The 2021 International Food Blogger Conference Monetization Virtual Summit took place on May 12, 2021. Please add your email address to the Stay Updated box to the right and find us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter and Instagram.
Wednesday, May 12
Purchase Recording 7:00 AM PT/ 10:00 AM ET How to Attract Your Dream Brands without Selling Out: Ready to work with brands on sponsored content, but afraid that your audience will think you sold out? Join Jenny Melrose as she shows you how to authentically build relationships with your dream brands for consistent campaigns all while continuing to serve your audience with their favorite content.
Purchase Recording 8:15 AM PT/ 11:15 AM ET Maximizing Cookbook Sales (and Just How Much CAN You Make?): Come join Jason Logsdon, the author of 15 books, 13 of which were self-published, including an Amazon best seller. He will dive into three areas of self-publishing that are often overlooked: The Finances of Self Publishing, Publishing and Formatting Tools, and How to Promote and Sell Cookbooks. You’ll come away with a great understanding of how much publishing a cookbook costs, how much you can make selling one, what tools to use to write and design your book, and how to maximize your sales once it is published!
Free to Attend! Purchase Recording 9:30 AM PT/ 12:30 PM ET Now Serving…Your Cookbook! Add a side of revenue to your business from Lulu: Give your top performing content a longer – and more lucrative – shelf life! Turn your best content into a cookbook to create passive income and provide added value for your audience. Join Chelsea Bennett from self-publishing platform Lulu.com as she walks you through how to publish and print a cookbook to grow your audience and your bank account!
Purchase Recording 10:15 AM PT/ 1:15 PM ET Teach Your First Cooking Class Online in Just 10 Days!: In this session, Kathy Hester will show you exactly what you need to do to teach your first live online cooking class. The best part is that she will start where you are, with the equipment that you have right now. There could be a few things on your wish list by the end, but even without them, you can do this! All classes start with an idea, but then you might find yourself mired down in all the details. Kathy takes the fancy out of the equation, so you can get that first class under your belt and even make a few dollars. Using your phone or laptop as the camera, you can stream to Facebook or YouTube, pick your best easy recipe, and then get marketing! There will be a link to a downloadable workbook for this session.
Purchase Recording 11:30 AM PT/ 2:30 PM ET Commercial Clients with 4 Figure Day Rates: In this session, Christina Peters will show you how to target and get qualified commercial food photography clients that will pay you 4 figure day rates.
Purchase Recording 12:45 PM PT/ 3:45 PM ET Six-figure Book Advances: In this session, you will hear insider agent tips on how to make your book proposal stand out and land lucrative book deals from Sally Ekus. You will also learn how to leverage your cookbook to earn other forms of revenue.
Purchase Recording 2 PM PT/ 5 PM ET Niche Ebook Secrets For Blog Monetization: In this session, you will learn from Chioma Gabriel, the ultimate systems to finding the ideal Ebook and product idea for your niche and audience, get a clear walk through of high-value Ebook creation, prime pricing and distribution so that you deliver the best value to a waiting audience. Get a playbook on how to boost up your blog income with high-value and profitable Ebooks in the food niche.
Purchase Recording 3:15 PM PT/ 6:15 PM ET Craveable Consumer Content with PLAYTE Kitchen: Pairing food and wine is the easy part, but what about creating pairings that drive revenue? Join Chef Sandy Sauter and Maryam Ahmed, of PLAYTE Kitchen, for a workshop on developing meaningful partnerships by offering craveable and creative content that satisfies not only a partner’s audience but yours as well. They’ll explore opportunities for authentic audience exposure, growth, and connection in the world of foodie consumers. You’ll walk away with ideas to create high-value content with the contacts and skills you already have, all without breaking the bank.
Purchase Recording 4:30 PM PT/ 7:30 PM ET Tapping Into Your Unlimited Earning Potential With Affiliate Sales: This session is designed to help bloggers and influencers tap into one of the most slept on streams of income out there–affiliate sales. There once was a time when recipients of emails titled “Become An Affiliate With <insert brand>” would be mad. Why? Because there was no guarantee of income from sharing these links. Well, in this session, Aaronica Cole will go over why affiliate links and sales need to be at the forefront of content creation because the amount of money you can make from using them is limitless.