Tech Blog in Africa for How TOs: June 2018

Thursday

Publiseer Selected As A Finalist To Pitch At Microsoft's Accelerate Labs Demo Day

Nigerian digital publishing company, Publiseer has been invited to pitch at Microsoft Nigeria's Accelerate Labs Demo Day, organized in partnership with The Future Project. 

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On January 20, 2018, Publiseer was selected to participate in the Stream 2 of Accelerate Labs. Accelerate Labs seeks to activate small and medium scale businesses, to accelerate economic development through enterprise development and technology incubation.

According to an email from Halita Ahmed of Accelerate Labs to Publiseer, "We received several applications and were highly impressed with your dedication towards contributing positively to nation building through business and enterprise. Being selected as a participant is a significant accomplishment, and we congratulate you..." Businesses who participated in the program submitted their pitch decks and the external judges accessed them and selected the top finalists to pitch at the Demo Day on June 30, 2018.

The Demo Day will be held this Saturday at The Banquet Hall, City Mall, Opposite Muson Centre, Onikan, Lagos, 10 am. Publiseer is a digital publishing platform tailored to meet the growing needs of independent African writers and musicians from low-income communities. Nevertheless, Publiseer is home to several A-list Nigerian musicians, DJs and producers, international musical artists and famous writers. As of writing, the profitable company has distributed and monetized over 500 creative works of over 250 writers and musicians worldwide.   
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Friday

How to Recover Deleted PDF Files


PDF is a file type that is used by most tech-savvy professionals worldwide. It was developed by Adobe to fulfil the portability needs of a document. But, it turned out to be so good that now it is now one of the most widely used file types everywhere for work-related purposes.
Just like other document file types, pdf files can contain images, text but unlike most, it can also include embedded fonts, videos, hyperlinks, interactive buttons and more.

How to Recover Deleted PDF Files

Why PDF Files are so popular?
There are several key features in it that make it so popular. The first one being its universal format for all platforms, e.g., if you were to create a .doc file on windows and then open it on Mac, it may not work properly. This is not the case with pdf. They can be viewed in the same format on any device.
Another reason being that pdf files can’t be tampered with very easily. You can’t just simply edit a pdf file. You need separate pdf editing software for that. And every single edit you make, leaves a footprint that can be traced back to you.
For all those reasons, pdf is the preferred file format for fulfilling the needs of various professionals. That's why you can see so many ebooks, brochures, product manuals, in-office memos in pdf file format.
Being widely used, loss/damage of pdf files is an issue. Documents that are usually created and shared in this file format are important and kept for a very long time, which can cause the file to get corrupted or mistakenly deleted. When it happens, this can cause a frenzy for file owners.

What can be the Reasons of Losing PDF Files? 
There can be many reasons behind the corruption and/or damage of pdf files. Most of the time it is because of simple mistakes such as accidental deletion, formatting whether intentionally or unintentionally. In these cases, the only solution that remains is to try and recover them with a good data recovery software made particularly for this purpose.
There are instances in which pdf files can become inaccessible due to many reasons such as:

  1. While viewing or creating a pdf file, if you turned off your system abruptly, that can lead to file corruption. Always use a UPS.
  2. If the operating system that you are using or your system storage unit gets working issues that can lead to damage to the files stored.
  3. Using incompatible programs to open or make changes in the file can also make them inaccessible for further usage.
  4. Virus/Malware infections, which are the major reasons behind data corruption everywhere, can also be behind this. Use a good security software for this.
  5. Sharing/Uploading/Downloading etc. can also cause issues in the file if the process gets interrupted.

To recover the lost files and/or to extract data from inaccessible files, there are various software that could serve your purpose. But, you must be careful while selecting the software which best suits your needs. Wrong or Inadequate tools can cause more damage and make your file permanently damaged. Recovery of data is a difficult process and should not be taken casually. The first attempt to recover data is usually the one which has the highest chances of success.
For your help, we have covered in brief some of the best software which are suited for recovery purposes and how to best recover your lost pdf files by using them.

How to Recover Lost PDF Files?
For the purpose of data recovery on your own, you need a software that not only helps you in recovering your deleted files but also lets you select which file types you want to recover.
 Stellar Windows Data Recovery Software is one such software which is available free for personal usage. There are 3 simple steps to using it:

  1. Select the file types which you want to recover
  2. Scan in the desired location with your preferred scan type
  3. Select the files to be recovered and set the preferred location to save the recovered data.

