3 Tips to Improve Your Blog’s Web Accessibility

Did you know that more than 96% of all websites are not accessible to users with disabilities? As food bloggers, it’s so important that we make our websites and recipes accessible and that we share content that everyone, including those with disabilities, can enjoy.

Who benefits from website accessibility? LOTS of your readers. One in four U.S. adults in the U.S. live with a disability, so this list could be a mile long, but a few examples include:

  • People with visual impairments who may require a screen reader
  • People with limited hand motor skills, arthritis, or other mobility issues that make using a keyboard or mouse difficult
  • People with color blindness
  • Non-English speakers who use translation services
  • People with epilepsy who might be triggered by a bright screen, motion, or flashing images

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How to Develop Original Recipes

If you write a food blog, chances are you’ve developed countless recipes over the years. Whether an idea for a recipe has come to you in the middle of the night, during a dinner at your favorite restaurant, or from another recipe, you know that this is just the beginning of developing the recipe to be uniquely yours.

With this process can come many different questions. When is a recipe completely your own? What if you run-out of recipe inspiration? What is considered plagiarism? How do you come up with a brand new recipe? Can recipes be copyrighted? Where do you even begin?!

Let’s start with the basics.

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6 Strategies for Negotiating Sponsored Content Contracts

If you’ve ever had a paid partnership with a brand, you know that contracts come with the territory. And if you haven’t done any sponsored content yet, now is the time to brush up on your negotiating skills and contract terminology. 

We’ve reviewed the MAGIC Framework for negotiating with brands in the past, but we wanted to dive deeper into the most common areas for negotiation within contracts.

I know, I know, I can almost hear the snores through the computer screen. But learning the language of contracts can empower you to be a much stronger negotiator and can mean a difference of thousands of dollars in payment.

We’ve broken down six clauses of a sponsored content contract that often lead to negotiations between a brand and a content creator. Within each section, we’ll chat about the most important things to look out for and prioritize. Let’s dig in!

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Foods Trending This Summer

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Helloooooo, summer and sunshine and never-ending pool days! ☀️

Well, almost. Here in the Northern hemisphere, summer doesn’t officially start until the end of June, but we are already embracing the summer spirit. Chances are your readers are too!

And if you’re trying to brainstorm some fresh new recipes to share on your blog or social media, we’ve got you covered. In this post, we’re sharing a roundup of foods that will be trending this summer to help give you some inspo for your content calendar!

Looking for more specific ideas for each month? Check out our monthly food content trends posts here:

Let’s dive into it, shall we?

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The Definitive Guide to Video Sizes for Social Media (Updated for 2022)

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Are you creating videos for your blog posts? If so, you probably want to share them on social media.

Videos can be shared on pretty much every social media platform, which is great for getting the most out of the videos you’re producing.

But it can also be a bit confusing because there are different recommendations for each platform. Between the videos you share on Instagram Stories and on the Facebook Feed, the recommended dimensions can vary quite a bit.

Luckily, we have your back. 😊 This post will be constantly updated with new recommendations so you can be confident you’re sharing the right kind of video to each social platform:

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