Resources - Tool BoxWelcome to my Resources page! Everything on this page is something that I use and recommend. Many of the links are affiliate links, meaning I will receive a commission if you choose to purchase through them. I really appreciate it if you do and would like to Thank You immensely!

Remember, you too can easily sign up for affiliate programs at many of these sites after you purchase. Recommending products and services through affiliate programs is a great way to support businesses that you use and trust, while at the same time earning some passive income for yourself.

Hosting Providers

Niche Site Training Courses

Selling on Amazon

For Retail Arbitrage (buying stuff for cheap to re-sell on Amazon for profit)

  • Full Time FBA Training Material and Blog
    • Stephen Smotherman has one of the best blogs out there on this topic –
    • Here is a link to his very best eBook and Video Training Course – How to Keepa Camel
  • FBA Seller Tools and Supplies – here is a short and simple list of everything you need to start selling retail arbitrage via FBA

For Private Labeling (sourcing products for cheap to brand and sell on Amazon for profit)

Click Here to get my FREE Guide – How to Find Retail Items to Sell on Amazon

Research and SEO Tools and Services

  • Long Tail Pro - Dumb Passive IncomeSEMRush – One of the most comprehensive SEO tools available! I can’t even begin to tell you how many things you can do with it in this small blurb. Check it out yourself! This one is not cheap – but worth the money when you are serious about SEO.
  • Long Tail Pro – Check out this post to see how Long Tail Pro actually pays for itself! Plus, you’ll learn about my exclusive discount and bonus available just for readers of this blog!
  • AmaSuite – suite of 4 different software products for researching Amazon niches and products. This tool is a must have if you are building Amazon niche sites – see exactly how I use it here.
  • The HOTH – one of the best and most trusted link building services. Even after all the Google updates, The HOTH is still going strong and still provides a service that you can totally trust. Read my full review on The Hoth and see my case study results here.
  • ProRankTracker – (free or paid versions available) – track your keyword rankings in Google (and other search engines). Easy to use, updated daily and best of all, ranking updates are sent daily via email!

Outreach, Lead Generation and E-mail Marketing

Free Tools and WordPress Plugins

WordPress Plugins Worth Paying For

  • AmaLinks Pro – the best, fastest and easiest way to add Amazon affiliate links to your WordPress sites
  • Social Warfare – very slick and customizeable sharing buttons that don’t slow down your site
  • Kraken – a robust, ultra-fast image optimizer and compressor that dramatically improves your websites load times.

Website Tools for Themes and Appearance

  • MyThemeShop – extremely fast and elegant themes (and plugins) optimized for SEO and performance

WordPress Management

  • ManageWP (free or paid versions available) – there is no way I could keep up with managing multiple WordPress sites without this tool. I update plugins on all of my sites at once with just one click of a button! Automated daily site backups too, with a paid account.

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