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If you made it to this page, chances are that you are thinking of blogging, or you are already blogging, and you are looking for some great resources to set you on the right pace. Well, welcome! The information below is sure to set you off on the right foot.
I’ve been blogging for a few years now, as a creative outlet and as a way to share my passions. However, most recently, I have decided to turn Green Slice of Life into a side hustle. Here is a list of my favourite blogging tools that make this blog beautiful, functional and discoverable.
As I progress through my blogging journey, the list of best tools found here is sure to grow. Follow me along in my journey (sign up for my newsletter below).
If you don’t see what you were looking for, please feel free to ask. You can email me at email@example.com.
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Grow It: From Blog To Online Business
I couldn’t write a post about the best blogging tools without mentioning Margaret Bourne. A course designed specifically for new and growing bloggers. Transform yourself into a power blogger faster! Blog confidently, ready to take your next leap as an online entrepreneur.
Margaret Bourne takes you through the key blogging skills you need by sharing valuable blogging tips and activities. She answers key questions you’ll have along
the way – from fine-tuning your niche and branding to monetizing your blog.
This course helps you adopt the right mindset to forge ahead as an online business owner. With many additional resources and templates to help you achieve your goals!
Optimize It: A Beginner’s Guide To SEO For Blogs
Don’t let the title fool you – even if you’ve been blogging for a while and still haven’t figured out SEO, this book is a great one for you. Learn the basics of SEO for blogs: from finding the right keywords, adding them to your posts and maximizing opportunities to get your posts found in Google and other search engine results.
Includes tips on how to start growing backlinks. Give your blog a boost through organic blog traffic!
Ivory Mix Stock Photos
When I need beautiful themed photos for my blog, my social media or my Pinterest advertising, my go-to is definitely Ivory Mix. As a VIP member, I also have access to all of her courses. Her images are beautiful and feminine, and, whether I’m posting about active living or sustainability, I can always find the right image with the right feel for my blog.
WP Tasty is one of my best blogging tools. It is a simple image optimization plugin for WordPress. You no longer have to choose between SEO, Pinterest, and screen readers. You can upload several Pinterest images on a blog post for your readers to share!
The KeySearch SEO Checklist
This simple step-by-step SEO checklist walks you through every aspect of optimizing your content. No more combing through endless guides and articles for bits of wisdom. You know exactly what to do.
From early ideas to fully optimized end results, this checklist gives you a roadmap at every step of the content creation process.
Feminine WordPress Themes by Restored316
Another one of my best blogging tools to look professional is Restore316. I’m using Restored316’s Farmhouse Theme for this site and I absolutely love it. This theme is perfect for bloggers but it also comes ready with WooCommerce if you want to add an online shop like mine where I sell printables. This theme is also very customizable.