6 ways to make money using instagram
Instagram now has more than. This represents a huge potential audience from which to make money. Although you, or your brand, may be late to the party, it’s never too late to start making money from Instagram.
Do shout-outs for people or companies. This by far is the most
How big your following must be?
people wanna work with people and buy from people
logo, the brand won’t work much. It doesn’t have an impact.
“Hey, we have the same following. Would love to share your products or collaborate”
You’ve probably already seen bloggers, celebrities, or Instagram Influencers, making product/service related posts. Instagrammers that make use of this method work with Sponsors to define the strategy and rules around their sponsored posts. Posts are generally either custom posts or reposts.
Sponsors usually look for people that fit their niche – if you’re a male, bodybuilder you’re probably not going to be hired by a Sponsor that wants to market women’s handbags!
People consider you authority, so don’t put crap stuff. Be crystal clear with your audience. Every time I do a sponsorship I use #sponsor and when I have an affiliate link, I do write a disclaimer that I will earn Money.
Follow the 80-20 rule. Don’t use affiliate offers too much.
Basic Amount Instagrammer’s get :
Instagrammers with 1,000 to 10,000 followers can earn $50 or more per post.
Those with 10,000 to 100,000 followers can earn $200-$4000 per post.
Instagram Influencers and celebrities (Instafamous users) with more than 1,000,000 engaged followers can earn tens, if not hundreds, of thousands of dollars per post!!
3. Sell Your Photos
Instagram was created to showcase your photography. So, why not use Instagram as a platform to also sell your images? This method is generally pursued by professional photographers but it’s certainly not off limits to keen amateurs! Instagram can be a great platform for advertising and sell your shots to individuals or agencies.
Tips for users wanting to pursue this method:
- Be active on Instagram. Make sure you’re regularly posting as this will help to create a portfolio of your work for potential buyers to browse.
- Add a custom watermark to your posts. This is very important as your watermark can be used to ensure your images aren’t used without your permission.
- Always have high resolution, original, copies of your posts stored somewhere safe. You will need to provide high-resolution versions of your images to any buyers.
4. Promote your own business, products or services
If you run your own business, you should already be on Instagram! Instagram can play an integral place in your marketing matrix and the best thing is; it’s free.
Some of our clients sell their exact Instagram posts, referred to as Instagram prints, for between $40-150 a pop!
A direct link like “Hey! Click here and buy my Instagram course” won’t ever work. On the other hand, if I make a video and write some blah blah and a deep story then it will definitely work
5. Sell Your Instagram Account
Are you tired of Instagram or simply don’t use it anymore? It may also happen that after building a brand, you just don’t feel the hustle and need some fast cash in exchange for it,
While we certainly don’t recommend it, still below are some famous sites whose services are used by many people to sell their handlers.
Lots of businesses have discovered that partnering with an Influencer is a great way to reach new audiences. If you can’t be the Influencer yourself, then surely you can partner with one!
For those who are doing it for the first time each hashtag and see what other people are promoting, check out what people need.