LadyBossblogger: how to make money as an influencer

Over the past couple of months, I’ve been researching ways I can make money from my Instagram and the world though going through a dilemma granted my request. I came across a course on how to make money as an Instagram influencer and I won’t lie, I was very excited about it. See I’ve been on Instagram for almost 3 years now and growing as an influencer is as important as making money from it because let’s be real followers won’t pay your bills.

In less than a month, I’ve learnt a lot from taking a course with LadyBossblogger which you can find here. She has detailed explanations of things you can do, how to utilize your Instagram page and how to start making money from it and the best part about everything is that it’s very user friendly and designed for any one from hectic 9 – 5 to a freelancer. 

Here is the course breakdown on what I learnt and I’m still learning.

  • Introduction: how do you introduce yourself on Instagram. Your expectations, common mistakes we make as beginners etc.
  • Branding: how to brand your Instagram and create an aesthetically pleasing page.
  • How to create content
  • Rate card: how to create your rate card etc.
  • How to pitch yourself to brands.

There’s many more where that came from. 

A lot of people will say oh I don’t need to make from Instagram, I have a job or I already make money from it. Well regardless, everyone needs an extra source of income and this course Elaine has created doesn’t discriminate.

In our bid to thank you guys for the read and being amazing, I and Elaine have collaborated to have a GIVEAWAY on Instagram. One lucky reader will win a course with the ladyBossblogger. 

To win though you have to enter this giveaway by

You can also use my code: AYAHATTIH to get 40% off on any course you take with the LadyBossblogger.

I want to give a big shout out and thank you to Elaine and LadyBossblogger for sponsoring this post and I’ll be sure to announce the winner of the giveaway in my next LadyBossblogger post. Be on the lookout.

|5 tips on how to look more Stylish this summer|

Hey Fashionistas,

Currently listening to Love Nwantinti | Ckay ft Joeboy.

With all that has been happening, we aren’t sure summer is still a thing but whatever is the case, being fully prepared for summer is not out of reach. This simple tips will make you look fashionable, stylish and classy.

Tip 1 – Wear a Hat

If there’s one thing that summer is known for its hats. Straw hats, bucket hats, fedora hats. Wearing a hat with your summer dress instantly makes you more stylish.


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Older and more Fabulous in Black

Hey Fashionistas,

Currently listening to Need You By Fire Boy🎵….

Long time no post. I have to admit to my obvious slacking, i did promise to upload once a week but life happened and with life comes challenges. This post to meant to be a birthday appreciation post to thank God for adding one more 9year to my life. Last year, i had a birthday wish list (read here) and I have to admit 75% on the list was fulfilled one way of another, even though not the same year but still it happened. There are a few thing I’ve learnt as time passes and they include:

EMBRACING AGE

I have to admit growing up is scary especially when it feels like you haven’t gotten everything figured out, but the truth is nothing is ever figured out. We learn as we age and growth is very important. Clocking a new age just means you’re getting wiser.

TRAVELING MORE

I’m not a travel nomad but I surely take any opportunity of travel to new places and explore new things. My friends would call me movement but what better way to live life than travel the world. Hopefully this year I visit one place outside Nigeria.

PRAYING MORE

I have to admit, I’ve been slacking in this but the older you get the more you realize prayer is the key to so many things. I’m not saying you should spend your days in church without work but prayer works and it keeps you in tune with GOD.

DELIBERATELY BEING A GOOD PERSON

It’s easy to be lost the world of vengeance, karma and bad people. being a good person will be hard of its important to be good inside and out. The world is a bad place but remain a light in the mist of darkness.

READ ALSO: Older in brown.

EMBRACE CHANGE

There’s one thing that hits us hard and that is changes. For this past year, I’ve gone through so much changes i didn’t believe I would ever have to go through. Call me sheltered but Life did hit me hard this last year and my views are beginning to change on so may things.

BE HAPPY

Happiness is subjective and shouldn’t be place in the hands of a person. Learning to embrace the little things in life is a key to unlocking happiness.|Thank You For Reading|

|Two ways to colour block a pink blazer|

Hey Fashionistas,

Currently listening to 80’s Film🎵| Jon Bellion

While I did promise to upload a post every Wednesday, I thrive in my ability to be inconsistent but my 2020 mantra is to post more so I had to shun bad network and laziness to put up a blog post. I’ll be sharing 2 ways to colour block a fuchsia pink blazer. The blazer was purchased from thrifted pieces; an online Instagram store and it cost N3800. Style is the very essence of my survival (ish) and as a budget friendly human woman, I always look for new ways to style old pieces which is what came to mind when picking this outfits were worn.

