COVER STORY: Social media icon Jessica Markowski: How to become a full-time Instagrammer


Jessica Markowski is a Model, Actress and Social Media Influencer with over 175,000 followers on Instagram. Although she has origins from Poland, Jessica is native New Yorker, born and raised in New York City. living her American dream  Jessica is a full-time Instagrammer and she has shared her Social media ideas and advices with A-list publications. This time with us! She shared few tips about how to become a fuul-time Instagrammer:



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How to start


I think it is first important for you to understand your niche. You have to have a core understanding of who you are, what to represent and what can differentiate you from everyone else. I think from you know your values, you can create Instagram into a business that can hopefully lead to becoming full-time.


Last Minute Christmas Shopping! ?

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How to know what is my field


I think that ties a lot back to knowing yourself. Know your passions, your hobbies, your line of work, and know what it is that YOU are good at. If you are an amazing photographer, show that. If you are good at cooking, show that!  I think you just have to figure out what is special about you that you would want the world to admire and know you for.

Baby, it's cold outside! ❄️

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How to get followers


I think gaining a following is different per individual. But here are a few things I think are a good place to start:


1. Use the right hashtags. Hashtags are a great way to introduce your platform to people who have not seen your account in the first place. It increases the number of eyes on your page.
2. Create a good visual. I think the photographs would be high-level quality, portray a particular emotion. I think those of main reasons why we are compelled to follow certain people in the first place.
3. Post at a particular time. From doing this for a period of time, I have a home to realize what time of day my audience is most engaged and most likely to like my photos.

Breathe ⚫️⚪️?

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How to influence others


Here are my top 4 values I kept with me in hopes of becoming influential:

1. Be very honest about your emotions and own them.
2. Show you are glad for others.
3. Be strong for others.
4. Choose to be happy.


How to maintain


I think it certainly is important to know and connect with your audience. Know who they are, what they like. Try to understand what is the core reason why they are following you in the first place. I think about that before every outfit, every partnership I make, every shoot I have. Not only do I want the image to satisfy me, I want to satisfy everyone who is inspired by me.