Website Hosting

BlueHost (Affiliate Link)
We recommend Bluehost hosting for most authors. They offer affordable WordPress hosting with lots of extras—including free domain email, free SSL certificates, and great storage options. You can also purchase your domain name from Bluehost so that both your hosting package and domain are under one roof !

Domain Registration

Namecheap (Affiliate Link)
The most affordable domain pricing we’ve found on the web. If you’re comfortable with the idea of having your domain with a different provider than your web host, you’ll save a few bucks by purchasing with Namecheap. And they offer free domain privacy, so you’ll save a some money each year as well.


WordPress Theme Repository
A database of WordPress themes, with the ability to preview what your content will look like. Make sure to click through to the theme homepage and then view the demo.


Google Fonts
Free fonts that you can use for both online and offline projects. Customize and preview your text before committing.


Design Seeds
Explore hundreds of color palettes for inspiration.

Great resources of copyright free images.


Printing & Marketing Services

VistaPrint offers quality print services for a low price. Perfect for anyone who needs business cards, postcards, banners, etc. They’ve recently added branding services for products as well.

Email Marketing

MailerLite is the best-priced email marketing available*. Set up mailing lists to send newsletters as well as auto-email RSS campaigns. Easy to set up, easy to use, and fairly priced, we recommend this for anyone who is actively seeking to expand and interact with their audience.

*Statements based off pricing plans as of March 2021. Check current pricing plans before deciding which platform to use.