However, you can also avail Stellar Data Recovery service to recover your pdf files, MS office document, excel sheets etc. They are recovering data since 1993 from all kind of data loss situations. They have served more than 2+ Million customers worldwide and the services available for both corporates and individuals. For more details you can visit their official website www.stellarinfo.co.in

Hopefully you guys liked this article and feel free to comment down if you have any issue.
                                                                 
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Wednesday

How to Add Related Post widget with Thumbnails

Related post widget with thumbnails is a really good widget because it helped to increase page view of your blog. It’s also helped your blog to reduce bounce rate of your blog. That’s why you need to use this widget on your blog.

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Step 1
First Log In to your Blogger Dashboard.

Step 2
Click Theme Option and Click Edit HTML Option

Step 3
After That Press Ctrl+F and Find </head> tag in your template.

Step 4
Copy the Below Code and Past it before the Closing tag.


<!--Related Posts with thumbnails Scripts www.zealmat.com-->
<!-- remove --><b:if cond='data:blog.pageType == &quot;item&quot;'>
<style type="text/css">
#related-posts {
float:center;
text-transform:none;
height:100%;
min-height:100%;
padding-top:5px;
padding-left:5px;
}

#related-posts h2{
font-size: 1.6em;
font-weight: bold;
color: black;
font-family: Georgia, &#8220;Times New Roman&#8221;, Times, serif;
margin-bottom: 0.75em;
margin-top: 0em;
padding-top: 0em;
}
#related-posts a{
color:black;
}
#related-posts a:hover{
color:black;
}
#related-posts  a:hover {
background-color:#d4eaf2;
}
</style>
<script type='text/javascript'>
var defaultnoimage="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_jM8-wHc3NKY/TPyEXEv34II/AAAAAAAAADE/pgs7crFJ_D4/s1600/no+Image+1.png";
var maxresults=5;
var splittercolor="#d4eaf2";
var relatedpoststitle="Related Posts";

</script>
<script src='http://olusegun-fapohunda-calculator.googlecode.com/svn/wiki/related-post-with-thumbnails.js' type='text/javascript'/>
<!-- remove --></b:if>
<!--Related Posts with thumbnails Scripts www.zealmat.com-->


Step 5
Now find any of below code in your template

<p class='post-footer-line post-footer-line-1'>

<div class='post-footer-line post-footer-line-1'>
or
<div class='footer'>


Step 6
Now immediately after found any of these lines (whichever you could find) place the code snippet below.

<!– Related Posts with Thumbnails Code Start www.zealmat.com–><!– remove –><b:if cond=’data:blog.pageType == &quot;item&quot;’><div id=’related-posts’><b:loop values=’data:post.labels’ var=’label’><b:if cond=’data:label.isLast != &quot;true&quot;’></b:if><script expr:src=’&quot;/feeds/posts/default/-/&quot; + data:label.name + &quot;?alt=json-in-script&amp;callback=related_results_labels_thumbs&amp;max-results=5&quot;’ type=’text/javascript’/></b:loop><script type=’text/javascript’>removeRelatedDuplicates_thumbs();printRelatedLabels_thumbs(&quot;<data:post.url/>&quot;);</script></div><div style=’clear:both’/><!– remove –></b:if><b:if cond=’data:blog.url == data:blog.homepageUrl’><b:if cond=’data:post.isFirstPost’><a href=’https://www.zealmat.com’ rel=’dofollow’>Related Post Widget</a></b:if></b:if>


Step 7
Now Save your template.


Step 8
You have Successfully Add Related Post Widget with Thumbnails to your blog.







WIDGET ARRANGEMENTS
PROCESS 1. If you want to change total no of posts displayed in your blog posts, Edit the following line of code.
var maxresults=5;

PROCESS 2. To Change the title of your related post widget, change the following line of code.
var relatedpoststitle=’Related Posts’;

[quads id=3]

I hope this tutorial of How to Add Related Post Widget with Thumbnails is useful to all of you, If you like this post please share it with your friends and if you have any question regarding this post then you can ask with me in below comment box.

