24 Hours Until Your Blog Post Promotion Strategies Will Change Forever

I am over the moon excited to tell you about the project I have been working on! It is something that is near and dear to the heart of what I do and will help you to become more successful at promoting your blog. I am happy to announce that my first eBook will be available for purchase starting tomorrow at 8:00 AM MST. Tomorrow, I will share with you the successful methods of promotion I have done for blog posts to make them go from "Eh, a few people commented" to "Holy crap, I can't … [Read more...]

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Blog Headlines

­­This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the best posts of the week in blogging, online business, SEO, and social media 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 Too busy to blog? 7 ways to blog more - how to make more time for blogging and find inspiration. 7 mistakes that lead to guest post failure - things to … [Read more...]

LinkedIn for Bloggers – Branding, Authority and Traffic

When it comes to connecting with bloggers, I usually have no problem finding their Twitter, Facebook, StumbleUpon, and even YouTube channels. What I do run into is a lot of bloggers who do not have a LinkedIn account, which is a shame because there are a lot of untapped opportunities for bloggers on this social network. Some Interesting LinkedIn Stats LinkedIn is the top professional social network. While it is not as large as Facebook or Twitter, it still has the following numbers to … [Read more...]

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Slow Motion Kitten

­­This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the best posts of the week in blogging, making money online, SEO, and social media plus slow motion kitten action 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 Blogging pitfalls: how to build and maintain trust - how quickly trust can be destroyed, and five things bloggers should … [Read more...]

Great Reminders for Writing Your First eBook

Since I'm getting ready to launch my own eBook in the not to distant future, I thought this was a very timely article that had a few good reminders that I'll have to apply to my own writing. This is a guest post by Kevin Harris, a freelance writer for Adobe. Do you have information that other people need? How to plan a wedding, how to do home repairs and renovations yourself, or how to sell your house yourself from beginning to end? An ebook is a great way to cash in on your expert … [Read more...]

Prepare Your Website for Geolocation with WordPress

This is a guest post by Lorna Li, Founder & Editor in Chief of Green Marketing TV. It is the newest way to draw customers through your door, but is your business ready for geolocation? If you feel overwhelmed by people battling for mayorships or checking in to earn badges, not to worry – we will walk you through the basics of using geolocation on your website or blog and how to prepare your business for the new service! How does Geolocation Work? Geolocation software uses global … [Read more...]

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Videos from Australia

This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the best posts of the week in blogging, making money online, SEO, and social media plus some videos from my trip to Australia 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 Blog post SEO - 5 elements that boost your post's rankings in search engine results. 5 motivational hacks for … [Read more...]

How to Keep Fans and Influence People on Facebook

This is a guest post by Tom Parnell. With more than 500 million active users on Facebook ignoring it as a platform has become the select privilege of the kind of people who live up mountains with a goat (and don’t have wi-fi). If you have anything to promote, on or offline, whether it’s a product or just a personal blog, Facebook is a free and easy way to reach a huge potential audience. It is very easy to get fans on Facebook if you’ve got something worth liking, but what do you … [Read more...]

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Returning From Vacation

This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the best posts of the week in blogging, making money online, SEO, and social media 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 When guest posts fail - some of the most common roadblocks when it comes to guest blogging and how to overcome them. Why negative blog comments are … [Read more...]

11 Controversial Ways to Become a Social Media Authority

This is a guest post by Darren Monroe. You don't always have to be controversial as in devils advocate to stand out and build credibility. All you have to do is be willing to say the uncommon things while delivering quality content. And yes that matters in social media as well as blogs. I dare you to be controversial and challenge the social media status quo in the following ways. 11. Support the ideology of building a serious following over followers. Instead of concerning yourself with … [Read more...]