7 Simple Advertising Terms Every Food Blogger Should Understand

Jan 29, 2014 - Let’s face it. Advertising terms can be confusing. Especially if you’re one of those “i’d-rather-poke-myself-in-the-eye-than-do-anything-that-has-to-with-math” kind of people. But if you’re looking to turn your food blog into your career (or even just your mocha money) then it’s important that you have a solid understanding of advertising terminology. The good news is that the most […]

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New Course – VaultPress

Sep 11, 2013 - In last week’s post I shared six essential plugins that every food blogger should install on their blog. The first (and most important) plugin from that list is called VaultPress. VaultPress is an important plugin because it automatically creates daily backups of your entire blog. If you’re lucky, you’ll never have to use it. If […]

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The Food Blogger Pro Affiliate Program

Jul 18, 2013 - We’re beyond excited to let you know that the Food Blogger Pro affiliate program has officially launched! Before I explain more about the program I wanted to say a big thanks to the team that helped make sure that every pixel was in place and every line of code written perfectly. Jon and Nate from […]

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New Course – Giveaways

May 1, 2013 - Giveaways are an incredible way to grow your social media following, attract new readers, and even do market research. In this course, we cover the basics of getting up and running with a giveaway, customizing your giveaway with pictures and additional entry options, promoting your giveaway, and closing your giveaway once it has ended. Ready […]

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New Course – URL Shorteners

Apr 12, 2013 - The growth of microblogging sites like Twitter have pushed URL shorteners into the mainstream. Owl.y, Goo.gl and Bit.ly are examples of sites that offer URL shortening services. In this course we use Bit.ly to create a basic short URL, track the stats for that URL, and then create our very own custom branded short URL. […]

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Introducing The Community Forum

Apr 9, 2013 - Today we’re excited to introduce you to a new branch of Food Blogger Pro. The Community Forum! Before talking details, I wanted to share why I feel like this is such an important part of Food Blogger Pro. When Lindsay and I first started Pinch of Yum back in 2010 we were amazed at the […]

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Member Survey and the FBP Forum

Mar 19, 2013 - Good news from Food Blogger Pro! We’re almost ready to launch the FBP forum. Before we launch the forum, we want to get to know you a little bit better and give you an opportunity to get to know other members, so we put together a simple get-to-know-you survey. If you’re interested, you can fill […]

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Course Updates – March

Mar 13, 2013 - What’s the one thing that’s constant with technology? Change. 🙂 Below are the Food Blogger Pro videos that have recently been updated. Course: Akismet Akismet is a comment spam prevention plugin from WordPress.com (reminder: WordPress.com is the for-profit branch of WordPress). Update: When signing up for Akismet you now need to use a WordPress.com username to […]

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New Course – Google Alerts

Feb 23, 2013 - The list of responsibilities you have as a food blogger can seem endless. You’re the photographer, the food stylist, the author, the recipe developer, the dish washer, the IT person, the social media manager, and the marketer. Did I miss anything? I’m sure I did. One thing you don’t have to do on your own […]

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Tips for using Food Blogger Pro

Feb 14, 2013 - Food Blogger Pro is officially two weeks old! Over the past 14 days, videos on Food Blogger Pro have been played over 4,000 times by 175 different members in 26 different countries. Pretty cool. In order to celebrate our two week birthday we put together some simple tips to help you maximize your Food Blogger […]

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