Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & How to Generate Good Ideas

Kikolani

The Resources Mashup. Want suggestions to help improve your blog? Be sure to sign up! Content Development: Finding Great Topics for Your Target Audience – Find out how to discover great content topic ideas for your target audience using internal resources, tools, and social networks. 13 Proven Ways to Write Content Your Audience Wants – Your readers are telling you which type of content they want. How to Generate Good Ideas.

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup, Best Week Ever & Timelapse

Kikolani

This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the resources mashup, the best week ever, and what is coming up next week on kikolani.com. The Resources Mashup. 100 tips on how to write a huge list post. How to write the most powerful post. 7 productive things to do when you can’t blog. How to get to the next level of success in your online business. 3 ways to market yourself without business cards.

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Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Hayaku

Kikolani

The Resources Mashup. 18 Brilliant Bloggers Talk About Storytelling – Storytelling is an art, and one that the best bloggers, podcasters, and web TV producers must learn to master online. 48 Elements of Persuasive Written Content – There are many available for your your content toolbox, but here are 48 essential elements from A to Z (well, almost) to get you started. This is going to be fun! Here are nine ideas to get you started.

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Into the Mind

Kikolani

The Resources Mashup. How to Get 1,000 Visitors in 30 Days from Scratch – The best way to create traffic is to find someone who’s already driving a substantial amount of it and tap into it. How to Use Google Reader to Find & Share Content - Learn how to use Google Reader to find the best content to share. Also includes an extensive list of blogs to subscribe to.

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Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Cedar Breaks

Kikolani

The Resources Mashup. 4 Powerful WordPress Design Tips – This post is all about how you can use design your WordPress website to invite, entice, and engage your site visitor long enough for him to begin to interact with your words. 19 Bad Habits Bloggers Need to STOP – What follows are the 19 most common bad habits I’ve found that bloggers impose on themselves that hold them back from developing a unique and authentic voice.

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Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Imagine the World

Kikolani

The Resources Mashup. How to Increase Twitter Engagement with Nestivity – Learn how to increase Twitter engagement and followers with Nestivity, the Twitter tool that turns your tweets into conversations. No worries, here’s a breakdown of the key elements you need to act on. Through the editorial process, it adds original content and provides an opportunity to showcase relevant gems. I give you 4 bold steps to do that!

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Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Slow Motion Kitten

Kikolani

The Resources Mashup. Blogging pitfalls: how to build and maintain trust – how quickly trust can be destroyed, and five things bloggers should do to minimize damage if a slip occurs. How to get permission to use copyrighted photos – if you’re looking to incorporate some great images into your blog posts, be sure to read this so you are doing it the right way. Who to trust and where to go to find good reviews.

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Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Chicago Lightning

Kikolani

The Resources Mashup. Don’t listen to anybody: the weirdest advice you will ever get about promoting your blog – what one successful blogger didn’t do to get his blog to where it is today. Edit old blog posts to boost search engine optimization and traffic – great tips to ensure your older posts are continuing to help your blog. What is the greatest benefit of success – how to focus on internal success.

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Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Camera Battles

Kikolani

The Resources Mashup. 10 things I hate about you as a blogger – when it’s time to break up with a blog. 9 lessons bloggers can learn from cats – what cats have and do that you can apply to your blogging. The one great key to building a blog communityhow much difference can one person make towards changing lives? Why your blog should have a hire me tab – want to start making income through services? Here’s how!

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Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Dalescapes of Time

Kikolani

The Resources Mashup. 75 Top Marketing Blogs to Make Your RSS Reader Fat – 75 online marketing blogs and blog categories for online marketers. Included are the RSS feed links and average number of posts per week so you know what you are committing to when adding to your reading list! The Power of Your Blog’s Hidden Community and How to Find It – Do you realize there is a hidden, untapped community to your blog?

