In episode 385, Megan chats to Katalin Nagy about extra revenue streams for our blogs, specifically how to monetize online baking classes and other skills.

We cover information about how to gain more traffic by creating online courses and re-purposing them, advantages of live classes vs pre-recorded, how to handle facing a fear of public speaking and how to view discipline as a way to get you closer to your goals.

Listen on the player below or on iTunes, TuneIn, Stitcher, or your favorite podcast player. Or scroll down to read a full transcript.

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Bio Spatula Desserts food blog is a pandemic baby, started in spring 2020 during the lockdown as the result of Katalin’s love for baking and passion for teaching people how to bake. 2020 went without knowing anything about SEO, hostings, search console, or the importance of keywords.

Katalin picked up an avid desire to learn about the industry in 2021, moved to Feast and Bigscoots, then completed the Cooking with Keywords course, and applied for an audit with Casey. She began to monetize her blog in Oct 2021 via Mediavine. From there, Katalin found joy in creating live and pre-recorded baking classes in 2022 to further showcase her passion for baking with her audience and create a new revenue stream. Katalin continues to work full-time in corporate for a well-known Swedish automotive company HQ.


  • Share your passion with your audience and you’ll always love your job.
  • Record a baking class done live with an intimate audience and answer questions in the class. Then edit the final video to be sold and use as passive income. 2 forms of income in 1.
  • Translate your skills into a way to earn money. Start with your passions.
  • Do your keyword research and then go for it on other content pieces that you’d enjoy and would support other content on your site as well.
  • Look for 2-3 ways to grow income sources and be sure you’re set even if one income source changes.

Resources Mentioned

Check out Katalin’s Online Baking Classes


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EBT385 – Katalin Nagy

Intro: Food bloggers. Hi, how are you today? Thank you so much for tuning in to the Eat Blog Talk podcast. This is the place for food bloggers to get information and inspiration to accelerate your blog’s growth and ultimately help you to achieve your freedom, whether that’s financial, personal, or professional.

I’m Megan Porta, and I’ve been a food blogger for over 12 years. I understand how isolating food blogging can be at times. I’m on a mission to motivate, inspire, and most importantly, let each and every food blogger, including you, know that you are heard and supported. 

Welcome to episode number 385, sponsored by the amazing RankIQ. In this episode, I have such a fun chat with Katalin Nagy from Spatula Desserts. She is a blogger and she talks about monetizing through other means than just advertising. For her, baking classes have really worked for bringing in extra revenue, for you it might be something different, but I think you’ll be really inspired to dig into other options as a food blogger. So I really hope you enjoy this episode. 

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Megan Porta: Spatula Desserts Food Blog is a Pandemic Baby started in Spring 2020 during the lockdown as the result of Catalina’s Love for Baking and a passion for teaching people how to bake. 2020 went without Katalin knowing anything about SEO, hosting, search console, or the importance of keywords. She picked up an avid desire to learn about the industry in 2021. She moved to Feast and Big Scoots, then completed the Cooking with Keywords course and applied for an audit with Casey Markee. She began to monetize her blog in October of 2021 via Mediavine. From there, she found joy in creating live and prerecorded baking classes in 2022 to further showcase her passion for baking with her audience and create a new revenue stream. KAtalin continues to work full-time in corporate for a well-known Swedish automotive company HQ. Hi Katalin. How are you today? Thank you so much for being on Eat Blog Talk. 

Katalin Nagy: Hi, Megan. I’m very well, thank you. 

Megan Porta: Yes, I’m super excited to chat about our topic, but first we would all like to know if you have a fun fact to share with us. 

Katalin Nagy: Yes, I do. I had to think about it quite a lot. But then I just thought, what are the things that people usually are surprised about when they hear about me? I actually started my sort of blogging and influencer journey as a travel blogger. You might not see it now on my website. I love traveling. I’ve been to 72 countries so far. I started backpacking when I was 20 and I’m 40, so I was traveling at quite a fast pace. I’ve been to the US, for example earlier this year in several Asian and South American countries. So if you have a peek on my Instagram, you might find some of those old pictures actually from my travels. But then I’m moved into baking, which is another big passion of mine, as you can probably tell. 

Megan Porta: Oh, so you move from one passion to the next, and I love that you’re multi-passionate. That says a lot about you.

Katalin Nagy: Yes. 

Megan Porta: So 72 countries. Do you have a favorite or do you have one that you want on your list that you haven’t visited yet? 

