Structuring the Perfect Recipe Blog Post

Have you ever wondered if there is a perfect framework for a recipe blog post for SEO? Well, the answer is… yes and no. 😅 In this post we’re going to break down the “must haves” for every recipe blog post, including some “nice to haves,” as well as a recommendation for creating your own recipe blog post template.

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Top 10 FBP Podcast Episodes about Food Blogging SEO

The Food Blogger Pro Podcast has been going strong for almost 9 years (!) and we have 430+ episodes in our archive. Bjork (the Co-Founder of Food Blogger Pro and podcast host extraordinaire) has interviewed countless successful food bloggers and industry experts over the years, covering everything from monetization to food photography, and plugins to SEO.

In this blog post, we’re rounding up our 10 favorite podcast episodes all about food blogging SEO. If you haven’t already listened to these interviews, bookmark them for future listening — you won’t want to miss them!

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E-E-A-T for Food Blog SEO

If you’re a food blogger, you’ve probably heard SEO Experts emphasize the importance of creating ‘high-quality content.’ But what, exactly, does high-quality content mean? Well… lots of things! But one of the best ways to ensure that you’re consistently creating high-quality content as a food blogger is by aiming for content that exemplifies E-E-A-T, or Experience, Expertise, Authoritativeness, and Trustworthiness.

E-E-A-T is a brainchild of Google (which should get your SEO senses tingling!) and is part of Google’s Search Quality Evaluator Guidelines.

At the end of 2022, Google made a change to how it rates and ranks the quality of content (as part of its Search Quality Rater Guidelines), which influences where that content appears in the Search Engine Results Pages, or SERPS. This change expanded the initial concept of E-A-T, to include another E — Experience.

Creating content that exemplifies E-E-A-T ensures that you’re creating content first and foremost for your readers, that is high-quality (yes, there I said it again!), thorough, and future-proofed.

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6 Keyword Research Tips for Food Bloggers

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As you probably already know, everyone’s keyword research process is different, and each of those processes have quite a few steps.

So in today’s Part 2 of our Keyword Research for Food Bloggers series, we’re just focusing on 6 keyword research tips that can help you along on your keyword research journey. They’re actionable, related to recipe SEO, and good things to keep in mind whether you’re looking to start or optimize your keyword researching strategy.

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Best Free & Premium Keyword Research Tools for Food Bloggers (2023)

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Keyword research is one of those “buzzworthy” terms in the blogging/creator industries right now, and it refers to the process of investigating search term performance and using that information to form a thorough blog post.

There are a bunch of different keyword researching tools that creators can use to optimize their blog posts, and in this post, we’re going to cover some of our (and our community’s) favorites.

Let’s dive in:

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6 Essential WordPress Plugins for Food Blogs

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There are currently over 59,000 plugins available that bloggers can use to enhance their WordPress sites… and that’s only counting the free ones!

Whoa. That’s a lot of plugins, right? So how do you know which ones you should actually install to run your site?

That’s what we’re going to chat about in this post! We’ll break down six different types of plugins that we recommend using for your food blog, then we’ll share a few of the best plugins on the market for each category.

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How to Add a Table of Contents to Your WordPress Blog Post (with Plugins and with Code)

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In our member-only Live Q&A a few months ago, we got a question about how to add a table of contents to a blog post.

And it was a great question!

And, speaking personally, I love when table of contents are included in the articles and posts I’m reading because it allows me to understand the structure of a post while giving me direct links to sections within that blog post that I can easily jump to.

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