Become a Lifestyle Expert

You will learn: what a lifestyle expert or influencer does, how to develop your skills to succeed in a lifestyle or influencer career, how to set up your lifestyle or influencer business, and ways to make money as a lifestyle expert or influencer both online and off.

What Happens In the Lifestyle Expert Certificate Course

The Lifestyle Expert Certificate Course is an online learning program with suggested readings from the textbooks (IAP Career College Guide to Become a Lifestyle Expert and IAP Career College Guide to Become a Life Coach). This course is self directed, which means you may study and complete assignments at times that are most convenient for you from the comfort of your own home.

This part-time Lifestyle Expert Certificate Course has a recommended completion date of 6 weeks from the start of the program, however, you may choose to complete the course in as little as 4 weeks or as long as 12 weeks, depending on your schedule.

The Lifestyle Expert Certificate Course has been created to allow you to complete it online without any teaching assistance. However, if you have questions or need assistance, you can receive help from a Faculty Member throughout the 6 weeks of the course. Your Faculty Member is a valuable resource person who can provide you with personal teaching assistance to help you succeed in the course and advice to help you succeed in the career.

If you’ve always wondered how to become an influencer, including how to become a social media influencer, this course includes advice that will help you succeed in this career.

Course Topics

The Lifestyle Expert Certificate Course has been developed to meet high academic standards, ensuring that as a graduate you can display with pride the Lifestyle Expert Certificate you will earn from the International Association of Professions Career College.

How to Become an Influencer

In this course, you will learn how to become an influencer. Topics covered in the online Lifestyle Expert Certificate Course include the following:

Introduction to the Lifestyle or Influencer Business

  • What a Lifestyle Expert or Influencer Is
  • Lifestyle and Influencer Specialties
  • Lifestyle and Influencer Gurus,
  • Who Succeeds as a Lifestyle Expert or Influencer

What You Need to Become a Lifestyle Expert or Influencer

  • Choosing Your Lifestyle or Influencer Specialty
  • Knowledge You Will Need
  • Lifestyle Skills Inventory
  • What’s Hot

Life Stylist and Influencer Tools of the Trade

  • Choosing a Blogging Platform
  • Video Blogging (Vlogging)
  • Podcasting
  • Your Website
  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
  • Social Media (Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, etc.)
  • Gaining Followers
  • Marketing Ethics

Sources of Online Income for Lifestyle Experts and Influencers

  • Sponsorships and Endorsements
  • Advertising Revenue
  • Affiliate Marketing
  • Offering Online Courses and Classes
  • Selling Books, Ebooks, and Articles
  • Safeguarding Your Content
  • Selling Physical Products
  • Mobile Apps

Generating Revenue Face-to-Face

  • Consulting Online
  • Lifestyle Coaching In Person
  • Selling Your Services
  • Getting Started With a Client
  • Setting Fees
  • Client Contracts
  • Special Events
  • Workshop Materials and Activities

Conclusion

What Is Included in the Lifestyle Expert Certificate Course

This all-inclusive Lifestyle Expert Certificate Course package includes:

  • Registration for the Lifestyle Expert Certificate Course
  • Access to a Faculty Member to provide you with personal teaching assistance and career advice
  • (Optional) 2024 membership in the IAPO International Association of Professional Lifestyle Experts for only $2.99 per month
  • Downloadable Lifestyle Expert Certificate personalized with your name and the seal of the International Association of Professions Career College which you may print
  • (Optional) Opportunity to order official certificates printed on fine linen paper and embossed with the gold seal of the college
  • Textbooks: IAP Career College Guide to Become a Lifestyle Expert and IAP Career College Guide to Become a Life Coach (e-book editions)


Register for the Lifestyle Expert Certificate Course

$149.00
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You can have all this for an incredible price. It can cost hundreds, or even thousands, of dollars to take other programs. (We found courses based on old editions of our guides with registration fees of up to $999 and more.) We are able to offer you online courses at a significantly lower cost to you because of our expertise from over 20 years of producing the leading online guides for non-traditional careers.

Our online certificate courses have previously been offered for a registration fee of $297 U.S. and include a textbook and professional membership – a total value of almost $377.

SPRING SPECIAL: This all-inclusive registration package for the Lifestyle Expert Certificate Course is priced as only $149.00 for the April 15, 2024 course.

Register today for the Lifestyle Expert Certificate Course. Enrollment is limited and registration is on a first come first served basis, so we recommend that you register early for the Lifestyle Expert Certificate Course online to avoid disappointment.

If the course is full, please email support@iapcollege.com to be notified when a new course date is scheduled.

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About a Career as a Lifestyle Expert or Influencer

Imagine having a fun, flexible, and creative career doing what you love. As a lifestyle expert or influencer you can profit from your passion, be respected as an influencer, and get paid to give people advice about one or more life areas, such as:

  • art
  • beauty
  • design
  • entertaining
  • fashion
  • fitness
  • food
  • green living
  • health
  • home décor
  • luxury
  • organizing
  • parenting
  • personal development
  • pets
  • relationships
  • style
  • travel
  • and more!

Whatever your passion – whether it’s fashion, food, fitness, finance, or something else – this career is for you if you like to share advice with your fans and followers about what works and what doesn’t.

