Naina talks about professionalism in the photography industry, influencer marketing for brands & blogging. She answers questions that readers email to her or leave as comments. She also *sometimes* answers questions related to life and how she does things.
Dictionary meaning of motivation : reason for acting/behaving a certain way. Reading 24-25 year olds saying they're demotivated / feeling old. It's not about being motivated, it's about showing up, consistently, day after day and putting in the work. Motivation will strike you at 3am but you'll be in bed and by the time you […]
An introduction to the concept of "Seven Streams of Revenue" or income, for self-employed solo-entrepreneurs. Sharing examples of what my own multiple Streams of Revenue are and some suggestions of additionals ones that anyone can pursue.
Post Confluence 2019 thoughts. I was moderating a panel where we discussed the menace of fake followers & how that affects the industry. I touch on that for a bit. I also talk about why and how one should never work for free.
If you haven’t noticed, I’ve begun adding products to my online shop. I’m hand-painting wooden brooches as mini art pieces that you can wear. I talk a bit about what’s going on behind the scenes and how I am coping. There’s a LOT to unpack here. It isn’t a structured conversation. But I really had […]
Plague of Pedestals. Podcast episode no. 89 Examples of pedestals : Soldiers are martyrs. ( They choose to die for their beliefs : no. They want to come back home to their families like all the rest of us. Stop forcing them to prove their patriotism by dying. ) Women are mothers. ( No. Women […]
That Magazine Wants To Publish My Photographs : What Should I Be Asking / Expecting? Is it a feature about you? Then the contract can say, "usage / licensing only for this feature" Is the feature about something / someone else? Where they want to use photos shot by you? Is it an editorial piece […]
Launching a new store location. My social media team sat down with me and spent 3 hours coming up with a “gift box” and invite to send to about 30-35 well established influencers in different segments. Fashion, food, lifestyle and then people who have been part of my journey from day 1. Each box would […]
If the entire story behind my brand is based on authenticity , does it not affect my credibility to “pay” someone to say good stuff about me? What are Influencers paid for? What is Influence? I’m paying an influencer to influence ? WHAT is that influence? Paid for time effort platform. Choose authentic influencer & […]
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Naina is an international Luxury & Lifestyle Photographer, Artist & Blogger based out of India. She also has extensive experience with Brand Storytelling and Influencer Marketing. Naina is an Experience Collector.
She has been blogging since 2004 starting with the subjects of Innovation Management & Creativity > Branding & Identity Design > Luxury & Lifestyle.
Naina.co was launched in 2010 & became the first Luxury & Lifestyle blog in India, where international luxury brands featured their craftsmanship for the Indian audience. Naina.co is best known for vibrant photography combined with brand-storytelling that elevates a brand's message far above "regular blogging". As a brand, Naina.co has created a unique space within the Indian Influencer Marketing industry as not only a creator of quality, brand-relevant content and also an industry leader pushing the boundaries of creativity and professionalism.
Well-traveled across America ( New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles ), Canada, Europe ( France, Italy, Austria, Switzerland, Netherlands ), The United Kingdom , South-East Asia ( Hong Kong, Singapore, Bhutan, Vietnam, Thailand, Sri Lanka ), the Middle East ( Dubai ), Naina is always looking to bring more of the world to her Indian audience.