All the Blogging Tools, Systems, Plugins and Software you Need to Build a Successful Blog.

I thought it would be useful to create a recommended resources page that you can always find and access.  Please bookmark this page and be sure to check it out from time to time as I will be continuously adding and updating the information contained here.

Disclosure:  Please note that the links below are affiliate links, and at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you decide to make a purchase.  Please understand that I have experience with all of these companies, and I recommend them because they are helpful and useful, not because of the small commissions I make if you decide to buy something.  Please do not spend any money on these products unless you feel you need them or that they will help you achieve your goals.

  • Blog Hosting (Host Gator) – If you don’t already have hosting for a blog, or website, be sure to get it set up using Host Gator.  Host Gators Cpanel makes it easy to upload wordpress one click.
  • Email Autoresponder (Aweber)  – As your blog starts to grow you will want somewhere to capture leads and e-mails of your readers and raving fans. Aweber is the perfect tool to do this for you…
  • OptimizePress – If you’re ready to create your own opt-in pages, sales funnels, sales letters, membership sites etc… then I strongly recommend grabbing a copy of OptimizePress.  You can even have a blog on OptimizePress just like this one.
  • PrettyLink -I absolutely adore Prettylink.  This simple plugin for WordPress, allows you to shrink, cloak, track, organise and share all your links on your own domain and server. 
  • Comment Luv Premium – This is a must for increasing social interaction, generating more traffic, making posts go viral and rewarding your readers.  With added bonuses and great features like ‘replyme’ notifying your readers when you reply to their comment and encouraging them to come back again plus the must have GASP antispambot feature.  This plugin does it all.
  • Onlywire – Promote and share your content to the top social sites with one click.  Save time and reach more people.
  • Check Your Blog SEO (SEO Pressor) – We all know on-page SEO is important! Having excellent on-page factors give you the advantage to rank high in search engines. This wordpress plugin tells you exactly how to optimize each blog post for high search engine ranking.