Name: Todd Beal
Blog Name: Maritime Beer Report
Where were you born? Moncton, NB
Where are you living now? Halifax, NS
Why did you start your blog?
With the rapidly expanding craft beer industry I felt there was a need to consolidate all the news and information in one space
How did you decide on your blog name?
I wanted something simple that reflected what the blog was about
What do you blog about?
My blog covers Maritime Beer News, Events and Reviews all in one space.
Is your blog your business, your hobby or something in between?
100% hobby but I always trying to make it more
What post on your blog most encapsulates you and why?
This post on how Nova Scotia can be more craft beer friendly. Craft beer has become a passion and I have become friends with many brewers. This leads me to want the industry to improve the regulations not only for me but everyone.
Which post do you wish received more love and why?
It is the last same as above. I really want people to be informed and demand better!
Which post’s success surprised you and why?
All my success surprises me, I can’t believe people actually care what I think!
What’s your biggest challenge as a blogger?
Getting blog posts done on time
What is the biggest lesson you’ve learned as a blogger?
If you are passionate and do your homework people will care what you write
Share a couple of your favourite food blogs to read. Why do you like them?
Not a huge food guy - I really like reading about new breweries and breweries that are setting the tone.
What else should we know about you that may or not be in your “About Me” page?
I am a grandpa and I tell you kids are great but grandkids are awesome!
What makes your blog unique?
It is my perspective that makes my blog unique. From a craft beer fan versus a snob.
What part of the FBC site do you find most useful?
I love the motivation articles and how to articles to help me.
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