Katalin Nagy: I have several favorites. It really depends on the mood, what you want to achieve on your particular vacation. So when it comes to beach vacation, relaxing, a honeymoon or something similar is definitely the Maldives. Totally relaxed. You have nothing to do apart from swimming and eating well and enjoying the white sand beaches. When it comes to culture and more like adventure, India is definitely super high on my list, but I super enjoyed countries like Laos, for example, I visited Laos 14 years ago, which was a huge experience or Jordan in the Middle East. That was one of my first countries. I was backpacking there alone as a 20 year old girl. So I have several favorites. It really depends on what I’m trying to achieve on that vacation. 

Megan Porta: Yeah. You can’t satisfy all vacation needs in one place, probably. 

Katalin Nagy: Exactly. And food, of course. Especially in recent years, I’m taking more food trips. Trying the pastries and the restaurants and it’s wonderful in that respect. Of course, Vietnam, Mexico, Spain, all these kinds of countries are really offering a lot. 

Megan Porta: Oh, I could talk about traveling all day, but I suppose we should cut it off. I was just about to ask you more, but I’m like, okay, wait. She’s here for a different reason.

Katalin Nagy: So let’s talk about something. 

Megan Porta: Yeah, so let’s talk about that. So we’re gonna talk today about taking a skill and monetizing it. I think this is a great topic to get into 2023 with. Would you start by just talking a little bit through your blogging journey, Katalin? 

Katalin Nagy: Yes. So I started in 2019, mainly with my Instagram. I started to post recipes, fancy pastries, travel pictures, and pastry shops. I visited all around the world. I had absolutely no idea of blogging as such back then. Surprisingly, I also managed to catch quite some brand deals and hotel deals, restaurant deals even with my only 10, or I think 15,000 followers I had. The big breakthrough was in 2020 when obviously covid hit and a lot of us were at home with lockdowns. So I had all the time in the world. I actually have a full-time job, but back then, during Covid I was working only 60%, which I was not used to. I was used to 120%, so I had an extra 60% at hand. Plus all the business struggles, which I was extensively doing back then, were canceled. So I thought, why not the why not start a blog. I could share my recipes on a website. So I started with a Wix website. As you can imagine, I then quickly realized it’s not the best platform for blogging. But then I wasn’t really thinking about SEO and Google traffic. I really just thought, I need a platform to share my recipes. So the more I learned about blogging as such, I quickly realized that I have to change from Wix, so I created my WordPress website by 2022, but still not really with SEO in mind, if I wanna be honest. In 2022 was I think the first year when I started to think about, okay, that I have all this Pinterest and Instagram traffic, but it’s not really scalable as far as I experienced. Even though my Instagram blew up I think back then I already had a hundred thousand followers, I wasn’t having enough traffic to qualify for Mediavine. By 2021, it was obvious that’s the first step for most bloggers. 

So I started to read about it and I was literally clueless in 2021. So I was googling everything. I was searching on YouTube and Google and Facebook groups. Then I started taking my first course in 2021. It was a Cooking with Keywords course, and I got in touch with Casey, who obviously had a six months wait list. So by then I thought I should probably take this seriously. Probably there’s a potential in this blog. I love baking so much and I love teaching so much, but if people cannot find my recipes then it’s pointless. So while I was on the waitlist with Casey, he was, I think, so upset seeing my website that he was emailing me a couple of tips and following his tips, I actually qualified for Mediavine, like this time last year in October.

Megan Porta: Oh, congrats. 

Katalin Nagy: Yes. It was such a big step, especially considering that a few months before I didn’t even know what SEO was, but somehow I managed to get 50,000 sessions from Instagram, Pinterest, and a little bit of Google. Now since then, my page views have gone to 230,000 this month. 

Megan Porta: Whoa.

Katalin Nagy: I guess I learned a bit of SEO in the past year. I had my audit with Casey. I fixed all the technical issues. I moved themes, I moved hosting and so on. So this is where I am now. I’m still having my full-time job, and I think that’s also an interesting journey. Everyone just wants to get into Mediavine and make it as a full-time income. But then I realize that actually my full-time income and my full-time job, which by the way I like very much, is really giving me the freedom to invest back into my blog. So I’m not planning to resign any time soon, even though technically I could. I’m enjoying my life as it is at the moment, having two kinds of two jobs and yeah, we’ll see what the future brings. 

