The Food Blogger Pro Podcast

The Food Blogger Pro Podcast
Learn how to start, grow, and monetize your food blog. Photography | Online Business | Blogging | Social Media | Marketing

275: Optimizing Ads - How Food Bloggers Can Make the Most Out of Display Ads with Paul Bannister and Becca Clark
Oct 20 • 55 min
Ad revenue in Q4, common traits of top ad revenue-earning sites, and balancing ad revenue and user experience with AdThrive.
274: Q&A - How Food Bloggers Can Make the Most Out of Q4
Oct 13 • 56 min
Maximizing your Q4 revenue, how to keep the Q4 momentum, and republishing content with Bjork Ostrom and Jenna Arend.
273: Protecting Your Content - Policies and Trademarks and Disclaimers…oh my! with Danielle Liss
Oct 6 • 48 min
How to create and maintain Terms of Service, Privacy Policies, disclaimers, and more to protect your content with Danielle Liss.
272: Create Your Own Room - Finding Balance with Les Alfred
Sep 29 • 49 min
Tips for dealing with Imposter Syndrome, managing a podcast, and starting a new brand with Les Alfred.
271: Serving Your Subscribers - Running a Subscription-Based Business in 2020 with Melissa Lanz
Sep 22 • 59 min
How consumers use subscriptions, how to stay competitive as a subscription-based business, and how to get paid for your work with Melissa Lanz.
270: Get It Done - 11 Apps to Make You Superhuman with Bjork Ostrom
Sep 15 • 40 min
How to remind yourself of personal and business tasks, protect your stuff from theft, and keep a tidy computer with Bjork Ostrom.
269: Quality Content - How To Create The Best Recipes for Your Readers with Sally McKenney
Sep 8 • 44 min
How to manage a team as a blogger, republish content, and identify high-quality content with Sally McKenney.
268: FBP Rewind - Blogging Misconceptions, How to Choose a Host, and Why WordPress
Sep 1 • 66 min
Is the blogging niche too saturated, how to find a good host for your website, and the difference between and
267: FBP Rewind - An Architect’s Journey to Becoming a Freelance Food Photographer with Ashley McLaughlin
Aug 25 • 63 min
Creating a freelance photography business, shooting in manual mode, understanding a DSLR, and tips for improving your food photography skills with Ashley McLaughlin.
266: FBP Rewind - Write More, Write Better, and Write Smarter with Gabriela Pereira
Aug 18 • 66 min
Learn how to write with focus, read with purpose, and build your community in this special FBP Rewind episode with Gabriela Pereira from DIY MFA.
265: Adapting and Adjusting - Having a Gratitude Mindset with Beth Moncel
Aug 11 • 53 min
Delegating work, how to solve your readers’ problems, and dedicating time to learn with Beth Moncel.
264: Persistence - Building a Seven-Figure Blogging Business with Chelsea Lords
Aug 4 • 53 min
Creating reader-first content, how to effectively work with brands, and creating a seven-figure income with Chelsea Lords.
263: Creating with Confidence - Consistency, Quality Content, and Establishing Trust with Tieghan Gerard
Jul 28 • 58 min
How to advocate for your brand, the importance of content, and growing an Instagram following to 1.7 million with Tieghan Gerard.
262: A Food Blogging Journey - Freelancing, Ads, Working with Brands, Catering, and Writing a Cookbook with Mary Cressler and Sean Martin
Jul 21 • 53 min
How to understand your blog data, why blogging was more profitable than freelancing, and how to write a cookbook with Mary Cressler and Sean Martin.
261: Managing Sponsored Content - How to Work With Brands with Bruno Bornsztein
Jul 14 • 57 min
Why metrics are so important to brands, how to increase the probability of working with your favorite brand, and how content ownership works with Bruno Bornsztein.
260: Managing Sponsored Content - How Pinch of Yum Works with Brands with Jenna Arend
Jul 7 • 45 min
How to communicate with brands, work with brands goals in mind, and manage sponsored content work with Pinch of Yum’s Jenna Arend.
259: Keep Showing Up - Finding Success On YouTube with Beth Le Manach
Jun 30 • 58 min
Why watch time is important on YouTube, how to produce video content without a crew, and the types of videos that perform best on YouTube with Beth Le Manach.
258: Uncorked - Conversations on Race and Wine with Julia Coney
Jun 24 • 51 min
How to start having conversations about race, how wine and race intersect, and how to support black and people of color in the wine industry.
257: Where Do We Go From Here - Pinch of Yum Post Recap
Jun 16 • 36 min
Our favorite resources to help support black-owned businesses and learn more about being actively anti-racist with Bjork and Lindsay Ostrom.
An Update
Jun 2 • 3 min
We’re taking a break from our normal podcast schedule this week to reflect and offer help and support to those who need it. Here are the links to some of the resources and organizations Bjork mentioned in this episode: - Pinch of Yum’s post:…
256: Career Transitioning - Love Your Next Career with Wendy Braitman
May 26 • 49 min
Why connection is important, how to make the most out of growth opportunities, and how to build a career that you love with Wendy Braitman.
255: How-To Videos - Engaging Video Made Simple with Jake Poses
May 19 • 49 min
How the Jumprope app works, why how-to videos are great for recipe creators, and the importance of stories with Jake Poses.
254: Leveraging Traffic - What You Can Do With More Website Traffic
May 12 • 34 min
Using Google Analytics to form content decisions, why email list signups are important for food bloggers, and the impact more traffic has on ad revenue.
253: Growth Hacking - How Yumna Jawad Got 2.2M Followers on Instagram and 200K Followers on TikTok
May 5 • 57 min
How to grow an audience on social media, why connection is important, and how to post unique content to TikTok with Yumna Jawad.
252: Expert Check-In - What You Should Know About Traffic, Sponsored Content, and Pinterest in 2020
Apr 28 • 102 min
How website traffic and ad revenue are affected by the coronavirus, how to ask your audience what it needs, and how you can evolve your content calendar based on what’s performing on Pinterest.
251: Empathy - The Power of Understanding and Serving Your Audience with Laurie Buckle
Apr 21 • 57 min
How creators can navigate the pandemic, how you can evolve your content, and knowing who you’re serving as a blogger with Laurie Buckle.
250: Focus Management - Conditioning Yourself to Do More Meaningful Work with Dave Crenshaw
Apr 14 • 48 min
The costs associated with switchtasking, the difference between time management and focus management, and how to restore your missing minute with Dave Crenshaw.
249: Team Check-In - Redesigning a Membership Site, Fulfilling a Need in the Market, and Step-by-Step Recipe Videos
Apr 7 • 34 min
What to consider when launching a redesign, how to get involved with Clariti, and step-by-step videos with the Tasty Recipes plugin.
248: Running at an Incline - How Pinch of Yum is Approaching Content in a Difficult Season
Mar 31 • 39 min
How Pinch of Yum is approaching sponsored content, planning new content, and letting go of certain tasks during the COVID-19 pandemic.
247: Covering the Basics - Running a Business During a Pandemic
Mar 24 • 27 min
Remembering to care for the essentials, how to approach content creation during the COVID-19 outbreak, and the importance of avoiding disastertunity.
246: Hiring - Building a Better Team with Moses Balian
Mar 17 • 51 min
Hiring a contractor vs. an employee, how employee benefits work, and how you can start building your team with Moses Balian.
245: Feeling Stuck - What To Do When You Feel Like You’ve Done Everything with Bjork Ostrom
Mar 10 • 39 min
The importance of limiting comparison, how to be flexible, focusing on your craft, and why posting frequency isn’t very important with Bjork Ostrom.
