As you know that we are also using some services and products to make Blogging House a great blog. I have used these blogging tools to run this epic blog. I regularly use new tools and get a new experience of using. These are my Blogging Resources for you.
Resources Page, this is a great method to tell the visitor which tools you are using. I have also created this page to make you know that these are the products and services that I have used. I hope so you will also using them.
Here are my blogging resources and tools for you. Don’t forget to share this post.
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Whenever someone asks us “which platform is best for blogging?” our answer is WordPress. WordPress is the best blogging and CMS platform which is used by the most websites on the internet. With WordPress, you can do a lot of things that you want to do. WordPress is really easy in fact, it has skill levels which are ranging from beginner to expert.
I don’t think so I have to describe reasons why I am using WordPress.
Genesis Framework is a WordPress theme by StudioPress. I don’t think so StudioPress needs any introduction. I highly recommend Genesis Framework. It has the ability to make your site rocket fast, SEO-Friendly and awesome.
For developers, Genesis is an amazing thing. It’s easy to customize and you can create your dream child theme with Genesis. There are many child themes available which you can buy and install on your site.
I am not using Genesis on Blogging House but for my clients, I have used it and recommends it.
Newspaper is a theme by tagDiv. This theme is available for sale on ThemeForest. I like this theme because of the following reasons:
- It is easy to use and customize
- It comes up with a lot of options
- Drag-and-drop page builder
- Set up in a few minutes
- Magazine design (perfect for blogs)
- 100% Responsive
- And many more features. Read all of them here.
I think you should also try this eye-catching theme.
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Tools For SEO
Yoast has changed the world of WordPress SEO. WordPress SEO by Yoast is the plugin that improves the SEO of a WordPress site. Yoast SEO is considered as the best SEO plugin due to the features they provide. Blogging House and many popular blogs are using this plugin to improve their ranking on search engines. We have been using this plugin on various sites that we have managed.
SEMrush is the best tool for competitors’ research. You can find your competitors’ keyword easily by using SEMrush. As you know competitors are a great source of ideas and ranking. I think SEMrush is a must-have and must-use tool for every blogger, marketer, SEO and researcher.
With SEMrush, SEO is easy and you can save a lot of your time. SEMrush is used by companies, agencies, SEO firms, bloggers and anyone who want to spy on competitors. I have written an article about SEMrush Keyword research, I hope you will also like that.
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That’s the Long Tail Keyword tool which provides you the keywords that you can easily rank. Basically, the feature of HitTail is that it gives you the keywords which have a great chance to get your rank on first age of Google. Yes! HitTail gives you keyword suggestions.
Well, HitTail imports your keywords from Google Webmaster tools and then give you the best keywords (with rating) on which you can rank higher.
I have written a detailed HitTail Review which will show you the feature and the working of HitTail.
Other Tools for SEO
Well, there are thousands of SEO tools. Actually, I can’t even count which tool I have used and when. Here are some of the tools which I use regularly:
- Moz SEO tools
- And many more SEO tools.
Tools For Marketing And Email
I can’t remove this plugin from this list. SumoMe is giving free tools for marketing. Yes! Just install their WordPress plugin and your site will be rocking. They are giving tools to build your email list, contact forms, social sharing buttons and more. Their “Welcome Mat” is the email list building tool which is now used on many top blogs.
They are having Free and Pro plans. I am using FREE plan.
Well, building the email list and collecting subscribers can be done with SumoMe. Now, you’re thinking how to send emails to these subscribers?
Aha! MailChimp is the only service which is giving good email marketing service. MailChimp is free for first 2000 subscribers.
If you’re out of budget or not having money then MailChimp is your friend. It’s easy to use and can design beautiful email templates.
Other WordPress Plugin
Jetpack by WordPress
I can’t live without this awesome plugin. Super-your WordPress site with Jetpack.
Jetpack is just another plugin by Automattic, this plugin is created with the features which boost your site to the sky. Basically, it is just like a backpack which contains several plugins for your site. Just install Jetpack and it will save your time and resources. It provides you the following features:
- Site Stats (Visitor/Pageviews counter)
- Contact Form
- Social Sharing
- Custom CSS
- Omni Search (Search everything on your site)
- Sitemaps (Create user and search engine friendly XML sitemaps)
- Extra Sidebar Widget
- And many more tools which are essential for your site
W3C Total Cache
Speed up your WordPress site with this advanced cache plugin. W3C Total Cache is the best cache plugin with several options. If you want more options to speed up your site then W3C Total Cache is a must-have plugin for you. I highly recommend this plugin, it can boost up your site’s speed without charging a single penny
WP Super Cache
After W3C Total Cache, WP Super Cache will be my first choice for the cache plugin. Actually, W3C Total Cache is a little bit difficult for beginners because it contains some advanced options. That’s why we have included WP Super Cache in this list. If you’re a beginner and want a simple cache plugin then install WP Super Cache. It’s easy to use.
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