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Getting To Know Each Other {Reader Survey}

Chocolate chip cookies.

Sweet friends!

I'm just popping in today for two seconds with something new because I ♡ you (too much? too soon?) and I want to make Skillful Cook the most awesom-est place possible for you.

Would you take five minutes, or uhh 2m 37s, if you're speedy fast like me, and answer these ten questions?

I will be forever indebted to you in cookies.

If You're On Mobile, Click Here. Survey Is Now Closed.

FYI, this is anonymous - I will have no way of knowing who you are when you answer these questions. But the information we gather will help us know what kind of people are reading Skillful Cook and what you all like or don't like about the site.

And that will help us make Skillful Cook a happy, relevant, valuable food place on the interwebs.

High five. Fist bump. Makin the pizzas dance.

THANK YOU! You deserve a cookie.

An overview of results will be shared in the income report this weekend if you want to check back!

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    I will say that I started reading your site bc of the income reports, but all of the food looks amazing! I have only started following within the past couple weeks so I still have recipes to get caught up on and also to check out in the future. You guys are great!

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      Hi guys! I like a good quiz, they’re kind of fun as long as you aren’t going to grade it. And I really hope it’s Annonymous. Just kidding. I trust you guys.

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    We love POY! This website has encouraged me to try healthier foods and recipes I never would have otherwise. My biggest challenge is not having some of the ingredients you use, so that sometimes limits me. I love your simple yet healthy recipes I can follow along with and make. I have learned a ton about cooking from POY and am very grateful. POY continues to stretch my kitchen skills. Keep up the great work! POY is my favorite food related website in the world!

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      Thanks Tyler! Er, Heidi? I always get so confused by the pictures. What does Oscar want to see on POY? Love you guys!

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    I have been following you for over a year and a half and LOVE getting your posts!! I can’t think of anything you should do differently….the only thing I would suggest would be more detailed pics of the steps you take while making the recipe. I love you taste in food & enjoy getting to know you through your posts. Thank you & keep up the great work!! 😉

    Major Foodie

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      haha – and made me get a nervous stomachache. Just kidding – I think it would be so fun if and when the time was right!

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    You guys are great, and I really enjoy reading your posts. I’m curious to see what feedback you receive, and if people generally like reading what you write in addition to getting the recipes. Our blog is a longer format, and we are newbies so I look forward to reading your survey results! Also, yes I would like this recipe. I see sea salt!

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    Oh my word these cookies look amazing! Is the recipe on the blog?! If not, will you please share!!

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    I love the pics and recipes, sometimes I dont have all the things to make them,
    like rice wraps for the spring rolls, I live way up in the UP of Mi and
    I have to travel down for an hour and 20 min to get to a decent store
    that has such luxuries lol
    thank you for all the great food you give us!!

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    I agree with the others looking for this cookie recipe! Oh, and I took the survey also.

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    Nailed it!! I am feeling an A+ coming on!! Love the site, the images and the recipes, of course. Just made the chicken/mango with teriyaki sauce made from dates and it was…de-lish-us!! The hubby even approved (I didn’t tell him what was in it…). I meant to add in my suggestions that I would love it if your site had an app for my iPhone. The emails are great…but to have the recipes easily found via an app…A-MAZ-ing.

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    And all of sudden I find myself doing the makin-the-pizza-dance. At the office. With no music. It’s a good thing I’m the only one here today.

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    Forgot to put this in the survey but LOVE that the nutrition information is listed for each recipe, I don’t see that on a lot of blogs/websites.

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    I already took the survey and THEN remembered what I wanted to say… so if I’m shooting for the moon, here ya go: site navigation that allows you to select ingredients you have / want to cook with and it filters to those recipes. (obviously you couldn’t get too crazy with the number of ingredient options but…) or maybe instead the filter is time required or difficulty level?

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    Is anybody else suddenly getting auto-start video ads on Skillful Cook?? I thought they didn’t even make those anymore! But…a blast of sound while I’m in a quite place “working” is no bueno! Could it be my settings? Can I ban video ads?

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      I think it was mentioned in the last income report post that they switched ad companies. I despise auto-start ads but every site has them now. It is the most awful thing ever which is why I am reading more and more on my phone and iPad. (Bjork – take note of this). I use Chrome browser and there is a setting you can choose to turn off auto-start but it will do that for every video you watch. Whcih can deter You Tube un;ess you give it an extra click. But worth it IMO..

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      Ugh, drives me NUTS. We are working on getting rid of them but sometimes it takes a while to identify the ads, communicate with the network, etc. Thanks for the feedback! Feel free to shoot me an email if you see one and maybe even take a screen shot to show us – that helps us identify where they’re coming from and stop them!

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    So I did finally do the survey – and have thought of a couple of things I’d like to see. When I print recipes I would like the number of servings included and also the nutrition information. Thanks.

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    Done! 🙂 So nice of you to actually care and put into consideration what your readers actually think! My fave thing about pinch of yum is definitely that connection, and of course, your amazing food photography! ;D

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    Took the survey. Your photographs are simple and beautiful, which keep me coming back. What’s the cookie recipe? Those look yummy.

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    I found out about you guys from Pat Flynn’s podcast. I checked your blog and fell in love with it right away. Delicious recipes, stunning photography and, oh my gosh! income reports. I am a blogger too, and you can’t imagine how valuable your MIR are. I never count other people’s money but I study them because there’s so much to learn from them. Guys, I appreciate you both and what you do! Not only for this blog and your followers, but also for the less fortunate people in the world! Blessings!