Here you will find my favorite resources for starting a blog and building a blogging business. I will only include products, services, courses, and resources that I have personally used and have found to have incredible value. Look back often to see what may have been added. As I continue to learn and grow my business I will add the resources I find helpful.

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One Year to a Successful Blog Workbook

Foundations of Pinterest- FREE 5 day course to set you up for success on Pinterest

Essential Tools/Services

Convert Kit– my favorite email marketing tool. If you are looking for one that is free to start, Mailerlite is a great place to start.

SiteGround– The best hosting service in my opinion. Read more about choosing a host here.


Making Sense of Affiliate Marketing

Pinterest to Profits

Email Lists Simplified

Pinfinite Growth

List Surge


Traffic Transformation by Lena Gott

Pinterest Strategies by Carly Campbell

Strategies Worth Sharing

My Income Journey by Suzi Whitford

Blogging on the Side by Becky Manfield

Other blogs I love (Ok, this one is mine, but it is my baby, my first blog, and it makes my heart happy!)– She is the master with email marketing and everything she writes is loaded with value.– This amazing woman calls her site “blogging with a smile” and gives lots of incredible tips for creating a business from your blog.


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