Instagram is one of the most popular social media apps, and despite rivals like TikTok, it remains strong.
The only reason businesses pay money to Instagram users is the risk to the audience they receive in return. To be worth their time, these brands are only interested in influencers with large audiences. The bigger the audience, the more money you can make.
Sure, more followers boost your ego. Mathematically this increases your chances of appearing in more Instagram feeds. However, a large number of followers doesn’t necessarily mean high engagement, and shadow-bans on Instagram can leave you with little or no reach.
Affiliate marketing is similar to sponsored posts. The difference is that you only get paid if people buy the product or service you promote, rather than getting paid for your posts. Instead, you earn a commission if people buy a product or service you promote.
Just like on YouTube, you can monetize your content directly on Instagram. Try any of the three options below.