I know food blogs have been posted and analyzed to death and there are million favorites and unfavorites all over this board.
But here we go anyway.
I have had a food blog for about three years. I am looking at redesigning it, but I need feedback about what you like or don't like about the blogs you read. I would love some idea of what you think about the following?
Photos v. Copy
What's more important: copy or photos?
How important is it to you that the photos be beautiful (as opposed to good and descriptive)?
What do you think about using great stock photos for the basic raw ingredient instead of originals?
Do you like to see photos of the steps of a recipe or just the raw ingredient and/or finished product?
If you had to rate what you prefer to see in food blogs, how would these rank:
food or meals as they it impact real life?
If recipes are important to you, how important is it that they are easy to print?
Do you prefer notification of new blog posts by:
Finally, what about viewer involvement? Do you like to interact with the author of the blog and/or other readers? Or not?
Thank you for your time and any feedback you provide.