(7+ Proven Ideas) Passive Income for Programmers

passive income idea for programmers

Every year thousands of CS graduates pass their degrees but most of them start a small job in any software house or a company.

I think have a lack of information about passive income. In this article, I will tell you about 7+ ideas for passive income for programmers.

Passive Income For Programmers

passive income for programmers
Passive Income for Programmers

So if you don’t know that what is passive income, I want to tell you that passive income is lifetime earning from work that you did in past.

Mobile App

Get an idea that will be in demand and start working for application software. You can use android studio when working on android apps. Publish your app on the play store is the largest apps downloading platform and Now start promoting it.

You can put google AdMob ads on it and make passive income, whenever anyone uses your app. You can launch your subscription plan from which users will pay you on a weekly or monthly basis to use your app.

Online Digital Tools

Digital tools are the tools like age calculator, or currency converter, which can ease the people’s life.

You can monetize your digital tools with ads or charge users for using your tool.

Websites themes and plugins

Develop new and responsive website themes and useful plugin and publish them on the Envato market place.

In the case of themes, you have to give a license of the theme to websites and charge for that. You make your payment plan as you want; you can charge per license for a year and they to pay again after 1 year is completed or that you want you can decide.

In WordPress mostly plugins are free but about all plugins also have their paid plans in which they are giving some extra features. You can decide your subscription plans.

Cybersecurity expert

In this digital world, everyone have there own website while he owned a small business. And cybersecurity is very important for all the businesses which have there own app or website.

Find some errors in their system and Earn.

You can develop your apps to protect sites from hacking attacks or you can launch your course to teCh about cybersecurity and this one-time recorded course will earn for you for a lifetime.

Social Presence

Nowadays everyone on social networks and social and consuming content. How wonderful that are making your content and telling people about cybersecurity and programming. Teach people on social medias.

When you show presence on social media as users will engaging your content and started following you that platform like Facebook, youtube will pay you per view (terms and conditions applied).

Another way is sponsorships from companies and selling your courses or giving personal consulting services.

Machine Learning /AI

passive income for programmers with artificial intelligence
Passive income for programmers with artificial intelligence

As you are a Programmer Machine learning is also a very good passive income idea for programmers.

In this era in every machine, artificial intelligence is being used. You can make a unique program and then sell the license to companies to use it in their products.


Blogging is itself a very hot topic for now. You can make your blog or write an ebook in which you share your programming experience.

Either ebook or blogging you need just one-time work and publish your ebook on different market places and you will earn each time whenever anyone buy your ebook.

In the case of blogging, you will earn it whenever anyone visits your blog. You must read the beginners guide to make money from a blog.

Conclusion: Passive Income for Programmers

All ideas I shared with you are passive income ideas. Only one-time work and you can earn for a lifetime without doing more work.

Just dig and prove you can do it.

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