Posts tagged food blog
5 Rules for Writing Better Recipes

Here at Chicory, recipes are at the core of our business. Not only do we work with tons of recipe publishers and food bloggers--meaning we look at, easily, hundreds of recipes every week--but we've also invested the time to build out a complex recipe taxonomy that enables us to link ingredients to products.

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Food Blog Traffic Trends

Today I have a bunch of charts to share that I hope transform your blogging game. Or, at the very least, I hope you find them interesting. As Marketing Manager here at Chicory, I'm constantly checking on our blogger network to see how we're performing. I break our traffic down on an hourly basis to identify opportunities for optimizing Chicory performance across the 400+ publications where we appear.

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How to Take a Blogcation (Even If You Can't Skip Town)

I just got back from a quick trip to visit a friend who just moved to Stockholm. When I say that I bought my tickets just days before leaving, I'm not exaggerating. My month was hectic, filled with Chicory-related events or family functions. I was drained. So I skipped town for the long weekend. And, while I expected it would be nice to see a friend and do some traveling, I was surprised to find that the greatest vacation of all was from my blog.

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5 Out-of-Date Blogging Practices (And What To Do Instead)

Whew! It feels like we blinked and all of the sudden it became March 2016. And time moves even more quickly when it comes to the online media landscape. Things go from trendy to the trash in no time (like those jelly sandals you HAD to have in 6th grade). So before you catch yourself getting behind, take a look to see if you're still implementing these five out-of-date blogging practices. Take our advice and go from 2000-and-late to DAMN DANIEL (if you haven’t seen that vine, you have to). 

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The Key to Unlocking Your Food Blog SEO

About 90% of our recipe partners use Wordpress to host their food blogs or recipe sites. (In fact, WordPress accounts for 18.9% of all websites, according to this article—that's HUGE!) For users, that makes things very easy. With Wordpress, installing Chicory is as simple as turning on a simple plugin. In fact, there are a ton of great plugins a blogger can use to make the most of their recipe posts.

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