We chatted with dozens of creators who revealed their earnings.
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Creators handle multiple kinds of income, from sponsored material to being tipped on IG Live.
he Meta-owned social media site has emerged as a key venue for influencers just starting out. And they don't need millions of Instagram followers to make money.
Instagram, unlike YouTube, does not currently have a payment structure akin to YouTube's Partner Program.
Sponsored content takes numerous forms, from publishing a picture to the main feed with #ad to sharing swipe-up links in a series of Stories.
When Insider chatted with influencer Alexa Collins, who has over one million followers, she charged upwards of $1,000 for a sponsored Instagram Story.