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NamelyMarly.com and Chopped Conference creator Marly McMillen reveals strategies to take your food blog to the next level. Through exciting interviews with industry leaders she will help you grow your social media platform, hone your online business skills, create killer marketing strategies, learn the latest tricks to improve your food photography and more in order to get ahead of the curve in the food blogging world. Become the food blogging business owner of your dreams with the Chopped P ...
 
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As a food blogger it's easy to fall into the trap of thinking if we just work more, we'll be more successful. This type of mindset can lead to burnout, which can eventually lead to quitting altogether. Today's guests, Sarah and Laura of The Wander Cooks, talk about the importance of creating life balance with our work. Remember, this is a marathon,…
 
We've all heard the directive, the money is in the list! This is implying that growing your email list can pay off in the long run. But if you're struggling to grow your list, or trying to figure out what to say to them once they're there, Matt Molen has an inspiring message. Look at your email list as an investment. That changes everything. Matt i…
 
We've learned a lot about the ways to drive traffic to your site, from Pinterest, to Facebook, to Google, and more. But what do you do with that audience once they're there? Today we're learning about cultivating an engaged food blog audience. Because having an engaged audience makes all the difference. Today's guest is John Greely with the site Sl…
 
If you're a food blogger and you're looking for a better vision for your role, Laurie Buckle of Cook-It Media, encourages you to consider becoming the Editor-in-Chief. It's kinda catchy, don't you think? It has a good ring to it. Whereas a blogger may be simply going from post to post, the editor-in-chief takes a higher level view of her audience a…
 
If you thought food blogging would be one continuous path to success, join the club. However, that "build it and they will come" model is more like fantasy than reality. Today's guest, Lindsay Moe, is here talking about Pushing Past Roadblocks. Look, roadblocks happen. Sometimes they slow you down. However, Lindsay shares great advice on how to not…
 
Now that food blogging is coming into its own as a career path, there are so many courses, consultants, and teams of individuals ready to be hired to help make your dream a reality. But what if you don't have the money for all that? Kristen Wood is here to talk about how to bootstrap your food blog. The good news? You can create a successful and th…
 
As a creative entrepreneur, food bloggers face a lot of struggles, including isolation, comparison and more. For food bloggers dealing with mental health issues, such as depression, anxiety disorder, bipolar, and more, there's an added layer of difficulty with this chosen career. Today's guest, Jennifer Farley, is here talking about food bloggers a…
 
You can Reinvigorate Your Pinterest Strategies with this thoughtful advice from Pinterest guru, Nicole Barker. Want to grow your audience to new levels? Pinterest is a powerful search engine that can deliver on that goal, but you have to know how to use it. And as many of us have learned the hard way, Pinterest is changing all the time. Learn the l…
 
We all know "comparison is the thief of joy" but that doesn't stop us from falling into the comparison trap. Today's guest, Cassie Heilbron, encourages stopping the comparison trap and loving your style as a food blogger. What does that mean? It means embracing the way you work. It means appreciating your style as a food photographer, blogger, and …
 
If you're excited about your food blogging career, finding a way to stay focused with your work is critical. Because there's a number of distractions that can take over your passions, including comparing whatever you're doing with others. Tanya Harris talks about becoming the focused food blogger and the tools she's used to help her along the way!…
 
If your day is broken into chunks of defined time, finding ways to get things done can be a struggle. Today's guest, Megan Porta, talks about planned productivity for limited time spans such as that. Without planning, your precious time can easily be squandered. That's while you'll love these tips from Megan about ways you can transform time to be …
 
Today's guest, JinJoo Lee with the site Kimchi Mari, is on the Chopped Podcast talking about the Art of Taking Yourself Seriously. There is no end to the distractions that can happen in any given day when you're working for yourself. JinJoo explains that when she realized she was putting everyone else's priorities above her own, things started to s…
 
Have you ever dreamed of launching a physical product for your blog? Today’s guest, Suzy Karadsheh of the site, The Mediterranean Dish did just that! However, today’s discussion has us also talking about the tools she used to grow her site to a successful blog, so much so that her husband quit his job and they now work together. You’ll love Suzy’s …
 
Are you busy updating old content on your site? Today’s guest, Melissa Riker, shares tips for the best ways to Give Old Content a Refresh so that it’s user friendly and SEO optimized! Learn tips to manage your time and hire help to get your content updated. And while you’re at it, get inspired by the conversation around staying motivated, food phot…
 
