Looking for good reads online? Want to drive more traffic to your blog, keep up with social media trends, cookbook trends, and food writing trends? Yeah, me too.
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Now, on to 17 awesome links for food bloggers and writers:
1. Faith Durand of The Kitchn explores 5 Things Writing a Cookbook Taught Me About Cooking.
2. Here’s a piece on how to pitch a newspaper or magazine feature, starring me.
3. Want to make money on your food blog? Read How You Can Make $150K or More as a Food Blogger. (Hint: get a huge audience.)
4. How are millenials using mobile devices to cook? Google investigates cooking trends.
5. Cookbook Cafe, an app lets you create, market and sell a cookbook as both an iPad app and a web-based ebook just won a fourth Webby award.
6. Here are good strategic tactics on how to increase your blog traffic.
7. Have you always wondered what a food historian does? Here’s an interview with Ken Albala.
8. Terrified to give a talk? Read this infographic on 9 steps to a memorable speech.
9.This social media maven swears you can get it all done in 15 minutes a day.
10. Wondering how to adjust baking recipes to different pan sizes? Alice Medrich, it turns out, is a math nerd.
11. Are you up on your Google Analytics blog numbers? Here’s a refresher on how to use it.
12. A cookbook that costs $13,000? Yes, really.
13. Why does Nigella Lawson write cookbooks? She didn’t intend to.
14. How do you create a stunning visual identity? A Serious Eats editor talks about beautiful images.
15. This piece on unlikely celebrity cookbooks presents a curious list of people — and comic book cats — you wouldn’t think wanted to write a cookbook.