#126: Kamiu Lee - CEO of Activate formerly Bloglovin' - Influencer Monetization, Content Discovery, Developing Confidence, & Brand Partnerships

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The Skinny Confidential Him & Her Podcast#126: Kamiu Lee


( 1:20 ): Welcome back to TSC HIM & HER Show. This week we are joined by Kamiu Lee, CEO of Activate formerly Bloglovin’. We discuss how to get content discovered, how to monetize content and how to be more effective in the workplace through confidence.

( 3:15 ): Boob job recovery is going well! You can learn all about the experience here.


( 7:00 ): HER TIP: steps to get rid of zits.

( 9:10 ): HIM TIP: how to balance your hips & lower back.

( 10:15 ): Kamiu Lee has over 10 of years of experience in influencer marketing, social media, digital media, venture capital and investment banking. She’s worked with Rent The Runway, Refinery 29 and Ralph Lauren.


( 13:45 ): Lauryn asks: “How did Bloglovin’ begin?”

( 15:55 ): Michael asks: “What was your upbringing?”

( 17:10 ): Michael asks: “How was it being an immigrant as a child?”

( 19:20 ): Lauryn asks: “When did you notice the influencer space?”

( 21:25 ): Lauryn asks: “How did you find Bloglovin’?”

( 22:55 ): Michael asks: “What was the banking atmosphere like for you from 2007 through the recession?”

( 23:25 ): Michael asks: “What did you learn from banking that translates to your current industry?”

( 26:10 ): Michael asks: “How did you build confidence in the field?”

( 28:30 ): Lauryn asks: “How did you adapt to a new industry?”

( 31:10 ): Michael asks: “What do you see new bloggers ignoring that they should add to increase traffic?”

( 33:40 ): Lauryn asks: “What is your favorite failure – something that you’re very grateful happened?”

( 35:50 ): Michael asks: “Why did the name change to Activate?”

( 37:45 ): Michael asks: “Where do you see content going?”

( 39:55 ): Lauryn asks: “How do you recommend starting with monetization?”

( 49:50 ): Lauryn asks: “How do you tailor your day to be as efficient as possible?”

( 52:45 ): Michael asks: “What advice do you have for leaders and team during meetings?”

( 55:20 ): Lauryn asks: “What resource do you refer to often?”

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+  find more Kamiu: Instagram | Activate: Instagram | website

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