Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Kitten Reacts to Sneeze

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 The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to Blogging - I set out to produce a relatively brief guide that would focus solely on the core fundamentals of … [Read more...]

10 Ways to Increase Return Rates on Your Blog

This is a guest post by Laura Moisei. Bounce rates are not a foolproof parameter for measuring exit stats and the effectiveness of your blog promotion. Even more important is the return rate, the number of loyal visitors that bookmark your website and constantly come back to spend some more time here. Do you work actively to improve return rates? Returns can be monitored from the statistic of non-unique visits in your analytics, which can at times outstate the number of different … [Read more...]

Build Your Blogging Platform By Creating Scarcity

This is a guest post by Nick Thacker. Photo Credit: Alexander Baxevanis "If you want people to listen, you have to have a platform to speak from, and that is excellence in what you do." – William Pollard The idea of building platforms through blogging has been top-of-mind for me recently. Through social media, networking, and even print books, building a platform—especially online—has become much easier for our current generation of Internet marketers, bloggers, and other … [Read more...]

How to Turn Your Blog Into An Online Shop

This is a guest post by Trevor Ginn. If you've put in all the work required to create a successful blog you might as well make some money out of it! One monetisation option is to offer things for sale which are related to your niche. Indeed, many large community sites such as NCT and BabyCentre incorporate an online shop to generate additional revenue. Before You Start Setting up an online shop alongside your blog is very easy and requires little technical expertise. Before you start … [Read more...]

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Midnight Sun Iceland

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 The SPELL IT OUT Technique: 5 Critical Moments to Educate Your Readers - In this post I’m going to introduce the SPELL IT OUT technique for educating … [Read more...]

Link Building Secrets – Post Panda and Penguin

This is a guest post by Gregory Smith. You tell me your secrets, I'll tell you mine. It's true, we are all weak at heart to "want to get in on a good secret". As you're aware, it's not very often in the world of Link Building that professionals share their secrets, but in the one off special occasion of being a guest here on the wonderful blog of the beautiful, most professional - Kristi Hines, I'm in a "terrific" mood and am going to share a few of my personal secrets - the ones that have … [Read more...]

Web Domination 20 Review – Learn How to Create a Successful Online Business

Do you ever wish you could get a ton of expert advice on different aspects of building a successful business online in one place? Well now, you can. What is Web Domination Web Domination (affiliate link) is a complete course with 20 "masters of the web" revealing everything you need to know about creating a successful company online. It includes hour long interviews with each expert and a 300+ page eBook with 100,000+ words on making a website, creating content, getting traffic, … [Read more...]