Fetching Friday – Resources, Easy Tweet Sharing Tool & Maru Meows

This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the resources mashup, an easy tweet sharing tool, and Maru, the box sliding cat, meows on kikolani.com.

The Resources Mashup

Here are some of the best articles I have stumbled upon, retweeted on @kikolani, and read in RSS subscriptions this week.

Blogging / Writing

Business / Career / Finance



Link Building

Making Money Online / Online Marketing

Personal Development / Self Improvement

Photography / Digital Art

Search Engines / SEO / Analytics

Social Media / Social Networking



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Last Week of Blogging Contest Promotions

Wednesday, August the 5th is official end of the Famous Bloggers and ComLuv blogging contest in terms of promoting entries.

So if you haven’t already dropped by to comment on my entry about article marketing promotion with CommentLuv, please do so – I know that if you are into article writing, article marketing, or CommentLuv that you will enjoy the post! If you use CommentLuv for promotion of your blog or article writing, please share you experiences. If you already have commented, I would equally appreciate a tweet. The more the merrier! :)

And good luck to all of the other contestants, whose hard work is listed in the blog commenting folder. There are lots of awesome bloggers and articles, so don’t miss it!

Easy Tweet Sharing Tool – Click to Tweet

Like the link above that helps you easily share a tweet? Then check out Click to Tweet – just enter your desired tweet message, and Click to Tweet will create a URL that, when clicked, will fill in your tweet exactly how you want it in someone’s Twitter status update box. You can use this link to help make your tweets easy for others to share. Some great places to share your Click to Tweet links include blog posts, forums, IM’s, emails, etc. Pretty much anywhere you can’t include a plugin or want your tweet to be exact, this is the right tool for you!

New Advertising Options

Looking for blog advertising? Check out the new advertising options, including a new multi-blog ad program that allows you to get your 125×125 banner ad on not one, but five websites in the social media / blogging niche for a total exposure to over 150K per month. See the stats about the five sites (including Kikolani) your ad could be on, and start saving on advertising today!

Maru Meows

Maru, the famous box sliding cat, has a new video meowing! For cat lovers, and those needing a cute break, this is the video for you!

Want to be featured in Fetching Friday posts?

Looking for some link love? Articles featured in the resources come primarily from people I interact with in the comments, and on the social networks. So comment away (DoFollow, CommentLuv, and KeywordLuv enabled), and join me on the networks below, and if your article/photo/video catches my eye, it may appear in following Fetching Friday posts.

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    • says

      Glad you find it appealing! It’s a definite savings vs. advertising on each of the sites individually, especially if you go for the longer commitment!

    • says

      Thanks! It’s generated a lot of interest and was a superb idea for anyone who wants to save a little and not keep track of each site individually.

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    Hey Kristi – I love Click to Tweet! And I had completely forgotten about it until you mentioned it here. I’ve used it before and think it’s a great way to encourage tweeting.

    It can be used in HubPages and even in articles (like EzineArticles resource boxes) Very nifty :)

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  2. says

    As always, another great list! I was struck by the title of this post, Take a moment not to believe in yourself, well, mostly because everyone would say otherwise.However, when I read it, it is refreshing and so true. Let’s really start believing in others. And I also would like some Feng Shui! And Maru Meows is definitely a cute break. The cat is really well taken care of.
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  3. says

    Hi Kristi! You always provide us a great list of resources to read up. Personally, i think “How to write a great blog post in 15 minutes” is a great article to be read. The Feng Shui article is interesting. This is the Chinese practice.
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    Hey Kristie, I always check your Fetching Friday posts but I don’t always comment. I wanted to let you know how much they are appreciated. Thanks for sharing these awesome resources with us.
    I almost guessed who would be featured in your new multi-blog ad program. They are all the best in class! I hope the rates don’t go up anytime soon because I want to tweak the theme and plugins on my new blog before I invest in advertising. I hope to be ready next month.
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    The best part of your helpful resources was the over 100 ways to generate traffic to your blogs. If you look at many of those suggestions, they revolve around the blogger being “engaged” so to speak in their blog. Not just posting content and walking away. If a reader or commenter sees a “real” person behind the posts, the news spreads through backlinks, others posting about your blog, etc and as they say in “Field of Dreams”……”they will come”. Thank you!
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    Hey Kikolani, I just wanted to stop by and tell you how much I have enjoyed reading Fetching Friday posts, over the past year. I am excited to see what awaits the blog in the upcoming new year. Let me know if I can help or guest blog here, from time to time. Anyways, thanks for the great blog, and keep up the good work!
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