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Mp3 Tag Editor For Your Wordpress Site

Mp3 Tag, This is a file that allows you to tag your mp3 files online on your site and uploads it to your wp-content. All you need is to insert the music url, the name of the music and the artist. submit and you will get the link right from your own media.

will be dropping installation process shortly. Also you can learn How to Create a Music Dowload Website on Wordpress


Step 1. First you navigate to public_html, upload and extract the file into the same directory public_html


Step 2. Then after extracting, you're to see a folder named 'Tag'

Step 3. Just open 'Tag' and locate index.php, edit it to your preferred choice but do not tamper with the codes.

Step 4. Now Upload your image to the tag folder but rename it to music.jpg and over rite.

Step 5. Access your tag with Yourdomain name/Tag and thats all

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Monday

Digital Marketing for small Businesses - An Interview with Timileyin Ajuwon

author-pic Interview Segment
Timileyin Ajuwon known to many as digital marketer for small businesses. He is based in Akure, Nigeria where he is one of the leading digital marketing practitioner. He has proven to be one of the best in the field through his success in recent years. Timileyin has earned his reputation as a marketing specialist, having achieved success with a number of small businesses helping them drive results with their little marketing budget




How can you describe digital Marketing?
Digital marketing is the umbrella term used to describe all the marketing effort used to attract, engage, convert, and retain customers online. Digital marketing utilizes various channels such as content marketing, social media, SEO and SEM to relate their marketing message to their potential customers.
Digital Marketing

Does Digital Marketing work for small businesses? 
Digital marketing work for all business, So far your customers are online. The result you get now depends on the effectiveness of your digital marketing strategy. If digital marketing doesn’t work for your business that means there is a flaw in your strategy.

What are the prominent benefit of digital marketing over traditional marketing?
It is measurable, you can easily determine the success of each digital channel you are using. This is one of the main reason why there is a switch to the digital form of advertising.

Secondly, you can easily target your ideal customers, With digital marketing you can ensure that the right customers are viewing your content. For example SEO and SEM ensure that your contents or ads are displayed to people who their search query matches with what your business does.

social media advertising enables you to target those who are most likely to be interested in your products or services based on demographic information and general characteristics.
With digital marketer you don't have to worry that you are wasting your marketing budget on people not interested in your business

Which digital marketing channels do you think small businesses should adopt at early stage?
First of all I think every small businesses ready to use digital marketing to drive sales need a good and responsive website, because that will be your online home. Due to the technicalities of other digital marketing channels I think small businesses should start with social media marketing. This has also proven to be effective since virtually all their customers are on social media. But there is one problem I noticed is that small businesses are using the social media wrongly and that's why it has not proved to be effective for so many of them.

How long will it take to see results of digital marketing? 
Digital marketing is not a magic that will get you sales instantly, marketing is all about building trust before selling, same with digital marketing, people that will buy from you online also have to trust you before they buy. The better your digital marketing strategy the faster you get the expected results.

How can small businesses with little capital do digital marketing? 
They should try and discover which channel that will get them more customers and then focus on it.

What is the major challenges small businesses face with digital marketing? 
The major challenge small businesses face is that they couldn't define their customers online, and if you embark on marketing to the wrong set of people your marketing will end up not getting any results.

Where should small business start when developing a digital marketing strategy?
Small businesses have to understand their target market ,know their customers behaviour so that they can use the digital channel that their customers are concentrated on rather than using channels that they think are politically right. For example if your customers are not active on facebook and you are utilizing facebook as your main digital channel, then your marketing efforts won’t drive any result.

Do you have any advice on how small businesses can better leverage social media?
Yeah, they should understand that social media has it’s own psychology, social media is to interact with people, and business should not drift far away from this. Always aim to create quality and engaging contents which will appeal and interest them. Lastly, I would say all small businesses should adopt the 80/20 rule, which means80% of your social media posts should inform, educate, and entertain your audience, while 20% should directly promote your business.

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Sunday

Whogohost: How To Place Order for Both Domain and Hosting

Nigeria's leading Web Hosting and Domain Registration company, providing SME and reseller web hosting with Wordpress and Joomla.
Whogohost WordPress


To Place Order for Both Domain and Hosting on whogohost you need to follow the steps below carefully.


Step 1
First you need to navigate  to​ ​http://whogohost.com​ ​then ​click​ ​on​ ​the​ ​Order​ ​Now​ ​button.


