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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What Food Bloggers Are Focusing on in 2022

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Is it just me or does the end of the year always feel like the perfect time to step back and set some blogging goals for the year ahead?

It can be so helpful to analyze what’s working (and what’s not!) in your current strategy to decide what to focus your time and energy on moving forward.

As you’re thinking about your goals for the new year, we wanted to get a feel for what food bloggers are focusing on in 2022 to give you some ideas and inspiration!

We surveyed The Food Blogger Pro community, as well as the team behind Food Blogger Pro and our sister companies, to get their thoughts, and we can’t wait to share the results with you today.

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What to Update When Republishing Content as a Food Blogger

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Welcome to Part 3 of our Republishing Content blog series!

So far in this series, we’ve covered why you should republish content, as well as how to identify the right posts to update and republish.

And last but not least, we’re going to discuss what to update when republishing content! We’ll explore how to actually republish a post, some key areas you might want to consider updating, and more.

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