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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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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 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 […]

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How to Get a Paid Instagram Sponsorship

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How To Get a Paid Instagram Sponsorship (Land Your First Collab)

Figuring out how to get a paid Instagram sponsorship wasn’t easy for me. I can’t tell you how many free products I took or how many times I undercharged for my sponsorships because of something I read on Google. All that bad advice was written by social media experts who was never actually an influencer […]

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Social Media

How to Get More Story Views on Instagram for Better Engagement

Instagram Stories are an AMAZING way to show up as an influencer and connect with your audience. They’re so easy to create and make it easy to stay engaged with your followers. That might leave you wondering how to increase Story views on Instagram. Lucky for you, there are plenty of ways to increase views that […]

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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 […]

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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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