Here, at True Life Game, we like to keep up with the best ways to optimize our work. This means we are on the constant lookout for new and great resources to keep us on the brink of efficiency. The resources we share on this page are essential to our project. Honestly, we can not recommend them enough!
This is why we have decided to create this page – if you want to create or optimize your business or personal online presence, you will want to take advantage of the best resources out there.
This page will be updated as we find new and awesome resources. Check back regularly!
Disclosure: Some of the links below are affiliate links. As such, if you make a purchase using these links, we will earn a commission at absolutely no additional cost to you. However, the reason we are recommending these resources, is because we find them extremely useful to our project, and not because of the commission they yield us. As such, please do not spend your money on any of these resources, unless you find they will really help you in your own projects.
Our recommended resources
Bluehost: Fast, safe, inexpensive, with an excellent, almost instant, customer service via phone or chat. That alone should be enough to recommend Bluehost. Plus, among other goodies, Bluehost provides you with an easy 1-click automatic WordPress installation and allows you to use the same hosting account for multiple domains. We TOTALLY recommend Bluehost – specially if you are creating your first website.
WordPress: There’s a reason why WordPress is the #1 Blog Publishing Platform. It’s free and it has a great support. Besides, with the thousands of themes, plugins and widgets available, you have virtually unlimited customization of your websites at your disposal.
Parabola Theme: This is the theme True Life Game website is running on. A fully responsive layout with a clean and elegant design. This means your website will be optimized not only for desktop, but also for all mobile devices. It offers a wide array of customization: text and background colors, font family and text size, among a lot of other things. Plus: it’s free!
Limit Login Attempts: Another great WordPress plugin to further increase your website protection. It protects you against failed login attempts to your WordPress admin panel, by limiting the number of tries.
Site Optimization & Extras
WordPress SEO by Yoast: We simply couldn’t live without this WordPress plugin! It helps us optimize our articles and pages to better rank in Search Engines. You shouldn’t post anything in your website without first reviewing it with this plugin. Also, check out their other awesome plugins.
NextScripts: Social Networks Auto-Poster: If you want your articles to be automatically shared over the most popular social networks, this plugin might be a great option for you. You just have to connect your social network accounts, and voilá! It also has a some useful settings to help fine-tune the sharing output, such as automatic url shorteners from several providers.
Product Distribution & Marketing
ShareASale: A leading Marketing Network that helps increase your sales, develop your brand, and generate interest in your site. It has a good affiliate program and allows you to find sponsors for your site.
PayPal: Most online payments are processed through PayPal, making it an unavoidable resource in any business. Even if you just have a personal website and want to earn some revenue from ads or affiliate links, you will most likely need at least a standard PayPal account.