As I’m sure your inbox has made you aware, Black Friday/Small Business Saturday/Cyber Monday weekend is upon us. I wasn’t planning on doing any Black Friday posts this year, but I came across a few great discounts on products and services I love and use for my business so I wanted to share those great deals with you. I’ll continue to update these over the weekend as more deals are announced.
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Tools, Stock + Graphics
Adobe Creative Cloud – 20% Off for Individuals
There is 20% off the entire collection of creative apps including Photoshop (for photo editing), Illustrator (for graphics), InDesign (for page layouts) and Premiere Pro (for video editing). The offer is available until November 25th.
Visit: Adobe Creative Cloud
Affinity – 20%/25% off
Affinity Designer is a great tool for creating graphics and a great alternative if you can’t afford a subscription to Adobe Illustrator. It is currently 20% off in the US and 25% of in the UK.
Visit: Affinity Designer
SC Stockshop – 40% off
SC Stockshop sell some beautiful styled stock images for you to use on your blog. They are offering 40% off for 72 hours.
Discount Code: STOCKUP40
Visit: SC Stockshop
Currys PC World – Tech
Currys have deals across their entire range, so if you’re looking for new tech now is a great time to check them out. I recommend a Portable Power Bank to charge your devices on the go and an External Hard Drive to backup your laptop.
Ecourses + Workbooks
Allyssa Barnes The Blog Refresh Toolkit
Allyssa is offering a special bundle until the 28th of November that includes her Blog Audit Workbook and Web Appeal Ebook to help you gain clarity with your blog and beautify your site. Save $13 on the combined bundle, valued at $33, until 11:59pm (ET) on Monday, November 28th.
Visit: Allyssa Barnes
Christina Scalera Legal – 40% off
Discount Code: GOBBLE
Visit: Christina Scalera
Kory Woodard Kickstart your List – 40% off
40% off Kickstart Your List E-Course that will teach you how to grow your email list.
Discount Code: givethanks
Visit: Kickstart your List
Envato Tuts+ Courses
Envato has hundreds of video courses across a range of different topics – such as graphic design, illustration, web design, web development and photography.
Black Friday Offer: They have a 50% discount on the first year subscription to Envato Tuts+ available until November 30th.
Visit: Tuts+ Black Friday
Cyber Monday Offer: All Envato Tuts+ courses are $3. Available from 12am November 28th through 8:59pm November 29th (AEDT).
Visit: Tuts+ Cyber Monday
For Self-Hosted WordPress Users
MaxCDN – 25% off
MaxCDN is the industry leader in content delivery network helping to improve the performance of your site.
How does it improve site performance? When a user comes to your self-hosted WordPress site, they are redirected to your web host’s server. This server is located in a specific place, typically wherever your host is based. A Content Deliver Network (CDN) is a whole network of servers, spread throughout the world. With a CDN, when a user comes to your site they are offered a cached version of the static content (CSS files, js files, images, etc.) based on their geographic location.
MaxCDN has 25% off with three packages available.
Easy Digital Downloads – 30% off
Looking to open a digital shop on your WordPress site? EDD is a great option adding e-commerce functionality to your site allowing you to sell downloadable products easily.
Get 30% off all EDD extensions across all license levels and an additional 10% off the already discounted Starter Package (40% off altogether) which includes everything you need to start an online store. A 30% discount is also available for license renewals and license upgrades.
Discount Code: BFCM2016
Visit: Easy Digital Downloads
WPMU DEV – 50% off
WPMU DEV has 50% off your first 12 months of membership to their site which gives you access to a number of products including Hummingbird, Defender, The Hub, Upfront and Managed Backups.
Discount Code: BF2016
Visit: WPMU DEV
BluChic WordPress Themes – 40% off
40% off themes for self-hosted WordPress users.
WPForms – 35% off
Need to add a great contact form to your site? WPForms is an easy drag-and-drop form builder that is mobile responsive. It has conditional logic so you can hide/display certain fields depending on what is selected. They are offering 35% off all plans.
Discount Code: BF2016
Nose Graze – 50% off
Ashley over at Nose Graze is offering 50% off all WordPress plugins, WordPress themes and WordPress courses.
Discount Code: BLACKFRIDAY16
iThemes WordPress Web Designer’s Toolkit – 50% off
The toolkit gives you 40+ WordPress Plugins (including best sellers like Backup Buddy and iThemes Security), 200+ WordPress Themes, 800+ hours of WordPress training and more. Save 50% on all Toolkit plans until November 30th.
Discount Code: SAVE50
Visit: iThemes Toolkit
Domains + Hosting
Great for domains + hosting, with feature-full and affordable plans that are built specifically for self-hosted WordPress. Save 70% on all annual shared hosting plans purchased between 25-28 November.
Recommendation: For bloggers who are ready to invest a bit more in their site’s hosting, I recommend the Startup package or GrowBig package.
Popular domains + hosting due to the cheap prices and ease of use, but support can be hit and miss. Would be good for hobby bloggers who are on a budget. Save 60% on annual hosting plans and 50% off Top-level Domains (.com, .net, .org or .club) and Domain Privacy.
Recommendation: Check out the WP-Standard WordPress Hosting package which is specifically put together for WordPress users or the Plus Shared Hosting package if you’re looking for a cheaper alternative.
Great domain registration with really low prices and a helpful support team. They are offering hourly deals all weekend with up to 98% off domain registration, hosting and SSLs.
Recommendation: A domain name with WhoisGuard (typically free for the first year) and SSL certificate.
Flywheel – 25% off
Managed WordPress hosting, built specifically for self-hosted WordPress sites. Select a plan that best suits your needs and they will take care of everything else including site backups, site updates and migration from another hosting provider.
Get 25% off all new annual plans plus free migrations, free SSL certificates and free malware cleanup. Offer valid until November 28th, 2016.
Want to know what else I recommend?
Check out the resource page to find a list of my favourite tools and resources for bloggers and creative business owners.
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