How to Become Your Own Boss by Creating Your Own Wealth Online

The following is a guest post by Patrick Meninga of Make Money With No Work. How do you become your own boss in the world of internet marketing? The key is that you have to generate consistent monthly income, enough to cover your living expenses. If you can achieve this income consistently then you can walk away from your regular day job and effectively become your own boss. So the question becomes: How do you do that? How do you generate a consistent monthly income online? … [Read more...]

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Baby Sloth Bathtime

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 Turn Your RSS Reader Into a Topic Generation Machine - In this post, we’re going to look at how you can combine them all in your RSS reader … [Read more...]

How to Get 40,000 Readers Without Guest Blogging

This is a guest post by Gregory Ciotti of Sparring Mind. "It can't be!" Ah, but it's true! Not only that, this new blog isn't about marketing, blogging, or making money online! Refreshing, isn't it? Only a few months ago, I started my recent project, an electronic music blog by the name of Sophistefunk. Before I get into the details, let's get with the goods: Above is my most recent screenshot from Google Analytics, and as you can see, I've hit over 40000 unique visitors … [Read more...]

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & HDR Skies

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 The Ultimate Guide to Guest Blogging - In this article we are going to look at exactly how you can get guest blogging opportunities and make the most … [Read more...]

Farnoosh Brock Talks About a Smart Exit Strategy Out of the Wrong Job

This is an interview with Farnoosh Brock of Prolific Living. She is returning again to Kikolani to talk to us about creating a smart exit strategy (aff link) out of the wrong job and why it pays to find work that you can love. 1. A lot of the readers at Kikolani are interested in full-time self-employment with strong interests in social media, blogging and free-lancing among other things. You share some of these passions. Can you tell us your take on self-employment? Self-employment … [Read more...]

4 Critical Mistakes that Cost me 1000’s of Subscribers, Fans and Followers

This is a guest post by Srinivas Rao of BlogcastFM. In the first year of running my blog I wrote close to 100 guest posts. I was consistent and committed to growing my blog by writing 2 guests posts a week on blogs ranging in size from 1,000 to 50,000 subscribers. After 3 quarters of aggressive guest posting I was still struggling to break the thousand subscriber mark. A few months back I interviewed Jon Morrow. After that interview, I realized I had made some critical mistakes that had … [Read more...]

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & The FitDesk

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 21 Essential Tools for Bloggers (That Don’t Cost a Bean) - These tools will actually help, not hinder you, as you start your blogging journey. They … [Read more...]

How Bloggers Can Create and Use White Papers

This is a guest post by Mitt Ray. A white paper is a cross between a magazine article and a corporate brochure. They posses both the educative qualities of a magazine article and the persuasive qualities of a brochure, this educative and persuasive quality of a white paper makes it one of the most powerful marketing tools. As it first educates the reader, builds trust and then and only then does it market the service or the product to the reader. White papers were first used only by … [Read more...]

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & A Week in Montana

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 Gain 2,281 Subscribers—and Increase Traffic by 69%—in 27 Days - Today the author shows you how I increased blog traffic by 69% and gained … [Read more...]

5 Essential Qualities of Growing Your Blog Quickly in a Crowded Niche

This is a guest post by Marcus Sheridan, recently named one of the Top 10 Social Media Bloggers of 2012 by Social Media Examiner. We all want our blogs to grow. I do, you do, we all do. But as many are now finding, it's getting more and more difficult to experience growth quickly, especially in industries that are more saturated with many great bloggers and tons of excellent content. Notwithstanding, every year bloggers come from nowhere and explode onto the scene, finding a way to build a … [Read more...]