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Apr 5, 2020

Top Food Content Marketing Trends During Coronavirus Crisis

The coronavirus pandemic has caused all businesses, including those in the food industry, to redefine how they operate. Food brands are shifting their communication objectives, our co-founder and President, Mary Bigham says, “During this time, new trends are emerging, and while we don’t know what the future holds, we do know what’s happening right now: There […]

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Dish Works
Apr 1, 2020

Help Your Customers Create Memorable Virtual Meals and Holidays through Dish Works’ New Content Services

As the stay-at-home order date extends, we’re all struggling with what to do, and that includes what and how to feed ourselves and our families. Do we go to the grocery store, or shop online? Will we be able to source what we need? Will we be making the most of what’s available?  On top […]

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Dish Works
Mar 28, 2020

Brands Pivot Back to Blogs to Serve Customers in Changing Times

They never entirely went away, but blogs had taken a back seat to visual content as brands embraced recipe development, hands-in-pans videos and other eye-catching content delivery methods. We get it, because we provide these types of engaging visual culinary content to our customers. But now, in this uncertain time when we’re hunkered down at home, […]

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Dish Works
Mar 24, 2020

Dish Works Offers Virtual Studio Solutions for Brands’ Content Needs

Friends, we don’t know what the new normal will be, but we can tell you that we’ll be navigating it together. The good news for our clients: We’ve been creating content remotely since the start, so we have the experience and skill to work through this with you. We care about our team and about […]

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Dish Works
Feb 28, 2020

Sports Teams and Brands Score by Serving Food Content

Sports fans tend to be (overly!) enthusiastic ambassadors for their teams. Those teams and brands smartly engage outside of the stadium by connecting to their passionate audiences in an innovative, engaging and effective way: food content, including custom game-day recipes and high-quality recipe videos. We’re not talking stadium food, though. (Admittedly, that has improved in […]

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Dish Works
Feb 21, 2020

Smart Brands Use Performance Video to Directly Engage Specific Customers

Picture your ideal customers, scanning online for a product like yours — let’s say a smoothie blender. Perhaps they come upon Amazon and its many search results. Your prospect has already drilled down by single-serve with ice-crushing capabilities in the two colors that will best match her existing appliances. But which one is really the best? Because she loathes […]

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Dish Works
Feb 10, 2020

Savvy Brands and Retailers Leveraging Food Content + Technology for Sales Success

How do you quantify marketing efforts? Converting efforts to sales is a good bet. In the food space, creativity is king, as brands and retailers maximize engaging content with next-gen technology to convert customers and increase profits. Food Tracking Made Easy We all know people who use food trackers to help with weight loss, maintenance […]

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Dish Works
Dec 16, 2019

Creative Digital Content Pumps Up CX and Sales for Gas Stations and Retail Outlets

Savvy retail stores and gas stations are turning consumers’ eyes away from smartphones and drawing them to in-house digital displays by leveraging creative digital content. In doing so, these retailers are supporting their key brands, while also informing, entertaining and giving busy consumers something fun to focus on while they wait at the pumps or […]

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Dish Works
Dec 16, 2019

B2B Brands Speak Directly to Food Industry Pros with Culinary Content

Think beyond the home consumer for a moment. We know — they’re important! But take a second to consider how your B2B (business-to-business) marketing informs, educates and entertains pro chefs and decision-makers through your website, social media and beyond. Speaking directly to restaurant and foodservice insiders in an authoritative way builds trust, solidifies your position […]

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Dish Works
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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