Erica Julson | SEO & Blogging Pro

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Erica Julson is a registered dietitian turned digital marketing pro.

Transparency and integrity are amongst her core values and you’ll love her personable, down-to-earth teaching style.


  • Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN)


  • M.S in Nutritional Science – Cal State Los Angeles
  • B.S in Psychobiology – UCLA


  • Over 12 years of experience in food/nutrition journalism and online business.
  • Founder of 5 blogs, two membership sites, 3 online courses, and various media channels.
  • Generated over $1 million in revenue online.
  • Taught over 900 students inside her signature program, SEO Made Simple.
  • Recognized as a go-to SEO expert in the nutrition industry.
  • Interviewed on many popular podcasts, featured on the local news, and quoted in magazines.

 Recent Posts by Erica Julson:


Can You Be Too Niched for SEO?

Have you ever worried that your niche is too small to succeed with SEO? That there aren’t enough keywords to target to really reach and attract a meaningful audience? Today’s email was inspired by a fabulous question from one of my SEO Made Simple students, Sarah....

Niche Expertise = 10X Faster Growth (Here’s How)

When trying to grow your audience online, having a niche is key. There are endless topics you could write about online…  … from heart-health nutrition, to picky eating, to easy weeknight recipes, or even advice on starting a business.  But the MOST...

Should I Burn It All Down?

Hey there,  It’s me. Erica. Founder of The Unconventional RD.  If you hang out in my Facebook group, you might have seen this post, where people opened up about what’s been challenging them in business lately.  My answer? I’ve been feeling disconnected...

Free vs Paid Content: How to Make the Distinction

One of the more common questions I get as an online business owner who creates content is, "How do you decide what content you put out for free and what content is paid?" If you're putting out a bunch of information on social media, YouTube, a podcast, or blog, why...

10 New Ways to Use Facebook Groups for Business

As you probably know, SEO is my jam for getting eyeballs on your content initially. But then what? You've got to give people a reason to stay, come back, and, most importantly, seek you out intentionally. That's where building a community comes in. It's about creating...

How to Create Raving Fans {Your 5-Step Playbook}

Today, I’m sharing my top 5 strategies for creating a community of true, raving fans that will turn your brand into a magnet for engagement and genuine connection. I started my online business journey in 2010, with a food blog, and have since gone on to build multiple...

Why You Need an Email List

When I say "email list," what pops into your head? For some, it's excitement, thinking about making connections, sales, and becoming a marketing pro. For others, it’s more like a groan, thinking about tech headaches and another chore on the never-ending to-do list....

7 Reasons Why Your Blog is Not Making Money

According to ahrefs, 33% of bloggers report making no income at all from their websites. Why is it that 1 out of 3 bloggers are putting in the work and not getting concrete results?  In this article, I'm going to review 7 reasons why so many bloggers never make a...

6 Digital Marketing Trends to Watch in 2024

Heck yes, it’s that time of year again, when I make my new marketing predictions for 2024.  If you find this post helpful, I would appreciate any shares, since one of my goals for 2024 is more organic reach! Thank you thank you in advance and now let’s get into...