There are many ways to earn money in present date especially when it is the case of earning online. And one of those ways includes making money from Twitter. Yes, you have heard it right. From Twitter sponsored tweets you can make an impressive amount of money. In that case, first of all, we need to understand what “Sponsored Tweets” are.
In very simple words Sponsored Tweets are the tweets or post on your Twitter account for advertising the products and services of a third party in front of your followers. And will get paid for that for every tweet you post. And consequently, your followers become aware of third party products and services and probably company find its new customers within your followers. Now when it is evident what Sponsored Tweets are, let us head towards knowing more about sponsored tweets. For instance how it works, how to apply for it and so on.
How Sponsored Tweets Works
Thus, all you have to do is that you have write tweet according to the guidelines provided by the advertiser and submit the text to the advertiser. And as your tweet gets approved by the advertiser you will get paid for that tweet. The sponsors who offer you to tweet for them looks for certain factors like how many followers you have, how much they get influenced by your tweets and react on that, the age of your account, how often you tweet, Klout score and a lot more things. We will discuss all those later in this post.
Now when we are familiar with the working of sponsored tweets let us lead towards other factors related to Sponsored Tweets.
How to Apply For Sponsored Tweets
To apply for the sponsored tweets, the first step you have to do is to create a creator account for getting paid. As there will be two options available there when you go for creating account one is the creator, and another one is for Advertiser. Also keep in mind that there are certain criterions are there which sponsored tweets (which is owned by IZEA) look for to approve an account for sponsored tweet program. For example, your account must be 120 days old in any case and have a little sum of followers as a result of that provider (advertisers) of sponsored tweets require not to stay you away from their program. As soon as your sponsored tweets account gets approved, you can post tweets and earn money from the same.
All tweets which you tweet for advertisers hold complete expose with text terms like #sponsored or #ad or Brought to you etc. (as per The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) ) laws. Also, Twitter does accept such tweets with the mentioned hashtags and terms as long as they don’t look spammy.
How Twitter Pays and You Get Paid
The best thing with the sponsored tweets is that you can set price per tweet as you want to charge, instead of selecting one recommended by sponsored tweets. Along with that, you can write a tweet as you want just by keeping the guidelines in mind. You just have to write want they want you to write and embed which link in your style.
Once your tweet gets approved by the advertiser, you get the amount for that tweet in your sponsored tweet account. And you can withdraw that amount only when you have at least $100 in your account (when you sign up for a free account), $50 when you sign up with basic popular which charges $1 per month and at $25 when you sign up for a pro account. For signing up for a pro account, you need to pay a $5 on a monthly basis.
Also as per pro account plan of sponsored tweets, pro account provide you priority support to move you in the front of the queue so that the advertisers can contact you quickly.
How to Tweet to Generate Income from Sponsored Tweets
One of the most important factors which sponsored tweets advertisers look for is how you tweet and you tweeting is how much impactful on your followers. Thus, on that note, it is entirely necessary to understand that how to tweet to generate income. Or in simple words what tips and tricks to follow to make your tweets as a source of revenue for you.
So here are the ways which you should follow to enhance your sponsored tweets income.
1. Select Keywords Intelligently
Yes, it is one of the important aspects to look after while setting up the sponsored tweets profile. Thus select the keywords intelligently to put in your description so that advertisers can identify you as the one for whom they are searching. And for the same you can choose popular and long keywords for example – technology, food, amusement, etc.
2. Complete Your Twitter Profile
Along with completing sponsored tweet profile also don’t forget to complete your Twitter profile. As it will help you to locate as, authenticate and also help advertisers to know well about you like with whom they are going to advertise their product or service, from where you belong, etc.
3. Enhance Your Klout Score
Klout score can range between the scale of 1 to 100 depending on how much influential you are, means how one is likely to react or comment on your tweet. Thus the definition for Klout Score is the figure that relates to the size and strength of your sphere of influence on Twitter and gets calculated by reach, velocity, engagement, demand, network strength, and activity. Thus, to know about your Klout score don’t forget to sign up for Klout account. Because when you do so, it will show your Klout score on your sponsored tweets page otherwise it will show Zero always.
4. Put on ClickWatch
As it helps advertisers to find out the tweeters whose tweets have a good click performance after 48 hours of tweeting. And if CPC for tweeter’s tweet is above $1.50 then the sponsored tweets system automatically schedule the next tweet and if click performance is good again after 48 hours then schedule the third tweet. Thus, put on ClickWatch in your sponsored tweets control panel so that they can identify you as a potential tweeter.
5. Apply for Celebrity Status
Yes, it can also help you to open now door for opportunities. As sponsored tweet lists Web celebrities and star at first. And it is undeniable truth that the first page exposure can provide you as many as offers which others page not. Thus to get as many as offers you can apply for web celebrity status just by filling a form thereby mentioning the details asked or for a staff pick as they list staff picks just after celebrities. Even if sponsored tweets find you potential tweeter, then it manually lists you in internet celebrities.
Hope this post will help you to make money through sponsored tweets. Also, let us know about your views and comments in the comment section below. We would love to hear from your end.