Have you ever thought of how to make money with WhatsApp? What is WhatsApp? How can I install it in my phone? How does it make money? These are the main focus of this article. The idea is to help as many as possible to maximize the apps in their phone in order to increase their sale and passive income.

What is WhatsApp?

WhatsApp is a free messenger app for smartphones. It is free to download from your store. It makes use of the internet to send and receive messages, images, audio, video and even documents. The service offered by WhatsApp is very similar to text message. However, because WhatsApp uses the internet to send messages, the cost of using WhatsApp is significantly less than texting. You can also use WhatsApp on your desktop, simply go to the WhatsApp website and download it to Mac or Windows. It is popular with teenagers because of features like group chatting, voice messages and location sharing.

With so many smartphones in the hands of people including young ones, and the need to communicate with family and friends, WhatsApp has become one of the most used social media for chatting and communicating with their friends and family.

How many are using WhatsApp Today?

In December 2017, the messaging app announced a statistics that they have over 1.5 billion active users of the app. This shows that on a regular day to day basis, there is a large number of people who are live and active on this social media platform.

How then can a business or an entrepreneur make use of this platform to make money, increase sales or even reach potential customers? Well then if you are really interested in knowing how to boost your business or make money on WhatsApp, then you are reading the right document for this purpose. We will try to keep it short, simple and sweet. So let’s get down to the real thing.

Downloading your WhatsApp

Many smartphones these days comes along with the WhatsApp app already installed in your phone by the manufacturer of the phone. All you have to do is get connected to the internet and click on the WhatsApp and start the set up and once completed, you can now make use of your WhatsApp for chats, sending and receiving messages, pictures, videos and even documents.

For other smartphones that do not have the WhatsApp already installed in it, all you have to do is get the phone connected to the internet, and go to your Google store, windows store or apple store to do search and download the app. After opening the store app from your phone, click on the search icon and type “WhatsApp” and then click or select search. The system will perform a search and bring you WhatsApp App. Click on install and the app will automatically start downloading and after downloading, it will automatically start installing in your phone.

Follow the set up procedure and fill out all the required information and allow the app to save and start running. You may also need to add a display picture and fill in the about section of the app and ensure your full details are in there.

How to Start a Chat

Open the App and then you will see a search icon. Then you will now see all your phone contacts and click on the particular contact you want to chat with. This is how you will manually add the contacts you want to chat with. Chats in WhatsApp are secure with end to end encryption. You can always check that to confirm as it is always there.

How to make money with WhatsApp

WhatsApp chat is now being used by well over 1.5 billion persons worldwide. This means that for anyone who wants to use WhatsApp as a means of making money or increasing sales, or do a form of marketing and reaching a large audience, then WhatsApp is one of the available means to achieve that purpose. Now that I have WhatsApp in my phone or in my desktop, how do I start making money with it?

WhatsApp Group

WhatsApp just like many other social media platforms allows for the creation of groups made up of people with similar objectives or that shares a common opinion over an idea. With WhatsApp group, you can belong to many groups with similar objectives.

There are so many groups in different countries for marketing and selling, property and housing, cars and equipment, education and training and lots more too numerous to mention.

You find these groups and start advertising your product or services to them. There are some groups created for general buying and selling. So you have to cautious of the purpose of each group in order not to break their rules. In most groups, when you break their rules, you will be deleted from the group.

You have to ensure that you follow all group rules and instructions to do a reputable business and not to be sanctioned by any group admin. You don’t know where your market I coming from so you must continue to maintain your status in all groups and keep creating the awareness of your product and services.

Remember to keep your advertising content simple and sweet, because people these days find it hard to read lengthy articles and so you have to keep it short and sweet. Let it be captivation. Sometimes it is better to create a banner or flyer to convey your advertising message in a short and simple, yet attractive manner to the viewers.

Next you have to keep increasing the number of these groups you belong to help you reach a wider audience and also intending customers for your product and services.

Your WhatsApp display picture should also have your business logo to help group members to see that you are there for serious business and you care about your brand at all times. Help them know the business by including it in your advert.

How to Send Your Flyer to the Group

First you must save the electronic copy of your flyer as JPG into your smart phone and view it first from the image viewer of your phone. Ensure that the picture is clear enough to convey the message, check for typographical errors.

To send the flyer to all groups the easy way, you go to your photo gallery, press and hold onto the picture and you will see an option to share the picture. Click on share picture and then you will see the WhatsApp symbol click on it and then all your WhatsApp contacts and groups will show up for you to select which contact or group you wish to send the flyer to. At this point, select all the groups you want to send it to and click the send icon. This will automatically send the flyer to all selected groups and contacts you have chosen.

As you begin to reach a large number of audience, you start meeting potential customers out there looking for your product and services to buy. This automatically converts to more sales and more money for you.


We have come to see how WhatsApp can be used to make money, increase sale, create another stream of income for anyone who chooses to make use of it. You can tap into the large number of the WhatsApp audience and start advertising your product, service or company and communicate with your intending clients or leads for sales or service.

WhatsApp is no longer just a messaging platform for sharing information between friends and family, but now a tool one can use to make huge sum of income at the end of the month.

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  1. Whatsapp marketing is the bomb. I just got some clients from WhatsApp group within two days of my joining a marketing group in Port Harcourt. I can recommend this article to anyone who wants to increase sales.

  2. I wish I knew this all this while. I am now making use of it to connect with my clients around the world. It has increased my intending clients

  3. This article was very helpful. I have used WhatsApp for many years but never knew I can use it to make money. Thanks for this detailed research. It was very helpful.


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