We’ve put together a list of some useful resources to help you get your blog going – some links may be affiliates, which means we receive a small percentage of any purchase you make within a certain time of clicking the link. 

17th Avenue Designs
Themes
17th Avenue has gorgeous WordPress layouts, perfect for feminine blogs! 
A Color Story
Image Editing

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Bluchic
Themes
Buffer
Social Media

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Canva
Image Editing

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Creative Market
Themes and Graphics
Great for browsing for new layouts, downloads and fonts 
Dropbox
Storage

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G Suite
Email and Productivity
Super useful if you want to have all the functions of GMail in your personal email!

Grammarly
Writing
Useful plugin that checks your writing for you
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IFTTT
Automation
Make life easier for yourself – use IFTTT to connect some of your accounts together to let them run themselves
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Mailchimp
Email Newsletters

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Moo
Cards and Ads

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Picmonkey
Image Editing
Free web based software to edit images – what more do you need?
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Pipdig
Themes
They’re the most well known theme creators for a reason – they’re awesome! 

Planoly
Instagram Tool
Planoly is a great tool for scheduling and planning out posts.
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SC Stockshop
Stock Images

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Siteground
Hosting
Recently moved a personal site to these guys – they took all the hassle out of moving a 10 year old Wordpress install and it all went super smoothly!
Themeforest
Themes and Graphics
TSOHost
Hosting
The people who host this site! Use the code BONJOURBLOGGER for 10% off

Unfold

Instagram Tool
Unfold is a great app for adding text to Instagram Stories.
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Wave
Accounting
You’ll need to keep track of any money you earn through blogging, and this site makes it super easy to track, as well as being able to generate invoices and links to accounts if you have a separate account for your business