How to Build a Food Portal in Four Easy Steps

January 21st, 2000

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Providing your consumers with a “portal” to a plethora of online information about food and cooking is a great way to make your web site “sticky” and generate loyal repeat visitors to your site. Four key ingredients for a successful food portal include:

  • Content( both home-grown and aggregated)
  • Community
  • Customization
  • Commerce

In this presentation we will analyze from an insider’s perspective both the BirdsEye.com site and the Recipefinder.com site, comparing and contrasting their two differing approaches to creating a food portal, and reviewing their results.