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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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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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Microblogging Instagram captions by Dani The Explorer

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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 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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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 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 But believe me when I say you don’t have to grow a community by doing loop giveaways, comment pods, and other outdated tactics.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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Influencer Coach and Lifestyle Content Creator Dani The Explorer

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How to Become a Successful Instagram Influencer in 2022

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 2022 isn’t easy by any means, there are SO […]

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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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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

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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 (or even a TikTok)! And if you’re landing on my blog after […]

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