Build a relationship with your contractors. You don’t have to be best friends but you want to know them and be in touch regularly.
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Advice on how to grow your food blogging business.
When thinking about old content and what you want to share, you should remember Google only gives you only so much crawl allowance every day/week/month and if Google is wasting your crawl allowance on old stuff that isn’t up to snuff, your new stuff isn’t going to get looked at.
Food blogging is always unpredictable but know your bottom line and where you need to be to stay afloat.
Nobody is below anyone else so when you fangirl someone from the food blogging industry, you put them on a pedestal, and you automatically believe you are below everyone else. But that is not true.
Remember the why of what you’re doing. This is the reason it’s important to stay on task.
All about you. “If your blog is a business, then remember your blog isn’t your diary. Pay attention to your audience more than you pay attention to yourself.” This includes your stories, your opinions, your weekends, etc. You should have some of your personality in there, but don’t make it all about you.
Keep immaculate records. It may not be financially feasible for you to consult an attorney every time an invoice goes unpaid or every time someone steals an image from your blog, but keeping good records of each incident will save you hundreds if not thousands of dollars in attorney’s fees if/when a situation spirals out of control.
If you find a good VA, keep hold of them! Most VAs are really flexible with their hours and understand needs vary.