Megan Porta: Yeah. Wow, you’ve clearly figured it out. You’ve gotten tons of traffic very fast. I think a lot of people would be, Like, okay, tell me your secrets. Do you think that taking your baking classes and diving into those has been a part of increasing your traffic? 

Katalin Nagy: Yeah, I think in terms of the traffic now, most of my traffic is from Google. So Instagram for me wasn’t super scalable. My Instagram is growing, but it doesn’t mean that I have 10 times more traffic from Instagram. I have a huge loyal fan on Instagram and they are the first ones to share my recipes. They are the first ones to leave ratings on my recipes and comments. They are hilarious and amazing. I love my audience, but they are just not enough. I guess you must have 2 million followers to be able to make a living out of them nowadays, especially when it comes to website traffic. In terms of Pinterest, I joined after the golden age, so that’s again, for me was not really a huge driver. Not like for those bloggers who’ve been on Pinterest for 10 years. I only joined Pinterest two years ago. It’s decent traffic I get, but not a huge one. So for me it’s definitely Google and SEO and really just my passion that I consider myself a teacher, a pastry teacher. I have education in pastry and baking. So blogging is just a platform for me to teach people. One part of that is the actual kind of organic traffic. The other part is the baking courses that I am giving to people. 

Megan Porta: Okay. I love your story. This is, I think, pretty unique. Just you have a huge Instagram following. You love your fans there. I love that you said they make you laugh with their comments. Joining Pinterest, late Google, SEO and then also your passion for your craft is something that, from my perspective, lifts up your business in a really unique way. I think that’s where your magic lies. Do you agree with that? 

Katalin Nagy: I guess so. If you look at some of the comments that people leave under my recipes, you can clearly see my passion. I can clearly say that I know what I’m talking about. Those recipes are actually working. So I had a former pastry education a couple of years ago and since I started the blog, I also did several professional courses, so I’m super, super passionate about teaching people how to bake properly in a home environment and how to create those kind of fancy pastry shop looking desserts, just literally with a piping bag and with a cupcake tin. For me, my blog is my passion. I could not do it otherwise. I know there are many SEO experts recommending to choose a profitable niche, to outsource everything. There is another kind of business model that some people make money out of blogging. For me, it’s my genuine passion. When you have a full-time job and you really dedicate your free time for your blog, you must be interested in it, isn’t it?

Megan Porta: Yes, exactly. That was, I think part of what I was trying to get at. But this is really inspiring.

Katalin Nagy: I also know my target group based on people who are reaching me out, they are very often home bakers who are actually making money, baking from home. Either Americans or some business owners from all around the world. Or people who want to take their baking skills to the next level. They tried all the recipes. None of them worked. None of them actually explained why the butter needs to be at room temperature or why the pie dough needs to be chilled all the time. I also even have some chefs, who are regularly messaging me on Instagram that I had this event and I tried your macaron recipe and it was a huge success. 

Megan Porta: Ah, that has to feel good. 

Katalin Nagy: It’s so rewarding. I must say it was so rewarding. I’ve been only monetizing my blog since last October, but I had the same passion even before I earned a single penny out of that. There are so many other aspects than just money, of course, especially now that I am spending quite some time and effort on the block. To grow monetization is super important, but to be honest with you, I was happily doing it. All around 2020 and 2021 when I was effectively hardly making any money.

Megan Porta: Okay. I have a few questions for you. So I would love to hear about your baking classes. You’ve talked through your passion and what you’re good at and how you deliver your genuine offerings. So how do these go? How do you set them up? Are they alive? Are they virtual? What are the logistics? 

