Release Date: Sep 17, 2016
SUBJECT: THE BIGGEST PROBLEM ALL COFFEE LOVERS HAVE, AND THE WAY YOU CAN HELP SOLVE IT.
To dearest coffee lovers around the world,
Do we all have the same problem?
Isn’t it next to impossible to find good local coffee shops when you are in a new area, or when you’re on holidays somewhere?
You come out of the station, look around, and can’t see any cafes…
You ask someone where you a good coffee shop is… and this is all you get?
Well, I may have found a solution!
I’d like to officially introduce you to the instagram hashtag that I created a while back… which has already gained a little bit of momentum. And with your help, we’ll be able to share and let each other know about where to grab a good cup of coffee all over the world. Here’s the hashtag:
(AREANAME = the name of the area the coffee shop is located)
Here’s a real example of how it can be used…
I went to Kamakura (a town about an hour from Tokyo) on a day trip, and I was in need of a coffee.
I opened up my instagram, and I did a search for #goodcoffee_kamakura
I pressed on one photo that pictured a coffee that looked pretty mouthwatering.
Then pressed on the shop name…which then allowed me to open up the shop location on google maps… Thank you to the user who geo-tagged the location!
And I’m on my way, I navigate through the streets…
And BOOM! I arrive at a cafe selling good coffee, that I wouldn’t have found otherwise.
So, with your help, we’ll be able to share with others where to go for coffee time. When you get a second, please go through some of your old instagram photos of your favourite cafes, or cafes you think people would enjoy visiting, when visiting a certain area.
Some important points:
*Make sure you geotag the cafes when you upload a photo (that means making sure you add the location to your instagram post). If you don’t set a location, no one will be able to find it.
*Go through some of your older photos, and add the hashtag #goodcoffee_AREANAME
*The area name can be the city it is in, like #goodcoffee_tokyo #goodcoffee_newyork or #goodcoffee_melbourne, but a more specific area would be even better, like #goodcoffee_shibuya #goodcoffee_brooklyn or #goodcoffee_fitzroy
From one coffee lover to another coffee lover, thank you very much for your participation. And I look forward to visiting the cafes you love, and sharing with you the cafes that I love.
Love always, Vaughan (@vja)
PS. And if you tag @goodcoffeeme in your photogenic photos, I’ll regram some of your photos to say thank you!