Category: Start a Food Blog

When you start a food blog, it can be difficult to decide what to do first. So this section contains everything you need to know about laying down the basics for your blog, from choosing a host and a theme to writing your first recipe and setting up your mailing list.  Start at the bottom and work your way back up –  and you’ll be up and running in no time.

50 Top Tips for Food Bloggers

Writing a site like this one, inevitably one of the things that I get asked most often is “what tips do you have for food bloggers?”  It seems that, when we start, we are full of passion and energy for our subject, but are totally overwhelmed at how to go about coordinating everything a successful …

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food blogging etiquette

Food-Blogging Etiquette

If there’s one thing I’ve learned food blogging so far, it’s that bloggers are some of the nicest, friendliest and most helpful people in business.  If you’ve got a problem, you can usually just post a plea for help in a Facebook group and someone will get back to you to share their wisdom.  It’s …

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basics of branding

The Basics of Branding

*With FREE Brand Board Template* In this increasingly competitive world, a brand can be the difference between customers choosing to use you, or not.  As a food blogger, you’re up against some pretty stiff competition for readers; there are full-time bloggers who get literally millions of page views per month and churn out new recipes …

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Part 2: Choosing a Theme

Ok food bloggers, time to  have some fun!  Let’s assume that you’ve done all the “hard stuff” and bought the domain name, web hosting and signed up to WordPress (or another publishing platform).  The next job is the “pretty stuff” – the look and functions of your website.  It’s time to think about choosing a theme. By …

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