Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup, Busy Week in Review, & Funny Trekkie Video

This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the resources mashup, a Trekkie video, and a busy week in review at kikolani.com.

The Resources Mashup

Here are some of the best articles I have stumbledupon this week.


Business / Finance / Career

Graphic / Web Design

Personal Development / Self Improvement / Relationships

Photography / Art / Digital Art

SEO / Tech

Social Media

The Last, but not Least

Week in Review

This week has been a busy one on Kikolani, with a new post everyday, and a very detailed post on Oes Tsetnoc as well.


Monday began with a guest post on 10 easy steps for a balanced life.

Tuesday post on Akismet and comment moderation was in response to finding several of my regular readers in the spam filter of my WordPress plugin Akismet, which everyone should check often.

On Wednesday, I finally got back to the WordPress Thesis customization series with part three B on single post customizations, including the social bookmarking / sociable icons which I have been receiving a lot of inquiries on. No, it’s not a plugin – read this post to find out how you can implement the social icons on any theme.

Yesterday, my post inspiration was thanks to Darren Rowse of ProBlogger offering a one day 50% off sale for his 31 Days to Build a Better Blog Workbook. For anyone who missed out on the challenge in April, it’s a great way to improve your blog with 31 detailed tasks. Though the promotion has ended, I still reccommend this workbook, as it is a great value and resource, even at full price. This post includes specific examples of how just the first three days of the 31DBB improved my site greatly.

Oes Tsetnoc

Oes tsetnoc has been jumping around in Google SERPs like mad (175 one day, then 16, then 5, now ?). On Monday, I did an in-depth traffic and social media statistics review of my site compared to other domains created for this SEO contest. It includes some free tools and websites that you can use for your own website analytics research.

A Little Something for the Trekkies

I can’t remember how I found this one, but it is one that cannot be missed. A funny spoof on other “themes” for the new Star Trek movie.

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  1. says

    Love the Trek video. Too funny. Fetching Friday delivers another excellent collection of very useful links. Lots of good blogging links in particular. I grabbed one of the 50% off deals on the “31 Days to Build a Better Blog” yesterday. A very, very useful book. Thanks again for the special discount.
    .-= Mike´s last blog ..Microsoft Outlook Data Backup Utility =-.

  2. says

    Now Kristy, that PostRank link on Mashable was something I completely overlooked but now, thanks to you, I read it and found it extremely interesting. Which shows once again that your Fetching Friday has become something simply indispensable 😉

    Thanks for the link love, always appreciated :-)

    Have a great week-end!
    .-= Dragos Roua´s last blog ..How To Get From A To B In 5 Random Steps =-.

  3. says

    Thanks for including me in the links Kristi, I’m always honored when I get included. I especially liked the post on optimizing WordPress, and I’ve left a comment to show my appreciation.

    BTW, I’m a great Trekkie fan and that video was a real treat.
    .-= Sire´s last blog ..The Reason Behind Your MLM Failure =-.

  4. says

    Kristi! I’m coming up for air and it’s wonderful to see a Fetching Friday. Great list of blogs here (and great writing as always). I need to get back to doing a little blogging myself, but I’m in book writing mode after having just released my first book (I won’t advertise it in this comment though. :-)
    You’re the model of consistency. Keep writing!
    Best Regards,
    .-= nutuba´s last blog ..Goodness Gracious =-.