What is a social media influencer?

As social media continues to endlessly grow, it’s no surprise that the job title of “influencer” is a hot topic. Social media influencers are people with a large following on platforms such as Instagram, Youtube, Twitter, or even Snapchat, who are paid by companies to promote different products. Often time they work with companies to produce blog posts, short sponsored films, or advertisements with their endorsement. Research by Twitter suggests that 40% of users make purchases based on a direct Tweet from an influencer. 

Become a fashion blogger, influencer, or Instagrammer with these fashion career tips for young creatives.

featured: ceilidh joy, instagrammer

Location:  New York City

Position:  Vintage buyer, brand consultant, freelance model

Go-to-outfit:  Sweatshirts

Proudest moment:  Getting a page in NYLON. That was rad.

Advice for her younger self:  Relax, don't be so ignorant, and stop being such a damn teenager.