How to Make Money on Triller

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how to make money on Triller

Triller is a short format video-sharing app, it is similar to TikTok, but it hasn’t been saturated yet.

So, if you are a content creator and haven’t had success on another platform, I would suggest trying Triller.

Triller is a social media app that allows users to create and share short-form music videos. It is similar to TikTok and other video-sharing platforms, but with a focus on music. Triller allows users to create videos that feature popular songs, as well as their own audio recordings, plus you can monetize your efforts.

Triller is less competitive, and it has a higher chance of making money through Triller sponsors or brand deals.

Triller uses artificial intelligence to edit the video in real-time and match the user’s movements to the beat of the music. So, it is easy for anyone to create professional-looking music videos, even without prior editing experience.

Here I will share with you how to set up a proper profile on Triller and create viral content to make money.

How to Setup Triller Profile

To set up a Triller profile you need to download the app on your phone, and it is available on App Store and play store. After that follow the below steps.

Open the app and click on the profile icon at the right bottom corner.

Now click on Signup/Login.

You can sign up by apple, google, or Facebook account.

Now authorize your preferred account to be used by triller.

You can set it up using your mobile phone, and E-mail address too, they are very simple to create.

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Now is the important part of Triller Profile.

Pick the user Name, the name should be easy to remember, and it should not contain slang words.

Add your bio, and describe your account niche and what are you passionate about, this is very important.

Link other social media accounts, only do it if they are established or they have a reasonable amount of content.

Select the cover image, it should not be some random picture, but rather a closely related to your work or your own picture.

Lastly, disable your private account setting, or keep the default public profile, otherwise, no one will be able to find you or see your content on Triller.

Let’s move to the next step which is the money-making part, Creating Viral Content on Triller.

How to Get Viral on Triller

You have to pick your niche first, this is where you will make it or break it.

Let’s say you have a Dance niche, now go ahead and find a popular dance profile and follow 3-4 of them.

check their profile, find the popular videos, read their post description, and note down the hashtags.

After visiting 2-3 profiles, you will have a fair bit of idea as to what content is popular and you know the songs you need to pick.

The next step is video Quality on Triller

Having a high-quality video is one thing, but video production is more important.

So, how to create a high-quality video? You have to create your video with a hook in the first 2-3 seconds.

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A hook can be a dance move, music beat, or anything that engages the viewer.

The video length should not be longer than 20 seconds, because you want to keep the retention rate high.

High Video retention signals the Triller algorithm to push the video out to more people.

This is where your content stays in the public eye for a long period of time.

To boost your content further, ask people through text to comment or like your video.

These comments & likes will get you more engagement.

Highly engaged videos trigger signals to the algorithm to push the video out to more people.

Lastly, don’t forget to add 2-3 relevant hashtags & add one line description under your video.

Hashtags are one of the ways to tell your video content type to Triller, and it will push your video to the relevant audience.

You can try broad hashtags, once you have more than 20k followers on Triller.

Get a Sponsor from Triller to Make money

Triller app actually sponsors you, but to get a sponsor, you have to get 20k plus followers.

The numbers are higher in certain niches like dance & Lip Sync are different than Tech videos.

You are producing at least 3 to 4 videos in a week on Triller, which is the requirement to get a sponsor.

Also, you need to apply to get verified on Triller, the easiest way to get verified is by completing the profile and regularly posting content.

Get A brand Deal To Earn Money on Triller

Kind of a similar thing to the previous one, but this time you will have to reach out to big brands in your niche.

Create an offer and describe your account niche and the No. of followers you have.

You can get a very good offer if you are a regular content creator and have highly engaging videos.

In most cases, when you reach a big following, the brands directly approach you for a Sponsor.

Less Popular Method on Triller to Make Money

Do you know that Triller has a currency which is in the form of Gold and Gems?

This is how it Works

Fans can exchange real cash for Triller Gold then they “donate” the Gold they buy to the verified users. Once you’ve earned a certain amount of Gold, you can convert it into Gems, which can then be cashed out as real money.

It’s a great way for fans to support artists, but your account needs to be verified to get a donate button.

Triller Challenges

You can create and participate in popular Triller challenges and monetize your participation through sponsorships, brand deals, and paid promotions.

lastly, to make money on Triller, you need to have a reasonable audience size and engaged following, and provide value to your audience through your content.

Additionally, Triller has its own monetization policies, so it’s important to review them before attempting to make money on the platform.


The Triller app is relatively less competitive, and its main audience is in English Speaking countries.

Therefore, having a profile with 20k followers can get you good money compared to TikTok and Likee.

If you want to learn how to make money on TikTok, read this free guide.

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Tessa Smith

Tessa is a technology enthusiast, Digital Marketer, and tech support with over 4 years of experience. She has worked as Freelance digital marketer. Tessa enjoys writing helpful content about technologies and latest apps.