Resource Page for Blogger Babble!

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We have compiled a list of useful web sites, themes, and tools so that bloggers can easily access these resources. If you have a resource that you feel would be beneficial to your fellow bloggers, or you just want to chat about blogging, please email us!

Blogger Babble resources:

Books:

How to Write a Blog:

This e-book explains how to write a blog from beginning to end in seven easy steps. It is a useful guide for new bloggers, moderately experienced bloggers, or anyone who is interested in how to start a blog for individual or commercial use.

Web sites:

Blogtrepeneur:

A blog geared to young entrepreneurs and small business owners. This blog has several articles that address the business side of blogging.

Daily Blog Tips:

Author Daniel Scocco shares daily tips to help bloggers maximize their blogging success.

ProBlogger:

This is a collection of articles and resources for bloggers. It provides advice on how bloggers can make money.

Blogger:

Blogger is owned by Google; it offers free customizable themes and integration with Google Adsense. You must have a Google account to sign up.

WordPress:

WordPress is a full-content management system that features thousands of plugins, widgets, and themes.

Themes

Woo Themes:

Woo Themes offers professional, top-quality WordPress themes. WooCommerce provides themes that will enable you to turn your web site into an e-commerce store. WooThemes offers several free themes.

Gorilla Themes:

Gorilla Themes offers customizable WordPress themes. They offer several real estate–related themes and have competitive prices (starting at $39.95).

Elegant Themes:

Elegant Themes offers a large variety of WordPress themes. It costs $39/year to access all their themes.

Theme Forest:

Theme Forest offers over 5,000 site templates, WordPress themes, CMS themes, eCommerce and marketing themes/tools, PSD templates, blogging themes, and themes for forums and bulletin boards. Some are priced as low as $1.

Theme Junkie:

Theme Junkie offers approximately 25 customizable WordPress themes for reasonable prices. Some themes are free.

Tools

Scribendi.com Editing and Proofreading Services WordPress Plugin:

Scribendi.com's WordPress Plugin provides professional editing to check your posts for grammar, spelling, punctuation, and structure. They offer competitive prices, and turnaround times are as quick as four hours.

Polldaddy:

Polldaddy provides easy-to-use survey software, which can be used to create surveys, polls, and quizzes. Basic accounts are free.

Webconfs' Reciprocal Link Checker:

This can be used to monitor your reciprocal links and to receive notifications if a reciprocal link is removed.

Audacity:

Audacity provides free audio editing software. It is a great tool for podcast creation. We use Audicaty for all of our free podcasts; it is user-friendly and produces high quality results.

JotForm:

JotForm is a user-friendly, web-based form builder, and it can be used to create contact forms, satisfaction surveys, calendars, etc.

LOCKERZ Share:

This tool creates custom code for users to add "share" or "bookmark" buttons to their blog or web site.

ShareThis:

ShareThis provides detailed options for users to create custom code for "share" and "bookmark" buttons. They also offer analytics.

AddThis:

AddThis creates custom code for "share" and "bookmark" buttons. They also offer analytics.

 

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