Your Tools And Resources Page
There are so many blogging tools and resources scattered all over the internet. This makes it hard for you who's starting out to know which are good and which ones are not. I know people are always interested in the tools and resources professionals use on their blogs, that's why I created this page to list all the blogging tools and resources that I use and recommend
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Hosting And Domain Name
Hosting - Bluehost
My website is hosted on Bluehost. It is a hosting platform which you can use to host your WordPress website (Self-Hosted WordPress). It is one of the 20 largest web hosts, hosting well over 2 million websites. If you decide to buy through my link, you will buy at a special pricing of $2.95 instead of the regular $7.95. click here to check them out..
Domain Name - Namecheap
Namecheap is a leading domains name registrar founded in 2000 with over 10 million domains registered. I am currently using namecheap for all my domain name needs. I have lots of domains with them because their services are great their support is top notch and they have low priced domains. Here'a my link incase you want to check them out.
Landing Pages - Thrive Architect
Thrive leads is one of the most powerful lead generation plugins for WordPress: All the beautiful looking forms on this website were built with it. Lead generation is one of the most important strategies that no blogger or online marketer should ignore since emails are considered assets in today's online business environment. click here
Thrive quiz builder
Thrive quiz builder is a WordPress plugin created by thrive themes that lets you create quizzes on your website. Most of the quizzes on this website are built with the plugin. You might not know it, but adding quizzes to your website is a great way of attracting and engaging your website audience while growing your list. click here
Thrive membership comes with a powerful suite of simple-to-use WordPress marketing tools for businesses, bloggers, and entrepreneurs to grow their business and boost their conversions.This is a subscription model where you subscribe for 19/month and will be given unlimited access to all the Thrive plugins and themes. It's much cheaper to get the thrive membership than to get individual plugins or themes but it depends on your needs and preferences. click here
If you're looking for an easy solution to manage all your 301 redirects and monitor 404 errors, then redirection by John Godley is the answer. When I moved my blog from blogger to WordPress, this plugin helped me get rid of those ugly blogger URLs by redirecting them to new URLs. Download here for free
Proof Reading and Editing
Grammarly is a free grammar, punctuation and spelling checker tool.The premium version helps you extensively check your grammar , and vocabulary I’ve been using the premium version of grammarly since I started blogging and I've not been able to find a tool that beats this. This post was proofread by grammarly
Keyword Research Tools
Long Tail Pro
Long Tail Pro has been rated one of the best keyword research tools. Why? The KC (keyword competitiveness) score that Long Tail Pro provides is one of the best in the industry. It let’s you know which keywords you should target first. I Use Long Tail Pro’s step-by-step system to discover thousands of profitable, targeted keywords and calculate Keyword Competitiveness for almost any niche. Click on this link to get 30% off the regular price.
Press Releases are the industry standard for high quality white hat SEO. Thehoth will take your business or an event and turn it into a high quality article called a Press Release. They will seed this article through multiple, high quality news distribution channels including the Associated Press, Lexis Nexis, Comtex & more. Hundreds of news outlets will pick up your press release and publish it on their site resulting in a multitude of high quality, diverse links from very authoritative, real news sites.
Other SEO Tools
Seo group buy tools
SEO group buys tools are specifically for newbies in the SEO world that cannot afford to pay for advance and very expensive SEO tools. You can get SEO tools for free, but they are usually not as effective as the high-priced but very effective tools. As a way of ensuring that those new to SEO can also afford premium tools for their search engine optimization work, they are given the opportunity to buy the tools under special arrangement... I use this service for achieving top search engine ranking, check it out here... or click on the image
Screen Capture Tool
Task Management Tool
Trello is a project management tool that makes project management and collaboration easy. Mindy and I use this tool to organize our podcasting project. I created the content calendar of this blog using Trello. My students use it as an assignment submission tool. This tool is simply the best. create an account here or click on the image.
Listening And Monitoring Tool
According to Goggle creator of Google Alerts, It is a completely free tool to monitor the web for interesting new content. I use it to monitor brand mentions of my website, new posts for blog commenting and new questions from quora. This helps me stay ahead of my quora and blog commenting strategy. Check it out here or click on the image.
Social Media Scheduling
Pinterest Scheduling- Tailwind
Instagram Scheduling - Tailwind
Royalty Free Image Websites
stocksnap.io is a free photo website that I use, All photos on StockSnap have been released under Creative Commons - CC0. This license allows you to download, copy, modify, and distribute the photos, even for commercial purposes, all without asking permission.
Burst is a free stock photo platform that is powered by Shopify. Their image library includes thousands of high-resolution, royalty-free images that are shot by a community of photographers. All their photos are free for commercial use with no attribution required
Reshot is a royalty free image website. Reshot grants you an irrevocable, nonexclusive copyright license to download, copy, modify, distribute, perform, and use photos from Reshot for free, including for commercial purposes, without permission from or attributing the photographer or Reshot.
Traffic Generation Tools
Viral Content Bee
Viral Content Bee allows you to get Facebook Likes, pinterest repins and Tweets from established social media accounts that are primarily outside of your normal social media channels. This keep the sharing organic and gives your content REAL social signals! Not only does Google love these types of signals, but it also means more eyeballs on your content.
A1B.in is a free social networking portal, bringing bloggers across the world together to help each other improve their blog traffic.
A1B.in is the platform designed for a successful blogging career.Get started Now.
Pinterest - Communities
pinterest comunities is a great place to participate and help others learn by sharing ideas about a common interest while strategically promoting your stuff. Think of Pinterest communities like you would facebook groups. Traffic goldmine!
Facebook groups are used to bring together people with a common interest for the purpose of communicating, sharing news, and collaborating. Great for generating traffic. Here's a list of 20 best groups you can join today and start increasing your traffic.
Thank you so much for visiting this page. This is not the complete list of all the tools and resources I use. Check back later for a complete list.