560 Resources for Blogging, Online Marketing, and Starting a Business

This year, along with my Fetching Friday weekly roundups, I compiled several major resource collections for a variety of topics. As 2011 comes to an end, I thought I would share my 10 favorite list posts for anyone ready to learn more about analytics, conversions, email marketing, engagement, link building, keyword research, social media, starting their own business, usability testing, and WordPress. I hope you enjoy them!

Favorite List Posts 2011

  • 50 Google Analytics Resources – 50 resources to help you get to know Google Analytics inside and out, from the new version, latest updates, social engagement tracking, advanced hacks, and much more!
  • 50 Awesome Posts on Conversions – Are you ready to learn more about conversions, but not sure where to begin? Catch up on the latest and greatest information in this list. There’s something for everyone, from blogging to social media, landing pages to squeeze pages, increasing conversions vs. conversion killers, design, and more!
  • 50 Awesome Posts on Email Marketing – Learn the ins and outs of email marketing, including building your email list, crafting the best email content, email newsletter design, and more in this list of 50 awesome posts on email marketing.
  • 50 Posts on Engagement for Bloggers, Businesses, and Social Media Enthusiasts – Ready to start increasing your engagement in 2012? Find out the best strategies for blogging, business, and social media engagement from these awesome posts!
  • 79 Link Building Resources – The latest, most up to date resources when it comes to link building including general information, tools, and where to look for links.
  • 40 Top Keyword Research Posts of 2011 – This list will guide you to even more keyword research tools, strategies, and keyword optimization. Mix and match strategies for the best keyword discovery and analysis for your business and clients.
  • Top 25 Social Media Blogs For Businesses – Want to learn more about social media for marketing your business? Then you’ve come to the right place – the following are the top authorities in social media and online marketing.
  • 101 Resources for First Time Entrepreneurs – 101 resources that will help you learn more about entrepreneurship, startups, small business, and much more.
  • 45 Awesome Posts on A/B, Multivariate, and Usability Testing – These 45 posts will teach you all you need to know about A/B testing, multivariate testing, and usability testing for copy, design, landing pages, PPC, and much more.
  • 70+ Resources on How to Start a WordPress Blog – The following are resources for starting your own blog on WordPress including choosing a domain name, purchasing your domain, hosting, WordPress installation, themes, plugins, settings, essential pages, backups, updates, and more!

What were your favorite list posts in 2011? Please share them in the comments! Also, I wish everyone a safe and Happy New Year!

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  1. says

    So I wake up, plan to have a slow morning and come to check my email. And there is an email from Kikolani saying there is a post with 560 resources waiting to be read. Girl, you almost gave me a heart attack. I had such nice plans and now my whole 2012. will be spent going through them. Lol, on the serious side, it was a relief seeing it is a list of list posts especially that I’ve seen some of them before, so it won’t take me a whole year to read it, probably only about 3 months 😉
    Hope you are having great holidays….
    Brankica just posted How Posting Every Day Increased My Pageviews By 36% And Why I Don’t Want To Do It Again

    • says

      I know, 560 sounded dramatic. It was one of those attention getting titles I just couldn’t resist. And it’s true. Glad it won’t keep you busy for too long, and I hope you’re having a wonderful holiday as well! :)

  2. says

    Some impressive lists that I will have to check out. I am especially interested in link building. Been uping my game when it comes to guest posting. There is so much left to do.

    I wrote a couple of posts this year with roundups that people really seemed to like:

    25 Design Links- http://cirquedumot.com/better-design-25-links/
    42 Branding Links- http://cirquedumot.com/top-branding-blogs-of-2011/
    My Favorite Posts That I have Shared on Twitter- http://cirquedumot.com/flashback-friday-best-posts-of-2011/
    Susan Silver just posted Flashback Friday: Best Posts of 2011

  3. says

    I had some favorutie moments and posts which are really liked but they are mostly connected with the physcology and the relations between people and sexes even. I had a difficult year in my private life and i can say that i have been a bit obssessed with everything that goes about it.
    Thanks a lot for the congratulations on the coming New Year! My best wishes to you!

  4. says

    Yay for this! Gonna go tear some of these articles up. My next “to do” for today is to go build some good links. SOooooo.. I shall read the 79 link building resources.

    I actually thought there would be 560 links on this page, but then I saw the awesomeness of your group curation.

  5. says

    Hi Kristi, I have bookmarked your list and over the next week or so I will work my way through some of the articles that are most pertinent to me. Thanks for gathering such useful information, I have learned a lot by visiting your site (and being redirected to the various articles) over the last few months.

    • says

      Hi Jim. I spent a LOT of time in the beginning of my blogging career just doing blog commenting. I haven’t done it as much as I should lately, but I always notice a higher amount of comments on my posts when I go out and comment on others, or at least share others posts on social media. The more you interact with others, the more interaction they will do on your blog. :)

  6. says

    Thank you for posting this Kristi. I love everything you added to the list, I can see you put a lot of effort and time into your list. I just came across your blog from over at birdsontheblog, and I will definitely be back. Love your page. Hope you had a great Festive season. Happy New year. Rochelle.

  7. says

    Just came back from a very loooooooong vacation and decided to check out your posts immediately Kristi. As always, you deliver great post and awesome resources to the table. Time for me to get busy! Thanks for this one and Happy 2012 by the way.
    RonLeyba just posted How to Get Rid of Love Handles Fast

  8. says

    Hey Kristi,

    When I read your description I thought I was going to see 560 links and immediately thought “there’s no way in hell someone actually went through that kind of hassle…” man haha

    On a more serious note, I appreciate this a lot, I think I’m going to have to make a few stickies out of this.

    Take care and all the best for this weekend! 😉

    Sergio Felix just posted Digital Nomads and Minimalism

  9. says

    Kristi this is an amazing resource. I want to say thank your for putting this together. This will be required reading for me for the next few days.