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.

Please note that some of the links on this page are affiliate links and we might make a small commission which helps keep the website running.

Web Hosting


  • 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!

 

Blog Design/Themes


  • 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.

 

Email Marketing


  • AWeber – an email/newsletter management tool

 

Social Media Management


  • Hootsuite – Organize all your social accounts into one dashboard & streamline your workflow.

 

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