How to Make Money With Snapchat – Our Secrets Revealed!

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Over 100 million people use Snapchat on a daily basis, so it makes sense to ask the question, “How to Make Money With Snapchat?”

In this article, I’ll go over some tips and tricks on how to use Snapchat for ideal results.

Just keep in mind, Snapchat can be an incredibly powerful and direct marketing tool, but it’s not the best choice for camera-shy marketers.

The point of Snapchat is to quickly share videos and images that are automatically deleted once viewed. 

This feature makes it possible for people to have conversations through brief videos and images.

It’s similar to other social media platforms.

Snapchat is the most used social media platform for people between the ages of 12 and 24!

I admit, Snapchat can be confusing but once you familiarize yourself with the navigation and features, it can be a lot of fun.

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How to Make Money With Snapchat:

For starters, we’ll need to create a Snapchat account.

To do this, download the app on your phone. 

Once created, it’s time to start collecting followers.

If you don’t have any followers, then you’ll have no one to send your snaps to!

Most people use their Snapchat accounts for personal reasons, such as to stay in touch with friends.

You can add your friends on Snapchat.

But if you want to keep your business and personal account separate, we’ll need to find fresh followers somewhere else.

The easiest way to find followers is to let people know that you’re on Snapchat.

Do this by sharing your personal snap-code.

Share Snap Code on Social Media to Get Followers!

A snap code is similar to a QR code, but for profiles and usernames.

To find your Snap-code, open the app, and click on the yellow ghost on the top of the screen.

You’ll see your profile page. 

Click on the profile picture, and create a custom one you want.

Once completed, save the code to your phone. 

You can now choose to share the code on social media, such as Twitter, and ask people to add you on Snapchat.

When they scan the code with their phone’s camerathey’ll see your profile and be able to add you.


I recommend pinning the snap-code to your Twitter news-feed so as many people as possible can see it.

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Don’t forget to share it on Facebook and your other social media platforms too!

If you have a website, share it there too!

Essentially, the idea is to share the code wherever possible because you want as many people as possible to add you. 

You can also look for people’s snap-codes and add directly add them.

You can also consider changing your Twitter profile picture to your custom snap-code!

When you have some followers, it’s time to start interacting with them.

I recommend creating video messages and sending them out to all your followers because it’s more direct and powerful.

You can just take a video of yourself and ask your followers if they need any help with their business, or something along those lines.

The possibilities are endless. 

You’ll want to start a conversation.

If you immediately start selling a product people probably won’t be interested.

Start slow. Start a conversation. Get the ball rolling!

To make it extra personal, consider addressing the follower by his or her name.

It’s much more powerful. 

Even though this tactic is powerful, it requires you to create multiple short videos.

If you don’t want to take that approach, consider creating a general introduction video and sending it out to all your followers.

When someone replies, reply back, and continue the conversation. 

Alternatively, sharing images and text-messages is another marketing method.

You probably won’t receive thousands of followers in your first days with Snapchat.

So it’s your chance to build a relationship with the people that do follow you. 

It only takes a few seconds to send out a message to your followers.

Even though Snapchat, like Instagram, does not allow clickable links in messages, there are still ways to bypass this.

The easiest way would be to just mention your website name, maybe even spell it out.

For example, in your video you could say something like, “Hey everyone, there’s a new article on my website where I talk about how to make money with Snapchat, to read it, head on over to my website Learn to Grow Wealth Online Dot Com!”.  

Just a simple script like that can send people over to your website without having to include a hyperlink.

There are a lot of different ways to send people to a certain link.

Another method you could use is to video the URL address on your computer.

It’s not the fanciest method, but if it gets people to check out the link, it’s worth a shot. 

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What Can You Promote on Snap Chat?

You can promote anything on Snap Chat. 

As an affiliate marketer, chances are you want people to check out your product reviews.

Consider using the script mentioned earlier, or talk about the product you reviewed.