244: Diversification - Solving Business Challenges & Acquiring Profitable Businesses with Kevin McArdle
Mar 3 • 58 min
How SaaS businesses solve problems, tips for diversifying your portfolio, and the importance of delegating with Kevin McArdle.
243: Best-in-Class Content - Keyword Research, Creating Value, and Authority with Ewen Finser
Feb 25 • 62 min
Why keyword research is so important, what EAT means, and updating content with Ewen Finser.
242: Social Trends - Pinterest in 2020 with Kate Ahl
Feb 18 • 50 min
What fresh content is and why it’s important for Pinterest, how to use Pinterest Trends, and how often you should be pinning with Kate Ahl.
241: Social Trends - Facebook and Instagram in 2020 with Abby Bayatpour
Feb 11 • 36 min
Facebook groups as part of a social strategy, building engagement on Instagram, and how to streamline writing your Instagram captions with Abby Bayatpour.
240: Income - Making More Money Without Doing More Work with Bjork Ostrom
Feb 4 • 34 min
How home office deductions work, why you should consider hiring a CPA, and how to track your mileage with Bjork Ostrom.
239: Ten Years - The Seasons of Pinch of Yum with Lindsay Ostrom
Jan 28 • 52 min
How to be light on your feet, the most impactful work for Pinch of Yum, and the sacrifices of building a business with Lindsay Ostrom.
238: Understanding Ads - How to Increase Your Earnings from Ads with Bjork Ostrom
Jan 21 • 36 min
Ad-supported video players, why user experience is important, and understanding ad impressions with Bjork Ostrom.
237: The One Thing - What We’re Excited to Focus On in 2020
Jan 14 • 29 min
How Pinch of Yum is repurposing recipe videos, how to manage a remote team, and what to expect with the Food Blogger Pro redesign.
236: Themes - Performance-Focused Designs with Bill Erickson
Jan 7 • 43 min
How your site design can impact site speed, optimizing your category pages, and how to build your own thing with Bill Erickson.
235: FBP Rewind - Three Ways to Set Smarter Goals in the New Year with Bjork Ostrom
Dec 31, 2019 • 21 min
Setting SMART goals, understanding the why behind your goals, and the importance of gratitude with Bjork Ostrom.
234: FBP Rewind - How to Level Up Your Life with UJ Ramdas
Dec 24, 2019 • 51 min
Why you should start gratitude journaling, the Five Minute Journal, the benefits of meditation, and how to cultivate awe with UJ Ramdas.
233: 7 Questions – Ask Yourself These Questions at the End of the Year with Bjork Ostrom
Dec 17, 2019 • 29 min
How to get things done and enjoy the work you’re doing, why you should think about who you’re serving, and how to improve over time with Bjork Ostrom.
232: Repurposing Video - Maximizing the Impact of Recipe Videos with Brita Britnell
Dec 10, 2019 • 54 min
How to repurpose recipe videos, why watch time is important on YouTube, and how to charge for client work with Brita Britnell.
231: A Better Experience - Building Engagement, Not Just Traffic with Kingston Duffie
Dec 3, 2019 • 66 min
Figuring out your “why,” how to determine success based on metrics, and why search is so important on websites with Kingston Duffie.
230: Membership Sites - How to Gain and Retain Members with Mike Morrison
Nov 26, 2019 • 56 min
Evergreen content, onboarding your members, reducing churn, and segmenting your marketing lists with Mike Morrison.
229: Email Marketing - Strategies for Bloggers with Allea Grummert
Nov 19, 2019 • 49 min
How to create a long-term nurture sequence, how to encourage your email list to take action, and a six-step process for implementing a successful email sequence with Allea Grummert.
228: Focus - The Freedom of a Niche with Isabel Orozco-Moore
Nov 12, 2019 • 52 min
Rebranding a food blog, leaning into a niche, and Keep-Delegate-Delete lists with Isabel Orozco-Moore.
227: FBP Rewind - 5 Tips to Improve Your Food Photography with Rachel Korinek
Nov 5, 2019 • 44 min
Why texture is important in food photography, how to capture shadows in food photography, and why color theory is important for food photography with Rachel Korinek.
226: FBP Rewind - The Year of the Pivot with Melissa Coleman
Oct 29, 2019 • 55 min
How to navigate the fall, the importance of play, and protecting the everyday with Melissa Coleman.
225: Your Questions Answered - Bjork Answers Your Blog Monetization, Content, and Social Questions
Oct 22, 2019 • 45 min
Using your area of expertise to create content, using ads for your website, and the biggest earning potential from blogging.
224: 5 Routines - Adding Structure to Your Day with Bjork Ostrom
Oct 15, 2019 • 35 min
How to filter your emails, why you should create a morning routine, and how to perform quarterly Google Search Console reviews.
223: Full Potential - Extracting All of the Juice from Your Content
Oct 8, 2019 • 24 min
What a post log is, how Pinch of Yum uses their blog post log, and how to automate the creation of your post log.
222: All In - Leaving a Full-Time Job to Work on a Side Gig with Tommy Griffith
Oct 1, 2019 • 53 min
Why you’re the most important part of your business, turning your side gig into your full-time job, and understanding your unfair advantage with Tommy Griffith.
221: Live - Bjork Goes Live to Answer Your Blogging Questions
Sep 24, 2019 • 45 min
How backlinks work, how to launch your blog, and how to grow a podcast.
220: Grow - Finding Your Tribe, Growing Your Social Media Reach, and Tools to Measure Growth
Sep 17, 2019 • 43 min
How to find your super friends, how to optimize your growth on social media, and what tools you should use to track your blog’s growth.
219: Start - Blogging Misconceptions, How to Choose a Host, and Why WordPress
Sep 10, 2019 • 66 min
Why there’s still a place for your blog, how to choose a good WordPress host, and why we recommend WordPress for food bloggers.
218: Monetization: Display Ad Strategy, Finding Your Sponsored Content Rate, and Affiliate Marketing for Bloggers
Sep 3, 2019 • 61 min
When you should add display ads to your site, how to find your sponsored content rate, and how to be an effective affiliate.
217: Processes - Storing Video Files, Producing a Podcast, and Managing Sponsored Content
Aug 27, 2019 • 73 min
How to store your files in the cloud, the process we use to produce the podcast, and how Pinch of Yum manages their sponsored content.
216: Content - Are Recipes Copyrightable, Layers in Food Photography, and New Resources for Food Bloggers
Aug 20, 2019 • 45 min
How recipe copyrighting works, important parts of a food photograph, how to find your photography style, and new content on Food Blogger Pro.
215: Share - Encouraging Others to Pin Your Content, Creating an Instagram Story Series, and Understanding Engagement
Aug 13, 2019 • 56 min
Pinning what’s important on Pinterest, establishing an Instagram Story series, and tips for understanding engagement.
214: Optimize - Making Old Content Better, Building Authority, and Understanding the Impact of Your Optimizations
Aug 6, 2019 • 60 min
How to figure out which old posts you should optimize, what it means to “connect” your posts, and a simple way to track your optimization efforts.
213: Trends - The Latest in Site Speed, How to Find Timely Content, and Social Media Trends
Jul 30, 2019 • 54 min
Trends in site speed, how to publish trendy content on your blog, using hashtags on Pinterest, and creating a patterned Instagram grid.
212: New - A New Format, Crafting New Content, and New Courses for Bloggers
Jul 23, 2019 • 43 min
How Lindsay organizes and creates new content for Pinch of Yum, new courses on Food Blogger Pro, and why we’re switching up our podcast format.
211: Enrollment Week at Food Blogger Pro
Jul 16, 2019 • 12 min
How you can join Food Blogger Pro, when our prices are increasing, and how you can get access to a special master class called My Instagram Playbook.
