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Ad Networks / Affiliate Programs
BrandCycle – Really big brands… like Wal-Mart for example. Insert links easily with their Bookmarklet tool!
Buzzoole – I like this one! I earned $15 Amazon credit without much effort, in the first month!
Shareasale – One of the best affiliate programs for bloggers with tons of merchants for every niche.
Blog Title Generator
BoardBooster – Pinterest scheduler. Great for setting up campaigns and looping. Looping keeps your old pins fresh ;-)
Buffer – Schedule your posts – I use for Twitter and my Facebook page.
Buzzsumo – I use the free version to find Twitter Influencers in my niche. It works like a charm!
CoPromote – Be picky about the posts you promote. I have found good ones to share in my niche and I increased my Twitter reach by over 1000%!
Grammarly – Love this new app a friend recommended. Make your blog posts shine!
Hashtagify – Find out what hashtags are performing best!
Headline Analyzer – Make sure your headlines have a great score!
Inlinkz – Easy blog hop or linky party set-up. Free registration.
LibreStock – Search multiple free stock photo websites in one place – very simple, non-intrusive ads.
MailChimp – Great for setting up newsletters, like Los Gringos Locos Weekly Updates. These are sent on Monday and include teasers to posts I published that week.
Onlypult – A scheduler for Instagram that actually posts your images! Works with multiple accounts too.
Pixabay – Free images – Love this site!!
StatusBrew – Manage your Twitter and Instagram followers
Tailwind – Excellent app for managing and scheduling Pinterest. Includes Tribes and Instagram.
Title Capitalization Tool
ViralContentBee – I have been using this site for over a year. VCB helps you get noticed! I use the free plan and it’s still awesome!
Visual.ly – Infographics
Word Count Tool
Best Facebook Groups
Freelance Writing or Paid Posts
A Fine Parent
Chicken Soup for the Soul
Contena – Freelance Writing Jobs across multiple sites INSTANTLY
Freelance Writing Jobs
Go World Travel
Her View From Home
HubPages – Read about how it works at the Learning Center before you sign-up.
Medium – Syndicate your own content. I use this to post teasers to my blog. If they like the intro the reader can click on my post link to read more.
ProBlogger Job Board
The New York Times – Opinion articles
The Travel Writer’s Life
Travel & Leisure
Washington Post – Talent Network
#LJOJLO – Travel Blog
BonBon Break – Accepts previously published writing.
Great Moments In Parenting
Hip Homeschool Moms
In The Powder Room
Lose The Cape – Accepts previously published writing.
Mamapedia – Accepts previously published writing.
Mommikin – Accepts previously published writing.
Mom Smack – Accepts previously published writing.
Money Saving Mom
Power of Moms – Accepts previously published writing.
Scary Mommy – Accepts previously published writing.
The Good Men Project
The Good Mother Project – Accepts previously published writing.
The Huffington Post – Accepts previously published writing.
The Mogul Mom
The Sun Magazine – A place to submit photography for use in their printed magazine.
Today Parenting Team
WordPress Discover – Accepts previously published posts from your WordPress blog.
Learn to Blog
International Bloggers’ Association – The best community ever for all bloggers, new and experienced, worldwide!
WordPress Plug-ins – My favs
404 To Start – Use when switching from Blogger to WordPress.
Akismet – Spam protection – works wonders!!
Blogger To WordPress – Move your blog from Blogger to WordPress.
Broken Link Checker
CoSchedule – I use this as my primary social media scheduler. I am lovin’ this plug-in/app! Read my post on the benefits here.
MailChimp Forms By MailMunch
Scripts to Footer – Speed up the load time of your pages.
Social Icons Widget – Love this one for my sidebar
Social Warfare – One of the best plugins for social sharing. Includes a Pin It button and Click to Tweet boxes!
Ultimate Nofollow – As per Google guidelines
UpDraftPlus – Backup/Restore
Wordfence Security – Includes an awesome caching system!
WP Smush – Smush your images to the appropriate size for the web.
WP Sweep – Sweep your site clean and speed up your load time.
Yoast SEO – Make sure your post has the best SEO for Google.
My WordPress Theme
Josephine – My current favorite theme! If you want to copy me, I don’t blame you. Everybody wants to be awesome ;-) Enjoy!