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Dec 9, 2019

Unpacking the Addictive Food Video Craze

They’re on websites and blogs. They fill your social feeds. YouTube is packed with them, often from amateur chefs. Facebook has them on a continuous autoplay (one to the next!)… What is it about “bird’s-eye-view” (a.k.a. “top-down”) food and recipe videos that makes them so popular? Yes, “bird’s-eye-view,” “hands-and-pans,” “overhead-angle,” “top-down” cooking videos — the […]

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Dish Works
Dec 2, 2019

Non-Food Brands Using the Power of Culinary Video Content

Not a food brand, but curious about how culinary content can grow your business? Given the 24/7/365 obsession with everything food-related (especially on social media), leveraging the power of culinary video content is smart marketing — for all types of businesses and brands. An Engadget blog sums it up with this #mindblowing stat from Buzzsumo: After […]

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Dish Works
Nov 25, 2019

Why ‘Unbranding’ Works for Food-and-Drink Websites and Culinary Content Marketing

Food brands interested in showing their culinary prowess are winning the game with largely unbranded consumer-facing websites plus social media. This “unbranding” is a smart move because home cooks usually don’t want to be “sold to” when they’re trying to figure out what to make for dinner, or how to host a holiday gathering, or […]

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Dish Works
Nov 13, 2019

How Grocery Brands Are Creating Better Online Customer Experiences

Many grocery stores offer clients in-store magazines or free home subscriptions for being a loyalty card member. These are great ways to capture eyes in the traditional sense, but are they capturing the growing online market? According to Supermarket News, a Coresight study shows “the share of U.S. consumers who purchased groceries online in the […]

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Dish Works
Mar 14, 2017

4 Tools of a Good Content Marketing Strategy

To be successful in work you need a well-stocked toolbox: the essentials of your trade that will help you tweak, fix, strengthen and grow your business. Whatever your trade, there are certain tools you need to succeed in reaching your goals. Artists need a canvas, paint and brushes. Chefs need a kitchen, utensils and fresh […]

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Dish Works
Feb 27, 2017

Blog Content Your Culinary Brand Should Be Writing

We can’t say it enough: we’re passionate about culinary content. And one of the most effective ways to offer content to your fans is by blogging. Whether you are a restaurant, a destination, a brewery or an event planner, blogs are a great benefit to your business. Not only does blogging help you reach your audience […]

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Dish Works
Feb 22, 2017

Why You Should Build a Photo Library for Your Brand

Photography. It’s no longer just a “special touch” marketers add to their content and advertising: it is the advertisement. From the traditional media of billboards and magazine ads to the more contemporary and in-demand media of Instagram posts and blogs, quality professional photography is a necessity. To meet this need, many culinary brands grab photos on the […]

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Dish Works
Dec 22, 2016

Outsourcing: Why?

Whether you offer a sublime culinary experience at your restaurant, the perfect cuppa at your coffee shop, amazing community at your farm market or a bucolic view at your destination, one thing is clear: you have an area of expertise. You corner the market in your specific niche. While it would be fantastic to just keep cooking up a delectable […]

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Dish Works
Dec 16, 2016

Dish Works: A One-Stop Content Shop

Is your business ready to take your marketing efforts to the next level? In this digital age, brands are forging ahead past traditional marketing measures and diving into the world of online content marketing. Internet opportunities for businesses are growing exponentially, and your company needs to keep up. Updating your marketing strategy may be a daunting […]

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Dish Works
Jun 24, 2016

5 Important Goals for Online Marketing

Now that you’re ready to start an adventure in online marketing, you need to set some goals for each step on your journey. We know that the internet is the new online marketplace, with over 85% of searches for services and products happening on the web. But the online landscape can be confusing to navigate. The […]

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Dish Works
Jun 17, 2016

How to Identify Your Audience

In a post on public speaking, ASME shared this wisdom: “To connect with your audience, you need to understand why your topic is important to them.” This is a foundational insight that underlies every part of great oration. From early research and writing to later practicing and perfecting the delivery of a great speech, if […]

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Dish Works
Jun 7, 2016

Content Marketing for Business Owners: Wrap-Up

It’s been a pleasure to chat with business owners about navigating the new marketing waters in the digital age. In our four-part series, we discussed: Part 1: Today’s New Consumer Part 2: Connecting with Customers Through Content Part 3: Best Practices for Content Marketing Part 4: Setting Yourself Up for Success (If you missed it, find all of the posts […]

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