How to Make Money Off Your Instagram Photos

Style blogger Alyssa Coscarelli says selling on Instagram is the "2014 version of a garage sale."
1:49 | 12/09/14

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And next up in the heat index, how you can cash in on social media. Raking in thousands by posting pictures on instagram. And Mara schiavocampo has the details. Reporter: Instagram, it isn't just for selfies and food fun anymore. Search insta-shop, shop my clots or insta-sale, 5 million posts from designer shoes and bags to vintage couture. Style blogger says she's made $300 in a month clearing out items she no longer wanted. I'm Bethany, I'm an instagram seller. Reporter: Bethany turned it into a full-time business. Making up to $5,000 a month. She buys items from thrift stores and resells them on instagram. So how does it all work? Search a hashtag like insta-sale and go shopping. When you like an item, E comment, letting the seller know you want it. The transaction happens through services like paypal. I decided to see for myself pip invited Alyssa over to shop my closet. What could work here? What could I sell? I like this polka do the top. Reporter: I hate it. Maybe I should sell it. Exactly. Probably post it 20, 25 bucks. Reporter: But cure rating is key. They need to stand out and be unique. And taking a good photo is everything. My polka do the shirt, it sold in just over a day. Unmore insta-success. For "Good morning America," Mara schiavocampo, ABC news, new York.

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