Although it feels like everybody and their mama is an influencer nowadays, the truth is being an impactful influencer is hard work.
Maybe you had to get yourself on a rigorous posting schedule so that you could beat the IG algorithm.
Perhaps you had to learn ways to caption your photos for SEO optimization, while ALSO finding ways to relate to your audience.
Or maybe you finally scored the collaboration of your dreams after sending out what felt like 50,000 emails with no response, and now you have a story to tell.
We want to know the tips and tricks you've learned along the way to becoming an influencer. Share your thoughts down in the comment section — you may just see yourself in a BuzzFeed Community post or video!