Would you hire a bunch of school children to build your house?
I am a strong believer that if you want to build something structurally sound you don’t hire school children, plus you must use the right tools.
Because I want to give clambr a fighting chance at succeeding as a business I invested a lot of time into making sure I chose the right tools so it can keep growing to become the tallest sky scraper in the block!
These are the tools I use to run clambr and my various other websites. Some are onsite tools and others help me promote clambr or manage my offsite SEO activities.
Please note some of the links below are affiliates which means I’ll earn a small commission if you buy the tool at no extra cost to you. These small commissions are how I keep clambr up and running so your support is highly appreciated.
Link Building Tools
BuzzStream – Manage link prospects and conduct link building campaigns
Check My Links – Google Chrome plugin that highlights broken links
Email Subscriber Management
AWeber – Must have for creating email capture forms, managing subscribers and sending blog post updates
Laughing Squid – I use these guys for clambr. They’re trusted for WordPress sites and their customer support gets a gold starfish!
Hostgator – Cheap, fast, reliable and what I use for my niche affiliate sites
Aperture – Great app for Mac users to touch up, resize and compress images for your blog
Awesome Screenshot – Google Chrome plugin that allows you to dress up screenshots with cool arrows, boxes and text
Social Media Tools
HootSuite – Manage your Twitter and Facebook Pages all in one place
TweetAdder – Automate follows, unfollows, Tweets and more
Thesis – Customizable WordPress theme that makes your blog load faster and rank higher. clambr is rocking the old version of Thesis x185 but the new 2.0 version is even more kick ass!
Kolakube Skins – Beautiful mobile responsive skins for the Thesis theme
PandaPow – Helps me clamber over China’s Great Firewall and access Facebook, Twitter and even BBC iPlayer