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The Blogger Genius Podcast with Jillian Leslie


Jan 17, 2024

Hello, creators and food enthusiasts! Today, I'm thrilled to share with you my recent interview with my friend, Megan Porta, the creative force behind Pip and Ebby and the Eat Blog Talk podcast. We dove into the evolving world of food blogging and the exciting opportunities that lie ahead in 2024.

Embracing Change and Innovation

As we step into the new year, the landscape of food blogging is shifting. With the rise of AI content and the impending phase-out of third-party cookies, it's clear that we need to adapt our strategies. My advice? Pivot towards selling your own digital products and services. This is where MiloTreeCart comes into play, offering a simple solution to set up memberships, digital downloads, workshops, coaching, and mini-courses in a snap.

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Show Notes:

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The Power of Creativity in Food Blogging

Megan and I discussed the importance of creativity in the food blogging space. With challenges like AI and changes in search algorithms, food bloggers must think outside the box to monetize and drive traffic. From ebooks to cooking classes, the possibilities are endless. Megan's mastermind group is already buzzing with innovative ideas, proving that creativity is key to staying ahead.

Leveraging Platforms Like Pinterest

Despite the frustrations many have with Pinterest, it remains a valuable platform for food bloggers. The visual nature of food content makes Pinterest a potential goldmine for traffic. Consistency and a long-term strategy are crucial, and if you notice a particular type of content performing well, such as videos, it's time to double down on that approach.

The Third-Party Cookie Conundrum

The removal of third-party cookies by Chrome in 2024 is a hot topic. While it may change how advertisers interact with ad networks, it's important not to approach this shift with fear. Instead, be curious and informed. Ad networks like Raptive are exploring new technologies to maintain ad relevance and value, ensuring that the right ads reach the right audience while respecting privacy.

Mindset Matters

One of the most powerful takeaways from our conversation is the significance of mindset. Rather than succumbing to fear about the future, embrace curiosity and excitement for the opportunities that change brings. AI, for instance, isn't something to be feared but a tool to be harnessed for idea generation, writing enhancement, and keyword research.

The Summit for Advanced Food Bloggers

Megan and her colleague Melissa are organizing a summit specifically for advanced food bloggers, creating a space for collaboration and support. Using MiloTree Cart, they've set up an effortless payment and sales page system for the event, showcasing the ease with which digital products and services can be offered.

Selective Learning and Growth

As we navigate the food blogging community, it's essential to be selective about where we get our information and support. Surround yourself with positivity and a growth-oriented mindset. If you're interested in learning more about the summit, our podcasts, or how to leverage MiloTreeCart for your business, be sure to check out the links provided.

The future of food blogging is bright for those willing to innovate and adapt. By embracing new tools, platforms, and strategies, we can continue to thrive in this dynamic industry. Stay curious, stay creative, and let's make 2024 a year of incredible growth and success!

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