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163: What WordPress’ Gutenberg Update Means for You with Raquel Smith

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by Alexa on Aug 14, 2018 in Podcast

When Gutenberg is coming and how you can prepare for this WordPress update with Raquel Smith.

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!

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162: The Power of Masterminds with Andy Traub

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by Alexa on Aug 07, 2018 in Podcast

Being Spock, understanding masterminds, and charging to facilitate a mastermind group with Andy Traub.

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!

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161: Blog Business 101: Understanding Your Accounting with Ben Sutton

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by Alexa on Jul 31, 2018 in Podcast

Opening a business bank account, learning from profit and losses, and what the new US tax law means for you with Ben Sutton.

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!

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160: A Sneak Peek into an FBP Live Q&A with Bjork Ostrom

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by Alexa on Jul 24, 2018 in Podcast

Monetization strategies, thriving on social media, and ignoring comparison with Bjork Ostrom.

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!

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159: Different Ways to Create an Income Online with Mark Daoust

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by Alexa on Jul 17, 2018 in Podcast

Ways to pursue business growth and differentiating your income with Mark Daoust.

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.

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158: How to Grow Your Instagram Following to 100k with Lise Ode

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by Alexa on Jul 10, 2018 in Podcast

How to batch Instagram posts, improve your photography, and build a following with Lise Ode.

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!

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157: More Clicks, Subscribers, and Sales with Pinterest with Kate Ahl

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by Alexa on Jul 03, 2018 in Podcast

Thinking about your person, treating Pinterest as a unique platform, and evaluating Pin success with Kate Ahl.

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.

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156: Building a Healthy Blog and a Healthy Life with Liz Della Croce

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by Alexa on Jun 26, 2018 in Podcast

Prioritizing your work, choosing a focus, and leading a healthy life with Liz Della Croce.

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!

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155: Keeping it Fresh and Avoiding Burnout with Bjork Ostrom

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by Alexa on Jun 19, 2018 in Podcast

Keeping a long-term mindset,

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.

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154: 5 Tips to Improve Your Food Photography with Rachel Korinek

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by Alexa on Jun 12, 2018 in Podcast

The subtleties of still life photography, the importance of textures, and how to layer with Rachel Korinek.

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.

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153: Playing the Game of Business with Kevin Waldron

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by Alexa on Jun 05, 2018 in Podcast

Evaluating your current reality, examining your past work, and becoming an effective leader with Kevin Waldron.

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!

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152: 6 Blogging Mistakes Made By a Veteran Food Blogger with Carrie Forrest

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by Alexa on May 29, 2018 in Podcast

Dealing with burnout, making the tough decisions, and generating income your way with Carrie Forrest.

Welcome to episode 152 of the Food Blogger Pro podcast! This week on the podcast, Bjork chat with Food Blogger Pro member, Carrie Forrest, about 6 big mistakes that she made over her 9 years of blogging.

Today’s podcast is extra special because we’re featuring a Food Blogger Pro member, Carrie from Clean Eating Kitchen!

Carrie has been blogging for nine years, and as you can imagine, she has learned a lot about her readers, the blogging industry, and herself in that time.

And that’s why she’s here today. Between learning the hard truth about what happens when you change your URLs to alienating her audience, she’s sharing the top 6 mistakes she made and how you can avoid making them yourself.

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151: Designing Your Lifestyle with Stephanie Wise

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by Alexa on May 22, 2018 in Podcast

When it's time to take a break, how to change your mindset, and what's next for her blog with Stephanie Wise.

Welcome to episode 151 of the Food Blogger Pro podcast! This week on the podcast, Bjork chat with Stephanie Wise from Girl Versus Dough about stepping away from blogging and pivoting her focus.

When running a business online, it’s easy to experience burnout. Stephanie is familiar with the feeling; she actually stopped blogging at Girl Versus Dough for the majority of last year.

In that time, she focused on her family and reevaluated what made her love blogging in the first place.

Now that she’s back to blogging, she views the process of producing content in a new light. She’ll talk about what’s next for her and her blog, as well as her advice for others who are thinking about pivoting.

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150: Get to Know Bjork Ostrom

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by Alexa on May 15, 2018 in Podcast

We're celebrating our 150th episode with a fun Q&A with Bjork. You'll learn about his management style, why he loves Minnesota, how they're A/B testing on Pinch of Yum, and more.

Welcome to episode 150 of the Food Blogger Pro podcast! This week on the podcast, Bjork is in the hot seat, and he chats about his favorite music, how he formed his management style, and his favorite Pinch of Yum recipe.

Happy 150th episode day!! We’re so honored and thrilled to have you listening along to the Food Blogger Pro Podcast each week, so to celebrate, we’re publishing a fun Q&A episode with our fearless leader, Bjork Ostrom.

We’ll focus on some business and blogging questions, and then dig into the personal stuff and discover more about Bjork’s music career (!!!) and his unconventional favorite Pinch of Yum recipe.

This interview was a lot of fun, and we really hope you enjoy it!

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149: How to Get Your Content to Stand Out on Pinterest with Yuka Ohishi

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by Alexa on May 08, 2018 in Podcast

How SEO works on Pinterest, how often you should be pinning, and the optimum size for pins with Yuka Ohishi.

Welcome to episode 149 of the Food Blogger Pro podcast! This week on the podcast, Bjork talks with Yuka Ohishi about optimizing your posts for Pinterest.

Pinterest can be one of the biggest sources of traffic for food bloggers, so it’s important to optimize your posts, descriptions, and photos for Pinterest success.

That’s why Yuka is here today. She has worked at Pinterest for a few years, and she knows the ins and outs of the platform. She’ll answer some of our members’ most common Pinterest questions like how big your pins should be, how hashtags work, how to optimize Pinterest descriptions, and so much more.

If you’re looking for ways to improve your Pinterest efforts, this episode is for you!

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