As a food blogger, finding time to get everything done is always a struggle! Today’s guest, Jessica Scully, is talking about time management. As an owner of a fitness center, mom, wife, and food blogger, Jessica has experience managing multiple priorities. Her fitness instructor mindset also gives plenty of tough love combined with self care as wel…
 
As a food blogger one of the biggest struggles can be simply showing up to do the work day in and day out. Today's guest, Brian Dixon, specializes in helping entrepreneurs not only find their audience but also reignite the spark and passion for their blog! Listen in as Brian shares his tips on how to become a mission focused blogger!…
 
Have you ever dreamed of being a really successful food blogger? Jessica Hoffman of the site Choosing Chia is today’s guest and she’s talking today about Developing a Food Blogger Work Ethic in order to find joy and balance in the work of achieving your goals. You can’t always have control over the outcomes, but you can use these mindset shifts and…
 
Food blogging can be a lonely business! It can feel like everyone has the skills to make it happen except you! Add to the mix a few rejections from places like Food Gawker and brands, and you’ve got a real recipe for disaster. Stephanie Melchione with the site The Cozy Cook talks about the rejections she experienced early on in her food blogging ca…
 
Adopt an Email Growth Mindset and optimize your email strategies. Email is where it’s at, and if you feel there’s room to improve your email marketing strategy, Matt is the go-to expert! He’s worked with thousands of bloggers, including well-known food bloggers, to help them grow their list, and send more engaging content to their readers. Be a par…
 
There are a LOT Of myths about SEO and today’s guest, Megan Clarke of Clapping Dog Media is here to dispel those myths! Do you think SEO is constantly changing? Or that it’s just too hard? Megan has some great ways you can incorporate SEO into your food blogging strategies. It’s a lively and fun conversation that will leave you feeling inspired!…
 
A failure to plan is a plan to fail and the really successful people in this world have that figured out. As a blogger, you’re the boss so creating a plan is paramount for your success! Michelle Palin is today’s guest on the Chopped Podcast and she’s talking about planning, setting goals and finding ways to achieve them!…
 
Has your blog been the victim of scope creep? This is what happens when we start out with an original purpose and slowly expand that purpose to include more and more. Nora Schlesinger is here today to discuss how to solve those scope creep issues. She refers to it as downsizing your blog. Nora is sharing specific strategies she used to downsize her…
 
If you’re curious about self publishing a cookbook, Chelsea Cole is telling her experience and shares her process for how to self publish, how to design a cookbook, and more! Chelsea was inspired to create her first cookbook and shares about how the experience changed her blog and opened many doors for her and her blog!…
 
If you are feeling a heightened sense of emotion related to your food blog — whether you’re scurrying to update old content or trying to get more traffic — adopting a Curiosity MIndset can transform your entrepreneurial experience. Special guest, Cara Ansis is here to talk about the ways that understanding your motives and underlying negative self …
 
If you feel overwhelmed as a food blogger, there’s a reason why — it’s too all too much! There was a day when a food blogger could be a solopreneur but the industry is changing, expanding, and requiring more and more of individuals who are committed to success. Sara Nelson of the site Real Balanced is here with a new business model: A team approach…
 
Are you the super hero for your blog? That may seem like a good thing, but Mike Michalowicz is here talking about why we should be moving the needle from super hero to Super Visionary! Why? Because becoming the Super Visionary will transform your day-to-day work from stressed and overwhelmed to feeling more passionate and inspired about your missio…
 
Erren Hart with the site Erren’s Kitchen describes her success story as a food blogger with all of its ups and downs. She’s an inspiration in so many ways, especially as she talks about her drive and passion towards the path of success. Erren has such a great sense of humor and shares so honestly, it’s a real treat to listen in to today’s episode. …
 
In this episode of the Chopped Podcast, I’m joined by Nora Taylor of the site Nora Cooks. We talk finding courage to follow your dream. Because Nora had other options before her. Solid options. It was a job offer that fit her education. But following a "whim" Nora found herself purchasing her first DSLR instead. Today's discussion highlights what h…
 
Join me for this discussion with Amber Bracegirlde and Eric Hochberger, co-founders of Mediavine, about Mediavine's latest product for bloggers. Create with Mediavine is a plugin you can use to create recipe cards, DIY cards, and even list cards. And this is only the beginning. If you're curious to learn more about Create before using it, today is …
 
Listen in as Brandi Crawford returns to the show to talk about her continued phenomenal growth as a food blogger. Brandi is living the dream as a food blogger and shares her expertise so you can too. Brandi and Marly discuss their passion for spreadsheets to stay organized. And Marly discusses how she went through an SEO review and discusses her us…
 
