Blogging Resources and Tools


Here you will find a list of recommended tools for bloggers that I’ve either personally used or which have been recommended by other bloggers.

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Hosting

Linode : Linode provides virtual private servers (VPS) host where you can host web servers among other things. They have great support and competitive pricing. Linode is rated #1 for Easiest Infrastructure as a Service Platform. I personally prefer Linode and this blog is deployed on their servers. You can get $100, 60-day credit with my referral link.

Bluehost : One of the best blog hosting sites for new bloggers because of its reliability and affordability. I've never used it before, but found a lot of people recommend it for building websites and hosting.

Domain.com : Web hosting platform that provides everything you need to create a website including domains, website builder, web hosting and more. I bought my domain name from them and found they had great support and competitive pricing for domains.

Namecheap : Provides domain name registration, web hosting, web security, managed WordPress, and a whole range of innovations.

Email marketing

Mailchimp : One of the most popular email marketing service provider. This is the preferred option for many bloggers because of their free email marketing service plan. Mailchimp is easy to use and allow you to send 10,000 emails for up to 2,000 subscribers with their forever free plan (used on dontrepeatyourself).

ConvertKit : Email marketing platform for beginner, intermediate and professional bloggers. It’s simple, easy to use, and incredibly powerful. They offer a free plan for up to 1,000 subscribers.

Other Tools

SEMrush : All-in-one tool for online visibility management. You can do SEO, content marketing, competitor research, PPC and social media marketing from this platform. It is a must-have tool for bloggers.

AddThis : The world's largest content sharing platform. They provide tools that make it easy to share content across the social web, get more followers and much much more! and the best thing is that it's free.

Elfsight : Provides 80+ customizable and coding-free website widgets to increase sales, engage visitors, and more! You can try all their widgets right on their website without signing up.

iLoveIMG : Free app that lets you compress, resize, convert images and more.

Stencil : Simple and powerful image creation tool that is used by bloggers and small businesses.

Grammarly : Writing assistant that checks your spelling, grammar, punctuation in real time.

websitepolicies : Create essential legal policies personalized to your online business in minutes.

Productivity Tools

Evernote : I use this app mainly to take notes and add TODO but you can do much more like capture idea, write blog posts and other things.

TimeCamp : Time tracking app that allow you to increase you productivity.