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WordPress 5.0 Gutenberg Release – What It Means for Bloggers

Hope you’re having a rockin’ Tuesday.

We wanted to send you a quick email because we got some news from WordPress HQ today: WordPress 5.0 (aka. the Gutenberg release) will be live this Thursday, December 6.

Because most of our members are using WordPress and because this is a sizable update, we wanted to send you a couple FAQs and some quick resources that will help you out with this transition:

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Trending Now in Food Blogging – December

Happy “Most Wonderful Time of the Year!”

I just adore December for two specific reasons: 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 2018. Here are some topics you can focus on in December:

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New Courses: Google Analytics and Caching with WP Rocket

Hey hey, friend!

This month was an exciting one at FBP HQ. Why? Because we published not one…but two new courses for you!

Well, newish. We refreshed two older courses: Google Analytics and Caching!

As I’m sure you’re aware, the internet changes constantly. That means our courses about blogging tools, software, and sites get out-of-date every once in a while.

We’re so excited to be updating some of those old courses to make them more helpful and current. 🙂

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Trending Now in Food Blogging – November

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.

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:

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Trending Now in Food Blogging – October

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:

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New Course: Social Media Strategy

It’s a beautiful day in the FBP neighborhood, friends!

And that’s because…it’s new course day. 🙂

Today’s new course is an exciting one because it was your most requested course topic: Social Media Strategy!

Social media can be tough. It sometimes seems like you have to be on Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, and Twitter all the time, every day.

But a little strategy goes a long way. This course is structured to teach you how to create a sustainable social media strategy that keeps you and your content visible to your followers.

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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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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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We’re Hiring! Member Success Agent

Hi, friends! This is a super-duper-amazing-fantastical day at Food Blogger Pro.

Why? We’re hiring! 🙂

Food Blogger Pro is a membership site focused on helping people reach their food blogging and business goals. We help our members start, grow, and monetize their food blogs with instructional videos, an active community forum, free community events, and Live Q&As.

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New Course: CoSchedule

Woo hoo! Are you ready? It’s new course day!

I always love new course day, but I really love today’s new course.

Imagine having a tool that combines all of your social profiles, integrates with WordPress, and keeps you organized.

Sounds too good to be true, right? Wrong!

That tool is CoSchedule, and it’s the topic of July’s new Food Blogger Pro course!

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