RESOURCES


PHOTO EDITING

FOTOFLEXOR

Cut out images, add multiple images, change color tints, and add fonts... the "free version of photoshop"

PICMONKEY

Great tool to create borders, create circular pictures, change tints and add graphics

BANNER MAKER

Create images that are cohesive and the same size, create Facebook cover pages, and make collages

POLYVORE

Create custom collages from anything on the web!  Simply install a "click to polyvore" button and create!


CUSTOM LOGOS

ETSY

LOVE etsy!  There are so many independent graphic designer on this website that offer gorgeous and affordable logos


EQUIPMENT

DSLR CAMERA

I personally use the Nikon 5200 DSLR but for dramatically better pictures than your phone, any DSLR will work!

LIGHTING

If you are really getting into photography and want to shoot indoors, a basic starter lighting kit will do.  I like them because you can shoot videos or blog posts anytime day or night.


AFFILIATES

AMAZON

Great place to create an affiliate network if you like to recommend books or products.  I feel like at least once a week I link to Amazon to promote a great book!

COMMISSION JUNCTION

This affiliate website has literally thousands of companies to choose from including MyChelle, Vitamix, Blessed Herbs, and other great companies.  Just register with the company and apply individually for each high quality company that represents you and your brand.

REWARD STYLE

A high end lifestyle and fashion affiliate website that is great for home goods.


VIDEO EDITING

ANIMOTO

Great for custom intros, music with pictures, and a high quality feel.

WE VIDEO

This is a good online editing website if you don't have a downloaded version on your computer.


TWITTER

BITLY

This is a great FREE tool to shorten URL's to tweet!


GIVEAWAYS

RAFELCOPTER

This is a great FREE tool to run giveaways and collect email addresses from subscribers


PAID ADVERTISING

PASSION FRUIT ADS

Once the traffic starts to increase on your website it's time to make some money by having like-minded companies advertise on your website!


BUSINESS CARDS

MOO BUSINESS CARDS

Gorgeous designs with a hint of luxury... the only place I use!


PLACES TO SUBMIT ARTICLES TO BE PUBLISHED 

MIND BODY GREEN

DAILY CUP OF BLOOM

LUCKY MAGAZINE

BLOGHER

EMPOWHER

 


INSTAGRAM

INSTAFEED

A provides widgets to create responsive Instagram feeds using specific hashtags


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