WRITTEN BY ANNA MADSEN
Meet the multi-talented yet oh-so-humble-about it Xenia Tchoumi who is currently sweeping through the digital industry with a Dior bag and an empowered look on life. We talk about the struggles she has gone through on her way to success, but how having the right attitude can take you anywhere. Plus how she looks gorgeous on a day-to-day.
With a total of eight million followers across your social media channels you’ve racked up quite a following. With such influence comes responsibility. What are your tips for using social media responsibly and avoiding negative attention for other girls also seeking out to become mindful influencers?
Be yourself, take inspiration from women you love online but don’t be a copy cat. Work on your pages consistently, timing and rhythm are fundamental. Educate yourself: there’s plenty of good advice online on how to be a successful creator in your field.
Regarding bullying; there are two ways; you either completely ignore (it will go away) or you expose the bully to the rest of your audience for them to take care of this person. Both are very effective ways. But do not let it affect you and look at them with compassion; if the same bully was in front of you in real life, he or she wouldn’t have the courage to say even 20% of what they are capable to write!
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