210: Pinch of Yum’s Instagram Playbook with Lindsay Ostrom
Jul 9, 2019 • 57 min
The two biggest decisions that helped Pinch of Yum grow their Instagram account, why it’s important to track your social media habits, and how to register for our free, virtual Instagram Playbook event with Lindsay Ostrom.
209: FBP Rewind: How to Make $40K in the First Year of Blogging with Chelsea Lords from Chelsea’s Messy Apron
Jul 2, 2019 • 59 min
How you can make money from a blog, what Chelsea’s social strategy looks like, and how much to charge for a sponsored post with Chelsea Lords.
208: Success Story: Full-Time Blogging and Physical Products with Suzy Karadsheh
Jun 25, 2019 • 54 min
How to lean into a blogging niche, how to sell physical products online, and how blogging has changed through the years with Suzy Karadsheh.
207: Consciously Uncoupling and Crafting the Ideal Workspace with Melissa Coleman
Jun 18, 2019 • 56 min
Building routines to deal with daily chaos, how parameters help you design, and tips for refining your design with Melissa Coleman.
206: YouTube for Food Influencers with Tim Schmoyer
Jun 11, 2019 • 51 min
How YouTube prioritizes videos, why YouTube is different from other social platforms, and the characteristics of successful YouTube accounts with Tim Schmoyer.
205: Fitness, Finance, and Fun - How (and Why) You Need to Build a Personal Board of Directors
Jun 4, 2019 • 34 min
What a Personal Board of Directors does, how to fill the seats on your Personal Board of Directors, and how your Personal Board of Directors can help you grow with Bjork Ostrom.
204: Company Structure - LLCs, S-Corps, and Accounting, oh my!
May 28, 2019 • 27 min
What is an EIN, how to separate your business finances from your personal finances, and keeping your books in order with Bjork Ostrom.
203: Low-Hanging Fruit - How We’re Finding and Juicing the Low-Hanging Fruits in Our Businesses with Bjork Ostrom
May 21, 2019 • 27 min
Balancing the attention you give to ads, increasing your business’ earning potential, and making a blog visit more valuable with Bjork Ostrom.
202: WP Tasty - Our Early Stage Strategy for Building Traffic and Marketing with Bjork Ostrom
May 14, 2019 • 33 min
Retargeting website visitors, specific opt-ins, and quick-start guides with Bjork Ostrom.
201: Email Marketing for Bloggers with Matt Molen
May 7, 2019 • 53 min
Why you should be implementing an email strategy, how to get more readers on your list, and what to do once those readers are on your list with Matt Molen.
200: The State of Food Blogger Pro with Bjork Ostrom
Apr 30, 2019 • 53 min
How we built a membership site on WordPress, how we work as a team, and how we run our business with Bjork Ostrom.
199: The State of Pinch of Yum with Lindsay Ostrom
Apr 23, 2019 • 48 min
Tips for recipe development, using photography and writing templates, and working with a shoot assistant with Lindsay Ostrom.
198: Using Google Ads as a Blogger with Chris Schaeffer
Apr 16, 2019 • 52 min
How Google Ads works, when you should consider using Google Ads, and best practices for YouTube ads with Chris Schaeffer.
197: Making Sense of Your Website Analytics with Jeff Sauer
Apr 9, 2019 • 54 min
Giving meaning to (not provided) data in Google Analytics, removing your own pageviews from your traffic, and making your numbers more accessible with Jeff Sauer.
196: Answering Your Questions about Influencer Marketing with Nick Brucker
Apr 2, 2019 • 37 min
Measuring an ROI, how to fit into a brand’s strategy, and long-term brand relationships with Nick Brucker.
195: Some Exciting Updates Coming to Food Blogger Pro with Bjork Ostrom
Mar 26, 2019 • 21 min
How we started Food Blogger Pro, why we’re switching to WordPress, and how to start something with Bjork Ostrom.
194: Making Great Content with Sam Adler
Mar 19, 2019 • 33 min
Finding your photography style, what makes quality content, and the Saveur Blog Awards with Sam Adler.
193: Doing Less to Accomplish More with Nora Schlesinger
Mar 12, 2019 • 53 min
The importance of a business plan, helpful tools for SEO, and making the most out of your old content with Nora Schlesinger.
192: Bootstrapped Cupcakes: How Rob and Jen Built a Successful Business
Mar 5, 2019 • 49 min
The importance of understanding a business at a whole, starting a brick and mortar business, and hiring help with Jen and Rob Morris.
191: Building a Better Bio with Ryan Walker
Feb 26, 2019 • 53 min
Tips for Instagram success, building a product or website, and how to know when you should invest in your business with Ryan Walker.
190: Push Notifications for Bloggers with Josh Wetzel
Feb 19, 2019 • 53 min
How notifications work, how to create a customer journey strategy, and writing engaging notifications with Josh Wetzel from OneSignal.
189: Make Less Work with Blake Bailey
Feb 12, 2019 • 39 min
Why you should build your processes, how to create a more valuable business, and prioritizing your tasks with Blake Bailey.
188: Optimizing Your Website’s Images with Simon Duduica
Feb 5, 2019 • 57 min
Retina images, how to start optimizing your site, and the different levels of image optimization with Simon Duduica.
187: How to Self-Publish Your Own Cookbook with Chelsea Cole
Jan 29, 2019 • 50 min
What self-publishing is, how much you can expect to spend, and enlisting the help of others with Chelsea Cole.
186: How to Become a Published Author with Lindsey Smith
Jan 22, 2019 • 51 min
Fine-tuning your book idea, book proposals, and understanding your reader with Lindsey Smith.
185: Darkness and Light: A Photographer’s Journey from Addiction to Success with Joanie Simon
Jan 15, 2019 • 56 min
Flash photography, the road to recovery, and building a business with Joanie Simon.
184: Build Better, Not Bigger, Businesses with Paul Jarvis
Jan 8, 2019 • 70 min
Defining growth, figuring out your definition of success, and learning from those who are paying attention with Paul Jarvis.
183: FBP Rewind: How to Keep Going with Bjork Ostrom
Jan 1, 2019 • 31 min
Intentional effort, going by stopping, and finding the good with Bjork Ostrom.
182: FBP Rewind: How Finding a Niche Transformed a Business with Meggan Hill
Dec 25, 2018 • 55 min
Narrowing your niche, increasing your traffic, and finding a business coach with Meggan Hill.
181: The Year of the Pivot with Melissa Coleman
Dec 18, 2018 • 56 min
How to navigate the fall, the importance of play, and protecting the everyday with Melissa Coleman.
180: Establishing Your Expertise with Jeff Coyle
Dec 11, 2018 • 53 min
Quality content, becoming a subject matter expert, and finding connections in your content with Jeff Coyle.
179: The Art of Buying Websites with Jeff Hunt
Dec 4, 2018 • 51 min
Why you might want to purchase a website, how to make smart buying decisions, and how to buy a process with Jeff Hunt.
178: Life, Podcasting, Blogging, and Cookbook Writing with Sonja and Alex Overhiser
Nov 27, 2018 • 51 min
Consistent quality content, working together, and improving the process with Sonja and Alex Overhiser from A Couple Cooks.
177: A Video in 2019 Q&A with Emily Caruso
Nov 20, 2018 • 58 min
Lighting for recipe videos, different videos for different platforms, and finding your video style with Emily Caruso.
176: Affiliate Marketing for Bloggers with Chris Guthrie
Nov 13, 2018 • 39 min
Top mistakes of affiliates, buyer intent, and the authentic use of affiliate links with Chris Guthrie.
175: FBP Rewind: How to Find Balance in Blogging with Ali Martin
Nov 6, 2018 • 48 min
Photography, blogging as a career, and finding balance with Ali Martin.
