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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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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 […]

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How to Get 100k+ Instagram Followers | I Did It, You Can Too

So you want to gain 100K Instagram followers? I get it! Maybe you have been posting a lot and grew a little already, but you are ready to take your growth up a notch. Or maybe, you feel like you haven’t grown in a while and want to get off the plateau. Regardless of your […]

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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 […]

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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?” […]

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How I Beat the 2022 Instagram Algorithm & Gained 100K Followers

Ever feel like your content just isn’t getting “seen” anymore? Or maybe you feel like it’s next to impossible to grow. But I promise it isn’t. If you feel like you’re on the struggle bus and the 2022 Instagram algorithm is bringing you down, it’s time to rethink your strategy. Developing a fool-proof content strategy […]

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How to Pitch Brands & Land Your Dream Paid Collab

As an influencer, I’ve seen a lot of brand deals come my way. And when new creators ask me the secret to landing 4 and 5-figure deals, I’m always surprised to find that these creators are waiting for brands to come to them. So wanna know the secret to getting the paid sponsors of your […]

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6 Reasons Why Brands Aren’t Paying You & How to Fix That

Now getting the brand deals you want? This post is for you! Let me guess: you’re a current or aspiring influencer aware of the money-making potential in the online space. You know that one of the best ways for influencers to make money is to get brand deals, but you have no idea where to […]

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How to Turn a Gifted Collab Into a Paid Partnership

“Oh, hey there! We would love to send you this free bottle of mascara in exchange for a TikTok review on your page!”  Ever receive emails like these and find yourself annoyed by all the gifted brand emails you’re getting? Today I want to talk about how to turn a gifted collaboration into a paid […]

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How to Gain Instagram Followers Organically

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How to Gain Instagram Followers Organically in 2022

Growing on Instagram is hard as is! But believe me when I say you don’t have to grow a community by doing loop giveaways, comment pods, and other outdated tactics. That’s why today we’re covering how to gain Instagram followers organically in 2022. As a full-time influencer, I’ve been able to beat the Instagram algorithm […]

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

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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 […]

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