Archive for September, 2013

Fork app featured by USA Today

Thanks to USA Today for featuring Fork in its tech section on Friday. As you might imagine, the number downloads and active users jumped dramatically. It’s great to see our app gaining so much traction so soon after launching. Interestingly, the editors changed the headline midway through the day on Friday. What started as “Fork […]

Build your blog into a business

“You’re not bloggers. You’re media companies.” That was my message to a group gathered at the International Food Bloggers Conference last weekend in Seattle. Unlike many news startups, food bloggers enjoy multiple revenue opportunities, because their content is “close to the cash register” in investor parlance. Some of those revenue streams include: recipe development teaching […]

Want to get hired? Be smart and creative. And be able to prove it.

Who do you want to hire? Professor Lucrezia Paxson directed that question to me in front of about 30 students at Washington State University on Friday morning by. It was the first of four classes I would speak with that day so I knew it would come up again. And it’s a question I’m asked […]