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Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Guest Blogging Hangout

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

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.

This Week on Kikolani

Blogging / Content

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

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.

This Week on Kikolani

Blogging / Content

Business / Career

Search Engines / SEO

  • How Much will Google Reader’s Demise Cost your Business? – The impending demise of Google Reader is more than a mere inconvenience to those of us who use it to follow an overwhelming collection of industry blogs, Google Alerts, and xkcd and Oatmeal comics. If you offer RSS as a way to subscribe to your content, whether it’s a blog or some kind of feed, then you stand to lose a chunk of your traffic on July 1.
  • 33 Link Building Questions Answered – This post is an opportunity to expound on some areas of the Mozinar, but more often than not, just general best practices and my philosophical approach to link building.
  • 10 Experts on Getting Negative Links Off Page One – Top tips experts offer to remove negative links from page one of search results.
  • Matt Cutts Answers A Good Question About Paid Link Penalties – The latest Webmaster Help video is once again about the topic of paid links, but this time it’s about the effects of a paid link penalty on an innocent site that happened to be linked to by a site that was caught selling links.
  • How to Write Copy Like Google – Have you ever wondered who writes copy for Google … who puts together the words on the landing pages or in the video scripts for products like Gmail, Google+, Analytics, or Nexus?

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!

Guest Blogging, Authority, and Traffic

Just in case you missed it, here is last week’s Google+ Hangout with me, Jon Morrow, and Neil Patel discussing the ins and outs of guest blogging with Tommy Walker as our host! Enjoy!

Guest Blogging w/ Jon Morrow, Neil Patel & Kristi Hines

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By Kristi Hines

Kristi Hines is a freelance writer, professional blogger, and ghostwriter who specializes in business and marketing topics.

16 replies on “Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Guest Blogging Hangout”

Hey Kristi, if this message appear duplicated please ignore it because I don’t know what happened but my first comment disappeared!
Well, I left a message on the thread you opened! But I just want to say thank you for this great opportunity!
Have a great weekend and I hope we talk soon!!
Take care!

Hi Kristi,

Always love your awesome collection that you share every Friday, and this time what I enjoyed the most was the video – hangout with all of you. It was a pleasure to see and hear you, and of course Jon, and Neil too. Loved the tips shared on guest blogging, which I shall keep in mind whenever I start with mine.

Thanks for sharing this with us. Have a nice weekend 🙂

Hi Kristi, I just watched you guys in the Guest Blogging hangout and it was probably the best video I’ll watch all weekend. In fact, I’ll be investing another hour later to watch it again. Checking the links now, I cheated and went to the video first. 🙂

Hey Kristi,

Once again, thanks for providing all of the valuable links for us to checkout.

I watched certain parts of the hangout with Neil, John, and Tommy and have to say it is one of the best I have seen.

The information there was packed with all kinds of success tips.

Guest blogging is such an awesome topic to talk about and a technique where it will give you great success with your blog.

Thanks again!

Hi Kristi,
A friend recommended your site to me…and I’m so glad he did, it’s fabulous!

I’ve just read ’11 Things I wish I knew before I started my blog,’ which was great, and now I’m going to get a coffee and a small snack to watch your Guest Blogging video with.

Keep up the good work.


The discussion of ebooks v printed books is very interesting to me. Coming from a background in book publishing, it has been interesting to see how ebooks have grown, and given more writers the chance to be published, albeit online. It’s pretty fascinating that there is even a discussion about the need for taking your content to print. Even 5 years ago, taking a book to print was the ultimate goal. Now, it isn’t necessarily the case. Very interesting to see this transition.

Hi Kristi,

Wow this post is CHOCK full of great stuff. Whenever I visit a blog, I always open interesting links within it in new tabs. I’ve got 5 new tabs open from this one post – and if I keep this up I’ll never finish reading!! THANKS…!

From the 21 critical tasks link, I particularly like David O’s brand definition:
“The intangible sum of a product’s attributes: its name, packaging, and price, its history, its reputation, and the way it’s advertised.”
That is a lot to take in!

Thanks for leading me to lots of great content.


I enjoyed the 48 Tweetable stats to make you look like a Smartypants 🙂 It was actually pretty good. One of them said that Facebook has 2.7 billion Likes a day! That is some serious activity. Truly incredible.


This is a great list of blog posts but I must admit I really enjoyed the video. I really like this video, and one of the biggest take aways that I got from the video was find the best bloggers that are doing favors.

Also, I think one of the biggest things is just building relationships is very important!

Thanks for this post and awesome links!


I always love this Friday Fetch resources mix. It allows me to easily access a variety of top news within the social media, blogging, and seo niche. It helps me a lot, and therefore a big thanks to you for pulling up such posts here.

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