1.) Bluehost: If you’re looking for fast hosting, easy setup, and great customer service, then Bluehost is for you! Super simple to setup for your blog and a 1-step WordPress sync that takes less than 1 minute. You can set up your blog hosting start to finish in 20 minutes or less. Check out our article on how to start a blog in 20 minutes to see the value of Bluehost and here’s Jenn’s video walk-through for an easy, step-by-step guide to getting it done…. super easy!
2.) WordPress: An easy, must-have blogging solution. Highly recommended for your blog and if you’re serious about blogging as a business and making your mark in the blogosphere, then get your self-hosted blog through WordPress.
3.) Making Sense of Affiliate Marketing: Learn how to make up to $50,000 per month (or more) from affiliate marketing with your blog. I’ve gone through the course and made almost 1000% more income the following month!
4.) Convertkit: a newsletter solution for newbies! So easy and a very organized setup. Create sequences, broadcast emails, and more. I have used a few newletter/email autoresponders in the past and you almost need a degree in coding to be able to use some of them. Convert kit grows with you and allows you to move your valued followers from list to list as they grow with you. Very affordable and a total must have!
5.) Pexels: great for free stock photos. They get updated regularly so you’ll never get bored. Great for your blog, newsletter, and more!
6.) Motion Mail App: there is a free and paid option. Use it as a countdown timer for your promos and expiring offers.
7.) Tailwind: The key to crazy traffic from social media. Check out my video walk through to see how your traffic can explode. Free trial.
8.) Crowdfire: a cool little app to grow your Twitter followers like crazy. Did I mention it’s free?
10.) Canva: awesome graphic design tool that you can use to make Facebook board covers, Pinterest pins, Ebook covers, and more! Free.