Tuesday December 29, 2020 -Blogging has become a very lucrative venture for many Kenyans especially those who have a test for words and word art.
Kenya is increasingly becoming another country which is showing love for the blogging culture that has turned out to be another income generating alternative fetching millions to active social media enthusiasts.
From what is trending to what is selling in terms of social influence, there are a number of blogs doing quite well in the Kenyan market and in the neighboring countries. For instance, blogs which have been there for sometime are enjoying both huge traffic and money because of their writing experience and consistency.
Tuko.co.ke is a Kenyan blog which is doing both news and entertainment and our sources tell us that they are making over sh 3 million every month. Their writers are also paid well from AdSense and direct Ads proceeds. The blog also earns well from Sponsored Content and top corporate adverts.
Kenyans.co.ke is also another highly popular blog in the Kenyan market which is topping list of the most reliable news web portal with a dedicated team of writers who have always been described as hardworking young talents. They update their site every 20 minutes making it so competitive against all others. They earn upto sh 2.2 million every month from Adsense and other revenue avenues.
Further, Homenews.co.ke, is another top news blog started in August 2020 but which is also growing very fast with its stories being described as straight and direct. The writers working there don’t sugar coat news. They call it as it is – by its name. They also update content on an hourly basis. How they make money has been through Sponsored Content, AdSense and Direct Adverts. Homenews.co.ke makes upto sh 350,000 per month despite being only five months old.
And speaking about hot gossip and entertainment sites in the country, Kenyan Daily Post was the biggest thing in the country before Dundapost.com came to the market in mid-2020. Daily Post, which according to insiders, makes the owner a lot of cash through Sponsored Posts, OptAds360 and Betting affiliate commissions from Odibet. Timothy Obare Rioba makes over sh 500,000 from the blog every month. This is so little compared to what he used to make in 2013 when he was starting. He posts hot propaganda, pure Gossip and news.
Last but not least is the popular and fast rising Dundapost.com gossip blog owned by a mysterious young Kenyan blogger who makes one of the best creative English language writers in the country. The blog fetches the owner over sh 350,000 every month and is set to grow into a multimillion cash cow for the founder who is referred to as the most talented blogger not only in Kenya but also in Africa. He makes a good gossip writer who can write five interesting paragraphs from a mere photo sent to his desk.
Robet Alai’s Kahawa Tungu also makes one of the news portal for Kenyans and which we are told fetches the renowned blogger around sh 450,000 every month. He also makes more money from influencer jobs on his popular Twitter Handle which has over 1.5 million followers.