Look 1:

I coloured blocked red and pink. While red and pink works perfectly together, alot of people regretfully hate this colour combo. This look would work perfectly well for an office outfit especially since the lovers month is days away. I used white shades to compliment the look.

Look 2

I paired 2 shades of pink, orange, red and neon orange to get the rainbow look. Call me Rainbow but I loved this look alot. It brings a sense of sunshine with it.

PS: If you aren’t comfortable with shorts you can alternate it with a trouser.

Which look do you prefer?

Do leave your replies in the comment section..

Till my next post…

2020 | A New Dawn |

HAPPY NEW YEAR 🎊

Currently listening to…

Please Me🎶🎶 | Bruno Mars ft Cardi B

While laying on my bed during the cross over into a new year, I couldn’t help but realise that things were different. This night wasn’t like the usual new year eves we would’ve spent in church or infront of the Tv but a calm reflection in the dark of night that a new dawn was upon us.

You see, as my mother blew her plastic trumpet, fire works went into the night sky and bangers the sound of bombs blasted away into the night, I was reminded of all the things I should keep thanking God for: life, family, shelter, good health, and friends we didn’t need to cut off every year.

For once I didn’t write new year resolutions that would probably not last till the 2nd week of February, but I has a silent resolve in my heart to believe that God would make 2020 better than 2019 and all I needed was his Grace. The grace to work harder, be prepared for any opportunities that presented itself and to be consciously disciplined in my drive for success.

2019 is gone but we keep the memories of the people we loved, lost, those we hold dear to our heart, the tasks we failed, those we accomplished and the life we lived. Goodbye 2019 and cheers to a Victorious 2020.

How to style Nude and Brown in this season

Hey Fashionistas,

Currently listening to…

Count on Me🎵🎵| Johnny Drille

As much as we like to feel like autumn exist in Nigeria (it doesn’t), it doesn’t stop us from following fashion trends and owing the fashion street. While the weather transitions from summer to fall, it is paramount to loose those sunny happy colours and adapt darker earthy tones. Don’t ask me why, it’s an unspoken rule by the fashion gods.

Pairing Nude and brown is one of the most stylish and simple ways to pair these colours. The nude compliments the brown and makes the look instantly classy. Just like in when I styled it here

When I went thrift shopping, I got the best deals for this outfit and shared how to get the best from thrifting here. I paired a brown trouser I’ve worn before here and a nude peplum blouse. I didn’t want the outfit too brown like how I did here, so I paired it with a black stiletto and white fringed earrings which I wrote was a 2019 trend here.

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TAKING STOCK |Curated Outfits, Reading List and Current Playlist|

Currently listening to…

All time low🎵|Jon Bellion

Happy New Month and Welcome to September…

For the past month, going out has become somewhat normal and its beginning to fit into my timetable. Dressing up is an aspect of my life I love so much and having an opportunity to dress up  is something I appreciate. I decided to curate my outfit of the last month.

Basically, I highlighted outfits I felt the most comfortable and fashionable in.

Outfit 1

A yellow palazzo and white chiffon top. I paired it with dangling earrings and my favourite go to espadrilles.

Outfit 2

I paired this hand made wrap dress with a tinkerbell inspired shoe and a purse from miniso. I loved the tinkerbell look it gave me.

Dress: handmade by me

Outfit 3

My favourite look for the month. I paired an Ankara top with a red palazzo and DIY mules. I absolutely loved the outcome.

Top: one on one clothing

Palazzo: hand made by me.

Outfit 4

I embraced the colour block trend and went with 3 string colours. Yellow, orange and red. I wore a neutral shoe to ton down the colours.

Blazer: One on one clothing

Outfit 5

A pink off shoulder top paired with an Ankara palazzo paired with DIY mules.

Top and Palazzo: hand made by me

You can also read on where I rocked this outfit to here.

Outfit 6

I wore an oversized shirt, a belt to bring it to size and a strappy sandal to make it dressy. You can read on the history of this shirt here.

Outfit 7

Handmade dress by me. I decided to be a red queen and show my monochrome through a different method. I paired the red dress with a red shoe.

CURRENTLY READING

For the last month, I’ve been reading a book called fireproof by Eric Wilson.

CURRENTLY LISTENING

I’m currently on a Jon Bellion row. I can’t help but put most of his songs on repeat. It speaks to me on another level. My favourite for now would be Fashion.

