Using Right tools is a very crucial part of your blogging or online journey. As I have discussed earlier, blogging is all about your passion, your dedication, and your Dream to do something. It’s an Art and it’s your responsibility to make it more and more beautiful, better than anyone else.
This will only happen when you will use the right tools and above all when you know what are the right tools.
*Take time and bookmark this page for future reference. All of the tools below are trusted and are the best based on my choices & Research and I have used almost 70% of these tools. Most of the tools are free while some may require being paid.
*This post is updated regularly with new Resources.
Let’s end the chat and start the List!!
- Social media Trafficking tools
- Affiliate Marketing Tools :-
- Blog or Website Monetization Tools:- (Apart from Adsense & Media.net & Infolinks)
- SEO Tools :-
- Logo, Content writer, Developer and related services
- WordPress Theme Shops
- Landing Page Builder
- Email – Marketing,Promotions& Newsletters:-
- CDN [Content Delivery Network]
- WEBSITE BUILDER TOOLS :-
- Best Web hosting For WordPress Sites & Blogs
- Forms (Contact,Data,Online store etc.)
- Domain Name Registrars
- Image Creation tools :-
- Podcast Hosting :-
- Managed Hosting Providers
- Management Tools
- Sharing Buttons plugins
- SEO plugins
- Other Helpful and Miscellaneous Tools and Plugins
Social media Trafficking tools
SocialPilot – I personally use the social pilot. This is the best tool to schedule, share and manage different social media accounts
Twitter and Facebook Plugins – Twitter and Facebook offer web developers like bloggers and website makers FREE tools to embed plugins like ClicktoTweet, Follow, mention & Facebook page, Like-Share and Comment System.
(Twitter Code generator) – Different Twitter plugins
(Facebook Code generator) – Different Facebook plugins
Manage flitter:- Use this tool to automate your twitter account. You can also manage your followers and other activities with this tool.
Revive social: A WordPress plugin which automatically shares your old posts on twitter, facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram
Affiliate Marketing Tools :-
Amazon Affiliate program (USA & Others) | Amazon Affiliate program (India) – Most Popular Affiliate program in the world today. You Get to choose from a very wide range of products to ensure you provide the most suitable and relevant products to your readers.
Flexoffers: A very big marketplace to find affiliate programs for almost any niche. Payouts and approval systems are really fast.
Commission Junction – Commission junction is one of the oldest and still running Affiliate programs. Having 4000 above merchants on the list, you can easily fund the products you can sell easily
ShareASale – A lot like Commission junction, sahreasale is an easy to use affiliate marketing company with great List of merchants and you also get exclusive offers to mention to your audience through ShareAsale.4500 Merchants
HilltopAds– Vey high eCPM Rates. Accepts Low traffic. Fast Approval.Different types of Ad formats available. Easy to get approved, but requires Quality blog/websites. Real time Analytics.Net7 Payments.Real time Reports.
PopAds– Best for low traffic blogs.No Approval Needed. No fixed traffic requirements. High CPM Rates. “Daily withdrawal of money Earned”. Real time Analytics.
*PopUnder Ads, Not recommended for quality serious blogs or websites.Real Time Reports
Adbuff :- high quality ads that are fast and relevant. They require 2k visitors a month. Approval isn’t very hard with quality sites.
Propeller Ads– A very high CPM ads network. Provides different Ads Formats. No minimum traffic requirements.Instant Approval.
SEO Tools :-
Read:- Top 5 SEO plugins
Mangools:- In case you don’t know, they own KWfinder. Backlink checker SEO auditor and more. Use this tool to Increase your on-page and onsite SEO
Linkminer -Find quality links with linkminer to create backlinks to your content. This is also a part of the famous mongools SEO Chain. You can also analyze your competition with this tool.
Fiverr:- Fiverr is a giant marketplace for finding people willing to work on any online service you can imagine. Services cost as cheap as $5.
Guru:- This is your one-stop shop if you live in India and seek for a WordPress or any Genet kg developer. On guru, you can find skilled freelancers willing to work on any task, at a low price.
WordPress Theme Shops
My theme shop:- Any theme for just $19. Exclusive offers for bforbloggers Reader. They are the founder of the revolutionary schema theme.
Theme forest:- The cheapest themeshop on the planet. Themes start from as low as $2. Extremely Easy to use page builder with this one is elementor.
Elegant themes:- beautiful themes at a one-time payment. You must have heard of the famous Divi builder, you get it free along with every theme and plugins they publish.
Thrive Themes:- What else do you want when you have that Robust thrive architect. In one time payment, you get access to 7+ plugins and dozens of themes made for higher conversion rate.
Read more in detail:- 5 best theme shops for WordPress
Landing Page Builder
Elementor – I Use Elementor and I strongly recommend you this plugin. The plugin comes with great customization options built in and the drag and drop builder is purely beginner level oriented.
OptimizePress – If Elementor isn’t powerful enough, this toll is genuinely for you. This powerful page builder comes with multiple interactive elements and add-ons you can use to make your landing page a beast.
Read: What is Landing Page
Email – Marketing,Promotions& Newsletters:-
I have used GetResponse. They offered me Best Email Marketing management. Get their 30-Day free trial through Bforbloggers only.
