How to Make Money as an Influencer or Content Creator with Izea Shake

How to Make Money as an Influencer or Content Creator with Izea Shake

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of IZEA for IZEA V2. All opinions are 100% mine.

Are you wondering how to make money as an influencer or content creator? I am so excited to tell you all about Izea’s new Shake platform and how it is easily the easiest and most inclusive way for influencers and content creators to make money in 2020.

In the seven years I have been blogging and creating digital content, things have continued to change and improve for those of us who make a living creating. Shake lets you sell your services in a virtual marketplace all while setting your prices, your terms, and your timelines.

Does It Cost Money to Join Shake?

Shake is completely free for creators to join. The application process is simple and you will sit back and wait for potential clients to reach out for brand deals and sponsorships.

Do I Have to Reach Out to Brands on Shake?

Simply said, no. As a content creator, you will set up individual Shakes on your dashboard. You will set your terms, prices, and any important details and you will only be contacted when someone wants to purchase what you are offering. No back and forth is involved prior to them purchasing from you.

What Kind of Shakes Can I Offer?

Whether you are a college student, mom blogger, photographer extraordinaire or anything in between, you can get paid through Shake.

Just under the Influencer Marketing heading you can sell for Instagram, Instagram Reels, Youtube, Tik-Tok, Twitter, Snap, Twitch, Reddit, WhatsApp, LinkedIn, Blogs, Podcasts, Pinterest, Product Reviews and even Meme Development. Other headings include virtual appearances, video, photography, design, audio and writing. The possibilities are so vast and your skillset can really be magnified with each Shake you create.

Do I Control Who I Work With on Shake?

Yes! You get the final say on whether you accept a job or not. You even control the price, delivery timeline, usage rights and what the deal entails. If it’s not a good fit for your brand there is no pressure to move forward with the deal.

How Do I Join Shake?

It’s so simple to set up your Shakes but first you have to create an account a shake.izea.com

Next, you’ll want to make a different Shake for each social media account or service you offer so that you really optimize your potential earnings.

Wait for buyers to purchase your Shakes and remember that you can accept or deny any deals based on your preferences.

Then you get to really shine and create and deliver the content you are so great at making all within the Shake platform.

Plus getting paid is quick and easy after the work has been completed.

Highlights of Shake

Shake is putting you in control of your business in a way that takes out the hassles on your end and lets you do what you’re good at, creating.

If you are a creator that is really skilled but still relatively unknown you can really highlight your skills and show off your best work to a whole new market. Take the time to really show your best and most creative work as samples and let yourself shine.

I also love that I can see what other content creators are charging. That way I can easily see if I am underselling myself and adjust my prices accordingly.

Forget the back and forth on trying to find common ground or being scared to name your price, that’s all out in the open with Izea’s Shake platform. If the client doesn’t have the budget your time is not wasted and expectations are out in the open from your end. You set the rules. You are the boss. Except you have the Izea Shake team helping you reach your goals.

So If you are wondering how to make money as an influencer or content creator in 2020, Shake is it. Sign up for Shake today.

Sign up here!

Aneta Alaei
Aneta Alaei

Aneta is a Toronto-based mom of four that loves a good meal, great company, and learning something new. In her free time, you can find her trying to keep yet another plant alive.

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36 Comments

  1. November 12, 2020 / 12:52 pm

    This is interesting, thanks for sharing Aneta! I’m checking this out today.

  2. November 12, 2020 / 1:50 pm

    Thanks for the heads up! joined!

  3. November 12, 2020 / 1:51 pm

    Let me know if you have questions

  4. Teresa
    November 12, 2020 / 8:03 pm

    I need to get on this, all my experiences with Izea have been amazing and this is such a game changer to sell ourselves to brand partnerships we really want!

  5. Reg
    November 12, 2020 / 9:45 pm

    Shake sounds great for making an extra income! I’ll go check it out.

  6. November 13, 2020 / 10:57 am

    I love that you can set your own terms on this platform. No more back and forth in terms of pay, brands just start the process when they can meet your budget

  7. November 13, 2020 / 11:50 am

    I need to learn more about Shake because it sounds like a new way we can optimize our blogs. I have been a blogger for many years and new opportunities like this are very important.

  8. Ben
    November 13, 2020 / 11:56 am

    This sounds like a great new platform. I know Izea has been around for a long time, so I’m eager to see anything they have to help us connect.

