Does Search Engine Optimization Benefit Your Visitors?

Whether you like SEO or not, I hope you will enjoy my latest guest post "9 Search Optimization Tips with Benefits for Your Visitors." These 9 tips are geared toward simple ways to optimize your site for your visitors, not just for search engines, although these techniques might help you get better rankings as well. Included with these 9 suggestions are 35 resources and tools on implementing each of the on and offsite optimization recommendations. This guest post is also an entry to the … [Read more...]

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup and Blog World Celebrities

This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the resources mashup and a cool highlight reel from Blog World Expo 2009 on kikolani.com. The Resources Mashup Here are some of the best articles I have stumbled upon, retweeted on @kikolani, and read in RSS subscriptions this week. Blogging / Writing Community and traffic takes time and patience - 8 things you need to know about building both for your blog. Become a playful blogger and inject some energy into … [Read more...]

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup and a Little Something Personal

This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the resources mashup and a little something personal on kikolani.com. The Resources Mashup Here are some of the best articles I have stumbled upon, retweeted on @kikolani, and read in RSS subscriptions this week. Blogging / Writing How to improve your writing and SEO for better blog posts - this ebook has just what you need to compose more engaging blog posts for readers and optimized pages for search engines. 3 … [Read more...]

How to Improve Your Writing and SEO for Better Blogging

As you've probably heard by now, Darren Rowse of ProBlogger and Glenn Murray of Divine Write just released the Copywriting Scorecard for Bloggers, a 100 point checklist of 63 key things to check before you publish to help you improve the quality of your blog posts. If you're insanely busy like most (working a full time job, writing for multiple blog sites including your own, etc.), the thought of going through a checklist for every blog post you write might sound a bit overwhelming. I know … [Read more...]

Is the iPad Good for Blogging?

Since the Apple iPad has come out, I have been dying to get one. One of my main reasons to have one is for when I am at seminars, such as the upcoming Social Media AZ, or when I'm at conventions like the upcoming Blog World Expo in November. In the last few months, I have been following a great blog by a fellow Third Triber that has, thusfar, specialized in iPad news as well as entered several contests to win a free iPad (because I am currently saving up for a big trip next year, so I … [Read more...]

Fetching Friday РResources Mashup and Timelapse of Eyjafjallaj̦kull

This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the resources mashup and a timelapse of Eyjafjallajökull on kikolani.com. The Resources Mashup Here are some of the best articles I have stumbled upon, retweeted on @kikolani, and read in RSS subscriptions this week. Blogging / Writing Bloggers are publishers - how to handle guest posts. How to create viral content - the main element behind every successful blog. The whoa don't hit the publish button keyword … [Read more...]

The Case For and Against Popup Opt-In Forms

Popup opt-in forms are not new by any means to web surfers and blog readers. There have been several plugins built for WordPress, and designs by email marketing services available to manually install a popup form to greet visitors to your website asking them to subscribe to a newsletter or mailing list. Popups Sweeping the Blogging World The latest incarnation of popup opt-in forms seem to have hit websites by storm. Popup Domination creates visually appealing lightbox forms that … [Read more...]

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup, Facebook Summit and Hamsters with Soul

This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the resources mashup (a shorter version for this week), the 2010 Facebook Success Summit, and some funky hamsters on kikolani.com. The Resources Mashup Here are some of the best articles I have stumbled upon, retweeted on @kikolani, and read in RSS subscriptions this week. Blogging / Writing A content strategy for audience engagement - use this when planning your blog posts, and you will get more interaction. 5 … [Read more...]

How Social Media Can Help You Live Your Dream Lifestyle

This is a guest post by Hugh DeBurgh from The Passionate Warrior, who has dedicated his life to the achievement of the ultimate family lifestyle. I'm a personal development writer. So I don't usually contribute to social media sites. But I thought it might be interesting to uncover how today's social media technologies are making it possible for many people to live the life of their dreams right from their living room - or, in my case, from my RV. An Unconventional Lifestyle I'll … [Read more...]



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