26 March 2016
How to make money with social media
If you’re like most people, you probably spend hours and hours every day on social media. Whether you’re posting photos, sharing content or just catching up with friends and family, the time you spend on social media can add up quickly.
Instead of simply wasting this time surfing between different profiles and posts, you can use it to make money and take the pressure off of your finances. In fact, making money from social media may be easier than you think, keep reading to find out more.
Get paid to post
If you have a few thousand followers on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram, companies will pay you to post flattering content about their products or services. Fees vary and will depend how many followers you have and how influential you are, but it is possible to make a decent second income Tweeting, Instagramming or Facebooking about sponsored services.
In some cases, companies may send you products to try and or offer you free trips or experiences in return for a flattering review. If you want to keep your social media credibility, it’s important you give an honest opinion on these freebies, otherwise your followers won’t put any stock in your advice.
Sell your photos
If your Instagram account is full of positive feedback and you have a real eye for photographic creativity, you can actually make money by selling your snaps online. A lot of publishers and media outlets search social media for images when writing stories or creating content, by advertising your contact details and letting other users know your images are available for purchase, you can make some serious money.
Show off your products on Pinterest
Pinterest is a fantastic social network for designers and creative individuals. If you hand make products or have a boutique shop selling specially selected goods, Pinterest the perfect forum to show them off and expose them to a wider audience.
Instagram can also be used to showcase your creative talents, however the search functions on Pinterest make it more suitable for those looking to sell and market their products on a commercial level.
With a little bit of creativity, social media can be used to great effect to boost your bank balance. So whether you’re looking to become a social media sensation or you just want to sell a few extra products and services, get online, get connected and get networking.
Kimberley Rogers on Saturday, March 26, 2016 · Leave a Comment
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