174: 7 Ways To Practice 1% Infinity with Bjork Ostrom
Oct 30, 2018 • 38 min
A free event (and you’re invited!), proactive content consumption, and microlearning with Bjork Ostrom.
173: Creating What You Can’t Find with Sven Raphael Schneider
Oct 23, 2018 • 55 min
Diversifying income, a smarter way to choose tools, and forming your path with Sven Raphael Schneider.
172: Dreaming Big with Olena Osipov
Oct 16, 2018 • 63 min
Staying motivated, avoiding mistakes, and refreshing old content with Olena Osipov.
171: The Business of Podcasting with Noelle Tarr
Oct 9, 2018 • 58 min
How to keep creating content, stay relevant, and get sponsors with Noelle Tarr.
170: What’s Working and What’s Not with the FBP Community
Oct 2, 2018 • 47 min
How to get your content seen, use other medias to share your content, and finding the time to get through your to-dos.
169: Insights and Observations on Starting a Business with Josh Pigford
Sep 25, 2018 • 54 min
Caring for yourself as an entrepreneur, ignoring data, and being a painkiller with Josh Pigford.
168: How to Add More Value to Your Sponsored Content with Mandi Gubler
Sep 18, 2018 • 52 min
Why metrics are important, advice for growing your sponsored content, and how to stand out to brands with Mandi Gubler.
167: The Importance of Investing in Yourself with Jessica Gavin
Sep 11, 2018 • 57 min
How to manage your time, reinvest in your blog, and invest in yourself with Jessica Gavin.
166: Answering Your Questions about Pinterest with Kate Ahl
Sep 4, 2018 • 47 min
When you can expect a burst of Pinterest traffic, the ideal number of boards, and how to disclose sponsored links with Kate Ahl.
165: Getting Things Done with David Allen
Aug 28, 2018 • 48 min
Creating a trusted system, creating a weekly review, and getting clearer with David Allen.
164: Bjork Gets Interviewed: How to Level-Up Your Food Blog
Aug 21, 2018 • 40 min
Advice for bloggers, starting a business, and publicizing income with Bjork Ostrom.
163: What WordPress’ Gutenberg Update Means for You with Raquel Smith
Aug 14, 2018 • 46 min
When Gutenberg is coming and how you can prepare for this WordPress update with Raquel Smith.
162: The Power of Masterminds with Andy Traub
Aug 7, 2018 • 48 min
Being Spock, understanding masterminds, and charging to facilitate a mastermind group with Andy Traub.
161: Blog Business 101: Understanding Your Accounting with Ben Sutton
Jul 31, 2018 • 64 min
Opening a business bank account, learning from profit and losses, and what the new US tax law means for you with Ben Sutton.
160: A Sneak Peek into an FBP Live Q&A with Bjork Ostrom
Jul 24, 2018 • 65 min
Monetization strategies, thriving on social media, and ignoring comparison with Bjork Ostrom.
159: Different Ways to Create an Income Online with Mark Daoust
Jul 17, 2018 • 59 min
Ways to pursue business growth and differentiating your income with Mark Daoust.
158: How to Grow Your Instagram Following to 100k with Lise Ode
Jul 10, 2018 • 48 min
How to batch-create Instagram posts, improve your photography, and build a following with Lise Ode.
157: More Clicks, Subscribers, and Sales with Pinterest with Kate Ahl
Jul 3, 2018 • 65 min
Thinking about your person, treating Pinterest as a unique platform, and evaluating Pin success with Kate Ahl.
156: Building a Healthy Blog and a Healthy Life with Liz Della Croce
Jun 26, 2018 • 43 min
Prioritizing your work, choosing a focus, and leading a healthy life with Liz Della Croce.
155: Keeping it Fresh and Avoiding Burnout with Bjork Ostrom
Jun 19, 2018 • 38 min
Keeping a long-term mindset, “What I don’t do” lists, and connecting with others with Bjork Ostrom.
154: 5 Tips to Improve Your Food Photography with Rachel Korinek
Jun 12, 2018 • 46 min
The subtleties of still life photography, the importance of textures, and how to layer with Rachel Korinek.
153: Playing the Game of Business with Kevin Waldron
Jun 5, 2018 • 55 min
Evaluating your current reality, examining your past work, and becoming an effective leader with Kevin Waldron.
152: 6 Blogging Mistakes Made By a Veteran Food Blogger with Carrie Forrest
May 29, 2018 • 62 min
Dealing with burnout, making the tough decisions, and generating income your way with Carrie Forrest.
151: Designing Your Lifestyle with Stephanie Wise
May 22, 2018 • 49 min
When it’s time to take a break, how to change your mindset, and what’s next for her blog with Stephanie Wise.
150: Get to Know Bjork Ostrom
May 15, 2018 • 67 min
We’re celebrating our 150th episode with a fun Q&A with Bjork. You’ll learn about his management style, why he loves Minnesota, how they’re A/B testing on Pinch of Yum, and more.
149: How to Get Your Content to Stand Out on Pinterest with Yuka Ohishi
May 8, 2018 • 53 min
How SEO works on Pinterest, how often you should be pinning, and the optimum size for pins with Yuka Ohishi.
148: Pivoting to Find Success with Steph Jones
May 1, 2018 • 54 min
How to craft your ideal day, why you should beta test your idea, and how to launch a course with Steph Jones.
147: GDPR for Influencers with Danielle Liss
Apr 24, 2018 • 48 min
What GDPR is, why it’s important, and how to implement GDPR-compliant changes on your site with Danielle Liss.
146: $75,000 in Year 2 with Kate Kordsmeier
Apr 17, 2018 • 57 min
How to view your blog as a business from day 1, better serve your email subscribers, and hire help with Kate Kordsmeier.
145: Present Over Perfect with Shauna Niequist
Apr 10, 2018 • 56 min
How to live with intention, say no, and seek silance with Shauna Niequist.
144: Netflix, Everybody Loves Raymond, and Somebody Feed Phil with Phil Rosenthal
Apr 3, 2018 • 50 min
How to implement a “yes and…” mindset, the importance of trying new things, and traveling to eat with Phil Rosenthal.
143: 2 Million Page Views in 2 Years with Jessica Beacom and Stacie Hassing
Mar 27, 2018 • 55 min
How to build authority, why they choose to guest post, and why connection is so important with Jessica Beacom and Stacie Hassing.
142: How to Fix 5 Common Blogging Tech Mistakes with Andrew Wilder
Mar 20, 2018 • 67 min
How to choose a hosting plan, why SSL is important, and how to optimize your images with Andrew Wilder.
141: Hustling to Build Two Full-Time Businesses with Alexis Joseph
Mar 13, 2018 • 53 min
How to understand your customers, view your blog as a business, and adapt to where you are with Alexis Joseph.
140: From $300k in Product Sales to $9m in Software Sales with Nathan Barry
Mar 6, 2018 • 55 min
How to tier your pricing structure, why you should save your side business income, and how to incentivize word of mouth with Nathan Barry.
139: Answering MORE Questions about Recipe Videos with the Pinch of Yum Team
Feb 27, 2018 • 65 min
Sharing videos on social media, filming tricky foods, and working with brands with the Pinch of Yum Team.
138: How to Get the Most Out of Your Content with Ashley Ward
Feb 20, 2018 • 56 min
Understanding your stats, owning your niche, and optimizing your content with Ashley Ward.
137: One Million App Downloads in One Year with Trey George
Feb 13, 2018 • 71 min
How to build a self-promoting app, how to find a developer, and what to look for in an agency.
136: Optimizing for Search Results on Google and Pinterest with Raquel Smith
Feb 6, 2018 • 72 min
How to run ads on a recipe print page, optimize images for search results, and set Pinterest descriptions with Raquel Smith.
