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Things Nobody Tells You About Being An Influencer

Thinking about being an influencer? Here are a few things you should keep in mind before you become one.

Being an influencer is no less than being a celebrity. You are constantly under watch and every little move you make is placed under the magnifying glass. In the age of raging social media, being an influencer is a career choice that many people across age groups are making. People are even leaving their 9 to 5 jobs to become an influencer on social media. Don’t get us wrong, the job an influencer is not easy. You have to keep up with so much competition while bringing out fresh ideas for content and also stay on track with the present social media trends. Here are a few things that nobody tells you about being an influencer.

It Is A Slow Road To Success

You do not have the luxury to take a fast track to becoming an influencer. It is a long and tedious journey before you are recognized and well, “verified”. This is because making it big as an influencer means creating an impact with your content that would reach millions of people. Also, people have to be attracted and interested in your content. This means you need to come up with content ideas that are unique and fresh –something that has never been done before. You may also hit a block from time to time, but giving up is not the solution. If you want to become an influencer, you need to be prepared for the amount of time it would take.

People Will Attack You

Look, the internet is nasty. Ever since people have gotten on board with social media, they have gained a free pass to attack whoever they like hiding behind the anonymity of keyboards. Being an influencer means you have to deal with hate comments and attacks. People will have one foot forward to point out even the slightest slip you make. However, you cannot let it get to you.

You Will Have Influence

You will have huge power in your hands and with great power comes greater responsibility. You will have a massive influence on your followers and that’s why you will be an influencer. This means every action you do, everything you say will have an impact on people and society. Be careful and make positive impact on your community as an influencer.

Urbee Sarkar

A content writer by the day and hardcore Netflix enthusiast by the night, Urbee believes the world to be a story, a ‘tour de force’ in the making. A blind supporter of coffee, she spends her time with her face buried in books on most days when she is not writing. On the other days, she strums her favourite songs while secretly planning for her next trip into the mountains. Urbee is a lit post-grad who has worked as a feature writer for digital media firms and believes the content industry to be her calling.
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