Balancing influencing with other work?

Influencer Insights Newsletter #60

Influencer Insights 60

How many of you have a job, or do something else besides being an influencer?

Most probably, each one of you has something else going on in your life that takes a big chunk out of it.

We kind of know what this means, so here are some short tips that you can implement in your influencer career to make it easier and more effective.

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Research thoroughly

Check the world of UGC by following industry leaders and engaging with their content. Subscribe to relevant newsletters and participate in webinars to stay ahead of trends. Regularly experiment with new tools and techniques to enhance your content quality.

Could you set aside an hour each day to explore new trends in your field?

Here is an example of an industry leader:

Build a portfolio

Assemble a comprehensive portfolio showcasing a range of projects that highlight your skills and versatility. Include case studies that detail the objectives, your creative process, and the outcomes. This not only displays your talent but also your strategic approach.

Now the question is: Is your portfolio diverse enough to appeal to different types of brands?

Pitch to brands

Develop a compelling pitch that underscores your unique perspective and past successes. Customize your approach for each brand, aligning your ideas with their marketing goals and demonstrating how your content can elevate their brand.

How can you tailor your pitches to reflect the specific needs and branding of potential clients? Here is a short example, although yours should be more personalized.

I'm [Your Name], a fashion content creator. I've successfully boosted engagement for various brands by making content that really speaks to people.

I'd love to explore how my straightforward, effective approach can do the same for you. Could we chat about a potential collaboration?

Looking forward to connecting!

Schedule filming:

Organize your week by setting aside specific days dedicated solely to content creation. This helps in maintaining a consistent output and allows you to plan your activities efficiently. Consider what tools or processes could make these days even more productive— Also, think if there are any other ways to streamline your setup or editing.

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Deliver extra value:

Consistently look for opportunities to provide additional value to your clients. This could be through offering more content variations, faster turnaround times, or post-project analytics. These extras can set you apart and lead to more sustained collaborations. What additional services or content could make you indispensable to your clients?

Balancing full-time work with UGC:

Time management: Implement a rigorous schedule with clear time blocks dedicated to different activities. Use tools like digital calendars or task management apps to keep track of your commitments and ensure you are meeting all deadlines without burning out.

Tip 1: Make sure to rest properly. While being highly active can be rewarding, it's only beneficial to a point. Not everyone will become a star, and pushing too hard can lead to burnout.

Set limits: Recognize your maximum workload and be willing to turn down projects if they exceed your capacity. This helps maintain the quality of your work and your well-being. How can you effectively assess and manage your workload to prevent overwhelm?

Tip 2: Don’t forget Tip 1

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