our favorite resources
Below you will find some of our favorite tools and resources for building a beautiful blog, lovely home, and strong faith
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a great place to learn various skills ranging from blogging, photography to personal growth. They offer free on air classes or you can purchase courses to watch any time.
FOR YOUR HOME
Another place to find assortment of essential singles and blends along with supplies. And don't forget to check out their bargin bin
BUILD A BLOG YOU'RE PROUD OF
Launching a blog is probably much easier than you think. Here are the essential ingredients to starting your first blog.
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While there are numerous places to purchase blog themes. Below are a few of our favorite.
Lauren and the team at Restored 316 offer some beautifully crafted blog themes. And we have have used several her themes in the past.
StudioPress has a number of Genesis child theme. In fact we have the pro plan which gives us access to all themes sold by StudioPress. It's perfect for those bloggers who like to switch up their themes often.
PRETTY DARN CUTE DESIGN
Lindsey at Pretty Darn Cute Designs offers feminine premade themes that are in fact pretty darn cute!
tools for automating your social media
Tailwind is a handy tool we use for Pinterest automation. One of the things we like the most is their free Tribes feature that anyone can use. Want to give TailWind a try? Join our TailWind Tribe.
While Hootsuite allows you to schedule social media messages, we like to use it as a way to monitor mentions and specific hashtags on twitter.
Are you a faith blogger but having trouble designing a strategy for your content?
We highly recommend taking Christa’s More Than a Blog or Content Conversations course. Christa resources uses a Biblical approach to blog planning and strategy.
Interested in monetizing your blog?
Tasha’s course Affiliate Marketing for Bloggers offers a great breakdown of the different ways to incorporate affiliate marketing in your blog.
Want a to launch a blog but not sure where to start?
Suzi’s course, Blog by Number, offers a simple step by step approach to planning and launching a successful blog.
Heard you need a email list but not exactly sure what to send them?
Meera has been one of my favorite finds in the online space. Her book 1 hour Content Plan and her course Email List Simplified is a goldmine of information for every blogger.
Do you have a hunger to know God’s Word but lack confidence in your ability to study and understand it yourself?
Arabah Joy’s course, Bible Study Methods: 7 Ways in 7 Days will arm you with the tools you need to dig into God’s Word with confidence.
Could you use a bit more organization in your blogging life?
Sarah’s Honest Bloggers Binder is packed with everything you need to get your blog organized along with several of her most popular books
CREATING BEAUTIFUL GRAPHICS
Easy to use web-based tool to create all your graphics for social media and blogging. Has both free and paid options
A photo editor that makes it simply to create collages, Pinterest graphics, and blog images. You can start a free trial today.
This happens to be our go-to tool for creating blog post graphics here at BCW. The Photography CC plan gives you access to Photoshop + Lightroom for a monthly fee.
Creative Market offers the perfect place to find themes, social media templates, patterns, fonts, and more. Each week they give away 6 FREE goods. It's the perfect way to beef up your digital design toolbox.
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