The Raspberry Pi itself is a versatile circuit board which can provide you endless opportunities for creating custom, useful, and innovative designs. And so, millions of Raspberry Pi units have been sold till the date.
In this site, I have covered many tutorials, how-to, and some of the best picks for Raspberry Pi boards and their accessories. But today, I will show you a list of things you can do with your Raspberry Pi to earn some MONEY! Excited? Let’s go into details.
How to Make Money with Raspberry Pi
From the number of ideas that can be implemented for the Raspberry Pi possible uses, I will show you the top 7 of them.
1) Mine the Cryptocurrency
In 2009, cryptocurrency (Bitcoin) was set up as a virtual currency. Since then, the mining of cryptocurrency became a famous method to get paid for the web services. You can also jump into the business of bitcoin mining with your Raspberry Pi and earn some extra bucks. In this process, you will solve some mathematics queries and get some bitcoins in exchange. This thing also helps to create more opportunities for the other people to jump into the field. In other words, bitcoin mining is the procedure of validating the blockchain transactions. With the Raspberry Pi board, Pi compatible SD card, bitcoin wallet, and a few other things you can easily create the bitcoin miner powered by Pi. You can find a number of blogs on the internet which will guide you from start to end for completing this process and earning money.
2) Put the stuff for sale
This is one of the most common ways to make money with Raspberry Pi. You can create something useful, cheap, and feature-rich thing using the Pi boards and sell them online or offline. Many users don’t have interest in DIY Raspberry Pi projects, and they want the ready-made things for use at their home or office. So, you can search the market and the communities; see what the people are demanding, and you can try creating useful stuff to sell them to people.
3) Reviews and Opinions
Content marketing is not a new term on the internet. If you are an electronic enthusiast, a pro hardware cracker, or a full-time DIYer, then writing something is the best thing you can do to earn with Pi. It is a good thing if you teach people without taking fees, but it will not help you financially. What will you do then? Is there a way to teach the users and earn money at the same time? Yes, of course. Get a Raspberry Pi gadget and write your experience with it. Make sure to cover all the topics related to that device and publish it either on your blog or do a guest post on top ranking websites. People will visit and read your reviews and opinions on sites, and it will also help you to earn some extra income.
4) Become a reseller
Yes, you read it right. You can become a reseller of the Raspberry Pi boards and its accessories. For this, you can either directly contact the manufacturer or can resell the products as a third-party seller on Amazon or eBay like e-commerce websites. You can also sell the stuff offline in shops.
5) Publish your book
How good you feel if you won the “Booker Prize”? Well, you will feel at the top of the world, of course. But for that, you will need to create a masterpiece for sure. Apart from it, you can write a book on Raspberry Pi subjects like Top Raspberry Pi Projects, Best Raspberry Pi Tutorials, Beginners Guide for Pi Beginners, etc. Write and publish a book on the web, and you will surely start earning from it if you have some unique & useful writing techniques.
6) Social Media is still there
The social media is still a great way to earn some extra income. You can create accounts on Facebook, Twitter, Snap chat, Instagram, etc. social media sites as well as on some top forums like Reddit, Cnet, etc. to post and comment useful content on Raspberry Pi boards and other components. You can interact with other people; can help them in their queries, and can build a strong community over there. Build your brand on social media, and you will start earning money with Raspberry Pi. Many large companies too need some expert’s advice in their blogs on product reviews and community pages. So, do watch out for such opportunities and they can earn you a lot!
7) Create a server/gaming console
One of the most beneficial usages of the Raspberry Pi is that it can work like a truly dedicated server. You can create a number of servers using the Pi boards and host client websites onto them to earn income. Also, the Pi is famous for making retro gaming consoles. You can commercially build several such setups and run a game shop to earn money. Thinking is only of you!
That is not all of it. There are so many ways to earn money with Raspberry Pi that cannot be mentioned in a single post! Because the only limit is the thinking of a mind, nothing else.
What are your thoughts? Are you earning money with Raspberry Pi in a different way? Be kind to share your ideas here and let the world know the limitless possibilities of Pi. Write your words the comment section below.