Social media is a big thing now, take it or leave it. Many people have taken advantage of it and have been cashing out greatly. In this article, we will discuss 7 People who got rich and famous on social media using social media and lessons we can learn from them. The first in the list is :
Justin Bieber is one of the finest examples of people who achieved success and fame using social media. A talent manager, Scooter Braun discovered him on YouTube after accidentally clicking on his video and the rest is history. Justin Bieber is currently one of the biggest young artists in the world.
The singer, Susan Boyle took advantage of the prospects of YouTube and that gained her fame. She performed Les Miserables’ “I Dream a Dream on Britain Got Talent. After the video was posted, she received calls from several record labels and cashed in $8 million in recording and advertising deals. So you can also take your talent to the next level by capitalizing on social media networks.
Take about Vine and the first name that comes handy is Brittany Furlan. She gained attention with her comedy skills through Vine. She currently has more than 9 million followers on the site and recently had a development deal for a sketch comedy show. So you don’t always have to wait for someone to make you big. If the opportunities are not coming, find one yourself.
Kate Upton had a problem getting a job until she had a deal with Sports Illustrated. She achieved this partly because of her popularity on YouTube with her videos. She had more than a million view with a video in which she did the Dougie at an L.A Clippers game. She has a job now. You can also show your talent online, someone may be watching.
Wedley Estime displayed his football talent and skill on by posting a video on YouTube. This gained him attention from recruiters and had numerous offers. He then chose to sign with Virginia Tech and is now known as Dadi Nicolas. So when you not getting the needed attention, turn to social media.
Unlike others who take calculated steps to become famous using social media, Alex Lee was shot to fame accidentally. It all started with a picture of him taken while working at a Target supermarket. This picture was posted on Twitter, had 800,000 views and that started the hashtag #alexfromtarget. This gained him an appearance on The Ellen Show and now played roles in movies and music videos.
Nash Grier is one of the popular Viners you can talk of. He currently has more than 12 million Vine followers, 8 million on Instagram and almost 5 million on YouTube. He is able to make $25,000 to $100,000 when he advertise a product in his vine videos.