This is a list of my recommended resources. In most cases, I use the product or service myself. If that is not the case, the product or service comes highly recommended by other bloggers.
Most of the following are affiliate links. I will receive a small commission if you purchase goods or services through those links.
Blogging Services & Education
I have not used Grayson Bell’s services personally but he is well known among the blogging community for being able to fix the seemingly unfixable.
I can’t say enough wonderful things about David and New Blog Hosting. I have hosted my blogs with him for three years and have never had a single problem. Whenever I have a question, David answers immediately. And I pay less than $100 a year for hosting WITH daily backups.
New Blog Hosting
Tailwind is the best tool for scheduling your Pinterest Pins.
Pinning Perfect by Blog Clarity is the premier course to learn all things Pinterest. Lifetime membership to the course and Facebook group will keep you up-to-date on any changes Pinterest makes.
Contracts & Legal Services
I haven’t used their services personally but as bloggers and lawyers, Jamie Lieberman and Danielle Liss are uniquely qualified to help with your legal needs.
Themes & Plugins
Genesis & Genesis-Based Themes
I like Genesis because the code is simple and clean. The themes by Studio Press, the developers of Genesis, are among my favorite.
Studio Press Themes
It has had itermittent conflicts with the Yoast plugin, but I still prefer the Social Warfare Pro plugin for social sharing. It allows me to dictate which pictures and text are used when a reader uses the buttons to share content.