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The Dani The Explorer blog was created as both an educational space for content creators and a hub for folks like you to Explore life’s magic. I write about travel, lifestyle, photo, and social media topics! 

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Influencer Coach and Lifestyle Content Creator Dani The Explorer

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Ever find yourself wondering how to make your influencer dreams happen? No? Well, if you said “no,” I KNOW that’s not true because you’re literally reading this blog right now, lmao.  Anyhow, I don’t blame you for wanting to know! While becoming an Instagram influencer in 2023 isn’t easy by any means, there are SO […]


Influencer Coaching


The Best Camera Gear for Travel Bloggers & Influencers

As a travel photographer and blogger, the number one question I get about is what camera gear I use. And that’s exactly what we’re going to cover in this post! As I grew more experienced with photography and became an Instagram influencer, I saw more of a need for better equipment. The right gear can […]


Microblogging Instagram captions by Dani The Explorer

Influencer Tips

How to Write Engaging Instagram Captions with Microblogging

Instagram has gone through many changes over the years. We have Reels, IGTV, and Guides. These changes make it seem much more complicated to grow on Instagram, but one thing that hasn’t changed is the power of a good Instagram caption. And if you REALLY want to grab people’s attention while they’re scrolling, you need […]


Influencer Media Kit

Social Media

How to Create an Influencer Media Kit That Gets Brands’ Attention

Dreaming of landing paid brand deals but lost when it comes to influencer press kits? I feel that. Figuring out how to make an influencer media kit that gets brands’ attention is confusing.  That’s why this post is going to answer the questions every new influencer asks like, “What is a media kit for influencers?” […]


How to Make Money as a Content Creator Regardless of Follower Count

Social Media

How to Make Money as a Content Creator with Under 5K Followers

Oh, hey there! One of the questions I get asked the most frequently is from folks wondering how content creators make money. I mean, sure, everyone knows that you can make money being an influencer, but…. Like… Where do you even start? I want to help answer that question for you today! In this post, we’ll […]


How Much to Charge for Sponsored Instagram Posts

Influencer Tips

How Much To Charge For A Sponsored Instagram Post (Rate Calculator)

If you’re in the midst of landing brand deals but the money talk has you going “Uhhhhhhhh,” then you’re in the right place. Because yes, this post covers everything you need to know about how much to charge for a sponsored Instagram post! And if you’re landing on my blog after Googling something like, “How […]


Best Aesthetic Photo Editing Apps

Social Media

5 Aesthetic Photo Editing Apps to Take Your Pics From 0 to Hero

Okay, is it just me, or has anyone else been obsessed with the “no filter” look on Instagram? What about the film look? What about the coconut girl aesthetic? LMAO. Honestly, I want it ALL. And I have a little secret for you—you can download aesthetic photo editing apps to create these very looks or whatever other […]



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