A Beginner’s Guide to Buddy Reading on Instagram

Buddy reading on Instagram is one of my favourite things about being a bookstagrammer. When I started out I had no idea that this practice existed, but as soon as I found out I started…

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When You’re Not in the Gang – Dealing with Feelings of Online Exclusion

There’s a lot of buzz about community in the online world, but what about when you’re not part of the set? Whether we admit it or not, virtual groups aren’t that different from those we…

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7 Instagram Tips for Authors

As a keen Instagrammer, I come across author accounts all the time. Some are brilliant, but it’s become increasingly clear that many writers aren’t sure how to max out their pages. As a marketing tool,…

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Getting Featured on the Instagram Weekend Hashtag Project (#WHP)

We have been featured twice on the Instagram Weekend Hashtag Project.  The first time was in April 2018 when our photo of a book tree was published on Instagram ‘s main grid for the #whp🌲…

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Ten Things I’ve Learned in a Year of Instagram

To say that Instagram has changed my life isn’t an overstatement.  Joining the community has given me courage to leave my traditional job and try to live in a way that’s a lot more satisfying.…

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