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Resources & Tools Used to Build Tasty Itinerary Blog
Tasty Itinerary and Kathy’s On It are being hosted by Siteground. If you want a hosting site that you can rely on, you can’t go wrong with Siteground. I highly recommend them enough. Siteground’s customer service chat option is a lifesaver.
Bluehost offers a 1-click WordPress installation. It is my #2 choice as it is cost effective and easy to use. I was with them for 3 years and switched after my contract was up.
Legally Protecting Your Blog
As a newbie blogger looking to expand my blog, investing in the proper tools was essential to me, and that included this legal bundle.
Social Media Tools
To plan my grid, stay up to date with the best times to post and hashtags, I use two apps: Planoly & UNUM.
A good portion of my traffic comes from Pinterest. I use Tailwind to schedule my posts.
Without Ell’s Pinterest E-course, I would have never been bale to triple my traffic through Pinterest.
Not long ago, I had to make a quick website update and Studio Press Themes came highly recommend because of their Genesis Framework integration. My site now runs faster and their SEO optimization is a huge plus.
Photography & Design
All my photos are edited in Adobe Lightroom. Currently, I pay $9.99 per month for the Adobe Creative Cloud Photography Plan, which includes Lightroom, Photoshop, and full access to Adobe Sparks.
In addition, I use Aggie Lal’s Travel In Her Shoes Lightroom Presets. It has made a major difference in the presentation and consistency of my photos.
ShareAsale offers affiliate programs for va variety of merchants, including Tailwind & Viator.
Skimlinks is easy to sign up for and once applied to your site, it monetizes your links.
Amazon is a great start for all bloggers to recommend products they use to their readers.
Awin.com is another affiliate program that cost $5 to sign up, but is returned to you with your next payment.