My blogging journey began in 2013 and it has totally changed my life. It has been a great way to express myself, share information with other moms, and even earn a little income for our family. If you think you might want to start your own blog, here are my personally recommended resources for new bloggers.
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Resources for New Bloggers
You need website hosting that is fast, safe, and comes with lots of support. SiteGround is all of that and affordable too.
Once you have your hosting, you will need a theme for your website. StudioPress is one of the best places to buy a theme.
Sometimes your own photos just don’t do the trick. Deposit Photos has beautiful, affordable stock photos to help you out.
You need amazing images for your blog and social media, but you don’t need to pay for expensive programs to edit them. PicMonkey is extremely affordable.
Blogging is fun, but it isn’t easy. There is so much you need to learn! The owners of Learn to Blog Hangouts have created several amazing self-paced courses to help you out.
Skyrocket Blog Pageviews Using Google Analytics is the perfect place to start. Once you feel comfortable with Google Analytics, it’s time to move on to Dominate the Search Engines Using Webmaster Tools. They offer other courses too, but these two are the perfect place to start.