Instagram is the 2nd most popular social media trailing behind Facebook having over 800 Million users and counting.
This makes it a really great opportunity for everyone to grow their followers on Instagram and work as an influencer for various different brands and make a living.
Although it is not everyone’s cup of tea but many really want to be insta famous and if your working on it then might as well get paid to do that.
Here are 5 Different ways you can make money on Instagram as an influencer
This is one of the easiest ways to make a lot of money on Instagram as all you have to do is post 2 to 3 picture with the product and video tag the company e in the caption and in the pictures.
The hard part is finding brands that are willing to collaborate with influencers and to pay them for it.
Most of the companies will try to give you free products in exchange for a shoutout if you are happy with it you can accept the offer but I would highly recommend you to ask them for money because I think getting paid is a fair deal then getting free products.
The best way how to find companies that are willing to pay influencers for shoutout is using this website it is one of the biggest websites which connects companies with influencers.
You can put up any price that you want it and post the ad add on the website and wait for companies to find you.
Another thing that you can do is directly approaching brands that are already working with influencers and paying them for shoutouts.
You can do this by looking at other influencers accounts and see if they have done an ad and you can contact the same company to work with you too.
Affiliate Marketing / Selling Products
As Instagram has integrated Facebook shop with it you can now tag all the products that are available in your picture so that if anyone likes the product they can click on the product and go directly to the product page.
This has allowed a lot of people to get more attention to their products as they don’t have to mention everything in the caption and people can visit their shop with just one click.
If you don’t have your own products you can also sell other brands products for Commission.
You can add your affiliate links to the products in your Facebook shop and every time someone clicks the link and buys the product you will earn a good commission.
Become a Brand Ambassador
As a brand ambassador of your job will be to let more people know about the brand you are working with.
your pay will be dependent upon how many followers you got and brands know the value of followers so the more followers you get, the more money you will make as a brand ambassador.
you can even get to host shows, conventions, concerts, and parties so that your followers might buy a ticket to come and see you.
There are a lot of places where companies are willing to find a brand ambassador for their company.
Companies such as Victoria Agency, Fusion Events, My Street Team are connecting Brands and Influencers so that either of them could get what they want.
You can sign up for free with any of these websites to try your luck.
Sell Your Account
The demand of niche Instagram pages with a huge following is getting bigger and bigger right now as a lot of companies are investing in Instagram and buying those pages as an investment to promote their products related to the page’s niche.
You can sell your account to them for hundreds of dollars and the best part is you don’t have to grow a single page at a time you can grow multiple pages at a time by using automation tools such as tailwind, buffer or Hootsuite.
These automation tools will automatically post pictures on your behalf which you will need to schedule beforehand.
This makes it easier for you to manage multiple Instagram account and grow them simultaneously and sell them at a great price.
Sell Your Photos
Aa an Instagram influencer no matter what your niches are you in you will have to click a lot of pictures and most of them will not even end up on your Instagram feed.
You can sell those unused pictures for up to $100 per picture.
There are several companies which will pay you to upload your photos on to their website and if anyone downloads the image you will get a percentage of the sale amount.
This is a great way to make passive income online as you will need to click the photo once but you will get paid every time it gets downloaded.
You can even upload the pictures on different websites to increase the chances of your pics getting downloaded.
The people who will download your photos will mostly believe business owners so you will need to keep that in mind and upload your photos targeting a specific business with each photo.