Today, Instagram has become a hub for creative expression and a source of inspiration for many people. With millions of accounts to choose from, it can be difficult to know where to start. To help you curate your feed for the new year, we’ve compiled a list of the top 10 Instagram accounts you must follow in 2023. These accounts cover personalities from various industries. From influencers to artists, coaches, serial entrepreneurs, and more – these people are sure to bring fresh perspectives and new ideas to your feed.
1. Alfredo Barulli
Undoubtedly, the Italian Dubai-based Instagrammer is at the top of our list: Alfredo Barulli is not just an Instagram influencer but a successful entrepreneur who created the first VIP PR firm, 10X Experts, to help individuals and organizations realize their fullest potential through exclusive publicity. He is the most sought-after VIP Publicist in the UAE. Alfredo Barulli and his team have helped countless Fortune 500 companies to stand out by building a state-of-the-art digital presence.
Alfredo Barulli is also extremely popular as a luxury hotel and resort influencer on social media. He has over 1 million followers on Instagram.
When Alfredo Barulli isn’t helping his clients excel in their business strategies, he’s traveling the world to promote luxury hotels, resorts, and fine-dining restaurants.
2. Antonella Attorre
Antonella Attorre is a luxury lifestyle & travel influencer and, social media expert co-founder of 10x Experts, a VIP PR agency for entrepreneurs, influencers, and brands. Antonella uses her expertise and social media status to create viral content for businesses that skyrocket their brand awareness and help bring in new customers.
Antonella Attorre has more than 1 million followers on Instagram. She travels the world to advertise luxury hotels and resorts. She is the only female Italian influencer in Dubai who produces content for luxury brands. Antonella Attorre is living her dream while helping luxury properties worldwide, such as in The Caribbeans, West Africa, South East Asia, Europe, and the Indian Ocean, boost their brand awareness and become viral.
3. Maxime Boudreault-Dunn
Max Boudreault-Dunn is a Canadian entrepreneur driven by challenges and a love for the daily hustle. With a background in entrepreneurship, he has a passion for the business world and uses his proactive, genuine approach and industry contacts to build his own company. Max loves to travel around the world and share his experiences. He is also passionate about the world of luxury and is a sports enthusiast. During winter time, Max enjoys going to his cottage and downhill skiing, while in summer, you’ll see him doing flips behind his boat, wakeboarding, and surfing the wave. Follow Max on social media for a glimpse into the life of a Canadian entrepreneur and for daily inspiration.
4. Leandro Vergara
Leandro Vergara is a talented painter and visual artist hailing from Montreal, Quebec. Leandro has always had a passion for art, starting with graffiti at the age of 13. Yet, he pursued a career as a barber for certain reasons, eventually becoming an entrepreneur with several salons under his name. In 2020, Leandro rediscovered his love for painting and has been creating mesmerizing works of art ever since.
Leandro’s paintings are known for their thematic portrait that brings nostalgia to whoever comes across them. Their vibrant colors and bold drips, which capture the energy and spirit of the subject, leave viewers mesmerized. He has created numerous pieces for friends, families, famous singers, athletes, etc., and is a well-respected member of the Montreal art community.
5. Vance Fundora
Vance Fundora is an author, entrepreneur, and social media influencer. He has collaborated with top brands such as H&M and Papa Johns and also luxury hotels. Today, he manages his marketing firm FIV Media while expanding his real estate, e-commerce, cryptocurrency, and philanthropy ventures.
6. Erika Schlick
Erika Schlick is a health coach, blogger, and the author of Wandering Palate, a collection of 28 days of travel-inspired healthy Paleo meals that help keep her in remission from Lyme disease and multiple autoimmune conditions. The book is a collection of recipes that helped her heal, and now she is on a mission to show others the right way to cook meals to stay safe and healthy at home.
Wandering Palate contains a collection of delectable, healthy recipes that one can easily prepare at home when they are looking for simple and healthy meals. The book is currently available on Amazon as well as on her website.
Today, Erika Schlick focuses on living a healthy and fulfilling life. She enjoys helping her clients through her health coaching practice, healthy recipes, and blogs on how to stay healthy. She also shows people how to travel the world on a restricted diet and documents amazing eateries catering to gluten-free cuisine around the world.
One can follow her journey and health tips on her blog, www.thetrailtohealth.com.
7. Rosa Lopez Antonini
Rosa Lopez Antonini is an author, software engineer, and philanthropist with an additional background as a pharmacist. She noticed the similarities between human behaviors and software engineering and created an approach to implement those best practices to achieve success and self-fulfillment.
Rosa is passionate about helping others discover and strengthen the great power within themselves. She has always been empathetic and compassionate, with a strong desire to identify ways to help decrease others’ suffering. She firmly believes that education and mental training with the aim of goal setting, character strengthening, self-confidence, and purposeful living can break the poverty cycle.
Rosa writes about self-development and building success on one’s own terms. Her debut book, The Zero-Sum Game of You, and its workbook help people do just that. She also shares very practical and impactful strategies on her Instagram page @author.lopezAnton
8. Priscillia Tan
Priscillia Tan stands tall and unique as a one-of-a-kind success story in beauty and modeling. She has, in a very short span, become a shining example of a woman who believed in her dreams and thus conquered it all. This led her to win the titles of Mrs. Singapore Planet 2018 and Mrs. Planet World 2018.
Priscillia Tan exudes pure determination and passion for her work as a model, and the Indonesian beauty aims to further bring more recognition to her region through world-renowned pageants in the coming years. What has attracted more attention to this tenacious individual is her humanitarian work. She donates a major portion of her earnings to charities and causes that she strongly believes in.
Priscillia Tan has represented Singapore in the international arena and has even managed to work as a fashion content creator. She is currently working toward collaborating with various brands. Her increasing presence and prominence in the industry are on a constant rise, and she aims to keep up this momentum to do much more.
9. Brent Orwell
As a greatly successful online entrepreneur, Brent Orwell has a relentless passion and drive to show others that anything is possible in the online business space.
Brent Orwell’s entrepreneurial journey began partly out of defiance of others’ expectations and beliefs who used to tell him how life should be lived. After a destructive youth and issues with authority, Orwell set about to create a life that went against the grain and took massive aligned action in online business to create his own path. He wasn’t afraid to do what others wouldn’t do. And this is the core mantra of his success.
Brent Orwell has now created multiple streams of income and business revenue online, all while traveling around Australia and now the world with his family for the past three years. As the creator of a successful lifestyle brand, a podcaster, a public motivational speaker, and a business coach, he has the vision to not only inspire others but show them how to create opportunities, abundance, and wealth of their own and live a life that is anything but ordinary.
10. Blair Kaplan Venables
Blair Kaplan Venables is a social media marketing expert and the president of Blair Kaplan Communications, a British Columbia-based PR agency. She brings fifteen years of experience to her clientele, which includes global wellness, entertainment, and lifestyle brands. She is the creator of the Social Media Empowerment Pillars and has helped her customers grow their followers into the tens of thousands in just one month, win integrative marketing awards, and more.
USA Today listed Blair as one of the top 10 conscious female leaders in 2022, and Yahoo listed her among the top ten social media experts to watch in 2021. In the summer of 2023, a new show called ‘My Story’ showcasing Blair’s life story is set to launch on Amazon Prime Video.
Blair Kaplan Venables is the co-host of the Dissecting Success podcast and the host of the Radical Resilience podcast. She is an international bestselling author and has recently published her second book, ‘The Global Resilience Project.’ In her free time, one can find Blair growing The Global Resilience Project’s community, where users share their stories of overcoming life’s most challenging moments.