The next 2021 International Food Blogger Conference Virtual Summit took place on March 18, 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.
Thursday, March 18
Purchase Recording 7:00 AM PT/ 10:00 AM ET How to Generate Multiple Five Figure Paydays with The Quiz Queen: Tai Goodwin will discuss statistics on email marketing, how a quiz is a game-changer, and how a quiz grew her email list from 1700 unengaged people to an audience of 9000 in just 4 months.
Purchase Recording 8:15 AM PT/ 11:15 AM ET The #1 Thing You Need to Streamline Your Blog Post Process: Writing your blog post can be daunting and time consuming, but it is arguably the most important part of running your blog! In this session with Madison Wetherill, you’ll learn the essentials to building a blog post process that will save you time and mental energy every time you sit down to write. We’ll walk through must-have content your blog posts need to have and how you can incorporate your unique voice into your blog posts without losing your reader’s interest. Come learn the essential thing you need to have a simplified blog post process!
9:30 AM PT/ 12:30 PM ET Break
Purchase Recording 10:45 AM PT/ 1:45 PM ET Growing an Email List that Makes You Money: Does growing an email list overwhelm you? Not sure why you even need it? An email list is about driving your audience to your content and making money from it. In this session, Jenny Melrose will walk you through how to do just that.
Purchase Recording 12 PM PT/ 3 PM ET The Art of Recipe Writing: In the session, Jill Nussinow will review the “rules” for writing recipes, the important parts of a recipe, how to develop your skills as a recipe writer, how to keep track of what you are doing and how to translate what you know to your audience. She will also discuss how and when to use your creativity to develop recipes that work, keeping your audience in mind so that they are easily able to read your words and cook. Jill will also discuss how to address your readers who want to make ingredient substitutions but still want your recipes to work.
Purchase Recording 1:15 PM PT/ 4:15 PM ET Core Web Vitals are coming. That’s a good thing!: As part of Google’s push to make the web faster and more user-friendly, starting in May they will be using the new Core Web Vital metrics as a factor in search rankings. Andrew Wilder, from NerdPress, will explain what they are, how to measure and improve them on your site, and why this is a fantastic opportunity both to make your site better for your readers, and to rank higher in Google.
Purchase Recording 2:30 PM PT/ 5:30 PM ET Top SEO Priorities for Bloggers in 2021: Separate the good advice from the bad and focus in on bottom-line strategies and optimizations that will truly increase your bottom line Google traffic and ad revenue in 2021 with Casey Markee. Learn how to conduct a content audit, how to best prepare for the Page Experience algorithm in May, how to write content Google will actually love, and bottom-line WordPress optimization tips that will make you wonder why you never did them before! SEO isn’t a black box, learn what works, and what is a waste of your time from a site auditor with over 22 years experience!
3:45 PM PT/ 6:45 PM ET Break
Purchase Recording 5 PM PT/ 8 PM ET Lighting techniques to make food look DELICIOUS!: What makes a droolworthy photo? Out of so many recipes & food photos out there how do you catch the viewer’s attention & stop them in their tracks? How do you inspire the viewer to create YOUR recipe? In this session, Dyutima Jha will breakdown the essentials of a delicious food photo & discuss the number#1 aspect – light. We’ll identify the different components of light, dive into natural light photography setups & learn how to choose between them for different kinds of food. We’ll walk through scrumptious photography to understand how light brings out that mouthwatering side of food. Whether you use a DSLR or phone, this session will give you the lighting fundamentals that make food look delicious. After all, we eat with our eyes first.