A Few Ways to Make Money on Snapchat

Snapchat is a really interesting mobile application that lets users to send brief or snap photos and videos to their friends. Installing and using this mobile app is very simple and it won’t take more than a few minutes before you start using it. It was initially released in 2011. Today, there are millions of users who use Snapchat and according to some statistics these users send more than 100 million videos and photos each day. Every experienced IMer knows that this is a great opportunity to monetize their business idea. Although this is a relatively new social media platform, people have already found few ways to make money on Snapchat. Of course, this social media platform cannot replace Facebook or Twitter, but you can use it as an addition to your Internet marketing efforts and to boost your income.

To start with, we will present a method that is very simple and uses one of the basic features of this application – the so-called shout-outs. There are many users that are actually selling shout-outs to companies or individuals that want to promote their products and services. Although this method is simple, you will still need to meet some requirements before you use it. If you want to be paid to post shout-outs you will need a solid follower base. There is no logic in paying someone to promote your product or service in case they have 50 or 100 followers. So, focus on getting more followers by posting interesting videos or images. In addition, you can also use Blast messages and Snapchat stories to get more followers or use them as advertising tool. Keep in mind that your profile needs to look natural, so don’t overuse it for commercial purposes.

Furthermore, you can use your Snapchat profile to promote music. One of the reasons why Snapchat is so popular is the fact that the developers are always promoting new features and work on the app’s improvement. One of the latest features is the option to play music on your device while taking a photo or video. There are many young and talented musicians who are trying to promote their work and if you have a solid number of followers they will be glad to pay you in order to promote their work. Keep in mind that it will take several snaps to deliver a message like this. Add more friends and look for people who love music in order to increase the value of the messages you send.

There is another method that has become quite popular in the recent period. This time you can focus on another Snapchat feature called SnapCash. As you are probably aware SnapChat allows money transfer. Users simply link their debit or credit cards with their account and people can send them money. Use this option to offer services through SnapChat and get paid directly. The fee is very low, so you don’t have to worry about that.

Remember that SnapChat is a relatively new app that grows on a daily basis. This means that we can expect new features and opportunities to make money on this app.

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