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In this episode, I interview Jeff Bartlett who is a Canadian photographer and a bit of an Instagram star. We talk about all things photography, but focus on how to make money off Instagram. For many, it seems a bit of a dream to be making money from Instagram. But, for many photographers these days, making money on Instagram is definitely a reality.
Jeff also talks about the business of photography and how it is changing at the moment, and where he thinks it’s going. We also chat a little bit about the Canadian Rockies as well as this trip to Cuba.
But, of course, the focus is on social media as a photographer since it’s a bit of a mystery to some people, but a really important business tool for others.
So, how do you make money off Instagram? Jeff outlines a couple ways:
Via sponsored ads from clients is the most important way. But, what many don’t realize is that even if you’re not making money from sponsored posts on Instagram, the social media tool has turned into a portfolio and many potential clients will look at it and base their hiring of you on your body of work there.
How many followers do you need to make money on Instagram? Most people start earning a bit of money at 50,000 followers, but most believe that the real income starts once you hit 100,000.