349 episodes

Eat Blog Talk is the one-stop podcast for food bloggers, delivering value and instilling confidence so you can level up in your business. The podcast features interviews with food bloggers and other experts who deliver valuable and relevant information and insights to the blogging space.

We cover all the hot food blogging topics such as SEO, social media strategies, keyword research, how to pitch yourself to brands and which keyword research tools to use. We also focus on improving your mindset, as this will help improve your job performance, creativity, productivity and add value to your business.

Eat Blog Talk publishes new episodes every Monday and Thursday.

Eat Blog Talk Megan Porta

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 107 Ratings

Eat Blog Talk is the one-stop podcast for food bloggers, delivering value and instilling confidence so you can level up in your business. The podcast features interviews with food bloggers and other experts who deliver valuable and relevant information and insights to the blogging space.

We cover all the hot food blogging topics such as SEO, social media strategies, keyword research, how to pitch yourself to brands and which keyword research tools to use. We also focus on improving your mindset, as this will help improve your job performance, creativity, productivity and add value to your business.

Eat Blog Talk publishes new episodes every Monday and Thursday.

    Tips for Busy Bloggers to Manage their Time More Efficiently and Grow their Blog Monthly with Aimee Pruett

    Tips for Busy Bloggers to Manage their Time More Efficiently and Grow their Blog Monthly with Aimee Pruett

    In episode 347, Megan chats to Aimee Pruett about time management tactics to help you grow your blog when you have limited time.
    Creator of Food Banjo, Aimee is a food blogger by night, marketing manager by day and a mother of 2 small kids. Regardless of her busy schedule, she has been able to scale her blog’s sessions monthly, going from 10K to over 80K over the past year by using her time wisely. In this episode, she shares her top time management tips that have helped her grow her blog exponentially while still fulfilling her other commitments.
    - If you don’t have a lot of time, what should you lean into?
    - Tips for optimizing old content.
    - Priotizing your responsibilities
    - Recipe testing tactics to save time.
    - Time efficient ways to do food photography.
    - How to find free hours to accomplish your goals.
    - Timely ways to learn new skills.
    Connect with Aimee Pruett
    Website | Instagram

    • 31 min
    Rank for Non-Recipe Posts (+ Why this Content is so Valuable for Your Blog) with Eric Samuelson

    Rank for Non-Recipe Posts (+ Why this Content is so Valuable for Your Blog) with Eric Samuelson

    In episode 346, Eric Samuelson teaches us how to rank for non-recipe posts and why this content is often easy to create and valuable as it  attracts new readers to our blogs. 
    Eric has been blogging since 2009 and, as the creator behind Eat Like No One Else, he teaches his readers how they can enhance the way they eat through specialty food and ingredients and how to use it to make the most amazing food at home. As someone who is passionate about finding the right ingredients, he talks about ways to write about your passion on your blog and why an experimental mindset is beneficial in the long-run. Find out how you can share your knowledge and expertise alongside recipes to help you rank on Google.
    - What expertise do you have that might generate interest?
    - Non-recipe posts take less time.
    - ‘How to…’ posts are a great way to share your knowledge. 
    - Check which posts you rank for and create roundups for them.
    - Think of the problems people might encounter with popular recipes.
    - Keep a balance between writing for Google and writing because you enjoy it.
    Connect with Eric Samuelson
    Website | Instagram

    • 45 min
    Explosive Traffic with Web Stories, Easy Income with Pinterest, Facebook Groups and Other Trends to Look Out for in Q4 with Jenna Urben

    Explosive Traffic with Web Stories, Easy Income with Pinterest, Facebook Groups and Other Trends to Look Out for in Q4 with Jenna Urben

    In episode 345, Megan talks to Jenna about which trends to look out for in Q4, 2022. They explore topics like maximizing Web Stories for explosive traffic, gaining extra revenue from Pinterest and buidling rewarding communities with Facebook Groups.
    Jenna is the creator behind The Urben Life, a food and lifestyle blog where she shares allergy-friendly recipes and travel guides. She started blogging in 2016 and, as someone who is eager to help others, she was drawn to the community aspect of it. She realized there’s a need for more transparency in the creator space and went on to provide bloggers and influencers with resources and tools they can use to thrive. Use this episode to decide which trends to spend time on and how you can accelerate your blog growth and earn more in Q4.
    - Be strategic (i.e. seasonally relevant) about what you are posting in Web Stories.
    - Explosive traffic comes from what is most likely to be viral.
    - PinTV creates a space to share your recipes directly with your audience.
    - Repurpose your content and be flexible with Creator Rewards. 
    - Look at your analytics to guide whether you should invest time in a platform or not.
    - Facebook’s new page experience gives you a more curated feed.
    - If you’re trying to grow your FB page, consistency plays a huge role.
    - Create a true community with Facebook Groups.
    - What generates interest?
    Connect with Jenna Urben
    Website | Instagram

