The Chopped Podcast
Summary: 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 Podcast!
Today’s guests are Lacey and Dustin Baier of the site A Sweet Pea Chef and we’re talking about building your blog after the pivot. You know that point where you think you want to quit and then you return with renewed passion? That’s what we’re talking about and the ways you can build and grow from that point forward.
It’s important with such a demanding job to create a passion for the work you’re doing. Today I’m talking with Laurie Buckle of Cook-it Media on building your food blogger brand, to help keep that passion front and center in everything you do.
As food bloggers we are actively engaged in taking the big leap. Today Marly talks about the book by Gay Hendricks The Big Leap and the ways food bloggers can use key concepts from the book to live the dream!
Learn how to blog beyond there recipe with Liren Baker, the founder of Kitchen Confidante, as we talk about food blogging, her business, and her tips for connecting with her audience in an original way.
It may seem counter-intuitive that you can expand your audience by going niche, but today’s guest, Megan Giller, was nominated for a Savuer Award for her very niche blog Chocolate Noise, and now she’s written a book on the topic as well.
Finding ways to stay inspired day in and day out can be difficult sometimes as a food blogger. Today’s guest, Heather Christo, shares how she creates an annual vision board to keep her inspired and accountable to her dreams!
If you find yourself feeling overwhelmed with your to-do list, you’ll love hearing Catherine McCord of Weelicious talk about how she uses a positive outlook for productivity. Some days can be really stressful, but the more you can find your inner smile to guide you, the more you can tap into the joy of your creativity.
If you don’t have a pitch refined, you may be missing out on lucrative business opportunities. Becoming a Pitching Pro is more than pitching to brands, it’s understanding your business as a food blogger on an entirely new level.
Listen in as Marly talks about the Top 11 Tips for Preparing a Recipe Post for Food bloggers. There are a lot of steps involved in creating recipe posts and Marly talks about best practices to help you refine your process.
#140: FriChats: Feeding Your Subconscious
Do you ever feel like everyone else has this whose success thing figured out? Well, today Cara and Marly are chatting away on FriChats about the concept of bug soup. It’s what happens to the caterpillar in the process of becoming a butterfly. That’s right. Success doesn’t always look pretty when you’re in the middle of it, but hang on, better days are coming!
Are you earning ad revenue from your blog? If you are then today’s show is a must-listen. If you’re not currently but you hope to soon, then today’s show is still a must-listen! But even if you just love a good conversation today is still in that must-listen category because we’ve got Amber Bracegirdle back on the show. Today we’re talking about Viewability Factors for Food Bloggers, but it’s also a great conversation about food blogging in general as well.
#137: FriChats: Fear of Being a Leader
#136: FriChats: Dancing to Your Own Drummer
#135: Accounting Principles for Food Blogger with Darren Judd