The tools you need to successfully run a WordPress blog

Welcome to the Resources section, a curated list of the tools and websites we strongly recommend for building and optimizing your blog.

We are either using or have extensively tested every recommendation on this page. The resources listed here are crucial to running our business (or were crucial to developing to where it is today).

Before digging into the awesome resources we know and trust, an important disclosure:

Some of the links below are affiliate links, which means that if you choose to make a purchase, we will earn a commission. This commission comes at no additional cost to you. Please understand that we have experience with all of these companies, and we recommend them because they are helpful and useful, not because of the small commissions we make if you decide to buy something. Please do not spend any money on these products unless you feel you need them or that they will help you achieve your goals.

WP Engine

WP Engine

All our websites are hosted on WPEngine. Why? WP Engine makes it easy to speed up your site, increase your conversion rates, and improve your SEO. If you are currently hosting your blog on some other hosting provider, then no problem, WPEngine has tools that make it easy to migrate your blog to their servers. When we started growing we realized the need and importance to migrate to a fast and secure managed WordPress platform. We decided to move to WPEngine after evaluating several managed WordPress platforms, and it is one of the best decisions we have made. They also provide outstanding customer service!

We highly recommend using WPEngine for your WordPress blog, and you can get started now at only $29/month. They also offer a 60-day money back guarantee, which means if you’re not happy after 60 days, they’ll refund your money 100%. So take action now, and save 20% off your first payment, which is an exclusive deal for iPhoneHacks readers!