Welcome to Social Hour, our blog series featuring members of the Socialix community. This spaces shines a spotlight on the social media and blogging journeys of writers, photographers, artists, videographers and social media enthusiasts. Enjoy!
For our next Social Hour installment, we connected with Jane Ko, the Austin-based food and lifestyle blogger behind A Taste of Koko. Jane’s adventurous blog takes readers on a journey of the most exciting food trends and restaurants across destinations.
If you could only have one app on your phone, what would it be?
What are some of your favorite Instagram accounts right now?
@thesimplesol, @camillestyles, @karen.lao ,@elanaloo, @graymalin, @helloemilie
How do you connect with your readers?
Through Instagram, hosting events, and replying to email inquires. I try to respond to every request that I receive!
How do you find inspiration for new content?
Traveling to new destinations and my readers give me a ton of ideas too!
What is your dream brand collaboration?
I’ve always wanted a scooter so I’d love to collaborate with Vespa.
Social audiences seem to “eat up” food content. Is there one trend or platform that you think will make the biggest impact on food content in the coming months?
Definitely Instagram because it’s such a visual platform.
What has been the biggest surprise about running A Taste of Koko?
Being able to collaborate and supported by brands such as Carnival Cruise Lines, Lenovo, PayPal, IKEA, and more.
What has been your most memorable post to date?
My city guide to New Orleans has been one of my favorites!
What’s your stance on the new Instagram algorithm? Like it,love it or hate it?
I don’t mind it – won’t make a difference on what I share on Instagram.
Be sure to follow Jane’s culinary adventures on her blog, Instagram, and Twitter accounts.