I launched A Taste of Koko in March 2010 when I was a student at the University of Texas at Austin with a degree in Nutrition. I started the blog because I didn’t feel like I fit in with everyone else that was pursuing a career in a 9-5 or higher education. I came up with the name A Taste of Koko, bought my first camera, and launched on Blogger (switched to Wordpress a couple of years later).
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Define your niche, post high-quality photography, and write compelling content. Find other blogs that you admire and take note of what you like about them. Most importantly, have fun!
No, read this. I don’t do any brand consulting but here are some people that do:
https://www.foodbloggerpro.com – how to start & monetize a food blog
The Internet – no really, I’ve never taken an online course or in-person classes. I spent a lot of time Googling “how to build a Wordpress website?”, “how to take food photos”, “how does Facebook work”, etc. I self-taught myself everything that it takes to run a blog – photography, social media, web development, copywriting, and more.
13 years since 2010.
I live in Austin and have been lived here since 2007.
I shoot all of the food and travel photos that you see on the blog and social media. Photos of me are shot by other photographers or bloggers and are credited below the photo.
I’ve shot with several cameras in the past couple of years – Canon for 6 years and Sony for the past year. I currently shoot with the Sony A7RIV and Sony A6300. Read more on my blog post on best cameras for bloggers.
I use CapCut on the iPhone to edit my videos
Welcome to Austin! If you’re visiting Austin for the first time or just moved here, here are my 45 Top Things To Do In Austin and my favorite restaurants in Austin. If you need any suggestions or have questions, you can text me at (512) 400 – 3637.