RECOMMENDATIONS

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I am providing this resource page. It provides the tools I use on this blog along with others I feel that may be a good fit for you on your blogging journey.

Books & Courses

Blog by Number –  This course provides a step by step approach to starting a blog. It is the course I used to start this blog from scratch.

Building A Framework: The Ultimate Blogging Handbook – This ebook provides insight into how Abby Lawson turned her blog into a 6 figure blog in 2 years.  It was my source for understanding the details behind blogging.

Making Sense of Affiliate Marketing – Michelle Schroeder-Gardner earns over $50,000 a month with affiliate marketing.  In her course, she shares ways and tips to incorporate affiliate marketing in your blog. I highly recommend this book when getting started with affiliate marketing. It was my go to source for this blog.

Blog Hosting

Siteground – This is the hosting company used on this blog. Their service has been reliable. When I needed their assistance, excellent customer service was provided.

Bluehost – This is another hosting company. It is used by many bloggers.  Founded in 2003, they power over +2M websites over the world.

Email Marketing Tools

Mailchimp – This marketing tool offers a free plan for your marketing needs. Under this plan, you can send 12,000 emails per month when you have 2000 or less subscribers. This is the plan I use. Know that paid plans are available for your marketing needs if you desire or need a little more.

Convertkit – This marketing tool is used by many bloggers. It was built by bloggers to help with the growth of your online business.

Blog Graphic Tools

Canva – This blogging tool offers free and paid templates, images and more.  This is included with the free version.  You can unlock even more functionality with the paid version. I have been enjoying the ease of using this tool for my graphic design.

Picmonkey – It is a photo editor that many bloggers use. Both free and paid versions are available.

Blog Schedulers

Boardbooster – It is a pinning scheduler which have a variety of  plans to choose from. Many bloggers opt to use it as their go to service including this site.

Tailwind – It is an Official Pinterest Marketing Development Partner. It is another option for a pinning scheduler.