Today, it is very unlikely to meet someone who doesn’t know how to use Facebook, Twitter, WordPress, and other social media sites. Basically, these websites are used for instant communication which is absolutely free as long as you have a computer with internet connection. For instance, if you want to send a message to your friends but don’t want your phone bills to increase, you can simply send them a tweet and they will instantly receive your messages thrfacebookugh their mobile phones.

Did you know that you can also earn money from your social media skills? There are hundreds or even thousands of money-making opportunities in the web. You just have to know how to put value on your skills. Know what exactly you can offer to clients and set a reasonable price. Sometimes, you will have to work for free. You will work for free but take this opportunity to show your expertise.

Set your price. Most social media specialists find this difficult to do at the beginning specially if they don’t have a portfolio yet. As mentioned earlier, when you work for free use it to solicit paid jobs. If you have a Facebook fan page and you have more than 20,000 fans or followers you can take advantage of it to make money online. Companies are looking for Facebook fan pages where they can post links about their new products and services. At first, you may allow them to post updates in your wall free of charge. Later on, when they’ve already seen the results, you can start charging them hundreds of dollars.

You can also earn by revealing your secrets to clients. You can give them a short e-book or e-course that will teach them how to get thousands of new Twitter followers. You can also use your knowledge in WordPress to generate extra income. Find employers in freelance job boards who are looking for contractors who can install WordPress blogs and websites. You must be knowledgeable in CPanel and Fantastico in order to be accepted in this type of job. Knowledge in basic web design is also a plus factor.

Everything said, there are many opportunities to earn money from your social media skills. You just have to explore the internet and look for those opportunities. Start by having a registered account in popular freelancing websites.