Welcome to episode 163 of the Food Blogger Pro podcast! This week on the podcast, Bjork chats with Raquel Smith from WP Tasty about WordPress’ new Gutenberg update.
If you’re running your blog on WordPress, chances are you’ve heard of Gutenberg. Gutenberg is WordPress’ new WYSIWYG post editor, and it’ll be a part of WordPress core before we know it.
But will this new way of editing impact you and your posts? You betcha. And Raquel is here to talk all about what you can expect once Gutenberg is live on your site.
Between setting up a staging site to test your plugins to understanding what blocks are, this episode will get you prepared for the Gutenberg release later this year!
Welcome to episode 162 of the Food Blogger Pro podcast! This week on the podcast, Bjork chats with Andy Traub about masterminds.
A “mastermind group” might be one of those “buzz-terms” for influencers, but they can be a powerful way to build a community, collaborate with like-minded entrepreneurs, and even contribute to your income stream.
Andy is here today to chat about how to acquire committed members to your mastermind group, how to provide what your group needs, and how to develop deep and meaningful relationships with your group. Plus, he’s sharing the details about his new mastermind course and podcast!
Welcome to episode 161 of the Food Blogger Pro podcast! This week on the podcast, Bjork chats with Ben Sutton from Mazuma about bookkeeping and taxes for bloggers.
I know. Accounting, bookkeeping, and taxes aren’t the most exciting topics.
That said, they’re necessary to understand if you’re running your own business. And Ben is here to make it all way more approachable.
By tracking your expenses, profits, and losses, you can understand more about what’s working for your business and alleviate stress come tax season. You’ll learn why having a separate bank account for your business is helpful, how to start separating your expenses, and more!
Hello, friends! It’s that time again when we take a look at what’s trending in the food blogging space next month. These posts are designed to outline some of the trending ingredients and search terms in the following month so that you’re all prepped and ready to create awesome, click-worthy content on your blog.
You’ll notice that there’s a very strong theme to the searches happening in August, so this is a really great opportunity to curate content that resonates with those searchers. Any ideas what it might be?
Ready to find out? Let’s jump in.
Welcome to episode 160 of the Food Blogger Pro podcast! This week on the podcast, we’re sharing a recording from our most recent Live Q&A on Food Blogger Pro.
You are getting a sneak peek into one of our favorite perks that comes with a Food Blogger Pro membership: Live Q&As!
We hold a Live Q&A for our members every month, and they’re a chance for our members to get answers to their toughest blogging questions…live.
Our Q&As are the perfect opportunity to invite our experts to chat about a specific topic, but they’re also great for picking Bjork and Lindsay’s brains.
This month’s Q&A was an “Ask Bjork Anything,” and Bjork answered our members’ questions about email lists, photography, monetization strategies, and more. Enjoy this sneak peek into Food Blogger Pro Live Q&As!
Hi, friends! This is a super-duper-amazing-fantastical day at Food Blogger Pro.
Why? We’re hiring!
Food Blogger Pro is a membership site focused on helping people reach their food blogging and business goals. We help our members start, grow, and monetize their food blogs with instructional videos, an active community forum, free community events, and Live Q&As.
Woo hoo! Are you ready? It’s new course day!
I always love new course day, but I really love today’s new course.
Imagine having a tool that combines all of your social profiles, integrates with WordPress, and keeps you organized.
Sounds too good to be true, right? Wrong!
That tool is CoSchedule, and it’s the topic of July’s new Food Blogger Pro course!
Welcome to episode 159 of the Food Blogger Pro podcast! This week on the podcast, Bjork chats with Mark Daoust from Quiet Light Brokerage about testing new income streams and spending money to make money.
As an influencer, you have access to a ton of different ways to monetize your blog. And possibly some ways you haven’t even considered.
Mark is here to chat about those ways and to give you a better understanding of how online businesses can differentiate themselves. Between understanding how valuable your company truly is to figuring out the right ways to sell your products to finding out what your readers are craving, Mark’s tips will help you create an established, sustainable business online.
Welcome to episode 158 of the Food Blogger Pro podcast! This week on the podcast, Bjork chats with Lise Ode from Mom Loves Baking about growing her Instagram following.
Growing your social media following sometimes feels like an impossible goal, but Lise has figured out the trick to quickly and authentically grow her Instagram following.
Her Instagram account, @momlovesbaking, now has 100K followers. And that’s after having just a few thousand followers a few months ago.
Lise will talk about the course that helped skyrocket her Instagram following, how she improved her photography skills, and the story behind her first post to ever go viral. If you’re looking for ways to increase engagement and growth on your Instagram account, you’ll learn a lot from this episode!
Welcome to episode 157 of the Food Blogger Pro podcast! This week on the podcast, Bjork chats with Kate Ahl from Simple Pin Media about treating Pinterest as a long-term game and generating conversions.
Sharing your content on Pinterest is almost like being in a relationship.
You have to show your commitment by giving it attention every single day. You need to completely understand your audience and give it what it needs. You need to face your challenges head-on in the hopes of creating a thriving, flourishing, and active connection.
If it sounds like a lot, it is. But Kate is here help. She’s chatting about prioritizing your Pinterest efforts for maximum clicks, subscribers, and sales. You can grow your blog and business with Pinterest, and this episode will teach you how.
It's SUMMER! The season of sunshine and fresh foods and beaches and sand between our toes.
It's also the time of year for some exciting (and delicious) trending searches in food blogging! (You knew I had to go there, right? ).
If you're looking for ideas for summer-inspired content, look no further. Here's what's trending in July!
Welcome to episode 156 of the Food Blogger Pro podcast! This week on the podcast, Bjork chats with Liz Della Croce about balance, health, and focus.
Running your blog as a business takes a lot of balance. Especially if you have a well-rounded approach to health in mind.
Between her journey through weight loss to growing her blog into a profitable business, Liz has figured out how to keep a healthy balance in both her personal and professional lives. You’ll learn about her work processes, her approach to balance, and how she prioritizes her work in this interview. Enjoy!
Welcome to episode 155 of the Food Blogger Pro podcast! This week on the podcast, Bjork talks about important ways to overcome blogger burnout.
Burnout happens to everyone, so it’s helpful to have a few tips and tricks in your back pocket for when that feeling strikes.
That’s why Bjork’s here today. He’s talking about the seven burnout-fighting tips he implements in his own life. Between an efficient way to take a weekend trip to finding the perfect coffee shop when you want to switch up your work environment, this episode will equip you tools to knock out your blogger burnout.
Welcome to episode 154 of the Food Blogger Pro podcast! This week on the podcast, Bjork chat with Rachel Korinek from Two Loves Studio about improving your food photography with five powerful tips.
Spend five seconds on Rachel’s photography site, Two Loves Studio, and you’ll know that she knows photography.
Rachel understands the important role food photography plays in the growth of any kind of food-based business. The saying, “Eat with your eyes” is much more true when your colors look real-to-life, your composition is authentic, and your prop choices make sense.
From lighting to editing to color theory, Rachel explains these principles in detail on her blog, and she’s here today to share five important tips that can improve your food photography.
Welcome to episode 153 of the Food Blogger Pro podcast! This week on the podcast, Bjork chat with Kevin Waldron about being an effective business owner and achieving the life you want.
Kevin isn’t just a business coach, he’s Bjork’s business coach! He’s in the business of helping people evaluate their current business situation and giving them actionable ways to get to where they want to be.
In this episode, Kevin talks about how you can play the game of business to get what you want. You’ll learn how to evaluate what you should be doing more of and, more importantly, what you shouldn’t be doing as you grow into an effective leader and business owner.
Let’s dive in!