Updated: Oct 10, 2021
Becoming a successful influencer is the goal for every individual devoting their time in social media platforms.
Influencer marketing has been significantly growing over the last years and becoming an influencer is even more appealing than ever.
While influencers are widely thought as people who simply get paid for promoting free products, there is more to it than that. It requires time, commitment, consistency, hard-work, and an excellent understanding of your niche.
However, following some simple tips on how to become a successful influencer will make the whole process a lot easier and more fruitful.
The most sought-after results of becoming an influencer is the dynamic brand established online and the digital footprint which can give colossal power to your words and actions. We cover more about establishing your personal
branding online in our booklet.
THE IMPORTANCE OF YOUR CHOOSEN NICHE
The most important step is to find the niche you are passionate about and commit to create content about it.
For example, if you are passionate about living a healthy lifestyle, want to add value in this niche, and would like to become a trustworthy brand online, just start building your online footprint around the health & fitness niche.
The influencer world is a competitive and long journey, so dig really deep within you and be sure to choose the niche you are passionate about, so it doesn`t feel like a normal job, but as something you genuinely enjoy.
INSTAGRAM GROWTH STRATEGY
The best way to get started is focusing on one channel at first before splitting your efforts in multiple social media platforms. Select the channel that you think your audience uses the most, and start nurturing that platforms. It is always a good idea to
establish multiple channels as you get started, but to focus only on one first.The most popular platform for influencers today is Instagram. A majority of the influencer marketing is conducted through Instagram and we talk more about posting time, marketing & ads in our booklet. You can get access to our best product within our booklet. A very insightful Instagram growth strategy, which came as a result of years of trial & error, hundreds of influencers interviewed, and a big team on the back office to research, evaluate, and test different growth strategies. Instagram is a powerful platform whose algorithm changes often and is important to keep up-to-date and understand the philosophy behind it. You can easily get a head start in the industry by reading and studying our booklet as you start your influencer journey.
WHY COLLABORATION IS CRITICAL?
As the famous expression is ``If you want to go quick, go alone. If you want to go far, go as a team`` influencers world is no different. The more your brand collaborates, the larger your brand recognition will be. However, collaboration should always be done with caution as you want to be sure your content quality and brand values are not affected or contradicted with any potential collaboration you are considering.
Brand partnerships work better when you have the resources to make these collaborations work. For example, if you have issues with creating
your own content, or struggling with managing your own posts, it is always better to perfect these processes before trying to expand your
digital footprint. We give more insight on brand collaborations and templates in our booklet, read the case study and understand why some collaborations work and some simply just don't.