Recent Makin' Bacon Food Blogging Articles - Page 1

How to Go About Finding Sponsored Content

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I recently podcast interview with Elizabeth Falcigno on the Makin' Bacon Podcast and I wanted to highlight this part of the discussion because I think it's extra valuable.

In this part of the interview, Elizabeth and I talk about why diversifying your income is so important and how you can find brands to work with on sponsored posts.

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Traditionally Publishing Cookbooks with Maggie Green

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As food bloggers, cookbooks are often on our radars. Many of us explore traditional publishing and self publishing but we ignore one path of publishing...getting paid to write a book. Luckily today's guest is the perfect person to help us out.

I can't wait to learn from Maggie Green from The Green Apron Company.

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Organically Building Your Mailing List Through Summits and Challenges with Jennie Wright

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Today, we dive into everything you need to know about hosting online summits, how to harness the power of organic list building, and why building relationships with your audience is the key to jump starting your growth.

As bloggers we always hear how important it is to grow our email lists, especially because it's the only asset we actually own. But trying to figure out what the most effective ways to build your list can be really difficult, especially without just relying on annoying popups or costly Facebook ads. Luckily, today's guest is the perfect person to help us out!

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Email Marketing with Matt Molen

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Today, we talk about everything newsletter including how to maximize signups, why solving problems builds authority so quickly, and his game changing tip for using curiosity to encourage click throughs.

As bloggers we are told time and time again that we need to collect our fans' email addresses and build our mailing lists, but what is the best way to do that? And what do you do once you have them? There's a lot of ins and out to email marketing, and today's guest is the perfect person to show us how it all works.

I can't wait to learn from today's guest, Matt Molen, from Email Crush

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Cookbook Publishing and Teaching Cooks with Judi Leib

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Today, we talk with Judi Leib, from Whisk in the Southern, about why teaching cooking classes is so meaningful, how finding a mentor can provide the guidance and support you need, and we explore the sometimes long and winding road to publishing a cookbook.

As bloggers we often dream of publishing a cookbook, but it's not always a smooth process to get there. The way can be filled with potholes, and sometimes landmines, but luckily today's guest is the perfect person to help us avoid them.

Judi also teaches people how to cook and truly believes that anybody can learn to be a great cook once you get rid of their fear.

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Storytelling and Staying True to Yourself with Tameka Bazile

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Tameka Bazile and I talk about how to monetize Instagram, why story telling is critical to building a following, and why being yourself is the surest way to standout and find your true fans.

As bloggers we know we have fans on Instagram, but we often struggle to reach them. And often times during the process we lose track of what makes us and our brand unique. Luckily, today's guest is the perfect person to help us get back on track.

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Building a Brand Without a Blog with Darrin Wilson

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Today, I talk to Darrin Wilson about creating a brand without a blog, why self publishing is perfect for some people, and how podcasting can propel you forward.

As bloggers we are often highly focused on our blog, trying to drive traffic and grow our audience. But there are many channels out there you can use to get in front of audiences that don't rely on a blog at all. And today's guest is the perfect person to help us explore them.

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Know the Trade-Offs of Self Publishing and Traditional Publishing

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Not long ago I interviewed Chelsea Cole on the Makin' Bacon Podcast and this quote of hers really resonated with me.

There are trade-offs to both self publishing and traditional publishing. What are your concerns about going with self publishing over the traditional route?

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Sometimes 'Done' is Better Than 'Perfect'

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I recently interviewed Emily Perron on the Makin' Bacon Podcast and this quote of hers really resonated with me.

As bloggers we often want everything to be done perfectly, but while quality does matter, this is often a form of procrastination.

Once you hit "good enough", let go and put it out into the wild. When have you held up? More with Growing Your Team with Emily Perron

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Give Your Audience What They Want, How They Want It

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I recently interviewed Chelsea Cole on the Makin' Bacon Podcast and I felt this was an important part to highlight.

Writing a book is hard...publishing a book is easy. You don't need much money, a place to store inventory, and you don't need to ship anything out yourself.

What is holding you back from making a printed cookbook?

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