The Tools That Will Help You Run
Your Blogging Business
This is a simple list of the tools I use to manage my blogging business. Each tool listed below has been used by me personally and I can recommend them wholeheartedly.
Can’t live without ’em
I manage my entire life using Notion. This amazing tool has been a god-send and helps me manage & organize my work properly.
I use Google Docs to write my content and Google Sheets to manage all the websites I manage. It’s my daily driver tool.
The best writing tool for bloggers. Grammarly helps me fix all spelling and grammar mistakes in my content. This is a MUST-HAVE tool.
Only The Best Ones!
Ahrefs is an all-in-one SEO tool that has everything you’ll need to manage your website’s SEO and improve your rankings.
Link Whisper is a MUST-HAVE for anyone who’s serious about internal linking and wants to speed up the process.
RankMath is THE BEST WordPress SEO plugin out there. It can do everything for you and make your life a tad bit easy.
One of my favorite SEO tools for conducting keyword research, backlink analysis, spying on my competitors, & a lot more.
KWFinder is perfect for finding long-tail keyword opportunities. I recommend this to anyone looking for an affordable KW research tool.
SERPStat is a great affordable alternative to SEMRush and is ideal for rank tracking, backlink analysis, and SEO audits.
Simplify Your Life
My recommended solution for the most reliable yet affordable cloud hosting for your websites. RankHox is powered by Cloudways.
I use Cloudflare on all my websites. It’s the best free CDN provider out there. If you run a blog, you MUST use Cloudflare.
This is my favorite password manager tool. It helps me save the passwords of god knows how many services and tools I’m subscribed to.
QueText is the best plagiarism checker tool and it helps me check the content of my writing team I have for my blogs.
Zoho Mail helps me set up custom email addresses for my websites with ease.
AppSumo is my go-to place to find the best deals on tools. I’ve purchased several awesome tools from AppSumo.
Grow Your Blogging Business
I use the Affiliate Booster plugin on my affiliate niche sites to display products and boost conversions. And it keeps getting better with each update!
CartFlows is an awesome WordPress plugin for creating sales and marketing funnels. It’s so simple and straightforward to use!
AutoPilot is the email marketing software I use to manage my email lists for RankHox and other blogs I run. It’s really good!
SendFox is a simple email marketing tool made for bloggers and small creators. It’s affordable and perfect for bloggers.
For email automation nerds like me, SendinBlue is a great tool that has everything and is affordable at the same time.
Podia is the best platform for hosting your own courses. It has all the features in it to help you manage and sell your course like a real pro!
Run Your blog like a Well-oiled machine
This nifty plugin can shorten your affiliate links to make them more presentable & brandable.
WP Rocket is my favorite speed optimization plugin for WordPress. It can turn your slow site to blazing fast!
With this plugin, you can preload the internal pages of your website and load them instantly.
WordFence is the best security plugin I’ve used. It’s really good at keeping your site secure.
All-in-one WP Migration
Want to migrate your website to a new host? This plugin makes website migration a walk in the park!
Novashare is a great lightweight social media sharing plugin for WordPress. I use it on all my sites!
Make it look attractive!
Design & Customization Tools
Astra Pro Theme
RankHox is powered by the Astra Pro theme which is fast, clean, and perfect for bloggers. It’s clean, lightweight, and fast!
RankHox is built entirely using the Gutenberg editor and this plugin is its backbone as it comes with a lot of blocks to let you design on Gutenberg.
My go-to page builder for designing every website. I use Elementor on a lot of my sites and also for my client projects.
GeneratePress is another great WordPress theme if you want speed and a beautiful design for your blog.
Genesis Framework by StudioPress is a perfect starting point for anyone who wants a powerful theme for their blog.
I use CloudApp to take beautiful screenshots for my content. The app also lets me edit the images quickly.
Envato Elements is a great marketplace place to find almost anything. Fonts, graphics, templates, you name it!
I use Figma to design prototypes of my websites and also to design graphics for my blog.
Webflow is a powerful tool for building advanced websites. I’ve built my design portfolio using Webflow.
This nifty extension lets you find the email address on any website. Very useful if you do a lot of email outreach.
This extension provides SEO metrics for any page along with many other useful tools.
Find out the technology behind any website. You can check all the tools a website is using.
Detailed SEO Extension
With this extension, you can get insights into any website you’re on. Good for quick SEO analysis.
Find out what font a website is using on its pages. Super useful to spot a font you like.
ToDoist New Tab
It replaces your browser’s new tab page with a ToDoist page. Helpful for viewing tasks directly on your new tab.