7. Real Estate
  8. Information blog
  9. Making money online

Highest earning blogs in Kenya

  1. Tuko News—Ksh 3 million to Ksh 4 million per month
  2. Kenyans—Ksh 1.5 million to Ksh 2 million per month
  3. Mpasho—Ksh 400,000 per month
  4. Kahawa Tungu—Ksh 400,000 per month
  5. Bizna Kenya—Ksh 350,000 per month
  6. Techweez—Ksh 250,000 per month
  7. Mpasho—Ksh 250,000 per month
  8. Pulselive—Ksh 300,000 per month
  9. The Star—Ksh 2 million per month
  10. Ghafla—Ksh 600,000 per month
  11. Victor Matara—Ksh 150,000 per month
  12. Nasonga—Ksh 100,000 per month
  13. Kenyayote—Ksh 80,000 per month
  14. Venas News—Ksh 500,000 per month
  15. Business Today Kenya—Ksh 400,000 per month
  16. BrighterMonday—Ksh 1.2 million per month

How bloggers make money in Kenya

  1. Through AdSense
  2. AdSense alternatives like MGID
  3. Sponsored articles
  4. Banner Ads
  5. Selling products on their platforms
  6. Affiliate marketing
  7. Offering web hosting services
  8. Offering web design services
  9. Buying and selling domains
  10. Developing and selling blogs
  11. Offering consultancy services

More than 90% of bloggers make money through AdSense. In Kenya if you own a blog that gets 1 million monthly views, you will make at least Ksh 200,000.

Every new blogger starts with AdSense then later incorporates other ways of making money.

Affiliate marketing and AdSense are the two best ways to make money online. But if your blog becomes an authority site in your industry, you will get numerous sponsored posts, you will also collaborate with brands to have banner ads on your blog.

Blogging is not a gold mine. It takes 2 years to 5 years to start making decent money from a new blog.

To create a blog in Kenya,you need a capital of Ksh 5,000 to Ksh 20,000.A blog needs a domain name,web hosting space and WordPress template.To buy a domain name and hosting space,follow this link to visit Hostpinnacle.They will charge you less than Ksh 3,000 per year.