Today’s discussion with PR expert Alistair Clay will tell you why it’s so important to give yourself permission to believe in your story. Because you have one and your audience wants to hear it. Alistair has expertise in helping influencers know their story, have confidence in it, and deliver it to their audience in a way that makes a difference. Y…
 
This episode features Australian food blogger, Jessica Holmes, the creative baker behind the site the Sweetest Menu. Jessica and I had such a fun-loving, interesting conversation about the challenges of finding joy as a food blogger while also working a full-time job. Deep in the heart of that conversation you’ll find a direct connection between jo…
 
Trying to take your entrepreneurial endeavors to a professional level can be a grind. Today's guest, Katie Webster, talks about the importance of Building Blocks to Success as a way to make it easier and more achievable. Katie shares so many helpful strategies for staying organized and on top of your goals as a food blogger.…
 
Looking for a dose of inspiration? Check out my conversation this week with lawyer-turned-food-blogger Jessica Hylton Leckie of the site Jessica in the Kitchen. She shares how she fell in love with food blogging and the struggles she overcame to take it from hobby to career. It's an inspiring, down-to-earth discussion about authenticity, branding y…
 
Cheryl Malik was busy helping other organizations run successful social media campaigns when she thought, “Why don’t I try doing this for myself?” It’s a good thing she did because today she is the creative force behind the popular site 40 Aprons. On today’s show she’s sharing tips on how to get things done, including developing a virtual team that…
 
Today's guest, Joanie Simon, shares how taking the leap to start her food blog and food photography career changed her life! In addition to finding more engaging work, Joanie also started a YouTube channel to share her food photography experiences with a few other people and then it took off! Now Joanie's channel, The Bite Shot, has over 80K subscr…
 
Learn how this culinary scientist turned her passion and love for food into a food blog. How did she go about creating it, what were her goals in engaging with her audience, what were the skills she needed to be successful? Jessica Gavin, culinary scientist and author of the book Easy Culinary Science for Better Cooking shares about all of this and…
 
If you ever think you've got too much on your plate as a food blogger, just imagine today's guest, Serene Herrera. She has FIVE children between the ages of 14 and 1, and yet somehow she gets it done! I talked with Serene to learn her Best Time Management Strategies for Food Bloggers. I think you're going to love it!…
 
Feel like everybody else has this food blogging thing figured out, but you're still struggling? Today I'm talking about How to Find Your Passion with Sarah Cook. And she knows about struggles. She shares candidly about the site rebrands, Pinterest mistakes, personal struggles, and more before finding her stride as a food blogger. Be ready to be ins…
 
Do you think the food blogging milieu is too crowded? Too competitive? That it's impossible to grow your site? If so, today's show is just for you! I'm discussing the Secrets to Growing Your Food Blog with Brandi Crawford. Brandi shares about her numbers and the tremendous success she achieved within the first year of her food blog!…
 
It's easy to say the words, repeat a few mantras, and imagine that you're walking an authentic entrepreneurial walk. But if you keep bumping up against the same walls (or ceilings), there's a chance you haven't addressed some underlying issues. In today's discussion, Cara and Marly talk about Simulating Abundance and how to tap into real, authentic…
 
It's doesn't seem like a natural fit at first, but using Minimalism as a Food Blogger can be an effective way of knowing how to use your time with purpose. Masa and Michael Ofei of the site The Minimalist Vegan share their perspectives on using minimalism in blogging, social media, and passion/professional projects.…
 
As a food blogger one of your primo taste is creating value for your audience. It is so central and yet elusive at times as well. Today I'm sharing my interview with Heidi Larsen of Foodie Crush, about how we can bring value, the impact of food photography, and using planners to guide and plan our everyday work.…
 
Are you thinking about writing a cookbook? It's something a lot of food bloggers do. Today's guest Lisa Huff talks about how her food blog career helped her get a book deal and passion she put into creating her book. We also talk about the struggles of comparison as a food blogger and how to navigate those negative feelings and be your best!…
 
Today we're talking about Growing Your Food Blog to Two Million Pageviews Per Month, SEO, and Building a Diversified Revenue Stream with Amanda Batcher on the Chopped Podcast. If you dream of the day when you can make your food blog your full-time career, today's episode will enlighten you on Amanda's process for doing just that!…
 
Learn about Launching a YouTube Food Channel and a new career with guest, Beth Le Menach. Beth shares about her experience creating video production and YouTube channels for her job and how she transferred that knowledge to create her own thriving food-focused YouTube Channel. Now she's turned that into a new career!…
 
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