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    Updated on 10 Aug 2018. Posted on 1 Feb 2018

    19 Secrets Girls Who Make Money On Instagram Want You To Know

    Being Insta-famous isn't as easy as it seems.

    We chatted to makeup superstar Rowi Singh, holistic healthy guru Sarah's Day, and fashion/fitness model Steph Claire Smith to get the lowdown on what it takes to be Insta-famous.

    1. It can take ages to get the perfect shot.

    2. But you don't have to overthink it.

    3. Most Instagrammers will use the holy grail of photo editing apps.

    4. It's not easy to build a big following.

    5. But you can kind of see what your audience likes from you, and keep doing that.

    6. Though at the end of the day, it's your own page, and no one else's.

    7. Ring lights are holy grail.

    8. But nothing can beat natural light!

    9. A Bluetooth remote for taking photos makes getting pics of yourself so much easier.

    10. If you get someone else to take your pics, don't be afraid to tell them what to do.

    11. Think about the order in which you're uploading your pics, and how they'll look together on your profile.

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    "I'll post [makeup] looks with similar colour hues because it looks pretty!" says Rowi.

    12. And if you're all about spreading messages, think about your caption before you take the pic.

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    "I encourage everyone to think about what emotion, mood, or energy you’re trying to project through the image," says Sarah. "My page is all about the caption and message. While many people consider their caption an afterthought, I suppose I work backwards, create the caption, and then take an image to suit."

    13. FYI, food isn't actually always that pretty.

    14. You have to really keep up with posting regularly in order to grow a following.

    15. But Insta stories are for posting whatever the hell you feel like.

    16. Tag any brands you feature in photos, whether it's clothing, makeup, cafes, or food.

    17. There isn't really a one-size-fits-all approach to doing sponsored content.

    18. But don't wait for brands to come knocking at your door.

    19. And finally, just have fun.

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