Recommended Experts

If you need help with WordPress Support, Security, Speed, and Maintenance, we’re here for you! But if you need help with front-end design, back-end development, SEO, advertising, accessibility compliance, or something else, here are our trusted recommendations. Please tell them we sent you!

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Search Engine OptimizationCasey Markee

Casey Markee

Media Wyse

One of the premier SEO consultants in North America, Casey has worked with dozens of the top bloggers in the world and is the on-staff SEO expert for both and Food Blogger Pro. He offers an industry-leading site audit package that is geared toward increasing Google specific traffic, rankings, and bottom-line ad revenue for bloggers.

Web Design & Development, Branding

Bill Erickson


CultivateWP designs and develops custom WordPress websites that address the unique challenges of high-traffic web publishers. Their integrated design and development process treats performance, accessibility, SEO, user experience, content discoverability, and an easy editing experience as essential design features. (They also designed the NerdPress website!)

Digital Swiss Army KnifeMike Zielonka wearing a flannel shirt and headphones

Mike Zielonka

Mike Zielonka

Mike has consulted and provided services for creators and their businesses for over a decade. His expertise is spread across multiple disciplines: Speed, Marketing, Development, Troubleshooting, and Operations.

Website Design & DevelopmentLauren Gray

Lauren Gray

Once Coupled

Once Coupled works with bloggers full-time, usually on complete site overhauls focusing on user experience and site automation. They strive not for speed of turnaround, but to make the start-to-finish experience of working with a web developer one of communication, quality, security, and respect on both ends.

Custom Branding & Website DesignMelissa Rose

Melissa Rose

Melissa Rose Design

Aside from her unique & detail-driven approach to branding and blog design, Melissa strategically designs each Food and D.I.Y. blog using current SEO layout practices to ensure your new design keeps Google happy. Melissa partners with developer Lauren Gray at Once Coupled, who ensures each of her designs is pixel-perfect and robustly built with mobile-first and site speed in mind.

Website Design & DevelopmentLindsay Landis & Taylor Hackbarth

Lindsay Landis & Taylor Hackbarth

Purr Design

Purr Design specializes in web and graphic design for bloggers and creative individuals. As food bloggers themselves, they understand the specific needs and requirements unique to food blogs (although they love working with bloggers of any kind!). All of their sites are custom-built from the ground up, perfectly suited to each client’s unique needs.

Website Design & DevelopmentMadison Wetherill

Madison Wetherill

Grace + Vine Studios

Grace + Vine Studios partners with food bloggers to turn random pageviews into raving fans through heartfelt branding and strategic web design. Grace + Vine is known for their organized process, attention to detail, and collaborative style of working together to create a one-of-a-kind experience on your website, while prioritizing site speed and SEO best practices.

Custom Branding, Website Design & DevelopmentLindsay Humes Headshot

Lindsay Humes

Lindsay works with food and lifestyle bloggers on complete rebrands and website overhauls focused on cohesive, user-friendly experiences. With over ten years of design and development experience, all of her sites are custom built with mobile-first approach and a focus on SEO, accessibility, performance, content organization, and WordPress best practices. Lindsay’s clients appreciate her thorough communication and availability during and after their project.

Website Design & DevelopmentChristina Orleans headshot

Christina Orleans


Meyne creates custom sites for bloggers. All of their designs are built based on the specific goals and style of each blogger in order to help them reach the next level in their business. The designs are coded with SEO-optimization, speed, and accessibility in mind to set bloggers up for success.

Website Design & DevelopmentProfile photo of Lindsay Pruitt, smiling at the camera

Lindsay Pruitt

Made to Thrive

Made to Thrive is a team of skilled female WordPress developers specializing in custom themes for influencers, food bloggers, and digital content creators. They prioritize optimization and performance, adhering to mobile-first and SEO best practices. They take a deliberate approach, investing time understanding each client’s vision, technical requirements, and pain points to ensure a mutually beneficial outcome.

Analytics & SEOHeadshot of Alison Bechdol, smiling at the camera

Alison Bechdol


Alison is a 10+ year seasoned professional in digital analytics, SEO, marketing, and online strategy. As the owner of Digital-ade, she offers tailored solutions to clients, including SEO, strategy, analytics, event tracking, and reporting — all leading to data-driven, actionable insights.

Accessibility and DesignBet Hannon's Profile Photo

Bet Hannon


Bet and the team at AccessiCart offer web accessibility maintenance plans to help work on accessibility in manageable chunks. These plans offer monthly reporting that can become a legal defense if you are sued. The AccessiCart team can implement accessibility remediations or support your existing developers in implementing them.

WooCommerce DevelopmentSean Conklin Profile Picture

Sean Conklin

Coded Commerce

Sean has been a full-stack PHP web developer since the early 2000s. In recent years his specialties have been with WordPress sites and WooCommerce-powered shops. Sean helps his clients learn, customize, problem-solve, and optimize their WooCommerce stores.

Content and Social Media MarketingAshley Segura Headshot

Ashley Segura


Ashley is an international keynote speaker who has helped brands make the most of their content since 2008. With a strong focus in the publishing community, Ashley’s agencies specialize in content audits, topic ideation, content creation, social media advertising, social strategy, and many other ROI-focused content and social media services.

Email Marketing & Conversion CopywritingAllea Grummert

Allea Grummert


Allea is an email marketing strategist & conversion copywriter who helps online business owners make a killer first impression through automated welcome & nurture sequences. She helps her clients build intentional email strategies that engage readers, build brand loyalty and optimize conversions for sales and site traffic.

Email MarketingMatt Molen headshot

Matt Molen

Email Crush

Matt Molen helps you win at email! He teaches proven techniques that help content creators, influencers, bloggers, and small businesses make money through email marketing.

Career Development CoachWendy Braitman

Wendy Braitman, PCC

Love Your Next Career

Wendy guides high-performing professionals in their business growth and leadership development. She came to coaching after 20 years in the film industry as a producer and head of a media organization. Wendy has been interviewed on The Today Show and CNBC, and her articles have appeared in Forbes, Slate and The Huffington Post.

Online AdvertisingLauri Taylor

Lauri Taylor

Reaction Concepts

Lauri specializes in driving traffic to your website with online advertising through Google, Yahoo, Bing, and Facebook. With over ten years of experience in Paid Search and a prized Google Partner Certification, Lauri understands the ins and outs of search engine marketing and can help you grow your business.

Mac & Apple ExpertJustin Bradshaw

Justin Bradshaw

Mac Cog

Justin is a digital life coach who can help with your Mac or other Apple gadgets, connecting you with the right tools to run your business better and more efficiently.