Resources For Bloggers

Blogging Tools and ResourcesI created this page to share with you all the products and services that I’ve used, and some I’m still using for growing my online business and my blogs.  I don’t ever recommend or list products and services that I’ve never used or tried personally myself, if you have any questions or doubts concerning any of these blogging tools or online services please don’t hesitate to contact me.

I’ll be updating this page as and when I discover more tools that I think you and your blog will benefit from using.

1. Web Hosting

This site is hosted with Bluehost.  Bluehost is one of the leading shared web hosting providers in the industry.  Magnet4Marketing has been using Bluehost since 2010 and have enjoyed many benefits including guaranteed up-time, optimized site performance and metrics, unlimited disk space, professional customer care and technical support from the Bluehost team, affordability and much more.

Please visit Bluehost for more information.

2. Blogging Tools /Site Building Tools

This site is using WordPress content management systems.  Visit WordPress.org for more details.  I also recommend checking out Moonfruit Sitemaker for an even simpler way to create a professional website for your business.  I have been building websites using Moonfruit (eCommerce tools) since 2005, you can find out more here.

3. Recommended WordPress Themes

This site design and layout is powered by Genesis Framework 2.0 running on the Legacy Child Theme by AppFinite.  You can find out more about Genesis here.

4. Recommended WordPress Plugins

Here are some of the free and premium plugins I use on the blog and recommend installing…

1. 404 Redirected Plugin

2. BlogVault WordPress Backup

3. WordPress SEO by Yoast

4. WP Robot Txt

5. WordPress Super Cache

6. Growmap Anti-Spam Bot

7. Digg Digg Social Sharing

Top Blogging / Online Business Books and eBooks

Here are some of the top blogging, online business books that I’ve had the pleasure in reading over the last few years…

1. 31 Days to Build a Better Blog

2. Beginners Guide to your First Week of Blogging

3. 31 Days to Find your Blogging Mojo

4. Lazy Link Building

5. SEO 2013 and Beyond

Recommended Training Courses

This section is currently being updated.

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