So much has changed online with the onset of what we call social media influencers. While there’s a nuance to the meaning of the word, social media influencer and book author Joshua Liljenquist proves there are those who use their influence to change other people’s lives genuinely, and he is among these people who are making great strides online.

A Fairmont, Minnesota native, Joshua never imagined himself to be successful or famous. His hometown only had a population of 10,000 people, and none of those he knew had achieved incredible success and fame. He led a simple life and didn’t expect to turn it around. But in one way or another, his fate unfolded before his eyes.

He reached 1.9 million followers on Tiktok in less than six months. He also grew his Instagram to 43,000 followers and 15,000 on his YouTube channel. His achievement was a feat that is unheard of in his small town in Minnesota. Since then, he stayed humble and even set out on a journey to use his newfound influence and success to help others.

The beginning of that journey started with him writing a book. He wrote an Amazon best-selling book, the Instagram Masterguide: Extreme Growth, to share what he learned throughout his path of becoming a social media influencer. He shares tips and strategies that people can use to grow their social media influence like he did. He grew his following from 3,000 to 43,000 in just two months. Moreover, how he navigated through fame and success has become a blueprint for others to follow.

He also published two other books on the topic of social media success and how to get there called TikTok Guide: Insane Growth and Tips to Become Successful: Make A Change, where he explains how he reached exponential growth on his social media accounts even though he started out with zero followers. 

Joshua is also balancing his time by attending his classes at Minnesota State University in Mankato, Minnesota, as a communications student. His dedication to both his education and career is only a testament to how Joshua pushes beyond his limits to achieve his dream. He knows what it takes when the opportunity is not handed to you, and he wants the same for others.

Even when there are so many obstacles along the way, the dream is worth it if you put in the work and choose to keep going. He wants to remind others something incredible will happen with sheer determination and passion. And he wants to be that example that anyone can do anything and anything is possible.

Today, Josh is on his way to start a company of his own by producing all-organic workout drinks that help promote muscle recovery. He is also leveling up his game by making his brand bigger and better, collaborating with even bigger brands anytime soon. 

Ultimately, he is focused on continuing to inspire others while making his way to more impossible things and making it happen.

Visit Josh Liljenquist’s website to learn more about the rising social media influencer.