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
Blogging / Writing
- 37 viral post ideas you can use today – the benefits of viral posts, and some great ideas to get you started.
- 12 ways to turn your blog archive into cold, hard cash – the best way to make money online is to monetize what you already have!
- 10 helpful title tips from top-viewed blog posts – if the viral ideas didn’t give you enough to work off of, here are some more traffic-generating headline tips!
- Reciprocity – how it really should work and how it could help get your blog on the map.
- 7 phenomenal bloggers that don’t care if you like them or not – if you’re looking for someone who will speak their mind, these are the bloggers to turn to.
Business / Career
- 85 ways to battle business burn-out – if you’re feeling overwhelmed or under-motivated, this post is just what you need!
- 5,867 words on becoming a conversion machine – a guide meant for bloggers, but really could work for anyone looking to be successful online.
- 30 creative resume designs to land a new job – want your resume to wow? Try these out of the box designs.
- Video marketing tips for driving more traffic – hate to write? Want more conversions? Then this is the video for you!
- The lazy woman’s guide to copywriting – even men will get some great tips from this post!
Graphic Design / Web Design
- 50+ useful CSS tools and generators for developers – need some styling code the easy way? Try these tools out!
- 70+ fresh WordPresss site designs for inspiration – not sure what you can do with WordPress? Find out with these great examples!
- 30 beautiful invitation card designs – got a formal event? Check these designs out for inspired rack card printing.
- 25 examples of symmetry in web design – if there’s one thing I’m always all for, it’s symmetry!
- 26 magnificent minimalist business cards – sometimes, less is more. Here’s how to highlight your strong suit!
Personal Development / Productivity
- The power of intention – want all of the challenges, excuses, and fears to melt away? Do everything with firm intention.
- 6 ways to refill your life tank and improve your quality of life – just like a car, our lives need a full tank to perform optimally. Here’s how to refill yours.
- The practice of self-compassion – it’s not indulgent – it’s important!
- 10 things that hold you back from outrageous success – don’t let these things stop you any longer!
- Small positive changes that add up to a big difference in your life – want to improve yoru quality of life? Start with these little things.
Search Engines / SEO
- Link building with the experts – 2011 edition with over 11 frequently asked link building questions and 9 link building experts weighing in on each.
- 30 of the most useful Google products you should consider using daily – ok, maybe not all of them daily, but a great list of tools for SEO’s and website owners.
- A beginner’s guide to Google Analytics 5 – find out what’s new and how you’ll benefit from it in the new version of Google Analytics.
- 8 lessons from a pickup artist for link builders – great insight on everything from rejection to becoming a better link builder.
- Blog design for killer SEO – an infographic and explanation for 15 elements that will make for a successful blog in search.
Social Media / Social Networking
- Michael Stelzner on how Social Media Examiner propelled from 0 to 85,000+ subscribers in less than two years – because everyone really needs to know this information! Great info for bloggers and businesses!
- 10 awesome video tips for getting more out of Google+ – still not caught up on the world of Google+? These videos will get you well on your way.
- 5 most common mistakes on Facebook reveal tabs – if you’re making one of these mistakes, your missing out on the best benefits of a fan-gated reveal tab.
- 99 tools to generate leads with social media – a free eBook guide to getting the most out of your social media strategy using effective tools for social media ROI.
- 7 new Twitter apps to increase your followers and friends – I hadn’t heard of most of these, which means it’s a good resource for new tools!
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Photo of the Week
I knew what my favorite photo of the week would be right from the moment I opened it up on my computer. Say hello to Arizona’s monsoon season, also known as a lightning photographers dream come true.
A simply amazing timelapse of the night sky over the southern coast of Austrailia.