Katalin Nagy: So with SEO, I think if you have a lot of ideas, sometimes you feel a bit restricted. So I thought the best way to get around this is to do a baking class that has not much to do with SEO so I can be a bit more creative and come up with desserts that otherwise people would not necessarily search for on Google. It’s more for semi-professionals. So that was the original idea. Then I’m doing it online, so I live in Sweden. It’s a very small market. I live in Gutenberg. That is on the west coast of Sweden. So offline classes were never really an option. So the idea was online from the very beginning. Then I must say I’m a bit camera shy, so I felt really intimidated making a huge course, just speaking to the camera on your own and creating five, 10 recipes shooting it for months, and then figuring out how to funnel it, how to sell it. So instead, taking this whole pressure out of the story, I thought I would do some live classes because I actually have quite some presentation experience from my corporate job. I very much enjoy baking in my own kitchen, and I thought it would be so much fun if people were just calling in from all around the world and we would bake this dessert together. It’s much easier for me to talk to other people than to talk to the camera on my own. I’m sure you had this experience as well, if you are presenting, it’s so much easier to talk to someone if there are people in the room than when you are just presenting on Zoom and you literally cannot see the audience. So to be fair, it was a convenient decision that I’m gonna have live classes. Now some of my friends have said I’m totally crazy because it’s obviously much more risky. The dessert has to be good and you have to succeed with the dessert in a live class. But I had no problem with that. So I started live classes and basically what I do, the business model is that I have one live occasion on each class where between five to 10 people call in. So it’s a very small class. It’s a very intimate class. I answer tons of questions and we bake the dessert together. It usually takes three hours and I record the class and then I edit it, and then I sell it as a pre-recorded class. So it’s two birds with one stone. Of course once you have the prerecorded class and you start to sell it, it’s actually passive income. So for example, I had some Black Friday deals in my classes last week. So you can say that I didn’t have to do too much and I could easily sell another hundred classes. Of course, the live class is quite affordable. You have to prepare for that and you have to dedicate like five, six hours for that. But I love to connect with people. I love to bake. I love to see their bakes as well. What you don’t get when you just sat in pre recorded classes. So it works very well for me to be honest.

Megan Porta: Oh, I love that you’ve turned this into a passive income source as well. So you’re serving people live, but you’re also serving them after the fact through a course and things that you’ve already recorded. Think that’s really smart. 

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Katalin Nagy: It’s also, I think, quite useful for the people who buy the pre recorded version because instead of just me speaking for 20 minutes, that’s usually how you buy a pre recorded class, it’s more like one and a half, two hours and they get to hear all the questions from others. Of course, there are privacy things in place. So I’m not showing the name and the face of other people, but it’s very interactive. So when you buy my pre recorded class, you actually hear a lot of people asking a lot of questions that you might already have in your kitchen at that moment. So I think it’s it’s truly beneficial for the user as well and its serving their needs. 

Megan Porta: So if there are food bloggers listening who maybe they’re interested in something similar to what you’re doing, or maybe it’s something entirely different, maybe it’s photography or video. Or something else. I just love your formula of taking passion and combining it with relieving pressure from both you and the people you’re serving and creating something to monetize. I’m wondering, do you have recommendations for how people get started with this? Give us some encouragement or maybe first steps.

Katalin Nagy: You must know what you are good at. If you’re a good photographer, then of course you wanna create a photography course. Now I don’t entirely know how to do that online, but I’m sure, for example, sharing your screen and stuff, as a food photographer, for example, you can walk through the audience how you are taking picture about that chocolate chip cookie. I think it’s very beneficial for people who are live online. I’m also charging more for the live class than for the prerecorded. The prerecorded is actually half price compared to the live. Then people who then have different needs. For example, they cannot attend a class on a particular time, but they just wanna do it in their own space, when they have some free time, they can buy the prerecorded. But just really think about what’s your passion, what you are good at, and how can you translate that into a course. I think most of us have some skill that others don’t, and you can just monetize that. It took me a while to understand this. It took me a while, for example, to understand that the way how I make macarons that’s valuable for other people. Some people say, oh, but you can find so many free recipes online. Yes, you can. But the free recipes can never explain the nitty gritty details that you need to know in order to make something more complicated like a macaron. I think the same applies for any other skills, whether you wanna sell your access skills or photographic skills or any other skills. The devil is in the details, so it’s never really enough to watch a 10 minute YouTube video or to read a 2000 words blog post. You cannot really give so much information in such a short time as opposed to creating a class.

Megan Porta: Yeah, that was really good encouragement. Thank you. I was thinking as you were speaking, that it’s really amazing to me that there are so many food bloggers in existence, and each one of them, each individual has such a unique perspective, unique skill, unique way of communicating their skill and their passion. Isn’t that crazy? You’d think there would be duplicates of all of us, but we all are so unique. Yeah. 

Katalin Nagy: Yeah. I think it’s so much dependent also on where you are coming from to blog. Most people have a previous life before blogging. I’m working in corporate. I love what I do and I can translate those skills to blogging. For example, I work now with people I hire out for some of the tasks. It’s really came from, I just look around in a corporate world, you it’s really hard to succeed on your own. There are certain things that you don’t wanna do or don’t know how to do. Just hire that out and that saves a lot of time for other things that you are actually good at.

