Kristi Hines

Kristi Hines - Freelancer

Freelance Writer

  • Location Peoria, AZ, United States
  • Local time 01:56 PM
  • Experience 5 years

Thanks for visiting my Coworks profile! As you may have noticed, I am a freelance writer and professional blogger who has been covering business and online marketing topics since 2008.

After establishing my blog Kikolani, I began to expand my reach by contributing popular online publications including Search Engine Journal, Search Engine Watch, and Social Media Examiner. Around the same time, I entered the world of freelance writing and started working with awesome companies including KISSmetrics, Sprout Social, and Unbounce.

Since then, I've had the pleasure of helping many more amazing companies with content development including American Express, Bigcommerce, Capital One, CrazyEgg, Digital Marketer, FreshBooks, HubSpot, iAcquire, and SumAll. My freelance writing portfolio contains over 1,000 articles that have generated over 700k social shares.

In addition to developing content, I have an audience of over 100k fans and followers across Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, and Pinterest. This allows me to distribute the content I create for clients to help them reach new audiences and grow awareness for their businesses, products, and services.

I have also completed the following programs and training.

* Hootsuite Certified Social Media Consultant, 2015
* Digital Marketer Customer Acquisition Specialist, 2015
* Digital Marketer Content Marketing Mastery, 2015
* Google Analytics Qualified Individual, 2015
* HubSpot Inbound Marketing Certification, 2014
* Copyblogger Certified Content Marketer, 2014

Want to learn more about how I can help you create blog content, ebooks, and lead magnets or simply learn why you need them in the first place? Be sure to contact me via email info@kristihines.com or visit kristihines.com for more information about my services.

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Kristi Hines' Skills

  • blogging
  • content development
  • content marketing
  • content writing
  • ebook writing
  • lead magnet development
  • search engine marketing
  • search engine optimization
  • social media marketing
  • writing
  • Content Writer
  • Digital Marketing Specialist

Kristi Hines' Portfolio

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KISSmetrics
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FreshBooks
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Social Media Examiner
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Search Engine Watch
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SumAll
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Hiveage
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HubSpot
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Moz
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Post Planner
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Content Marketing Institute
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Sprout Social
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CoSchedule

Recommendations for Kristi Hines

★ Dr. Karen Jacobson ★ High Performance Strategist

★ Dr. Karen Jacobson ★ High Performance Strategist

SPEAKER • Trainer• Author • NLP & Timeline Therapy (TM) • Hypnotherapy• Wellness Expert

I hired Kristi Hines to redesign my website as well as help me with the different account in my social media portfolio. I found her extremely creative and knowledgeable. She has set up my entire portfolio and her work has moved my ranking up to page one on Google! I have since recommended her to other individuals who were extremely pleased with her talent and ability. I recommend her to all!

Sherry Anshara

Sherry Anshara

The Consciousness Expert / Founder, QuantumPathic Center of Consciousness and Founder, Blended Healthcare Consortium

Kristi is the optimum professional, she understood what our organization required for our website. I highly recommend her services. Any size business, small, medium or large that hires Kristi can expect the best results! She knows what she is doing!!!

Hesham Zebida

Hesham Zebida

Founder of FamousBloggers.net

I know Kristi for a while now, I always admire her work and great support. She helped me on solving a lot of problem by following her great advice, I recommend her %100 as a trusted person and known name in the social media world. If you are seeking a networking or a social media advice, then Kristi is the right person!

Asif Irtiza Hussain

Asif Irtiza Hussain

MBA Student at IBA-JU

I really like Kristi's blog Kikolani. The blog really stands in its category and it really helps you to understand blog marketing and social media better. I am also a big fan of her Fetching Friday series which works as a great resource. Keep up the good work Kristi.

Mark Thompson

Mark Thompson

CEO at Digital Kickstart

Kristi has proven to be a valuable asset and contributor for the StayOnSearch blog. She is extremely knowledgeable in the Internet Marketing industry and enjoys sharing her expertise with the StayOnSearch readership. Through her excellent writing skills and knowledge, she has become a key ingredient in the growth of the SOS readership over the past year. I look forward to continuing our relationship and highly recommend blog owners and potential Internet Marketing clients to utilize her expertise.

