Affiliate Marketing Tools and Resources
Useful affiliate resources we either use or recommend to publishers

Below is a list of tools, products and resources we use or may be of value to publishers. Some are free and some are not but we have found that they offer a value to publishers so we want to make you 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.

Web Hosting

  • Softlayer – Not cheap but if your service demands uptime, they are my go to.
  • Bluehost – Gotta pay for a year but cheap and reliable.
  • Digital Ocean – Cloud based, pay only for what you use. If you not technical, stay away.
  • AWS – try for free.
  • HostGator
  • Liquid Web

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.

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.