Are you a food lover, have great ideas about meal planning, or create fabulous recipes you cannot imagine keeping to yourself? Then you might consider creating a food blog. Here are a few easy tips to getting started as a Web foodie.
This may sound rather rudimentary, but a food-related blog theme is vital to any foodie blog either in your blog title, logo, or graphical elements. Essentially you want potential readers to know you are a food blogger right off the bat. Don’t keep them guessing; make sure they know that you blog about food within the first couple of seconds they arrive on your blog.
Some of the best food blogs like Simply Recipes and Chocolate and Zucchini are fabulous, award-winning food blogs because the authors complement their topnotch writing with amazingly crisp, professional photos of their edible creations.
For most of us who either don’t have photography training or a high-priced camera to boot, photography will not be your strong suit or selling point. But as many bloggers have learned, nothing can compare to strong, compelling writing. So even if you don’t have beautiful photos to spruce up your recipes, take heart and snap photographs anyway. Your readers will appreciate seeing your finished dish.
And if you would like to have more beautiful photographs for your readers to sink their eyes into you can use this opportunity to take a photography class or invest in a camera with a specialized lens.
As with every blog niche there are social networks that also cater to various interests. Foodies like to discuss food, share their recipes, and mull over culinary ideas. Venture across the Net and join food social networks like BakeSpace.com, Epicurious’ community in order to gain more readers and find other ...
We also have a group just for foodies. Be sure to join us there!
A Little Inspiration
To be a great blogger it is important to take a few notes from the best. Follow some of these prolific foodie blogs for a little inspiration.
If you author a foodie mom blog, be sure to post a link to it in comments. Or, if you have any other suggestions for fellow mom bloggers, be sure to share a bit of your knowledge as well.