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is like a household name for many bloggers. Their powerful tools, excellent services and Free guide will give you maximum opportunities for success.
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Convertkit :- The best alternative for SendinBlue. Best for enterprise level email marketing services.
CDN [Content Delivery Network]
MaxCDN :- Most of the big sites that handle loads of traffic everyday use maxCDN for one reason, they are reliable. The best CDN you can get for your money as this one.
WEBSITE BUILDER TOOLS :-
Mozello SIA – Completly FREE Website builder tool. Works & Optimized for Mobile Devices. No payment details Needed to Sign Up.
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DesignCrowd – a marketplace for a crowdsourced graphic design like custom logos, websites, flyers, business card design and more. Businesses launch a design project and receive on average 100 designs in 5 days from 400,000 freelance designers and agencies worldwide. There model is disruptive and Wired, Forbes, Mashable, Techcrunch love to write about them
Web.com – “With over 3 million customers and 20 years of experience, they know what small businesses need to succeed on the web. They have everything from DIY to Fully Prepared stuff. Offering a variety of Tools.
1and1 – 1&1 offers a complete range of web services for every need, skill level, and budget. With newer products like MyWebsite, small- and medium-sized businesses can design and execute a professional website without any experience in web development. All 1&1 products have been designed to provide the ideal combination of features and affordability, with no pricing gimmicks or hidden costs. You simply won’t find a better value for your money!
Ipage :- Absolutely amazing website builder. They offer hosting with a free domain for as low as €1.99/month. This includes various free add-ons including that website builder.
Best Web hosting For WordPress Sites & Blogs
Bluehost – #1 Officially Recommended Hosting From WordPress. Shared Hosting.FREE Domain. Very Cheap plans.1-Click Installs. excellent Year-Round Support.Free SSL Certificate.30-day Money Back Guarantee
Hostagor – Shared Hosting. Cheap prices. 1-Click Install Available.Money Back Guarantee.Interesting Discounts.
Kinsta -Managed WordPress Hosting. Best for High traffic websites or blogs. Excellent performance.Powerd by Google Cloud. Turbocharged Servers.Best Among All But a Little Bit Costly.
Inmotion – top rated hosting provider. High speed and technically highly recommended for WordPress.
Siteground– Officially Recommended by WordPress.Shared hosting.More Secure. Excellent Support with toll free voice call.Neck to neck with the Bluehost.1-Click install. Really Faster than other shared hosting companies.Great Uptime. User friendly.
Forms (Contact,Data,Online store etc.)
123Contactforms-The best, guaranteed by me. They offer almost any Kind of forms which are easy to use and very beautiful. Their services are awesome and professional.
I personally use their Contact form, you can have a look at contact us page. Update :- Now we use Contact form 7
Ninja forms :- WordPress plugin which is very powerful when it comes to create a form.
WPforms – A Beginner friendly drag and drop form builder. You can use this plugin to create any type of forms with ease.
Domain Name Registrars
Godaddy– User friendly. Suitable for Beginners. Easy to use Control panel for DNS, Nameservers, Email management etc. Gives Free Website builder tool. Used personally
BigRock – Recommended for Indian Bloggers. Easy to use. Cheap prices. User friendly. Hosting available. Used personally.
Namecheap :- The cheapest host and domain registrar on the list. Most of the new bloggers get their domain from namecheap
Domain.com – User friendly. Easy to use. Cheap prices in offers seasons. Hosting is also available. Not used personally.
Image Creation tools :-
Stencil :- With stencil you can create beautiful custom images for your blog. They provide thousands of free images to choose from.
Snappa – Snappa comes with pre made high-quality templates that are absolutly beautiful and professional looking. You can use many different formats and shapes to make your image a little bit more branded.
Podcast Hosting :-
Managed Hosting Providers
WPX hosting :- The best managed hosting provider if you are looking for supper with great support.
Kinsta :- They are certainly the best managed hosting provider in the world. With kinsta, you won’t think to change your hosting provider again, ever.
Trello :- Schedule your work. Manage what to write next. What you have missed and your other goals. Add new collaborators like your set executive, editor etc.
Sharing Buttons plugins
Social warfare :- The plugin which comes with a frame buster and is extremely light weight. Includes options like floating, static and embedded. Also comes with buffer and twitter count.
Orbitfox by themeisle :- The floating share button you are currently viewing right here. We are using this from 2018.
Monarch – A plugin by elegant themes, its not so customizable but has many options that can help you have your own sharing module plugin
Squirrly :- The beginner friendly SEO plugin. We are currently using squirrly. You get an embedded keyword research tool with this plugin.
Yoast :- The best SEO plugin out there. We recommend to use toast set plugin to Every new blogger. Extremely powerful with core set features.
All in one SEO pack :- The oldest SEO plugin still functioning. This is the biggest rival of Toast. The pro version gives extremely powerful add-ons and priority support.
SEPpressor :- The SEO power house for any WordPress blog. This isn’t just a plugin, this is a complete software for over all boost in rankings and SEO development.
Read more :-Top 5 SEO plugins for better rankings
Other Helpful and Miscellaneous Tools and Plugins
WPFomify – A WordPress plugin you can have to display social proofs or other recent activities happening live and past live on your website. A great tool for marketers.