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Website Hosting and Domain Registering

Bluehost – website hosting with very affordable plans so you can get started right away including a 1-click installation of WordPress.

Godaddy – go with the number one domain register on the internet.  Use them to register your domain names so you can secure your platform.

Firsthost – this is my hosting company.  If you are ready for a Virtual Private Server or Dedicated Server, you will find very competitive rates and excellent customer service.

WordPress Themes

StudioPress – premium wordpress themes used by over 130,000 and I use for most of my websites.

ThemeForest – over 17,000 themes and templates starting at $3.  I would pick the Avada theme (the most popular theme) which is a responsive multi-purpose theme.

Merchant and Affiliate Programs

ShareaSale – use them to find products to promote on your website that are related to your content.

Keyword Research

LongTailPro – to find the keywords to use this software is a must.  I use LongTail Pro for all of my keyword research.  This software will help you find targeted traffic which every blog needs.


VideoMakerFX – video creation software so you can create amazing videos.  I use this software to make affiliate and product reviews.  You can save time making videos and it is easy to use.