What a year it’s been! From my first print ads and interviews to a crazy holiday season to gaining over 3500 followers on Instagram – 2016 was an exciting year. The bar has been set high, and it’s a goal for 2017 to raise that bar even higher (in my own little Dakota Uprising world, kind-of-way).
Thought I’d do a little post with some stats from the year. Mostly so I can do this again in one year and see what’s been accomplished.
Social Media Stats:
- Instagram followers: 3,538
- Facebook followers: 852
- Instagram total likes: 65,600+
- Instagram total comments: 1,500+
The “Most Liked Photo” on Instagram in 2016 was by @laurophyll:
The “Most Commented Photo” on Instagram in 2016 was this one, which is cool, because I totally listened to your guys’ feedback and the bottom design is now printed on the back of your shirts, and I can’t tell you how much easier ya’ll made that decision for me:
Dakota Uprising was featured in a few different places this year, which was super fun, and I appreciate the support each of these places gave to me this year:
A South Dakota-based, youth-focused magazine featuring South Dakota culture, entertainment and events, and people making a difference.
Black Hills Lifestyle Magazine
Celebrating local women and businesses with a fun splash of fashion, design, health, and other local topics.
Couture in the Suburbs
An inspiring blog out of Phoenix, New York City, Sioux Falls and Tuscon seeking to expose talented individuals excelling within the fashion, beauty and culture industries.
A local South Dakota lifestyle blog that brings together all of Sarah’s favorite things – food, fashion, beauty and home decor.
The top product of 2016 was the BLCK HLLS Sweatshirt:
Your second favorite Dakota Uprising tee of 2016 is the Cities and Towns tee:
My goals for 2017 include a steady social media following growth (similar to this year), organizing a few fun meet-ups, collaborating more with talented local people, and getting into my first shop (selling wholesale).
If there’s something you’d like to see from Dakota Uprising in 2017, comment below.
Thanks for all the positive vibes you’ve sent this year – from likes on social media, to personal messages, to sharing posts, to buying shirts, to doing photoshoots. I know who you are, and I appreciate you.
And just to see if you were listening, here’s a coupon code for TEN DOLLARS OFF the BLCK HLLS Sweatshirt: BYE2016. (Today and January 1st, 2017 only). Surprise and happy new year.
Cheers to 2017.