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?
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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
I have over 88,000 followers on Instagram and it took me just over a year to get there. I'm not a famous person. I'm not a big brand (yet). I've never been on TV (yet). I haven't written any books (yet). I'm not dating a celebrity. (And I never will!) So how the hell can … Continue reading How I Rapidly Built A Following On Instagram As A Complete Nobody
If you've ever blamed Instagram's algorithm for the lack of enagement on your Instagram posts, you may want to consider taking a second look at your content. This post breaks down the parts of Instagram's algorithm that you can control.
Instead of celebrating my successes during my first full year of freelancing, I want to highlight my faiulres. Because everything always turns out okay.