What Happened After I Closed Guest Post Submissions

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While many popular blogs have trended away from accepting unsolicited guest post submissions, not many have shared the results of this strategy. A lot of people are curious - does having less content really hurt in regards to traffic and subscriber rates? In this post, I thought I would quickly share the results of taking over sole authorship of Kikolani since March, … [Read more...]

Why You Should Care About Gmail’s New Tabs as a Blogger, Marketer, Freelancer, and a User

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Are you a blogger, Internet marketer, freelance writer, or just someone who likes to get their email? Whether or not you use Gmail, you should be concerned. Here's why Gmail wants you to be excited about their new tabs. It's supposed to help you only get the emails they deem as important in your primary inbox. The rest gets sorted in tabs for Promotions, Updates, Social, and … [Read more...]

Fetching Friday: 21 Marketing Links

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. This Week on Kikolani How to Organize Finances with FreshBooks … [Read more...]

How to Organize Finances with FreshBooks

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When I was approached to do a review of FreshBooks, it couldn't have come at a better time. I have to admit, I've never been good with organizing my finances beyond Excel. I tried another name brand accounting product on two different occasions, and both times gave it up because I could never reconcile my accounts correctly. Not to mention that there was no suitable import … [Read more...]

Fetching Friday – 20 Marketing Links

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 / Content How to Perform a Content Audit - Complete … [Read more...]

Fetching Friday – 21 Marketing Links

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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. Your Opinions Wanted I would like to make Kikolani your favorite place to go for blogging advice! In order t to do that, I need your help. Please take a moment to fill out this survey. All questions are optional, … [Read more...]

Only72 Review – 6 Courses for Entrepreneurs at a Low Price

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Chances are, you've come across a few mentions and reviews of the Only72 sale from people like Darren Rowse and Chris Ducker. If you're still on the fence on whether it is worth the $197 price tag, then read on for some reasons why I decided to make the purchase and exactly what you will be getting. Once you purchase this package, you can become an affiliate. Since I like … [Read more...]

Fetching Friday – 22 Marketing Links

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. This Week on Kikolani 3 Free Tools for Customer Insights + Book … [Read more...]

12 Google Reader Alternatives to Consider

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July 1st is here, so if you haven't already, now is the time to choose your alternative RSS reader of choice to replace Google Reader. Since I last wrote about Google Reader alternatives, more services have sprung up to fill the voie. The following are the current available web-based RSS readers you have to choose from and some quick facts about each. If you're not ready to … [Read more...]

3 Marketing Tools I Miss (and Their Alternatives)

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Do you hate it when you invest your time and energy falling in love with what seems like the perfect marketing tool, only to have it bought out by a larger company and ruined or otherwise retired? I know I do, especially since I tend to write passionately about those tools that I find useful. So today, I'd like to reminisce about some of my favorite tools of yore, why I loved … [Read more...]