Tools I use

For creating my niche and authority websites, I use a wide variety of tools. If you ask me what tools I use, I’d answer you; a lot!

Latest Tool Reviews

  • WeCanTrack Review – Track your affiliate sales
    As an affiliate, one of the most annoying things is not being able to completely track your affiliate sales. WeCanTrack is a tool that fills this (tracking) gap. Read my review about this tool here.

My complete list of tools

Some of the tools in this list are free, some are paid. And some are free but have a paid plan for more features. Anyway, in the future, I’ll provide reviews for each and every one of these tools. Until then, you can find the list below and would have to Google the tool yourself to find more information about it 😉

  • Google Keyword Planner: for keyword research
  • Keywords Everywhere: for keyword research
  • Keyword Shitter: for keyword research
  • AnswerThePublic: for keyword research
  • Excel: for keyword research
  • Screaming Frog: technical SEO & general spider
  • Thrive Themes: for website themes. I especially like their ThemeBuilder
  • Google Analytics: for tracking visitors
  • Google Search Console: for (crawling) issues the website might have in Google + analyzing for what keywords I get clicks
  • Google Tag Manager: for tracking and analytics purposes
  • Yoast SEO: for basic on-page optimization. Right now, it’s still installed on some older websites but I prefer RankMath as a better alternative these days.
  • RankMath: on new projects as an alternative for Yoast SEO
  • Surfer SEO: for briefings to copywriters, keyword research, on-page optimizations..
  • HREFLANG Tags Lite: for href lang tags
  • Shutterstock: for their (paid) stock photos
  • Pexels: for their free stock photos
  • Pixabay: for their free stock photos
  • Thrive Architect: as page builder
  • Thrive Clever Widgets: for advanced use of widgets
  • Thrive Quiz Builder: for creating decision aid quizes
  • Thrive Leads: for collecting leads with lead-magnets and importing them in the marketing automation funnel
  • Easy Redirect: for creating 301 redirects
  • Ahrefs: for competitor research, backinks, keyword research..
  • Monster Insights: for implementing google analytics
  • Contact Form 7: for contact forms
  • Canva: creating featured images for pages/post, social media images & even sometimes for creating lead magnet ebooks
  • Textbroker: for copywriters
  • Fiverr: for basic graphic design (like the logo), advance website issues I can’t fix myself, linkbuilding
  • Mailchimp: for email marketing on a few of my sites
  • Storychief: for scheduling content, distribution and scheduling social posts
  • Trello: for project management
  • Upwork: for finding copywriters
  • IFTTT: for automating certain processes
  • Integromat: alternative for zapier for automation purposes
  • Slack: for project management
  • Google Drive: to keep my documents organized (and share them with others)
  • for compressing images
  • Google Adwords: for advertising purposes
  • Facebook Advertising: for advertising purposes
  • ActiveCampaign: for marketing automation on authority websites
  • SuperMetrics: importing data from tools like Ahrefs, Facebook ads, Google Sheets… into Google Data Studio
  • WeCanTrack: for tracking all affiliate sales and importing in Google Analytics/Google DataStudio
  • PostPace: serp research and creating content outlines for content briefings
  • creating content on (semi-) autopilot with AI (also has integration with SurferSEO)
  • WPmanage: one dashboard with all my sites connected to easily update themes/plugins with 1 click and the backup option
  • xMind: visualizing site structures
  • SEOMinion chrome extension: quickly looking up some SEO things on a page