This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the resources mashup, Follow Friday recommendations, back to school backpack safety, reviews, and previews for next weekâ€™s posts on kikolani.com.
The Resources Mashup
Here are some of the best articles I have stumbledupon this week.
- WordPress 2.8.2 upgrade information
- Open the trottle to your blog
- Is your blog a community
- Hostgator review and why I recommend this host as a blogger
- New and comprehensive WordPress 2.8 tutorials and hacks toolbox
Business / Finance
- 5 things they don’t teach in business school about being an entrepreneur
- Customer service with a smile
- What recession?
Graphic & Web Design
- Website valuation tools
- 70 typographic clean and minimalistic color scheme web designs
- 20 blogs for designers and 50 designers on Twitter
Personal Development / Growth / Self Improvement
- Power of intention – a personal quest
- “I Can” vs “I Do”
- Success leaves clues for you
- How to live like you were dying
- Do you dread growing older?
- The world needs life referees
- 9 tips for living a happier life
- How to make better decisions
Photography / Digital Arts
- The magic of smoke photography
- Photos of this week’s solar eclipse
- Kung Fu fighting squirrels
- Water faces
- Experience the Grand Canyon
- 20 amusing church signs
- 80 exceptionally beautiful photographys of Paris
- Photographs of Michigan
SEO / Tech
- 5 little known keys to succeed at SEO
- Google PageRank updates more frequent
- SEO oriented search operators for Google
- What is a PageRank?
- 8 reasons to like Bing
- 50 tips & tricks for searching with Bing
- Link-building through DoFollow blog commenting
- Feeding Frenzy – with a big byte
- Anti-Social Lists – great links & guinea pigs eating watermelons
- Flashback Monday – 100 comments, social media marketing challenge
- Huge list of Twitter celebrities and free Twitter backgrounds
- 7 habits of highly effective Twitter users
- 12 ways to use LinkedIn today
Follow Friday Recommendations on Twitter
Here are my local Follow Friday recommendations
- @AZNaturalChiro – promoting drug-free, natural health & wellness through chiropractic care in Scottsdale
- @EuroRhythm – Scottsdale dance studio tweeting about the benefits of Ballroom dancing, and how to start a new career as a ballroom dance instructor
Also, if you enjoy this post and my tweets on blogging, social media, photography, and more, be sure to give me a shout out as follows:
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Week in Review
This week begins a four, possibly five part series on the ways I have WordPress Thesis Theme Customization. Part one is about the specific Thesis Design Options that can be configured without any coding knowledge.
Preview for the week of 27 July 2009
Next week, in continuation of the WordPress Thesis Theme Customization series, I will cover the plugins that I use to enhance the functionality and design of this site.
It’s almost back to school time. Here is a short segment about backpack safety.
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