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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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Episodes

038: Develop a Killer SEO Strategy with Emma Christensen

10/21/2019
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Gear up for 2020 by developing a killer SEO strategy! Emma from Simply Recipes takes us through some great ways to strategize effectively. - Really understand Google's acronym EAT and what it means to deliver each of these components to your users. - View Google as a bridge between you and your user. - Consistency and persistence are key! - Figure out how to express your voice. It is possible! - Utilize SEO tools. They are there to help!

Duration:00:50:28

037: Create Products People Will Devour with Barbara Hobart

10/17/2019
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Creating custom products can only benefit your business! Products can immensely help to create brand awareness and identity. Barbara gives us some great ideas to get started! - Consider putting your logo on favorite items to use as giveaways (print on demand). - Consider having your own unique product ideas manufactured and sold. There is a ton of inspiration and encouragement packed inside this episode, so join us inside!

Duration:00:49:50

036: Create a Killer Nurture Sequence for Your New Email Subscribers with Sara Nelson

10/14/2019
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Learn how to create a welcome sequence (also referred to as a nurture sequence) that will turn into an audience of raving fans. - Start with a great lead magnet (freebie!) that will provide readers with value. - Show audience that they are appreciated right from the start by delivering quality emails they'll be excited to find in their inboxes. - Sell your favorite products and services within the first few emails. - Create a connection by personalizing communication. - There's SO much...

Duration:01:05:22

035: Deliver a Great User Experience with Bethany Smith

10/10/2019
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Delivering the best possible user experience to your audience is the MOST important thing to focus on as a food blogger wanting traction and retention. - UX design is a long-term strategy that will help you weather the algorithm changes. - There are many things to consider when keeping the user in mind, such as font size/color, sidebar and recipe card background color. - Keep HEART at the forefront (happiness, engagement, adoption, retention and task completion). - Write and create for...

Duration:00:54:38

034: Use Google Search Console to Create Content Your Users Want with Morgan Wieboldt

10/7/2019
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Learn how to utilize Google Search Console to create content that your users (and Google!) want and also to create an effective editorial calendar. Morgan talks us through efficient ways to navigate Google Search Console. She recommends focusing on QUERIES and honing in on what users are searching for. Build cornerstone posts/recipes based around those popular queries. Also use those queries to build a solid editorial calendar. Morgan shares so many valuable tips regarding how to navigate...

Duration:00:54:09

033: Busy Moms Taking the Plunge into Food Blogging with Amanda Gibson

10/3/2019
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If you are a busy mom (or busy human in general) and you want insight about what you should and should not be focusing on (because time is precious!), this episode is for YOU! - SEO is important! - Keep creating that amazing content. - Compete with yourself and avoid the vortex of comparing yourself with other bloggers. - Improve your writing skills. - Find your voice. - Find and focus on your audience!

Duration:00:45:58

032: EBT Recap for Sept 2019

9/30/2019
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Happy 3-month birthday to EAT BLOG TALK! September 2019 brought so much value from food bloggers and other inspiring entrepreneurs. This month was jam-packed with value and wisdom on many different food blogging topics! Let us know what your biggest struggle is as a food blogger so we can help to add value to your blogs, businesses and lives!

Duration:00:08:11

031: Build a Raving Audience That Craves Your Content with Jenny Melrose

9/26/2019
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As food bloggers we want an audience who CRAVES our content. Having followers is not the same thing as having an engaged audience. - Once you get serious about your business, creating an audience is important. - It is never too early to create a raving audience! - Define your area of expertise and tap into it. - Put a focus on your email list! - Diversify sources of revenue. - FAIL FORWARD!

Duration:00:47:32

030: How to Price Your Work and Build Long-Term Relationships with Brands with Alli Kelley

9/23/2019
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Focusing on two aspects of working with brands - how to price your work and building long-term relationships: - Find a price range that speaks your worth as a blogger. - Consider your time, expenses and reach. - Don't work for free! - Always be kind when working with brands. Place value on those relationships. - Under promise and over deliver! - Know your audience and don't be afraid to dig into your stats.

Duration:00:36:54

029: Modern SEO - Revitalize Old Content for a Nice Blog Boost with Melissa Riker

9/19/2019
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Revitalize old content for a nice blog boost! - See your old content with new eyes and give photos/copy a facelift. - Get organized - determine which posts to delete, redo and no index. - Make sure all recipe cards have schema markup. - Utilize online tools to analyze content and make improvements. - Consider getting a site audit. - Set up a schedule for incorporating older content into your editorial calendar.

Duration:00:48:34

028: Grow Your Instagram Following with Jessica Holmes

9/16/2019
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Learn strategies for growing your Instagram following, no matter what your following is now! - Be consistent! - Find your voice and brand. - Ways to connect with your audience. - Consider ditching scheduling tools for Instagram. - Make the most of your IG stories. And so much more!

Duration:00:49:19

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