The Tools I Use for my Website.
This is the WordPress theme that the Louis Tee Blog runs on. In October of 2014, I switched from a free WordPress theme to DIVI, the premium WordPress theme created by Elegant Themes. I’ve never looked back since. You can see for yourself how clean and crisp its appearance is, and it’s also incredibly functional and easy to operate on the back-end of things too. Honestly, I would never recommend a theme other than DIVI, it’s everything that you could ever ask for from a WordPress theme.
The OptinMonster Plugin gathers e-mail subscriptions from visitors through the use of pop-ups, the kind of which you occasionally encounter on this website. The real value of this plugin comes from the non-invasive techniques that its developers utilise, such as the exit-intent technology. The value also comes from the fact that it’s incredibly effective at what it does.
Along with OptinMonster, this is another premium plugin that I use to gather e-mail subscriptions. However, rather than relying on the use of pop-ups, OptinSkin uses high-quality widgets to entice visitiors into subscribing. OptinSkin is great for offering a ton of different formats of widgets to choose from, and they’re all highly customizable too.
This is the tool that I use to create the featured images of my blog posts. PicMonkey is fantastic for designing and editing any images of your choosing, with a seemingly limitless number of ways to manipulate an image for whatever purposes you desire. There’s a free version that offers you basic functionality, but it’s the uber-cheap pro version, with its unrestricted access to all of the possible effects on offer, that really makes PicMonkey an invaluable editing resource to have at your disposal.
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