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The Eat Blog Talk podcast features interviews with food bloggers and other experts who will bring insight into the world of food blogging. We will cover all the hot food blogging topics you want to learn about (think SEO, Pinterest and how to approach brands) and we will also discuss self-development and how it can improve your job performance, creativity, productivity and add value to your business! Eat Blog Talk will publish new episodes THREE TIMES PER WEEK, so there is a lot of great stuff coming your way!

The Eat Blog Talk podcast features interviews with food bloggers and other experts who will bring insight into the world of food blogging. We will cover all the hot food blogging topics you want to learn about (think SEO, Pinterest and how to approach brands) and we will also discuss self-development and how it can improve your job performance, creativity, productivity and add value to your business! Eat Blog Talk will publish new episodes THREE TIMES PER WEEK, so there is a lot of great stuff coming your way!
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The Eat Blog Talk podcast features interviews with food bloggers and other experts who will bring insight into the world of food blogging. We will cover all the hot food blogging topics you want to learn about (think SEO, Pinterest and how to approach brands) and we will also discuss self-development and how it can improve your job performance, creativity, productivity and add value to your business! Eat Blog Talk will publish new episodes THREE TIMES PER WEEK, so there is a lot of great stuff coming your way!

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English

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Episodes

020: Overcoming Perfectionism with Monica Lensink

8/21/2019
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Overcome your perfectionism by learning when and how to embrace "good enough" so you can move forward in your business and life. - Establish criteria for your blog so you know when it's time to click publish. - Grow your blog and enhance your life by having a growth mindset. - Remember that everyone started somewhere. - Understand that you are in the GAP. Keep striving, working hard and also have tons of grace for yourself!

Duration:00:55:39

019: Keeping Your Eyes on Your Own Work with Danielle Esposti

8/19/2019
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As food bloggers it is so important to keep our eyes on our own work. Danielle shares her insight on this topic and gives us a lot to chew on in this episode! - Someone else's success is NOT your failure. - Understand that every blogger's journey is totally unique. - Innovation over mimicry. - Self-competition over competition with others. - Focus on your talents and strengths to get past the envies. - Always strive to improve. And so much more!

Duration:00:52:01

018: Mastering the Side Hustle with Becca Mills

8/16/2019
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Learn side-hustling tips from a pro! Becca is a food blogger AND a first grade teacher, making her a master. - Be purposeful and intentional with your time - Set time limits for social media - Use a calendar - Block out time for family and friends - Self care is SO important - Make time to learn skills that will add value to your blog - Fill your mind with encouraging, inspiring information

Duration:00:25:46

017: Black Hat SEO with Nicole Hampton

8/14/2019
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Understanding black hat SEO vs white hat SEO is an important part of food blogging. - Defining black hat SEO, white hat SEO and grey hat SEO - Avoid falling into the trap - Stick to reliable sources and services - Important SEO strategies to focus on - Transform the bad, old tactics into something valuable and good

Duration:00:32:41

016: Visually Branding Your Food Blog with Laura Scherb

8/12/2019
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We all know that we eat first with our eyes, but what we don't realize is that having a specific style can actually help us cultivate our audience and attract clients. Laura shares her knowledge on the topic of HOW IMPORTANT visual branding is for food bloggers! - What is visual branding? - Why does it matter? - HOW to visually brand your blog. - How to use visual branding to attract clients. - Top tips to leave listeners with a stronger visual brand.

Duration:00:38:32

015: KILL IT with Productivity with Megan Porta

8/9/2019
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Megan imparts her tricks for reaching an optimal level of productivity as a food blogger: - Be laser focused. - Implement the "little" things that will make a big impact! - Consider your environment. - Work CONCENTRATED. - Do not infringe on work times. - Learn to say NO. - Eliminate distractions. - Fill your mind with quality information. - Plan and schedule as much as you possibly can. - Make the most of every minute of your work day. - Schedule aggressively. - Have backup and...

Duration:00:52:22

014: How Authentic Instagram Engagement Can Help Grow Your Blog with Sophia Desantis

8/7/2019
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Sophia talks about how to authentically engage on Instagram and how that can help you grow your food blog. - Learn what Instagram wants from its users and also what it has to offer! - Look beyond driving traffic! Instagram has a simple social media personality, so get to know how to effectively interact with other users while understanding what its strengths are. - Learn how to create authentic engagement. - Understand how Instagram can grow your business in a huge and unique way!

Duration:00:47:38

013: What Not to Focus on When You Start a Food Blog with Taryn Solie

8/5/2019
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Taryn from Hot Pan Kitchen has been a food blogger for a handful of years and shares things she WISHES she would not have focused on when she started out: - Logo/Colors/Website: Define your brand, but don't spend a bunch of money or time on it initially. - Diary-style writing: Include your personality in your writing, but don't make it all about you. Focus on your audience and SEO strategies when writing. - Spending a lot of money on equipment: Use what you have and build from there!...

Duration:00:38:10

012: The Power of Planning and Scheduling with Alida Ryder

8/2/2019
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Alida is one of two creative and brilliant forces behind the popular food blog Simply Delicious. She has figured out a way to plan content six months in advance. This have given her freedom in her personal life and it is has helped her put a system in place that allows her to get content up on the blog 7 days/week (yes, you read that right!). Listen to this incredible chat where we talk about all of the planning and scheduling secrets that will open up a TON of time for food bloggers. Here...