CURRENTLY WATCHING

You know me and movies are buddies. Asides from the recent movies coming out with I haven’t watched, I’m catching up on my favourite series while waiting for the new seasons.

1. CHARMED

2. CHICAGO MED

3. NEW AMSTERDAM

4. DYNASTY

What are you taking stock of this new month?

Please do leave your answers in the comment section ..

I lost my boyfriend but I gained a Shirt

Currently listening to….

Don’t Jealous Me🎶🎵 | Tekno, Yemi Alade & Mr Eazi.

If there’s one thing any female wants, it’s having unlimited access to a raid their mans wardrobe. This does not however prove to be important because regardless of how many shirts you gain, it doesn’t act as a mucilage.

During a closet declutter, I came across a shirt which I inherited from a prospective boyfriend. Now my case is different because it wasn’t an unlimited access but as a parting gift. A summer whirl wind romance just like in the movie “the Vow” and when we parted ways, the shirt was a reminder of our growing love.

Fast forward a year later, the romance had died and the boyfriend long gone but the shirt, still available and ready to be worn. Thank You Fashion Jesus.🙏 while the universe did say No to my self inflicted long distance relationship, it said YES to me owning an over size shirt and being a fashion expert.

As a fashion expert, I can very much conclude such shirts are very versatile. Ladies, you know what I mean? Night wears, shirt dresses, over size shirts you can rock with mom jeans or skinny jeans. The universe did speak and I listened.

How would you rock your Ex Boyfriend’s shirt?

| Thank You For Reading|

|I embraced my inner child| Things you should know when you visit pleasure park.

Currently listening to Mockingbird 🎶| Eminem

Being away from writing and slightly depressed from not having a job yet. I took a day to myself to hang out with a friend and enjoy a city I’ve lived in my whole life but haven’t explored.

I visited pleasure park in Port-Harcourt as a first timer. Surprising ehn! For a chic who claims to be a PH city girl, I haven’t visited one of the most toured locations in River State.

Pleasure Park is located in somewhat the centre of town and very accessible. I went on a week day because I didn’t want to be hounded by little children but you know what? they were millions of little children running around like minions. Apparently its holiday time.

Gate Fee: to gain entrance much like any place, you pay a non refund fee of N500 and a parking fee of N300 but I think those work on week days. I’ll go on the weekend to find out the price range but I’m guessing it might be more expensive.

Fun Things to Try

If you’re going to visit pleasure park and you want to have the maximum fun, these are a list of fun activities to try out

Boat Ride: they have a mini lake in the centre ish all you have to do is pay N2500 and you’ll enjoy a ride with a life guard and jacket of course.

Shooting Range: I didn’t go in because I wasn’t with enough money but I think it’s also N2500 but I can’t say for sure.

Bull Ride: I only ever see this in cowboy movies but seeing it in real life was cool too. I didn’t try it since it wasn’t actually put to use.

Train Ride: the train ride is N500. Personally I think it’s a bit fun mainly cause it will take you round the park.

There’s a merry go round, bouncing castles and all the usual things for kids.

Restaurant

I have to tell you the truth and I’m not dissing the cook or cooks but the food is mad average and not exactly worth the price.

Pop Corn which I love whole heartedly was a disappointment. It was overly burnt and sprinkled with milk to make up for the tacky way it was made.

Ambience

It’s a serene place to visit: the air, the vibe, everything. You can just go there and enjoy the environment without actually spending too much money.

Note: this is based on my experience at the said location. Your trip there might give you a different experience. I hope it’s fun for you as it was for me.

Photocredit: shot and edited with Google pixel and Samsung Galaxy by styleamira and the_brethren.

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The style tips to take your casual outfits to the next level

Hey Fashionistas,

Currently listening to Juice🎵 | lizzo

If there’s one thing I know, we always want to slay as individuals. Alot of times we dress so casually that’s we forget the phrase it’s not what you wear but how you wear it. You can take an everyday casual outfit to the slay level with these tips:

Sneakers

Sneakers always make an outfit fly as hell. A lot of outfits look better and slayish if paired with a sneakers.

A trendy accessory

I’m not going to lie. Trendy accessory make an outfit sometimes. I wore a black straw hat and used my PVC handbag from allthingschic.

Shades

Sun glasses always work and upgrades an outfit. I know Corp members always look fly when wear shades. The perfect pair of shades will make you look fly and up to date.

I hope this post has been helpful.

How do you upgrade your casual outfit? Do leave your tip in the comment section.

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