Every day, I get asked questions about Instagram. It’s been happening for a long time now, despite the fact that only this week did I pass the 100K follower mark.
In the social influencing world that I operate in, there are varying standards for what is considered to be successful, but I have been paid for my work on Instagram for almost two years now. For my own purposes: only this week should I even be able to start to possibly maybe consider myself as getting to a point where I could be perhaps deemed “successful.”
So…….why have people been asking me for my tips on how to do Instagram better for, literally, years? I believe it is mainly because of one simple rule I’ve lived by since I had a lightbulb moment about a year after I joined the social network.
The rule is: Do The Work
It’s that simple.
It’s not the only principle that will help you enjoy, and see a return from, Instagram. So that’s why this is just my first post in what will be a series full of the lessons I’ve learned by screwing up a lot and learning the hard way what not to do, and thereby, what to do.
Let’s start by my expanding on what I mean when I say, Do The Work. View full post »