Blogging Resources

Sharing the resources I use for my blog:

Website Details

WordPress site purchased from GoDaddy.com

Drafting and organizing posts done on Evernote

Tutorial/Tips
SEO Optimization Tutorial by Sarah Arrow (very easy to understand for beginners)

Photography Tips for bloggers by Paula (I absolutely love the photographs that she takes)

The 7 points of a perfect post by Fairy Blog Mother (very easy to understand for beginners)

Pictures

Fotolia – I purchase images from here

Picmonkey – To edit images

Plugins used 

Better Delete Revision – Every time we edit a post, a revision is formed. And this takes up space in your database. This particular plugin helps me delete the unwanted ones, thus freeing space. This also enables to restore any previous versions of your posts (as long as you have not deleted it.)

Yoast SEO – For SEO optimization of content

WP Content Copy Protection & No Right Click – To protect content from selection and copy. Disables right click, double click on the blog. Images and content cannot be selected or copied using keyboard either.

Google Adsense – To manage Adsense Ads on the blog and also access Adsense Account.

Commentluv To allow readers to automatically place a link to their last blog post at the end of their comment, allow readers to get notifications about follow up comments and new posts.

Popup by Supsystic for the Facebook popup

WP-SpamShield to filter out spam comments

Ultimate Social Media PLUS Allows to add social media & share icons to the blog

Post Inspirations:

113 Blog Post Ideas – by Paula of ThirteenThoughts (Paula is such an amazing blogger. Do checkout the ‘Blogging’ tab on her website. There are brilliant blogging tips and articles. In fact, this particular post is inspired by her Blogging Resources post)

101 Blog Topic Ideas – by Molly Greene of Molly-Greene

Kindle E-Books
1699 Non Fiction Writing Prompts by Dahlia Valentine
If there’s just one book you have to buy for blogging prompts, it’s this one. There are so many topics to choose from. You will never run out of ideas with this one. There are various categories to choose from, like writing about products, technology, arts and crafts, relationships, finance, beauty, parenting to name a few. Do check it out. Chances are you’re gonna really love it.

Blog Prompts by Sherice Jacob
There are about 101 prompts for blogging. This is the first book I ever bought for post inspirations. I still use it and love it.

 


Will keep updating this post as and when I come across new resources. Last updated on 30-Jan-2017.

 

 

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