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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 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.
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.