**Food Blogger Pro is open for spring enrollment starting May 24, 2018 and will be open through May 31, 2018. After that, enrollment will be closed until later in the year. Sign up for Food Blogger Pro HERE.**
Food Blogger Pro has really upped my food blogging game.
Since joining Food Blogger Pro, I have seen a 2000% increase in my blog traffic! I’m not saying that when you join Food Blogger Pro, you’ll automatically see blog growth. I mean, we’re not talking magic here.
But we are talking an amazing place to LEARN what you need to do to grow your blog. The resources available are amazing, especially for those just starting out.
When I started blogging, I knew absolutely NOTHING that I needed to know. But I didn’t know what I didn’t know, you know?
I wasn’t getting any traffic. That I did know.
So, I spent hours, days, weeks and months googling and trying to make sense of this blogging thing.
This wasn’t just a hobby for me, I wanted to make Went Here 8 This successful – a site that offers readers something awesome.
Then I learned about Food Blogger Pro. I knew I needed to give it a shot. What I was doing just wasn’t working.
So I got on the waiting list and when enrollment opened up I joined. It was one of the best decisions of my blogging career.
How Food Blogger Pro Has Helped Me
When I started blogging in November of 2016, my monthly page views were a dismal ~500/month. And they stayed that way for many months. Like I said above, I just couldn’t figure out how to grow. When I joined Food Blogger Pro in May 2017, my monthly page views were 937 in that month.
I’ve now been a member of Food Blogger Pro since May 2017. Last month (May 2018) my page views were 23K!
To top it off, I was finally starting to make a little money (mostly thanks to another course that I’ll talk about in a different post – sign up for my email list in the sidebar to make sure you don’t miss it!).
A lot of this growth can be attributed to things I learned on Food Blogger Pro.
One of the biggest improvements has been my food photography.
I never believed I could have the beautiful photos that so many other food bloggers have because I wasn’t a professional photographer. But Lindsay has some amazing videos that helped me understand food photography immensely! Check out the evolution:
**NOTE: if you’re not quite ready to join Food Blogger Pro, Lindsay has a great photography e-book you can get below:
There is also a huge community on Food Blogger Pro. There are so many opportunities to make connections with other food bloggers, PLUS they have experts on there that will answer questions for you in the forum. It’s like having a consultant at your fingertips. Check out the experts HERE.
I have had so many questions answered in these forums. It’s the first place I come when I have a problem.
What Does Food Blogger Pro Offer?
An Awesome Community of Bloggers
Seriously, the blogging community is the best. There are over 1,000 members of Food Blogger Pro, and like I mentioned above, there are experts right at your fingertips! It is a great resource to ask those pesky technical questions, learn how to make Google happy, get some feedback on all aspects of your blog, and just make some amazing connections. Every time I have any type of question, the forum is the first place I turn.
An Amazing Video Library
So. Many. Videos. Seriously, there are about 300 + videos for everything you want to learn about food blogging:
– There is a whole video series on how to get your food blog started (for those of you that haven’t quite hit publish yet).
– the essential tools to include Mailchimp, FTP, Google Analytics, HTML/CSS basic among many others, these videos are incredibly easy to follow and so helpful to learn these basic tools.
– the essential plugins including Vaultpress, W3TC, recipe plugins, spam plugins, and Yoast. In the forums, you will find recommendations for many helpful plugins used by food bloggers.
– Social media basics for Pinterest and Instagram.
– My personal favorite, videos upon videos from Lindsay on food photography, as well as photo editing. Learn how to harness light, both natural and artificial, Lindsay discussed essential props and how to compose and style photos, with many examples. This is an absolutely amazing resource, and a big part of my personal improvement.
– Basic tips for building traffic, as well as a whole course on SEO which is incredibly helpful if you’re new to the game.
– Last, but not least, generating income. Most of us want to make a little dough from our websites; these courses on ads, ad placement, affiliate marketing and sponsored posts will get you well on your way.
Live “What’s Happening Now” and “Q&A” Podcasts
The monthly “What’s Happening Now” podcasts help keep you up to date on current happenings in the food blogging world. The podcast is published every month and has covered topics such as WordPress updates, tools to keep organized, re-purposing content, affiliate marketing, sponsored content, and so much more.
They also do Q&A podcasts where Food Blogger pro member have the opportunity to ask any questions they want answered. It’s an amazing resource!
Deals and Discounts
First off, if you sign up for the yearly membership, you get a free nutrition calculator from Nutrifox. I’ve been using this and it’s incredibly easy to use, and Google loves it. Start ranking higher by including nutritional information in your posts!
In addition to Nutrifox, if you’re a Food Blogger Pro member, you get discounts on services such as Tailwind, Viraltag, Boardbooster, BlogTutor, Coschedule, Erickson Surfaces (beautiful photo backgrounds), Warfare Plugins, among many, many more.
Ease of Use
The Food Blogger Pro interface is incredibly easy to use. The search function in the forums is amazing (I almost always find what I’m looking for), all the videos are easy to follow, and overall the site is very user friendly.
Why Should I Join Food Blogger Pro?
Food Blogger Pro has all the resources you need to start and grow a food blog. From videos on building traffic and generating income, to access to industry experts, and an amazing food photography course, Food Blogger Pro is a one stop shop for food bloggers.
If you’re not totally sure yet, no worries, you can join for one month at a time and cancel your membership whenever you’d like! Food Blogger Pro does not believe in contracts.
So signing up is super easy, but you have to act fast! Enrollment is May 24 thru May 31! Join more than 1,800 other members and Sign up for Food Blogger Pro now!
If you missed enrollment, you can Join the Food Blogger Pro Waiting List! And while you’re waiting for the next enrollment period, you can enjoy these free resources: