Tools & Resources

Most Recommended Resources

Digital Marketing and WordPress Tools to Grow Your Website

The following list are products and services that we use on this site and other properties that we own. This resource page will be updated regularly as we continue to test and get our hands on additional tools so keep it bookmarked (Command + D)!

Web Hosting

Blue Host (shared hosting) – We have many sites running on Blue Host and we can’t rave enough about them. You can’t beat the price and the support has been phenomenal to say the least. Plans start at $3.95/mo!

WP Engine (managed hosting) – If you expand your reach or want the secure feeling of knowing your WordPress site will be proactively watched over, then WP Engine is a great hosting provider for you. Plans start at $35/mo! (3 months free)

Email Marketing

Convert Kit – For online marketers, this easy to use tool is built to communicate, segment and automate your mailing list with easy workflows.

 

Here’s our ConvertKit review for 2019.

WordPress Tools & Services

Theme Forest – Theme Forest has quickly become our favorite marketplaces for premium WordPress themes. The site is filled with many top notch designs from some of the best designers/developers in the WP community.

WP Curve – Get the technical support and peace of mind for your WordPress site. Many of the articles on this site will be for the DIY’ers. But for those needed the extra support or just don’t have the time, WP Curve is a great partner.

SumoMe – A set of fantastic free tools to help grow your website traffic and build out your audience. Includes list builder, heat maps, share buttons and more.

WordPress Tools & Services

Canva – Create professional and modern images for your blog, social media posts and advertisements. We’ve been using Canva now for the past few years and love the tool.

Keyword Research

Uber Suggest – This tool has quickly become one of my favorites for keyword research as well as website audits. This nifty software can help identify room for improvements and guide the direction of your content that will improve your organic reach.

Social Media Management

Buffer – Buffer has been incredibly valuable for many of our sites. You can manage all of your social profiles and schedule communications all within this online platform.

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