It's gonna be scary, just own it
Find a platform that works for you
SOCIAL MEDIA IS YOUR BEST FRIEND
It's important to know who you are talking to when on social media. Your audience on Instagram is different than your audience on Facebook. Instagram is made up of younger viewers whereas Facebook will contain young adults+. If youre writing a blog about, lets say, parenting tips you would want to dedicate your focus to growing your Facebook platform. But this doesn't mean you should only use one social platform... USE THEM ALL! The bigger reach the better.
your insta better aesthetic af
Making money is harder than it seems
To apply for Reward Style (AKA #liketoknowit) your Instagram following should be at least 2000, and you should have fairly heavy traffic to your site. WARNING: You can only apply to Reward Style once, so make it could (I learned this the hard way). Seek out affiliate programs such as Social Fabric or Amazon Affiliate. Click here to read the ULTIMATE guide to making money (via IFB).
consistent posting matters
hashtags, hashtags, hashtag
Another tip I wish I would have known about YEARS ago is using an Instagram liking bot to grow your following. No, an Insta liking bot doesn't buy likes or followers for you. This tool will automatically like peoples photographs if they follow similar people or use the same hashtags as you. Pretty cool, right? I've been using it for less than a month and, so far, my following has increased 600 followers! There are tons of different 'liking bot' companies out there, but they usually don't come cheap. Do your research!
it's ok to ask for help
"Thanks so much for your email, you are so sweet!! Congrats on starting a blog, that is very exciting!!! Blogging is a lot of fun, but it’s a lot of work too. Just keep in mind as you’re reading this that there are unfortunately no secret formulas, just a few things you can do to make it a more enjoyable experience for you, and when it’s enjoyable for you, people will want to follow.
First off, I want to be cautiously optimistic. There are SO many bloggers out there, literally millions. So starting a blog is hard because from the very beginning you’re watered down by millions of others trying to do the exact same thing as you. It’s not necessarily a reason not to start, but just something to keep in mind.
Most of the successful bloggers that I follow are those that started blogs just for the fun of it. They had something about them that they wanted to share, not to make money or to become instafamous, but just to share. Because of this they are able to stay true to who they are and stick to that without being molded and shaped by others. I know so many girls, many of them close friends, who have started blogs because they thought it would be a quick buck. Unfortunately it’s not, and all of them end up quitting. So try to have fun and not worry about money.
When you do start to do promotional posts dont overload your social medias with constant promotions. You need to have content that is just you being you mixed in with the campaigns. And don’t work with any company that you don’t love!
Be patient. It takes a LOT of time to build a following so don’t feel like quitting after just 6 months or so because you still don’t have the results you planned for. You will have to invest a lot of time with little to zero return for a while so thats why it helps if you love what you’re blogging about.
Hopefully this helped!!! Good luck!!"