You could even make a full in-depth video review on Snap Chat and send it out to your followers! 

The awesome thing about Snap Chat is that there are so many marketing strategies you can try out.

It’s really up to you to use your creativity to send people where you want them.

Snap Chat is a fun app to market your business.

But you’ll need to create a business first.

You need to have a high-converting offer ready to be promoted.

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  1. Hello Todd!

    Thank you for this thorough information about how to use Snapchat to increase your online business/profits.

    I have heard of Snapchat but I didn’t really know how to use it. It’s great that you have written instructions for a beginner like myself.

    As I want to start an online business of my own it is very interesting that it’s possible to use Snapchat like a business tool and not just for fun.

    I suppose it depends on what audience you have, as the the Snapchat user mostly are of a very young age.


    1. Hey Pernilla,

      Thanks for your feedback and you’re very true about finding a niche that coincides with Snapchat’s users.

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  2. I don’t have a snapchat account, but this article makes me want to open one up. I’m sure building the followers is the toughest part. Thanks for the information. Does sharing your snap code allow other people to view additional info on a persons account? Seems like that would be something that should be kept secret.

  3. Hi Todd,
    Sometimes I feel a bit overwhelmed with social media and Snapchat is one I haven’t tried yet. Although 100 million users a day makes you think!
    That said, this is an interesting post and I learned something as is often the case when I visit your website.
    I still imagine building a following will be hard but once you have a substantial following I can certainly see how this could send a lot of traffic to your site.

    1. Hey Peter,

      Thanks for your kind feedback. I’m like you, before I started making money online, I had a handful of Facebook friends.

      Now it’s thousands, same with Twitter, Pinterest, etc. Snapchat is a force to be in tune with, especially if your niche audience lies within their demographics.

      Regardless, we hope that marketers can benefit from this post and ultimately create more traffic, which will essentially equate to making Snapchat a source of profit.

      Peter, I’ve seen your content on page one in Google, and I tend to focus on Google too, it just makes sense. But it’s the concept of not putting all your eggs in one basket.

      Good to hear from you Peter, thanks for stopping by..

  4. Well, you satisfied my curiosity on how to make money with Snapchat. But I would definitely be one of the “camera shy” people that are not ideal to entertain a target audience.

    I may not personally feel that I’m not camera friendly. But I have to admit I’m the kind of codger who gets annoyed when someone sends me a photo of their plate.

    1. Happy to help and thanks for your feedback. Use Snapchat like any social site, to build your audience.

      This is important in any online business. These steps will help you increase traffic to your site using Snapchat, but will ultimately help turn traffic into online sales.

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  5. Of all the social media platforms out there Snapchat is the only one I use for personal use and have never been able to come up with an effective way to use it to make money.

    I can see how someone who is already well known through other platforms could leverage snapchat, but the big question is how to get people to follow you on snapchat.

    Realistically. I am curious, where did you find the stat on snapchat users, that is very interesting?!

    1. Hey Scott,

      Thanks for your feedback on the topic of making money with Snapchat. I wouldn’t feel that it’s impossible to do unless your already known.

      We all have to start out somewhere and growing a social network through social platforms like Snapchat just takes consistent effort.

      Using the strategies above, you can certainly drive traffic to your site or online products. I think it’s easiest if you just set a couple hours per day at developing your social networks, Snapchat included.

      Oh, the source, here’s the source for our stats on Snapchat user age’s:



  6. Hello,

    I came across your website because I was curious about making money with snapchat (is it possible, how does it work, that sort of thing).

    There are really tons of ways to make money online, but making money with snapchat hasn’t been clear to me on exactly how it works. Very informative article. Thanks for breaking this down and showing me how I can leverage this platform to increase traffic to my site.


    1. Happy to help Karlo and thanks for your feedback. It’s almost like each social media site needs it’s own guidebook on how to leverage it. Snapchat, Facebook, etc. are all good to add into your online business to diversify your traffic sources.



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