AP Creations Resources

These are things I use in my business. Some are free. Some are paid. I use affiliate links when available, which means I may earn a few cents if you sign up or purchase something.

Resources I love

These are products I actually use every day. There are more that I use for writing available on the writing resources page. And my favorite supplements coming soon.


WordPress Themes


WordPress Themes at Restored316

Feminine look, full of features! It’s easy to make a professional-looking website with themes from Restored316!

Restored 316 Feminine WordPress Theme Design using the Genesis Framework

WordPress plugins


Post Gopher

It allows website visitors to download any post to save for later!  Add to your email subscription link. I get several a day!

Wordfence plugin

I use the Wordfence premium plugin for all my websites. I was hacked in February 2017, and I needed to be serious. So I purchased the premium plugin. The founders’ blog posts are almost worth the total price. Amazing!


Email List Providers


ConvertKit

Sends my newsletters, creates my landing pages, forms, and tags my subscribers with ease!

SendFox

Sendfox is what I use now for all my email sequences and newsletters.


Social Media Posting Strategies


MissingLettr

This incredible service finds any new posts I publish and creates a marketing campaign for them! They make images and hashtags, and excerpts. I love it. It sets up a campaign for each of my posts! I’ve been able to see a difference in my social traffic. It currently works with Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

Post Planner!PostPlanner

Have difficulty getting those Twitter posts to show up as you want? Try PostPlanner Utilizing both Twitter and Facebook for posting, it allows you to add in content from around the web in your niche! Posting on Pinterest is easy! I use this several times a week and it makes it easy to add in single repeating posts!


Sharing Free eBooks


ProlificWorks

Giveaway your books on Prolific Works – gain new subscribers, join promos with other authors! Set up for Reviews!

Bookfunnel

Bookfunnel is the other service I use to deliver free books to readers. I use this mainly for promotions, cross-promotions, and giveaway deals.


Writing Tools


Grammarly

 Get better at writing with Grammarly. Reduce the need for costly human proofreaders. Reduce your costs per product, email, and book. Learn more than you thought you could.

With the premium, you get:

The #1 Writing Tool
  • Critical grammar and spelling checks
  • Advanced checks for punctuation, grammar, context, and sentence structure
  • Vocabulary enhancement suggestions
  • Genre-specific writing style checks
  • Plagiarism detector that checks more than 16 billion web pages

Try it free first and see how much you like the Grammar Checker, then go for premium!

ProWritingAid

 don’t know what I would do without ProWritingAid to check my writing. It gives me so much more confidence in everything I write. Want to see what I mean? Try it for yourself.

If you are serious about improving your writing, ProWritingAid is the best writing software out there. They recently created a helpful demo page so that you can try out their grammar and style suggestions before you even sign up: Get Grammar Suggestions. Follow their simple suggestions and feel more confident in everything you write. 


Some of my favs


Website Tools
  • Gumroad Gumroad is an easy way to add a shopping experience for your subscribers. I’m really happy with them and already have sales!
  • Just Host – recommended hosting
  • NameSilo – Buy your domain name here!
  • RootPal

Rootpal is my newest hosting company. I moved all my websites here to my server. I manage it and update it as needed.

Online Courses/Bundles
Essential Oils and Supplements

Young Living Essential Oils

I believe in using pure and organic for my family. I’m introducing diffusers, now used in every bedroom and living room, and homemade dishwasher detergent. We’ve added quite a bit to our home and feel better every day. Check out my website for more information.