Welcome to the weekly non yucky party. I’ve been having a lot of fun sharing tasty recipes and checking out the goodies that you guys link up. I’ve been really busy lately and I keep telling myself I need to slow down in some areas in life, but since life tossed us a curveball I need to work here on YUM as much as possible as well as get time in with my freelance clients.
This is my first time submitting to either of them. FoodGawker said it was awkward angle and Tastespotting said ‘composition.’ I guess I still have a lot of learning to do. I dusted off my Photographing Food emagazines and Tasty Food Photography. My food photographing skills are a work in process, especially since I really am new to the world of dslr cameras. I’ve also decided its time to actually read Plate to Pixel, as it’s been on my ‘to-do’ list for ages.
I told the husband that it was also time for me to let go of a couple of projects that were not benefiting me so that I would have some time to actually take the dslr , photography and photoshop courses I signed up for. I think at this point in YUMs ‘career’ it’s very important that I continue to learn and move forward.
Another thing I am working on behind the scenes besides awesome recipes is another smoothie book. I’ve been looking over my income reports (I promise, an update soon for those who have been asking) and I read a lot of other bloggers (not just food) who share their income and it seems a lot of them use e-junkie instead of limiting themselves to Kindle (and other ebook retailers) and I feel that this might be a test market for me. The idea is that if you have a wonderful product that people want to share, they’ll share it. ejunkie offers that platform. It also helps if your product is priced right so that you can pay your affiliates a reasonable rate. As much as we all love Amazon, their affiliate program isn’t very lucrative unless you are a high volume affiliate linker/money maker. I’m not. While Amazon is great for my other books, I am looking at templates to see if I can create something great for ejunkie and test that market.
A whole lot of YUM going on around here!
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Host: Cheryl King – Hot Momma’s Kitchen Chaos
Co-host Chrystal Mahan – Yum Eating
This Weeks Features:
The Most Clicked Post was:
YUMS PERSONAL FAVORITE THIS WEEK
I love scones with my tea and when I saw these Lemon Thyme Cheese Scones from The Egg Farm, my heart did a little pitter patter. Not only do they just look beautiful, they also are make in a cast iron skillet.
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