Inside My Blogging Toolbox

The MamaZone: Tools for Bloggers

I have used a number of helpful blogging tools to streamline my blogging through the years. Here’s a list of some of those tools to help improve your blog. I’ll update it regularly, so Bookmark it and visit often. By the way, some of these links are referral or affiliate links and if you’re looking for the post on how I make money blogging, find it here. (Last updated 12/7/17)

Site Mechanics

Post Syndication

  • Tailwind: Allows you to manage your Pinterest sharing. Use the link to get a free month.
  • Social Warfare: I started with this and deleted it because it doesn’t work with Pinterest’s official pin buttons. I recently went back because it’s FAST and my site load time decreased when I started using it.
  • Buffer
  • Triberr
  • Empire.Kred

Tools I’ve used in the past:

  • Hootsuite
  • CoSchedule: I stopped because you can find free/less expensive options
  • Revive Old Post
  • Click to Tweet by Todaymade

Image Editing and Creating Graphics/Videos

Free High Quality Photos

Favorite Plugins


Extra Goodies

  • I get my business cards from Moo or Minted.
  • I used to use a plugin for my editorial calendar, but I do better with my paper Erin Condren planner.
  • Grammarly: Free proofreader, grammar checker, plagiarism checker
  • I use both Mailchimp and ConvertKit for newsletters and automation.
  • I store and share files using Dropbox.


The #1 Writing Tool
  • Laina Turner

    Great tools! Visiting from SITs.

    • Anitra Elmore

      Thanks for visiting!!

  • Susan {ofeverymoment}

    Another really helpful post! I just finally opened a Hootsuite account. Thank you!!

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