3. Sell Your Own Products on Instagram
My sisters are like walking commercials, anything I put on them, they can make me so much money –Brooke Lauren, BET’s The Westbrooks, CEO of Shaped by B Lauren
Selling items on instagram is a great way to supplement your income and earn extra money working from home.. or from anywhere, as long as you have a laptop or smart phone. We’ve broken down this formula into an easy to follow step by step guide called How To Start An Online Boutique In 7 Simple Steps
4. Earn Money on Soundcloud
Dropping my music this season. Don’t bother me. I’m working. – Morgan Westbrooks, BET’s The Westbrooks, Recording Artist/Entrepreneur
Soundcloud is one of the best places to get your music noticed online, but don’t let all of that free exposure go to waste! Add some info on where people can purchase your music (itunes, etc) in your soundcloud bio and you’re on your way to making money.
There are several other ways to monetize your Soundcloud following including charging a set price for a feature. Another idea is to record jingles. Post a sample commercial jingle on SoundCloud to get business owners flocking to you to create music for their commercials, radio ads, etc.
5. Monetize your YouTube channel
There are so many people out there just like you and just like me. But you have to attract a certain crowd, and your crowd has to be what they love about you. – Bree Westbrooks, BET’s The Westbrooks, Plus-Size Model
Years before The Westbrooks got picked up by BET the girls had a YouTube series. There is a common misconception that you have to have millions of views or subscribers in order to make money on YouTube. Not so. Whether you have 10 views or 10,000 views it is possible generate money using YouTube. Read 5 Different Ways To Make Money On Youtube for more information.
Be sure to tune in to The Westbrooks, Wednesdays at 10pm EST on BET