Top 10 Social Media Time Saving Tips for the Busy Blogger

This is a guest post by Brad Smith. Building a good social media presence doesn't have to take all your time. You just need to work smart, and focus on the activities that produce the highest ROI. Because you'll start to notice that specific activities pay off a lot more than others. Here's how you can identify those activities, grow your audience, and save yourself a ton of time in the process. Image courtesy of deanmeyersnet. 1. Have a Clear Goal The most common … [Read more...]

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Jacks Point Timelapse

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 Promote Your Blog With Social Media - How to share your blog articles on tumblr, facebook, linkedin and twitter to increase your reach. A … [Read more...]

Leveraging the Social Web to Spread Awareness and Drive Business

This is a guest post by Ryan Critchett. Social media is bigger than we think. I think it's bigger than we think it is, even when we think it's big. I think, it's monstrous. We all at least know there is an opportunity to reach customers in a different way through social, but not everybody truly grasps the kind of brand awareness, business opportunities and startup growth that can take place on these channels. That's what I want to talk about. I want to take you through a series of … [Read more...]

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Baboons in a Car

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 / Content 3 Ways to Get Blog Content When You’re Strapped for Time - To make the content acquisition and publishing process a bit easier for folks who are … [Read more...]

How I Built a Blog That Earned $10,000 in 5 Months

This is a guest post by Jason Acidre. I've been working as an SEO for 2 years now. I started working for an Australian-based SEO Agency in early 2010, before I was hired by Affilorama and Traffic Travis to be their in-house consultant. Working on these websites compelled me to do extensive research on my own, and that's when I decided to start my own blog "Kaiserthesage" (late June of 2010), to test things that are related to my work, which is mostly on generating traffic and … [Read more...]

5 Steps to Improve Your Pinterest Profile in Five Minutes

This is a guest post by Allison Boyer, Community Outreach Coordinator and regular blogger for BlogWorld. Is your Pinterest profile optimized so you're found and followed by other users, repinned as much as possible, and sending tons of traffic back to your site? For most users, the answer is no, unfortunately. Don't worry: Pinterest is still a very new social media site and we're all still learning! If you have five minutes, though, you can totally improve your Pinterest profile with just … [Read more...]

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Supermoon 2012

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 19 Ways to Build Relationships With Blog Comments - Business blogging strategy: use these blog comment tactics to build and cultivate better … [Read more...]

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Chinchilla Love

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 / Content Marketing 8 Surefire Ways To Increase Engagement On Your Site - Assuming you’ve created great content already, what tactics can you use to increase … [Read more...]

Don’t Let Hackers Crash Your Blogging Party

This is a guest post by Robert Regehr. Are you a full-time blogger earning a living from your Wordpress blogs or an aspiring Problogger with your first taste of the freedom that comes from blogging? There's a ton of really good advice out there on getting up and running from bloggers like Darren Rowse and Yaro Stark. However, there's shockingly little on protecting your blogging nest egg. If you rely on income from blogging to support your family you need to secure your Wordpress … [Read more...]