Namecheap is the registrar we purchase our domains from. Their dashboard is very easy to use and their prices can't be beat.
BigScoots is the host for all of our own websites, and they have far exceeded the quality and customer service of any other hosting company we've worked with. We can't recommend them enough!
We design all our Wordpress-based websites on the Genesis framework because of Genesis' reliability, versatility, and community support. Genesis is a StudioPress product.
We highly recommend Feedblitz to handle both your RSS and email newsletter needs. Feedblitz offers highly customizable features that will allow you to grow your site through customized email newsletters, autoresponders, and more.
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