Resources

Below is a list of many of the vendors, products and services that I know will be of most value to you. Of course, I use most of them! There is one thing in common for every single listed resource on this page. Exceptional service!

I highly encourage you to try these companies out! Come back often as I’m always adding resources to the list.

Social Media Management

Hootsuite: allows you to target your messages to the right audience, measure the effectiveness of your campaigns and MORE. Plans include a Free, Pro (Free 30-day trial) and Enterprise options. Great resource for small businesses, personal use and Government agencies.

Design Tools

Canva: my personal favorite. With over 100,000 images, tons of options and templates this is your best choice for creating eye catching graphics for your blog, social media profiles, documents, emails and MORE.

Logo Type Maker: within seconds, your logo is ready. All you have to do is type in your business name and up pops page after page of possible ones to choose from. Each logo is customizable with free and paid options.

PicCollage: great way for creating images on your mobile device. You are able to edit or resize images from your photo library, and then overlay text or free stickers or backgrounds from their collection.

Web Hosting

iPage: best for personal websites & blogs with low cost and feature rich web hosting. Often awarded as a top web hosting company on independent review websites because of its high customer satisfaction rate and user-friendly control panels.

Web Hosting Hub: best for making your own website. Their powerful, scalable and affordable (starting at $4.99/month) shared hosting plans are a solid choice for entrepreneurs and small business owners looking for reliable web hosting.

Bluehoststrikes a great balance between cost and features. They have one of the lowest startup costs I’ve found with awesome options.

Database/ CRM/ Email Marketing

Ontraport offers an extremely simple way to automate your business. They handle everything for us- contacts, broadcasting email campaigns and online products. Ontraport is the entire backend of our business. Best suited for medium to large businesses. Their support team can’t be beat!

Constant Contact is the #1 Google ranked email marketing service. It’s easy to use, looks professional and demystifies building a loyal database at an affordable price. No matter what your skill level is, you can easily create repeat customers.

Webinars

Stealth Seminar: has a one of a kind functionality that creates interactive automated webinars. It is an intuitive system that exceeds all expectations.

GoToWebinaran easy-to-use, online events software that helps you host awesome webinars, promote attendance, and engage your audience. They offer a 30 day free Do-it-yourself webinar trial for up to 1000 people.

Office Needs

Acuity Schedulerthe BEST online calendar scheduler out there. And believe me, I’ve tried plenty of them. Inexpensive, user friendly, attractive, personal branding, and has every feature you could want.

Grammarly: this incredibly cheap service helps me keep 100% of my grammar and spelling in check. There is a free version that everyone should have, and if you purchase a subscription, you’ll be blown away by what it will do for your writing. A real gem!

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