135: Bjork Gets Interviewed: Making a Living from Blogging from the Dishing with Delishes Podcast
Jan 30, 2018 • 52 min
How to launch a membership site, name a blog, and hire a team with Bjork Ostrom.
134: FBP Rewind: Creating Success with Sally McKenney
Jan 23, 2018 • 41 min
Comparison, how to juggle a blog and a full-time job, and cookbook deals with Sally McKenney.
133: Optimizing Your Food Blog’s SEO with Casey Markee
Jan 16, 2018 • 74 min
Voice searches, nofollow links, featured snippet mismatches, and on-page optimization with Casey Markee.
132: Perfecting Your Story and Your Brand with Laurie Buckle
Jan 9, 2018 • 58 min
Why your story is important to your brand, how to figure out your brand position, and how to find information about your audience with Laurie Buckle.
131: Three Ways to Set Smarter Goals in the New Year with Bjork Ostrom
Jan 2, 2018 • 19 min
Clarifying your why, finding gratitude in all things, and knowing it’s possible with Bjork Ostrom.
130: Creating a Full-Time Income from Sponsored Content with Jenny Melrose
Dec 26, 2017 • 50 min
Creating an avatar, securing brand sponsorships, and why you should follow-up with brands after a campaign with Jenny Melrose.
129: Forging Your Own Path with David Lebovitz
Dec 19, 2017 • 52 min
How to blog while writing a cookbook, the importance of user experience, and how to approach your brand and business with David Lebovitz.
128: Maximizing Your Blog’s Potential with Katy Widrick
Dec 12, 2017 • 58 min
Important Google tools, switching to https, and how to perform effective keyword research with Katy Widrick.
127: How to Land a Book Deal with Maria Ribas
Dec 5, 2017 • 57 min
What publishers look for when they’re signing an author and how you get paid as an author with Maria Ribas.
126: Fueling Your Passion with Your Day Job with Sean McCabe
Nov 28, 2017 • 49 min
How to grow a sustainable, profitable, and audience-driven business with Sean McCabe.
125: Monetizing as an Entrepreneurial Chef with Shawn Wenner and Chris Hill
Nov 21, 2017 • 53 min
The common characteristics of chefs, how to diversify your online income, and what it takes to make it as an entrepreneurial chef.
124.5: How Two Food Blogger Pro Members are Pursuing Their Passions and Following Their Dreams
Nov 16, 2017 • 64 min
How they left their full-time jobs, how they got their start blogging, and why a desire to learn is so important.
124: How to Level Up Your Life with UJ Ramdas
Nov 14, 2017 • 54 min
Why you should start gratitude journaling, the benefits of meditation, and how to cultivate awe with UJ Ramdas.
123: Why Every Blogger Needs to Own Their Brand with Phil Pallen
Nov 7, 2017 • 53 min
Why you should consider your audience’s needs above your wants, how to write a strong social media bio, and questions you can ask yourself about your brand with Phil Pallen.
122: Site Speed in a Mobile-First World with Lauren Gray
Oct 31, 2017 • 56 min
What “mobile-first” means, tips for making your website fly, and why you might choose to use a framework with Lauren Gray.
121: How to Overcome Your Failures and Find Success with Emma Chapman
Oct 24, 2017 • 56 min
Finding your path, starting new ventures, and solidifying your brand with Emma Chapman.
120: How to Shape Your Own Career Destiny with Dorie Clark
Oct 17, 2017 • 59 min
How to reinvent yourself, become an authority figure, and invest in your business with Dorie Clark.
119: How an Accidental Entrepreneur went from $0 to $80,000 in Five Months with Brian Gardner
Oct 10, 2017 • 58 min
How to deal with competition, the benefits of using a framework, and how to practice minimalism with Brian Gardner.
118: How Discovering Your Brand Can Help You Grow with Gaby Dalkin
Oct 3, 2017 • 52 min
How to understand your brand, adapt for your different audiences, and develop a product line with Gaby Dalkin.
117: How to Sustain a Successful Blog for 10+ Years with Maria Lichty
Sep 26, 2017 • 57 min
Launching a meal planning site, learning how to adapt with a changing industry, and working with brands with Maria Lichty.
116: Answering Questions about Sponsored Content with Danielle Liss and the Pinch of Yum Team
Sep 19, 2017 • 70 min
How to start sponsored content, how to price your work, and how to reach out to brands with Danielle Liss and the Pinch of Yum team.
115: How to Write a 5-Star Cookbook with Kathryne Taylor
Sep 12, 2017 • 63 min
Advice for future cookbook authors, how to decide when it’s the right time to make your first hire, and choosing a focus for your blog with Kathryne Taylor.
114: How to Run a Successful Blog as a Partnership with Polly Conner and Rachel Tiemeyer
Sep 5, 2017 • 67 min
How to work with different personalities, divide responsibilities, and split your income with Polly Conner and Rachel Tiemeyer.
113: How to Gain 90K Instagram Followers in 2 Years with Ashley Walterhouse
Aug 29, 2017 • 46 min
How to use an Instagram strategy, get involved in blogging groups, and get advice from other bloggers with Ashley Walterhouse.
112: Perfecting the Art of Food Photography with Taylor Mathis
Aug 22, 2017 • 53 min
How to get perfect lighting and a consistent style with Taylor Mathis.
111: How to Build a Company of One with Paul Jarvis
Aug 15, 2017 • 60 min
Why engagement is more important than numbers, how to run a business that doesn’t require growth, and how to find your rat people with Paul Jarvis.
110: 10 Simple Habits That Create BIG Growth for Your Business with Bjork Ostrom
Aug 8, 2017 • 41 min
How to work in your zone, set a morning routine, and optimize your workspace with Bjork Ostrom.
109: How Systems and Courses Can Build a Profitable Business with Greg Hickman
Aug 1, 2017 • 59 min
How to implement systems, shift your business’ focus, and narrow your offerings with Greg Hickman.
108: From Struggling Podcast to Six-Figure Success with Natalie Eckdahl
Jul 25, 2017 • 65 min
Common mindsets for entrepreneurs, how to find success through breakthroughs, and how to grow a podcast into a success with Natalie Eckdahl.
107: How to Go Viral, Kill Your Blog, and Start Over with Sarah Wu
Jul 18, 2017 • 65 min
Why “going viral” early might not be best with Sarah Wu.
106: Discovering Your Unique Brand with Carol Cox
Jul 11, 2017 • 54 min
How to refine your brand, share your story, and help others with Carol Cox.
105: How Food Bloggers Use Courses to Build their Businesses with Randle Browning
Jul 4, 2017 • 53 min
How to pick a course topic, price your course, and feel confident to teach with Randle Browning.
104: How Bloggers Should Handle Their Taxes and Accounting with Cathy Derus
Jun 27, 2017 • 60 min
How to track expenses, pay yourself, and set up bank account for your business with Cathy Derus.
103: Answering Questions about Recipe Videos with the Pinch of Yum Team
Jun 20, 2017 • 71 min
How to find inspiration, deliver value, and grow your engagement with the Pinch of Yum Team.
102: Write More, Write Better, and Write Smarter with Gabriela Pereira
Jun 13, 2017 • 67 min
How to write with focus, read with purpose, and build your community with Gabriela Pereira.
101: What I Learned After Five Years of Income Reports with Bjork Ostrom
Jun 6, 2017 • 49 min
How to trust your gut, why you need to build your own path, and why you should pursue the work (not the end) with Bjork Ostrom.
