Foods Trending This Summer

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Helloooooo, summer and sunshine and never-ending pool days! ☀️

Well, almost. Here in the Northern hemisphere, summer doesn’t officially start until the end of June, but we are already embracing the summer spirit. Chances are your readers are too!

And if you’re trying to brainstorm some fresh new recipes to share on your blog or social media, we’ve got you covered. In this post, we’re sharing a roundup of foods that will be trending this summer to help give you some inspo for your content calendar!

Looking for more specific ideas for each month? Check out our monthly Trending Now posts here:

Let’s dive into it, shall we?

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The Definitive Guide to Video Sizes for Social Media (Updated for 2022)

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Are you creating videos for your blog posts? If so, you probably want to share them on social media.

Videos can be shared on pretty much every social media platform, which is great for getting the most out of the videos you’re producing.

But it can also be a bit confusing because there are different recommendations for each platform. Between the videos you share on Instagram Stories and on the Facebook Feed, the recommended dimensions can vary quite a bit.

Luckily, we have your back. 😊 This post will be constantly updated with new recommendations so you can be confident you’re sharing the right kind of video to each social platform:

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The ‘MAGIC’ Framework for Negotiating with Brands

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Working with brands on sponsored content is one of the most popular ways that food bloggers, influencers, and content creators can monetize their online businesses.

That said, when it comes time to negotiate your rate and your work with a brand, it can get a little intimidating and complicated.

But knowing what to expect by doing some work ahead of time can help you feel more comfortable and confident when you get to the negotiations.

Allow us to introduce to you the concept of MAGIC, a framework created by our Legal Expert, Danielle Liss from Businessese, in our Negotiating with Brands Quick Win lesson available to all Food Blogger Pro Members.

This framework will help you approach negotiating with brands as a collaboration-based exercise, versus one rooted in conflict. It’ll help you identify and articulate what both sides want in a sponsored partnership so that both you and the brand are happy with the contracted work.

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Trending Now in Food Blogging – May

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Can someone please tell me how in the world it’s May already?! I feel like we were just talking about Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Resolution trends.

While the year flies by, it’s important to stay on top of what’s trending in the food space! Here are some topics your readers might be interested in this month:

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New Course: Pinterest

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Oh hi! Guess what?

We just published our ✨ new and improved ✨ course all about Pinterest!

Over the past few years, Pinterest has introduced a lot of new features, so we wanted to completely update our Pinterest course to give you the most up-to-date strategies and tips to help you grow your presence on the platform.

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Three Ways to Repurpose Your Recipe Videos

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If you make recipe videos for your blog posts, I know you know that they take a lot of work.

There’s the planning, the shooting, the editing, the promoting… not to mention cleaning up the kitchen after the whole ordeal is over. 😉

So if you’re doing all of that hard work for just one video, is there a way to make that content work for you long-term? A way to take that content and repurpose it in a different way that will allow you to reach more people without doing more work?

The answer: Yes!

And in fact, we’re talking about three different ways that you can repurpose your recipe videos in this article.

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Meet the Food Blogger Pro Experts

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Psst… did you know that Food Blogger Pro members get exclusive access to experts in the field of recipe SEO, WordPress, Pinterest, email marketing, and more?

It’s true! We work with an incredible group of experts (who we like to call the Food Blogger Pro Experts) who help answer member questions in the forum, participate in Live Q&As, and contribute to our courses.

And honestly, Food Blogger Pro wouldn’t be what it is today without our wonderful experts, so we wanted to give you a chance to get to know each of them in today’s post.

Without further ado, let’s get into the introductions!

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Trending Now in Food Blogging – April

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Hello, and happy spring!

The birds are chirping, the flowers are blooming, the sun is shining, and we’re so excited to welcome this new season with open arms.

With a new season comes new trending searches, and we’ve gathered some food-related searches that are popular in the month of April to help you plan out your editorial calendar.

Without further ado, here are some of the topics your readers might be searching for this upcoming month:

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