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Digital nomad, 25, travels the world managing Instagram pages from his PHONE

An entrepreneur has revealed how he turns over £200,000-a-year while travelling the world and managing Instagram accounts with millions of followers from his phone.

Adam Jordan, 24, from Liverpool, often shares glamorous shots from around the world, with recent images showing him soaking up sun in Kuala Lumpur, Bali and LA.

Despite the appearance of a life of a never-ending holiday, Adam funds his lifestyle by working as a social media manager and running viral Instagram pages.

His business, Social Kick, which he started while completing his degree, currently turns over £200,000 a year - and he expects to nearly double that figure next year.

Adam Jordan, 24, from Liverpool, often shares glamorous shots from around the world, with recent images showing him soaking up sun in Kuala Lumpur (pictured),  Bali and LA

The brand, which started off as a fashion blog, led him to become the social media manager at viral game Colour Switch - making them the most viewed brand on Instagram. 

He told Femail: 'I had zero money when I started the brand. I started with a phone and a passion for social media and originally fashion. 

'I guess you could count the money I was paying for my phone bill, but realistically I would of had that anyway. 

'I reinvested the money from the agency and invested it to the watch brand business. I reinvested 90 per cent of what I had.

'I was never pushed in school, I was always taking foundation papers so my grades were mostly limited to Cs. 

'I was focused more on sport and didn't really take interest until my Dad pushed me into the business department of my college on an open day. 

'After one conversation with a teacher talking about how students have gone on to work for big companies like Microsoft it was enough to tempt me. 

Despite the appearance of a life of a never-ending holiday, Adam funds his lifestyle by working as a social media manager and running viral Instagram pages. His business, Social Kick, which he started while completing his degree, currently turns over £200,000 a year - with an expected turnover of £350,000 next year. Pictured in Notting Hill, London

The brand, which started off as a fashion blog, lead him to become the social media manager at viral game Colour Switch - making them the most viewed brand on Instagram. Adam pictured out with a friend 

'I finished college three months ahead of every other student and had hardly shown my face throughout the two years as I was always ahead and kept asking for more work. 

'Finishing with a triple Distinction, it gave me the equivalent points as 3A*s in A-level. 

'I went onto study marketing at the University of Liverpool and also working part time for £5.38 an hour at a retail store to get me by. 

'It was in my first year of uni that Instagram started to become popular so I jumped on and started a fashion page called MensFashionCo'. 

The page has since been sold and the name's been changed.

'I went onto study marketing at the University of Liverpool and also working part time for £5.38 at a retail store to get me by. It was in my first year of Uni that Instagram started to become popular so I jumped on and started a fashion page called MensFashionCo' Adam told Femail. Pictured in Ibiza 

Adam added: 'I didn't tell anyone I started the page as I was embarrassed of what people would think of me starting a fashion blog. 

'The first six months were the most difficult as I barely grew anything but was putting in hours a day on the page and posting content. 

'About a year in I was determined to continue my passion and reached my first 50,000 followers, this was when my light bulb moment happened and a brand sent me a message asking how much it would cost for a promotion on the page. 

'Once I realised this was going to become an extremely profitable platform, I doubled down on everything and started to manage other fashion blogs and created a mini agency working with brands to distribute content on other fashion pages.  

Adam currently employs three people to help him manage brands, but is hoping to soon expand to 10. He is pictured flying business class to Singapore

'Another year, and 100,000 followers, later I had already worked with watch brands, international entrepreneurs and luxury car companies, helping them get the right exposure online.

'Fast forward to today, I have a network of more 100M followers on Instagram, personally manage pages up to 6M followers and have a watch brand that has three times been featured in British GQ.

Adam currently employs three people to help him manage brands, but is hoping to soon expand to 10. 

All his employees work remotely, as he believes in 'flexibility and freedom'. 

Among his mentors, Adam lists Gretta Van Reil who was named as a Forbes 30 under 30 for starting the brand, SkinnyMe Tea.

Adam currently employs three people to help him manage brands, but is hoping to soon expand to 10 All his employees work remotely, as he believes in 'flexibility and freedom' (pictured in LA)

Speaking about what he wanted to be when he grew up, Adam said he 'definitely' didn't want to be in social media. He is pictured her in Bali

'She was one of my business partners in a viral Instagram account we ran. 

'She has taken three different brands to seven plus figures, all by her late 20s. 

'Gretta is always amazing for advice in all aspects of life and has helped me keep a level head along the way. 

'Other mentors range from different entrepreneurs within the Instagram and marketing community.  

'Everyone who is doing big things on social all stay in touch via Facebook groups or WhatsApp, its a great way to see what everyone is doing and to keep up to date with changes with any platforms. 

Speaking about what he wanted to be when he grew up, he said he 'definitely' didn't want to be in social media.

'I am just a young lad from Liverpool who wants to see the world and have financial freedom, I didn't think I was even capable of doing something like this a few years ago' pictured in Nobu, LA

'This social world is constantly accelerating and changing so nothing is predictable, but I am jumping at every opportunity it brings. 

'I was very sports focused through high school and everything changed once I went to collage and found business to be something which I came obsessed with.  

'My proudest moment is probably flying out to San Francisco to cold-pitch a silicone valley company and getting the contract the same week. 

'I am just a young lad from Liverpool who wants to see the world and have financial freedom, I didn't think I was even capable of doing something like this a few years ago. 

'The fact I can jump on a plane any day of the week and go explore is such as amazing feeling and something which motivates me every day to maintain' Adam added. He is pictured here in Ibiza

'Every time I now travel is a pinch me moment as I feel so fortunate to be able to work from anywhere. 

'The fact I only need a phone and a laptop to run a successful business is a massive achievement for me. Money is great but I value freedom over all. Money is a by-product of freedom. 

'Running my own business has given me everything I ever dreamed of.  The freedom to travel the world with little or no liabilities. 

'The fact I can jump on a plane any day of the week and go explore is such as amazing feeling and something which motivates me every day to maintain. 

Adam has high hopes of maintaining his lifestyle for the rest of his twenties. 'In five years I still want to be hustling, travelling the world and make the most of my twenties!' Adam added 

Adam added: 'I have met people from all over the world on my travels who have ended up being close friends. From the Philippines and Singapore to Dubai and LA, I keep networking and connection building a main priority. 

'It has made me see the world from different perspectives which I love because I think many people live in bubbles these days with little or no knowledge of the outside world. 

'The agency will continue to grow and scale as I take on more clients and build up teams.  

And Adam has high hopes of maintaining his lifestyle for the rest of his twenties. 

'In five years I still want to be hustling, travelling the world and make the most of my twenties! 

'In 10 years it would be amazing to fall into an investors role, investing in companies and individuals I believe can create an amazing business and change the world. 

'Like I mentioned, the freedom to do what I want is essential in my happiness so hopefully in 10 years I am in a position to help people around me to have freedom too.'

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