100: How FBP Listeners Have Used the Podcast to Grow Their Blogs and Businesses
May 30, 2017 • 46 min
Our listeners’ favorite FBP podcast episodes, what they’ve learned, how how they’ve applied what they’ve learned to their blogs
099: Sponsored Content and Getting Paid What Your Work is Worth with Danielle Liss
May 23, 2017 • 63 min
How to price sponsored content, what type of business structure you should have for your blog, and what legal essentials your blog should have
098: An Architect’s Journey to Becoming a Full-Time Freelance Food Photographer with Ashley McLaughlin
May 16, 2017 • 64 min
How recipe creation is like architecture, how to improve your food photography, and how to become a full-time freelance food photographer.
097: How to Create a Full-Time Income from Blogging using The Egg Carton Method with Bjork Ostrom
May 9, 2017 • 50 min
How to make money from blogging, why you should divide your income into eggs, and how to fill your egg carton with Bjork Ostrom.
096: How to Create the Perfect Recipe Post with Bjork Ostrom
May 2, 2017 • 43 min
What recipe plugins are, why you should be using one, and how to create the perfect search result with Bjork Ostrom.
095: How Embracing the Mess Propelled a Career with Jillian Tohber Leslie from MiloTree
Apr 25, 2017 • 65 min
How she started Catch My Party, what problem MiloTree solved for their business, and using popups on mobile.
094: How to Keep Going with Bjork Ostrom
Apr 18, 2017 • 29 min
How finding the right path for you can help you keep going with your blog.
093: How Finding a Niche Transformed a Business with Meggan Hill from Culinary Hill
Apr 11, 2017 • 56 min
How finding a niche can be freeing and how proper branding skyrocketed her traffic with Meggan Hill from Culinary Hill.
092: How to Make $40K in the First Year of Blogging with Chelsea Lords from Chelsea’s Messy Apron
Apr 4, 2017 • 59 min
The thing she did when starting her blog, where her first year income came from, and what she would do differently now.
091: Optimizing Recipes for SEO with Joost De Valk from Yoast SEO
Mar 28, 2017 • 34 min
Should you delete old content, SEO in other languages, structured data for recipes, and repurposing old content with Joost de Valk from Yoast SEO.
090: How a Legislative Assistant Created Her Own Path to Working for Herself with Brita Britnell
Mar 21, 2017 • 64 min
Making money outside of your blog, quitting your job, and finding a service in demand with Brita Britnell.
089: How to Build a Plane with Alexa, Jasmine & Raquel from Food Blogger Pro
Mar 14, 2017 • 64 min
Our best advice for new (or experienced) bloggers, how to manage an affiliate program, and where you can find what to blog about in the coming month.
088: How We Run Pinch of Yum with Alana Woolley & Jenna Arend
Mar 7, 2017 • 55 min
How Pinch of Yum employs full-time workers, communicating on a remote team, finding what works with video, and tips for working remotely.
087: How to Take Permission and Grow Your Business with Andy Traub
Feb 28, 2017 • 61 min
What it means to take permission, the ugly truth about online marketing, and how to genuinely connect with influencers with Andy Traub.
086: How to Make a Successful Career Change with Jon Acuff
Feb 21, 2017 • 56 min
Reinvent your Mondays, transition to a new career, and start Do Overs in all areas of life with Jon Acuff.
085: 9 million visitors & 450 contributors: the Story of Her View From Home with Leslie Means
Feb 14, 2017 • 44 min
Working with contributors, monetizing from day 1, and finding your support person with Leslie Means from Her View From Home
084: New Year’s Motivation: 1% Infinity
Feb 7, 2017 • 54 min
Gratitude, constant growth, and keeping overwhelm at bay.
083: The 1% Infinity Improvement Plan with Marly McMillen from the Chopped Podcast
Jan 31, 2017 • 51 min
How Lindsay organizes her day, how to apply 1% infinity to your daily life, and where Bjork got his name.
082: How a 4th Grade Teacher Built a $20k/mo Blog with Andrew from Mixergy
Jan 24, 2017 • 77 min
Why they pushed forward after initial non-success, how she rose above negative comments, and why being vulnerable draws people in.
081: The Mistake that Bloggers Make that Hinders Success from Martin Luenendonk
Jan 17, 2017 • 22 min
The thing that can hinder you from blogging success, what keeps Pinch of Yum running, and why they create digital products instead of physical ones.
080: Biz Planning for the Long Haul with Bjork from Kirsten Oliphant
Jan 10, 2017 • 56 min
What it means to practice 1% infinity, how business investment priorities change over time, and why perfecting the small things can hinder progress.
079: How Finding a Unique Niche Led to YouTube Success with Lauren Toyota from Hot for Food
Dec 27, 2016 • 56 min
Achieving career dreams, moving to YouTube, finding a niche, and working with multichannel networks with Lauren Toyota from Hot for Food.
078: How to Build a Sales Funnel with Chris Davis from Automation Bridge
Dec 20, 2016 • 65 min
What marketing automation is, why funnels will help you sell, and what email and automation platforms you should be using for your business.
077: How To Stay Inspired by Using New Tech with Joel Comm
Dec 13, 2016 • 37 min
Which social platforms serve what purpose, why live video is so important, the next big thing, and sticking with your business.
076: Using Analytics to Build Your Blog with Jeff Sauer from Jeffalytics
Dec 6, 2016 • 57 min
Using analytics to help you generate ideas for content, show you what’s really working, and help you guide your business overall with Jeff Sauer from Jeffalytics.
075: How To Effectively Share Your Content on Social with Garrett Moon from CoSchedule
Nov 29, 2016 • 46 min
How many times to share each piece of content, planning ahead, and their long road to overnight success.
074: How to Use Your DSLR Camera to Make Awesome Videos with Caleb Pike from DSLR Video Shooter
Nov 22, 2016 • 57 min
What kinds of file backups you should have, why DSLRs make good video cameras, and what camera settings to use.
073: How to Publish Consistent and Quality Content with Jessica Merchant from How Sweet It Is
Nov 15, 2016 • 46 min
What it takes to publish often, why she doesn’t do much sponsored content, and why she only does exactly what she wants.
072: FBP Member Spotlight: Sam Turnbull from It Doesn’t Taste Like Chicken
Nov 8, 2016 • 35 min
We talk to Sam Turnbull from It Doesn’t Taste Like Chicken about her decision to make take the leap into blogging full-time and what it was like to land a cookbook deal.
071: Finding your Raving Fans through Facebook Live with Amanda Rettke from I Am Baker
Nov 1, 2016 • 58 min
How Facebook Live helped her find her raving fans, when you should go live, and how to do the videos yourself
070: The Story Behind Two Successful (But Very Different) Online Businesses with Steve Chou from
Oct 25, 2016 • 49 min
What type of ecommerce business to start, how long it took to generate an income, and how to work with foreign vendors.
069: Building a Brand on National TV with Jocelyn Delk Adams from Grandbaby Cakes
Oct 18, 2016 • 47 min
How she secured appearances on national TV, how it helped her build her brand, and if it was worth it for her business.
068: How to Earn Income Off Your Side Hustle with Nick Loper from Side Hustle Nation
Oct 11, 2016 • 52 min
Earning income on the side, why working for free is sometimes a good idea, and how to work with people one-on-one.
067: Scaling a Business by Building a Team with Amy Roskelley from Super Healthy Kids
Oct 4, 2016 • 55 min
What her turning point was in her business, why she joined a partnership, and how they keep that partnership harmonious and strong.
066: Tools, Tricks, & Techniques for Making Killer Recipe Videos with Alana and Lindsay from Pinch of Yum
Sep 27, 2016 • 64 min
What gear you need to make recipe videos, how to get it done all by yourself, how long videos should be, & more tips & tricks for making killer recipe videos.