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & My Arizona

Kikolani

The Resources Mashup. A Systematic Approach to Writing Successful Blog Posts – Your blogging success depends heavily on the success of your blog posts. If you can systematize your blogging, you can create a more reliable path to whatever you’ve defined as success. How Should You Handle Expired Content – Expired content is content on a website that is only relevant for a limited period of time. Here are ten commandments to follow together.

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Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Red Pandas

Kikolani

The Resources Mashup. 17 ways to grow your blog from top bloggers – best blogging tips from the finalists of the Top 10 Social Media Blogs contest. Free is boring – why you need to change how you give away content and three ways to make your blog remarkable again. 5 universal principles of business and personal blogging – what they are, how they work together, and what happens to your community when one is missing.

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Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Human Slingshot

Kikolani

The Resources Mashup. Forget SEO: Here’s How to Write a Post That Goes Viral – You don’t have to write in order to get the attention of Google algorithms… you have to write in order to get the attention of people who will share it. 5 Reasons Why You Should Be Blogging Even If You Don’t Make Money Right Away – Five practical benefits that you can start to experience from your very first day of blogging.

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Supermoon 2012

Kikolani

The Resources Mashup. 19 Ways to Build Relationships With Blog Comments – Business blogging strategy: use these blog comment tactics to build and cultivate better relationships with your business community. Building Community on Your Blog – If each fan spends $100 per year on your products and services, and you have 1000 “true fans”, you will have a nice six-figure income of $100,000. How can you improve your location-based marketing?

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Happy Holidays

Kikolani

Before we jump into the goodies from the week, I wanted to take a moment to let everyone know this is the last Fetching Friday post for 2011. Next week I will be out of town and it will be near impossible to get any work done. I also want to say a special thank you to my readers – without you, I would have no passion to write! The Resources Mashup. But that doesn’t mean there isn’t plenty of other stuff to do for your blog.

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Within Two Worlds

Kikolani

The Resources Mashup. 7 Ways to Find Viral Content Ideas – Want to find content ideas that have a chance at viral fame? Here are seven ways to research recently popular content in your industry. The Psychology of Storytelling: 10 Proven Ways to Create Better Stories (and Why Stories Sell) – Are you incorporating stories into your copy? If you’re anxious to understand and tap into the power of storytelling, get ready to jot down some notes!

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Landscapes Volume II

Kikolani

The Resources Mashup. 50 Successful Blogs That Prove You Don’t Have to “Blog About Blogging” To Create A Winner – Successful blogs of all sizes and in a huge variety of topics, to prove once and for all that blogging can be used to build an audience in nearly every topic imaginable. 6 Dumb Blogging Mistakes That Are Killing Your Credibility – Your email list is growing and people aren’t buying what you have to offer. Here’s how!

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Journey Through Canyons

Kikolani

The Resources Mashup. The Essential Ingredients for Building a Blog That Ranks in Alexa’s Top 10,000 – Would you like to know how I grew Quick Sprout to have an Alexa ranking of 10,000 in under four years? 7 Ways to Spy on Your Competition – In this article, Kim reveals 7 super cool ninja. 7 Ways To Make Money From Your Blog – A list of various strategies that you can implement to monetize your blog.

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Scared Kitty

Kikolani

The Resources Mashup. How to kill your blog in 10 easy steps – if you’re doing these things, then you’re unknowingly destroying your blogging career. 10 productivity tips for writers – learn how to boost your writing quantity while not sacraficing quality. 33 actionable steps for blog improvement in one week – take the next seven days to make these important changes on your blog. Get creative to get ranked!

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & New Search Engine Community

Kikolani

This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the resources mashup and a new search engine news community on kikolani.com. The Resources Mashup. Entrepreneurs: blogging requires committment – are you ready to dedicate time to content, distribution, interaction, and metrics to have a successful blog. How blogging can change your life – a look into the journey of a blogger from the beginning to where to go next.