  9. November 13, 2020 / 1:00 pm

    This sounds like such an interesting platform, I like that it is so simple to set up and that you are very much in control of what you are offering.

  10. Pam Wattenbarger
    November 13, 2020 / 2:16 pm

    I hadn’t heard of this until today. It sounds like a promising way to make money!

  11. November 13, 2020 / 3:15 pm

    Thanks! I worked with Izea in the past, but haven’t for a while. Maybe it’s time I get back into things with Shake!

  12. November 13, 2020 / 3:39 pm

    Shake sounds like a wonderful resource for new and experienced bloggers alike. I appreciate the ability to set all terms and pricing ahead of time, which eliminates the hassle of negotiating.

  13. Suzanne Rudge
    November 13, 2020 / 6:06 pm

    Shake sounds almost too good to be true! But I have worked with Izea in the past and they were always good to me, so I am going to check Shake out. Thanks for sharing this Aneta!

  14. November 13, 2020 / 6:24 pm

    Very cool! I’ve been with Izea for a long time. Always an easy process.

  15. Monica Simpson
    November 13, 2020 / 7:16 pm

    What a great way to help influceners! My friend would benefit from this.

  16. November 13, 2020 / 7:32 pm

    I signed up for Shake before they launched. I’m looking forward to getting some jobs!

  17. November 13, 2020 / 8:28 pm

    This sounds like a great opportunity for those who are looking to connect with brands and start monetizing their content creation efforts. I am definitely going to check it out. Anything that can help facilitate making those connections is a win to me!

  18. November 13, 2020 / 9:40 pm

    Cool site! I’m super new to blogging but taking a look around was really helpful to get an overview of how to get paid collaborations. Thank you!

  19. Nikki Wayne
    November 14, 2020 / 5:38 am

    I will definitely check this out. Sounds like a great way to shine as a content creator.

  20. November 14, 2020 / 10:47 am

    I joined Shake too and I’m excited about it. I believe it is such a great platform for content creators like us.

  21. November 14, 2020 / 11:13 am

    I keep getting a popup to join Shake when I log into my Izea account. Till I read your pos I had been ignoring it! Time to go sign up now! Thanks for all of this great info!

  22. MELANIE EDJOURIAN
    November 14, 2020 / 1:05 pm

    This sounds like a great platform for influencers. We’re always looking at ways to make more money.

  23. Kathy
    November 14, 2020 / 2:38 pm

    This sounds wonderful. I’m going to have to check it out. I think it would be a great platform for me too.

  24. November 15, 2020 / 5:27 am

    I really like the idea of this and I have literally just signed up and made my very first shake.

  25. Catalina
    November 15, 2020 / 8:13 am

    It’s great to hear that platform like Shake exists and someone can access it for free!

  26. Janette
    November 15, 2020 / 1:08 pm

    Wow that actually looks pretty manageable. I will definitely be signing up for that. Thanks for sharing!

  27. Tairalyn
    November 16, 2020 / 2:41 am

    How is it that I have never heard of this until now…. Thank you!

  28. Kita Bryant
    November 16, 2020 / 11:27 am

    I have heard some great things about Izea Shake. I would really like to look into it.

  29. November 16, 2020 / 7:42 pm

    I’ve been a member of IZEA for years but they seem to rarely have opportunities. I’ll have to check out Shake, I noticed it a few days when I logged into their system.

  30. kristen visser
    November 17, 2020 / 10:29 am

    What a perfect, helpful , informative post! I just bookmarked. I was actually thinking of dippin into the blogging industry in the new year

  31. Sandra Dufoe
    November 18, 2020 / 9:16 am

    Sounds interesting will have to check it out.

  32. Alayne L
    November 18, 2020 / 1:29 pm

    Very interesting information! Thanks Aneta! 🙂

  33. Linda
    November 20, 2020 / 4:42 pm

    I can see how if someone wants to get started blogging more, Shake would be a good option given that it’s free and an easy application process.

  34. Darlene Burns
    November 23, 2020 / 8:43 pm

    This is very informative. Thank you for posting .

  35. nicky
    November 25, 2020 / 8:11 pm

    Interesting! Thanks for the info.

  36. Amanda Masters
    November 28, 2020 / 11:47 am

    I have considered blogging for a few years now. I get a lot of nudges to help people learn to save and spend but i am more comfortable on this side of blogs right now.