By simply tweeting out info to his seven million-plus followers, a 23-yr-previous teenager right here is making $500,000 (roughly Rs. 30.5 lakhs) a 12 months.
Proprietor of the tweeter account @UberFacts, Brooklyn-primarily based Kris Sanchez makes numerous dough for tweeting sponsored hyperlinks.
The hyperlinks, when clicked by his followers, earn him between $zero.01 and $zero.03 (roughly Rs. zero.6 and Rs. 1.eight) per click on, in accordance with Quick Firm.
“I joined Twitter to observe Britney Spears. However I didn’t have something to tweet about. So I figured, hey, tweeting these info could be a very good concept. It was simply so I may really feel like I used to be nearer to her,” Sanchez informed Quick Firm.
That is how he makes his thousands and thousands. An organization referred to as Social Reactor pairs social media influencers with advertisers, provides him with galleries or different internet pages that Sanchez hyperlinks to in his Tweets.
He will get paid for each click on these pages obtain. In his branded offers with corporations like Ford and Paramount, a easy tweet, accompanied by a hyperlink and a hashtag, turns into a digital slot machine, gushing out hundreds of dollars. The UberFacts Twitter profile reads, “Essentially the most unimportant stuff you’ll by no means have to know.”
Sanchez has additionally developed an UberFacts app for iOS that reportedly brings in $60,000 per week in advert income. The app has been downloaded 1.5 million occasions until date. The app description reads, “Ever been bored? Be part of the world of UberFacts and uncover 1000’s of ferociously enjoyable new details that can rework you from socially awkward to mildly fascinating!”
Written with inputs from IANS & CNBC