The truth about growing your following on Instagram in 2019, & the pros & cons of using Instagram sponsored ads

The truth about growing your following on Instagram in 2019, & the pros & cons of using Instagram sponsored ads

I am a blogger, influencer and photographer, and started my Instagram handle @thingstodot in June 2015 and have grown it to 88k+ followers in a little more than 4 years. It has been a long and passionate journey so far, that has taught me many different things about this platform. In this article I want to talk about my experience with growing my Instagram following in 2019 and why I use Instagram sponsored ads. 

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Travel Blogging as a career option

Travel Blogging as a career option

I get a lot of messages from young people on my Instagram who want to pursue travel blogging as their career. I honestly don't know how you can do this. One thing I know for sure is that it takes years of persistent hard work to grow a following on social media and get enough visitors on your blog before you can start getting brand sponsorships or start getting paid to travel.

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How Instagram hashtags are helping me to get more followers & increase my account's engagement

How Instagram hashtags are helping me to get more followers & increase my account's engagement

I joined Instagram in June 2015 to bring more traffic to my blog. Back then social media was a completely new field for me. When I heard the word ‘hashtags’, I had to google search the term to find out what it meant! Fast forward 2019, I have taken my Instagram handle @thingstodot to 45.7k (as of today)…

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