My Tools & Resources

As a professional WordPress website developer, web marketer, SEO specialist, and affiliate marketer for over 12 years – I have accumulated quite a few favorite tools and resources.

Some of the links below are affiliate links and I may earn a commission if you purchase through my link at no extra cost to you. Thanks!

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WordPress Development Software

Sublime Text – Code/text editor with good syntax and snippet libraries.

Tower – Connect easily with Bitbucket and other version control software.

Codekit – Mac only Software for compiling SCSS and JavaScript.

MAMP – Local Web Server used to develop websites offline on your computer.

Sequel Pro – A local database program to run with MAMP.

WordPress Hosting

WP Engine – My favorite web hosting platform. Jam-packed with time-saving features, WP Engine delivers quality and service most other hosting companies cannot match. You can read the top ten reasons I Iove WP Engine hosting.

Hostinger – A great cheap shared hosting platform you can host multiple websites on. Use this if you need

WordPress Plugins & Themes

Genesis Block Theme – A simple block editor-based theme for building clean professional websites. It takes a great parent theme to add extra functionality to within a child theme. This website runs on a custom child theme over the Genesis Block Theme.

Search Engine Optimization

RankMath – The best search engine optimization plugin that handles a lot of important SEO tasks for you.

Link Whisper – Great for viewing, editing, and editing your internal link structure. Clearly see what pages you have linking to other pages, and easily optimize your keyword anchor text.

SEMRush – A great SEO tool for keyword rank tracking, competitor research, keyword research, social monitoring, and so much more. SEMRush is a highly valuable tool for those serious about their search engine optimization.

Surfer SEO – Create powerful content that ranks using Surfer. Content research, planning, writing, artificial intelligence … this tool has everything you need to plan and write content that ranks.