Publisher Tools and Resources

Useful affiliate marketing tools and resources we either use or recommend to publishers.

Below is a list of affiliate tools, products and resources we use or may be of value to publishers. Some are free and some are not but we believe they offer value so we want to make pubs aware of them. If you have a product or service you want us to recommend, use our contact form and let us know about it. If it makes the cut, we will add it below.

Domain Registrars

  • GoDaddy – Cheap domain registration.
  • NameCheap – Cheap domain registration.
  • Domain.com – Domain registration, promotions usually available.
  • Hostgator – More known for hosting but the do offer domain registration.
  • Hover – Cheap domain registration.

Web Hosting

SEO & Keyword Research Tools

  • Moz – The Moz toolbar for Chrome is helpful as well.
  • SEMRush – Good keyword research tool.
  • SpyFu – Freemium model.
  • Google Adwords – Great keyword research.
  • Google Analytics – Once you are familiar with GA, SEO is a whole lot easier, and it’s free.

Affiliate Forums

Coupon Website Themes

Social Media Tools

  • HootSuite – You can manage your Twitter and Facebook accounts by scheduling your content delivery.
  • Tweetdeck

Music

Blogging and CMS

  • WordPress – Our main goto for CMS.
  • Tumblr – Free blogging platform. A little SEO benefit.
  • Drupal – Looks great. We don’t use it but hear good things.
  • Magento.
  • X-cart – eCommerce PHP Shopping Cart Software.

PR

  • PRWeb – less than the big boys but don’t let the cost fool you.

Email Marketing and Distribution

Affiliate Networks

Website Monetization

Communication

  • Skype – Free calls to wherever. We use Skype daily.
  • ooVoo

File Storage

  • Dropbox – Cloud based storage. Easy to use.