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Brilliant or Insane is one of the world’s fastest-growing education blogs on the Internet with hundreds of thousands of monthly readers. Want to work for Brilliant or Insane? We are now hiring for the following positions for 2015.


Advertising sales genius 

perfect part-time or work-from-home opportunity

We need a a sales genius for a commission-only position, with the potential for excellent part-time income. This is strictly sales of advertising for our blog and social media campaigns. We handle all invoicing and ad placement. The sales genius sells various ad packages, connects client to B or I, and we handle the rest and pay you big bucks immediately for every sale you make! 

If you are a fearless marketer and persuasive people person, who knows how to connect to education companies, authors, publishers, universities, startups, tech companies, or anyone looking for traffic to a website, blog or social network, this is the perfect opportunity.

How it works

Email, Skype, message, call or meet in person with anyone who has a product or site that they’d like to promote online to a large audience of mostly educators, parents, administrators, university staff, and college students. Show them our advertising page and explain why advertising on Brilliant or Insane is both inexpensive and potentially very profitable. Negotiate what is best for them, close the sale and connect the marketer to us. Then collect a large commission on every single sale you make, including bonuses.

Job requirements

  • High energy, resourceful, self-starter with the ability to work with very little supervision
  • Amazing people skills
  • Ability to contact the right person at our target markets–education companies, publishers, other education bloggers, writers (especially self-published), colleges, online schools/instructors, anyone who sells products online
  • Ability to communicate with prospects via social media, email, phone or other methods
  • Ability to share our statistics and ad prices in a way that entices advertisers (we will give you lots of point-of-sale items that can be shared digitally)
  • Ability to close sales and connect people to our manager


  1. We pay you a very generous percentage of every single ad you ever sell (we’ll send you a compensation package when you apply).
  2. Bonuses paid for selling 3- to 12-month packages.
  3. Payments are sent immediately after every paid sale via PayPal.

Click here to apply

Brilliant or Insane has hundreds of thousands of readers and is growing rapidly. Your potential for experience and growth is limitless.

Inquire about this position now

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Mark Barnes is the author of many education books, including Bestseller Hacking Education, part of his Hack Learning Series, books that solve big problems with simple ideas. Barnes presents internationally on assessment, connected education, and student-centered learning. Join more than 100,000 interested educators who follow @markbarnes19 on Twitter.