Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Inspiring Speech

This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the best posts of the week in blogging, making money online, SEO, and social media 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

Personal Development / Productivity

Search Engines / SEO

Social Media / Social Networking

Photo of the Week

This week’s top photo is of an abandoned building with a lot of interesting grafitti from top to bottom. I still wonder how they got so much done at the top!


Be sure to check out my photography blog for more photos and follow me @kristihines for my photography tweets or become a fan of Photostry on Facebook!

Steve Jobs’ Stanford Commencement Speech

I’m sure most have heard this by now, but if not, it’s something you should learn from. Especially the third story. RIP Steve Jobs.

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Simple Weight Loss Tips

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Milan Matchev Health Directory

JobMob Job Search Tips

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Ileane Smith Blogging Tips

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  1. says

    Hi Kristi,
    Ana Hoffman article “How to Promote Your Blog on a $100 Budget” is outstanding. Together with “Top 10 negative Googlenews rankings factors”.
    Everybody should read them.

  2. says

    OMG, I got 2 of mine today :) Thanks!!! I was looking forward to this list for some extra reads and I see at least 4 posts I am going to read right away.

    It is funny that Google people don’t use G+, I heard about it yesterday. First one I am reading is the Twitter stuff that annoys people, I am very receptive to posts like those. Thanks again. Kristi, you rock!
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    • says

      You know, I’m not too surprised about Google people not using G+. I’d like to think of it as if you worked for 8 hours in a specific place or on a specific app, would you really want to see it during your goof off time at work or when you get home too? :)

  3. says

    I love Steve Jobs’ (is that apostrophe supposed to be after the S?) Stanford Commencement Speech. I used to dislike him for hindering progress in other companies with all the ridiculous patents; I’m an Android user and I’d love to have all the technologies that Apple has patented, and I feel like Apple’s users could gain a lot from Android – they need to work together.

    Anyway, now I truly realized how much he has helped advance technology, from inventing the GUI to starting the “smartphone era” and so on. May he rest in peace.
    Techie just posted Comcast’s Bullshit Customer Service

  4. says

    Great round up – plenty of bed time reading.

    Unlike most, that’s the first time I saw the Job’s video. That’s a really moving video and learnt a hell of a lot about him. Never knew he had such as interesting upbringing. Who would have known that he’d turn into such an icon…
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