Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Yosemite HD

This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the best posts of the week in blogging, business, freelancing, SEO, and social media on kikolani.com. The Resources Mashup Here are some of the best articles I have seen on Google+, retweeted on @kikolani, and read in RSS subscriptions this week. Blogging / Writing How to Set Up Blog Comments as … [Read more...]

6 Ways Personal Development Can Make You a Better Blogger

Personal Development for Bloggers

This is a guest post by Timo Kiander. Many people live their lives without understanding, that there is a giant potential inside them. In fact, if they would realize this, they would achieve so much more in their lives. This is where the personal development comes into play. Once you get involved with different self-improvement topics, your mind starts to change and … [Read more...]

How to Set Up Blog Comments as Goals in Google Analytics Using WordPress Hacks

WordPress Editor - Comments Template

As many of you know, I love writing about Google Analytics. I'm a data junkie, and there's nothing I enjoy more than learning more about the visitors coming to my blog. One of the best ways to get actionable data out of your Google Analytics is to set up goals. Setting up a goal in Google Analytics tells it that someone has completed something important on your website, … [Read more...]

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Timescapes

This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the best posts of the week in blogging, business, SEO, and social media on kikolani.com. The Resources Mashup Here are some of the best articles I have seen on Google+, retweeted on @kikolani, and read in RSS subscriptions this week. Blogging / Writing 5 Things Every Blogger Needs to Teach Their … [Read more...]

Using Google+ Hangouts to Get More Exposure for Your Google+ Business Page

google-plus-hangouts

This is a guest post by Kevin Lau. It's still the early days for Google+ and plenty of people are getting to grips with the various tools this social platform has. This is even truer for business users, who have only recently been able to set up business pages to help promote their work. One of the main features Google+ has to offer is Google+ Hangouts. Google+ Hangouts … [Read more...]

About SOPA and Today’s Blackout – Infographic, Video, and Call to Action

SOPA Infographic

Today, Kikolani is joining in the SOPA Blackout and will go dark from 8am to 8pm EST. This is in protest against SOPA / PIPA legislation proposed by the U.S. Congress. Others joining the protest include Google, Wikipedia, Reddit, WordPress, Greenpeace International, and many more listed at SOPA Strike. Learn more about these bills by clicking the above links or viewing the … [Read more...]

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Unseen Sea

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 seen on Google+, retweeted on @kikolani, and read in RSS subscriptions this week. Blogging / Writing How to Find Out Who is Stealing … [Read more...]

5 Reasons Why It is Hard to Make Money Blogging

Make Money Blogging

This is a guest post by Richard Adams. There are literally tens of millions of blogs online and yet only the tiniest fraction of them really make their owners any significant income. While there's nothing wrong with simply starting a blog for pleasure or as a networking tool, for those people considering trying to make money blogging there are a few home truths you need to … [Read more...]

How to Create an Online Writing Portfolio with Contently

Contently - Awards & Recognition

One of the best ways to make a good first impression for a freelance writing or guest blogging opportunity is to present someone with your writing portfolio. A portfolio that showcases your best work can go a long way at turning a maybe into a yes! While I typically suggest that freelance writers have a portfolio set up on their own domain like I have done with my own … [Read more...]

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Sock Monkeys

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 seen on Google+, retweeted on @kikolani, and read in RSS subscriptions this week. Blogging / Writing 20 Bloggers to Watch in 2012 - … [Read more...]