How can I make R16.000 passive income per year?

Making R16.000 passive income per year by selling textbook summaries, class notes, case assignments and other study resources that you’ve written in the past. Sounds amazing right?

Earn passive income by selling study documents and textbook summaries

Earn passive income by selling study documents and textbook summaries

Passive income can be defined as a revenue stream that repeatedly comes in after your hard work has been done: like royalties on a Christmas song, it goes on forever. At Stuvia you can sell textbook summaries, class notes, case assignments and other types of study resources that you've already created in the past. After uploading your content, no additional work is required to sell. Stuvia markets your documents for you, so while you’re busy doing other stuff you’ll automatically get paid every time a document is downloaded! On average, a single document can provide you with earnings up to R1500 in its first month!

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Earnings per Stuvia seller

R1.135 Average earnings per month A seller at Stuvia can earn from a few tenners to a couple of hundred ZAR a month
R60 Average earnings per sold document Every study document can be sold indefinitely
19 Average sold documents per month Your documents are being sold from early in the morning until late at night. During the week and at the weekends.
3 Average number of days until the first sale is made After your study document has been uploaded, the Stuvia marketing machine will start working for you immediately

How do you make passive income?

Build a strong passive income stream by selling your study documents online

Build a strong passive income stream by selling your study documents online

Did you write textbook summaries, class notes, flashcards, case assignments, or other study-related documents during your time in College or University? These resources are valuable to you! By uploading your work on Stuvia you can earn up to R16.000 a year passive income. Just let Stuvia’s worldwide platform market your documents for you, so you can turn those documents into real earnings.

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Create passive income by writing textbook summaries using 250 most popular books

At Stuvia, we welcome millions of potential buyers to our platform who browse actively for summaries of commonly used textbooks. On average, a single summary (which can be written in appx. 3 hours) is worth R1,500 a month. How does earning R500 an hour sound ánd receive commission fees to eternity? To get you started with writing summaries, we could give you a list of the 250 most demanded textbook summaries on Stuvia.

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Create passive income by writing textbook summaries using 250 most popular books
Definition of ‘passive income’ at Stuvia

Definition of ‘passive income’ at Stuvia

‘’Earnings from selling study documents such as summaries, study notes, flashcards, assignments or other study-related documents in which the seller does not take an active part’’.

Source: Corporate Finance Institute. (2020. What is passive income?)

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No clue what to upload, but eager to start a knowledge store?

You can sell almost anything! As long as it's digital and your own creation
Summaries
College notes
Assignments
Textbook summaries
Papers
Essays
Manuals
Course notes
Judgments
Class notes
Old exams
Powerpoint class slides
Scanned (text)books
Published scientific articles

Experiences from the Stuvia Community

BaileyKristen - University of South Africa (Unisa)

Fantastic. It has kept me balanced financially and reduced stress during exam time. I am happy to recommend Stuvia

BaileyKristen University of South Africa (Unisa)
lawstudent2021 - University of South Africa (Unisa)

I’ve earned enough within 3 weeks to pay for registration for next semester. What an amazing opportunity....thank you Stuvia!

lawstudent2021 University of South Africa (Unisa)
an_g - University of South Africa (Unisa)

Stuvia is a great platform to sell documentation for all coursesdegrees etc. It is also a rewarding way of generating some income on the side for all your hard work. A I love Stuvia

an_g University of South Africa (Unisa)
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