You talk to people outside our blogging circle and most of them have no idea of this secret society we are all involved and wouldn’t begin to know where to find some really useful gift ideas for us bloggers. These are items that would have been on Christmas list a few years back, if I thought my family had the slightest idea how or where to find them. Although this post does contain affiliates, I never recommend any thing I wouldn’t personally use. You may view my disclosure policy.
Intentional Blogger – I’m currently reading through this book and what’s great about it is that is written from a Christian perspective. The ladies that wrote this book used to blog at Christian Mommy Blogger, which has recently been sold but the book is still available.
31 Days to Build a Better Blog by Darren Rowse- This is another book on blogging that I’ve been reading through and it has some great practical information on improving your blog. There is always room for improvement.
If you make the move from Blogger to WordPress, one thing you will need is a hosting provider. Every since I made the switch I have used RFE hosting and they have excellent customer service and I highly recommended them. Another hosting provider I recommend is Bluehost.
Instantly set your blog apart and give it a more professional feel by getting your personal domain instead of wordpress.com or blogspot.com. I typically use GoDaddy when buying domain name since they usually run specials.
PREMIUM BLOG THEME
My favorite go to place for WordPress themes is StudioPress. They have a great selection of Genesis Child Themes. I’m currently using a customized version of the Magazine Pro Theme and my previous theme was a customized version of the Focus Theme.
BLOGGER TO WORDPRESS TRANSFER
For the blogger that’s interested in making the leap from Blogger to WordPress, a gift of Blogger to WordPress transfer package makes a great gift.
BLOG CUSTOMIZATION/MAKEOVER PACKAGES
Shameless plug here…did you know that I offer blog customization packages for blogger and WordPress? Interested in getting a new look for the new year, feel free to contact me to discuss your needs. Don’t need a full redesign just need help with a few tweaks, I am available for small tweaks like making grab buttons, removing borders, adding pin it buttons as well. Check out my Etsy shop for my collection of premade themes.
What other things would you put on a blogger’s wishlist? How about giving someone a blog for Christmas? I love the suggestion Milana Saric gave of passing the gift of blogging on to others by giving a blog for Christmas.