When you become a lifestyle expert or influencer, you will join a growing field that has attracted celebrity lifestyle gurus from Martha Stewart to Gwyneth Paltrow, Chrissy Teigen, and Meghan Markle (before she found her prince).

As an expert in your field, you may choose from a number of titles such as: life stylist, lifestyle or influencer blogger, lifestyle or influencer coach, lifestyle or influencer consultant, lifestyle or influencer entrepreneur, lifestyle or influencer guide, social media influencer, lifestyle or influencer manager, or lifestyle or influencer model.

People love DIY tips and tips that will make their life easier and more efficient, it's a great way to build an alliance with new followers.
Stacy Cox, Beauty, Fashion, and Lifestyle Expert (Stacy has appeared on Dr. Oz, The View, Access Hollywood, OWN, E! News, and is one of the lifestyle experts interviewed for this guide)

Why Get a Certificate?

How can you benefit with a certificate from the International Association of Professions Career College (IAP Career College)?

A certificate from the International Association of Professions Career College may give you:

  • Respect as a professional
  • A competitive advantage when marketing your services
  • A sense of achievement and confidence
  • A credential for your resume when applying for jobs
  • Assurance to clients of your professionalism
  • Evidence of your expertise
  • Higher earnings (according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in Certificates: A fast track to careers)

With the International Association of Professions Career College, you can earn a certificate online more quickly and affordably than many other educational options.

Why Choose IAP Career College?

The International Association of Professions Career College (also known as IAP Career College) aims to offer the finest in affordable online certificate programs for dream careers.

The textbooks for most of our courses were developed by our parent company, the leading online publisher of career guide books on how to get started in a dream career, with an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau.

Our guides have been used as textbooks for more than a decade, and you can find them in the career centers and library collections of many famed colleges and universities – from the University of Texas to the Fashion Institute of Technology – as well as in numerous public libraries in cities from Vancouver to New York.

It can cost hundreds, or even thousands, of dollars to take other certificate programs. When we discovered online courses based on old editions of our career guides costing over $1,000.00, we knew it was time to offer our own online certificate programs.

Now, the leader in online career guides for dream careers, along with a team of respected academics, have created online certificate programs through IAP Career College, allowing you to study and earn a certificate from the comfort of your own home.

Established online in 1999, the parent company of IAP Career College (known as FabJob) is an award-winning organization named “the #1 place to get published online” by Writer’s Digest. Our company and career guides have been featured in media ranging from ABC to Oprah’s newsletter and respected news sites ranging from CNN to the Wall Street Journal online.

We continue this tradition of excellence in online career education with the International Association of Professions Career College. Each of our career certificate programs has been developed to meet high academic standards, ensuring that as a graduate you can display with pride the certificate you will earn from the International Association of Professions Career College.

We invite you to learn more about the online certificate courses we offer you by visiting our Certificate Courses page. We are also happy to answer any of your questions to help you decide whether an online certificate course from the International Association of Professions Career College is right for you.

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  • How Much Money Do Influencers Make?
    As a lifestyle expert, or influencer, your earning potential is virtually unlimited. According to Forbes, an Instagram user with 100,000 followers can command $5,000 for a social media post made in partnership with a company or brand. For example, fitness influencer Lyzabeth Lopez, creator of the Hourglass Workout, charges between $3,000 and $5,000 per post, and between $20,000 and $100,000 per campaign. Rachel Brathen, the most sought-after yogi on the internet, commands upwards of $25,000 per post.
  • What Does a Lifestyle Expert Do?
    As a lifestyle expert, or influencer, you can profit from your passion, be respected as an influencer, and get paid to give people advice about one or more life areas, such as: art, beauty, design, entertaining, fashion, fitness, food, green living, health, home décor, luxury, organizing, parenting, personal development, pets, relationships, style, travel and more! Whatever your passion – whether it’s fashion, food, fitness, finance, or something else – this career is for you if you like to share advice with your fans and followers about what works and what doesn’t.
  • How Do I Become a Lifestyle Expert or Influencer?
    Earning a certificate as a lifestyle expert will equip you with the principles and techniques for becoming a professional lifestyle expert or influencer. A certificate also provides evidence of your expertise, assurance of your professionalism, an important credential for your resume, a competitive advantage when marketing your services and higher earnings (according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics).
  • What is the Lifestyle Expert Certificate Course?
    In IAP Career College’s part-time online Lifestyle Expert Certificate Course you will learn important principles and practical step-by-step techniques for getting started in a career as a professional lifestyle expert or influencer. This online course has a recommended completion date of 6 weeks, however it may be completed in as little as 4 weeks or as long as 12 weeks. The course has been created to allow you to complete it without any teaching assistance, however as a student you have access to Faculty Members to provide you with personal teaching assistance and career advice.
  • What is IAP Career College?
    The International Association of Professions Career College (IAP Career College) is a leading online career college offering affordable online certificate courses and professional certifications for non-traditional and "dream" careers. When you take a part-time online certificate course with IAP Career College, you can schedule your learning around your life - you can work at your own pace, at the best times for you and from the comfort of your own home. IAP Career College and affiliated company FabJob Inc (the leading online publisher of guide books on how to get started in a dream career) have served over half a million career changers on six continents since 1999.