Resources

Below is a complete list of tools and resources I use personally for building and growing my business, increasing productivity, hiring & managing teams, outsourcing, and much more.

Disclaimer: This site and page are 100% ad-free. There is no way to pay to be a resource here. I never put anything here I haven’t used myself and I like to be 100% transparent with you. If you choose to use some of these resources on this page they may compensate me in some way, however, I only recommend resources I use myself and truly believe can help you grow. This just helps monetize the site a bit with all the content I provide for free to you and all my readers. Any affiliate links are marked with an *.

Building an Online Website / Store

  • NameCheap* (Great affordable place to buy domains)
  • Shopify* (Best Way to Create an Ecommerce Store in Minutes)
  • WordPress (Free blogging software and how this site was made)
  • Siteground* (Affordable host where I host many of my sites including this one)
  • WPEngine* (More advanced blazing fast and reliable WordPress hosting I use for certain WordPress projects)

Themes

  • Booster Theme* (My #1 favorite theme for Shopify stores for higher conversions)
  • GeneratePress (My favorite free WordPress theme which I use here on my site, has a premium option if needed)

Email List Building & Marketing Automation

  • MailerLite* (Amazingly simple yet powerful email automation software)*
  • LeadPages* (Simple, and powerful landing page builder)
  • Convertri* (Build funnels fast with checkout features)

Web Analytics

  • Google Analytics (Free and powerful analytics tracking)
  • Improvely* (Another great link tracking tool I use for paid campaign tracking)

Getting Paid / Invoicing / Accounting

  • Stripe (Simple payment merchant system)
  • PayPal (Popular, reliable way to get paid)
  • WaveApps (Simple and free accounting software for personal or business)
  • FreshBooks (Simple accounting software for freelancers)

Productivity

Hiring / Outsourcing

Team / Project Management

  • Asana (What I use to manage projects remotely with my team)
  • Trello (Kanban-style project tracking)
  • Basecamp (Easy to use project/client portal)
  • TeamWork (More powerful project/client portal)

Screensharing / Screencasts

Communication / Virtual Meetings

  • Slack (Team messaging)
  • