This article was written for Daily Hive by Jina Marwood of ID Agency.
Instagram has become a massive platform for businesses to leverage and help get their products and services out into the world, and influencers have quickly become one of their best marketing tactics to do so.
We’ve rounded up a variety of influencers who have a wide range of different content verticals. These 10 Toronto-based influencers have shown us how to transform their social media presence into successful careers.
Rupert is a Toronto-based photographer that works for Livestock Canada, with expertise in film, fashion, and portrait photography. You can visit his website for an extensive list of the companies he’s worked with, including Lululemon and Hypergrand.
Maddie is a fitness, lifestyle, and health blogger & Youtuber — with nearly 1 million followers on her fitness Instagram account. She also started her own business after releasing a cookbook, which you can purchase online here.
Ryan is Toronto’s go-to influencer for any food reviews and recommendations. With 270,000 followers, he’s successfully collaborated with restaurants all across the GTA, including Union Chicken and Sansotei Ramen. If you weren’t hungry before, you will be.
Sarah is a lifestyle influencer with over 60,000 followers on Instagram and just over 3,000 on her food account. Her content focuses on (but is definitely not limited to) product recommendations, fashion inspiration, and her favourite eats in the GTA.
Nathaniel is a personal trainer and entrepreneur. When he’s not working on fitness programs, available to purchase on his website, he’s running an e-commerce streetwear clothing brand called Noir-X. His company offers workout gear, accessories, and eye-catching pieces for everyday wear.
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