Steven Aitchison

Steven Aitchison

UKs No1 Personal Development Blogger

Kristi is one of the best web strategists out there at the moment. The information she provides on her blog, twitter and facebook is always high quality. She is one of the few writers I take advice from as I know her research and information will always take me that step further in my business. I would recommend Kristi's writing, social media strategies to anyone. Thank you for being a great support to my business Kristi.

Andrew Rondeau

Andrew Rondeau

WordPress Blogging / Website Consultant for small businesses

Kristi is an honest individual who has a sincere desire to help you succeed. If you're looking for quality service and advice from a competent internet professional, look no further than Kristi.

Are Morch

Are Morch

★ Helping Hotels Flourish with Social Media ★ Social Media Manager ★ Speaker ★ aremorch.com

Kristi provide some outstanding SEO tips for blogs. With her new ebook - Blog Post Promotion - The Ultimate Guide she has given bloggers a valuable gift that will help them grow their blogs. I highly recommend Kristi's ebook.

Gail Gardner

Gail Gardner

Freelance Writer; Small Business Marketing Strategist

Every time I mention Kristi in a blog post, several people comment that she is their favorite blogger in our niche. Few are as knowledgeable about blogging and social media or as willing to assist others as Kristi. Watching what she does and collaboratively IMing with her five days a week has greatly increased my own success. I am honored to count Kristi among my closest and most trusted collaborators.

Rana Shahbaz

Rana Shahbaz

Internet Marketing Consultant

Kristi is the blogging Queen. Her knowledge and skills about blogging, social media & personal development is outstanding. She writes great blog posts on these topics, if you are really serious about learning and keeping up to date with blogging, social media and personal development. I would highly recommend visiting her blog and following her on Twitter.

Jimmy Rooney

Jimmy Rooney

Yellow Cab Driver | Freelance Photographer

Kristi was very helpful in helping me with things while getting my blog started. I've always referenced her blog, Kikolani, when needing help with my own site, and when I attempted to reach out to her personally she went above and beyond sharing her knowledge with me. Very very helpful and knowledgeable!!

Vicki Greer

Vicki Greer

Russ Lyon Sotheby's International​ Realty​

Because I was extremely impressed with Kristi's online presence, I contacted Kristi to see if she was available to Blog for the Company I work for, I was equally impressed with her upon further communication. Kristi willingly gave of her time and expertise to answer both professional and personal questions related to her business. I confidently recommend Kristi for her High level of expertise about blogging, social media, and online marketing. --

Cindy King

Cindy King

Director of Editorial at Social Media Examiner ★ Social Media for Business ★ International Stories Podcast

Kristi is simply the best writer I've worked with. Not only is she professional but she's a pleasure to work with. Kristi has a very deep understanding of online content marketing and social media networking. So in addition to writing great articles, she helps you get great visibility for her articles. Plus Kristi has a solid technical background and takes the extra step to make it easy to publish her articles. I always look forward to working with her and highly recommend Kristi without any hesitation.

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Kristi is simply a brilliant writer and social media marketer. What more needs to be said? Her excellent work really does speak for itself. I strongly recommend Kristi for any writing project. She'll dig in deep, make it all sounds so easy and will work very hard to get the job done right.

Gail Gardner

Gail Gardner

Freelance Writer; Small Business Marketing Strategist

Kristi is the most talented blog outreach specialist I have ever known. From her advanced keyword research abilities to the quality of her copywriting to her skill at formatting blog posts to make them more readable, Kristi's blog posts are so exceptional that I give her author access and free rein in all my blogs - and encourage other bloggers to do the same. Kristi is so well known and loved across the blogging community and especially in the CommentLuv community that she can accomplish far more for any client than anyone else I know.

Oli Gardner

Oli Gardner

Co-founder at Unbounce

Kristi is by far the most talented writer that Unbounce contracts for creating content for our business blog. Her posts consistently outperform others, and her ability to create buzz and social reach really helps to help spread our brand. She will remain our go to writer on an on going basis and would recommend her to anyone seeking an expert writer and social media maven (as long as it doesn't stop her writing as much awesome content for us :). Top notch.

Ruan Oosthuizen

Ruan Oosthuizen

Founder & Search Engine Marketing Consultant at Search Vector Media

Working with Kristi has been an absolute pleasure since the very beginning. She is very organised and always willing to lend a helping hand when needed. As a fellow freelance writer and professional blogger, if I should ever need to, I'd take Kristi and her expertise with me to "writing war" any day of the week!

