Here we bring you our best recommendations for online resources, tools, and apps for making food business marketing a little easier, a little more effective, and great for you making your food biz look BIG.

Consumer Research

Google Consumer Insights
Pew Social Trends


Chicago Manual of Style
Frontify (style guide tool)
Grammarly (automated proofreading)
Textbroker (buy inexpensive web content and articles)


MailChimp (newsletters)
Google Apps for Business (business email addresses)

Food News

EIN Food Industry News
Epicurious RSS Feeds
USDA News Feed

Graphic Design

Fotolia (stock images for purchase)
Fiverr (inexpensive outsourcing)
GIMP (open source software similar to PhotoShop)
PicMonkey (DIY graphic design)
Wikimedia Commons (free photos/images)

Pay-Per-Click Advertising


Public Relations

Associated Press Style Guide

Search Engine Optimization

Moz Tools
SEO Yoast

Social Media Tools

Social Competitor Comparison

Simply Measured

Social Research

Google Analytics
Google Trends
Twitter Trends Map

Social Scheduling, Monitoring, and Reporting

Sprout Social


Google Forms
Survey Monkey

Web Mention Alerts

Google Alerts
Talkwalker Alerts

Web Development

BigCommerce (e-commerce websites)
GoDaddy (domains and hosting offered through our partners at Spork Marketing)


These are The Condiment Marketing Co.’s preferred food business marketing tools. There are many more tools available than what is listed here. Also, note that several of these links are affiliate links.

Sara Lancaster

About Sara Lancaster

Sara is The Condiment Marketing Co.’s founder and creative director. She oversees client relationships, strategic marketing plans, as well as a bit of copywriting and social media management.