Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Manhattan Timelapse

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 8 pro tips for blogger outreach - if you need to propose something to another blogger, this is for you. If you need something to give to an advertiser who … [Read more...]

CommentLuv 2.9 – Guide for Blog Owners & Commenters

The new version of CommentLuv 2.9 was released yesterday, and it is has a lot of new features. This guide will cover what is new for both blog owners and blog commenters alike as well as how to install and configure this plugin on your WordPress blog. CommentLuv Basics CommentLuv is a plugin that allows commenters to leave a link to their latest post behind with their comment. For example, Extreme John left behind this comment and CommentLuv link on yesterday's guest post. If you … [Read more...]

If I Knew Then What I Know Now

This is a guest post by Peep Laja, CEO of Traindom. What is it that you wish someone had told you years ago? When you were starting your company, your blog, or merely thinking about creating something awesome? The following is my list – maybe it will save you some blunders. Of course, some things you just have to go through on your own and learn from your mistakes, but here’s my list in case it helps. 1. Have Your Business Model in Place Do not begin doing business with just an … [Read more...]

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Stand By Me

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 The future of marketing - an infographic on how blogging and social media fit in with business. The ultimate guide to guest blogging - everything from the … [Read more...]

Your Guide to the Google +1 Button

As you have probably heard by now, Google has just launched the +1 button, which is essentially their way of competing with the Facebook Like button. If you haven't heard, you have probably seen it popping up in Google search results and on websites. You can see mine is now neatly aligned with my other share buttons. What Does Google +1 Do? This is Google's introduction video for the +1 button. If you're not a fan of people knowing what you like, or personalized search results in … [Read more...]

How to Blog About Trending Topics

This is a guest post by Fletcher Thompson. It is easy to forget that a blog is out there for everyone to read, when you’re writing it from the protection of your desk in your own home (or parents basement if we want to perpetuate stereotypes). It will be read. That is, if you know how to write content that people will want to read or that is likely to be found by a search engine. Knowing how to accomplish those two things is a big step in growing readership and increasing traffic to … [Read more...]



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