Posts in Work

Instahacks: 7 Women to Follow on Instagram for Aesthetic Inspiration

Instagram is a platform for visual storytelling. Straight up, that’s what it is. So naturally, accounts run by people who have mastered perfecting the “grid” are going to have a higher chance of succeeding than those that aren’t. There is so much that goes into having a great-looking feed – ensuring you have a concise content strategy, knowing who you’re speaking to, creating high-quality content, and putting it all together in a way that makes it striking to the eye. Whether you’ve already got a beautiful account or not, here… Read More

What I Did Before I Quit My 9-5 [VIDEO]

Are you craving to be your own boss and pursue freelancing or self-employment full-time? Or maybe you’re stuck in a 9-5 that is just draining the life out of you. Sure you know that working for yourself comes with its own set of drawbacks such as working insanely long hours, no medical benefits, and a lack of guaranteed income, but you also know that working for yourself will give you the freedom and control you’ve been craving to have in your life. I’ve always known that I wanted to be… Read More

Instahacks: The Benefits of Influencer Marketing for Your Business

Influencer marketing has become huge over the past couple of years. With 92% of consumers now trusting influencers more than an advertisement or traditional celebrity endorsement, it’s no wonder marketers of all kinds are shifting their budgets from traditional initiatives such as print to this¬†rapidly evolving strategy. In 2016, most marketers using influencer marketing spent between $25,000 – $50,000 per program, and planned to double that spend to $50,000 – $100,000 per campaign for 2017. The proof is really in the pudding. I’ve been on both ends of influencer marketing… Read More

Why I’m giving up my 9-5 (that I liked)

Before we begin, this isn’t your typical “I was working at a dead-end job in an industry I didn’t care about, working for people who I couldn’t relate to” soul-sucking situation. Not at all. I have a job I like. I work for one of the coolest companies in Vancouver and for some of the best people. I get to use my skills and passions, I get to take on really cool projects that have made and continue to make a difference. I work with people who I consider my… Read More

Instahacks: The best way to edit photos for Instagram

Among the questions I’m often asked when it comes to Instagram, this is one of the most common. There are many, many ways to edit photos for Instagram. From simply using the features inside the app itself, to using third-party apps such as VSCOcam and Snapseed, to my personal favourite, Adobe Lightroom. Uh oh, an Adobe program. That must be complicated. Not so fast. Those of you who already use (and likely love Lightroom) know that it doesn’t take much to get going on the program. The user interface is… Read More

Instahacks: 7 things that will get you unfollowed on Instagram

Many people are often so focused on doing what will gain them more followers, that they fail to ignore the actions they take that are causing people to unfollow them. Below are 7 reasons that people might unfollow you. If you care about that sort of thing. Posting too often No no, I’m not talking about the users who post 1-2 times per day, often with different or complementary content. I’m talking about those users who post 3 photos in a row. Of the exact same thing. Nobody wants to… Read More