Over the years, I’ve found a number of favorite tools, many of whom have supplied me with discount / referral codes. I hope you find these as useful as I do (and full disclosure: I get discounts / payments when you use them).

Name/Link Description My thoughts
SiteGround WordPress hosting company I switched to SiteGround after trying Network Solutions’ free open source WordPress system, which crashed 5 minutes after launching the blog, and has stayed crashed ever since, and it’s been 36 hours.
Pentadactyl Makes firefox feel like vi Need I say more? Of course this is good.