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
- 15 simple tips for beating writer’s block blues – these tips are good for bloggers and writers in general, not just for when you have writer’s block.
- How long should my blog posts be – the standard post length needed for search engines, ideal post length, and more.
- How to improve the quality of your blog posts by 50% – it’s all about what happens after you write the post!
- How to blow a chance to score a guest post – learn what not to do if you want to get your guest post accepted.
- Are your personal stories turning readers off – a guide to what you should do and avoid if you want to have a successful personal story.
Business / Career
- Want major media exposure for your business – three simple steps to find out what reporters from major publications need from you!
- 29 must read freelancing blogs – a great list of freelance writing, translation, business, blogging, social media, and inspiration.
- 8 reasons why I left my 6-figure income without a plan – if you’re a budding entrepreneur looking for inspiration, this post has it! Also featured in Forbes.
- Can profanity help your career – why you need to show your emotional side on the job.
- 7 steps to get your eBook on Amazon Kindle – thorough guide all the way down to choosing your royalties.
Graphic Design / Web Design
- 80+ excellent examples of creative contact and web form designs – attractive in-page forms to receive data from users on your website.
- Great resume designs that catch attention and get people hired – make your resume or CV unforgettable!
- A collection of eye-refreshing orange business cards – more inspiration for when you are ready to design business cards to your favorite printing services.
- How to customize Twitter widgets – a guide to integrating Twitter widgets to match your theme.
- Following a web design process – a great process to follow to make sure you complete each web development process.
Personal Development / Productivity
- The ultimate guide to following your heart – how to win the battle between your mind and your heart.
- 4 steps to change your life with books – it’s not about the book, but how you use it. Learn how to get the most out of your personal development books.
- Everyone wants better, but no one wants change – or the reason why things never get done.
- Be stress-free – eliminate 5 common, unnecessary stressors in your life.
- How to get your priorities on track – do you know what your priorities are, what order they should come in, and how to get them on track.
Search Engines / SEO
- SEO lies – an infographic on the misinformation that SEOholes love to tell.
- Google’s un-personalized search – tools to hack the code and show you how to get real results.
- 3 common link building questions answered by 4 experts – find out what the experts have to say about promoting a blog with $100, what 4,000 new links would do, and what is news worthy content.
- The ultimate guide to keyword research – 15 resources to finding keyphrases for your niche plus a detailed explanation of keyword research for bloggers and affiliate marketers.
- Top 5 Google Panda update survival tips – what you should be doing now to be prepared for future updates.
Social Media / Social Networking
- How to get more Facebook likes for your website content and fan page – if you want more likes and more fans, then learn how to use the Facebook Like button and box the right way!
- 12 social media tools recommended by the pros – toosl to refine your visibility and engagement.
- 10 tools to make the most out of Twitter – become more productive and get more results with these Twitter tools.
- Social media for small businesses – 17 social media experts discuss the most effective ways businesses can use social media.
- The LinkedIn hack – ways to target the people you want on LinkedIn via Google.
Photo of the Week
This week’s top photo comes from a secret urbex location in Arizona. Loved the writing on the wall!
Meet the Sloths
I haven’t met too many sloths in my life, but these little guys are adorable. Watch out for a Lady & the Tramp moment!