Create a Website:

Many writers prefer Wordpress.

I personally use Squarespace. I love it!

Similar options include Wix and Weebly.

Get a Domain:

GoDaddy is a popular option.

Get Educated:

Want to become a Health Writer (or a health coach and writer in one?)? You may want to consider the Institute for Integrative Nutrition! You even get a discount if you refer to me (just mention my name Kat Gal, and email

HubSpot Academy has an great content marketing course. It’s free and you get a cool certificate.

SkillShare is a great resource full of awesome courses! So are Coursera, Lynda, and Udemy.

There is a lot of free information on Youtube, of course!


Robert W. Bly: The Copywriter's Handbook: A Step-By-Step Guide To Writing Copy That Sells 

Anne Handley: Everybody Writes: Your Go-to Guide to Creating Ridiculously Good Content

The Robert Collier Letter Book

Dan Kennedy: The Ultimate Sales Letter: Attract New Customers. Boost Your Sales

Dan Ogilvy: Ogilvy on Advertising

Joseph Sugarman: The Adweek Copywriting Handbook: The Ultimate Guide to Writing Powerful Advertising and Marketing Copy from One of America's Top Copywriters

Joe Vitale: Hypnotic Writing: How to Seduce and Persuade Customers with Only Your Words

Richard Bayan: Words that Sell: More than 6000 Entries to Help You Promote Your Products, Services, and Ideas

Greg McKeown: Essentialism

Sophia Amoruso: #Girlboss

Elizabether Gilbert: Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear 

Kara Goucher: Strong: A Confidence Journal for Runners and All Brave Women

Jen Sincero: You Are a Badass®: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life

Jen Sincero: You Are a Badass at Making Money: Master the Mindset of Wealth

David Lynch: Catching the Big Fish: Meditation, Consciousness, and Creativity

Kate Swoboda: The Courage Habit: How to Accept Your Fears, Release the Past, and Live Your Courageous Life

Danielle LaPorte: The Fire Starter Sessions: A Soulful + Practical Guide to Creating Success on Your Own Terms

Mel Robbins: The 5 Second Rule: Transform Your Life, Work, and Confidence with Everyday Courage

Kate Northrup: Money, A Love Story: Untangle Your Financial Woes and Create the Life You Really Want

Viktor E Frankl: Man’s Search for Meaning

Electronics, Tools, and Gadgets:

Passion Planner

Asus ZenBook (I got mine in 2016 and I love it!)

Wireless Keyboard & Mouse

WD 2TB Black My Passport Portable External Hard Drive

Rebel Deck

Cat Calendar

Eat. Sleep. Write. Repeat. T-shirt

*With the exception of IIN and Amazon, there are no affiliate links listed on this page! I have personally used everything that’s recommended here.