50 helpful tools & resources for your blog

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Today I’m putting together a big list of blogging tools and resources that I recommend. I’ve personally tried all of these and I’m recommending them to you because I’ve had great results! Pin or bookmark this page if you can, because I’ll be updating it whenever I can!

50+ helpful tools and resources for your blog

    Blog Setup

  1. SiteGround – For blog hosting, I recommend SiteGround, which I currently use on my personal blog. They have affordable plans, fast support, and great service!
  2. Big Scoots – Big Scoots, where this blog is currently hosted, offers premium hosting for your blog. What I love most about them is they are a smaller company, so their support is quick and their service is amazing!
  3. Name.com – Name.com is my favorite domain registrar! They have a crazy simple, easy to use interface and they offer free domain privacy with the code PRIVACYPLEASE.
  4. Blog Themes

  5. Genesis Framework – Genesis is a base theme for WordPress that is widely used to build other themes (aka Child Themes). What I love about it, is that the developers stay on top of the latest standards and trends, so my theme base will always be compliant and up to date. I’ve been using Genesis for years and I love it!
  6. 17th Avenue Designs – 17th Avenue is probably my favorite Genesis theme shop! These themes are so stylish and there are so many to choose from.
  7. Restored 316 Designs – My other favorite Genesis theme shop! Lauren is an expert theme developer and her themes are very well build.
  8. Solopine – I wanted to give you an option that didn’t require Genesis, so I recommend Solopine!
  9. Social Media Management

  10. SmarterQueue
  11. CoSchedule
  12. Buffer
  13. HiPlay (for Buffer)
  14. TweetDeck (for Twitter)
  15. Tailwind (for Pinterest)
  16. BoardBooster (for Pinterest)
  17. WordPress Plugins

  18. Jetpack
  19. Akismet
  20. Pretty Links
  21. Disqus
  22. Social Warfare
  23. Regenerate Thumbnails
  24. Graphic Design & Photo Editing

  25. Photoshop
  26. Canva
  27. Lightroom
  28. ResizeImage.net
  29. Photos, Fonts, & Graphics

  30. Unsplash
  31. Giphy
  32. Creative Market
  33. Organization & Productivity

  34. Wunderlist
  35. Trello
  36. Evernote
  37. Dropbox
  38. Airtable
  39. FocusKeeper App
  40. Email Marketing

  41. MailerLite
  42. ConvertKit
  43. Mailchimp
  44. News & RSS

  45. Bloglovin
  46. Feedly
  47. Google News
  48. Research

  49. Google Keyword Planner
  50. Google Search Console
  51. Google Trends
  52. Google Analytics
  53. Communities

  54. Boss Girl Bloggers
  55. Dare to Blog
  56. Bloggers Like Me
  57. The Smart Passive Income Community
  58. Books

  59. Blog, Inc.
  60. Lifestyle Blogging Basics
  61. How to make money blogging

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