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7 Proven Ways To Make Money On Instagram

Hello Everyone!! Now again I am here before you with a new interesting topic. Today I will tell you about how can we make money by Instagram. I seen many times on internet that folks are making money by Instagram, First time I was so surprised and curious to know about how we can make money by Instagram. After that - to end my curiosity I researched on "how folks make money by Instagram", and after a lot research I got some important money making tactics of Instagram. I today in this article I would like to share these tactics with you. I am damn sure that you are going to like this article.

At first I would like to get your focus on Instagram statistics :-

Instagram User Statistics :

  • Instagram now has 400 million active users in 2016
  • 75% of Instagram users are outside the US
  • Over 60% of users log in daily, making it the second most engaged network after Facebook
  • 30% of internet users are now on Instagram

Instagram marketing statistics :

  • 48.8% of brands are on Instagram. By 2017, this is predicted to rise to 70.7%
  • If we only look at the top 100 brands in the world, 90% have an Instagram account
  • 96% of US fashion brands are on Instagram
  • Outside China, almost 50% of Instagram users conduct product research on social media
  • Engagement with brands on Instagram is 10 times higher than Facebook, 54 times higher than Pinterest, and 84 times higher than Twitter.

By looking at above numbers that has proved that Instagram have great opportunities for marketers. As we can see above that 48.8% brands are on instagram and by 2017, this is predicted to rise to 70.7% and engagement with brands on Instagram is higher then facebook or twitter.

Now I am going to tell you some steps to make money on Instagram, So let's come to the point -

1. Build An Instagram Following :

Your popularity speaks your personality, that's a easy fact. You can make money only if you have some awesome follower base. So that is the essential need before making money. 

So here I am telling you some tips to increase your follower base on Instagram. But guys these tactics are not a magic stick, so this takes time.

- Follow and Interact With Other People :

If you are posting some good pics regularly, but you are silent and don't interact with people and still awaiting followers and also thinking that you would get followers then you are wrong, you can't get it like that way. 
So start interacting with people and also do follow some relevant people because it is the best way to get attention. 

If you are related to fitness then you should follow people related to fitness, to find like that people you need to simply search the relevant keyword like- 'fitness' and follow the best ones from the search result.

- Keep Your Post Relevant :

Be tunned with your profession. make your posts relevant to your profession and behave like professional. Like if you are fitness expert then post relevant to fitness.

- Always Use Hashtags :

As we all know hashtags are everywhere in digital world and Instagram works with hashtags mechanism. We all know the importance of hashtags. You can get relevant hashtags on Otherwise you can get much information about hashtags in my earliar article -  5 Hashtags tracking Tools For Facebook, Twitter, Instagram.

- Post High Quality Images

# Money Making With Instagram :

1. Do Affiliate Marketing :

Affiliate marketing is always the best way to earn money in any profession though it can be used in blogging or social media marketing.
Affiliate marketing means you are working as a mediator between company and customer, and getting your own commission on per product sale. So in simple words I would like to say that you can make a pretty money by affiliate marketing if you can sale product to the customers. Below I am telling you about some of the good affiliate marketing platforms - 

 you can live affiliate links in your Instagram posts, like you are posting a photo of your boots on Instagram then you can add affiliate link of your boots from that your followers could buy those boots.

Add your affiliate links to the caption or to your bio, and then when someone makes a purchase through your affiliate URL, you’ll make a commission!

2. Do Cost Per Action Affiliate Marketing :

If you can't make money by affiliate marketing then you can start using cost per action(CPA) affiliate marketing. In this affiliate marketing you will payed for the every lead to the link. That means if any Instagram follower clicks and enters his email then every time you will be payed. 
So here you can earn money on every sell or even on every lead of your Instagram follower.
Here I am telling you some of the best CPA affiliate networks - 

post the URL of the product into your bio section or the caption of your posts. When other users interact with the link in some way, you can earn a commission.

3. Become a Brand Ambassador :

If you have a pretty awesome fan following then you can take its advantage. If you don't have enough fan following then start building your follower numbers. Because by becoming a brand ambassador you need to advertise their brand and to do this you would be payed a lot, so you can earn a lot money as a brand ambassador. 
You will be payed for posting the photos of their products with you. So don't censor this money making tactic.

But to becoming a brand ambassador you have to own a follower base at least of 5,000.
Now I am telling you some tools which offers this feature :-

4. Sell Your Photos :

If you are a photographer, loves photography and want to make photography as your profession, then selling your photos is the perfect option to make some money. And we know that Instagram can be the perfect destination for selling your photos.

You can sell your photos to photography agencies, magazines or individuals.
You can embed your Instagram feed photos to your blog by using tool like - SnapWidget.

You can add watermark to your photos to show your copyright.  

To sell your Instagram photos you can take help of tools like - Twenty20, Foap, MobilePrints. You can sell your photos on these websites.

5. Market Your Own Business :

Are you a blogger, freelancer, makeup artist or  a personal trainer then you can use Instagram as a promotional tool. You can boost your business with Instagram. 

You can market your business on Instagram by posting your photos.

If you are a blogger then you can post your blog's photos with link in the caption area or in your bio.

Similarly, if you are a personal trainer then you can add photos of your profession. By that you can attract more users.

Essentially, your Instagram followers are potential customers. So, if you market your brand right, you can earn money from your followers.

6. Contact Brands Directly :

You can contact brands directly and you can write sponsored posts for them. but you need to have a big follower base in your Instagram account.

So if you have a great follower base then you can contact brands directly or can make a deal. By that you can promote their content and by taking advantage of your followers you can make more money.

This is not so easy to getting a sponsorship, but you works hard to make your fame then I am sure that you will earn much more. 

7. Sell Your Account :

Thats really a great idea to earn a pretty money. If you have big list of followers then you can sell your Instagram account to marketers or brands. That will help you to getting a lot money. 

You can sell your account on FameSwap and ViralAccounts

# Conclusion :

So guys.!! These are the few tactics to make money from your Instagram account. 

If you have a decent followers base and you know how to get your content in front of the right audience, you can earn a decent money.

So, give one of these methods a try!

Please mind it, that you can't earn money so early, it requires a enough time and experience. 

So, this is my article on making money from your Instagram account.

Hope it helped you..!

I am curious to get your response by commenting below.

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