Recommended Tools

Here's a curated list of tools I recommend to use or to avoid.

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CMS/ Website builders


Ghost is my favorite CMS to create a blog. It's easy to use and has all the features one expects.

You can also use it to send newsletters.

I rate it as an 8.8/10. Read the complete Ghost review.


blogstatic is an easy to use blogging tool that also has newsletter capabilities.

I rate it as a 7.1/10. Read the blogstatic review.

Other tools

Iubenda (cookie solution): this tool will add a cookie banner for your website to help comply with cookies law. Use this link for a 10% discount on your first payment.

NaturalReader: an easy way to add a text-to-speech to your website. Just paste a few lines of code and it's done.

Tools to avoid

This section is a compilation with warning about companies with bad practices that users should avoid.


Hostiner has a track record of creating deceiving reviews using employees and "brand ambassadors".

Review Signal has at least 2 pieces talking about those practices that I know.

Hostinger’s Fake Reviews – A Guide on How NOT to Promote Your Company | Review Signal Blog
Hostinger has employees posting reviews on Trust Pilot, denies this behavior, then CEO Arnas Stuopelis admits and condones this behavior. DO NOT USE HOSTINGER.
Hostinger Review - 0 Stars for Lack of Ethics | Review Signal Blog
Hostinger is perhaps the worst behaved web hosting company in the industry hell bent on deceiving users. This is their story.