My partner and I have a goal of visiting all 50 states. At the time of this post, I'm happy to report that in four years, we are exactly halfway there! Our 26th state will be California (finally) where we'll be celebrating his 30th birthday and Thanksgiving. One benefit of having a large Instagram following … Continue reading All The Places To Visit In San Francisco
Japan first fell on my radar in 2016, when a few members of my ski club organized a trip to Niseko. Before that, I had no idea Japan even had ski-able mountains. The second I heard about the trip, I wanted in. At the time, I could barely afford to pay rent, let alone an … Continue reading First 3 Steps For Planning A Solo Snowboarding Japan Trip
How I doubled my Instagam account from 100k to 300k in a year and what I've learned along the way.
Here are answers to some of the most common questions I get asked about building a business from scratch and being an entrepreneur.
It's fun to talk about highlights. Yes, some sad and not-so-great things happened this year. I lost my grandmother whom I was very close with all my life. Most of this year, I was in a long distance relationship which had many shitty moments. I considered throwing in the towel and getting a regular job … Continue reading 2018 Highlights: The Year I Made Workweek Lunch My Full-Time Job
If you feel like your account growth on Instagram is "stuck," I promise you it's not the algorithm. Being stagnant or "stuck" on Instagram is a sign that something needs to change. The first thing most social media managers, influencers and businesses, in general, do when they get stuck is posting at a different time … Continue reading 5 Reasons Your Instagram Growth Is “Stuck” (And How To Fix It)
It's a question I get asked at least once a week. Normally the person asking is skeptical. They understand that a big following is partially a vanity thing. It looks cool. Or maybe they know that people can buy thousands of followers on social media. I get it. Making an impact on thousands of people … Continue reading How Does A Big Instagram Following Make You Money?
I'm going to save you a ton of time: Just start. That's the point of this post. I strongly encourage you to close this post out, go to wordpress.com and get started right now. Even if the thing you're thinking about starting isn't a blog, close this window and start. I'm 1,000% sure you can … Continue reading So, You Want To Start A Blog
I actually achieved my dream of moving to Colorado, working for myself and snowboarding whenever I want... but nothing is perfect!
This week I hit a HUGE milestone: 100k followers on Instagram. It took me exactly 18 months, 654 posts... and HOURS of work. For people that use Instagram personally, uploading takes less than five minutes. You pick a photo, crop it, throw a filter on it, a witty caption and boom - you're done and … Continue reading What Actually Goes Into Growing An Instagram Account To 100k