Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & A Lot of Gear

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. Since I'm at Blog World this week, I put together the roundup Wednesday before I left. I probably will miss some great posts from the rest of the week, but I'll throw them in next Friday! The Resources Mashup Here are some of the best articles I have stumbled upon, retweeted on @kikolani, and read in RSS subscriptions … [Read more...]

Writing Around the Web – Social Media, Google Analytics, and Conversions

Writing Around the Web is a monthly series highlighting guest posts I've written on blogging, business, SEO, social media, and other topics! Business 50+ Awesome Posts on Conversions - Catch up on the latest and greatest information in this list of over 50 awesome posts on conversions from 2011. Something for everyone, from blogging to social media, landing pages to squeeze pages, increasing conversions vs. conversion killers, design, and more! How to Successfully Outsource Social … [Read more...]

10 Ways to Position Your Blog Above Copycats

Stop Blog Scrapers

This is a guest post by Gabrielle Conde. So, you’re seeing your post on scraper blogs, and want to know how to avoid them outranking your content in Google? When my daughter watches Dora The Explorer, they stop the thief, Swiper, by simply raising their hands and saying, "Swiper, no swiping." Unfortunately, it's not that easy in real life. It makes sense to want to go after them. After all, it's your hard work put into those posts and this lazy person just copied and pasted. … [Read more...]