There are numerous way to make money using social media. As you probably already know, advertising is the number one source of revenue for media corporations. But if you’re like most of us ordinary people, you can make money in many different ways, without having to break your wallet and at the comfort of your own home.
One example is YouTube. You can create a YouTube Channel, be creative and interesting enough to attract people’s attention and then you might be able to become a YouTube celebrity. If you have a good number of subscribers and followers (in the millions) or are determine to build your audience (good luck with that) and keep up with your viewer’s demand, you might be worth the shot. All you gotta do is attain a good amount of subscribers, commit yourself to post new videos regularly, be original, funny, creative, promote you channel in any way you can and join the YouTube’s revenue-sharing Partner Program which allows content creators to monetize content on YouTube through advertisements, paid subscriptions, and merchandise. Who knows, maybe you’ll just go viral when you least expect it, and wah-la! you’re an overnight celebrity.
Another way to make money is through product and services promotions. Many companies will pay you use and promote their products. Unfortunately, most people who get paid for this are known celebrities or public figures with a large following. Although you can still try?
Lastly, you can also promote your business or services. You can share your website on most media platforms and with the help of the ‘share’ button from friends and family you might get more people to buy or consume your products/services. So start connecting! you know what they say: “It’s not about what you know, but WHO you know”