Tools & Resources

Resources & Tools  



A collection of tools and resources to help you start and grow your online ventures. This collection features tools and resources that I personally recommend, either because I use them myself, have tested them or done research on them and am confident in recommending them.

Here, you will see many tools and resources, from online courses, to eBooks, to plugins, themes, website hosting and email marketing tools. You do not need all of the tools I share, but many of them will be quite valuable for you, depending on your online side hustle or business.

Full disclosure: I am an affiliate for most of the resources, online courses and tools I mention on this page. This means I may receive a commission, be it in credits or actual pay, if you purchase through my links on this page. As always, I recommend what I use and/or trust.

When going through these resources keep in mind where you are at in your business – are you a beginner, just setting up or are you looking to grow your established online business? The resources I share here have varying values for different stages and levels of expertise. I encourage you assess your needs before buying anything. Many of these tools have free trials or free versions, which is great for seeing things for yourself and making better decisions based on tested value.

Website Tools

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Siteground is my current host for this website. If you're just starting out with 1 website, they have a super affordable plan for that too! Click the button below to see their plans.

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Bluehost is probably the most affordable hosting service and best for beginner websites. During my time with bluehost I had nothing but great experience with their customer service.

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Namecheap is where you can find, buy and register your website domain. It's the cheapest platform to register domains and I was really impressed how user friendly and intuitive it is to use.

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StudioPress has an array of high-performing, quality themes for WordPress websites, including Genesis Framework and themes.

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Start an online store with Shopify. Perfect for e-commerce businesses - dropshipping, physical products, digital products - start your online shop today!

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Want to start a t-shirt shop online without investing upfront? Then, you should check out Spreadshop! It's free and easy to start with - just bring over your t-shirt designs and plug and play!

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Elementor is my favourite page builder plugin for WordPress! With this plugin you can take your theme to new levels by customizing almost every inch of your website.

Books & Guides

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Affiliate Marketing Book

If you're starting our with your blog and want to learn the basics of affiliate marketing this is a great affordable resource to start out with.

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Pricing Like a Marketer

Learn the secret sauce to pricing your products and services so people actually respect and want to buy them!

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Blog Growth Cookbook

This easy-to-follow ebook shows you 208 strategies for more traffic and sales. Best for mom bloggers.

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Blog by Number eBook

Learn how to start and run your blog. If you can't afford the course, this $18 ebook is a great start for mom bloggers.

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Traffic on Autopilot Book

The essential SEO and automation guide you need to train your website to run your business for you.

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Email Bundle eBook

All 79 email Suzi wrote to explode her blog to $17K/month. Get her templates and strategies.

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The Guide

70 brutally honest and actionable tips that grew Suzi's blog to a full-time income. Learn what your can do make it happen for you too.

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Newsletter Ideas Guide

An entire year of newsletter ideas to grow your traffic and sales. Nurture your list all year round.

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Income Journey eBook

Learn how Suzi made $53K in her first year blogging. She includes month-by-month details of what she did to grow her email list and blog income.

Online Courses

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Blog Monetization Course

Have a blog but don't know how to monetize it? Take HerPaperRoute's Blog Monetization Course and you'll be making money blogging in no time!

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Making Sense of Affiliate Marketing Course

Learn how to use affiliate marketing to make money online and become financially independent.

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Savvy System

Start your virtual assistant business with the Savvy System - a complete course that teaches you how to start and build a business as a virtual assistant.

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Convert with Canva

Learn how to design high-converting graphics with Canva that will increase your leads and sales wherever you share them.

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Blog By Number

The perfect course for moms who want to start a blog, find their perfect blog idea, get step by step help with the technical parts, learn how to get traffic and how to make money with their blog.

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Pinterest Marketing Course

Learn the process of setting up your pins for success with professional Pinterest marketing SEO techniques in this comprehensive Pinterest marketing course.

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General Proofreading Course

Learn the skills you need to start your freelance proofreading hustle for consistent side income!

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WAH School

Pay off your debt faster by building your skills with the Work-at-Home School -- a leading online school where you can learn how to start your online business and become financially independent.

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Blog Boss Course

Learn how to turn your brand new blog to a successful money making blog and achieve your goals of becoming a full-time pro-blogger!

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Printables by Number

Learn how to create printables that convert, grow your list and boost your income.

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Paid by Pinterest

Learn how to monetize your Pinterest addiction and start your journey to financial independence.

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$10K in 10 minutes

Get the strategies Suzi put into place to make $10K in 10 minutes. Best for people with a digital product to sell.

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Blog Flipping Masterclass

Learn to flip blogs for a profit and start your new highly profitable online business.

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PicMonkey Course

How to use PicMonkey as a mom blogger. Grow your traffic with beautiful images created in PicMonkey.

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Post by Number

How to write amazing blog posts that convert. Get checklists, templates and learn keyword searching as well. All for under 10 bucks.

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Amazon Affiliates Course

Want to become an Amazon affiliate and start monetizing this giant? Learn how to do just that with this course.

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$30K eBook Training

A video-based training on how Elise promoted her eBook and made $30K in one year.

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Email Marketing Course

Learn the marketing strategies you need to build your list and monetize it.

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Course by Number

How to create, launch and make consistent income with your online course.

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$10K in 2 Days

A video-based training on how Elise launched her course stress free and made $10K in just 2 days.

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Theme by Number

Learn how to create a powerful and beautiful blog using Divi theme from Elegant Themes.