Abigail Keil, Instagram Influencer, a DotComMagazine Exclusive Interview

Abigail Keil is a leading influencer. The DotCom Magazine editorial team has selected Abigail as an Impact Influencer for 2019, and we are very happy to have Abigail join us for our Influencer RoundTable Interview Series. Abigail has a an ever growing Instagram following, is being sought after as a healthy lifestyle ambassador, and we are happy to have her join us to tell us about her passion and success on Instagram.

As part of this series, DotCom Magazine identifies individuals that have influence over potential customers, influence over ideas, influence in social media and are building a following. We are very excited to not only interview Abigail for this series, but also put Abigail through our ever popular speed round as well.

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Abigail, thanks so much for taking the time out of your busy day for this interview, and answering our questions about being an influencer.

1. Can you tell our readers what the “elevator pitch” for Abigail Keil is? In other words, tell us about your passion, and what keeps you moving forward as an influencer

Something that has constantly pushed me forward since the beginning is my urge to spread positivity and a healthy lifestyle to anyone and everyone who is/has been following me on my fitness journey.

2. Abigail, many of our readers are just starting out in their careers as influencers. What advice can you give to a young person just starting out who wishes to become an influencer and leader like you?

This may sound cliché, but just be yourself. People tend to spend their time and effort creating a character off of the supposed “wants” and “needs” of being an influencer. In this day and age…that won’t get you anywhere, so just be yourself.

3. Abigail, can you share with us your mindset when things get challenging in life, and how you come out the other side better than ever?

Nothing in life comes easy, I try my best to go through my life in a mindset that consists of positive energy, and use those rough times that everyone goes through to learn and grow more as a person.

4. For other people seeking to become an influencer, what simple advice can you give them to get followers?

Be authentic, people will love to see your true self, and the followers will come!

5. Abigail, when you think about influencers, what would you say is the one thing that all great influencers have in common?

Passion. Every influencer must feel the need to put something good out into the world, or feel passionate enough to express their feelings on topics and/or beliefs.

6. Abigail, when you think about communication, what would you say is the one thing that all communicators do well?

I believe that a needed attribution to a communicator would be getting their point across, yet listening to others opinions and working together with fellow communicators to create something that can be positively put out to the world.

7. What is your “Why”? Why do you get up in the morning, and what keeps you motivated to be your best every day?

I feel that everything happens for a reason. My “why” for getting up in the morning would be that maybe…just maybe something I can do today can help somebody else in their life or just overall improve another persons day and make them feel happier if they were feeling down.

8. Can you recommend a book that has had an influence in you as an influencer? How did it influence you?

As an influencer, I’m always looking for new opportunities and ways to introduce myself to the world and books are sometimes the best places to look for motivation. The book Year Of Yes by Shonda Rhimes, had an influence on me because it showed me that saying yes to new opportunities, although it may not always be easy, will only get me closer and closer to the goals I want to achieve in my life.

9. Abigail, if you had one thing to teach an 18 year old person about how to conduct themselves in the online world, what would it be?

The online world can be a tough place for a young adult, so make sure to always keep your focus on the positives! Be kind to yourself and others, always.

10. What is the one word that you believe has the most power in the English Language?

I believe the word “hope” is a word that has immense power in the English Language. No matter how tough a situation may be, having hope is the key to happiness and improvement.

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Abigail, we would like to do something very interesting and have you do our ever popular “First Reaction” round. We will ask you ten more questions that we want you to answer in just one to three words only.

We don’t want you to think about the answers. Just let us know what comes out naturally.

Here you go!

1. In three words or less, What makes a successful human being?
Confidence, stability, and eagerness.

2. Describe your passion in three words or less?
Spreading positivity.

3. Describe what makes a person happy in one sentence?
Themselves, if you aren’t happy with yourself you will not be able to find happiness in anything else.

4. What one attribute do you look for when making friends?
I enjoy someone who can laugh at themselves and/or not take life too seriously.

5. What is the one word you want your friends to say about you?
I would hope they would see me as a person who is passionate and caring about the things they do.

6. In three words or less, describe what makes Abigail tick?
Laziness

7. In three words or less, describe what it takes to be successful?
Willing to learn.

8. In one sentence, describe what it takes to be great in business.
Being confident in what you are saying to others.

9. In three words or less, describe how being a successful influencer has changed you?
For the better.

10. What is the one word that you believe has the most power in the English Language?
Hope.

Abigail Keil , we appreciate you sharing your answers with the editors at DotCom Magazine for our Influencer Round Table Series. We very much appreciate your time, and offering some insight on what it takes to be a great thought leader. We hope your interview helps our readers think about what it takes to be a successful influencer, and we wish you and your family nothing but the best.

Thanks again!

Abigail Keil, The Influencer Impact Interview.