The Blog Business Toolshed

Filed as Features on April 10, 2008 4:14 pm

This article is not for experts. This article is meant to help beginners dive headfirst into the world of building a blog business. Here are the tools you need to build a strong blog business from the ground up. It’s fairly expansive and will help you grasp all the tools needed to understand how to get a blog business off the ground. Other things I didn’t really touch on are actually setting up your blog,nailing your permalink structure, and installing WordPress which is my preferred tool of choice. This is just a basic rundown of tools to get you going in the world of blogging.

The Building Blocks

Build: Social Media Networking & Profiles
Build Your Twitter Profile with Twubble
Nework on Mixx and Reddit

Purchase: Effective Web Hosting
I recommend Mosso, Mediatemple, and aSmallOrange

Start: Effective Networking
Performancing’s Hive
Teaching Sells
Seobook’s Learning Community

Misc. Tools:
Domain Registrars
Dynadot & Moniker

Feed Readers
Google Reader

SEO Tools

SeoBook Tools

WordPress Themes

NeoClassical Theme
CopyBlogger Theme
Cutline For WordPress
Depo Skinny Theme


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  1. By Michael posted on April 12, 2008 at 1:20 pm
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    Great list of tools. I’ve been looking for a new theme for a long time, maybe I’ll find something in one of those links.


  2. By blogdog posted on April 13, 2008 at 8:14 am
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    I appreciate the tools and sources you have included. I find that so much of the information available seems geared to those with a lot of experience with blogging. It is refreshing to see a post of basics geared to those who may be just starting out. Thank you for some great resources.


  3. By Lindsay posted on April 13, 2008 at 8:50 pm
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    Are you going to stop avoiding me and pay me the money that you owe me for blogging for you and your company?


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