Business and Marketing Resources

I thought it would be helpful to create a resource page that entrepreneurs, marketers, and bloggers can use to see the products and services that I use and trust. The list continually evolves as I find different resources that are worth mentioning.

Disclaimer: Some of the links below are affiliate links. If you purchase through them, I may earn a commission or be compensated in some way. However, please note that I use most of these tools for my daily Internet lifestyle. I have used all of the products listed below, and I recommend them because they are helpful, and they are from the companies that I trust. Please let me know if you have any question about anything listed below!

Top 5 Tools I Love

hostgatorHostGator – HostGator is my hosting company for all of my websites. I have tried five other hosting companies but ended up choosing HostGator because of great site performance. The feature that I like the most is Cloud Hosting, which makes your website 2 times faster with 4 times resources. They also feature an easy-to-use cPanel that can help you set up and run a WordPress blog with a click of a button. HostGator has an amazingly affordable domain name registration. It is also the perfect place to start blogging. If you aren’t sure how to set up a blog via HostGator, be sure to check out the How To Create and Start a Blog Site and Make Money from It to learn a step-by-step rundown of how you can start your own blog with HostGator.

maxcdnMaxCDN – MaxCDN is a life saver and crucial to every WordPress websites. As the largest content delivery network provider that can accelerate your site and decrease server load, MaxCDN and its services have been always reliable in speeding up my site for visitors from all over the world. Its starter plan starts for only $9 per month, which you use for up to two websites. I can’t imagine running a high-converting site without them. Learn how to setup MaxCDN with W3 Total Cache.

sproutsocialSprout Social – Sprout Social is my all-time favorite for social media management and scheduling. Although it is a little bit more expensive than its alternative, its comprehensive reporting makes understanding the needs of my audience easy. Sprout Social offers a free trial, to which you can easily sign up. It also makes engaging with your audience at scale possible.

mailchimpMailChimp –  I currently use MailChimp to send e-mails to my subscribers. MailChimp is a simple e-mail marketing software that gives you several easy options for designing, sending, and saving templates of your e-mails. It’s very simple and powerful, and it has great customer support. It even has an account option that’s completely free!

grammarlyGrammarly – My ultimate writing and favorite weapon! Built by linguists and language lovers, Grammarly’s writing app finds and corrects hundreds of complex writing errors — so you don’t have to. Grammarly’s proofreading and plagiarism-detection resources check for a writer’s adherence to more than 250 grammar rules.