065: Michelle Tam from Nom Nom Paleo on Building a Brand, Launching an App and Publishing a Cookbook
Sep 20, 2016 • 58 min
Why she decided to publish a cookbook in print, what she thinks about her decision to build a mobile app, and how she’s built a presence for her blog on social media.
064: Finding work you love with Dan Miller from 48 Days
Sep 13, 2016 • 47 min
What it takes to understand yourself so that you can know what work you will truly love.
063: Personal Finance for Business Owners with Jeff Rose from Good Financial Cents
Sep 6, 2016 • 63 min
What kinds of savings to have, where you should invest your money, and what types of insurance you should have with Jeff Rose from Good Financial Cents
062: How To Launch a Membership Site with Mike Morrison from The Membership Guys
Aug 30, 2016 • 60 min
What plugins to use, how to find your audience, what metrics are important, and how to validate your idea for a membership site.
061: Our First Ever Community Podcast: Advice and Insight from the FBP Community
Aug 23, 2016 • 38 min
Advice and insight from the FBP community, including finding your own voice, accountability groups, editorial calendars, and more!
060: 8 Food Blog SEO Tips
Aug 16, 2016 • 47 min
SEO tips for food bloggers, covering what SEO is, who it is intended to influence, and how you can use it to improve traffic to your food blog.
059: 9 Ways to Avoid Blogger Burnout with Bjork & Lindsay Ostrom
Aug 9, 2016 • 67 min
9 tips, tricks, and tactics to avoid blogger burnout.
058: 5 Tips for Overcoming the Resistance
Aug 2, 2016 • 32 min
How to recognize the resistance and 5 tips for overcoming it so that you can do meaningful work.
057: Viral List Building with Josh Ledgard from Kickoff Labs
Jul 26, 2016 • 61 min
Becoming an entrepreneur, finding the right idea, and growing your audience with Josh Ledgard from KickoffLabs
056: Working in Your Area of Brilliance with Meghan Telpner
Jul 19, 2016 • 62 min
Creating a business, staying small, and finding the work you should be doing with Meghan Telpner.
055: Generating Income through Self-Publishing a Cookbook with Jason Logsdon
Jul 12, 2016 • 66 min
How self-publishing can make you more money than traditional, what it takes to self-publish, and how much traffic you need to have before publishing.
054: How Bloggers Become Entrepreneurs with Jeni Elliott from The Blog Maven
Jul 5, 2016 • 58 min
The difference between strategies and tactics, how to transform from a blogger into an entrepreneur, and making goals for your blogging career with Jeni Elliott from the Blog Maven.
053: Pat Flynn’s Tips for Building Online Businesses That Fly
Jun 28, 2016 • 52 min
Pat Flynn joins us today to talk about what he would do if he had to start all over again, why some people don’t find success online, and how to know if your business idea is viable.
052: How to Sell 4,000 Cookbooks Before You Even Publish with Megan Gilmore from Detoxinista
Jun 21, 2016 • 57 min
How to run a successful preorder campaign, why writing a cookbook is a good business decision, and what you need to do before deciding to write a cookbook with Megan Gilmore from Detoxinista.
051: Building a Brand for your Business with Aaron Scott from Your Brand Week
Jun 14, 2016 • 67 min
Why your logo is so important, how to choose colors, and why you need brand guidelines with Aaron Scott from Your Brand Week.
050: The Secret to Engaging Video with Tim Schmoyer from
Jun 7, 2016 • 62 min
How to keep viewers’ eyes glued to the screen, the best kind of video cuts for YouTube, and satisfying expectations in the first 15 seconds.
049: The Power of Accountability with Allison Schaaf from PrepDish
May 31, 2016 • 51 min
How an accountability group has helped her reach her goals, being unique, and working through struggles.
048: Finding success on the verge of quitting with Dustin & Lacey Baier from A Sweet Pea Chef
May 26, 2016 • 69 min
What helped them turn their blog into a profitable business, why they say no to good opportunities, and what makes a viral food video.
047: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results with Jay Papasan
May 17, 2016 • 53 min
How to focus your efforts to see measurable results in your business, fitness, relationships, and more.
046: How Kate Kordsmeier Doubled Her Income with Freelancing
May 10, 2016 • 61 min
How to get freelance gigs, the secret to getting editors to respond, what what your job as a freelancer really is.
045: How to use Facebook ads to reach the right people with Tony Rulli from
May 3, 2016 • 72 min
Facebook retargeting, reaching the right people, and selling your products with Tony Rulli from
044: Getting Started with Affiliate Marketing with Justine Grey
Apr 26, 2016 • 60 min
How to monetize a low-traffic blog with affiliate marketing, how to be a better affiliate, and why you should start an affiliate program of your own.Welcome to episode 44 of the Food Blogger Pro podcast! This week, Bjork talks with Justine Grey about h
043: How Tieghan Gerard used Photography, Recipe Development, and Hustle to Build Half Baked Harvest
Apr 19, 2016 • 52 min
Setting the mood in a photo shoot, getting inspired by other cuisines, and having the grit to keep going with Tieghan Gerard from Half Baked Harvest.
042: Building a Successful Bilingual Blog with Clotilde Dusoulier of Chocolate & Zucchini
Apr 12, 2016 • 64 min
Why you should blog in a non-english language, how to set up a multiple language website, and why you should be using live video to engage with your audience.
041: Ninja Email Marketing for Bloggers with Barry Moore from The Active Marketer
Apr 5, 2016 • 62 min
How to understand your newsletter subscribers, send the right messages at the right time, and be a ninja email marketer.
040: How to Monetize a Podcast from Day 1 with Allison & Suzy from the Food Heals Podcast
Mar 29, 2016 • 66 min
How to make money with a podcast, how many episodes you need to get started, and turning your passion into a podcast.
039: 12 Ways to Overcome Online Jealousy with Lindsay Ostrom from Pinch of Yum
Mar 22, 2016 • 63 min
Why unfollowing people isn’t being harsh, how to truly find inspiration, and where to spend your time to curb online jealousy.
038: 7 Strategies to Build Traffic
Mar 15, 2016 • 36 min
How to get picked up by Buzzfeed more often, using Google Analytics to guide your content, reusing your content for different platforms, and other strategies to help grow your blog’s traffic.
037: Food Styling Through the Years with Delores Custer
Mar 8, 2016 • 53 min
How food styling has changed since the days of Julia Child, the benefits of artificial light, food styling tricks & more!
036: What Bloggers Need to Know about Copyrights, Trademarks & Contracts with Becky from My Utensil Crock
Mar 1, 2016 • 62 min
Are recipes copyrighted, what a trademark is and if you need one, and why you shouldn’t be scared of contracts.
035: How to 10x Your Facebook Following in One Year with Stephanie from Spaceships & Laser Beams
Feb 23, 2016 • 55 min
How a blogger grew her Facebook following from 50k to 500k in just one year.
034: How to Start a Career in Professional Food Photography and Styling with Pheasant & Hare
Feb 16, 2016 • 63 min
How two people left their corporate jobs and started careers in food photography and styling. Plus, the tools they use, whether the food is fake, and why they’re getting into video.
033: Notes on the Pinch of Yum Redesign
Feb 9, 2016 • 54 min
How the internet is like The Matrix, email marketing for POY, and how the shop & recipe pages were built.
032: Buying & Selling Websites with Mark Daoust from Quiet Light Brokerage
Feb 2, 2016 • 59 min
What it takes to sell a profitable website, what risk factors are involved, and the most important thing you can do for your business.
031: Rebranding Your Blog with Erin Clarke from Well Plated
Jan 26, 2016 • 55 min
Learn about the process of rebranding your blog - the ups, the downs, and everything in between.
