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Great Resources To Help Simplify Your Online Money Making Journey

This section is divided into three sections- online jobs, selling online and blogging.

I’ve created this resource page to easily list the products, services, and companies that I use or recommend. That way you can find all the great stuff quickly and easily!


Resources For Online Jobs

ALISON: If you want to improve your skills and knowledge in any field, try out the thousands of  free online courses at ALISON.

Transcribe Anywhere: This is a pay-as-you-go course designed to help General and Legal Transcriptionists or aspiring transcriptionists improve their skills and knowledge and increase their earning potential.

 


Resources For e-Commerce (Selling Online)

 

Shopify: This is an eCommmerce platform on which you can set up a fully functional online store with no hassle. You can sell your hearts desires on Shopify. The best part is that you get a chance to test it out for free to see how you like the platform.

 Etsy: This is an awesome platform where you can sell your craft or handmade products. You can also sell printables and other creative items on Etsy. You simply pay a small listing fee to have your product on this great platform.


 

Resources For Blogging

 

Keyword Research

Jaxxy: This is an easy to use, comprehensive tool that you can use to get the best keywords fort your blog posts or content. It normally costs $19/month but my blog readers can get a free trial of Jaaxy by using this link.

 

Google Adwords Keyword Planner:This is a completely free tool that you can use to do keyword research for your blog. This is also a tool you should study well if you’re going to use Google Adsense on your blog to earn income.


web DOMAIN AND hosting

 

There are many web hosting services available for bloggers.

SiteGround: However, if you’re just starting out, have a smaller blog and have a tight budget but still want great quality web hosting, I highly recommend SiteGround Web Hosting. All my readers can use this link to receive a special 60% discount for their first year of hosting. To create your blog, read my tutorial here.


Platform

WordPress: This is a blogging platform is free to use. It takes the hassle and expense out of having a custom website build for you.


THEMES

Theme Forest: You can get free themes from wordpress.org, however, if you want a more customizable theme then I recommend theme forest. They have a wide assortment of affordable  Wordpress themes to choose from.


Editing and Creating images

Canva: This is an easy to use online graphic design tool that you can use to create awesome visuals for your blog and social media. There’s a free version you can use!

Pixaby: This is a website that you can use to downloads free stock images to create your blog graphics.

Logomakr: This is an online tool that you can use to easily create free logos for your blog or website.


Pinterest Scheduling

Tailwind: This is a social media scheduler(Pinterest) that you can use to automate your social media posting schedule. This enables you to spend less time on social media and more time on doing other important things for your blog. You can use this link to receive a free month of Tailwind!


Affiliate and Advertising Networks

All those ad networks and affiliate networks  are completely free to join.

Google Adsense: This the biggest ad network that bloggers and website owners can use to monetize their blogs. No traffic minimum is required.

Infolinks: This is an ad network similar to Google Adsense that allows bloggers to start displaying ads on their blogs/websites even though they are brand new.

FlexOffers: This is an affiliate network that you can use to earn money from by advertising products on your blog or site. Your blog needs to be set up before acceptance.

Amazon Associates: Allows you to display amazon products on your website and earn cash for purchases made using your link.

MaxBounty: This is an affiliate marketing network with over 1500 campaigns that you can promote on your website or blog. Those campaigns are in a variety of different niches you can get paid various rates. You can check out MaxBounty here.


Online Business/ Blog Training

Wealthy Affiliate: This is the place I go to when I want to learn something related to blogging successfully. There is a wealth of information online, but it can quickly become overwhelming. In this wealthy affiliate community, I get the right information I need to help with my blogging/online business issue without going crazy. I love the training tutorials at wealthy affiliate.


Please let me know if you use any of the resources here and if you have any questions!