2015 AFBA City Guide is Live: Where to Eat in Austin

2015 AFBA City Guide is Live: Where to Eat in Austin

Ready to discover the best food and drink in Austin, Texas? Well, you can learn about hundreds of restaurants, dishes, and beverages in the 2015 AFBA City Guide, the latest installment of the Austin Food Bloggers Association’s yearly roundup of where to eat in Austin, with contributions from dozens of local bloggers. The Austin City […]

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The Mad Sweet World of WordPress

The Mad Sweet World of WordPress

Margaret Dornbusch is leading our Byte of Texas panel on WordPress Plugins. She answered a few of our questions ahead of this weekend’s conference. Tell us a little about your history using WordPress. I have used WordPress since its beginnings in 2003. For my first attempt at blogging, I used blogger.com (before Google bought it). […]

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The Bites at Byte: Menu Sneak Peek!

The Bites at Byte: Menu Sneak Peek!

When we started planning Byte of Texas, one of the things we knew right away was that we had to have great food! We’re lucky to be able to partner with some really great local restaurants, chefs, and vendors, and can’t wait to sink our teeth into what they have to offer. Saturday we kick […]

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Q&A with Lisa Fain, the Homesick Texan

Q&A with Lisa Fain, the Homesick Texan

We’re thrilled to have Lisa Fain, award-winning author and blogger of The Homesick Texan, joining us for our Byte of Texas conference at the Bullock Texas State History Museum. Lisa will be signing copies of her new book, The Homesick Texan’s Family Table, from 11 AM to noon during the Byte of Texas Book Fair, […]

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The Byte of Texas Full Agenda is Here!

The Byte of Texas Full Agenda is Here!

Our Byte of Texas conference is just two weeks away, and we can’t wait to share everything we’ve been working on with you. We’ve got amazing door prizes, stuffed swag bags, and of course, plenty of learning to give out! Grab a ticket and check out our full conference agenda! Saturday, September 27 8:30 AM […]

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Beer, Cheese, & Preserves: Delicious Friends

Beer, Cheese, & Preserves: Delicious Friends

As part of our Byte of Texas programming, American Cheese Society Professionals Michele Haram and Tiffany Cunningham, along with Stephanie McClenny of Confituras, will be presenting Mousetrap: Pairing Texas Beers with Cheese and Preserves. The following was written by Tiffany Cunningham. There is something very intriguing about beer, cheese and preserves. They taste great together […]

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How to Make Money with Your Blog – #ByteofTX Chat Recap

How to Make Money with Your Blog – #ByteofTX Chat Recap

    The desire to earn a living (or supplement income) online is common among many bloggers. After all, quality blogging is hard work, and brands are increasingly looking to bloggers as allies in word of mouth and social media marketing. How can bloggers today leverage their talents online and offline to earn a buck? AFBA tackled these topics […]

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Byte of Texas Scholarship Winners Announced

Byte of Texas Scholarship Winners Announced

We’re thrilled to announce the winners of our Byte of Texas scholarship contest! We had a lot of really great entries, and we wish we could give tickets to everyone, but we had to choose only three. Our winners are: Lisa Rawlinson, Full and Content Natalija Brunner, daida l’orange Kirstjen Pratt, Taste the Book Thanks to sponsors Bob’s […]

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Our Top Picks for SXSW Austin 2015

Our Top Picks for SXSW Austin 2015

South by Southwest seems like eons away, but the window for voting on the Panel Picker, which helps determines which panels will be selected for next year’s conferences, closes at 11:59 p.m. Friday. Here are four proposed panels from Austin Food Blogger Alliance members. Like their ideas? Sign into panelpicker.sxsw.com and vote for them! Comments and votes go […]

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5 Ways to Improve Your Blog’s SEO

5 Ways to Improve Your Blog’s SEO

Eric Hochberger got together with some friends, and over the last decade, created the successful sites The Hollywood Gossip, TV Fanatic, and Movie Fanatic. He met Amber Bracegirdle at a conference, and together they created Food Fanatic. Eric’s sites are so successful because he’s spent years cultivating his knowledge of all things Google, and in turn, search […]

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