WordPress Blog Hosting

  • Host Gator* – My blog is currently being hosted by Host Gator, so I would highly recommend using them for your WordPress website. They offer 1-click WordPress Install, so you don’t have to do any scary FTP. They also have excellent customer service to help you with any of your technical needs.

Stock Photography

  • – Don’t have your own images or money for a photographer? iStock has thousands of royalty photographs and illustrations that you can use on your site.
  • Morgue File – FREE online photo directory of images you can use on your website. Read the terms when using each photo.

Color Inspiration

  • ColourLovers – Over a million different color schemes and patterns to inspire you to create the perfect color palette for your next project.
  • Design-Seeds – Different color schemes inspired by photographs.

WordPress Help

  • – Variety of resources to help with navigating, installing plug-ins or updating your WordPress website.

Photo Editing Software

  • Picmonkey – A cool FREE photo editor to add fun to an otherwise boring picture. Perfect for photo based websites, or blogs.
  • GIMP – A FREE Photoshop-ish Program without the hefty price tag. Available for both MAC and PC platforms.

*Some of these links are affiliate links, which means I’ll get a really small commission (think like a coffee at Starbucks) if you make a purchase. These are products I love, adore and currently use myself or clients have ranted and raved about. I’d never steer you wrong :).

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