how to monetize instagram
how to monetize instagram

How to monetize Instagram– I’ll take us a little down the memory lane, a few years back I was in 100 level in the University of Lagos, I have always been a lowkey person so most people didn’t know I was in school, I barely post on my social media networks anymore as I got busy with school activities.

Fast-forward to weeks later, I got a Dm from a friend saying a particular brand needed a campus ambassador and I fit in perfectly well, of course, I had been making money on my Instagram account prior to this event but guess what the brand was willing to pay me a large sum of money simply because I was a student in the University of Lagos, that basically change

a lot for me until this day.

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My point is you can monetize your instagram page and I’ll teach you-how to monetize Instagram page

We have bloggers, youtubers that monetize the content they make and get paid cool cash


Well the answer depends on your niche, are you a fashion influencer, beauty influencer, food influencer and others, what makes you an influencer in that niche is because of your consistency and high engagement with your audience

Note: Fake followers doesn’t make you an influencer, if you have 100k fake followers it doesn’t authomatically makes you an influencer.

Its more about the engagement you get

  • Affiliation marketing

Affiliation is usually done by giving you a unique code to use in creating awareness and investing in the brand

For instance, a food influencer can get a code to a particular restaurant when you visit the restaurant and use the code, you get a discount at the same time the influencer get a percentage for you visiting and patronizing, you need to be able to influence people to engage in such.

  • Influencer marketing-

Brands will pay you to market their products because of your reach and influence

To get enough reach you should learn to use certain hashtags because of Instagram algorithm

You need your audience to be able to convert to sales, that’s the only way a brand will reach out to you.

Note; persuasion skills is also important

Start your own online business

Starting your business might seem difficult at the beginning, but trust me you’ll sell out with the right dedication and zeal.

You can start selling products like clothes, wigs, you can even start your own make up line, these are easy ways once you start you get known and can sell out 100s of products

Sell photos-graphic and virtual product

Instagram is all about pictures and videos right? Why not engage in that by selling your pictures. Instagram is a great way to advertise and sell your shots to either individuals or agencies. Add a watermark to your snaps and use the captions to list all selling details in a concise manner.

 Photogenic products would sell well on Instagram. You can sell poster photos, paintings, drawings, animations, videos, and other image or video-based virtual products. On each post, refer readers to visit the link in your bio. This is another popular way that people make money from Instagram.

If you think you take high-quality pictures, there’s a chance that you can get paid for it. But don’t limit yourself with just your photography skills, explore other possibilities that enhance your pictures such as editing and get the most out of the photos that you take. Try to be original when you’re taking pictures.

Selling Instagram accounts

You have enough followers, you can sell your account, create another one, sell too

This way, since you’re familiar with how to grow instagram pages you can easily make money

Follow any of these tips and I can guarantee soon, you’ll be making lots of money on your Instagram.

Written by fanuomolade


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