Step 2
Carefully Drag​ ​the​ ​slider​ ​to​ ​the​ ​hosting​ ​package​ ​you​ ​would​ ​prefer​ ​and click​ ​the​ ​Order​ ​Now​ ​button



Step 3
​Registering​ ​a​ ​new​ ​domain​ ​name,​ ​enter​ ​your domain​ ​name​ ​in​ ​the​ ​Register​ ​a​ ​new​ ​domain​ ​section​ ​and​ ​select the​ ​extension​ ​of​ ​the​ ​domain.​ ​

Step 4
Now Click​ ​the​ ​Check​ ​Availability​ ​button the​ ​check​ ​if​ ​your​ ​domain​ ​is​ ​available.
Whogohost WordPress


Step 5
​If​ ​your​ ​domain​ ​of​ ​choice​ ​is​ ​available,​ ​click​ ​the​ ​Click​ ​to continue​ ​button.​ ​If​ ​it​ ​isn’t,​ ​try​ ​using​ ​a​ ​different​ ​domain.


Step 6
Add​ ​more​ ​products​ ​to​ ​your​ ​shopping​ ​cart, click​ ​the​ ​Continue​ ​Shopping​ ​button​ ​and​ ​begin​ ​the​ ​process​ ​of placing​ ​another​ ​order.​ ​All​ ​orders​ ​would​ ​be​ ​added​ ​to​ ​your shopping​ ​cart.



Step 7
If ​you​ ​don’t​ ​have​ ​an​ ​account​ ​with​ ​WhoGoHost,​ ​enter​ ​all​ ​your details​ ​in​ ​the​ ​New​ ​Customer​ ​section.​ ​If​ ​you​ ​already​ ​have​ ​an account,​ ​click​ ​the​ ​Existing​ ​Customer​ ​tab​ ​and​ ​then​ ​enter​ ​your email​ ​address​ ​and​ ​password.

Step 8
Choose​ ​the​ ​payment​ ​method​ ​you​ ​would​ ​like​ ​to​ ​use.​ ​(The CashEnvoy​ ​payment​ ​option​ ​allows​ ​you​ ​to​ ​make​ ​payment​ ​online with​ ​your​ ​MasterCard​ ​and​ ​Verve​ ​card)



Step 9
Click​ ​the​ ​checkbox​ ​beside​ ​the​ ​terms​ ​of​ ​service​ ​once​ ​you​ ​haveread​ ​through​ ​it.



Step 10
Click​ ​on​ ​the​ ​Complete​ ​Order​ ​button.
Whogohost WordPress


Step 11
If​ ​you​ ​chose​ ​the​ ​CashEnvoy​ ​payment​ ​option,​ ​click​ ​the​ ​Pay​ ​with CashEnvoy​ ​button​ ​to​ ​start​ ​making​ ​payments​ ​online.


Step 12
Details​ ​of​ ​your​ ​order​ ​would​ ​be​ ​sent​ ​to​ ​your​ ​mailbox,​ ​including the​ ​pending​ ​invoice.



Step 13
Finally your​ ​order​ ​is​ ​now​ ​complete

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Saturday

Garanntor Price Reduction for Domains

Garanntor Nigeria, a local hosting company hosting all of its infrastructure at a Local tier III datacentre in Lagos Nigeria, has been the best local hosting company in Nigeria; beating stiff competition from four other Nigerian web hosting companies.
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Here are the price reductions:
ITEMOLD PRICENEW PRICE
.ngN9500N8500
.com.ngN1150N999
.edu.ngN1150N999
.net.ngN1150N999
.org.ngN1150N999
.sch.ngN1150N999
.mobi.ngN1150N999
.i.ngN1150N1050
.comN4000N3499
.orgN5000N4500


The web isn't free. It costs money to make it work, although this cost is spread over various companies etc that run the web servers that serve web pages to the masses.



  • cPanel based web hosting
  • Free Domain (excluding ‘LH-Nano’ plan)
  • Free SSL Certificates (Let’s Encrypt)
  • MySQL databases, email, FTP accounts
  • Multiple PHP versions (4.4, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6 and 7)
  • Softaculous 1-Click Script Installer
  • 24/7/365 Support
  • 99.9% Guaranteed Server Up-Time
  • Antivirus and Mal-ware Protection

And 30 Days Money Back Guarantee

We buy a domain name so that we own it for a certain amount of time, and we pay the company who we register it with to host it on their name servers. If the domain name isn't on a name server then no one will be able to reach your website. If these companies gave the domain names away for free, how could they afford to run their name servers?

