We’ve been using WordPress for years now and have spent thousands of hours working on websites. Here’s is a list of our favourite blogging tools and resources for running a killer WordPress website and business.
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- Tsohost – WordPress has been recommending TSOHOST for web hosting since 2005. We host this website, bloggingtitan.com with them. With 1-click WordPress installation, 24/7 support, and a super affordable rate, TSOHOST is a great option for building your first website or blog. Note: We walk you through the Tsohost set-up, step-by-step in How To Start A Blog here. USE TITAN FOR 10% OFF HOSTING
- Bluehost – If you’re a non-techy person, start with Bluehost. You will be able to start a WordPress blog within 5 minutes using their one-click app. Plus they have awesome customer service!
- Elegant Themes – We think Elegant Themes is awesome, their themes are easy to use, and they have quite a few different options. It’s also a bit cheaper than the other premium themes listed here. Check them out and see what you think. (heads up this blog runs the theme DIVI from Elegant Themes).
- ThemeForest – ThemeForest contains a huge selection of WordPress Themes. We would recommend starting here at the Popular WordPress Themes.
- The Thesis Theme – (DIY themes) – are great for a first-time blog. Thesis Skins from DIYthemes are one of the most optimized website frameworks available today.
- AWeber – an email/newsletter management tool
Social Media Management
- Hootsuite – Organize all your social accounts into one dashboard & streamline your workflow.
- How to Start a WordPress Blog – Learn how to set up a WordPress blog in under 20 minutes.