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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Trending Now in Food Blogging – August

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.

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New Prices & August Master Class

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Welcome to our first FBP Digest post on the Food Blogger Pro blog. 🎉

There are some exciting things happening on Food Blogger Pro this month, and we wanted to make sure that you’re in the know so you can take advantage of it all!

Here are the deets: 👇

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Our Instagram Playbook – A Free Event!

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You! Are! Invited!

We’re so excited to announce that we’re holding a free, virtual event on Tuesday, July 16 at 11 am ET / 10 am CT called Our Instagram Playbook! 🎉

During this event, Lindsay Ostrom, the founder of the popular food blog Pinch of Yum, will be opening her Instagram Playbook and talking about the strategies and decisions she has made in order to grow her Instagram account to over 850,000 followers.

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Trending Now in Food Blogging – July

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!

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New Course: Blogging as a Business

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Hey hey hey! New course day!

Today’s new course has been on my bucket list since I started here at FBP 3+ years ago. We talk about monetization a lot on Food Blogger Pro, but there are a lot of considerations and decisions to make when you decide you want to make money from your blog.

Enter: today’s new Blogging as a Business course!

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Our Membership Site Migration from ExpressionEngine to WordPress: a Four-Part Series

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Hello hello hello! And welcome to our part one of our four-part blog series on Food Blogger Pro’s migration to WordPress!

Well…let’s back up.

If you’ve been around Food Blogger Pro for at least a few months, you’ll know that we recently moved our entire site from a CMS (that’s customer management system) called ExpressionEngine to the CMS we all know and love, WordPress.

This was a huge project that we’ve been chipping away at for years. Since we relaunched Food Blogger Pro on WordPress in April, we’re ready to share our story with you, our lovely readers!

Over the next four blog posts, we’ll publish the story of how we went from saying, “Man, it would be great to run Food Blogger Pro on WordPress one day,” to having a stable, thriving WordPress-based membership site. We’ll focus on the processes and systems that we used to take this project from start to finish (and beyond!).

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