How Roger Ebert Makes Money From Twitter

Film critic Roger Ebert from Twitter and He has about 350,000 followers on Twitter. A few times per day, he tweets about products on with an Amazon Affiliate link in them. Ebert makes about 7% cut from each person that buys a product after following that Amazon Affiliate link. Ebert said he is not interested in making money through sponsored tweets. “No tweet of mine is or ever has been ‘spnsored’ or paid. Every tweet is my own doing. I will never, ever, have a sponsored Twitter account. … I write every single word on my Twitter account, and everything else under my name.” [Poynter]

This article was written by Amit Chowdhry. You can follow me at @amitchowdhry or on Google+ at
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