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
My Favorite Marketing Channels on YouTube
📺 Check out my top 10 favorite YouTube channels here
My Favorite Podcasts
🎧 Check out my 15 favorite marketing podcasts here
My Favorite Business Books
📚 Just finished reading
The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg
Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products by Nir Eyal and Ryan Hoover
📖 Currently reading
We Are the Nerds: The Birth and Tumultuous Life of Reddit, the Internet’s Culture Laboratory by Christine Lagorio-Chafkin