In recent years, social media platforms have created opportunities for people to showcase their creativity and gain fame and fortune. Mbote Njogu is one of the success stories emerging from the popular Chinese-owned app, TikTok. Mbote is a content creator whose ability to make creative, funny, and authentic videos has propelled him to garner millions of followers on the platform.

Mbote’s journey on TikTok started when he used to work as a nduthi driver before being fired from Tusky Supermarket. He occasionally posted videos on TikTok, which he made when he was not busy.

Since then, Mbote has found a way to monetize his content on TikTok.In a recent Q&A with fans hosted by Jeff Kuria, Mbote revealed that he has made over Ksh3 million on the platform in less than a year. He explained that one can earn money on TikTok through brand collaborations and directly from the app. Mbote also shared that he made his first million from TikTok.

Mbote’s content on TikTok is a mix of comedy, dance, and motivational videos. He uses his platform to spread positive messages and encourage his followers to pursue their dreams. His fans appreciate his authenticity and relate to his down-to-earth personality.


Are you looking to make some extra cash on TikTok? Here are 10 ways to monetize your TikTok account and start earning money:

  1. Join the TikTok Creator Fund: If you have a substantial following, consider joining the TikTok Creator Fund, which pays eligible creators for their content.
  2. Publish Sponsored Posts: Brands are always on the lookout for influencers to promote their products. You can monetize your TikTok account by publishing sponsored content.
  3. Tap TikTok’s Creator Fund: TikTok’s Creator Fund pays eligible creators for their content. It’s a great way to make money from your TikTok videos.
  4. Promote Songs: You can earn money on TikTok by promoting songs in your videos. Record labels will pay TikTok users to use a certain track in their video to get the song to go viral.
  5. Collect Virtual Gifts by Going Live: You can make money on TikTok by collecting virtual gifts while live-streaming on the app. As your popularity increases, so will the number of fans who follow you.
  6. Host Live Streams and Accept Gifts from Fans: To make money on TikTok using the live stream option, you need to have 1,000 followers, own the account for at least 30 days, and be older than 18.
  7. Score Sponsorships: Brands are always looking for influencers to promote their products. You can monetize your TikTok account by scoring sponsorships.
  8. Run TikTok Ads: You can make money on TikTok by running TikTok ads in the TikTok Creator Marketplace. Of course, using this method you’ll need to spend money to make money back.
  9. Market Your Business and Attract New Clients: If you have a business, TikTok can be a great platform to promote your products or services and attract new clients.
  10. Give Buyers Advice on How to Get Further Engagement on their Newly Bought Account: If you’re an expert at TikTok and have built up a following, you can monetize your knowledge by advising buyers on how to get further engagement on their newly bought account.

There you have it – 10 ways to make money on TikTok. With a bit of creativity and hard work, you can turn your TikTok account into a profitable venture.