Being an influencer means you have the power to inspire and guide thousands (if not millions) of people across the globe.

However, you are competing for a spotlight against a thousand and one other people who also want to be influencers.

Let's not forget the plethora of already successful influencers who are leading in the social spotlight.

But cheer up, buttercup — in honour of International Women's Day, we wanted to share some tips to help all our female influencers reach the top tier!

Continue scrolling as media update's Saads Abrahams shares some top tips to help out female influencers.

What do you think helps an influencer stand out? Let us know in the comment section below.

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Female influencers are the future! Don’t believe us? Then check out How female influencers are driving change in marketing — a Q&A with Casey Mantle.

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**Information sourced from Forbes and YellowBrick