Blogging Resources

How to Launch Your Blog

The following is a list of hand-picked blogging resources that I have personally reviewed and am confident to recommend to you as valuable tools to help launch your own blog.

This list will evolve over time as I review and discover new material which can help accelerate your learning and help you build better websites or blogs.

Domain Name Registrations

The following list of domain registrars are companies that I know from first hand experience. I personally have been making use of GoDaddy since day one for my top-level domains & Euro DNS takes care of the rest as far as international TLD’s are concerned.

GoDaddy

$12.99/.com
  • .com – $12.99
  • .net – $9.99
  • .org – $12.99
  • .info – $2.99
  • .co.uk – $9.99
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Network Solutions

$14.99/.uk
  • .com – $34.99
  • .net – $34.99
  • .org – $34.99
  • .info – $34.99
  • .uk – $14.99
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Dotster

$8.99/.net
  • .com – $14.99
  • .net – $8.99
  • .org – $8.99
  • .info – $2.99
  • .co.uk – $29.99
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EuroDNS

15/.co.uk
  • .com – €13.99
  • .net – €18.49
  • .org – €18.00
  • .info – €18.00
  • .co.uk – €15.00
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Affordable Web Hosting

The following is a list of my Top Rated Web Hosting service providers for bloggers. All of the web hosting companies highlighted below are well established and generally offer superior support, service and product offering at extremely good price points.

Fat Cow

$3.67/month
  • Unlimited Disk Space
  • Unlimited Bandwidth
  • Database Support
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Host Gator

$7.95/month
  • Unlimited Disk Space
  • Unlimited Bandwidth
  • Database Support
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Blue Host

$6.95/month
  • Unlimited Disk Space
  • Unlimited Bandwidth
  • Database Support
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Network Solutions

$9.29/month
  • 300GB Disk Space
  • 3000GB Bandwidth
  • Database Support
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WordPress Theme Designs

Thanks to the growing WordPress Premium Themes Marketplace it’s easier than ever to find a theme that’s the perfect fit or starting point for further customization. Here’s my personal selection of some great places to buy WordPress Themes where you can get incredible value for money.

ElegantThemes

$69/year
  • Personal Membership  $69
  • Developer Membership $249
  • My Pick: Divi Theme
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ThemeForest

$40/theme
  • Min. Price: $12
  • Max. Price: $60
  • My Pick: Avada
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StudioPress

$59/year
  • Personal License $59
  • Developer License $249
  • My Pick: Lifestyle
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Thesis Theme

$87/theme
  • Personal License $87
  • Developer License $164
  • My Pick: Thesis
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Mailing List Software

Once your site is ready to roll, you’ll need to begin building an email list of subscribers who have expressed interest in your offering by subscribing to your mailing list or newsletter. Take the headache out of managing your mailing list and subscribers by utilizing one of the solutions highlighted below.

 ZenProfits Blogging Best Practices Playbook

35 Blogging Best Practices

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