A curated list of our favorite tools, just for you. We love to share what we know, and these resources are what you ask about the most, and the ones we use + love the most.

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Let us know how these resources + tools work for you; we’d truly love to know!

Check out the list of business tools Bluchic uses to run the business + get it as handy PDF!

Business Tools

Our favorite hosting provider! They have reliable service and affordable plans from as low as $2.95/month. You also receive a free domain when you purchase your hosting.
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This eCommerce platform makes it easy for us to sell digital products and handle our affiliate program. It has amazing features such as upsell, cart abandonments, and more.
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Our email marketing service. MailerLite is easy to use and robust as ConvertKit , but not as costly. And, it seamlessly integrates with our shopping cart – SendOwl.
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Nothing’s better for understanding the data behind your website. To keep it simple we recommend creating a Google Data Studio dashboard to see everything at a glance, beautifully.
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The best project management system. We use this to keep us organized, on schedule with our tasks like editorial calendar + launches, and to communicate as a team.
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A helpful (and free!) tool for screen recording + sending videos. Great to use when collaborating with others and you’d just prefer to leave a video memo instead of writing out all your thoughts.
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We love this essential resource for all kinds of creative wares from stock photos, fonts, graphics, etc. It’s a treasure trove of digital goods you can use on your website, social media, and emails.

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Never forget a password again. Store all of your passwords securely in LastPass for quick and easy access whenever you need them – save once, and they’re instantly available on all your devices.

Try LastPass Premium Free for 30 days

Social Media Scheduling

This Pinterest scheduling tool saves us so much time! We use it to schedule our pins in bulk and it will automatically pin them to the boards we want them shared to on schedule. Tailwind also analyzes our best pinning times.
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We use this to schedule social media post and automatically re-share all our evergreen content on Twitter and Facebook, which drives a good bit of traffic back to our site.
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Our tool of choice for pre-planning our Instagram. Includes a grid preview, planning for stories and great analytics tools PLUS you can schedule content and draft captions to post directly into Instagram.

Try Planoly for Free

Stock Photography

The original styled stock resource and our number one go-to whenever we need to update our Bluchic website images. Their images are extremely high quality.
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If you look around this stock resource you might see some familiar photos…we use these for all of our demo themes!
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We love these photos for our social media, especially Instagram. We love them so much that we collaborate with Elle to include a bundle of 10 exclusive photos from Styled Stock Society in our Canva templates!
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Marketing + Legal Templates

The Contract Shop is our go-to place for keeping our website legal (with Terms and Conditions templates) and pre-written contract templates for all of our business needs.
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Ashlyn’s shop is packed full of goodies for creative entrepreneurs. From email and product description templates to PR and welcome sequence courses, she’s got everything copywriting covered.
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Hand-craft your marketing systems for higher conversions with these amazing bundles from conversion marketer Kate and start attracting and converting more clients you love without burning out.
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WordPress Plugins

The #1 Tool for making the most of your SEO on WordPress. If you have a website, you need this plugin. Plus, they have lots of tutorials to teach you how to use it well.
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This plugin adds beautiful, fast social share buttons to your site. We’re using the premium version and love everything about it! It also has click-to-tweet feature you can add to blog posts.
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The drag and drop form builder makes it easy and allows us to create beautiful contact forms in minutes. It’s also 100% mobile responsive.
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Backing up your site—at least weekly— is essential. This tool is easy to use and allows you to schedule a complete WordPress backup that runs automatically. We highly recommend it.
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If you’re on shared hosting (almost all of our users are), caching your site is essential for keeping it running smoothly. This simple plugin makes your site fast and is easy to use.
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