welcome to inspiring brands academy
As the Creator of Inspiring Brands Academy™, I'm here to help you succeed. I've spent 20+ years managing small businesses, building brands, and being an online marketer. Over the past decade, I became a digital entrepreneur, a pro lifestyle blogger + social media influencer, grew my online community to over 300k followers (including celebrities, magazine editors, and industry leaders), got featured in books, in top publications, and on television, have worked with hundreds of the world's leading brands (inc. Oscar de la Renta, Ulta Beauty, Cupcake Vineyards, The Ritz-Carlton, Estée Lauder, and Reebok), and have written for multiple magazines.READ MORE
the signature course
Inspiring Brands Academy™ is an exclusive 10-week online course that shares my roadmap for digital branding success.
Discover the strategies, formulas, tools, and secrets I've learned and used over 10 years to help you elevate your brand online, reach your ideal customers, and scale your business faster.
Learn how to more easily and cost-effectively grow your audience with targeted leads who want what you're offering. Discover easy-to-use technologies that save you time by streamlining marketing activities. Learn how to create successful social media marketing and advertising campaigns that improve your ROI. Find out how to grow faster with influencer marketing and publicity strategies.
Be inspired to take your brand to the next level of success.
words of praise
"Christina-Lauren is wonderful to work with. Not only does she deliver beautiful content, created according to client guidelines, but she is also on time and a true pro in the influencer space. What makes Christina-Lauren stand out as one of our favorite influencers to work with is her engaged audience and ability to drive sales - in fact, on a recent campaign for a luxury item, she was our top performer."
President, Influencer Management at Sway Group
"Christina is one of the sharpest minds in marketing today. She performs at a level that most can't. She understands how the world really works today and is incredibly proactive and insightful. My only caution is: be ready. She brings a "make it happen" mindset that is unrivaled."
Chairman & CEO of Synqy
my gift to you
Download my FREE 30-page e-book to learn pro tips for creating eye-catching photographs to elevate your brand online.
Discover budget-friendly photography equipment and tools to capture pro-quality images. Learn quick and easy editing tips, discover my fave apps, and learn how to shoot different images - from beauty and fashion to lifestyle, products, and events.
LEARN PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS
Learn how to quickly and easily stage, shoot, and edit beautiful high-quality photos to elevate your brand online. Discover the exact photography equipment, tools, and editing software I use and recommend.
DISCOVER INSTAGRAM GROWTH SECRETS
In this free guide, discover 8 secrets to more easily and strategically grow your Instagram with your target audience. Learn how to reach your ideal customers, grow your following faster, and increase engagement.
GET ROYALTY-FREE STOCK PHOTOS
To inspire you to elevate your brand online, I'm happy to share 25 royalty-free images with you. This easy-to-download folder contains fashion, beauty, home, food & beverage, and travel images for you to use.
Learn how to create your digital brand identity and plan your branding and marketing strategy. Find out easy ways to establish your credibility + authenticity online. Discover easy-to-use tools and access to customizable templates that make branding faster and more fun.
MARKETING + ADVERTISING
Learn how to use the power of Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest marketing to cost-effectively reach your ideal audience. Learn how to run successful Influencer marketing and email marketing campaigns. Discover ways to create eye-catching content more easily, fuel faster audience growth, and drive more engagement.
Learn how to elevate your brand through publicity. Discover easy ways to contact the media and learn how to get featured on online magazines, podcasts, and blogs. Get expert advice on how to create press pitches that get attention. Access customizable media kits and press releases to save you time and energy.
inspiring ideas to empower you
10 INSPIRING REASONS TO START YOUR OWN HOME-BASED BUSINESS
Starting a business is one of the most challenging and often intimidating experiences anyone can venture into… But, it’s also one of the most rewarding and fulfilling things you can do. If you’re thinking about becoming your own boss, here are 10 inspiring reasons to start your own home-based business today.
HOW TO USE PERSONAL BRANDING TO ACCELERATE YOUR CAREER
With the advent of social media and online news, the influence of your personal brand can either accelerate your career or negatively impact it. To help you get ahead, in this article, learn the value of personal branding, how to define your own personal brand, and ways to market your brand for greater career success.
5 WAYS TO SUPERCHARGE YOUR MOTIVATION TO SUCCEED
Smart people know that they have to be self-motivated if they want to succeed in life (and in their career). Whether you're working a 9-to-5 job, trying to turn a side hustle into a full-time gig, or are even are thinking about starting your own company, in this article, discover 5 ways to supercharge your motivation to succeed this year.