I can’t tell you how many people have asked me how I make money blogging. First off, I have to tell them that I don’t make a lot of money, but it is fantastic to get paid to do something I absolutely love. Then I tell them my big secret is writing sponsored posts and in a couple of weeks, I’ll have more to tell you about that! But for today I’m sharing all of the companies and agencies that I know about that offer sponsored posts to bloggers. The first step is getting signed up with these companies. These blogger sponsored post companies have been my key to making money in the past year.
Let me preface this list by saying that everyone has their own opinions on each of these companies. I’ve posted the list in alphabetical order so not to show bias toward one of the companies or another. If you’re interested in writing sponsored posts through influencer agencies like these, sign up, try out a campaign or two, and decide who you like working with best. If they are listed, I’ve included minimum pageviews and any other requirements you may need to know about the company. Please note that these are not always hard requirements and they may change so if you’re interested in a company, go check out their site and see what the requirements are now.
BlogHer – At least 90 days old, post 1x a week minimum
Blueprint Social – creative niche bloggers (DIY, craft, recipe, etc.), blogging for 6+ months, two posts a week on your blog
Clever Girls Collective – minimum 10,000 pageviews (roughly), blogging for 6+ months
IZEA (formerly Social Spark)
Linqia – 1000+ unique monthly visitors and 1000+ social media followers
Markerly – For Choice Campaigns need 100,000 monthly pageviews or average of 10 comments per post, can still apply for other campaigns
Mom It Forward
Mom Spark Media – Note: There is a $5 monthly fee (or $40/year) to be a part of this community.
Mums the Word
Pollinate Media – Minimum 20,000 pageviews; all sorts of posts – crafts, food, party, products
SITs Girls/Massive Sway
Weave Media – Minimum 7,500 pageviews for women
**This list is by no means all-inclusive; it just includes the companies that I personally have either worked with or know about. Leave a comment with a link to another legitimate company, and I’ll check it out and add it to my list.