In an effort to make sure that I spend even more time on the internet, and less time working on my book this year, I recently gave in an joined Pinterest. The funny thing is, considering that part of my business model is being knowledgeable on social media tools, the fact is that my 13 year old niece, my sister and… my mother were all on it and active before I was.
Yea, I am on the cutting edge these days. Well done, Mr. Social Media Expert.
The long and the short of it is that Pinterest is a simple way to share photos you like with people. I have been fooling around with it for a few days and it seems like a really wonderful tool.
Here is my Pinterest profile, I hope you add me to the people you follow there.
I am hoping to be able to quickly browse through that site every once and a while and find some of the amazing photography out on the interwebs today — so link up to me and check out what I find.
And while I am on the social media kick (teaser: announcement coming up soon about some business I will be doing in that field), I might as well give you the ways to follow me elsewhere.
Ways to Follow Along
First and foremost, scroll your eyes up to the upper right of this page. See the box at the top asking you to sign up for my newsletter. Would love you if you signed up. Once a month, you will get an email from me — make sure you double check your spam folder to make sure it didn’t get caught up there.
The newsletter is going to have content you won’t get from reading my blog regularly. I am going to highlight some of the great travel writing on the web, talk about some things you don’t read here, and hopefully manage to entertain you for 5-10 minutes in the middle of each month… all by means of one simple email.
After you signed up for the newsletter, then scroll down under the “About Me” section to the “Follow Me” icons. If you click on those, they take you to other ways to follow along. The first one is my RSS feed, so you can get my content delivered right to your reader every time I publish.
Right next to that are my links to my Twitter profile, my Facebook Fan Page and my Google+ page… and I am also on Foursquare and Instagram under Michael Hodson and michaelshodson — so come follow along.
p.s. that photo was taken on a train in Vietnam during my Ultimate Train Challenge craziness last September. Is that not the cutest kid in the world?