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Internet Marketing Internship

Kikolani

This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the resources mashup, details about an exciting Internet Marketing internship program, and what’s coming up on kikolani.com. The Resources Mashup. 6 things to do before publishing your first blog post. 10 steps to arranging and writing a killer guest post. 19 tips for driving traffic to your blog­­. 8 ways for businesses to use social media. Using HootSuite to manage your Twitter.

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup, Old City Bar & Happy Holidays

Kikolani

This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the resources mashup, an Old City Bar, and the week in review at kikolani.com. The Resources Mashup. How to brainstorm brilliant ideas for your blog. Introduction to blog communities – a beginners guide. How far does your blog reach ? How would you promote your blog ? How to ruin your reputation in one easy step. Resolve to fail in 2010.

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Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Funny Cute Animal Compilation

Kikolani

The Resources Mashup. How to Get Testimonials for Your Business or Blog Using Twitter for Social Proof – Want to get testimonials from customers for your business or readers for your blog? Find out how to use Twitter as your source of social proof testimonials. If the content is good enough, people will find a way to subscribe via email or otherwise. Here’s how I did it. But, that DOESN’T mean you have to be doing all of it.

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Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup, November Discounts & Life on Facebook

Kikolani

This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the resources mashup, a great discount code for November, and life on Facebook on kikolani.com. The Resources Mashup. The 10 most effective things you can do to build traffic – the best tips offered by readers.­. 5 ways to measure your online reputation as a blogger – what really counts beyond the stats. 5 ways to create welcome tabs for Facebook – a look at five applications.

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup, Hawaiian Relaxation & More

Kikolani

This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the resources mashup, Hawaiaan relaxation & meditation, and what to expect next week on kikolani.com. The Resources Mashup. Reasons to love CommentLuv blogs. 5 tips to boost your guest posting success. How to get more comments on your blog. What does blogging mean to you ? 10 ways to keep visitors coming back to your blog. 13 ideas to inspire blog content.

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Midwinter in Sweden

Kikolani

This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the resources mashup, Midwinter in Sweden, and what’s coming up on Kikolani. Last week, I asked readers to let me know how many articles they would like to see in each category of the resources mashup. The votes are in, and they are as follows: I have to admit, it was tough limiting some categories to only five posts. The Resources Mashup. How to retire young.

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & A Week in Montana

Kikolani

The Resources Mashup. How to Gain 2,281 Subscribers—and Increase Traffic by 69%—in 27 Days – Today the author shows you how I increased blog traffic by 69% and gained 2,281 new blog subscribers in 27 days with this simple 3-step formula. How the 80-20 Rule Affects Freelance Writers – The Pareto principle — the 80-20 rule — should guide how freelance writers and business owners choose clients and projects. Second, good names are easy to recall.

General Mills Embraces Collaborative Storytelling with “Hello, Cereal Lovers” Social Media Community

Convince & Convert

Inspired by the passion and enthusiasm people have for cereal, there’s a new, “Hello Cereal Lovers” co-branded social media community from General Mills that is generating buzz for its creative and collaborative visual storytelling approach. Spanning Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Tumblr, the “Hello, Cereal Lovers” communities focus on General Mills’ cereal varieties, but aren’t opposed to (gasp) occasionally mix in a competitor for the sake of a sweet recipe.

Fetching Friday – The First Resources Mashup of 2010

Kikolani

This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the resources mashup, a humorous Happy Holiday, and the week in review at kikolani.com. The Resources Mashup. Top 7 reasons people don’t return to comment on your blog. Using your strengths and weaknesses to become a better blogger. Websites that will bring heavy traffic to your design blogs. How to get more exposure in the blogosphere. Why comments build community on a blog.

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Key Takeaways from #SMAZ

Kikolani

This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the resources mashup, key takeaways from Social Media AZ, and jumping otters on kikolani.com. The Resources Mashup. The most effective way to increase RSS subscribers – 5 ways to turn visitors into subscribers. The keys to rapid blog content creation – whether you are just starting out or looking to grow your ideas bank, these are great tips for any blogger.

