Make Money Online: Don’t Do These 5 Things In 2020


What are 5 things not to do if you desire to make money online in 2020? We’ll talk about that in this post. Making money online is a constantly researched topic both in Nigeria and anywhere in the world. While a lot of people go via legit means and make a lot of money, others go via shortcuts and even though they may make money, they also make themselves a target and have to look over their shoulders until they are eventually caught and jailed.

Back to the post – What are the 5 things to not do in 2020 if you really want to make money online in 2020?


  1. Spam Mails

If you really want to make money online, then you need to dump the habit of spam mails. The potency of randomly sending people mails reduced a great deal in 2019 and 2020 isn’t going to ease of either. Nothing beats building a mailing list after people willingly subscribe to your mailing list.

By building a mailing list, you boost your chances of making sales by 60%. Spam mails would be further flagged by mailing service providers in 2020 for sure.


  1. Link Spraying

Spraying links used to work when spammers and scammers weren’t this rampant but with an increasing rate of frauds and scams, spraying links all over forums, blogs’ comments and so on unethically has to stop if you’re serious about making money online in 2020.

Link spraying has always been and still is annoying. It’s just like throwing a virtual block along the path of web surfer. Don’t do it.

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  1. Clickbait

Click baiting is describing a link one thing and having the link actually lead to something else. This may work to get you traffic, but be sure that the annoyance and disgust your visitors would have wouldn’t even allow them find your product catchy enough to try to purchase it.

Click bait is one habit of scammers and even if you have someone fooled the first time, be sure you won’t have them fooled again. So what’s the point?


  1. DM Poaching

Now, let’s talk about Social Media – Randomly jumping into the DM’s of people on social media to sell to people is one thing you need to stop in 2019 and not do in 2020. If you want to build a brand out of your business, trust us when we say sliding into people’s DM’s is a bad strategy.

Stop poaching prospects in their DM. they’ll always see you as desperate and worse still, go patronize your competitor who carries their business with swag and class. If you want to make money online in 2020, don’t poach DM’s


  1. Comments Ads

Advertising in posts’ comments on social media is a ridiculous selling strategy and one which you shouldn’t carry into 2020. There’s nothing stopping you from running a sponsored ad for your product, instead of invading someone else’s comment section.

It may work for you at first but eventually, the charm will wear off and your sales will nosedive. Additionally, your business’ brand image is constantly being hit below the belt by this move. Stop it.


There you go – 5 things to stop doing if you intend to make money in 2020. What else do you think people need to stop doing that we missed out on? Let us know in the comment section.


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