Articles about Trending Now
Exciting news, friends! It’s the one year anniversary of these “Trending Now in Food Blogging” articles!
I’ve loved writing these articles over the past year. I’ve learned a lot about trending searches and, more importantly, how important it is to keep up on all of the trending searches within the food arena so that we can give our readers what they’re interested in and ultimately get our recipes seen.
I gave last July’s Trending Now article a little bit of a facelift to include some 2017-specific trends, and I hope it’s helpful for you.
Here's what's trending in July!
Friends! It’s officially summer!
Well, sort of. The official first day of summer isn’t until June 21, but in my eyes, the start of June always signifies the beginning of copious amounts of summer produce, bottomless tropical cocktails, and long and sunny pool days.
Does it get any better?!
But you know what a new month means: new trends in the food blogosphere! Here’s what is happening in June:
Can someone please tell me how in the world it’s May already?! I feel like I was just writing about Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Resolution trends.
2017 is certainly chugging along, and I couldn’t be more excited about these late spring / early summer trends! The sun is shining, summer is coming, and life is good. Here are some trending searches you can focus on in May:
Hello, and happy spring!
As I’m typing this, all of the windows in my apartment are open, birds are chirping, the sun is shining, and I am one happy lady. #winterisnotcoming
With a new season comes new trending searches, and boy oh boy are they just delightful. It’s going to be an awesome springtime, friends. Here’s what trending in April:
Hello, friends! Happy [almost] March!
Can you believe it? <– I feel like I start all of these posts with this line. But I feel like 2017 is flying by.
March is an interesting month for search trends. It seems like there really is no rhyme or reason for some of the recipes readers are searching for in March, but with a little creativity, you can serve your readers some mouthwatering eats that are perfect for this time of year.
Ready? Let’s dive in.
Hello, friends! How’s it going? Can you believe January is already almost done?!
It’s amazing how fast time flies, especially when you’re planning your yearly goals for your blog. Page views, social shares, content management…it can all be a bit difficult to manage.
But, I’m here to help you out a bit with another Trending Now in Food Blogging post! For those of you who are just tuning in for the first time, these articles are designed to help you figure out what your readers want to see in the upcoming month so that you can get ahead and plan out your editorial calendar for the month.
Here’s what’s trending in February:
Happy [almost] January, friends! The month of fresh starts, new goals, and nutritious foods will be upon us before we know it, so it’s important to start planning now and head into the “Season of Healthy” strong.
Lucky for you, I’ve gathered some food-related searches that are popular in the month of January to help you plan out that editorial calendar and hit the ground running in the new year. Here are some of the topics your readers might be searching for in January:
Happy “Most Wonderful Time of the Year!”
I just adore December. It’s my birthday month, it’s almost always the month where we see the first snowfall of the season, and it’s the month I get to eat my weight in Christmas cookies. December. Is. Perfect.
This is the time of year when searches for recipes go through the roof, so it’s the perfect opportunity to plan out that editorial calendar in preparation for a successful end to 2016. Here are some topics you can focus on in December:
Do you smell that? I smell cinnamon and nutmeg and mashed potatoes and pie and cookies and happiness. Okay, maybe not that last one, but the other ones for sure!
We’re coming up on the second to last month of the year. Can you believe that?! I surely can’t.
But with a new month comes new trends. And as we’re nearing the holidays, searches for food-related entertaining are spiking. In fact, Pinterest is reporting that searches for food and drink pins increase 24% this time of year! 24%!!
That being said, this is the perfect opportunity to start promoting your holiday-themed content, and here are a few trends to help get you started:
Happy almost October, friends! Can you believe it? We’re in full-on fall mode, and I’m just so darn happy about it. I know I’m not unique by saying that fall is my favorite time of year. The cooler weather, the changing leaves, the cinnamon-spiked food; this time of year just screams “comfort” to me.
As you probably know, readers are starting to search for some fall-centric recipes and ideas to help them embrace autumn and the upcoming holidays. Luckily, this is the perfect opportunity for influencers to give these readers some inspiration for the season. Here’s what readers are searching for in October:
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.
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.