My top picks

I used to have a blog on this site with tips, tools and tutorials about blogging. Now I’ll just cut to the chase and tell you my top picks after more than a decade in that niche.

These are not random. I have personally paid for (unless free or noted) and use/have used everything. Many of the links are my affiliate links through which I’m compensated. Disclaimer.

Starting a blog or website

Courses, memberships & learning

WordPress

Where I get…

Productivity & workflow

  • Organizing content & affiliate links – Airtable
  • Editing video & recording screencasts – ScreenFlow (Mac only)
  • Create graphics – Canva
  • Following blogs, podcasts & YouTube channels – Feedly
  • Saving notes and snippets – Evernote
  • Writing outlines or lists – WorkFlowy
  • Writing long form – Ulysses (Mac only)
  • Text expander – TypeIt4Me
  • Tech gear – My list

Making money

  • Digital products (one-page, skip the funnels!) – SamCart
  • Digital products (if you have multiple) – Podia (I’ve only used the free trial)
  • Digital products from own site (cheap & very basic) – SendOwl
  • Physical products – Shopify

Finances

Social Media