240: Income – Making More Money Without Doing More Work with Bjork Ostrom

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Welcome to episode 240 of The Food Blogger Pro Podcast! This week on the podcast, Bjork talks through the ways you can create income without doing more work.

Making more money without doing more work…that’s the dream, right?

Well, now it’s a reality!

Bjork is here today to chat through some of the ways you can work smarter and make more money without doing more work. It’s a really helpful reminder that we don’t necessarily need to be hustling all the time to get our businesses to a new level; some small tweaks in your day-to-day can help get you there as well.

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239: Ten Years – The Seasons of Pinch of Yum with Lindsay Ostrom

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Welcome to episode 239 of The Food Blogger Pro Podcast! This week on the podcast, Bjork interviews Lindsay Ostrom about navigating the different seasons in her blogging journey.

Pinch of Yum is turning 10 this year, and as I’m sure you can imagine, it has changed quite a bit in that time.

In today’s episode of the podcast, you’ll hear about the different seasons of Pinch of Yum and how Lindsay navigated them while building her blog into a business. And she covers it all – from running her blog as a side hustle to transitioning to it being her full-time gig to hiring team members to current day.

Regardless of what season of your blogging journey you’re currently in, you’ll find a lot of advice in this episode that can help you navigate the good, the tough, and everything in-between.

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237: The One Thing – What We’re Excited to Focus On in 2020

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Welcome to episode 237 of The Food Blogger Pro Podcast! This week on the podcast, the team talks about the “one thing” they’re excited to accomplish in 2020.

This is a different kind of podcast episode, but we think you’re really going to like it.

Heading into a new year can feel a bit overwhelming, but it sometimes helps to narrow-down your focus and think through that “one thing” you’re excited to accomplish this year.

And that’s exactly what we’re doing in this interview! Alexa, Bjork, and Emily each share the one thing they’re excited to tackle in 2020, and we hope that it encourages you to figure out your “one thing” as well.

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235: FBP Rewind – Three Ways to Set Smarter Goals in the New Year with Bjork Ostrom

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Welcome to episode 235 of The Food Blogger Pro Podcast! This week on the podcast, Bjork talks about how you can set better goals in the new year.

Tomorrow we welcome a new year and a new decade (depending on who you ask). And that’s why we thought it was important to rewind back to our 131st episode, Three Ways to Set Smarter Goals in the New Year with Bjork Ostrom.

We all know how new years resolutions or goals typically go: we’re ambitious and make a ton of changes, and we slowly but surely fall out of those habits we once wanted to strengthen.

If you’ve experienced this with your new years goals, you’re not alone. And if you have some goals or resolutions you wish to keep this year, we think you’re really going to love this episode. Bjork’s tips will help you create goals that will last and help you accomplish those goals with the right mindset.

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234: FBP Rewind – How to Level Up Your Life with UJ Ramdas

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Welcome to episode 234 of The Food Blogger Pro Podcast! This week on the podcast, Bjork interviews UJ Ramdas from Intelligent Change about gratitude, journaling, and meditation.

For today’s FBP Rewind episode, we’re rewinding back to episode 124 – How to Level Up Your Life with UJ Ramdas.

UJ is the co-creator of The Five Minute Journal and the co-founder of a company called Intelligent Change, and I thought this was a particularly fitting episode to reshare at the end of the year because we all like to review each year and make goals or resolutions for the new year.

And our hope is that some of the principles and tools that UJ and Bjork talk about in this episode can make a positive impact in your new year.

So if you’re looking for a little accountability and actionable ways you can accomplish those goals next year, I think you’re really going to enjoy this episode.

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233: 7 Questions – Ask Yourself These Questions at the End of the Year with Bjork Ostrom

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Welcome to episode 233 of The Food Blogger Pro Podcast! This week on the podcast, Bjork talks through seven questions to ask yourself as you look to the new year.

At the end of each year, we all get a little retrospective. How did this year go? Was it a good year or a not-so-great year? What can I do differently next year?

This episode will help you evaluate the current year in anticipation for the year ahead. Bjork outlines the seven questions you should ask yourself to help you assess, plan, and adjust the way you tackle your business each year.

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230: Membership Sites – How to Gain and Retain Members with Mike Morrison

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Welcome to episode 230 of The Food Blogger Pro Podcast! This week on the podcast, Bjork interviews Mike Morrison about growing and retaining your membership site audience.

You’re an expert in something, so you start a membership site to teach people what you know. But how do you grow your membership site audience?

That’s where Mike comes in. He’s here today to talk to you about not only how you can *gain members* and grow your membership site, but also how you can *retain* and support your current members.

And even if you *don’t* have a membership site, you’ll still be able to apply his tips on segmented marketing, onboarding, and surveying to your own blog. Enjoy!

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229: Email Marketing – Strategies for Bloggers with Allea Grummert

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Welcome to episode 229 of The Food Blogger Pro Podcast! This week on the podcast, Bjork talks to Allea Grummert about how bloggers can level-up their email marketing.

What comes to mind when you hear the words, “email marketing”? Is it something you’re excited about? Or is it “yet another thing” you have to figure out?

Whatever your relationship with email is, you’ll learn so much from this episode. Allea is here to talk all about email marketing strategies for bloggers and to take you through her six-step process for implementing a successful email marketing strategy.

We’re so excited for you to check out this episode, and if you listen all the way through, you’ll find out how you can schedule a free 30-minute strategy call with Allea!

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226: FBP Rewind – The Year of the Pivot with Melissa Coleman

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Welcome to episode 226 of The Food Blogger Pro Podcast! This week on the podcast, we’re rewinding back to our episode with Melissa Coleman called, “The Year of the Pivot.”

We’re rewinding back to an episode we aired in December 2018 with Melissa Coleman, the blogger, author, and designer behind the blog, The Faux Martha.

This episode is still one of our very favorite FBP Podcast episodes, and we think it’ll be helpful, especially since we’re already a month into the Q4 craziness that we typically face as food bloggers.

I think Melissa’s experiences will resonate with you as she talks about why it’s important to play, how to recover from a “fall” in your business, and how to find what feeds your soul.

This is such a great episode, and we’re so excited to re-share it with you today!

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224: 5 Routines – Adding Structure to Your Day with Bjork Ostrom

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Welcome to episode 224 of The Food Blogger Pro Podcast! This week on the podcast, Bjork talks about some of the routines he has implemented to help him stay focused.

Routines can help you establish habits in your work and personal lives, and in this episode, Bjork covers some of the routines that have been the most impactful in his life.

While you’re listening, we encourage you to take a look at your day to see where it might benefit from a routine. Maybe you can establish a new morning routine, or maybe you can find a way to make your inbox more manageable.

We hope this episode gets you excited about the wonderful world of routines!

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