Black Friday Deals for your Blog and Business – Hosting, Domains, Adobe Photoshop and More

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.

This page contains affiliate links. If you click on these links and choose to purchase something, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you. I only recommend products and services that I trust to be useful and of high quality, whether an affiliate relationship is in place or not.

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.

Visit: Currys

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

Christina Scalera provides valuable legal information for creative business owners and is offering 40% off contract templates, T&C templates, privacy policy templates, licensing workbooks, etc.

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.

Visit: MaxCDN

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


BluChic WordPress Themes – 40% off

40% off themes for self-hosted WordPress users.

Visit: BluChic

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

Visit: WPForms

Nose Graze – 50% off

Ashley over at Nose Graze is offering 50% off all WordPress plugins, WordPress themes and WordPress courses.

Discount Code: BLACKFRIDAY16

Visit: Nose Graze and #GirlsOnWP

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.

Visit: Siteground [Aff] | Siteground


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.

Visit: Bluehost [Aff] | Bluehost


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.

Visit: Namecheap [Aff] | Namecheap

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.

Visit: FlyWheel [Aff] | FlyWheel

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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One response to “Black Friday Deals for your Blog and Business – Hosting, Domains, Adobe Photoshop and More”

  1. jessica

    I just stumbled upon your blog and wanted to say that I have really enjoyed reading your blog posts. Any way I’ll be subscribing to your feed and I hope you post again soon.

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