Easy Ways To Make Money On Instagram
Thanks to the internet, you do not have to leave the comfort of your home to make money these days. There are numerous ways one can make some extra bucks or tons of cash online. The most common way people make money without sweating about it is through affiliate marketing.
Affiliate marketing requires one to have a website so that online customers can click on banners placed in such websites. For a long time, this has been the most common way people use to make money; earning from website commissions. Well, there is even better news. You can now make money without having your own website. You can do this through your social media accounts such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Buckle up and sit back tight as I take you on a ride of knowledge of how to make money on Instagram.
With over 800 million active users, Instagram continues to grow in popularity on a daily basis. Statistics show that over 60 million people log in to their Instagram accounts daily and over 400 million people log into Instagram monthly. With such favorable statistics, there is a good chance you can make some decent money on Instagram. All you need is an Instagram account and followers.
How to Grow Your Followers on Instagram.
Growing your following is vital in attracting brands to work with you. One of the ways of growing your following is through posting unique content that is relevant to your niche. You also need to choose wisely the hashtags you use. Such hashtags should not only be relevant but also appealing to most. You can ride the wave of trending topics and posts. The best way to do this is to include or add an extra hashtag on hashtags that are already trending. Hashtags make it easy for people to notice you; there is a good chance they will also follow you if you post funny or unique content. Another way to grow your following is by asking relevant and popular accounts for shout-outs. Now that you know a few ways on how you can grow your following, let’s go through different ways of how you can make money through Instagram.
Social media influencing and marketing.
It is pretty easy to make money of being a social media big-wig. In our case, you need to become an Instagram big-wig even if you have a small niche. You will be surprised at how much you can achieve just by influencing people in your locale through Instagram. Statistics show that more than 48% of social media users depend on influencer’s recommendations. This is because influencers are considered as tastemakers whose opinions are respected.
Most brands find it hard to compete with influencer’s opinions. They instead opt to partner with them to create their brand awareness. By doing so, influencers earn some good amount of money through sponsoring such brands by posting them on their social media accounts such as Instagram. It is important that you earn the trust of your followers. This means that you may at times be selective on the brands you sponsor or post about.
Sell Your Photos.
Selling your photos is an easy way of making money on Instagram If you enjoy working with the camera. It does not matter if you are a professional or an amateur. As long as you have a good number of followers, you can always sell your photos to individuals or agencies and meet their demands. This has been made easier by the fact that there are copyright laws that safeguard and license your photos.
Promote Your Products and Services.
When you have an Instagram account that has a steady number of followers, it is easy to promote your business. All that is required of you is frequent posting about the services and products that your business offers. You also have to post about other important details like how you can be contacted and your location. You can also promote your products by making use of behind the scenes’ channels. You do this by simply taking snaps with such products in the background. Doing so will arouse the curiosity of your followers and there is a good chance they will want to purchase them.
Selling Your Instagram Account.
If for some reason you are unable to manage your Instagram account, be sure that all has not gone to waste. You can sell your account for some good amount of money. Several sites such as Fame Swaps and Viral Accounts support this action.