The mission of this article is to provide you with a detail explanation of different ways to make money with Twitter. Lets begin with a brief explanation of Twitter:
- Twitter is an online social networking service that enables users to send and read short 140 character messages called, “Tweets”
- Twitter currently has 271 million monthly active users. When using Twitter, you can see the latest tweets from people you follow.
- The best way to gain friends and fans on Twitter is to engage with people, follow others who Tweets are interested or meaningful to you.
The process of following someone is simple:
- Click on a username or navigate to a users profile.
- Click the follow button when you see it next to a user’s profile photo
Get Started With Twitter
The first step in making money online is setting up your Twitter account. The process is straightforward and free of charge at www.Twitter.com I recommend adding a professional background image of your business logo. You can get a professional header and profile image at Fiverr.com
- Choose an account name and business logos consistent with your online brand.
Choose Your Twitter Username:
- On Twitter, your username, or handle is your identity. If you can sign up for Twitter by using your name or a variation of it as your username.
For instance, my username for Twitter is @NancyBadillo13 My name was taken so I stay as close to my brand by just adding 13 at the end of my name.
Profile images are an important component of a Twitter account expression of identity. You can customize your profile by selecting unique profile and header images.
Twitter Profile Header:
The Twitter profile header lets you explain a story about your business. I personally prefer to keep my header and profile picture consistent with all my social media tools. By using the same profile images and header it helps build trust and brand awareness.
Once you have your account set up follow these tips on how to effectively make money on Twitter.
#1 Promote Your Business To Your Followers
One of my favorite ways to make money with Twitter is promoting my business to my followers. Twitter is a great tool to drive traffic to your website and promote your business by simply sending tweets to your followers. Twitter is a great platform to communicate information about products or services of your business. A great strategy in building your mailing list is giving a free product or service for an exchange of an email.
#2 Promote Affiliate Products To Your Followers
Affiliate Marketing can be a very profitable business model. I use Twitter to build niche lists in specific sectors and promote affiliate products to my followers. Twitter gives you the platform to reach a large market by simply sending a tweet. For instance, you could set up a Twitter account about “how to teach a dog for training”. The next step is to start following them. For the most part 20-40 percent of them will follow you back in return.
If you follow 200 dog owners a day, you will be on track in growing your Twitter account by 75 followers a day or so. In a month you can grow your followers to 2250 in as little in a month. These will be targeted individuals that you can send affiliate products and start making money using Twitter.
#3 The Direct Response Approach
There are tons of small businesses that get the best results from direct response approach method. By using the search function you can make find individuals and send them target products based on their tweets. To find these targeted customers click on the search box.
For example, type in the search box, “I need to train my puppy”.
In the diagram above you can see my result page with people tweeting about “dog training”. Twitter will find hundreds of Tweets from people that typed that specific statement. The next step in the process is replying back to their messages and sending them a direct response with your affiliate marketing product or services.
#4 Sell Your Tweets To Advertisers
Another great method in making money online is selling your tweets to advertisers. The Twitter Account must have 10,000 followers or more to be able to sell your tweets. The pay out is anywhere from $5 to 15 dollars per tweet. Register with these sites to start making money today:
#5 Buy Twitter Traffic
Another strategy in making money with Twitter is finding accounts with large masses of followers. There are accounts that have over 100,000 followers. You can reach out directly to the account owner and offer them a commission for tweeting your affiliate products. You can paid as little as $5 dollars to tweet your affiliate links and make in a matter of 10 minutes $5,000 dollars.
There are also companies that will pay you 5 cents for people to retweet your messages to their Twitter Followers.
#6 Build Your Twitter Account
The best method in promoting your business or affiliate offers is building up your Twitter Account. My favorite tools to building my Twitter audience is Tweet Adder.
Tweet Adder: helps you filter individuals by
- Language Spoken
- Ability to remove profiles with default pictures
- Ability to remove profiles with URLs in tweets or biography
I recommend using software automation named, Tweet Adder. The vast benefits of using Tweet Adder are an automated system that helps you get quality Twitter followers. Tweet Adder can be use as a tool to build your Twitter Followers to 100,000 in a short period of 30 days. Majority of serious users will grow the Twitter Followers to 1 or 2 million in the time spam of 12 to 18 months.
Twitter is a powerful tool to build brand awareness and to start making money as of today! I hope this post helped you understand the importance of using a powerful house social media tools such as Twitter. Make sure to subscribe to my website to stay updated with the latest online marketing news and innovative ways to making money online. If you have any questions please leave a comment below. It helps me understand my audience and if the topics I am covering are helping you understand what online marketing is all about.