Duration:00:38:21

011: Save Money on Legal Services Without Putting Your Blog at Risk with Lauren Agresti

7/31/2019
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Lauren is both a food blogger AND an attorney and she shares valuable legal advice with food bloggers! - Consult an attorney BEFORE you have legal problems. - It is okay to purchase inexpensive contract templates , but have an attorney review those documents. - Keep immaculate records of every single issue. - Develop a long-term relationship with an attorney you trust. - Work with a great accountant!

Duration:00:43:57

010: From Food Blogging to Publishing a Cookbook with Jamielyn Nye

7/29/2019
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Cookbook author and food blogger Jamielyn Nye takes us through the process of going from food blogging to being a published cookbook author: Brainstorm a topic and chapters for the book. Write a proposal. Hire an agent (or directly pitching to the publisher). Select the publisher that is the best fit. Thinking about the process and what you want to hire out. Hiring a recipe tester, ghost writer, photographer, etc are important to consider. Look for an attorney to help go over the...

Duration:00:35:10

009: Capturing Stunning Food Photos with Elena Szeliga

7/26/2019
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Elena is a food blogger who has hosted local food photography and styling workshops. To be able to share her passion with a larger audience, she created an online course. The course is meant for both beginner and advanced photographers who struggle to find their style. Elena shares some teasers from her course with us, like: how to find your own personal style, how to dress up ugly food and how to apply color theory to your food photos. Her course covers the following topics: camera gear,...

Duration:00:31:22

008: Cultivating Creativity with Heather Eberle

7/24/2019
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Nurture and build on your creativity to grow personally, to build a thriving food blog and to connect with others in your community. Get out of the way of yourself so you’ll be ready to explore what your creativity can grow into. Channel your creativity so you don’t become the reason you can’t be your best self. Also, avoid withdrawal, jealousy, anxiety, bitterness and depression because it will limit you. Learn to cultivate your creativity personally and professionally.

Duration:00:27:52

007: Create More by Hiring a Virtual Assistant with Betty Davies

7/22/2019
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Every food blogger has different needs. To be effective as a team, it's important to communicate and work through questions and needs so that the food blogger and VA know what to expect and what they are getting. Some bloggers find it really hard to trust someone with their blog and social media. But by hiring a VA to do a specific task, it allows you to do what you enjoy doing - creating! When hiring a VA - strive to hire someone you trust and that you have a good rapport with. Ask a lot...

Duration:00:36:54

006: Meal Prep—The Secret to Unlocking Time to Do What You Love with Kat Marris

7/19/2019
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Find extra time in your week! Meal prep is the secret to unlocking time to do what you love. - Meal prep can have a huge positive impact on your time, finances and personal goals. - If you want to have more time to create content, film and edit videos or not feel so rushed then meal prepping is for you. - To start, pick the one meal time you don't have time to cook or struggle with making healthy choices at. - Don't try to do too much in the beginning; start small and build on your...

Duration:00:35:54

005: Food Blogging and Mental Health with Jade Jones

7/17/2019
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In this episode we discuss food blogging and mental health, specifically depression, and ways to keep a grip on your job while enduring tough times. Determine what your triggers are so you can address them before they overtake you. Make time for yourself for 20-30 min a day - exercise, read, any self-love, etc. Let organization become your norm and say goodbye to “living by the seat of your pants." Let technology work FOR you and still have easy access to all your work. Learn to use and...

Duration:00:33:14

004: Working with, Approaching, Pitching and Negotiating with Brands with Alyssa Brantley

7/15/2019
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Working with, Approaching, Pitching and Negotiating with Brands with Alyssa Brantley-- Working with, approaching, pitching and negotiating with brands you know and want to align with. Learn how to know which brands are a good fit for you. Learn how to find their contact info and know that you are talking to the right person. Remember - don't take it personally. There’s a lot of people that want the brand companies attention. You must know your value and be realistic. Stay on top of...

Duration:00:39:06

003: How to Rebrand Your Food Blog with Cassie Heilbron

7/12/2019
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How to Rebrand Your Food Blog with Cassie Heilbron from Cook It Real Good-- Learn how to know when rebranding is a good idea and when it's not. Know how to open up your niche and give yourself room to grow and explore. Channel your energy to accomplish a lot for yourself and readers on your blog - your blog title reflects who you are so you should like it. Utilize available tools and other professionals to help you grow personally and professionally. Work with other technical experts in...

Duration:00:28:13

002: Raising a Blog and a Family with Melissa Erdelac

7/10/2019
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Raising a Blog and a Family with Melissa Erdelac from Mama Gourmand -- Be comfortable with your own growth rate - you set the standard for yourself and it’s different for everyone. Create a set "work week" for yourself with blocks of time in the day where it is possible to work and other blocks for personal time. Then stick to that schedule. Establish a routine and work that needs to be accomplished on specific timelines. Educate your family that this is your job and then own it. Actions...

Duration:00:38:25

001: Building Community Within the Food Blogging Industry for Optimal Success with Abbey Rodriguez

7/10/2019
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Building Community Within the Food Blogging Industry for Optimal Success with Abbey Rodriguez from A Butter Half-- Learn how to build community within the food blogging industry for optimal success (and the importance of self-care and wellness). Learn to use what is called the 5 Pillars of Health framework. Learn how Connection is one of those 5 pillars, and how it is imperative that you network and collaborate for your emotional well-being, as well as for your business. Learn the stages...

Duration:00:38:28