Nothing makes me happier than this type of year! The cooler weather, the holiday music, watching Christmas movies with the family, driving around the streets seeing houses lit up with Christmas lights and of course, spreading joy through gift-giving!
This year though, since I took blogging more seriously, my Christmas wish list is a little different than previous ones. And if you have been looking for some great gifts for a blogger in your life, or for yourself, I have rounded up The Ultimate Gift Guide for Bloggers for 2016.
There are so many resources available right now that will help you no matter what area you are looking to improve. Many of them are under $25 and some even start at just $5…
The Ultimate Gift Guide for Bloggers – CLICK TO TWEET
***This post contains affiliate links for your convenience***
Boardbooster – $5 (a month)
Grow your Pinterest following and save time on social media with Boardbooster. This app by far has been one of my best investments. It has allowed me to gain more followers than ever before for both my blogs and by setting up pinning campaigns, I don’t have to keep re-pinning my own content on Pinterest – it does the work for me. You get the first 100 pins for FREE and with plans starting at $5 a month, it is well worth it!
Vimeo – $5 a month
SendOwl – $9 (a month)
Easily sell and deliver eBooks and other digital products with SendOwl. You can start with a free trial.
If you are looking for a more practical stand to record videos, then this Selfie Stick with Blue Tooth Remote Control is a must for easy positioning and recording on and off with the ease of a button.
36 LED Selfie Ring Light – $11
This is a perfect stocking stuffer. This light ring is a great solution if you are adding videos to your blogging game. It is perfect for lighting up your Facebook live videos or IG stories, demonstrating products or shining addition light during a quick tutorial. It has 3 lighting modes and is powered by 2 AAA batteries. Just clip in on your phone and you’re good to go!
Protect your laptop and keyboard with covers that fit any style. I work at home and have 3 kiddos so this definitely helps keep my laptop free from scratches and sticky fingers. I actually have more than one color depending on what mood I am in.
Social Media Jumpstart – $14
A complete social media guide with a comprehensive social media strategy. It has a done-for-you monthly social media content calendar, goal setting worksheets, outlines, content to fill your calendar, 20 strategies to boost engagement and Katherine Sullivan’s success tips.
Simple eBook Creation – $17
Do you have an idea for an eBook? Or perhaps you have already started, but are having trouble figuring out the technical side? From drafting to formatting, getting reviews and eBook delivery to setting up affiliates and pricing… remove all speed bumps to get it completed fast, with this book
Whether you’re brand new to affiliate marketing or you’ve been doing it a while, this ebook is a great investment if you want to boost your sales.
In it you will learn how to leverage certain platforms, like Pinterest so you can start making sales right away, instead of months from when you start.
Can you imagine getting 350,000 page views to your blog PER MONTH? If you are struggling with generating traffic to your blog, then the traffic ebook comprised of 82 pages, has 17 tips and strategies for you.
Building A Framework – $25-75
Hands down the best investment when it comes to starting a successful blog. This book takes you step-by-step to get you started in the right direction. It takes you through technical training, how to write engaging content, how to build relationships, marketing your blog on social media, monetizing your blog and so much more.
You can buy just the eBook or upgrade to get access to blog printables, a private Facebook Community, 20 video tutorials and 18 interviews with some of the best bloggers out there!
Find Your Tribe Online – $27
One of the best ways to triple your online traffic is to find exactly where you tribe hangs out. Jen Snyder has done just that for you. In FYTO, you get instant access to 154 Pinterest Groups, 174 Facebook Groups and 165 bloggers. You get access to a marketing plan and email scripts so you don’t waste time. After just implementing one of her strategies my bog traffic increased 25% overnight.
If you are looking for no-fluff, straight talk “here is what you need to do” kind of information, this is the program for you.
