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How should I monetize my graphic design IG account?

Discussion in 'Instagram' started by nxdmedia, Nov 20, 2015.

  1. nxdmedia

    nxdmedia Newbie

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    Hello,

    So i've been growing an IG account for about 4-5 months which is currently at 20,000 and is growing healthy with about 1000 - 1500 followers a week, which is catered towards the graphic design market. The account mainly features logos or other illustrations that other designers have created. I've also got a website on the IG page which has been gathering emails for the accounts newsletter (which I currently haven't started yet).

    I've been thinking of various ideas in which I could monetize this account, for example:

    - Paid feature aka shoutouts - created a signup form on my website in which people can easily sign up and be featured.
    - Selling posters or other products with designs on - I'm a graphic designer myself so could create a few designs and sell them on products from print-on-demand places
    - A graphic design orientated blog in which I create content that will attract my IG fans and I can then place ads on the website and make money from this - I am unsure if other IGers have much success with this or not?
    - Selling branded sketchbooks or other art materials
    - Setting up an eCommerce store and selling a wide variety of branded art goods but this is already a competitive market to go into.

    This is something that I hope to work on for a few more years to come and hopefully make a comfortable living off in the future, so i'm willing to put in a lot of work.

    All ideas and feedback are welcome.

    Cheers
     
  2. Nonilol

    Nonilol Elite Member

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    You could become an affiliate of Envato (http://market.envato.com/) and promote stuff from their market.
    This can work pretty well for email marketing, but I am not sure about Instagram. Might be worth a try.
     
  3. nxdmedia

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    Great idea and I have thought about doing this in the past but I want something that could benefit me in much higher income in the future, where as affiliate marketing doesn't really offer this.
     
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    would people pay for graphics?