I’ve made these resources available here from my personal bookmarks. All of these are tools or websites I use weekly if not daily.
31 Days to a Better Blog. Darren Rowse, one of the most notorious bloggers in the world has put together an awesome guide to help you improve your blog. If you follow this guide, you’ll make some major and amazing improvements to your blog, resulting in more readers, more traffic and more money. Check it out here.
Blogging with John Chow. This world famous blogging guru teaches you how to monetize your blogging experience. When it comes to John Chow, he is one of the leading authorities on making money from your websites and your blog. In this step by step guided course, he shows you how you can achieve blogging income starting from $0 to $40,000 per month. Get started with it here.
Using Dropbox. (blogpost) Part of a series I wrote, this blogpost highlights this amazing app. Dropbox will make your life easier in general but it will help you work on your website by having your files available no matter where you go. Save and share your files.
Using Evernote (blogpost). Another article in the series. I explain how Evernote can save notes and important information for you forever. Once saved, the notes are available on your mobile device or on your computer or from any internet enabled browser.
Studiopress makes some of the most elegant themes for WordPress. They make the world famous Genesis theme and Framework and all of their themes are top notch. I highly recommend using them. Their themes are optimized for Search Engines, speed and many of them are responsive and use HTML5. These are great for Bloggers, Business Websites and Portfolio type of websites.
Awesome looking, very professional and creative. These are responsive, unique and easy to customize.
Great themes for all kinds of wordpress websites. I love Mojo themes because they are creative and cover most major niches. They’re also inexpensive and creative. Definitely worth checking out.
WP Casa makes beautiful real estate themes. If you need to create a website for your listings or reality, WP Casa is for you. Their themes are fully customizable and easy to configure just the way you want it. They have a full featured listing section to display your images and property details as well as a drag and drop system to manage them.
A complete advertising solution for your WordPress website. This lets you create a self-serve advertising platform for your site so you can manage your banners, links and other advertising on your website. You can also manage the advertising options manually yourself.
Hittail for improved SEO
Hittail allows you to easily find out the keywords that people are using to find your website. It creates a workflow around those keywords so that you can optimize your blogposts and continue to move up the search engine results pages. They also have a done-for-you blogging service where they write articles for you for a nominal fee. Get started with hittail here.
- Also read this review I wrote about Hittail for more info.