If you have a pet, don’t click pictures to make memories, that one picture could help you make some serious money. In the world or social media, where a celebrity profile with millions of followers and millions of likes earns in millions, in the same way, we have some top dogs with millions of followers on Instagram, making enough money from a single post. Sounds funny but it’s not.
The most popular pooches on Instagram, are raking in money by the thousands for every product placement photo they post. It doesn’t end here, many of them have their own brand with a product line up of mugs, t-shirts, caps. As per the reports from ‘gobankingrates.com’, pets are now bringing big business through Instagram- both in terms of generating content and building relevant advertisements.
Jiff the Pomeranian, with 6.7 million followers, made an estimated $17,500 per sponsored post in 2016. Jiff is from Los Angeles and holds 2 Guinness world record. The cute canine has appeared in many commercials and shows and even nabbed a role in Katy Perry’s ‘Dark Horse’ video. To honor the multi-talented dog, LA city council even named August 20 as ‘Jiff Day’ after him. ‘Doug the pug’ is at the second spot with 2.9 million followers. With the large following on social media, he has reached the status of a ‘celebrity dog’. He is the most followed pug on the internet, with 5.9 million likes on its Facebook page. Doug has collaborated with celebrities like ‘Katy Perry’ and ‘Justin Bieber’ in their music video too. Doug has also launched his own merchandise, named ‘Doug the Pug’.
On the list of some big business making dogs, Tuna is at the third position with 1.9 million followers. A book deal, and a line of merchandise including t-shirts, mugs and posters, various television appearances, including spots on the Today show, make tuna a special pet for their owners. With 377K followers, ‘Toast’ is at the last spot. With a earning of $1850 per post, this charming puppy knows how to hook her fans. Apart from Instagram, Toast is also an author and model, who uses her good looks to spread awareness about the realities of puppy mills.With the internet going mad over their style and cuteness, the only thing makes them better than the other is their market value among the brands.