start a blog

Resources to Start a Blog

Everyone learns differently and everyone teaches differently. I realize that not everyone will relate to me and learn everything they need to start a blog. I myself have learned from several different bloggers so I want to share those resources with you as well!

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Free resources

Who doesn't like free stuff?! Here are some free resources to help you on your blogging journey!


You can try PicMonkey out for free for all your image editing needs!


A free photo editing site where you can create all sorts of images for your blog.


Pexels is a great free resource for amazing stock images.


A free program for recording videos including screen recording!


This is a life saver for a blogger. It is free built-in proofreading!


This is site is full of color pallets and hex codes so you can keep the same colors throughout your blog.


WordPress is free to download and install to your hosting site for your blog.

Rich Pins

Rich Pins provides more context to your pin because it shows extra information directly on a Pin.

Google Adsense

Add ads to your blog for free.

Images Course

This is my free course on how to create images for your blog and Pinterest using three different programs!

Start a blog Guide

Here is my free guide to starting a blog.

Pinterest Course

This is Pinterest Primer, a course by Moms Make Cents that walks you through how to use Pinterest for your blog.


Start your business Pinterest profile for free!


Start your business page on Facebook for free. Just log into your account to start it.


Start an Instagram profile for your business for free as well!


Start a Twitter business profile for free as well!

Quick Links

Here are my referral links to take you directly to where you need to go to start your blog!

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Blog Hosting - SiteGround

These are both great hosting providers I have used for my blogs. After you purchase your hosting install WordPress. Click here for more about SiteGround.

Domain Name - NameCheap

This is where I have purchased my domain names. Make sure your hosting account doesn't provide one first.

WordPress Theme - Divi

This is the Theme I use for my blogs. I am able to have a professional look by using a super simple drag and drop builder!

Email Marketing - Convertkit

This is the email service provider I use to grow my list. It integrates with so many other services and it is founded by bloggers for bloggers!

Graphics - Creative Market

I use this program to add fun graphics to my products.

Pinterest Scheduler - Tailwind

I use this program to schedule my pins to Pinterest. They work directly with Pinterest and also offer to schedule to Instagram.

Image Creator - PicMonkey

I use this program to create all my images for my blog and for Pinterest!

Design Resources - Designcuts

This site is full of design bundles that are great for branding your blog.

Product Creation - Teachable

If you are interested in offering a product to your readers then this service is right for you. You can offer ebooks and course!

Social Media Images - RelayThat

I use this program to create all my images for my social media accounts.

Products That I Highly Recommend

These products have helped me tremendously and I highly recommend them!


Blog By Number

This comes as either an eBook or you can purchase a more detailed course. If you get the course you receive a copy of the eBook plus video walk-throughs on how to start a blog. Suzi is an amazing teacher and I have never been disappointed in any of her products!


Mom Blogging Mentor

McKinzie recently launched this eBook sharing all of her tips on how to start a blog. She has several other products out that teach you how to be successful with Pinterest and driving traffic to your blog. She is very sweet and always responds to any of my questions. I really enjoyed this eBook!


Make Money Blogging at Any Level

This eBook is great for explaining not only starting a blog but how to make money right away with ads. Victoria has a blog about living on her homestead. She is a perfect example of how you can make a full-time income with a blog that isn’t just about blogging. I learned so much about ads from this eBook.

More products by Suzi that I love!

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