Blogging Recommendations

Blogging Recommendations, Resources & Affiliates

This page is a one stop overview of all of my blogging recommendations for helpful blogging resources. I showcase all of the resources that I have personally used or value and highly recommend.  This includes products, services, companies and affiliates that I truly believe in.

Disclosure: This page contains some affiliate links . Please know that I may receive a percentage or commission from a link included on this page, at no cost to you. I will only recommend a product or service that I have used or believe has substantial value to my readers.    

Blogging Recommendations

Hosting Blogging Recommendations:

Siteground (Affiliate) Siteground is the hosting site I use and I have been really happy with the service.  I explain the costs and how to sign up a bit more in depth in my step by step guide to Starting A Blog. 

WordPress Theme:

Ashe Pro (Affiliate) – I use the Ashe Pro WordPress theme for this blog. I started out with the free version, but then upgraded to the pro version which provides much more functionality. 

Pinterest & Instagram Strategies:

Pinterest With Ell

I bought the Pinterest Strategy eBook called Pinterest With Ell, and I really loved her affordable ebook, just $30! I love an affordable eBook such as this. 

Ell really helped me so much with my Pinterest strategy, providing tips that I have never heard anywhere else. At the end of her course, I decided to become an affiliate for her book. So if you use this link, I receive a small commission at no extra charge for you. 







MailerLite (Affiliate) is a great email platform to use. Best of all, it’s totally free up to your first 1000 email subscribers. What are you waiting for, start building that email list today.

Canva: Canva is a an awesome tool to use for making attractive Pinterest pins, Instagram images, newsletters, posters, etc. I use the free version. You can upload your own images to use with their free templates and free stock images.  There are images and templates to purchase which are relatively cheap, about $1 each.  






Blogging Platform:

WordPress:(Affiliate) WordPress is one of the largest website and blogging platforms in the world. It has over 60 million users! I started out using the free version and I found it was a great way to get introduced to the format and tools.






Affiliate Programs:

ShareASale: (Affiliate) ShareASale is great affiliate program for seasoned bloggers as well as those just starting out. You will need to apply to become an affiliate which can take about 1-2 business days to get an acceptance into the program. Once accepted you will have access to a wide variety of companies to work with and network with.

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Baggallini (Affiliate) – Awesome travel accessories from cute messenger bags to backpacks.

Minted (affiliate) – One of my favorite places for home decor prints, art work, cute stationary and home decor! (affiliate) – A great place for home decor items such as framed prints, shower curtains, throw pillows and even cute cell phone cases!