    • 1 hr 31 min
    Treat your Blog as a Business from Day 1 - What I Wish I Knew when I Started with Cheryl Norris

    Treat your Blog as a Business from Day 1 - What I Wish I Knew when I Started with Cheryl Norris

    In episode 344, Megan chats to Cheryl Norris, creator of Bakes by Brown Sugar, about why we should treat our blog as a business from the beginning, the importance of SEO and investing in yourself.
    Engineer by day, baker by night, Cheryl has been a food blogger since 2018. Passionate about the science of baking and eager to share delicious recipes of our favorite desserts, she launched her blog not realizing how much work it takes. What started as a hobby, she quickly decided to treat it as a business and invest in herself, always learning something to improve her content for her readers. In this episode, you’ll hear Cheryl's key tips on where to focus and what to do to grow your blog quickly from the start.
    - Ask yourself: What is your audience looking for?
    - Prioritize SEO and keywords - it’s a crucial element of success.
    - Once you start creating for the user, you start caring for the user.
    - If it’s a really popular recipe, post it anyway.
    - Invest in courses, conferences and other additional learning.
    - Pay attention to how you configure your website from the start.
    - You don’t have to do everything at once.
    Connect with Cheryl Norris
    Website | Instagram

    • 43 min
    From Idea to Hardcopy - How to Self-Publish a Cookbook in 45 Days with Tyanne Johnson

    From Idea to Hardcopy - How to Self-Publish a Cookbook in 45 Days with Tyanne Johnson

    In episode 343, Tyanne Johnson teaches us how to self-publish a cookbook in 45 days. She walks us through every step she took from what’s essential during market research to how a book launch team can help you and tips for book promotion.
    Tyanne is food blogger and recipe developer at Cooking with Tyanne, specializing in easy, flavourful recipes using basic ingredients anyone can find no matter where they live. She started food blogging in 2019 and after switching from Wix to Wordpress, she decided she needed a product to go with her new website. In this episode, she shares how she published a cookbook, Deliciously Fresh Freezer Meals, in under 45 days right after graduating from college in 2021. 
    - Use a database of recipes that work.
    - Survey your audience to check if your product resonates.
    - Have an ebook and hardcopy version.
    - Create a publishing schedule.
    - Find the right publisher from the start.
    - Gather a launch team to help with feedback and promotion before your book launch.
    - Don’t aim for perfection. Getting it done is an accomplishment in itself.
    - Pay attention to details, like fonts.
    Connect with Tyanne Johnson
    Website | Instagram

    • 35 min
    A New Way to Make your Blog Stand Out - Invest in Speed, Strategy and Design using Gutenberg with Madison Wetherill

    A New Way to Make your Blog Stand Out - Invest in Speed, Strategy and Design using Gutenberg with Madison Wetherill

    In episode 342, Megan chats to Madison Wetherill about how to get the most out of Gutenberg blocks in order to streamline our blogs and make them fast and easy to navigate.
    Madison is a food blogger turned web designer at Grace & Vine Studios. She helps clients’ make their website and brand stand out from the crowded food blogging space. She also hosts the Vine podcast for food bloggers looking to increase their impact and connect with their dream audience. In this episode she demystifies Gutenberg blocks and explains why it allows you to customize different pieces and sections of your content. In turn this simplifies how you build your website to streamline updates and make it noticeable and easy to navigate.
    - Use the Gutenberg editor to have certain sections of your blog pop out.
    - Create a template or blogging outline to give you a head start.
    - Reusable blocks are templates that contain information that you want to reuse.
    - When used well, reusable blocks can educate your reader and provide helpful content in a clear way.
    - Color can be a great way to guide readers to information they want.
    - The Classic editor may get outdated. Switching to Gutenberg will be beneficial in the long-run.
    Connect with Madison Wetherill
    Website | Instagram

    • 37 min

Customer Reviews

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107 Ratings

107 Ratings

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Amazing podcast

I can’t get over how glorious this podcast is! I’m new to blogging and am in the absolute right place to be by listening to your amazing episodes.

bharmer ,

All of this is FREE?!

This is my absolute favorite podcast I listen to. Megan is so genuine and always has the best guests. I’ve learned so much and I can’t believe it’s all for free!! If you’re a food blogger, this podcast is a must listen!

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Knowledgeable and Encouraging

I love this podcast! Megan and her guests always have the greatest advice and encouragement for bloggers:)

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