All posts by "Malcolm Bedell"

Malcolm is one-half of the blogging team at From Away, an Alexa-ranked top 100k most trafficked website about cooking, eating, and food culture in Maine. A social media marketing strategist by day, his food writing and photography has been featured in Bon Appetit, LA Weekly, Serious Eats, and the Huffington Post.
gettingit

As we’ve discussed previously in these pages, Foodgawker and Tastespotting (and indeed, all of the so-called “food porn” sites) seem to be at a real crossroads. During their heyday, an ...
Pinterest

There’s no doubt about it: Over the last year, Pinterest has exploded into the top referrer of traffic to many food blogs, replacing even Google and the so-called “food porn” ...
revenuereport-december

Happy New Year! It’s time for another monthly revenue report! Each month, we reveal the “behind the scenes” economics of our ongoing quest to turn our food blog, FromAway.com, into ...
Pinterest

In the last year, Pinterest has exploded into the number one referrer of new visitors to our blog. That’s right. Not Google. Not the so-called “food porn” sites (or their ...
november-revenue-header

Hey everybody! Welcome to another edition of our monthly revenue report. Each month, we examine the things that have been working (and the things that haven’t been working so well) ...
oct-revreport

How cool would it be to spend your days driving around, blogging about food from quirky, out-of-the-way places, while getting paid to cook gourmet meals at home? Like many food ...
september-revenue-report

As a food blogger, you are passionate about food. No matter how enthusiastic you are about the act of photographing and writing about what you eat, however, there’s a good ...
Choosing a Blogging Platform

Okay, so you’ve made the decision to set the world on fire with your new food blog. One of your first important decisions (after choosing a hosting company, in most ...
nothieves

It’s a fact of publishing on the Internet: Sooner or later, someone is going to copy your content without your permission. Sometimes, your writing, recipes, or photography can be lifted ...
burger

We’re big fans of both Tastespotting and Foodgawker, the so-called “food porn” sites that aggregate some of the best food photography from around the world of food blogs. The largest ...