030: Blogging for the Long Term with Nick Evans from Macheesmo
Jan 19, 2016 • 56 min
Nick Evans from Macheesmo talks about blogging for the long term, being on TV, and using Blab to connect with his audience.
029: The Phases of Pinch of Yum with Bjork & Lindsay Ostrom
Jan 12, 2016 • 67 min
Bjork & Lindsay Ostrom talk about the different phases their food blog Pinch of Yum went through from the very beginning up until today.
028: How to Boost Your Blog’s SEO with Casey Markee from Media Wyse
Jan 5, 2016 • 67 min
Casey Markee from Media Wyse talks about how food bloggers can utilize SEO to help improve search traffic numbers.
027: Committing to a Niche and Building a Brand with Ali Maffucci from Inspiralized
Dec 29, 2015 • 56 min
Ali Maffucci from Inspiralized talks about finding a specific niche for your blog business, staying organized, and selling a physical product.
026: How Pinterest Analytics can Boost your Blog with Kate Ahl from Simple Pin Media
Dec 22, 2015 • 58 min
Kate Ahl from Simple Pin Media talks about how to optimize your Pinterest account and how Pinterest Analytics can help guide your content.
025: How to Connect with Influencers with John Cocoran from Smart Business Revolution
Dec 15, 2015 • 54 min
How to Connect with Influencers Welcome to episode 25 of the Food Blogger Pro podcast! This week, Bjork talks with John Cocoran from about connecting with influencers. Growing your blog can be tough - aside from all the cooking, photographing, and…
024: How to Find Balance in Blogging with Ali Ebright from Gimme Some Oven
Dec 8, 2015 • 47 min
Ali Ebright from Gimme Some Oven talks about photography, blogging as a career, and how to find balance in the crazy world of blogging.
023: Building a Team for your Online Business with Melissa Lanz from The Fresh 20
Dec 1, 2015 • 67 min
Melissa Lanz from the Fresh 20 talks about how she got her business started and how hiring a team has helped her grow the business while still taking time to enjoy her life.
022: Sponsored Content from a Brand’s Perspective with Zach Tackett from DeLallo
Nov 24, 2015 • 56 min
Zach Tackett from DeLallo Foods talks about how brands view sponsored content, and gives advice for bloggers looking to find brands to work with.
021: How to Manage Your Schedule So You Can Live Free with Amy Lynn Andrews
Nov 17, 2015 • 62 min
Amy Lynn Andrews talks about prioritizing all your tasks in life, how to create a schedule you can stick to, and eliminating the things that don’t matter (as much).
020: How to Secure Your Food Blog with Andrew Wilder from Blog Tutor
Nov 10, 2015 • 53 min
Andrew Wilder from Blog Tutor talks about why it’s so important to back up your food blog and how to keep it safe from hackers.
019: How to Master Pinterest for your Food Blog with Susan Wenner Jackson from Ahalogy
Nov 3, 2015 • 58 min
Susan Wenner Jackson from Ahalogy talks about how to master Pinterest for your food blog.
018: How to Build an Online Business Without Blogging with Jadah Sellner from Simple Green Smoothies
Oct 27, 2015 • 57 min
Jadah Sellner talks about building a business on social media and email, starting from scratch, and being flexible as an entrepreneur on the Food Blogger Pro podcast.
017: How to Connect with Brands & Find Sponsored Content with Francesca Banducci from Sway Group
Oct 20, 2015 • 60 min
Francesca Banducci shares how to connect with brands, find sponsored content, and make money with your food blog.
016: How Elise Bauer Built Simply Recipes and Recovered from a 70% Drop in Traffic
Oct 13, 2015 • 60 min
Elise Bauer talks about blogging for over 13 years, how search traffic can be unreliable, and how she has been using Pinterest to stay on top of her game.
015: How to Find Your Voice and be Heard in a Noisy World with Dianne Jacob
Oct 6, 2015 • 63 min
Dianne Jacob talks about writing great book proposals, working with publishers, finding your voice, and getting over writer’s block.
014: Celebrity Chefs and Award Winning Video with Jamie and Saukok Tiampo from See Food Media
Sep 29, 2015 • 63 min
Jamie & Saukok talk about why video is taking over the internet & the big secret to making great food videos.
013: An interview with Molly Yeh, the author behind Saveur’s 2015 Blog of the Year
Sep 22, 2015 • 57 min
Molly Yeh talks about blogging on a farm in North Dakota, how journaling led her to start a blog, and how getting involved in the community helped her find her place.
012: Solopreneur Food Blogging with Kelly Senyei from Just a Taste
Sep 15, 2015 • 56 min
Kelly Senyei from Just a Taste talks about using her degrees in food blogging, gaining work experience at Food Network, and building her blog all by herself on the Food Blogger Pro podcast.
011: Making The Leap To Full-Time Blogging with Beth Moncel from Budget Bytes
Sep 8, 2015 • 47 min
Beth Moncel talks about transitioning to being a full time blogger, the tools she couldn’t live without, and the one thing she wishes she did sooner.
010: Working with Brands on YouTube with Beth Le Manach from Entertaining with Beth
Sep 1, 2015 • 61 min
Beth talks about multichannel networks, working with brands, and how she shoots her videos.
009: Mastering Your Blog Business with Jaden and Scott Hair from Steamy Kitchen
Aug 25, 2015 • 64 min
Jaden and Scott Hair from Steamy Kitchen talk about running a blog as a business, what it takes to be successful, and how to determine your worth.
008: Simplifying Ad Optimization with Andy Marzka from AdThrive
Aug 18, 2015 • 71 min
Andy Marzka from AdThrive talks about making money with a blog using ad optimization.
007: The Art of Photography with Ashley and Gabe from Not Without Salt
Aug 11, 2015 • 63 min
Ashley and Gabe Rodriguez from Not Without Salt talk about teamwork, motivation, and the art of photography.
006: Building a YouTube Cooking Channel from 0 to 260,000 subscribers with Hilah & Chris from Hilah Cooking
Aug 4, 2015 • 66 min
Hilah and Chris from the successful YouTube channel Hilah Cooking talk about their start in video, the growth of the channel, and their future plans.
005: The Business of Food Blogging with Jason Leake from 100 Days of Real Food
Jul 28, 2015 • 64 min
Bjork talks with Jason Leake from 100 Days of real food about what it’s like to run a food blog behind the scenes.
004: How Understanding Your Visitors Can Help You Build Traffic and Create an Income with Dr. David Darmanin from Hotjar
Jul 21, 2015 • 56 min
Dr. David Darmanin, the founder and CEO of HotJar, talks about feedback, analysis, heatmaps, and funnels and how understanding and utilizing them can improve your blog.
003: Sally McKenney from Sally’s Baking Addiction on creating success, ignoring the competition, and writing cookbooks
Jul 14, 2015 • 40 min
Sally McKenney from Sally’s Baking Addiction talks about her success as a food blogger, how she made blogging her full-time career in just 2 years, and her advice for new bloggers.
002: Bjork Ostrom from Food Blogger Pro on building a membership site from scratch, morning routines, and books that every entrepreneur should be reading
Jun 29, 2015 • 55 min
The tables are turned as Lindsay interviews Bjork about how Food Blogger Pro got started.
001: Lindsay Ostrom from Pinch of Yum on life as a career blogger, building a blog while working full-time, and tips for sticking with it
Jun 26, 2015 • 57 min
In this inaugural episode, Bjork interviews his favorite food blogger of all time, Lindsay Ostrom from Pinch of Yum.
000: Our Beliefs, Our Hopes, and Our Dreams
Jun 25, 2015 • 3 min
Bjork Ostrom introduces the show and talks about why he decided to make a podcast, what he hopes it will bring to you, and where he dreams it will go.