our favorite resources

Below you will find some of our favorite tools and resources for building a beautiful blog, lovely home, and strong faith

Please note that some links may be affiliates, which means should purchase through them you help us keep the lights on here at BCW and keep sharing stories of every day women of faith, without any additional cost to you. We are so appreciative of your support.

TRAINING

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CREATIVELIVE

a great place to learn various skills ranging from blogging, photography to personal growth. They offer free on air classes or you can purchase courses to watch any time.

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SKILLSHARE

learn a new skill through free and premium online courses

FOR YOUR HOME

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iHerb

find low-cost items and receive free products for first-time buyers

Grove Collaborative

Grove Collaborative

natural products to help you create safe and beautiful home

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Ebates

get cash back on your purchases. And yes, it really does work!

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Simply Earth

Affordable essential oils + 13% of your purchase helps support a worthy cause

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DaySpring

the perfect place to find gifts, decor, Bible Journaling supplies, cards, and more

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Plant Therapy

Another place to find assortment of essential singles and blends along with supplies. And don't forget to check out their bargin bin

BUILD A BLOG YOU'RE PROUD OF

Launching a blog is probably much easier than you think. Here's the essential ingredients to starting your first blog.

Take the resource guide with you

Free Resource Guide for Christian Women Bloggers

for gift giving

Whether you're looking for a the perfect gift for your special someone or yourself

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CHRISTIANBOOK

Your one-stop shop for Christian gifts, books, study tools, and home decor

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SOULFEED

Send your favorite college student a care package that fuels their faith and their tummies while reminding them you care.

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FAITHBOX

Faithbox is a subscription box that helps your walk with Jesus

blogging themes

While there are numerous places to purchase blog themes. Below are a few of our favorite. 

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RESTORED 316

Lauren and the team at Restored 316 offer some beautifully crafty blog themes. And we have have used several her themes in the past.

StudioPress

STUDIOPRESS

StudioPress has a number of Genesis child theme. In fact we have the pro plan which gives us access to all themes sold by StudioPress. It's perfect for those bloggers who like to switch up their themes often.

Pretty Darn Cute Design

PRETTY DARN CUTE DESIGN

Lindsey at Pretty Darn Cute Designs offers premade themes feminine templates that are in fact pretty darn cute!

tools for automating your social media

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BOARDBOOSTER

Boardbooster is the first Pinterest automation tool we used and our favorite feature is the looping feature.

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Buffer

Buffer offers a simply way to preschedule messages to your Twitter, Facebook, Google+, and Instagram accounts. It has both free and paid options

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TAILWIND

Tailwind is handy tool we use for Pinterest automation. One of the things we like the most is their free Tribes feature that anyone can use. What give TailWind a try? Join our TailWind Tribe.

Hootsuite

HOOTSUITE

While Hootsuite is allows you to schedule social media messages. We like to use it as a way to monitor mentions and specific hashtags on twitter.

Helpful courses

Are you a faith blogger but having trouble designing a strategy for your content? 
We highly recommend taking Christa's More Than a Blog or Content Conversations course.  Christa resources uses a Biblical approach to blog planning and strategy. 

Interested in monetizing your blog? 
Tasha's course Affiliate Marketing for Bloggers offers a great breakdown of the different ways to incorporate affiliate marketing in your blog. 

Want a to launch a blog but not sure where to start?
Suzi's course, Blog by Number, offers a simple step by step approach to planning and launching a successful blog.

Heard you need a email list but not exactly sure what to send them? 
Meera has been one of my favorite finds in the online space. Her book 1 hour Content Plan and her course Email List Simplified is a goldmine of information for every blogger. 

Do you have a hunger to know God's Word but lack confidence in your ability to study and understand it yourself?
Arabah Joy's course,  Bible Study Methods: 7 Ways in 7 Days will arm you with the tools you need to dig into God's Word with confidence. 

Could you use a bit more organization in your blogging life?
Sarah's Honest Bloggers Binder is packed with everything you need to get your blog organized along with several of her most popular books

CREATING BEAUTIFUL GRAPHICS

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Canva

Easy to use web-based tool to create all your graphics for social media and blogging. Has both free and paid options

PicMonkey

PicMonkey

A photo editor that makes it simply to create collages, Pinterest graphics, and blog images. You can start a free trial today.

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Photoshop CC

This happens to be our go-to tool for creating blog post graphics here at BCW. The Photography CC plan gives you access to Photoshop + Lightroom for a monthly fee.

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Creative Market

Creative Market offers the perfect place to find themes, social media templates, patterns, fonts, and more. Each week they give away 6 FREE goods. It's the perfect way to beef up your digital design toolbox.

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Free Resource Guide for Christian Women Bloggers

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