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Keep on Keeping On

My, my - this year has just flown by. Thanksgiving is already this week. I don’t know where you are in your blogging career, but no matter, always a good idea to take stock of how far you’ve come and what your goals are. And what better time than Thanksgiving? I first started food blogging in mid-2008. At that time PR companies were still on the fence about us bloggers. I wrote and wrote and wrote content for my blog – pouring my heart and soul into it – still do. Yet, months and months went by before I got a media invite. When I did, I was overjoyed with excitement! Yes! Finally the affirmation that I’d wanted for so long – the PR companies haven noticed me, and they think my opinion matters. Things have really changed in the last 1.5 years. I’ve gotten invites to many media events and have met some really great chefs in this time – Alton Brown, Tyler Florence and Marcus Samuelson just to name a few. I feel fortunate, but I can’t help but sometimes feel a bit slighted by this industry too. I’ve applied to be a host of a foodie tv show, a contributor to local paper and another foodie website and was overlooked by all. And still, even with my site’s pa...

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