Resources: Books, Blogs & Beyond

You can’t create BUZZ without good tools & resources.  Here are some I’ve been collecting along the way.  This list will continue to evolve, so stop by any time to see what’s new!

 

WEBSITE DESIGN:

> You’ll love Amanda Aitken, the designer/instructor of this online program.  (Click the “CLICK HERE” above to investigate.)

 

Blue Host link

>This website is hosted by bluehost, a choice I made after researching recommendations shared with me

 

 

 

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Blogging Concentrated events are one-day blogging workshops “geared to advanced level bloggers who know there are things they could be doing better, faster, cheaper, smarter.”  Click the banner to the left to learn about events near you

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IMAGES/GRAPHICS:

>GraphicStock.com Download Over 50,000+ Graphics, Vectors, Icons, Buttons, Images and MORE for a very reasonable annual fee.  Here’s a coupon to give you a BIG discount: http://graphicstock.refr.cc/CNWHV9R

>>Dreamstime.comreasonably priced images, some free.

>If you have time to design your own graphics for use on your social media channels, you’ll really appreciate Canva.com. If you need an invitation let me know and I’ll send you one. (Or, if you’d prefer I’ll do the designing for you. Just one more thing to scratch off YOUR TO-DO list!)  Learn More…

 

SOCIAL MEDIA/MARKETING TOOLS:

HootSuite - Social Media Dashboard

  • Free 30 Day Trial of HootSuite Pro
  • Schedule and automatically publish 100’s of messages
  • Manage and post to multiple Social Profiles
  • Add up to 9 Team Members to your account
  • Measure your reach and track your success with Analytics

 

ORGANIZATIONAL TOOLS:

>Spend just a little time learning EVERNOTE and just like your computer, you’ll wonder how you ever lived with out it. Organize all your thoughts, notes, website URLs, tips, etc. both personal and professional.  Sync them with your other devices and you’ll always have what you need at your fingertips.

>Dropbox is the perfect “filing cabinet” for all the work you need to save.  Photos, videos, documents…save it all in one location for easy access from any of your devices. You can even designate a file(s) to share for viewing and/or collaborating on projects.

Now here’s a real time saver if, like me, you spend time listening to online seminars / webinars.  MySpeed by Enounce is a tool that allows the user to control the speed at which he/she is listening to online recordings.  Speed it up to save time; slow it down to better absorb complex material.  With this FREE TRIAL offer, there is no reason NOT to give this a try.  Learn More…

*NOTE: Some of the links on this website are affiliate links, which means I may earn a commission if you decide to make a purchase using the link.  (If you do, thank you.  A girl’s gotta eat ;-)).  Rest assured, however, I won’t make a recommendation if I haven’t used (and liked) the program.

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