The 30 Day Marketing Plan for Bloggers – $27-107
If you are looking to go from $0 to $6,924 in just 4 months of blogging, Jen Snyder’s second program shows you exactly how she did it. Another no-fluff program with access to a 30 day marketing plan, ebook, done-for-you scripts, action steps with private Facebook group, challenges and even one-on-one access to Jen with 2 super affordable upgrade options.
You won’t find value like this anywhere else!
Styled Stock Society – $25 – $69
If you are looking for amazing feminine styled stock photography at the most affordable price, then Styled Stock Photography is the solution for you. With annual plans going for only $69 a year, you will get so much value from the monthly images that you can reuse over and over again. Become a member and enjoy beautiful images here.
Convertkit – $29 (a month and up)
Step up your email marketing game with Convertkit. Create email course sales funnels, segment your readers and deliver content upgrades with ease with the best email marketing system available.
Plus they have great tutorials and support!
The Brilliant Life Planner – $58
I just got mine and I love it! I am going to be living out of it throughout all of 2017. It seriously is the best made planner out there. It takes you hour by hour throughout your day, it has extra pages for notes (cause you can never have too many of those), weekly goal tracking, beautiful quote pages that you can remove and frame put in your office, and it comes in the four covers below. It truly is brilliant!
Get your coupon code for a special discount here.
Blue Yeti Microphone – Pricing can cary from $89 to $129 depending on sales.
It is one of the best tools for recording videos and highly used by bloggers who have created courses (myself included).
Already have a Blue Yeti? Then protect it with a Dragonpad Pop Filter to ensure crisp audio recordings and to give it extra protection.
Brilliant Business Mom Beth Anne created this course so you can understand exactly how to narrow, track and retarget your customers on Facebook with her best strategies and easy-to-follow tutorials.
Learn how to create campaign images and scale up your ad campaigns to get the most profits.
My friend Tasha who blogs at Designer Trapped in a Lawyer’s Body gave up her partnership at her law firm earlier this year to blog full-time and she’s been blogging less than 3 years! Now she’s teaching other bloggers how to grow their blogging income through affiliate marketing so that they can earn real money by pursuing their passion for blogging.
Her eCourse, Affiliate Marketing for Bloggers, is seriously amazing! It has allowed me to double my affiliate income in just one month!
Not only does she show you how to optimize your posts, but she teaches you how to do it via social media as well. This is the affiliate course for any blogger in any niche.
Brilliant Pin Promotion – $247
Beth Anne has also created the most comprehensive, self-paced Pinterest course with over 17 video trainings. She shows you the exact strategies she used to grow her organic traffic and following on Pinterest, as well as how she scales her business even more using Promoted Pins.
Drop the Mic Webinars – $247 (On sale with coupon code, continue for details)
My signature course! Learn webinars from START to FINISH and host them right from your own site, without investing in expensive software or spending money on advertisements
With over 30 video tutorials, workbooks, guides and step-by-step tutorials, start off 2017 the right way by boosting your sales through webinars.
Get $80 off the course now until December 31st, just used Coupon Code “HOLIDAY2016” at checkout.
List Building Academy – $297
The founder of I Heart Planners built her email list to over 60,000 email subscribers and she shows you exactly how to do it in a step-by-step training package for bloggers, entrepreneurs and small business owners.
Go Social! – $297
Marketing Solved’s most popular program. If you want to dominate social media then Go Social is the course that will allow you to learn Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter & Instagram in easy to understand, simplified and proven training.
Plus, the bonuses are just exceptional. Check them out!
BONUS #1 – Ultimate Guide to Facebook Ads Ecourse that teaches you exactly how to create ads without spending a ton.
BONUS #2 – Pinterest Promoted Pins training to get you the most traffic
BONUS #3 – 5 Day Social Media Jump Start Guide (that I mentioned above).
As you can see the options are endless and can fit anyone’s budget. You will definitely start 2017 on the right foot with the right gifts on hand for your blog.
Do you have any faves? I would love to know!
The Ultimate Gift Guide for Bloggers – CLICK TO TWEET
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