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Giveaway Winner

Kikolani

The Resources Mashup. Bloggers Adopt-A-Family Christmas giveaway – donate to a worthy cause and get entered to win a full year o fadvertising on WeBlogBetter. A look at whether numbers really matter when it comes to the size of your blog community or social following, and how engaging with a smaller group is better. Building your blog with a killer e-product strategy – from starting with a free product to building your network.

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Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Exercising with Cats

Kikolani

The Resources Mashup. 16 Content Marketing Golden Rules For Real Results – Many business leaders under estimate the work required to develop good content marketing that drives real results. 72 Places to Promote Your Kindle Book When It’s Free – If you’ve enrolled your book in Amazon’s KDP, you have up to 5 days in a 90 day period to give away your book for free. – Let me cut right to the chase.

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & The Future

Kikolani

The Resources Mashup. Use these keyword research tools for a fresh batch of blog post ideas to engage your readers and bring you good search engine results. The Why and How of Blogging Breaks – Since many of you readers are bloggers, you know there’s a general consensus that a blogger should write frequently and consistently. However, you also need to carefully examine your priorities for your life and your business. Could this be applied to online business?

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Baby Meerkats

Kikolani

The Resources Mashup. The Marketer’s Guide to Information Visualization: How to Rock Infographics, Shareables, and Slideshows – That’s why today, I’m going to reveal how you can get aboard the visualization marketing gravy train, where to find the best resources, and how to get graphics done without breaking the bank. Here’s the question I asked on LinkedIn to find out how savvy entrepreneurs are promoting their ebooks.

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & CommentLuv Benefits

Kikolani

This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the resources mashup and benefits of CommentLuv on kikolani.com. The Resources Mashup. The 7 day blog challenge – a great way to learn more about your readers and find informative new blogs. Case study: How a new blog achieved 100% growth in 2 months – what it takes to build and market a successful blog and the lessons learned. What Digg must do to survive ?

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Tough Love

Kikolani

The Resources Mashup. Stop Wasting Money: How to Get the Most Out of Your Blogging Education – Do you buy conference passes, courses, or ebooks? Improve Your Content’s ROI in 9 Steps – If your team is struggling to provide results for clients, it’s time to take steps to boost social traction. Here are a few simple steps to kick your ROI into overdrive. Here’s how to listen to what matters on Twitter.

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Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & ElegantTheme Contest Winners

Kikolani

The Resources Mashup. Before we get started, I’d like to announce a new group on LinkedIn. Blog Marketing Strategies is for business, personal, and professional bloggers to discuss content, search, and social media marketing. Be sure to join today and start a conversation! 27 Wacky Ways to Beat Writer’s Block – Beating writer’s block isn’t about discipline – it’s about loosening up, having fun, going a bit crazy.

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Election 2010: GetUp Tony Abbott Mashup

Laurel Papworth

That’s how it works. Only now, we have the long tail of comments: Interesting move – Having women say Tony’s words back to him. I should do one with this quote: “What the housewives of Australia need to understand as they do the ironing is that if they get it done commercially it’s going to go up in price, and their own power bills when they switch the iron on, are going to go up,&# Mr Abbott said. Or respond to your tweet?

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Baby Monkey

Kikolani

The Resources Mashup. 7 Blog Design Tips from a Content Strategist – For blog design, content issues are particularly important to pay attention to, because, fundamentally, the purpose of a blog is to deliver quality content to a strategically defined audience or community. 4 Simple Tools for Creating an Infographic Resume – To spruce up your resume, check out these four tools for creating an infographic CV.

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Vacation Announcement

Kikolani

This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring a shorter resources mashup and vacation announcement. The Resources Mashup. 8 great reasons for private blog groups – great tips on why you should get your writers together, including post promotion and strengthening your community. How to become a faster writer in 12 weeks – a nice 4 step plan and 90 day challenge to help you become a more efficient writer.