Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & The Future of Google Author Rank

This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the best posts of the week in blogging, business, SEO, and social media on kikolani.com.

The Resources Mashup

Here are some of the best articles I have seen on Google+, retweeted on @kikolani, and read in RSS subscriptions this week.

Featured Post of the Week

Blogging / Content

Business / Career

  • How We Grew Crazy Egg to 100,000 Users With A $10,000 Marketing Budget – So how did we grow the business to over 100,000 customers? Well for starters we used to have a free plan, which helped a lot. And you probably see advertisements for Crazy Egg all over the web, but we’ve been over 100,000 customers for years. Before that point we didn’t have a big marketing budget… all we had was $10,000.
  • Are You Committing These 7 Silent Career Killers at Your Job – Learn the 7 secret silent career killers that you may be committing right now. It’s not about working hard or smart. It’s about playing by the rules.
  • Mobile Marketing Research Explained In Plain English – When it comes to mobile marketing, most consumers are way ahead of marketers in their use of their smartphones and tablets. They’ve developed a variety of habits to deal with the on-going avalanche of content. To get your marketing on track, here are twenty-five research charts explained in plain English.
  • How to Get Powerful Testimonials that Convince Even the Most Skeptical Prospects – Testimonials break down your prospect’s defenses and convince them to give your business a try. Discover how to ask for and get powerful testimonials.
  • – The more simple your approach to freelancing, the more successful you are likely to be. Find out why and how here!

Search Engines / SEO

  • The Short Cutts – Ok, this one isn’t a post,but it’s a site that gives you a succinct synopsis of Matt Cutt’s webmasters videos.
  • From the Pros: 7 Advanced PPC Tools – Trada worked with PPC industry pros to collect the most impactful, often underrated tools that will make your job easier by giving you a more informed, effective and profitable paid search marketing program.
  • How Your Domain Name Will Impact SEO & Social Media Marketing – Let’s examine how a domain name impacts SEO and SMM and then analyze the factors that make a good domain name.
  • 16 Secret Google Analytics Advanced Segments Worth Their Weight in Gold – We’ve tapped into some of the web’s finest web analytics professionals to share their tips for mining analytics gold. Here are 16 secret – until now – Google Analytics advanced segments that could make you insights rich, too.
  • CEO of 180Fusion Reviews Strategies of Top 10 SEO Blogs – Are you unsure of what strategies will actually help you rank in search engines? Do you wonder if your blog is optimized for social media conversions? If so, then you might want to take notes from the experts. Here are the things that the top search engine optimization blogs are using for search, social, and conversion optimization.

Social Media / Social Networking

Share Your Best Blog Posts

Every week on Friday, I start a thread on the Social Media Examiner Blogging Club so members can share their favorite blog post of the week. It’s free to join, so sign up, find today’s best blog post thread, and share your proudest blogging achievement of the week!

Is Google Author Rank Coming?

Listen to the latest video from Matt Cutts to find out!

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