Going through my finances every year and doing my annual admin, I realized, that over the years I have a lot of blog expenses collected without seeing a real difference. In business, it’s different.

Marketing tools really help me make more money. But with blogging, it’s different. I don’t need fancy apps and tools to blog, I can do it on a budget. That’s why, this year, I’m making a lot of changes. 

I’m downsizing and I’m ‘killing’ a lot of subscriptions. I will still keep my monthly income report, but like in the income report, I’ll make a difference between blogging tools and business tools.

I'm downsizing my blog business expenses this year! This is all I need.

Here are my business expenses for 2018:

I will get rid of my email marketing software subscription for my blogging list and will move the list to this company. I noticed that I could host my subscribers there for less, with the same functions (and more!).

I will renew my Picmonkey subscription, to design everything from Instagram Stories (some!) to Blog images. I will host my courses on Teachable, just like I did the previous years.

I will use Planoly to schedule my Instagram account’s posts and this tool to schedule my pins. As far as I can come up with blogging tools, that’s about it. I’ll list my business tools down below to show you that I use a lot of other tools, some overlap my blog and business.

Business expenses for the new year:

It’s most likely that I will stick with these tools to run my business because they make it very easy to run multiple ventures and automate a lot.