RESOURCES

Welcome to my resources page. Here I’ve made a list  of my favorite tools, apps, articles, podcasts, books, and videos.

All these resources have helped me immensely in growing this blog that generates over $4000 in side income each month.

Here’s hoping they help you in your blogging journey as well.

Important Disclosure: Some of the links on this page are “affiliate links.” This means if you click on the link and purchase the product/service, I’ll receive an affiliate commission. Please understand I have years of experience using all these tools, and I’m recommending them here because they have been tried and tested by me. That said, please don’t spend money on these tools unless you’re 100% sure they will help you achieve success in blogging.

Last updated: Oct 31, 2018

My Favorite Tools

💹 AppSumo: Marketplace for entrepreneurs which offers exclusive discounts and lifetime subscriptions to marketing tools.

🔥 SEMrush: My go-to tool for keyword research, competition analysis, and technical SEO fixes.

🚀 Instapage: My preferred landing page builder.

🌉 Depositphotos: The best platform to get high-quality stock images and vectors.

🎯 Sumo: My favorite list building software with tons of tools to grow your email list, from welcome mats to popups to smart bars. You’ll spot them at strategic places and times on 99signals.

📨 ConvertKit: Preferred email marketing service provider.

💼 Briefcase: Curated tools that are specifically chosen for entrepreneurs and small business owners.

🤖 TARS Chatbots: Engaging conversational bots that can be used on your website or Facebook messenger. You can chat with our very own 99signals chatbot here.

🔐 NordVPN: My favorite VPN service. NordVPN will shield your internet activity from hackers and malware, and keep your data private.

Side note: For a more comprehensive list of blogging tools and resources, visit this page.

My Favorite Articles

Link Building Strategies: 18 Proven Techniques to Get High Quality Backlinks

5 Unique Ways to Get More Email Subscribers for Your Blog

How to Create Shareable Content: 7 Proven Tactics

🚀 Check out my best content here

My Favorite Marketing Channels on YouTube

Gary Vaynerchuk

Tim Ferriss

Noah Kagan

📺 Check out my top 10 favorite YouTube channels here

My Favorite Podcasts

The GaryVee Audio Experience

The Smart Passive Income Podcast

The Science of Social Media by Buffer

🎧 Check out my 15 favorite marketing podcasts here

My Favorite Business Books

Rework by Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson

#AskGaryVee: One Entrepreneur’s Take on Leadership, Social Media, and Self-Awareness

The Lean Startup by Eric Ries

The 4-Hour Work Week by Tim Ferriss

📚 Just finished reading

Side Hustle by Chris Guillebeau

Tribe of Mentors by Tim Ferriss

📖 Currently reading

Tools of Titans by Tim Ferriss

Trust Me, I’m Lying by Ryan Holiday

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