Megan Porta: Can you talk about the fear part of it? Because you mentioned earlier you don’t necessarily like it. Talking on camera, it was kinda uncomfortable for you, and I know that’s a common theme for a lot of people. Maybe someone has different fears entirely, but how do we jump over those fears and do these scary, but beneficial projects. 

Katalin Nagy: For me, I know that I’m comfortable talking to people, but I’m not comfortable talking on my own in the kitchen to the camera. So that was an easy fix. But I guess if you are also not comfortable talking to random people online, maybe you can create a course talking to your friend and make it interactive. I’m quite disciplined and I think that helps. So I don’t often wait for motivation and feeling confident. I’m quite disciplined in terms of how I want to achieve this and I want to make this happen, and I’m so driven in terms of what I want to teach. I want people to know how to bake these recipes. For example, my first class was a Paris-Brest that is a French choux pastry dessert, similar to eclair or cream puff, but made in Irving shape and filled with the extremely delicious Ferrero Rocher frosting. I am so dedicated to teaching as many people to bake that that I just forgot about the fear that, oh, by the way, I don’t really like to talk to the camera and how I’m gonna look and what if my colleagues will see me. I just don’t care. When I get a picture from the other part of the world that a women business owner actually attended my class and now as a home baker selling these desserts and it’s funding her whole family, I just don’t really care about the fair any longer. There are bigger things I want to achieve.

Megan Porta: And passion trump’s fear for you, it sounds like. Which is what we should all adopt. 

Katalin Nagy: Yes. Of course I’m not saying that I’m fearless in everything. I still haven’t done a prerecorded classroom where I am just standing on my own in the kitchen. But so far it works. But I think that the same goes for picking a keyword. I know so many bloggers just looking at, like the difficulty and I’m only a day of 30, maybe I shouldn’t go for that. If you really know that you can make it better, just do it. Of course, there is a balance, so you cannot have these long shorts all the time. But some of my best performer recipes are actually long shorts. So for example, One of my best performing recipes, it was actually inspired by my trop when I was in Japan. It’s a Japanese jiggly cheesecake that’s a very funny souffle cheesecake that straight after baking, it’s jiggly. I tried the original one in Osco and I just wanted to create one. I don’t really care how competitive it is. It looks super competitive and I’m still a small DA still. Remember, it’s only a two years old blog and I haven’t been even doing it properly. Only in the past year, but I’m on Google’s first page. 

Megan Porta: Oh, that’s inspiring. If you know your brand well enough, I feel like you can look at the keywords and know which keywords are going to be on the first page or maybe even the top of the first page and which ones aren’t. I think that is maybe just something that you feel as you get more into blogging. Do you agree with that?

Katalin Nagy: Yeah, I mean there are some mistakes. I’m not saying there aren’t. 

Megan Porta: There are anomalies all the time. I’m not saying there aren’t. 

Katalin Nagy: There are definitely some mistakes, but there are definitely some long shots that you just have to go for. I think especially if you see that the recipes on the first page are not super well written. They are not from your usual competitors that sometimes outrank you, but some random size that they really don’t know what they talk about. Then just go for it and make it better. Then of course start to advertise it on Instagram, Pinterest, your newsletters, whatever other channels work for you and just wait and see. I do the majority of my recipes nowadays based on SEO. But there is a room for recipes and especially baking guides that I might not rank in the top 10 anytime soon. But it’s important for my blog to have a piece of content like that, to then build on that with other recipes. So for example, I made several pumpkin recipes, obviously recently. Since I live in Sweden, you can’t really buy a pumpkin pie, canned pumpkin pie. So I made my own pumpkin puree and I have a proper long recipe on how to make your pumpkin puree if your store is out of stock. You can imagine how competitive it is. It’s not ranking, but it supports 15 other recipes. I actually had success with some of the other recipes. I can see people peeking in by the way, how do you make your own pumpkin puree? Some people don’t even know that it’s so easy. So it’s like when it comes to from the first page, like they are looking at a second page. So I have quite a high page views per session because I’m just simply driving people from one topic to another that came on one topic that was easier to rank and then they move on to another topic that sort of expresses my expertise and extra information. Another option, another variation. 

Megan Porta: This aligns a lot with my strategy in the past few years, and I really like it. I think it’s really effective. So not necessarily finding keywords that have nothing to do with your content, but looking for those lower competition keywords that you can really beat your competition with. But that also aligns with your content. So you mentioned grabbing someone an easy way on Google and then leading them to your other content that really supports that piece.

