The Ultimate Blogging Tools for 2018
The Best Tools for a Blogger in 2018
Now I know how it feels to jump right into something new with absolutely no prior knowledge. It can definetly be overwhelming at first. Maybe you’re trying to learn so much at once that you end up lost not learning anything at all. I’m here to make that a bit easier for you. I want to give you the some of the best resources I have tried and found online. When I first jumped into blogging I read and looked through so many helpful articles on Pinterest like this one, so I wanted to provide one for you as well.
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There are so so so many domain sites to chose from when it comes to Domains but not many offer you this. Free domains, Free web hosting for 1 year! I know when I started blogging I didn’t have funds to pay big money for some of the more popular domain options so this is a great resource if you’re on a low budget. Check them out HERE
2. WP Engine
Now if you haven’t found someone to host your site or aren’t happy with the one you have WP Engine is one of the BEST hosts out there. If your looking to get professional, fast service then this would be a great option. When I spoke to one of their team members they replied within seconds and answered all my questions. They have 5 different hosting plans to choose from and are known for their fast reliable sites. Their plans offer risk-free service for up to 60 days. Check out their plans HERE
This tool is an absolute LIFESAVER when it comes to blogging or any kind of writing. I was hesitant to try it at first but once I gave in, it’s changed me to be a better writer. It’s a FREE tool that corrects your words, punctuations etc. It’s like grammar heaven. The cool thing is you could use it on social media sites too, like Facebook. Grammarly also has a paid version with vocabulary enhancement suggestions, plagiarism detector and so much more! The best part for me is that it comes with a Chrome plugin.
I was introduced to this site earlier this year and woah did I discover a whole new world of freelance services. Fiverr offers anything from virtual assistants, programmers, techs, people that will make templates, logos, edit your videos, websites, themes etc. You can find so much starting as low as only $5, hence the name Fiverr. I’ve gotten logos done and there’s so much great work to choose from. Seriously love it, check out Fiverr HERE
4. Pic Monkey
Pic Monkey lets you customize your photos, edit, is great to create graphic designs and create images with the amazing tools they provide. You can start a FREE TRIAL with them today.
Now many may not see this as important and i’m sure you can run your blog/business from your phone but having a laptop or desktop makes it so much easier! There are many sites and open pages you will need to use at once and tabs you will need to have open when you are blogging or running your online business, laptops/desktops could make your job so much easier not to mention all the storage you need to save all the important files. Check out the one I’m currently using HERE
6. Start making money fast!
Now if you’re like me, I’d like to see some money for my efforts. Now don’t get me wrong I absolutely love blogging but who doesn’t like getting paid for doing what they love right? The best way to make money online is through affiliates. Getting affiliate sales can be an “iffy” thing. Sometimes you may need a strategy in order to get a sale. That’s where Eden comes in, she has an amazing course called How to Make Your First Affiliate Sale in 24 Hours this course will do as it says it will give you the tools to get you to start making affiliate sales. This course has amazing reviews and everyone literally swears by it, it’s helped so many people get their affiliate sales going going going $ if you know what I mean. Make sure to check out this course, it’s an investment you will be happy you made. The reviews alone had me sold!
Get 2018 in order.
As an entrepreneur, business owner and/or blogger you need to get your head in the game. I’m a big visual person and love to have things scheduled out in front of me it makes my life so much easier. If your like me or just love a good yearly planner check out this awesome Slay Your Goals Planner
Let’s talk about Tailwind, this beautiful site helps you pin to your Pinterest 24/7 if you’d wish to. You can schedule pins weeks in advance. Now if you are a blogger you know that Pinterest tends to be the #1 source of visitors to your site and Pinterest loves having high engagement on their site.
Meaning you’d have to pin at least 80 pins a day, (a mis of your pins and other peoples pins). We all know how much time that would take and if you are a busy person it can become impossible, well that’s where Tailwind comes in for the rescue. Not to mention they have Tailwind tribes, sorta like Pinterest Groups, so you just stay active in the tribes, share your pins and share others pins in there as well. Seriously check them out, you can even try them for FREE for 30 days.
Alright so that’s pretty much it for now. Let me know in the comments what your favorite app or site is and if you use any of the above, I’d love to hear from you! If you are a blogger or business owner check out my blog on The Best Facebook Groups To Help Your Business Grow