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Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Inspiring Speech

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The Resources Mashup

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

Blogging / Writing

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

The Resources Mashup

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

Blogging / Writing

Business / Career

Personal Development / Productivity

Search Engines / SEO

Social Media / Social Networking

Photo of the Week

This week’s top photo is of an abandoned building with a lot of interesting grafitti from top to bottom. I still wonder how they got so much done at the top!


Be sure to check out my photography blog for more photos and follow me @kristihines for my photography tweets or become a fan of Photostry on Facebook!

Steve Jobs’ Stanford Commencement Speech

I’m sure most have heard this by now, but if not, it’s something you should learn from. Especially the third story. RIP Steve Jobs.

Steve Jobs Stanford Commencement Speech

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Fetching Friday is a weekly series that brings you the latest in blogging, search marketing, and social media marketing news by Kristi Hines, a freelance writer, professional blogger, and social media enthusiast. Connect on Twitter and Google+.

25 replies on “Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Inspiring Speech”

Thanks Kristi for adding my post, I Appreciate that.

Luv the pic… some see garbage in that building, others (me) see awesomeness.

And the Jobs vid.. something to watch everyday… you should work to fail. fail a lot.

Hi Kristi,
Ana Hoffman article “How to Promote Your Blog on a $100 Budget” is outstanding. Together with “Top 10 negative Googlenews rankings factors”.
Everybody should read them.

OMG, I got 2 of mine today 🙂 Thanks!!! I was looking forward to this list for some extra reads and I see at least 4 posts I am going to read right away.

It is funny that Google people don’t use G+, I heard about it yesterday. First one I am reading is the Twitter stuff that annoys people, I am very receptive to posts like those. Thanks again. Kristi, you rock!

You know, I’m not too surprised about Google people not using G+. I’d like to think of it as if you worked for 8 hours in a specific place or on a specific app, would you really want to see it during your goof off time at work or when you get home too? 🙂

Kristi, great fetching Friday! Lot of articles to read about blogging, seo, keywords and the famous recent panda, those guys of Google like animals, no doubt about it 🙂

Incredible the pic, regrettably this is an abandoned building and someday will be gone, I suppose soon.

Have a great weekend,


Fantastic links and resources Kristi. I actually did have a chance to read Ana’s “How to Promote Your Blog on a $100 Budget ” and I recommend everyone to read it. There are a few really good tips there.

I’ll be sure to check out other links your mentioned. Thanks.

I love Steve Jobs’ (is that apostrophe supposed to be after the S?) Stanford Commencement Speech. I used to dislike him for hindering progress in other companies with all the ridiculous patents; I’m an Android user and I’d love to have all the technologies that Apple has patented, and I feel like Apple’s users could gain a lot from Android – they need to work together.

Anyway, now I truly realized how much he has helped advance technology, from inventing the GUI to starting the “smartphone era” and so on. May he rest in peace.

I think ths “How to Promote Your Blog on a $100 Budget ” was one of the best posts I’ve read last week. Any new blogger can build a marketing plan with just $100 Budget and all effective methods can sure get you some attention. I missed out quite a few posts here.

Brand new to your site but love this round-up of links with so many different complimentary interests covered (I have about ten tabs open now 🙂 I’ll be back and hunting around your archives to be sure!

Great round up – plenty of bed time reading.

Unlike most, that’s the first time I saw the Job’s video. That’s a really moving video and learnt a hell of a lot about him. Never knew he had such as interesting upbringing. Who would have known that he’d turn into such an icon…

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