Becoming a successful influencer isn’t just about having millions of followers on social media, or getting thousands of likes on a post. It takes focus, consistency, authenticity, and so much more to truly become a successful content creator. Many aspiring influencers struggle with getting started, creating engaging content, and growing their brand. Even some of the most successful influencers have encountered these same challenges, and many have shared their advice with us. Let’s take a look back at some of the best tips on how to become a successful influencer from the New Celebrities we have interviewed so far!
Just Go For It
As with many other things, the first step can be the hardest part when building an influencer channel. A common theme among our featured influencers was to have courage and grit and to ultimately just go for it. They have all put their fears and doubts aside to get where they are today.
In her article, Kendall Marie C shared inspiring advice about being the best influencer you can be by being fearless and trusting yourself. If it weren’t for her having the courage to send DM to GoGetGlitter for a modeling gig, she would’ve never landed herself on the cover of Daily Mail that led to a plethora of other amazing opportunities for Kendall. One small act changed the trajectory of Kendall’s future, what could one DM do for you?
Consistency + Passion = Success
With anything in life, consistency plus passion equals success. All of our featured influencers have taken their passions and turned them into successful businesses, partnerships, careers, and endless opportunities.
Lionel B. taught us that if you can hone in on what you are passionate about, content creation is endless. He said the key to his success when it comes to views and engagement is being consistent with posting. Staying true to what you are passionate about and tailoring your content to what your viewers want to watch, will attract the audience you want. The Youtube star took his goals and them into a reality by staying consistent even through the hardest of times. Even when you have to run around town to different fast food restaurants, get that video posted! To find out more about Lionel B’s struggles on his road to success, check out his articles!
Versatility & Networking are Key
It can be easy to stick to what you know, especially if what you know has been working for you up to this point. However, our featured influencers want you to know how important it is to go outside of your comfort zone and think outside the box to really grow as a content creator.
Anthony James prides himself on his versatility. He has even taught himself how to play multiple instruments to enhance his music and artistry. He encourages all aspiring influencers to do the same.
Kameron Price gave us some specific tips for growing your network in the entertainment industry! Firstly, you have to find your way in. Remember, you to be confident and fake it ’till you make it! Second, make sure you give off positive energy. Everyone can sense a negative vibe, so don’t be the Debby Downer! Be friendly and outgoing, you never know who you’ll meet. Third, make sure you have a pitch ready, whether it be on yourself or an idea you have. It’s the first impression you will leave on a person that you may never see again, how do you want them to remember you? Lastly, never beg for an opportunity. When one door closes, another one opens. If you were not meant for an opportunity, a better one is in the plans for you. Keep putting yourself out there and never stop being yourself!
So what are you waiting for? You now have all of the tools and inspiration at your fingertips from these remarkable influencers to get your influencer journey started! Looking for more? Stay tuned for our next New Celebrity!
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