Using Pinterest to Build Blog Traffic and Trust

Every food blogger wants to increase the traffic to their site. And one of the strategies we are constantly told to employ is to find and promoting that elusive, "Viral Pin". You know the one. It's the Pin that's going to go global and send your blog traffic through the roof. Unfortunately, the … [Read more...]

10 Tips to Improve Your Pinterest Traffic

People email me and ask me all the time about my secrets to using Pinterest so I've finally put together my top 10 tips for using Pinterest based on what has worked for me over the past few years. Trust me when I say there is no magic formula, or quick way to getting thousands of followers. If there … [Read more...]

10 Simple Ways To Build Traffic To Your Blog

Once you have a blog and you have a few posts on it, you're going to want to bring lots of traffic to it. This is probably the biggest challenge any blogger will have. You could have the best looking blog out there, with the most gorgeous food pictures, but if it has no traffic, it might discourage … [Read more...]

Food Bloggers Love Affair with Food Porn Sites

Is it love or is it hate? I think it's a little bit of both. We love them when our pictures get accepted and we hate them when our pictures get rejected. They can be your best friend or they can be your enemy. Or at least it feels that way. I've been holding off a bit to write about this … [Read more...]

SEO – Search Engine Optimization

In a previous post I talked about how to drive traffic to your food blog through food porn websites. Another major way to get traffic to your blog is google. This is probably the one you should focus on the most. Ultimately you want google to find your blog when someone searches for a recipe that … [Read more...]

Driving Traffic To Your Blog – An Introduction

Once your blog is created and designed beautifully, you are ready to bring traffic to your blog. But how do you make this happen? Before worrying about bringing traffic to your blog, you need a way to measure the traffic coming to your blog. The best way to do this is to use an analytics tool, … [Read more...]