Resources

Tools and resources I have used to earn over $1000 and more each month from my business and blog.

WEBSITE


WordPress.org - Is Content Management System which allows you to be able to log in and make changes to your site without knowing much code.
Bluehost - This is a great and quite cheap option for just starting your site. I’ve used them for years with clients, and they are an overall great company. If you’re looking for a step-by-step tutorial on How to Start A Blog Less Than 15 Minutes.
Bluchic - is an amazing resource for WordPress templates. Gorgeous and femine design and so easy to use and customize. I chose it because it had landing pages and call-to-action widgets and so many other options. Exactly what I was looking for!

E-BOOKS & ONLINE TRAINING


How to start a blog less than 15 minutes - This resource is directly from us and will help you get started with a blog if you’re just starting out.
How to create sales funnel that make you money when you sleep - This resource is directly from us and will help you get started making sales when you sleep.
Building a Framework - a great eBook outlining how Abby, took her hobby blog to 6 figures in two years!
Blog Beautiful: 50 Tips + Tricks to Make Your Blog Glow! - This 178-page book (instant download) is more than just a book with a list of tips. It’s a self-paced course with a checklist, worksheets, and tutorials that are meant to hold your hand every step of the way from blog ugly to blog lovely.
Your First Affiliate Sale In 24 Hours - step-by-step guide I will show you exactly how you can make first affiliate sale in less than 24 hours using Pinterest so you can start making sales today rather than months from now.
Make First Affiliate Sale - free email course that help you create a successful affiliate marketing strategy from the beginning and learn how to make a passive income with your blog.

EQUIPMENT


iMac & MacBook - great equipment is the best computer to run a business from because of the amazing programs it comes with like iMovie, Garageband, and Quicktime.
Logitech C920 Webcam - great way to record for videos for youtube channel
Blue Yeti Microphone – for recording voice to youtube videos, general videos or my courses materials
Arkon iPhone Tripod - good option for using iPhone to record some quick videos or taking photos


SALES


WooCommerce - If you already have a WordPress site and just want to add the eCommerce functionality to it, WooCommerce is the way to go! This site uses WooCommerce for theme purchases and works wonderfully!
Teachable - If you want to create and sell online courses, this is the software to use!
SendOwl – Is a great and super simple way for selling ebooks and also promote them via creating own affiliate program.

SOCIAL &  EMAIL MARKETING

Buffer – great option for scheduling whole week posts for the Facebook profile, Facebook page, and Twitter account. Is free and easy to use. And the premium price is only $10 which can you connect more accounts even Pinterest or Instagram.
Boardbooster – is the best tool for scheduling pins to Pinterest account, and it’s free up to 100 pins per month. The premium plan starts from $5 per 500 pins/per month.
Gramblr – is free computer app to schedule photos to your Instagram account from your computer, not phone. Great, easy to use and free. Just download and use it!
Mailerlite – best email marketing software I’ve ever used. It’s free up to 1000 emails, has automation and workflow feature. And also is easy to create great and simple landing page for collect emails from clients or your blog readers.

PHOTO EDITING / VIDEO


Canva - This is another great free online tool for image editing as well as graphic creation.
AfterLight - This is an iPhone app that is great for editing images on the go.
A Color Story - This is another iPhone app that is great for editing images on the go by the lovely ladies at A Beautiful Mess. This one is my favorite of the bunch and one I use all the time!
Loom - A helpful (and free!) tool for screen recording + sending videos. Great to use when collaborating with others and you’d just prefer to leave a video memo instead of writing out all your thoughts.

SITE STATISTICS & SEO


Google Analytics - This is a must have. The moment you create your site, you should install this onto your site so you can track the traffic coming to your site. Here is how to install it onto your site.
Google Webmasters - This is a great tool to learn how to track your site's search performance. I advise that you set this up at the same time as your analytics!
Yoast SEO - This is the best SEO plugin available, so if you’re looking for something more robust than the standard WordPress SEO accommodations, this is your plugin.

ETSY


40 Free listings - I use these 40 free listings to open my Etsy shop.
Marmalead - For optimizing my SEO.
Etsy To Boss - My course which will teach you how you can automate your Etsy sales.
EtsyOnSale - This is a tool I use to renew my listings
Creative Market - I use Creative Market for Mock-ups, Fonts and graphics for my Etsy products.


*Please note, some of these links are affiliate links, which means that if you click on one of the product links, I’ll receive a small commission. This helps support the blog and allows me to continue to make free content. I only recommend products that I use and love. Thank you for your support!

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