2. Customizable templates
Web designers can sell templates to other business owners for customization on their own sites.
Nguyen also has website and branding templates for purchase, which earn her money every month, she said.
“They’re templates that I used in my own business,” she said. “I didn’t have to make anything new because I already created them for myself, and I just packaged them and put them behind a paywall.”
Other graphic designers or business owners can purchase her templates and customize them for their own sites, logos, and digital content.
Becca Luna, the founder of the web and brand-development business Bold x Boho, also sells digital templates for other web designers or entrepreneurs to customize. She creates them on the web-design platform Showit, she told Insider.
“We have done over $1 million in passive income,” which has helped fund and grow her business while she spends her active time working with clients, she said.