Mar 04, 2013

Blog Notes: Life in LA, Fuel, Marketing & Food Trucks

roundup5Blog Notes is a weekly helping of blogs recently reviewed on PR Newswire for Bloggers. Would you like your blog reviewed? Tweet PR Newswire media relations manager Christine Cube at @PRN4Bloggers.

The Daily Truffle is a Los Angeles social diary and has been called “the most knowledgeable blog about life in L.A.,” by the Hollywood Reporter. The site receives more than 100,000 unique visitors monthly and features more than 20 contributors. “The Daily Truffle is known to be the first port of call for anything trending or about to trend in the L.A. tastemaker circuit,” the blog says. The blog speaks frankly about its status: “The site has no office, no phone number, and doesn’t take meetings. Intel is submitted through upwards of 100 friends of the Truffle, loosely known as “Truffle Hunters.” Read the full review from PR Newswire for Bloggers here.

Fuels America is an initiative to demonstrate the value in having renewable fuel in the fuel supply. According to its blog, renewable fuel is “more important than ever – driving economic growth in communities that need it, improving our nation’s energy security and attracting millions in new technology dollars to invest in America’s future.” Put simply, this blog talks about the benefits of consumers pumping renewable fuel into their cars — it saves money, saves the country money, creates jobs, and protects the environment. Read the full review here.

Danny Brown is a blog geared toward social media marketing. It’s written by Brown, chief technologist with ArCompany and an award-winning marketer and blogger. “This blog talks about everything from social media, PR and marketing to making the most of the various online tools and communities,” the blog says. “It’s aimed at everyone.” Brown continues: “The blog also looks at how you can combine marketing, PR, customer service and more with social media, and begin to change the way you and your clients or company does business. It offers suggestions, solutions and idea starters for you to take away and use for your own needs.” Read the full review here.

There’s a movement underway in the food industry. We’re talking actual movement here. Food trucks are all the rage in cities across the country. And Mobile Cuisine delivers “every must-read street food, food truck, food cart and food stand story bubbling up across the web.” Today on Mobile Cuisine, you can read about writing a food truck business plan, 5 Street Food Styles Any Food Truck Can Add to Their Menu, and Vote for the 2013 Food Truck Taco of the Year. There’s even an interactive map where you can search street food carts in your area. There also are resources and articles on how to make food trucks safer and more sustainable. Read the full review here.

Christine Cube is a media relations manager with PR Newswire and freelance writer. You can follow her @cpcube.

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