The web, unfortunately, mirrors real life. Nothing is free, everything that makes it work costs a certain amount of money to run.

By the way the most of the services provided by the world wide web is free. Domain names are the building blocks of the world wide web. They act like 'markers' for websites. They are just names, identities(you can say). They need to be pointed to a server(that actually hosts your data; your website in simple terms). They need servers to do that, which you pay for.
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Friday

Open A Wema Alat Bank Account In 5 Minutes


STEP 1
If you are reading this on your mobile phone, download and install the ALAT mobile app HERE.

If you are reading this on a desktop computer, download and install the ALAT mobile app HERE.

STEP 2
Open the app and click the sign up button.



STEP 3
Enter your phone number.



STEP 4
Enter your BVN and date of birth.




STEP 5
Verify your BVN.




STEP 6
Enter the code sent to you via SMS.




STEP 7
Confirm your details.




STEP 8
Upload a selfie and your signature (sign on a piece of paper and take the picture).




STEP 9
Enter some other personal details.



Enter TNCNG in the box for Referral code <- This qualifies you for the cash prizes.

If you have followed all the steps above, your account status will be ACTIVE as shown below. Drop a comment here with your ALAT account number and check back everyday at 6pm between July 28 and August 15 2017for the names of the daily cash prize winners.



*Note: For this account (ALAT LITE), you can only spend up to 30,000 daily, receive deposits up to N50,000 at a time, have up to N300,000 in your account at any time. To unlock a premium version, all you need to do is upload a utility bill or scanned copy of an ID (if you’re a student) and request your ATM card (which they deliver really quickly).

*You can only win once during the period of the competition.
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Monday

How Much Money do Instagram Models Make?

Instagram (and other social media) stars make money by promoting or endorsing a product you don't realize is being promoted or endorsed.

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The FTC recently sent a letter to 90 social media influencers to be more transparent and conspicuous about the brands they're promoting.

What started as innocent product placements in celebrity selfies, quickly turned into a money making machine hawking ads at unsuspecting consumers.


Top influencers can command $300,000 per YouTube video. Even a so-called micro-influencer can make a decent living working sponsored content into their social media diet, according to Captiv8's data. An Instagram user with 100,000 followers can command $5,000 for a post made in partnership with a company or brand.

Brands pay influencers big bucks to pose with their products in obvious and sometimes not so obvious ways.
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Here's an obvious product plug;


The application of instagram is already one of the applications that includes a huge number of users from all over the world, the number of which in the latest statistics of more than 500 million active users.

Therefore, it has fertile ground for marketing services and products. So it creates new ways to profit. Imagine with me that you have an account on an intrest that is interested in a specific niche and your followers are 100 thousand followers. Will inevitably become a target for a group of start-ups that want to market their products. You can only pay more than $ 100 to post an advertising ad (s) on your account in order to promote their product or services. It’s really a profitable deal. Yes, of course it is. But before you do this, you must first make a good effort to make your account one of the most popular and interactive accounts with Instagram!

What should I do to start earning from Instagram!

OK . What you should do to start earning profit from an instagram application. It is first of all to think of an area where a large segment of the users of this application are interested and make them follow new. Then go directly to Instagram application, either to the source of the Web or the application itself, and create a new account. Then start publishing photos and videos related to the domain you have chosen with respect to copyright. This is done on a regular basis. So that you gain the greatest number of followers



This same applies to all the stars or models or celebs (pseudo) on Instagram.

It gets easier as you get more followers(1000s). There are these celebs who have followers more than a million, exactly not 100,000 but 1,000,000 followers. I will tell you about an Indian actress who is pretty popular but still nothing in compared with Selena Gomez, Christiano Ronaldo, Kylie Jenner (100 million + followers).

She is Katrina Kaif. (She is actually the 11th most popular Indian Celeb, this number might vary as the followers keep on increasing every second). She has 11.1 million followers on Instagram, which is quite low as compared to her popularity in India, and that is because still most of the Indians don't use Instagram.

Instagram in India is treated like a premium Social Networking site over the likes of Facebook & Twitter. Also, some are not even aware of Instagram as popularity of its parent company Facebook is too high, where India has more 250 million users.

