As the Travel InfluenceHer of the Year, Dominque is known for bringing her audience on exciting journeys, sharing travel guides, packing tips, travel hacks, and more. Her platforms aim to inspire others to be creative and live their life exactly how they want to. Check out her Instagram and blog and learn more about her below!
When did you start creating content? What was your motivation?
I started my blog at the end of 2016. I started taking my Instagram more seriously at the beginning of 2017. Although, I had been posting photos on my same Instagram account for a while when I was traveling. I was in college during this time and having these platforms served as a creative outlet. I was continuously motivated by the positive feedback I received from others, hearing how I inspired them or motivated them in some way.
What's your favorite thing about creating content and the work that you do?
I am so thankful to be able to do something that I genuinely love to do every day of my life. I love being able to share the things that are important to me and know that I can impact someone else just by doing that. Every day is unique and a lot of the times I don't even know what to expect week by week but I would not have it any other way.
What's your favorite thing about the InfluenceHer Collective?
I have met so many like-minded individuals through InfluencerHer Collective that I would've never met without the platform. During college, I didn't have any friends on my campus that were blogging or creating content regularly and a lot of the time it made me feel isolated. When I found out of this network, I felt like I instantly made connections with girls who had goals so similar to mine and it made me more motivated to keep working on my blog and Instagram. I also secured some of my first ever brand collaborations through Influencer Her which showed me that I actually could make an income from blogging!
Are you currently working on any cool projects or posts?
I just got home from a trip to the Bahamas! This was hands down the coolest hotel collaboration I've done since I started my blog. I have been spending hours of editing photos, videos, etc. from this trip and I'm working on getting these all ready to share now! I'm most excited about the photos I have from meeting the swimming pigs in the Exuma islands and swimming with the nurse Sharks!
What are some of your favorite brands (and brands that you'd love to collaborate with)?
My favorite brands are Urban Outfitters, Revolve, ASOS, and TopShop!
How do you feel about being selected as an InfluenceHer Award winner?
I feel so lucky and just extremely honored. All of the girls nominated for this award were outstanding content creators. I have been a part of the Influence Her collective for years now, but I still remember the day I applied to join the network and it feels insane to me that today I am being selected as an award winner.