We had the good fortune of connecting with Alexis Biltz and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Alexis, what led you to pursuing a creative path professionally?
Since I was in grade school, I have always been fascinated by the content creator/influencer community. Growing up, I would spend hours watching beauty and fashion videos on YouTube. It has been a goal of mine to start my own channel, but I have always been afraid to put myself out there and try new things. During the pandemic and being on lockdown, I worked on overcoming that fear and started making short video content for TikTok and posting more pictures on Instagram. Since then, I have enjoyed the content creation process and hope to continue to grow my passion into a career!

Can you open up a bit about your work and career? We’re big fans and we’d love for our community to learn more about your work.
I create fashion and beauty content on TikTok sharing my favorite items and how-to tutorials on trendy styles! I am the proudest of my clothing hauls that have reached hundreds of thousands of views and helped me get recognized by brands like Missy Empire and Soulmia. I am grateful that social media platforms like TikTok encourage small creator content, which has made the process of getting recognized by a large audience easier. However, producing content takes a lot of time and energy that can sometimes go unrecognized or feel wasted. I try to stay optimistic and remind myself that in the beginning, quantity is always better than quality. I have learned that trial and error is great to determine what your audience like to see from you and being able to build on that is key. About my story, I initially wanted to work in social media marketing for brands and then realized that I could use these same concepts to help market myself.

If you had a friend visiting you, what are some of the local spots you’d want to take them around to?
Some places that I find essential to the San Diego experience would be Seaport Village, Balboa Park, the San Diego Zoo and La Jolla Shores! Carne asada fries and California burritos are a must try in the food category!

Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
I would like to shout out my close friends, family and significant other for always encouraging me and celebrating even the smallest achievements I have made so far. It means a lot to have people who recognize the joy you get from doing something you love and supporting you through it, especially when you’re not the most confident in your craft.

Website: https://www.tiktok.com/@princessalexisx/?

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/alexisbiltz_/

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