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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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9524844921


Episodes

027: How Not to Blog with Sarah Cook

9/12/2019
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Sarah takes us through some mistakes she made early in her blogging journey in hopes of keeping other bloggers from making the same mistakes. - Get professional help if you want to change the permalink structure of your urls. - Keep old content fresh by revising and revisiting it periodically. - Have a schema recipe card in place for every recipe post. - Keep your audience in mind when producing content. - Focus on SEO. - Build a good foundation and BE YODA. :)

Duration:00:46:48

026: Turn Food Blogging Into a Full Time Gig with Jessica Gavin

9/9/2019
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Jessica shares about her incredible journey from having a very part-time food blog into a full-time, focused and cherished job. - Have patience in your journey! - Attend conferences to know which aspects of food blogging you should be focusing on and also to connect with others in the field. - Invest in yourself - treat yourself like the boss of your business! - Be consistent and take your job seriously. - Consult a financial advisor before taking the leap.

Duration:00:42:15

025: Grow Your Food Blog Quickly with Karli Bitner

9/5/2019
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Learn how Karli gained MEGA traction on her food blog in a very short period of time. There are so many great nuggets in this episode. You are not going to want to miss this one. - Utilize Facebook groups that are connected to your niche. - Connecting with other food bloggers is hugely important. Find a trusted accountability partner! - Lifting other bloggers up is a big part of this game. - Focusing on SEO is critical. - Use Instagram to your advantage. - If you really want to do...

Duration:00:57:00

024: Food Photography on a Budget with Stephanie Lynch

9/2/2019
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Taking photos for your food blog does not have to be expensive! Learn how to be budget-minded while capturing pretty pictures. - Affordable options for cameras and lenses. - Cheap artificial lighting, diffusers and reflectors. - Make your own backdrops in a variety of ways to save a ton of money. - Where to find affordable dishes and props and tips for what to look for (and what to avoid). - Streamline your photography processes in order to be more efficient.

Duration:00:43:32

023: Grow and Nurture Your Email List with Sara Nelson

8/29/2019
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Learn WHY you should be growing your email list and how to do it effectively: - The importance of an email list. - How to nurture your list. - How you can make money with it. - Selecting an email service provider. - Optimize your site and social media to ensure you are getting as many sign-ups as possible.

Duration:00:50:26

022: EBT Recap for July and August 2019

8/26/2019
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Eat Blog Talk is nearing its 2-month birthday! This episode briefly recaps each of the 21 episodes that have been published and main take-aways from each. Going forward, EBT will publish episodes twice weekly - every Monday and Thursday. Let us know what your biggest struggle is as a food blogger so we can help to improve your blogs, businesses and lives!

Duration:00:11:31

021: Gain Momentum by Making Connections with Bernie Dezenski

8/23/2019
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Great discussion about the importance of connecting with other food bloggers and also a lesson in real-life, imperfect distractions (listen on to hear for yourself!): - Networking both on and offline is critical. - Attend conferences, be sincere and be supportive. - Make friends with food bloggers. - Reach out when you need help because we all need help at one point or another!

Duration:00:32:49

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