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5 Proven Methods to Make Money in Nepal [2020 Edition]

I had been writing lots of money-making articles since the start of my blog. Time passes by and there are lots of ups and downs in the market trend and so as the way of earning. The article will answer your question of how to make money in 2020 especially for Nepal. The numbers listed below does not rank the way of earning but only for listing them.

List of 5 ways to make money online in Nepal:

  1. Blogging
  2. Vlogging
  3. Freelancing
  4. SEO
  5. Website Design


It is one of the most popular ways of earning online revenue in Nepal. As per the definition of my friend circle, they say ‘Dollar Chhapne’ in Nepal. The literal meaning is to print dollars aka to earn green bucks just as an American says.

What are the choices for Blogging?

If you are totally new and had no money to start with. Then you gonna wanna try or The biggest disadvantage of using this platform is that it provides you a controlled platform. The best option to learn to blog is getting a free NP CTLD (Nepal Country Level Domain) eg. or HostingSewa blog has detail on how to get a free domain in Nepal. After, getting a free domain name to proceed with the following steps.

How to start blogging?

Step 01: Go to HostingSewa

Step 02: Search for the best WordPress hosting package. eg. HS 01 will work if you are completely new.

Step 03: Install Wordpress from their Cpanel 1-click installer. They also provide free support and installation and Phone Support.

Step 04: Post one article per day at least for the first year. Then after a year, you will start generating traffic and develop a habit of writing smart.

Step 05: After a few weeks, you can apply for Google Adsense and once they approve, you can start showing ads on your website. Do some SEO, drive traffic and you will start earning with your Adsense.

Adsense just works for all types of the site; new or established. For established sites, you can go for Taboola,, but they are lower-paying in the Asian market. If your target audience is the US & UK, then you can try other networks too.

After your site gets established or start working as a brand, then you can start getting local custom ads also.

An example of Blog posting being shown in RabinsXP

Thus you can earn money blogging in Nepal.


Unlike, blogging here you post your daily Video logs or  Vlog. Talking about how to earn Vlogging, here I want to talk about YouTube. Nowadays, YouTube has become a synonym for Vlogging. Here are a few easy steps on starting a YouTube Channel:

How to start YouTube Channel?

Step 01: Go to

Step 02: Signup and create a new Channel.

Step 03: Keep Uploading Videos until you hit 1k and 1k video views. Then only you apply for monetization. Make sure you will be needing AdSense for YouTube monetization. The good catch for who doesn’t have a blog is you can get Hosted Adsense also. This means you can monetize on all Google platforms like Blogger, YouTube, etc.

An upload window showing option to upload your VLOG video on YouTube

Also, once your channel gets famous, you can start accepting promoted contents or other ads from your local companies.

Thus you can earn online revenue Vlogging in Nepal.


Freelancing means working from anywhere you are living or earning at the ease of your comfort. You need at least some skills for doing jobs. There are lots of international freelancing sites like Fiverr, Upwork, Freelancer, etc. But, here I am going to talk about the TechSewa – Nepal’s first freelance business marketplace. You can pay and earn on Nepalese currency without so much additional charge. Here is how TechSew Freelancing works:

How to do freelancing in Nepal?

Step 01: Go to

Step 02: Signup and confirm your email.

Step 03 If you are a buyer, post a Gig and explain what you can do. your charges and in how many days you can deliver. If a buyer searches what they need on the search bar. Now, select your Gig or start chat for clarification or custom packages. The buyers will purchase a Gig, and you complete their work delivers it to them. Upon the final delivery, the buyer marks it as completed. Then you will get paid.

TechSewa showing the latest Gigs posted by freelancers.

Thus you can earn money freelancing in Nepal.


SEO stands for Search Engine Optimisation. It means to optimize your website or blog in accordance with search engines like Google, Bing, etc. It helps you to rank higher in search engine results for example like how the links appear when you search for something in Google search engine. Since 2009 SEO itself actually has been established as a business model. Hence a way of earning money. Here are the major tactics on earning an SEO expert.

How to work on SEO?

Step 01: The very basic this to make excel in SEO is starts from learning basic HTML/CSS. I had seen some people involved in SEO without some website knowledge but using tools only. Some people tricks with Yoast SEO, for basic it works but for real SEO it does not work. But, it makes quite easier for the WordPress blog.

Step 02: Learn about Keywords, Contents, and Web Elements

Step 03:  Continuing from step 02, analyze the contents and also focus on onsite SEO and  Offsite SEO too.

Step 04: The final part of SEO is Search Engine Ranking Position or SERP. You can try some competitor analysis tools like Ahrefs, Semrush, etc.

Apart from this basic SEO, it needs to be completely monitored with time. It’s all about competing for other sites and making your site number one on searching engine results.

Thus you can make money doing SEO in Nepal.

Website Designing

There is a rise in internet usages in Nepal. In fact, many new businesses are even neglected if they don’t have a website too. We increase in the Digital Nepal trend, everybody wants a good website. Did you know that RabinsXP was the first to initiate Digital Nepal campaign? 🙂

What is the Average Price of Designing Websites in Nepal?

The average cost of designing a very basic website in Nepal is Rs. 12,000 (approx $104). I had been helping people gain maximum profit using HostingSewa Designer Package Plan. This plan has more than 125 tools to build custom websites, plus you can design Node.js websites, Python Website, Ruby websites, Angular Js. Also, had added PostgreSQL support. I have seen a rise in WordPress designers in every corner of the street. 🙂 We had been providing support to such guys and for free. The larger websites usually people start from Rs. 60k or $ 522.20. And the complex design starts from Rs 114897.81 or $1,000 approx.

Thus you can make money on designing websites in Nepal.

Final Words

Knowing this only does not guarantee your revenue generation. You need to actually learn on a practical basis, work on some real-world projects. In this way, you will keep building your own way of speed in completing projects in time. And also the quality of work matters. So, it takes time to learn and actually work. Having said that, the above 5 methods of earning money online are practically possible as I have gone through all of these methods.

I have tried to explain my best on the proven 5 methods to earn money online in Nepal. This Nepal Edition of 2020 money making ways are as per my personal experiences. If you are having a problem or facing any issue, let me know I will be happy to assist you.

Sakkigo Ni! 🙂

Rabins Sharma Lamichhane

Rabins Sharma Lamichhane is the owner of RabinsXP who is constantly working for increasing the Internet of Things (IoT) in Nepal. He also builds android apps and crafts beautiful websites. He is also working with various social services. The main aim of Lamichhane is to digitally empower the citizens of Nepal and make the world spiritually sound better both in terms of technology and personal development. Rabins is also the first initiator of Digital Nepal.

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