Sharel Omer

Sharel Omer

CEO & Co-Founder at Commun.it

Kristi is a professional marketing consultant, and a talented writer, who helped with the promotion of Commun.it on several levels both as a writer and a marketing professional. Our shared work gain access to our startup and positioned us for success in the Twitter world.

Henry Min

Henry Min

Entrepreneur - Product. Previously, Founder/CEO @Nestivity merged w/@Adly Apr 14'

Kristi is a priceless member of my companies own community of users and customers. Kristi is sharp, savvy, and a natural leader. With very to little information, she figured things out very quickly, and just ran with it. For Nestivity, Kristi was a member of my early BETA access tier or users to help test and give Nestivity feedback. She was integral to our launch success, and she naturally helped promote our software value to her audience. I will always welcome Kristi's input on all future initiatives.

Leo Widrich

Leo Widrich

COO/Co-founder at Buffer

Out of all articles published about Buffer around the web, those that were written by Kirsti were amongst the most genuine and best converting ever. I can't recommend Kristi enough, she does brand evangelism and promotions on Guy Kawasaki level.

Alexandra Shkalikova

Alexandra Shkalikova

Marketing professional

Kristi is amazing! She's been a great help when we had to promote WebMeUp at early stage. And we hope to continue working on more projects :)

Brandon Schaefer

Brandon Schaefer

CEO at MyVirtualSalesForce.com

Kristi is an absolutely phenomenal resource for social media information. I have come to really appreciate the interaction I have with Kristi in the Social Media Examiner LinkedIn Group. Kristi is always willing to answer questions and help. I highly recommend you engage in conversation with Kristi through one of her many social media outlets.

Neil Patel

Neil Patel

Co-Founder at Crazy Egg & KISSmetrics | Join my LinkedIn group Marketing Leaders of America

I've worked with hundreds of freelance writers at KISSmetrics and Kristi is one of the best writers we hired. She is so good that we pay her to write for us, even though we don't pay any of our other writers. We do this because the quality of the content she produces provides much higher return. Her content has been read by more people, shared by more people, and driven more leads than any other writer we have worked with. Her rates are well worth it and if you are looking to hire a writer, you should reach out to Kristi.

Donald Cowper

Donald Cowper

Head of Content Marketing at ClearFit

I loved working with Kristi. Everything she produced for me was not only of the highest quality but also did what it was supposed -- engage readers and drive traffic. She's the consummate expert who gets results!

Brian Honigman

Brian Honigman

Content Marketing Consultant | CEO of Honigman Media | WSJ & Forbes Contributor | Adjunct Professor at NYU

Kristi was one of the first people I reached out to when deciding to start my own business because she's become such a prolific voice in the tech, marketing and business space in little time. She responded right away with great insights and I can't thank her enough for being such a kind, open and knowledgeable resource. She's written for the best business, marketing and technology blogs online because she's talented beyond her years and still has so much more ahead of her. If you're looking for a freelance writer, professional blogger or ghost writer, you won't find a better professional to partner with then Kristi.

Danny Schreiber

Danny Schreiber

Marketer at Zapier

Kristi is one of the most versatile writers I've worked with as an editor. She's super friendly and a great communicator—we set up everything through email very smoothly. She also has a strong social media presence, which to our delight, she not only has shared her work from our blog but other articles, too, going beyond our expectations.

Nathalie Lussier

Nathalie Lussier

Founder at AmbitionAlly.com

Kristi researched, penned, and designed one of the most widely shared blog posts on our site at AmbitionAlly.com. She was a pleasure to work with, she got the vision for the article we wanted to publish, and she delivered incredible results. Her post still gets lots of traffic, and it has directly led to more sales as a result. I highly recommend working with Kristi as your writer, she's super talented and knows her stuff.

Kyle McDonald

Kyle McDonald

Project Coordinator at Riverbed Marketing

11 out of 10 for Kristi! Kristi delivered extremely high quality, researched and detailed content on time. I highly recommend Kristi to anyone that is in need of a high calibre writer. Kristi worked within our time frame and made sure that all feedback was acknowledged and actioned where needed. The level of communication that Kristi provides is second to none, a rare find with freelance writers.

Matt Boyd

Matt Boyd

Co-Founder at Sqwiggle

Kristi is an amazing writer and a delight to work with. She's always on time with her deadlines and when I need a piece that's incredibly well calculated and drives lots of clicks, Kristi is the person I go to. She's fantastic!

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