Trending Now in Food Blogging – January

Happy [almost] January, friends! The month of fresh starts, new goals, and nutritious foods will be upon us before we know it, so it’s important to start planning now and head into the “Season of Healthy” strong.

Lucky for you, I’ve gathered some food-related searches that are popular in the month of January to help you plan out that editorial calendar and hit the ground running in the new year. Here are some of the topics your readers might be searching for in January:

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New Course: Negotiating With Brands & New Tool: Brand Email Template

A screenshot of the Negotiating with Brands mini course on Food Blogger Pro with a photo of Danielle Liss

🎺 Bah bah bah bah bah bah bahhhhh 🎺

We’re breaking out all the stops today because it’s not only new course day here at FBP HQ…we’re also launching a new tool! Think of them as a holiday gift from us to you. 🎁

They both will help you work with brands, which is a topic we get loads of questions about on the Food Blogger Pro forum.

And it makes sense: working with brands as a small business owner can be confusing. There are contracts to review, pitch emails to send, guidelines to follow, and money to track.

So today’s new course-new tool combo is designed to make sponsored content a little easier and straightforward. Let’s dig in:

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Trending Now in Food Blogging – December

Happy “Most Wonderful Time of the Year!”

I just adore December for two specific reasons: it’s almost always the month where we see the first snowfall of the season and it’s the month I get to eat my weight in Christmas cookies. December. Is. Perfect.

This is the time of year when searches for recipes go through the roof, so it’s the perfect opportunity to plan out that editorial calendar in preparation for a successful end to 2019. Here are some topics you can focus on in December:

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Trending Now in Food Blogging – November

Do you smell that? I smell cinnamon and nutmeg and mashed potatoes and pie and cookies and happiness. Okay, maybe not that last one, but the other ones for sure!

We’re coming up on the second to last month of the year. Can you believe that?! I surely can’t.

But with a new month comes new trends. And as we’re nearing the holidays, searches for food-related entertaining are spiking.

That being said, this is the perfect opportunity to start promoting your holiday-themed content, and here are a few trends to help get you started:

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New Course: Google Search Console

A screenshot of the Google Search Console course lesson videos on Food Blogger Pro

Hey hey, party people! Do I have an announcement for you…

We have a new course! And it’s all about a helpful (and free!) tool from Google: Google Search Console.

Bjork created this course to give you a fundamental understanding of this essential tool, and he covers how to navigate the reports, understand errors, and make changes to strengthen your site’s presence on Google.

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Trending Now in Food Blogging – October

Happy almost October, friends! Can you believe it? We’re in full-on fall mode, and I’m just so darn happy about it. I know I’m not unique by saying that fall is my favorite time of year. The cooler weather, the changing leaves, the cinnamon-spiked food; this time of year just screams “comfort” to me.

As you probably know, readers are starting to search for some fall-centric recipes and ideas to help them embrace autumn and the upcoming holidays. Luckily, this is the perfect opportunity for influencers to give these readers some inspiration for the season. Here’s what readers are searching for in October:

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Trending Now in Food Blogging – September

Can you believe it’s nearly September?! The temperatures are starting to dip, the leaves are starting to turn, school has started back up, and the Pumpkin Spice Latte will be starting to make it’s way into the hearts and stomachs of many.

As with the change of any season, fall brings a whole gaggle of new trending search items. In-season produce, upcoming holidays, and popular fall pastimes all influence readers’ searches in September.

Ready to jump in? Let’s do it.

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Our Membership Site Migration from ExpressionEngine to WordPress: Discovery

Webster’s Dictionary defines Discovery as…

Just kidding. 😊Hi! And welcome to Part 2 of our blog series on Food Blogger Pro’s migration to WordPress. 

If you want to get caught up, be sure to check out Part 1 here to learn more about our decision to move from ExpressionEngine to WordPress. 

Today we’re talking about Discovery. Aka. The first step in our five-part migration process!

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