Social media is used by nearly everybody today, mostly millenials. Bloggers and influencers are using it to showcase talent, share inspirations, thoughts, opinions, and many other interests with their followers. If done right it can be a form of business that can be monetized. However, bloggers and influencers need to work really hard to make their passion a job. In this read, you’ll find out how to do it.
Summary: 5 Minutes read, Level: Beginner
Who are your favorite bloggers and influencers? Did you ever wonder how they started their career? How they are able to travel to places, be ambassadors of certain brands or speak to a crowd about certain values and perspectives? How about being a blogger or an influencer yourself?
All the famous bloggers and influencers started from the bottom and worked hard to where they are now. What´s most important in this business is the positive attitude. Learn what it takes!
We all know how sometimes self-doubt gets in the way of our mindset. When we tell ourselves we are not good enough, that we’ll just fail in the end and our efforts will go to waste or we are just too lazy to do ourselves something good. It takes a lot of courage to have faith in the capacity of what you can do. If you want be a blogger or influence others, then be it! Spread your opinions, also post photos of yourself – don´t be shy!
This is related a lot with your positive attitude. Let’s face it, no matter how hard we try to be ourselves, there will be others who will bring us down or give us negative feedback. Especially in our online world this has become totally normal. The only thing you can do about this, it to accept every negative comment and just stay optimistic with what you love doing. Keep in mind that we are not here to please everyone. There will be those who will support you, but also people who won’t. And you know what? That’s okay. As long as you’re not stomping on other people, or getting back at them, that’s okay. Because at the start and end of the day, you are in control of how and what you want to feel. Just make sure it´s good feelings, #positivity!
As they always say, “consistency is key.” It´s not only a cliché because in order for you to become successful, you need to be persistent with what you want and with your goals. Becoming a successful blogger or influencer won´t happen overnight. You need to be ambitious and committed with where you want to be. Your futureself will thank you later.
Whether it’s just reading a book or article about how the first steps to be a social media influencer and blogger, give yourself a pat on the back for a great job! It may be a small thing, but it’s going to make a huge difference in the future. Appreciate your own little efforts and even your mistakes. Mistakes are big opportunities for you to learn and you should also accept them -they only make you stronger!
This is very important to remember. You’ve done your part and now what? You wait. But while you do so, continue to hustle. Learn, apply and be persistent. It will take a while, but everything will be worth it. Remember that nothing comes in easy. It’s like planting a beautiful flower. You’ll be able to see the beauty of the flower when you know you’ve worked hard in taking care of it.
Easy to read but hard to realize, right? But if you know what you want, you’ll get it. This does not only apply to bloggers and influencers, but to those who wants to be successful in life. So just go for it with 100%!
It’s significant for every future blogger and influencer to have a positive and stable mindset in order to become successful. It will be difficult and will take time to get where you want to be, but sooner or later everything will be in place. Continue to dream and start to work for it!