Have you ever wondered what goes into creating a food blog? Have you ever wondered who else is out there that shares the love of blogging about Southern food? These questions and more are soon to be answered in Birmingham, Alabama, at Food Blog South 2011 on January 22nd. Food Blog South is a conference and workshop that brings together those in the blogging world to meet and greet and share tricks of the trade.
The topics for the conference are sure to enlighten any novice or professional food blogger. Topics include “Why Southern food is trendy across the USA” and “Blogging about Southern seafood after the 2010 Oil Disaster.” There are also seminars on marketing your blog, blogging for beginners, reviewing restaurants and developing recipes.
Among the stellar lineup of speakers is Southern Bite’s very own Stacey Little. Stacey not only has his foot firmly planted in the blogging world but also has much to contribute to the conference’s focus on the effects of the 2010 Oil Disaster on the seafood industry and Gulf Coast in general as he is the marketing manager for Legacy, Partners in Environmental Education.
In addition to our in house celebrity, other speakers include Kim Severson, a staff writer for The New York Times and author of Spoon Fed: How Eight Cooks Saved My Life; Christy Jordan creator of SouthernPlate.com and author of Southern Plate: Classic Comfort Food That Makes Everyone Feel Like Family; Brooke Bell editor of Taste of the South; Jennifer Davick senior food photographer of Southern Living; just to name a few of the talented foodies in attendance!
All proceeds from Food Blog South go to support the restoration of the Gulf and The Desert Island Supply Company (a writing center for kids). Registration information and any questions can be answered at foodblogsouth.com and follow all of the exciting food blogging news on Twitter and Facebook.