It all started in Hawaii, and became an overnight success in the bikini world.
How two best friends started up a bikini blog and literally became an overnight success.
Meet best-friends Tash Oakley and Devin Brugman…24 years old. They make (a ton) of money travelling the world, staying at 5 star hotels and taking pictures on the beach…literally the best job in the world. And it all started with a brilliant business idea while living and working in Hawaii together.
It all started in Hawaii.
When they were living in Hawaii, they were in bikinis all the time (naturally) and started taking pictures of each other in their free time. So they started a Facebook page and an Instagram account and called it A BIKINI A DAY. I mean how could it not do well?
“I lived with Devin until I figured out what I was going to do, and then we just became joined at the hip, like 24/7. I slept in the same bed with Devin for four months.” -Tash Oakley
They posted all of their photos online and woke up with a huge following.
They were literally an overnight success…with bikini and fashion brands contacting them within 24 hours of launching their social media accounts. That was enough confirmation to continue with the brand taking pictures of different bikinis in gorgeous locations.
“I will never forget the night in LA when we decided to start it. We started Instagram, started Facebook and by the next day we had thousands of followers and instantly we had brands inquiring.” -Tash Oakley
They’re sexy, smart and incredibly business savvy.
They now have millions of followers on their social media channels, and have a website with daily emails, articles and an online bikini shop. They’ve even launched their own bikini brand called Monday Swimwear, which has been work by celebrities and models around the world.
“We wanted to create a place where all the bikini lovers of the world could come together to obsess over bikinis every single day.” -Devin Brugman
It’s now turned into an international fashion and lifestyle brand.
They’ve been featured in numerous fashion magazines and brands around the world…Cosmopolitan, Fitness Magazine, GQ, Harpers Bazaar, just to name a few. Exotics destinations, five star resorts,fashion and beauty brands from around the world are constantly requesting to work with them in exchange for a social media presence.
Jealous Yet? Here’s what we suggest you do…
1. Follow them on Instagram to keep updated on their daily bikini hustle:
2. Pick a niche you know and love.
Whether that passion is bikinis, cooking, or running. Target something that you know a lot about and love, and focus on exactly that. Take pictures, post on social media, and write content that will help and inspire people on that subject. As your followers grow, your money will as brands will start noticing.
For Tash and Devin, it was clearly bikinis and now they’re known as the go-to brand on for any type of bikini marketing.
3. Make some money from it.
Find out the best ways to create your brand and grow your audience. Our favourite resource is the Smart Passive Income Blog, which teaches you the basics of starting a profitable blog.
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