Best Resources for Bloggers
(What I personally Use)
While Strategy, plan and focus are the #1 factor for success online but right tools can heavily influence it as well.
If you are new to blogging and not sure what you need to help you grow and monetize your blog? These programs, tools and sites are all that save me time and help growing my blog as well.
Domain and Hosting
Godaddy is reliable domain registrar in online market place, you can register domain as low as .99$ or 99 cents. They provide extra features such as SSL certificate, Dedicated IP, Site Backup and much more. If you are just getting start with new blog, no need to buy extra add-ons.
Bluehost is all I use for my blogs. They provide 99.99% uptime servers, amazing customer support and help you install wordpress. You can start as low as 3.25$/month hosting plan if you are just getting start with blog with free .com domain.
Plugins and Themes
I am using Genesis Framework with Brunch Pro theme on Envlovery.com. The themes are optimized for conversion and speed while giving you the tools you need to run your marketing fast and easy.
These themes are recommended for advance level bloggers. You can build beautiful landing pages and custom pages with Thrive Architect. Create custom style widgets with “Clever widgets” in sidebar. Build complete Email Marketing funnel with “Thrive Lead” plugin.
The best affiliate links management tool for wordpress. With this tool, you can organize, track and redirect affiliate links clicks. This is one of these plugins you should install on day 1 of your site so management becomes much easier.
ConvertKit is powerful email marketing tool allow you to create stunning landing pages, best Optin forms for your blog. You can get one month free trail with this link.
Mailshake is my all in one Email automation tool. It handle outreach campaigns, comes with tons of premade guest blogging templates. It let you schedule your emails, allow you to send auto emails to prospects and find valid website email or contact address.
Board booster is my all time favorite scheduling tool for Pinterest. For just .1$ per pin, it allow you to schedule pins to group boards. Moreover app chooses a pin from one of my boards and repins it to the same board. This updates my boards and gets my pins shown in Pinterest’s Smart Feed.