Isabel Orozco-Moore is the recipe developer, photographer and content creator at Isabel Eats, a food blog all about easy Mexican recipes for home cooks.
Isabel Orozco-Moore inspires others with her real life experiences in the kitchen and gives tips and tutorials so others can enjoy a little more Mexican spice in their lives, too! She started her blog as a hobby and personal outlet in 2015 and grew it into a full-time business in October 2017.
Isabel’s recipes and photos have been featured on sites like The Kitchn, Good Housekeeping, Buzzfeed, Delish, Self, The Huffington Post and MSN.
Isabel is 31 years old, lives in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma with her husband and two cats and is a proud first-generation Mexican-American.
Isabel Orozco-Moore Show Notes – Ep 081
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Kitchen Must Have:
What did you do before you started food blogging?
Was it interesting?
Did you go to school for that or something related to that?
Did you go to that University for your schooling?
Why did you start blogging?
How did you cure yourself or did you go someplace?
When did you start blogging?
How did you pick the name of your food blog?
How long did it take you to go from “Cats to Cooking” to Isabel Eats?
What platform did you start with?
Did you pay someone to help switch you over or did you do it yourself?
Are you glad that you switched it over?
And you’re not cooking the cats, are you?
When you first started, how many times a week did you publish a post?
And what about now?
How many drafts do you have in place to be published right now?
If you didn’t have something ready for tomorrow, would you be okay about skipping that week?
Once you started, how long did it take for you to start making money?
Can you explain why you didn’t want to jump to MediaVine once you qualified?
What is the best thing that you’ve done for your blog?
Is there a reason why you picked two different virtual assistants instead of one to do both?
What is the hardest thing you find about blogging?
What do you love about blogging?
Are there any consecutive days that you don’t do something for your blog?
Do you have a set day that you don’t work on the blog?
What is your favorite social media platform and why?
Is there any advice that someone who knows blogging gave you that you wish you had listened to?
Do you do your own SEO or does someone do it for you?
Would you recommend it or would it be repetitious?
What is stopping you from updating it now?
Do you use marketing tools or something that helps you out?
Did you have a viral moment?
What camera do you use?
What is your favorite lens?
Do you use it a lot?
What do you use for backgrounds?
Do you use artificial or natural lighting?
What is your biggest food failure?
What is the issue with baking?
Is it edible?
What is your favorite cuisine?
What would be your last meal?
What kind of pizza?
What is your favorite Mexican dish?
What is one thing you can’t live without in your kitchen?
What is your favorite cookbook?