Kick Start Your Blog by Embracing the Nobodies

This is a guest post by Danny Iny, an author, strategist, serial entrepreneur, and proud co-founder of Firepole Marketing. Your blog has been up for about six months, and your traffic is hovering around ten unique visitors per day… on a good day. And you know that at least one of them is your mom. Does this sound familiar? In searching for an effective blog … [Read more...]

7 Ways I Make Money Online

Making money online is a hot topic, and it is one I get asked about frequently in a variety of forms. How do you make money online? How can I make money through blogging? How long does it take to become a professional blogger? So today, I will answer the first question which should give you some ideas for the second. The answer to the third I will tell you when … [Read more...]

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Red Pandas

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 17 ways to grow your blog from top … [Read more...]

The WordPress Comment System, Plugins and Moderation

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After clearing out around 2,500 pending comments and over 3,000 spam comments, I thought it was time to do a little update post on how I do comment moderation and otherwise determine what comments to approve or delete. The Overall Commenting Picture Let's start with the overall picture of what your comment will look like on Kikolani, starting with the comment form. … [Read more...]

The #1 Secret to a High Converting Sales Page

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This is a guest post by Alex Whalley, owner and founder of the Build | Rank | Profit eCourse. Now before you jump on the assumption train, allow me to clarify what I mean by ‘sales page’ because I am not talking about your typical squeeze page or the ‘no option but to buy’ pages. You know, the ones that will more often than not automatically pop up 37 and a half … [Read more...]

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & How to Help Japan

­­This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the best posts of the week in blogging, online business, SEO & social media and how to help Japan 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 / Freelance Writing How to … [Read more...]

How to Increase Your Retweets, Twitter Followers & Klout

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If you own a blog, I want you to do the following three things for me right now, prior to reading this post. Go to one of your blog posts. Find the button on your blog post page that allows users to retweet your posts. Click on that button. If any of the following four things happened... You couldn't find your retweet button because you don't have one. The … [Read more...]

The Essential Guide to Lucrative Guest Podcasting

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This is a guest post by Chris from The Traffic Blogger. Appearing on a podcast is exhilarating, fun and most importantly: easy. All you need is a skype connection and most podcast crews will be able to have you on their show as either a special guest or temporary cohost. 5 Reasons to Guest Podcast If you are knowledgeable in your subject area and can hold an … [Read more...]

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Movie of the Week

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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 4 people who aren't reading your blog … [Read more...]