blogging resources + other useful stuff!

The blogging resources we recommend at sugercoatit

We often get asked about the blogging resources and equipment we use to run the blog; everything from what camera I use to the subscriptions keeps us ticking over. My idea was to make it easier for everyone by creating this list of items we recommend for blogging, social media, video creation and photography. Things like where we host our email list to how we manage all the social media platforms from one place.

There are still items to be added, I’m sure, and I’ll keep adding them to the list as I think of them. If there is something you need for your blogging or social media journey, let us know, and we’ll let you know what we use, or seek out a recommendation from a fellow blogger. Sounds like a plan, right? 

It is important to note that I’ve included affiliate links for many of the items listed here. But, in particular, for the electronics and cameras, I’ve made sure to add the full name so you can copy it and search the platform of your choice to purchase. If you choose to purchase using our links, we appreciate your support to keep the blogging ticking over. 


blogging resources, subscriptions and platforms we use; 

FloDesk (Email Marketing from $19 USD no matter your list size) – https://bit.ly/FloDeskWithSuger

Canva (Making graphics, headers + so much more!)) –  https://bit.ly/CanvaWithSuger

Fiverr (Handy helpers for everything you need to be done) – https://www.fiverr.com/sugercoatit

Deposit Photos (Stock Photos) – https://fave.co/35zRvUv

Envato Elements (Annual Subscription – Templates, Stock Photos and Video, WordPress Plugins and more) – https://fave.co/3xCmzz7

VentraIP (domains and hosting) – https://ventraip.com.au/

Everyday Co (Backdrops + Photo Props) – https://everydayco.com.au/discount/SUGERCOATIT use code: SUGERCOATIT for 20% off

Divi (WP Theme + Plugin Marketplace) – https://www.elegantthemes.com/gallery/divi/

Epidemic Sound (Music) – https://bit.ly/EpidemicWithSuger

Plann (Instagram, FB, LinkedIn and TikTok Scheduling and Planning) – http://share.plannthat

Tailwaind (Pinterest) – http://www.tailwindapp.com/i/sugercoatit

Buffer (Scheduling – all platforms) – http://bit.ly/BufferWithSuger

SkillShare – https://fave.co/2YBRaxs 


*this list contains affiliate links

photo and video equipment we use;


Nikon D780 – https://amzn.to/3huAoJr

Nikon AF-S 50mm f/1.4G Lens – https://amzn.to/3dHDLeP

Nikon AF-S FX 35mm f/1.4G Lens – https://amzn.to/2TwI3ip

Nikon AF-S 24-120mm f/4G ED VR Lens – https://amzn.to/3hBaTGg


Fujifilm X-T200 – https://amzn.to/2TpjuUF

Fujifilm XF18-55mm F2.8-4 R LM OIS – https://amzn.to/2V5qExL

Fujifilm XF 10-24mm f/4 R OIS X Series Lens – https://amzn.to/2UUtbKX

Fujifilm XF 35mm f/2 R WR Lens – https://amzn.to/3wfzmpW


Rode SmartLav+ Microphone – https://amzn.to/3AqyKkQ

Rode VideoMicro Microphone – https://amzn.to/3wb8eZ7

Neewer Video Light Setup – https://amzn.to/3xfYb6p


*contains affiliate links

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