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Koichi Ko – JBlogger and Teacher Rockstar

In this interview I talked with Koichi Ko, a world famous JBlogger and Teacher Rockstar.

You will hear the story of a student who started blogging to overcome his shyness and to earn credits for the university. Then when he couldn’t pay his rent anymore he took the chance to start teaching Japanese on a new site called eduFire where he soon became the official face of the company.

Now he works fulltime as social media manager at eduFire besides changing education and of course keep on blogging.

A true American story and an inspiration for everyone who wants to start teaching online.

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Kirsten Winkler is the founder and editor of EDUKWEST. She also writes about Social Media, Digital Society and Startups at