Zen Accounting for Bloggers

Sep 9, 2014 - There aren’t many things I’d rather be doing than accounting. Okay, well… actually… …now that I think of it there are quite a few things I’d rather be doing than accounting. Things like: Juggling porcupines Taste testing cardboard Listening to Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini on repeat. Are you with me or […]

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Email with Purpose: How your inbox can help you grow your blog

Sep 3, 2014 - If you don’t get a lot of email right now, you will someday. That might sound negative, but I’m predicting your future success. 🙂 Here’s how it’ll work: Your blog will continue to grow, and as your blog continues to grow so will the number of people you impact, and the more people you impact […]

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The Definitive List of Takedown Notice Forms

Aug 20, 2014 - Are you looking for a certain company’s takedown notice form? You’ve come to the right place. Does my word not convince you? I bet this ninja karate chopping a computer will. Convinced now? Good. 🙂 Before we look through the list I want to talk about what a takedown notice is and when I think you should use […]

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How to Block Bots and Spiders from Google Analytics (in under 5 minutes)

Aug 13, 2014 - Ready for an analytics quick tip? Good, cause we’re ’bout to get serious about improving the accuracy of your stats! Before you start you need to slip on your spider smooshing boots and strap on your bot squashing gloves. Got ’em on? Good. Let’s get started. Here’s the dealio: One of the primary ways that […]

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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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