Recently(31st May,2018) she posted an Instagram story :

Exactly, she looks very pretty in those glasses right. Next thing what do you notice is she has tagged the company where she bought it from. Specially some fan boys and girls who think they look like Katrina, or even admire her for her fashion sense would want to get hold off those cute specs.

That's it, Katrina has done her job, she is gonna get paid in millions (not Dollars but Rupees) for the post.

Now you will ask why so much, let's see some stats

Followers : 11.1 million

Profile Viewers : More than 11.1 million

Average Likes per Post : 800k to 1 million

Average Views per Video Post: 1.5 to 2 million

Assuming the same viewership for her Instagram story, this story was viewed by around 1.5 to 2 million of her followers at the least.

The celebs get money on the amount of people they influence, the reach of the sponsored content.

In this case, Katrina would be reaching more 1 million followers, even if the Cost per Impression is 1 Rs she is making 15-20 Lakhs (1.5 to 2 million) for just 1 single Instagram story.

I hope you have got the answer.

Next time if a cute 6 year old niece of yours says she wants to become an Instagram celeb please encourage her, she might make more money by 1 single post than you would be make in an entire month(if not year).


How do Instagram stars( My deifintion of Instagram stars are those with huge, huge, huge number of followers)?

SIMPLE!!! By having sponsored videos, being ambassadors for their products, including the products name more often in their Instagram page.

Here I am not going to discuss about those huge celebrities like Selena Gomez or Justin beiber or stars with like millions of followers. They however will be associated with some or the other brand as brand ambassadors getting paid for using their products or brands wherever they be.

Let's discuss about the common people who make funny videos, vines, make up tutorials or who have a YouTube channel.

I am attaching a link to an Instagram profile video where the person is just a common man who made vines and gained huge number of followers and later looking at the number of followers, he got paid for having a sponsored video on his page. The link is

Other way is an indirect way of earning money. You might have come across few YouTube channels where people ask you to follow their Instagram channel, this is just to make sure whenever they post a video they also post a small clip or photo telling that they have posted a video on their channel and usually users check Instagram more often and they would get to know that there is video posted and you would go to check out the video and YouTube has its own way how people earn money from YouTube.

And sometimes people who have gained huge number of followers due to their talent of dancing or acting or making vines get opportunities to perform live or in movies etc etc. This is one possibility which could happen if your talent matches with that one person who needs people like you and you might come under his radar due to your large number of followers.

Hope it answers your question and clears all your doubts.

Cheers!


Ronaldo earns a staggering £308,000 per Instagram photo.

That’s Rs.2,75,18,197 per single photo. It's just an average and imagine the ceiling amount!

How? Basically this guy have 127m folowers. Some of the endorsements are based on the projection of views his posts can reach where as some of them are based on the likes which can be a addon in certain cases.

Let's scroll through some of the products that he endorsed by posts. Apart from the endorsements, he even has his own clothing line and hotel chains. Just look at the amount of likes these posts are generating. And you can calculate by yourselves that how much money they can make. You also can see the text under his name ‘Paid partnership with X’. That pretty much sums it about .

Athletes with large social media followings offer a huge benefit for their endorsement partners. Cristiano Ronaldo generated $176 million for his sponsors in the 12-months ending in June for the mentions and hashtags in his social media posts last year, according to data from Hookit, which tracks sponsorship value in social and digital media. The hefty tally doesn't include logo image recognition in Ronaldo's posts.

Also his primary sponsor is Nike, so for every photo he posts with the Nike merchandise will also generate money for him based on his contracts (logo image recognition). Even posts like this,

And he started from this,

PURE HARDWORK. Well deserved!




The application of instagram is already one of the applications that includes a huge number of users from all over the world, the number of which in the latest statistics of more than 500 million active users. Therefore, it has fertile ground for marketing services and products. So it creates new ways to profit. Imagine with me that you have an account on an intrest that is interested in a specific niche and your followers are 100 thousand followers. Will inevitably become a target for a group of start-ups that want to market their products. You can only pay more than $ 100 to post an advertising ad (s) on your account in order to promote their product or services. It’s really a profitable deal. Yes, of course it is. But before you do this, you must first make a good effort to make your account one of the most popular and interactive accounts with Instagram!

