“How am I going to start a blog and I don’t even know what to use”. Does that sound familiar? That was me a few months ago, ready to throw in the towel because it’s just so much information on blogging nowadays. But I hung in there, learned from people who I aspire to be, and did the work. I know that all of us love having the tools and resources to succeed but sometimes it can be hard to choose.
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We often get the tools that are recommended from others that we like or look up to because we value their opinion. This is exactly how I gather all of my resources, from research and trusting others that are
Siteground – If you all don’t know, I love Siteground! I did a WHOLE post on them here. They are super affordable, very helpful, and faster than any other web hosting that I know. They truly have the best performance and support!
StudioPress Themes – This is where you can buy things such as the Genesis Framework to have a beautiful website up in no time. Most websites including this one require Genesis Framework, so its good to buy it early on while you can. They also have many beautiful themes to choose from for whichever platform you have chosen.
She Bold Stock – I love to have my blog looking all pretty of course! Who doesn’t? And then again who wants the same old recycled photos on their blog? Not me, so I recently signed up for She Bold with Jasmine and never looked back.
Social Media Automation
Tailwind – If you are a blogger and you haven’t heard of Tailwind, it’s time to dig in. Tailwind helps you grow your Pinterest following on auto pilot with its automation features. This helps you schedule all of your pins to Pinterest and save yourself so much time during the week. You all know we need Pinterest in this blogging world to help us increase our traffic and grow our blog.
Mailerlite – I almost went with Mailchimp until I heard about all that Mailerlite had to offer. I feel as if Mailerlite is designed for bloggers because you can see what topics your subscribers are more into. For example which ebook, training, or worksheet is getting the most attention from your blog. First 1,000 subscribers free and not to mention free landing pages! We love free!
30 Days To Blog Success – This is a great course all around. It teaches you the basics on what blogging is all about and how you can monetize your platform. Taylor shows you how to go from a new blogger to making a FULL-TIME INCOME with your blog. I have started using some of her techniques and already see a change in my blog, which is great! I can wait to implement the rest!
Canva – I always used to wonder when I started “How are their pins on Pinterest coming out so good?” I was super frustrated because my pins were looking crayyyze, okay! Canva helped me turn my crazy pins into click worthy pins in no time. So for all of your graphic design needs, Canva is definitely there to make the process easier.
Share a Sale – I love Shareasale because they offer pay-per-sale, pay-per-lead, and pay-per-click options. They have a whole hub of vendors that you can sign up with and their minimum payout is $50 bucks!
Amazon Associates – Amazon Associates Affiliate Program is great for all bloggers in every niche because they have such a wide variety of items. Amazon is very well known and every item you can think of is on Amazon! Get started today!
Blog / Website Design
Adalaine Design – When I saw this theme I said “This is so me”! And that’s what you want your blog to do…represent you! You want to choose a theme that fits you but also one that fits your audience.
Creative Market –I mainly use Creative Market for their fonts right now. But this is also a great place for graphics, themes, and a lot of cool FREE things to download.