In this inaugural episode of #HighlySoughtAfter, I sat down with OG influencer Xiaxue to chat about her journey to social media fame. She has 594K followers on Instagram and 238K subscribers on YouTube. Love her or hate her, when she speaks, people sit up and listen.Pay special attention to 51:43 when Xiaxue shared her unique way of dealing with haters on social media. Her answer was EPIC! Also listen out for her answers to the following questions. Has fame changed you for worse or for good? 7:50How do you stay so prolific (when many others during your time are now “have beens”? 30:40How did you find your own unique voice as an influencer? 33:19You have a knack in picking up a good story, how do you spot a good story/post? Do you have a creative process? 36:48What were some of your most memorable content (across your blog, Instagram & YouTube)? 38:17You have very hard-core fans. Why do you think they like you so much? 40:22What are your tips when it comes to Instagram? 44:56What are your tips when it comes to YouTube? 46:53Were you happier with 1000 followers or 100,000 followers? 48:06You have a lot of haters too, but they never seem to intimidate you. How do you do that? 51:43What would you advise entrepreneurs who are trying to put themselves out there on social media? 56:34How do we decide which social media platform to be on? 58:46If you want to keep in touch with Xiaxue, you can reach her on Instagram @xiaxueThank you for listening to this inaugural episode of #HighlySoughtAfter! If you enjoyed this episode, please help me hit the ‘subscribe’ button if you’re listening on Apple Podcasts or hit the ‘follow’ button if you are listening on Spotify. I would also love to hear your biggest takeaway from this episode! Here’s how: take a screenshot of you listening to #HighlySoughtAfter and tag me on Instagram. My handle is @ericgoesglobal. This way, I can personally thank you!