Author Role Model – Jon Krakauer

Jon Krakauer is well-known for his writings about adventure, wilderness, the outdoors and particularly mountain climbing. A number of his non-fiction books have become bestsellers, including Into the Wild, Into Thin Air, and Under the Banner of Heaven. Krakauer’s Instagram account, which he named “krakauernotwriting,” is very impressive. Although he may not be writing whenContinue reading “Author Role Model – Jon Krakauer”

Hashtags, hashtags, hashtags! #Instagram

In his book JAB, JAB, JAB, RIGHT HOOK, Gary Vaynerchuk says about Instagram, “Hashtags matter here, maybe even more than they do on Twitter.”  He goes on to explain that hashtags are the way people will find your content on Instagram. I had read this book on the way home from a recent trip toContinue reading “Hashtags, hashtags, hashtags! #Instagram”

Getting Started with Instagram

On its website, Instagram describes itself as “a fun and quirky way to share your life with friends through a series of pictures.” Created in 2010 by Kevin Systrom and Mike Keiger, Instagram was acquired by Facebook in 2012 for $1 billion.  As of December 2014, there were 300 million active users on Instagram. HowContinue reading “Getting Started with Instagram”