I Asked My Audience to Air Out Their Influencer Complaints
Here's the thing about my followers: I see them as friends; my tribe; my community. I trust their judgement and for the ones who have stuck around for quite some time, I know they'll always give it to me straight.
I think to find success in this industry as an "influencer", you have to have many things, and wear many hats; but two things I always push to the top of my list are:influencer Complaints
1 / The willingness to evolve with the thought of "I can always do better"
2/ The ability to hear your audience, which goes beyond just listeninginfluencer Complaints
So in the spirit of always working towards that success, I like to take to Instagram every once in a while and ask for my followers' input. This week, I decided to ask them two questions and was blown away by how valuable my followers' answers were...Influencer Complaints
WHAT IS SOMETHING YOU'RE TIRED OF SEEING FROM INFLUENCERS?
WHAT IS SOMETHING YOU WISH YOU SAW MORE OF FROM INFLUENCERS?
Seemingly Inauthentic Partnerships
Unrealistic or Unaffordable Things
Lack of Originality
Too Much Push on Sales
Inauthenticity & Lack of Relatability
Unengaging or Bad Content
A few answers that didn't fall into a category that I chose to leave out, because I wanted to emphasize the ones that our followers are collectively tired of.
I Then Asked What They Wish They Saw More Often
The answers fell into the four categories on the chart, for the most part! Some other answers:
So, whether you're reading this post as a fellow influencer or a reader, where does that leave you?
This poll was probably my most valuable one to-date, and such a great learning tool for me personally.
Hope you were able to take away some insight too!