Influencer Networks to Join as a Blogger

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Influencer Networks- What are they and Why should I join them?

As bloggers, we all want to create the best content for our readers.  With the literal millions of blogs on the web, how do you make a splash so others will see the hard work you put into your site?  Many of us are more than just hobby bloggers and some of us need to make a living from the work we put in online.

There are many ways to monitize your blog- sponsored posting is just one of the options.  If you have a smaller audience or are just starting out, one way to jump into the world of sponsored posts is via Influencer Networks.  There are lots of choices when you start looking, but the key is finding the right fit for your niche.  What is your main focus when blogging?  Are you a product review site, a lifestyle blogger, a financial guru, or something else entirely?

There are options for everyone and opportunities for blogs with smaller audiences as well.  The links below offer some of my favorite Influencer Networks- most of which I have personally worked with, either currently or in the recent past.  Each of these networks are structured differently and have different requirements for acceptance.  Some pay you a set fee, some are on a sliding scale, some offer free products, and others are a combination of these.

To apply, you will have to enter your basic information, add your social media stats, and answer a series of questions.  This helps the network match your blog with brands that work within your niche.  Some networks will reply within days and others take weeks, don’t be discouraged if you don’t hear back right away.

Here are a list of my favorite Influencer Networks

(some of these links are affiliate links and others offer bonuses for you to join- we appreciate your support)

These Influencer Networks vary greatly in their criteria for bloggers- many of them will work with smaller bloggers.  Apply to as many of them as you’d like and don’t be discouraged if you are not accepted by all of them.  If you have a smaller audience and lower page views, focus on creating great content and engaging your followers on social media.  It will make a difference!

Good Luck friend!

If you have a favorite network that you work with that I haven’t mentioned here, please leave it in the comments below.  I am always looking for more great collaboration opportunities.

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  1. Thanks so much for these suggestions! I am really working hard to increase the exposure of my blog and joining some of these influencer networks is a great idea. I know it takes time to build authority. Hopefully this will help. Thanks for the help!

  2. That’s an awesome list. I am working on monetizing my blog as well and I am looking at different methods that are available. More the merrier since it’s tougher for newer bloggers to accepted.

  3. Thanks so much for these suggestions. Some of these I’ve never heard of, and I’ll be looking into them. I’m always looking for ways to increase my blog revenue without compromising my brand.

    1. Hi Peter, I’m Brent from Perlu (the invitation-only platform mentioned in Jenn’s article). We don’t have a minimum following requirement, rather we focus on factors like content quality and audience engagement. We’d love to have you (and any of Jenn’s friends and followers who might be interested) come join us on Perlu and see what we’re all about. Fill out the form above so Jenn can send you and invitation. If you have any questions, feel free to connect/reach out to me on Perlu:

  4. I am a member of a few of these influencer networks but so far I didn’t get any major work from them. I usually get my projects directly through my email, from my website.

  5. What a great roundup. This is so informative and what I really looking for since I am planning to land my first blog soon.

  6. This is such a great post and such a great resource to those who are planning to start their own blog. I haven’t heard some of those networks but will go and check them out.

  7. I’m a Blogger, although fairly new, and will be looking into monetizing my site at some point. This is a wonderful resource and I have bookmarked it for future use.

  8. Wow, this is such an awesome list! I know some of the names like IZEA and Heartbeat, but there are so many items in this list that I haven’t heard of. Thank you for sharing this, I will check out the links for sure!

  9. I love this…thank you so much for taking the time to share the list (with links) and all the great tips to network influencers.

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