1. WordPress Web Hosting – The place where you website is hosted (sometimes also your domain registrar)
2. WordPress Theme – The foundation on which your website is built. The basic design layout
3. Page Builder Plugin – All-in-One solution to control every aspect of your web design. Visual Design tool
4. Email Marketing Tool – Software that allows you to communicate and market to your audience
WordPress Page Builders
Both are amazing products but you only need one or the other. These are All-in-One website design solutions. Choose one.
A page builder that enables you to create high-end premium designs, without touching a line of code.
A page builder for marketers, filled with marketing elements and perfect for long form blog content writing.
The foundation of your website. You can only have one live theme per website. You can’t go wrong with any of the premium themes below it’s simply personal preference. Both Astra and GeneratePress have FREE versions you can upload via your WordPress dashboard.
The fastest WordPress theme that is built to work with all page builders. It is also the theme that I use for many sites I own.
Designed for conversions, and the perfect compliment to the Thrive suite of integrated products.
Fast and lightweight, with a long track record of reliability. Fantastic support from a passionate developer.
The Genesis Framework by StudioPress is a battle tested state of the art, full-featured with enhanced security and search engined optimized foundation for your site.
Email Marketing & Social Media
Choose one email marketing solution. I personally use Drip but MailChimp is FREE and very easy to use. Social Warefare is a social media plugin and the one I use and recommend for your social media plugin.
Email marketing platform for bloggers and marketers. Integrates with most lead capture plugins. A powerful email marketing solution and the one that I personally use.
MailChimp integrates seamlessly with WordPress and works perfectly to create beautiful customized emails. And they have a FREE plan for beginners!
The social linking plugin that I use, makes it easy for people to share your content with others and has powerful configuration settings.