What should I do to start earning from Instagram!
OK . What you should do to start earning profit from an instagram application. It is first of all to think of an area where a large segment of the users of this application are interested and make them follow new. Then go directly to Instagram application, either to the source of the Web or the application itself, and create a new account. Then start publishing photos and videos related to the domain you have chosen with respect to copyright. This is done on a regular basis. So that you gain the greatest number of followers



*NOT AN EXPERT, but my opinion anyway*

Followers are important, but the key metric is engagement. This is where your money is.

Have you ever noticed how one spot in the mall always has a new store in it? Or that one shop that has a worker on their phone 90% of the day because nobody goes into the store? Malls have “traffic”. Malls have “Followers”, but unless these people “engage” with a store (buys product, signs up for member card, ect.), the mall eventually falls.

HOW INSTAGRAM STARS DON’T MAKE MONEY.

Growth-Hacking

These people use followback, follow4follow, share4share, and other tags like this to boost their channels quickly. It does work and you end up with people at the mall, and you’ll get some purchases, but all you did was game the system and trust me, this doesn’t scale because eventually companies and promoters are going to catch wind of this and stop doing business with people like this. I believe YouTube’s algorithm already penalizes videos that use growth hacks like this. Other things like contests, mass liking ploys and such also fall into this list, but with some exceptions.

HOW THEY MAKE MONEY.

The way the BIG stars make money is Engagement. People actually talking and having conversations around their topics. These stars understand growth metrics centered around organic communities that are strong because the content is strong, Not because they were forced to follow them to win an X Box or they were promised they would be followed in return.

You want people that actually care because the content and product are amazing. You don’t want just mindless drone foot-traffic like in the mall. Companies understand this and will pay for it.

*MY $0.02*


Social sites like Twitter & Instagram will not only makes you a famous icon, but apart from this, they can also make you rich.

Popular Twitter & Instagram user sign a bond with brands through marketing agencies. According to that bond, user have to promote a brand or more through posts and pics on their social networks, it is totally upto them how they promote a brand, directly or indirectly. And in return they get paid for promotional tweets and posts.

It is not only for popular icon and stars, anybody with at least 50 followers, 100 tweets and 60 days old account can earn money for promotional tweets,


1. Advertising

Once you have grown your page, you have the power to influence your followers and inspire them.

To be able to advertise on you page, you should at least have 10K followers (preferably a lot more) since brands usually looks for working with bigger pages.

What advertising means is that you contact brands that sells products relevant to your page’s niche and ask them if they would like to advertise on your page. You then post a photo of that brands products and tell your followers to check them out and/or start following their page by simple mentioning them @.

There are lots of factors that plays a part in how much you can charge such as niche, followers and engagement so it is impossible to tell you how much you should charge.

Bonus tip: contact Instagram pages similar to yours and ask them how much they charge for a post on their page. By doing so, you can learn more about what your competitors are taking and get a better understanding of how much you can charge.

Once you’ve grown your page to a lot of followers, it is more common that brands will contact you asking for your advertising rates but if you have a smaller page, you have to do the work of contacting brands if you are looking to build your Instagram millions in the beginning.

2. Affiliate marketing

All of these tricks on How to Become a Millionaire With Instagram requires you to have a somewhat decent following as mentioned above and there is no difference with this one.

Affiliate marketing through Instagram is a common and often easy way to start making your millions- especially if you have a large following.

There are many ways in which you can do this but the most common is that you make a deal with a company to get your own discount code which your followers can use to get let’s sat 10% off when shopping. When a product is sold with your personalized discount code, you will then receive 10% of the products’ price.

The other way is that you get an affiliate link that you can put in your Instagram bio and then advertise the product that you are making a cut of when sold.

If you can sell a lot of products, then this way can result in some serious money and this is also the way some Instagram millionaires have made their fortune.

3. Open Your Own Online Store

A lot of big Instagram pages are opening their own online store and sells something that their following base might be interested in. For example, if you post nature photos, it might not be a good idea to start selling footballs. Instead, analyze your audience and try to come up with something that they might actually want.

The good thing with this is once you have a large Instagram page, you can use that source for marketing. Often-you don’t need to advertise in other ways. The best part is that the marketing for your online store is free.

Depending of how interested your audience will be in the product, you can generate some serious money with an online store and ultimately make your millions with the help of your Instagram followers.

A good thing is that if you run a page where you are posting personal pictures of you, people usually look up to you in a different way than if you are hiding. This can mean that people want to be like you and buys the products you are advertising just because of that reason.

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