Tools We Recommend

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One of my favorite things to do is find tools that can make our business easier, more efficient, or prettier. Everyone in my network knows I’m the go to girl when they are looking for something.

Q. “Hey Lorina, do you know a place to get jobs a a freelancer?”
A. “YES, Upwork.com!”
Q. “Hey Lorina, do you know an app that can remove unwanted objects from photos?”
A. “Yes, TouchRetouch, it’s more accurate than Photoshop!”

Social Media Marketing & Management:

Blog Resources: Planoly

Planoly

Instagram Management Tool


You can use Planoly to schedule your whole Instagram content for the whole month and have it automatically post itself. Learn more about it in our blog post here.

Tailwind

Pinterest Marketing Tool


Tailwind is one of the best investments you can do for your website traffic. It allows you to schedule all your Pins for the whole month in one sitting. Signup with our link to get $15 off 🙂

PeopleMap

Instagram Marketing Tool


PeopleMap helps you strategically grow and connect on instagram or track certain campaigns. For full details take a look at our Instagram Marketing With Peoplemap blog post.

Iconosquare

Instagram Analytics Tool


Iconosquare is a tool that lets you analyze your instagram in depth from your growth, to your content performance, to competitors and more.

Unfold

Insta Story Collages


With Unfold you can create beautiful collages for Instagram Stories.

Continual App

Crop Your Videos for Stories


Continual App is an app that lets you upload longer videos then exports them into 15 second long clips so you can upload them on Instagram Stories.

LYNX

Instagram Bio Link


LYNX is a pretty way to display your links in your Instagram Bio. You can even customize it with your own domain url.

Photo Editing Apps:

VSCO

Photo Editing App


VSCO is the number one used Instagram photo editing app. By far the most popular filter I hear people using is A6.

Snapseed

Photo Editing App


Snapseed is amazing for editing specific colors or areas in an image.

A Color Story

Photo Editing App


A Color Story is one of my favorite photo editing apps for the bright filters, ability to stack filters, and the ability to edit the curves in photos.

Touch Retouch

Photo Retouching App


Touch Retouch is one of my FAVORITE photo apps. It allows you to quickly remove unwanted items from photos such as electric wires, trash cans, etc.

SKWRT

Photo Adjusting App


SKWRT is a photo app that lets you fix the perspectives of photos.

Business Management:

Milanote

Customizable Work Space


Milanote is one of a kind. It allows you to create your own work flow with customizable boards and elements. You can organize your whole life in it, give permission to others to see certain boards and comment with others.

Google Suite

Business Management


I love using Google Suite to organize my business into folders, spreadsheets, collaborative word documents, etc. I also use it to get my email (hello@bloggerstudios.com) and I can create different aliases or add interns as well.

Dropbox

Photo & File Organization


I’ve been using Dropbox for years! It’s where I back up all my website files and where I upload and organize our business photos. It lets you share specific folders so we use it to share client photos when we collaborate with different brands.

Business Marketing:

Lucky Orange

Analytics for Websites


Lucky Orange is an incredible platform that delivers analytics on your website from where customers click most on the site all the way to their path across your site to checkout.

Website Tools:

SiteGround

Website Hosting


SiteGround is a great hosting website for WordPress, they make it easy to get started and they have a great support system.

WP Engine is a wordpress hosting platform.

WP Engine

WordPress Hosting


WP Engine is a WordPress specific hosting site that is made with extra security and incredible support. This one costs more than something like SiteGround but you’ll get the extra security built in. I’d recommend this if you’re trying to do a e-commerce or workshops type of site.

Ubersuggest

SEO Keyword Search


Ubersuggest is a tool developed by Neil Patel (leading bloggers in the industry) and it’s used to look up keywords. This is helpful to help you choose the right blog post titles and topics or looking up keywords for ads.

Manage WP

Website Management


Manage WP is a tool I use DAILY for managing all my websites. It lets you quickly sign in to any of my sites, updates all my plugins, creates a daily backup of my websites and you can even add security protection and other extras.

WordPress Themes:

Hello You Design

WordPress Designer Themes


Hello You Design is a collection of WordPress themes for entrepreneurial women.

Theme Forest

Creative Marketplace


Theme Forest is like ebay for design elements and WordPress themes. There are SO many options to choose from and you can type in different keywords or wants for your theme.

17th Avenue

Feminine WordPress Themes


17th Avenue is a feminine collection of WordPress themes so if you’re looking for pinks and girly aesthetics take a look.

Station Seven

WordPress Themes & Branding Kits


Station Seven has some of my favorite branding kits for Pinterest & Instagram as well as beautiful wordpress themes!

Affiliate Programs:

ShopStyle Collective

Fashion Affiliate Program


ShopStyle is one of my favorite Fashion Affiliate sites because they make it easy to search for products from all sorts of stores such as Nordstrom, Anthropology and even Etsy! They recently switched their program from pay-per-click to pay-per-sale.

RewardStyle

Fashion Affiliate Program


RewardStyle is one of the two fashion affiliate programs I recommend. This one is a bit more exclusive and hard to get into vs ShopStyle but if you have a blog and consistent content you should get approved. I can also refer you to help increase your approval chances (email me at hello@bloggerstudios.com with your first and last name, blog url and email you want to apply with).

ShareASale

Affiliate Link Network


ShareASale is a HUGE affiliate network that partners with all sorts of brands including Fashion, Computer Programs, Weddings, Real Estate and so on. This is where I first look to see if a company I love has an affiliate program.

Learning:

Skillshare

Creative Training Classes


Skillshare is an online learning community for creatives with more than 20,000 online classes! You can learn everything from photography, web design, lettering and so much more. Get two months free with our code to test it out! 🙂

My goal with this page is to provide a list of tools that will help you thrive in your business. If you have any favorite ones that I’m missing please email me at hello@bloggerstudios.com.