Katalin Nagy: Yeah. I’m glad to hear it’s gonna work for the future as well. I just started this. 

Megan Porta: Yeah. Who knows what’s gonna work for the future. That’s what’s working now for me. 

Katalin Nagy: Yeah. Yeah. I only started this kind of thing six months ago. I was quite busy at the beginning of this year fixing my content. The non-SEO optimized content and I went into full content creation since summer.

Megan Porta: Nice. Yes. It sounds like an effective strategy for you for now. Is there anything else you wanna mention about either creating a cooking class or monetizing in some other way?

Katalin Nagy: So currently my main monetization channel is Mediavine. I have some bits and bobs from Amazon and my baking classes. So for me, I would be freaked out if it was just only one leg. I think personally for my own sake, I’m really happy to stand at least on two legs. I think for the future I might consider a third leg as well. I think for people in the US it’s a bit easier in terms of the, if you have a large following on Instagram, it’s a bit easier in terms of working with brands, it’s very difficult. European bloggers can tell everyone how difficult it is. From Sweden, for example, to get a contract with a brand. So for me, that’s out of the question. So I really had to think about what has happened, but I know for US based bloggers, I have a lot of friends that are based in the US. There is also the Pinterest program and Instagram reels and quite some more options to monetize your blog. But I really think if you have an expertise in a subject and if you have some free capacity besides writing blog posts that are obviously good for Google, I really think it’s worth thinking about another source of income, like courses or brand work or whatever. Whatever you are you are good at. 

Megan Porta: We do. I say that collectively as food bloggers, we do tend to get really focused on the ads and getting into an ad network, which I totally understand because it’s amazing being in an ad network. But I really appreciate this perspective that we can maybe take a step back sometimes and just see what other skills and passions we have to offer our people and maybe a new set of people that will fulfill us and serve them, but also can bring in some revenue. So I love that you’re talking about this today. 

Katalin Nagy: Also, you know that I have some blogger friends who are not making yet that much, for example, haven’t qualified for Mediavine, and they outsource their skills to other bloggers. Their writing skills, their photography skills and so on. I think that’s also a wonderful option, especially if you have these digital skills. Bloggers like me, we are really in need of expertise. I work now with a couple of writers and I recently started to work with a VA simply because those are the tasks that I thought I can easily outsource, but there are always options to make money off your expertise.

Megan Porta: Bloggers are in need of skills, but bloggers are also multi-skilled so we can serve each other. It’s like this amazing cycle of awesomeness that we can tap into if we need to. 

Katalin Nagy: Exactly. 

Megan Porta: Yeah. Is there anything we missed that you feel like we should discuss before we say goodbye? 

Katalin Nagy: Probably not. I think we talked about most of the things that we intended in terms of my blogging journey.

Megan Porta: I loved it, Katalin. This was such a valuable conversation. I think people are gonna find immense value from it. So thank you for your time today. We really appreciate you. 

Katalin Nagy: Thank you very much. 

Megan Porta: Before we go, do you have a favorite quote or words of inspiration to share with us? 

Katalin Nagy: Not a quote, but what I found in my blogging life is that this kind of discipline overrules motivation. At least for me. I find that I might not always have the inspiration and motivation, but if I stick to my disciplines and my work ethic, I will just take the next step. I might not work hard every day, but it keeps me going. It also helps you know that I love what I do even though I’m not motivated every single day. But I think discipline is really important in this kind of lonely work like blogging because no one’s gonna call on you. There is no boss checking on you. So you are your own boss and you can do it at your own pace. Just take steps after each other and don’t stop.

Megan Porta: That is totally speaking my language. I love that. Discipline is hugely important. I’ve always said that. Not just in blogging, but in life, right? You have to be disciplined if you wanna get those goals accomplished. 

Katalin Nagy: Exactly. 

Megan Porta: So thank you. What a great way to end. We will put together a show notes page for you. So if you wanna go to, you can check everything out there. Why don’t you share where people can find you elsewhere. So mention your blog, social media, anything else you wanna mention? 

Katalin Nagy: Yeah, so it’s That’s my blog. Under the same name. You can find me on Instagram and Pinterest. That’s it. 

Megan Porta: All right. Thank you so much, Katalin for being here and thank you so much for listening today, food bloggers. I will see you in the next episode.

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