Welcome to Atlanta
Atlanta is a thriving city for business and technology and is emerging as one of the top cities for business success in the nation! With so many Fortune 500 companies headquartered here in the Empire State of the south, it is no surprise that Atlanta is moving up on the list as each day passes. Which is why I chose to move to Atlanta three years ago. It was a quite the change. Coming from a small, boring, retirement community in South Florida. But I knew it was the best for my well being and for my future career.
When I arrived in Atlanta, instead of working for one of these huge companies (that take years to climb the corporate ladder) I decided to work for myself. I began to market myself as a freelance writer for companies and restaurants around Atlanta. From there,I made the decision to start my very own food blog. I mean, not only have I always been a
fatty foodie, I also always enjoyed writing. My blog became successful quite rapidly and I envisioned making a sole income through my blogging. That is until I stumbled upon Insightpool.
A Company Fit For an Influencer
Working for myself was great! I literally made my own schedule,my own hours and I was my own CEO, manager,supervisor and marketer (whew)! One problem though, I was not earning an income that was sufficient for my lifestyle; I guess I can get a bit extravagant. So I made the executive decision to work for a company in Atlanta.But not a huge corporate powerhouse like mentioned previously, I wanted to work for a startup.
A simple Google search for “start up companies hiring in Atlanta” lead me to Atlanta Tech Village. When searching for jobs on the Atlanta Tech Village job boards, I came across Insightpool. The job immediately stood out, because it was a company that connects businesses with influencers to enable successful campaigns and promotions. This was something that I was already doing really, just I was the one being found by businesses and Public Relations companies. Social media was what I was interested in though, so Insightpool sounded like an awesome place to work for in Atlanta. So I went for it!
First Assignment with the Swim Team
This leads us to the present day. And yes, I am working with Insightpool as we speak, (well, as you read). It may only be my second week, but I feel like it was one of the best decisions I have made in my life.
Everyone at Insightpool welcomed me kindly and whole hearted, through the speakers of my laptop, since the job is mostly remote. This meant I was able to work from home, my favorite coffee shops and even Piedmont Park. This was something I never thought I would be doing. As a kid, I pictured work as being dressed up in a suit, sitting at an office chair and banging your head against the desk due to boredom. Well not at Insightpool.
My first mock assignment is what really pulled me in. I was to create a segment of food bloggers and influencers to help promote an imaginary restaurant opening in Atlanta. Once I dived into the system, I easily found hundreds of bloggers that related exactly to what I needed! Insightpool makes it so simple to shuffle through the millions of influencers, and get your search as in depth as need be!
Within minutes, I created a segment of just about one hundred influencers. All of them who I was looking for exactly. It couldn’t of been easier! After I built my mock segment, I was ready for more. I wanted to begin interacting and assisting with customers.
Simple System With Great Results
Now that I am working with clients, I can use the system to its full ability. It is funny how I have only been working with Insightpool for two weeks and I already feel like an expert. Like I can write an ebook about how the system works. “How to master Insightpool in less than a week.” Sounds accurate to me.
The system doesn’t end with just finding the influencers like many other influencer platforms. With Insightpool, once you have your segments built, you can then start to schedule campaigns. I am now assisting clients with building these campaigns, which range from campaigns on Instagram, Twitter and all the major social platforms.
Once the campaign begins, you can keep up with all of your engagements with the “Insights” tab. I create documents for clients with how many likes, comments, retweets and quote replies that their campaigns have received. It is always great to see a happy customer after a successful campaign!
Growth with Insightpool
If I have not made it apparent enough, I am loving working with Insightpool so far. I can’t believe I actually get to run social media accounts and write blog posts as well. This is literally what I love to do, and I was doing it for myself before!
Insightpool is hands down the most exciting job I have ever had. The work load can grow and start to build up, but I can work while sipping coffee if I want to (no manager breathing down my neck). It is definitely a job for those who are results oriented and don’t need that presence of a manager to get work done. I can’t wait to see what the future holds for Insightpool. In my opinion, it will probably be the Google for influencer searches one day