Hosting and Domains
GoDaddy is the world’s number one domain registrar. Their affordable prices and outstanding customer service make them a great choice for those on a budget and/or starting out in the blogging world.
Bluehost is a great hosting and domain company that offers 1-click WordPress installations, guided tutorials, and a 30-day money back guarantee. With the purchase of WordPress hosting you also receive a free domain name and a free SSL certificate for your website!
HostGator offers a variety of packages and products including shared, optimized WordPress, cloud hosting and more. They also assist with migrating existing websites from other hosts for new customers at no charge, and they have a 45-day money back guarantee!
PicMonkey is one of the most popular free online photos editing websites. Use this website to edit blog images, edit social media images, and create web graphics for your blog or business.
Photoshop is an Adobe photo editing software. It is ideal for bloggers who create a lot of graphics for their website and/or social media. Though the program is not free, you may use their 30 free trial to see if the program is right for you.
Canva is a photo and graphics design editing website. They provide in-depth tutorials to using their software. Their website is free to use but you may unlock more features by signing up for their monthly subscription service.
Stock Images and Graphics
Styled Stock Society is one of our personal favorites. SSS offers a monthly stock image subscription. Her collection includes a variety of photo themes and settings geared towards feminine brands.
Creative Market is a great source for fonts, graphics, textures, and stock images for bloggers and creatives. They also offer 6 exclusive freebies on a weekly basis to their newsletter subscribers.
Unsplash is an online community that offers over 200,000 free high-resolution stock images. Joining is completely free and the best part is you can do whatever you want with the photos!
Build a Framework is an e-book and course that shows you the in and outs of running a successful blog. She teaches you how to monetize your site, build relationships, use SEO, and create awesome content!
How to Blog Pretty is an e-book from Blog Pixie (Flip & Style). This book goes over how to style and market your blog, how to master the flat lay, how to grow your social media following, plus much more!
On our blog, we offer tips and tricks on how to better improve your blog and/or business. From SEO tips, to free blog resources like themes and icons we think you’ll find something just right for you.
Social Media Scheduling
Planoly is an Instagram scheduling app. Their drag and drop grid feature makes it ideal for designing the perfect theme for your Instagram account all before publishing it for the world to see.
Tailwind is a Pinterest and Instagram scheduling app. Use their drag and drop calendar to schedule out posts for Pinterest and Instagram. Use their 30-day free trial to test out all their awesome features.
Hootsuite is a social media scheduling app that allows you to auto schedule, bulk schedule, and set up a content calendar for your social networks. What’s even more awesome is that you may use their free plan to schedule on three social platforms!
MailChimp is an email marketing solution perfect for bloggers and small business owners. Their easy to use drag and drop template designer makes it quick and easy to design and send an email campaign.
ConvertKit is a user-friendly email marketing platform for professional bloggers. ConvertKit has over 35 integrations including WooCommerce, LeadPages, Gravity Forms, GumRoad and much more. Their easy to install WordPress plugin makes it all the more convenient.
Benchmark is an email marketing app. Their easy to use email designer allows you to create beaultiful templates that are mobile responsive. It’s free to sign up and you may send email campaigns to up to 2,000 people for free!