50-year-old Kemi Omololu-Olunloyo who is a daughter of Victor Omololu-Olunloyo, a former governor of Oyo State, says that Nigerian youths rather misunderstand her and what she does on social media.
According to the Punch, Kemi Omololu-Olunloyo states that she earns between $50 and $150 every time she publishes three tweets for her foreign clients who are mainly musical artistes.
She says that Nigerian youths are missing the commercial side of the platforms because they chose to attack her and others who mean well for the country.
“In a good month, one can make between $2,000 and $5,000 or even more, depending on what one is putting out on each platform. With good content young Nigerian tweeters can monetize their accounts and earn a decent living promoting companies and artistic works. You may want to open a separate handle and launch it for a business. Twitter is the best avenue for young Nigerians. Look it up. Indonesian teens make between $10 and $20 by tweeting for every small business out there,” Omololu-Olunloyo disclosed.
Kemi also notes that sports present huge prospects for those who want to commercialize their passion.
“Nigerian youths can do what Indonesian teens have done monetizing soccer tweets. They spend so much time with soccer. Why not make money on it?” she wonders.
Kemi spent 37 years in the United States and she just beginning to get positive reviews from a few Nigerians who appreciate her.
“I have gone after the masses, pastors, politicians, educationists and others. Many Nigerians are silent about the issues they need to be discussing. Many are scared,” she says.
Omololu-Olunloyo says that she is among the first Africans in Canada and the US to sign on Twitter, Instagram other social media.
She noted: “In December 2003, Andrew McCollumn contacted me from Facebook in an e-mail saying they were interested in me as I had 100,000 friends on MySpace. I agreed and in February 2004, Facebook launched as a university social network. Later in 2006, it rolled out to the public. This event made me the first Nigerian on Facebook. I later joined Instagram October 10, 2010, four days after it was released. By 2011, I joined Pinterest. Currently, I am again a beta tester for the new social network called Ello.”
Kemi also added: “On Twitter, I aggregate world news and monetize tweets. For example, I have Canadian and American musicians that tweet their music with me. A typical affordable tweet package is three tweets for $50 to $150 per tweet. I tweet their tracks to my followers.While abroad, there were companies that hired me to tweet reality shows, award shows and live events. That was very lucrative.”
And here are the latest tweets by Kemi Omololu-Olunloyo: