7 awesome apps we’re using to build Pinch of Yum and Food Blogger Pro

Jul 16, 2014 - Trying to build a blog without good applications is like trying to build a house without good tools. You can do it, but it will take a lot longer. Have you ever searched for a password you wrote down on a piece of paper and put “somewhere safe” (but you’re not quite sure where that […]

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How we improved our landing page conversion rate by 138%

Jul 9, 2014 - Three months ago I wrote a post called How to Increase Your Conversion Rates with A/B Testing. In the post I promised to put together quarterly updates to let everyone know how the A/B testing is going. My hope with these quarterly updates is to: Encourage you to do A/B testing if you have the time […]

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Introducing The Nutrition Label Generator

Jun 26, 2014 - Note: The Nutrition Label Generator is no longer a part of Food Blogger Pro – instead, you can find it at Nutrifox.com. We realized that there were some features that we wanted to add to the NLG but couldn’t because of how (and where) it was built. We needed to create a dedicated environment where […]

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The best type of affiliate marketing: What it is and why you need to do it

Jun 7, 2014 - I always get giddy when I talk about affiliate marketing. It’s just so darn cool. You know what I mean? You don’t? Okay…fine then. I guess I’ll have to convince you. And I’ll do so by telling you about how the best type of affiliate marketing can help you increase the income you’re earning from […]

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Why We Moved to MailChimp

May 21, 2014 - This to-do item was on my list for about a year: Move Pinch of Yum RSS Email off of Feedburner. It was one of those to-do items that becomes nearly invisible. Kind of like that stray box in the basement that still isn’t unpacked five years after moving. You know it’s there, you think of […]

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Ad Network Tracking Tool – Built by the FBP Community

Apr 16, 2014 - In the most recent Traffic and Income Report on Pinch of Yum I shared how Kiersten Frase’s eBook, How to Monetize Your Food Blog (affiliate link), made me realize that we could be doing a much better job of creating income from the ads we’re running on Pinch of Yum. It made me realize that […]

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How to Increase Your Conversion Rates with A/B Testing

Apr 9, 2014 - There are four ways to increase income from your blog. Increase traffic. Increase advertisements. Increase prices. Increase conversion rates. We’re going to be discussing #4 today. In order to increase our conversion rate we’re going to use a system called A/B testing. Note: You might not have a product you’re selling, but A/B testing is still […]

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How we increased our blog’s monthly income by over $1,500 without increasing traffic

Mar 12, 2014 - Traffic represents tangible numbers that allow you to easily see how your blog is performing, but it’s only half the battle when it comes to monetizing your blog. Yes, you need to be smart about ways to increase traffic to your blog. You also need to be smart about ways to increase your effectiveness at monetizing […]

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4 ways you should be backing up your computer and blog

Mar 5, 2014 - Most people are pretty good at protecting the physical products in their lives. We put insurance on our cars, cases on our phones, and locks on our bikes. But bloggers live in a world where they also need to protect their digital products. Things like blog posts, eBooks, photos, and videos represent huge investments of […]

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5 ways to make more money from your food blog

Feb 19, 2014 - If you’re making a dollar from your food blog, you could probably be making two. If you’re making $100, you could probably be making $200. If you’re making $1,000, you could probably be making $2,000. I could keep going with that, but I’m guessing you get the point: you’re probably not maximizing the earning potential […]

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