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Have you been on the fence about joining Food Blogger Pro? I have been too but I’m ready to take the next step and why YOU should too!
Are you afraid?
I’m getting ready to take a big leap for myself and my blog. Tomorrow the doors of Food Blogger Pro open up and I’m going to take the plunge and join. I’ve sat on the fence for so long talking myself out of it each time the doors have opened and then kicking myself for not joining after the doors have closed. I was scared of investing money and also scared no one would take me seriously. I’m not a big blogger, not even really a medium sized blogger but this last year I’ve seen so many things change for me and my blog that I realized I was inhibiting my own growth with my fears! Sound familiar?
My Ah-Ha moment!
I was talking to my husband last night about my blog. How I never could have envisioned a year ago that I would be sitting here having made thousands of dollars from my blog. I had made maybe less than a hundred dollars a year ago. I struggled with whether it was worth it to keep paying for my own domain and hosting, to continue investing time and money into something that I loved but seemed like such a money pit. Could I really make money blogging? And I’ve realized the answer is yes!
So why now?
I’ve read Bjork’s emails, listened to his podcasts, and read the Tasty Food Photography e-book by Lindsay many times over the last year. And I begun to implement what I was learning and saw the great strides I was making. Sure maybe my page views weren’t where I want them to be but I began to pick up sponsored posts, and see my ad revenue increase. I worked on improving my photography and creating more “pin-worthy” images and to my astonishment my pins were getting re-pinned! A lot! I’ve watched as a recipe that I posted 7 years ago that had no traffic has been re-pinned thousands of times since I swapped out a few things that I learned from reading and listening to Bjork and Lindsay. And I realized if I want my dream to come true I have to stop being scared and start taking those crazy steps out there.
Here’s what has me ready to take the plunge and invest in Food Blogger Pro:
- Over 300 video tutorials I can watch on my own time
- a connected community of bloggers and industry experts to answer my questions
- compatible with mobile devices so you can access it no matter where you are
- how to improve SEO or search engine optimization
- how to improve photography using natural OR artificial light
- using Lightroom to edit photos
- using social media and email marketing to improve traffic and engagement
These are just a few of the reasons I’m taking that big step of investing in my blog. And considering how much time I spend sifting through all of the information on the internet trying to find answers to my questions or figure out what I can improve I’ll be saving time and therefore money! Are you ready to take the plunge with me? Sign up for Food Blogger Pro here! I’ll see you there!