Affiliate Marketing Tools
Here's a brief overview of the tools and services that we use on a daily basis. We are sharing this list in an effort to be as open and transparent as possible about how and what we use on a daily basis to make money online with affiliate marketing programs. Using these affiliate marketing tools isn't 100% necessary, however we strongly feel that each of the sites/services listed below play a part in our success.
We like MODAhost for our web hosting, managed WordPress hosting and domain names. Its fast, affordable and they don't overload their servers.
We use WPEngine on one of our more successful affiliate websites, ChainMarket. Also when we build clients' websites, we use WPEngine. WPEngine is widely regarded as the best WordPress Hosting available.
Marketing & SEO Tools
Despite what some may think, Fiverr is an excellent place to find excellent services on the cheap. We use Fiverr for SEO, content, video and design work on a weekly basis.
Nancie's Web is one of the oldest domains on the web and is currently utilized as an article directory. We encourage everyone to submit articles and content with backlinks on the site as often as they can as it will help improve the overall SEO of your website through nofollow links.
Nmchk.com is a great place to check the value of your site and also get an overview of exactly how key metrics including social media, traffic, backlinks and trust around the web for your website. We use Nmchk several times a week and love using the price widget on websites that we are putting up for sale.
Website & Design Tools
Probably the best $70 you'll ever spend. We use a lot of WordPress themes from Elegant Themes and you'll notice that we use two plugins on this site and most all of our sites. We use Bloom for building our email lists and use Monarch, the social sharing plugin as well. There is no better value out there. Use this Link for 20% OFF - Elegant Themes
The most widely used CMS/Blogging platform for a reason. Its easy to use, very versatile and best of all - FREE. We build almost all our sites and client sites using WordPress.
We us Twitter Bootstrap as a baseline for most all of our web design. Its mobile first which is very nice to have as a baseline to design your site.
We will not build any form on WordPress without Gravity. The most useful and flexible WordPress plugin we use on a daily basis.
Bloom is our optin form plugin of choice for getting emails and building our list. The plugin is offered through Elegant Themes. Use any link listed to get 20% OFF.
SEO by Yoast
The best SEO plugin for WordPress. Your rankings will improve and managing SEO will become a dream.