Instagram Influencer Spotlight On: Sarah Shafni @sarashafni

1) Tell us a little about yourself. What are you doing now and where do you come from?

I’m a Dubai born and bred, Srilankan national. An award winning fashion blogger.

I used to work for an international organisation and was part of the corporate world, I realised there was more to me as a creative individual I wanted to voice my opinions and help people, especially women globally so I started my blog 6 years ago and I now am a full fledged blogger and influencer.

2) What are your topics of interest? What do you post on Instagram the most?

I’m a passionate advocate in promoting modest fashion, body positivity and diversity through my blog and social media platforms.

3) How did your Instagram name come about?

It’s my name. I wanted to use my own name to brand my Instagram.

4) What are some apps you use to edit your photos? Share with us your photo-editing routine!

Picsart for creative and artistic editing.

5) Any Instagrammers whom you really like? Which Instagrammer inspires you the most?

@nabela inspires me with her body positivity and her passion & awareness for equality for plus sized women and women of colour in the social media world.

6) What’s your favorite part about being an influencer?

To share my voice and opinions to my followers.
I love to be able to create quality content and love working with brands and making new collaborative relationships.

7) What’s your favorite part about StarNgage? Any exciting campaigns that you have joined through StarNgage before?

I love how I’m able to share my statistics and profile with my brands to have an insight on my work.

8) What are some of your top tips to brands for running campaigns? How do you maintain authenticity?

Look for influencers with quality content and knowledge of what they’re doing. Stop aiming for influencers with numbers. Make time to go through the content to understand the influencer behaviour.

9) What would your advice be on the importance of quality and original content?

Quality and original content is very important.
In this competitive world of social media this is the only thing that will bring you forward and make a difference.

10) What do you like best about partnering with brands?

New relationships, a better understanding of a brand. And a great opportunity to showcase your talent.


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