If you’re reading this, chances are you have a fair idea of what you want to make out of your passion for food. Or let’s suppose you haven’t even thought that far and are simply toying with the idea of starting a food blog. Either way, you’ve come to the right place and this post is for you.
Food blogging, at its very core, is all about sharing your love for food with the world around you. The world around you includes not just other foodies like you, but also those who seek to acquire knowledge through your content (think of casual diners reading a review). And food blogging is so much more than just sharing photos so that viewers can gawk at them. If you want to make it big in the food blogosphere, there are a few things you’ll need to keep in mind.
The design of your blog is one of the most important things you’ll need to consider because this is the first thing your readers will see when they come to your blog – and this is also the first thing that they will form opinions on. So make sure the design of your blog is attractive and in tune with the content you share!
No matter how beautiful the design of your blog is, content is king at the end of the day. Write in the way that will captivate your readers and make them want to read more from you. The last thing you want is people getting bored of reading your blog. Your content must be interesting and engaging for your readers – and I cannot stress upon it enough – it is your content that will speak for you!
- Use A Variety of Media
The best blogs are content-rich and content-diverse. That means don’t restrict your blog content to mere walls of text, however descriptive and intricately detailed they may be! Add plenty of pictures. Caption them. Liven up your blog with videos, slideshows and widgets. The more creative you are with your content, the more your audience will be impressed, and the more likely that they’ll keep coming back for more.
- Word of Mouth
Interact with your readers in the comments. Share your content on social media. Reach out to other bloggers. The more you interact with your audience the wider your name will spread and the more the readers you will attract! Do not take this lightly. Promoting your blog is just as important as publishing on it!
WePOST Food is all about sharing your passion for food and connecting with other like-minded people. You can post your food-related content in a variety of formats – stories, listicles, images, memes, quizzes, polls and much more! Start posting on WePOST Food today!