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Can you make Money on Twitter? 3 Legit Ways to Earn

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With a huge Twitter following, are you motivated to monetize it and make money on Twitter? I often come across a lot of people on Quora and Reddit who want to learn how they can make money on Twitter after assembling a Twitter account with thousands and millions of followers.

In this easy-to-follow guide, I will give you simple tips on making money on Twitter whether you’re new to Twitter or have heaps of followers.

3 Legit Ways to Make Money on Twitter:

1.      Become a Twitter Influencer and charge for your Twitter Posts:

Sponsored tweets are a great way to make money on Twitter and also the simplest way. You would often see celebrities and influencers posting tweets that are promoting or marketing a brand. These tweets that are sponsoring a product are called sponsored tweets.

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How much you can charge for a tweet depends on a number of factors like your number of followers, engagement rate, and quality of tweets. You can join platforms like PaidPerTweet that connects advertisers and influencers. Once you authorize your account, you can have advertisers connect with you and pay you to promote them.

If you’re still halfway through going your Twitter following, you can use Circleboom to grow your Twitter in a fast and efficient manner. With Circleboom’s follow tool, it becomes a one-click process to follow new accounts and grow your Twitter circle. You can learn more about growing your Twitter followers here.

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2.      Promote your Business with Twitter Ads:

According to a research by Hootsuite, 80% of Twitter users are affluent millennials. So, if you’ve a niche product to sell, Twitter could turn out to be the best platform for you.  

As a business you can leverage Twitter ads to make money on Twitter. Twitter has Twitter cards that can help you create the perfect ad for your product. Whether you want to promote a fashion accessory or an e-book, you can select the appropriate Twitter card and create your ad.

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I have another article with great tips on creating successful Twitter ads, you can learn all about it here. Don’t forget to invest in Twitter retargeting and maximize your ad results.

If you’ve a high Twitter following, you can also make money on Twitter by promoting your products via tweets that are not sponsored. Make your tweets engaging so more people click on your links and visit your website.

3.      Promote Affiliate Products with your Tweets:

Twitter allows affiliate marketing and you can promote your affiliate products on Twitter by sharing tweets with your affiliate link. However, you should be mindful of Twitter’s affiliate policies like you cannot promote affiliate products that promote violence or harm.

You should also not be spammy about promoting your affiliate links. If you’re not sure which affiliates to promote you can start with basic affiliate programs like Amazon and then begin. Remember, to not directly promote the Amazon affiliate link on Twitter. Instead, take the users to your website where you have the affiliate links placed.

To end with:

I hope you found the points above valuable to make money on Twitter. These are all genuine ways to monetize Twitter with little practice and time. You should pick the method based on your available skills and resources and then go forward.

If you have any questions, just let me know in the comments below!

Social media and influencer marketing specialist who spends most of her time behind the screen. She's also an avid reader and a travel enthusiast.

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