Essential Blogging Tools Every Blogger Needs
These are the tools I use to run my blog, including all of the behind the scenes apps and tech. Free trials bonuses are given to your where ever I can!
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1. A Reliable Webhost
I use SiteGround to host BeautyIsCrueltyFree, you can use this link to get my 60% off discount.
2. A Secure, Beautiful Theme
My theme is from BluChic. They have absolutely gorgeous themes! Other fantastic options: StudioPress and Pretty Darn Cute.
3. A Strong Automation Tool
I use Tailwind to automate my Pinterest & schedule and plan my Instagram.
It saves me a ton of time and helps bring in a ton of traffic!
Try it free here.
4. A Top-Notch Email Service Provider
MailerLite is free up to 1000 subscribers. You can easily create landing pages and opt-in forms to collect subscribers and easily send and track campaigns (newsletters). If you have more subscribers than 1000, plans start at $10. This link gives you a $20 credit for when you upgrade.
5. A Spell Check App
Grammarly is a must for any blogger! It is a free tool that catches your spelling and grammar mistakes as you type.
6. A Few Good Affiliate Networks & Programs
Awin is an affiliate marketing network with thousands of high-paying affiliate programs. It costs just $5 to sign up (which you get back once approved), then you join affiliate programs, work with brands, and get paid.
ShareaSale – Once you are a member, you can join the affiliate programs of thousands of brands. I love this one because it makes joining and keeping track of several affiliate programs super easy. They have a handy tool to build collections of products that you can then add to your website as well.
Garden Tower Project
Himalayan Salt Shop
7. A Blog Planner
Get your free copy of my Blog Planner to help you create and market your blog!
7. Stock Photos
Check out this list of 37+ Places To Find Free Stock Photos!