Fetching Friday – Resources, SEO Blogging Contest & Sheep LED Art

This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the resources mashup, a new SEO blogging contest, and some creative sheep LED art on kikolani.com.

The Resources Mashup

Here are some of the best articles I have stumbled upon and retweeted on @kikolani this week.

Blogging / Writing

Business / Career / Finance



  • Linktoberfest! SEO infographic and link building data visualization – fun, animated infographic showing the value and difficulty of different types of links (one of 12 kickass SEO infographics ).
  • Star Wars infographic – great visualization for sci-fi fans.
  • 90 seriously creative infographics – a huge collections for infographic junkies!
  • The lowdown on apps infographic – the real numbers behind the world of apps, and why they are so popular.
  • Aliens & Avatar – a funny comparison of the similarties between the two films.

Link Building

  • Simple co-citation analysis and link prospecting – a process for finding link prospects for a linkable asset using simple, targeted, hostname-only co-citation analysis.
  • Salvaging old links to save PageRank – how to look for 404 pages on your site and save the link juice going to them.
  • SEO spammers vs. the white hat army – how to know them and who will win.
  • Links matter: how to measure and attain them – great tips from a Rand Fishkin / Dave Snyder presentation.
  • Manage your backlinks with Delicious – a free way to keep track of your personal link building efforts.

Making Money Online / Online Marketing

Personal Development / Self Improvement

  • How to identify your passions – 7 questions to ask yourself.
  • How to feel great and keep a smile on your face – tips to make life happier (just the picture will make you smile).
  • Top 13 inspiring movies to make you think about life – part one features the first six – Forrest Gump is probably my favorite out of these, being southern based.
  • 5 simple ways to make time for your dreams – sadly, one way involves getting away from your computer.
  • Achieving peak performance – how you can operate at your best to achieve your goals.

Photography / Digital Art

Search Engines / SEO / Analytics

  • Conquering big industries with a bulletproof SEO strategy – using long tail keyword optimization from the start through site structure, optimization, and link building.
  • Is PPC still working? Your opinions wanted!
  • 10 SEO tips to remember when building your site – nice checklist for creating a new website.
  • 75 local SEO meetups – great networking opportunities!
  • Calculating ROI on Internet Marketing – measurings your return on investment for PPC, organic search, and social media with Google Analytics.

Social Media / Social Networking


  • Write the first line of your email like a tweet to grab interest – sounds like a great idea, until you read the comments.
  • Utilizing Twitter for conversations and information – how to get more out of Twitter.
  • Jump start your company Twitter account – from setup to acquiring followers and building community.
  • 5 tools to help you automate Twitter – not fully automate it, but automate some aspects.
  • Timelapse of our Twitter moods – interesting infographic and video of how the moods of the US change throughout the day on Twitter.


A New Blogging Contest for SEO’s

Gerald of the SEO blog for will Search Engine Marketing Group is looking for sponsors for his upcoming Bad Ass SEO Guest Blogging Contest.

Why should you sponsor? Here are 3 great reasons!

1) The blog has over 8,000 subscribers.
2) @the_gman has over 100,000 followers.
3) Like the recent Famous Bloggers / ComLuv contest, there will be lots of link juice flowing from people who know what quality link juice is all about!

Sponsors are already rolling in, including the popular web hosting company Hostgator. So contact him today through his website or reply to him on Twitter and get some major exposure for your business, blog, or website.

Extreme Sheep LED Art

It starts out a little iffy, but you will be amazed by the herding skills of these dogs and the imagination and choreography skills of the people behind it all.

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  1. says

    Kristi, It’s another lovely friday and another great post with great post’s list just was waiting to get this post. Oh sorry no time. I have to all of those post now so. Bye

  2. says

    Cool list once again Kristi, tks for the mention. Just sent a reply and a DM to the_gman. Hope I can meet his requirements. It will be massive for anyone who participates, lots and lots of juice, lol.

    Will the rest that I have not yet read. Have a great weekend.
    DiTesco just posted CO Virtual Real Estate Now Live

  3. says

    Kristi, can you invent another day for me? I’d like to read through most of the articles you pinned here but I am just overwhelmed :)

  4. says

    Hey Kristi, just went through the 11 steps to speed up wordpress :) Now my site feels like its running on steroids! it’s awesome, especially given the announcements recently that google loves faster sites. Thanks for the share!
    William just posted TrippingWords Blog

  5. says

    Wow! Thanks for linking to my post on the WordPress, Thesis, GPL thing. I really wanted to help establish that there was so much deeper meaning behind what Matt was doing compared to Chris. While Thesis is an amazing WordPress theme, I wished that Chris could better convey his message for creating the theme, the reasons why he gets out of bed everyday. I truly feel that it’s why we do things and not what we do that is why people become loyal.

    Thanks again and you never cease to impress with your killer resourcefulness! Thumbs up every week! :)
    Scott Webb just posted London Ontario Photographers Prepare for Western Fair Contest

  6. says

    I always look forward to this post of the week, Kristi – you do have a neck for compiling the best posts I would’ve never heard of otherwise.

    New contest – sounds like a great link opp; I’ll definitely check it out.

    Also, I would be absolutely honored, Kristi, if you could take a look at my new posts Blog 202 Bite-Sized Tips To Insanely Increase Your Blog Traffic; who knows, maybe it will make it on your list of Friday Mashups some day. :)

    Ana Hoffman
    Ana just posted 10 Awesome Ways to Make NO Money With Blog Traffic