4 ways to get paid on social media

We all love social media and we all love getting paid. With that in mind, we here at Hatch have put together the top 4 ways that you (and your friends) can get paid on social media.

Internet famous

We’re sure that you are aware of the new wave of YouTube megastars, that older generations have still never heard of. With millions of subscribers tuning into YouTube every day to consume relatable, current content, there is no wonder that brands are queuing up to sponsor these self-managed super-internet stars.

To get started, get yourself a camera and an engaging personality. Work hard at this while building a loyal following and you can soon earn money through the job title of a social-influencer.

Affiliate marketing

This takes a lot of strategy, time and dedication, but those who do it right make a serious amount of wedge. Affiliate marketing is simple. In a nutshell, you are promoting the services or products of a company that you aren’t a direct employee of. If successful and you acquire that company a new customer, you will revive a fee or commission. Simple.

Manage the social media accounts for a company

More of a full-time occupation. But with more traditional companies giving in to social media and accepting that it is a significantly valued marketing channel, medium to large companies are now employing full-time social media managers. To bag yourself a job as a social media manager, you will normally you have to be literate, creative and you know a thing or two about overall digital marketing strategy, if that sounds like you, then check out these roles.


Hatch is the platform that allows the normal Twitter user to get paid to tweet about the brands they love. Consider yourself a social influencer on a micro level. It’s simple, all you have to do is open up a Hatch account, select your interests and you will then have a list of different brands that want you to post about then. Simple, beautiful and fun!

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