Recommended Tools & Resources
These are the list of resources which I am using on a regular basis to manage and maintain my website. I recommend these tools and resources to those who are going to start their website or online business. Also, I want to mention that some of the links are affiliate links so if you purchase through this link then I will get a commission. If you do that I will appreciate and would like to thank you for that.
Further, you can also become an affiliate of the product or service you have purchased and earn a commission. This will help to run the website and earn passive income.
- WordPress.com – The blogging platform where you can create you free blog or website. WordPress will take care of the Webhosting. Earlier I used to run my blog. WordPress.com has some limitations.
- wordpress.org – This is a blogging platform to run a self-hosting website. You have to do complete maintenance of your website and also you will be having complete control of your website.
- Blogger.com – Google blogging platform. You can create your own blog or website.
Web Hosting Services
There is a lot of web hosting sites available, they provide great offers.
Bluehost – I have hosted my websites in Bluehost simply because it is WordPress recommended web-hosting. Also, I got free domain name with purchase of Webhosting.
GoDaddy – You can register a cheap domain name and web hosting at GoDaddy. If you are running small business then you can use website building tool to create your own website.
Hostgator – Great and affordable web hosting service. They have different hosting plan such as hatchling Plan, Baby plan and Business plan.
There are thousands of themes available. We can choose a theme based on the type of website. You just have to make sure that these are easy to navigate, user-friendly and secured.
Themeforest – Marketplace where you can boy cool themes and plugins.
Mythemeshop – Provides free as well as Premium WordPress Themes and plugins. You will get faster and responsive themes here.
Graphic Designing tools
99Design – Best marketplace for graphic design and logos. You can create a contest with description and designers will start creating cool designs based on your description. Then you can pick the one which you like.
Canva – The best graphic design tool I have used. You can create all kinds of graphic designs such as presentations, wallpapers, infographics, posters, invitations etc. It is very simple and easy to use. Anyone can use it with any skills.
Fiverr – Marketplace of professionals in any skills. You can get your work done just in $5. Digital services such as graphic designing, programming, video and animation creation tasks can be done here. I am also a member of fiver providing services related software.
Evernote – It is a great tool to take notes, bookmarks, and screenshots of the page. While surfing the internet you will come across a lot of interesting pages, ideas, articles and useful information, you can use Evernote to capture those on the go. Everything will be stored in one place and you can access those easily. I have been using Evernote for a long time.