Tools And Resources

Social Media

Loomly social media
I use Loomly to schedule content across social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Hootsuite
I use HootSuite mainly for engagement but you can schedule content here as well.

Planoly
Planoly is an Instagram tool for scheduling content but also previewing what your grid could look like.

Tailwind
Tailwind is great for scheduling Pinterest pins. I mainly love it for their tribes feature!

Pin Groupie
This is a directory of loads of Pinterest group pages. I use Pin Groupie to find the best Pinterest groups to follow and contribute.

 

Website

Smart Hosting
I use Smart Hosting for both mine and my customer websites.

Blog Vault
I use Blog Vault for website backups for both mine and my customer websites.

Divi by Elegant Themes
Divi is the website theme I use for all of my websites. It’s highly customisable and easy to update.

Elegant Themes
Elegant Themes have a few great products under their belt, including the Monarch social media sharing plugin.

WordPress
WordPress is where I create websites.

 

Graphics

Creative Market
Creative Market is an online shop full of fonts, vectors, stock photos, and graphics.

Coolors
This website helps to keep all of your colour palettes in once place.

Canva
I use Canva to create designs. On Canva you can design business cards, social media post, infographic, Pinterest images, plus loads more! I recommend their Canva Work subscription for bonus features.

 

Marketing

Google Analytics
Google Analytics is the place to find out all sorts of data, including pageviews, referrals, time on the website, plus more!

BuzzSumo
BuzzSumo is where you can find the most shared content. I use this website to find top-notch blog post ideas.

Google URL Builder
This creates trackable URLs by adding parameters. Ideal if you’re running a campaign.

Active Campaign
For e-mail newsletter marketing.

FollowerWonk
Search Twitter bios and compare users.

JotForm
Online form builder that I use for feedback and surveys.

 

Content

Giphy
Creating and sharing gifs.

Snapseed
This is a fantastic app which lets you edit photos.

Boomerang
This app lets you create short looping videos.

Legend
This app lets you create short graphic videos.

Feedly
This website stores all of your favourite blogs and publishing websites in one place.

Adobe
I use Adobe Illustrator, In Design, and Photoshop to create graphics, edit photos, produce leaflets, etc.

iMovie
To edit videos.

 

Extra

XMind
This is a quick way to create professional looking maps for brainstorming, planning out ideas or organising the hierarchy of a website.

Grammarly
Spell and grammar checking tool.

Trello
Trello is a simple productivity tool.

 

Stock Photos

PicJumbo

Pexels

Barn Images

StockSnap

PixaBay

iStock by Getty Images

Canva 

Disclaimer: Please note that I have included affiliate links throughout this page and may receive a commission if you click on or purchase from these companies. I only use affiliate companies that I truly recommend or have used myself. 

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