How I Built A Million Follower Network in 2 years

Someone’s gonna be extremely pissed off by this…but honestly it was not difficult to do…it was so easy, and it was not my first time growth-hacking social media.

I’ve been doing this since MySpace days.

I know the struggle with entrepreneurs and influencers wanting to build a following. I hear it all the time from my Community and my audience.

‘I’ve tried everything’.

‘This is so hard!”

“There are too many people on social media, I’m never going to grow!”

On and on and…seriously, I get it.

But I’m not famous.

I didn’t come from a rich family- seriously L.Boogie (my Mommie) was 16 years old when she gave birth to me…

There were no handouts, trust.

In fact- I built my 2 milli follower brand from sheer hustle.

That Gary Vaynerchuck hustle…

Like if you want it you’ve got two choices…

Let life eat you up, or that, you call the f*cking shots vibe.

The thought of losing haunts me — and I don’t make a single apology for that.

I love to win.

There’s a heavy masculine — but insanely feminine energy that drives me.

I don’t know at what point in life I became so competitive. Maybe I was just born this way.

But at some point — that energy took deep root, and I learned to own it- and fully embrace all the parts of myself.

So the first thing I’m gonna say to you — and trust me, it’s only out of tough love…because I love you, and I want to see you win.

First, you’ve got to move beyond these lame, defeatist, limited mindsets!

Honestly, this is why I stopped doing individual coaching — because it was overwhelming and so very heavy to feel and carry the daily negativity from hearing people complain about what they can’t get, can’t ever have, don’t understand- without the willingness to dig deep into themselves and work towards solutions, and what they simply can’t (aren’t willing to)do!

Here’s the hard truth- if you think you can’t you are absolutely correct.

BUT…if you believe, just a little at first-in what’s possible, and you lean into it…you open up so many more possibilities for yourself.

You will trust that what you have is valuable. That helps you continue to show up daily, even when it doesn’t feel good. You will be focused on what it takes to get clarity + focus, to implement strategy based on the conviction you feel about having value to give.

The thing about me is that I feel that I am capable of creating what I want in my life. I’ve had major losses, setbacks, heartbreaks, failures AF! But those things fueled me to keep on fighting for myself. My sons. My dreams. I’m not willing to sacrifice my dreams for anyone — and I don’t believe you have to.

More than that though, I’ve actively pursued those wants.

I understand that some people are served different cards in life. I’m not oblivious to this fact. And yet, I’ve seen people with seemingly no odds do the most miraculous things…people missing limbs win metals.

People who’ve lost their children or parents or other loved ones — make laws and charities to help others in the name and space of that loss.

Pain is pain. But we as humans are capable of incredible things when we decide and commit to the things we say we want.

That said, let’s get back to the subject at hand.

You are at a crossroads — where you can decide in this moment to either…

  1. Keep reading
  2. Exit because you think what I’m spitting is total BS.

If you are still reading, you’re a f*cking Breadwinner- that’s how we brand our babes @ThePoshGirlsClub! Let’s talk about these followers!

There’s something you’ll hear me speak about all the time. It’s what I call ‘Your Magic’.

We are all magical af. The problem is-most people spend so much time enamored with other people’s magic- and when that happens, you can’t see your own.

This is one of the saddest things I witness daily.

This brand’s doing this.

That influencer is doing that.

They did it this way. Maybe I should, too…

Why isn’t it working the same for me?

This is taking too long!

You’re so caught up in what other brands are doing…and you focus on trying to create what they have. In these moments, you lose the beauty of what your unique gifts and skills are.

So again I say — You. Are. Magical.


There is an audience for you.

You just have to let them know that you exist. That you have value to give them that only you can in the way that you bring it. Lean into your magic.

In case you didn’t catch it, that’s my first tip.

In this message, I’m completely aware that I’ve lost readers along the way.

And it’s cool. No seriously- it’s cool.

Because I’m not speaking to, for, like everybody.

I am speaking to a very specific segment of people- and they need to hear my message.

They want to get it and resonate with it.

They desire more of this exact messaging to help them activate their absolute best lives. Maybe that person- could be you- wasn’t even aware of their magic until now.

Maybe they were afraid, felt stifled, lost, fraudulent because they aren’t living in their whole truth just yet (oh it’s coming).

That is exactly who I want to reach. To impact, and hit the walls of their hearts so hard it feels like a second heartbeat from the extended vibrations they feel…

That’s the person who will feel me…in all of my magic.

They’ll be grateful for this message.

They might get goosies.

Maybe tear up.

Maybe hit me up on Insta @PoshTori because they know it’s more likely I’ll get the message than @ThePoshGirlsClub and f*cking facts 💯

But most importantly- they’ll come back.

Over + over…

To hear this message and any other one I have to share.

Because they can feel the whole of my authenticity.

They will grow to know me.

To like me.

To trust + defend me and my brand…

Because that’s how tf you grow a milli follower network in two years on Instagram…

You’re welcome.

XX, Tori 💋

South FL Girl. Cris + Melo’s Mami. Serial Entrepreneur. Red Wine Lover. Brown Girl in Tech. Fierce Leader of a 1Milli+ Global Girl Gang @theposhgirlsclub

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