Until now, there haven’t been many ways to monetize content on Twitter. Today, though, Twitter revealed two new monetization tools, Super Follows and Ticketed Spaces — the platform’s answer to platforms like Patreon and Clubhouse.

Super Follows operate very similarly to how Patreon subscriptions work. Followers pay a monthly subscription to gain access to unique content. There are three different subscription tiers with additional perks. The subscription tiers charge $2.99, $4.99 or $9.99 per month.

Ticketed Spaces looks more unique. While comparable to Clubhouse and Facebook’s newly announced Live Audio Room tool, Ticketed Spaces creators can set up live audio events and select a ticket price. The price options range from $1 to $999. Also, creators can limit how many people can buy the tickets — if they want a limit.

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How to apply

You can apply by going to Twitters’ monetization tab in the sidebar. To gain access to the tools, you have to meet specific requirements to use the new monetization tools.

For Super Follows, you have to:

  • Have at least 10,000 followers
  • Have Tweeted at least 25 times in the last 30 days
  • Be 18 years old or older
  • Have a clean history with Twitter (not have a history of repeated violations of Twitter’s User Agreement or Content Monetization Standard)

For Ticketed Spaces, you have to:

  • Have at least 1,000 followers
  • Have hosted three Spaces in the last 30 days
  • Be 18 years old or older
  • Have a clean history with Twitter (not have a history of repeated violations of Twitter’s User Agreement or Content Monetization Standard)

There are a few standard account requirements you need to meet as well. You can check out the requirements for Super Follows and Ticketed Spaces on Twitter’s Help Center. To apply for either tool, for to the platform’s sidebar and tap “Monetization.”

Twitter tickets for Ticketed Spaces
Image courtesy: Twitter

How much can you make?

According to Twitter, creators can earn up to 97% of all the revenue they receive from Super Follows and Ticketed Spaces. Though, that doesn’t include the in-app purchase fees from the App Store or Google Play. So, creators can expect to earn about two-thirds of the revenue — which isn’t too shabby.

However, there is a catch. Twitter will start taking 20% of the revenue once creators make $50,000 — meaning creators will be making about half of the revenue when it’s all said and done. When compared to its competitors, this isn’t the best deal. For instance, Patreon’s maximum takes 12 % of creators’ revenue and negates the in-app purchase fees. Still, if you have a significant following on Twitter, it might be worth using the tools since it’ll still provide some income for having a following on the platform.