There are so many blogging resources I wished I had known about when I was a new blogger. I had a friend ask me recently how to start a blog, and when I started to explain it all to her, I realized just how much there really is to it! And while it is complicated, there are tons of tools out there to make blogging more streamlined and professional. So for today’s 5 Friday Favorites, I’m sharing with you my top 5 favorite blogging resources that allow me to have the time to focus on creating quality content while maintaining a professional blog in my “extra hours” each week. If you’re interested in blogging – no matter the topic or niche – these resources will help you manage your blog more effectively and efficiently.