The ultimate resource library for bloggers +online biz

45 tools and software's for bloggers and online entrepreneurs, website, graphic tools, social media management tools, webinar software

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One thing that all entrepreneurs we have in common is that we all want tools that will allow us to save time and help us in our day to day tasks. After seven years in business, I use and test several tools/software and I want share some of my favorites. 

Website platforms

WordPress: Powerful website platform

Squarespace: I use this website platform for my website and I love it!!!!

Graphic tools

Canva: Free online graphic tool easy to use to help you create blog graphics, social media images, business card...

PicMonkey: Free online photo editing tool. This tool is so easy to use and can help you editing your photo in second.

Pixlr: Free online photo editing tool. A great tool to create transparent backgrounds without Photoshop

Adobe Photoshop: If you want create beautiful photo editing, you need this software.

WordPress plugins

Yoast SEO: The plugin you need to optimize your WordPress site

Contact form7: This is a great contact form that I use several times on my websites.

Akismet: Most plugin to avoid spam comments on your blog posts

Click to tweet: Plugin that can be added to your WordPress or embed the code into your Squarespace website. This tool helps you create "tweetable" box.

Squarespace plugins

SumoMe: Great free tool to help you increase your website traffic (share buttons, pop-up) You can install this tool on any website platform.

Memberspace: I never personally use this tool, but if you want to turn your Squarespace site into a membership site look at their option

Chatango: Live chat on your Squarespace site, perfect for live webinar.

Muut: I never use this forum feature, but it can be installed into your Squarespace platform

Color palette

Adobe color: Free color palette tool, perfect to create your brand for your website. You can create a color palette with an image (click on the camera in the top right) to download an image.

Colorhunt: Color palette inspiration

Landing page / opt-in page

Leadpages: I use this service for all my landing pages. This service help me grow my email list and they offer great templates to help you design a high converting landing page and opt-in box.

OptimizePress theme: I used this theme when I had a WordPress website. The theme allows you to easily create landing pages (with no header or footer) to increase your email list.

Autoresponder / Email provider

Mailchimp: Online email marketing service to manage subscribers, send emails, and track results. Free when you have a small email list. (I personally use this service)

AWeber: Another online email marketing service to manage subscribers

Convertkit: I never used this email provider, but I heard good thing about it.

Infusionsoft: This is another online email marketing service to manage subscribers. I heard this email provider can be hard to understand at the beginning due to all the features.

Social media management tools

Hootsuite: Social media management. I use the free plan to schedule my Twitter account. (You can use up to 3 social media account with the free plan and have access to great features like analystic to see your social media progress.

Buffer: I never use this tool, but they have a good reputation to be another easy to use social management tool

Tailwind: This tool allows you to schedule your Pinterest pins. Click on the image below to sign for your free account.

Tailwind Visual Marketing Suite

BoardBooster: Another Pinterest scheduler that I heard good thing about it.

Affiliate program

ShareASale: My number one affiliate program for any bloggers. No matter your niche ShareASale have different program for any blogger.

Conference / Webinar platforms

Google hangouts: A free conference/webinar platform. This worked like a charm if you want to start doing webinars, I highly recommend to start with the free tool.

WebinarJam: A powerful webinar software that allows you to create a beautiful landing page for your event.

Skype: Want I have one on one conversation with a client, I use this free online call software.

Stock photos

Pixabay: My favorite place to get free stock photos with hundreds of thousands of images

Stocksy: Free stock photos

Unsplash: Another great free stock photos platform

New old stock: Free vintage stock photos

Magdeleine: Free stock photos

Pexels: Free high-quality stock photos

Payment platforms

PayPal: I use PayPal from day one and never had problems with this payment platform.

Square: Another payment platform (I never used it)

Stripe: Another payment platform (I never used it)

Video tools

Camtesia: Screen sharing and video recording software. A little expensive, but a great powerful tool if you want create high quality video for your programs.

Screen-O-Matic: Easy to use screen sharing software. The free plan has a limited minutes of recording.

Movie maker: I used this free software often in pass to record and editing video.

Other

Freshbooks: Fresbooks is an easy to use accounting software. Spend less time on accounting and more time doing the work you love. To try a free month of FreshBooks click here

Grammarly: Online proofreading tool

Calendly: I use the free plan of this tool to help my clients book appointments with me. This is a great tool if you work with people from all around the world.

Teachable: I never use this tool, but heard great thing. This can be a great option to create a platform for your clients to get their online courses.

Audacity: If you want to create a voice recording for a course or even start a podcast, this free audio recording and editing software is the way to go.

I want hear from you! What are your favorite tools or software? Don't forget to share this list with your followers.

Be blessed!

Emilie

Hi, I'm Emilie Guerin. I help bloggers and online business monetize their passion using effective online marketing strategies.

Welcome, I'm Emilie Guerin. I help bloggers and online business monetize their passion using effective online marketing strategies. MORE ABOUT ME