I thought it would be helpful to put together a resource page that you can always come to for all of your online resource needs. I’ll continually add to this list, so I recommend bookmarking it for future reference and convenience.
Disclosure: Yes, some of the links below are affiliate links and I will earn a commission if you purchase through those links. These are all things that I am recommending because they are helpful and are companies that I trust, not because of the commissions that I may earn from you using these products. You will see that most of them are free to use. That's becasue as a beginner I know you don't have a pile of cash laying around to spend on services when just starting out.
Quansite: This is the system that I use for my personal site. It's the system that goes to work FOR you. No technical skills needed. It's truly cut, paste and push button easy. This is a pay per month system, but worth looking into if your not a programmer or are technically challanged, like me. It includes hosting and is based on a wordpress platform.
WordPress: The #1 Free blog Publishing Platform. Easily customizable with great support. All of my blogs use this platform.
Hostgator: This is where I host all of my niche sites. Easy to set up and use. Pricing and support are excellent.
Godaddy: The best place in my book to regiser all your domains and keep them all in one place. I purchase all of my domains from Godaddy. Great service and affordable prices. Excellent backend user system.
Clickbank: The most popular digital products retailer for online marketers. You can find just about any product for any niche in the marketplace.
Paypal: Paypal is again the most popular shopping carts out there. Free to set up so you can begin taking payments for your products.
WordTracker Free Keywords Tool: Great for beginners to see the popularity of a keyword. You can check any niche to see what keywords to use on your website.
Google Adwords Tool: Yet another free keywod tool that is similar to wordtracker.
Seo Book Keyword Suggestion Tool: Another great tool to use. Comes with a toolbar for you to spy on the competition to see what their stats of their websites are.
Aweber: The internet’s most powerful and popular email opt-in service and email marketing/broadcasting tool. This is what I use on all my sites to build my email list and send newsletters.
Google Adsense: A simple way to make money by placing relevant ads on your website that are generated from advertisers using Google Adwords. This is free to use after you register for an account.
Google Analytics: The best free website analytics program out there. Google’s free website tracking and analytical tool. A must have for any website. All my websites have it installed.
Fiverr: Great starter service for outsourcing those small projects. All projects only costs $5 and is great for networking.
Freelancer: This is primarily the same as Odesk, except you don't get a work log of your contractor, but a great company to work with.
Odesk: Another outsource website to find any work that you need done. Comes with a work log so you can check up on your hired contracter to see what they have been doing for you.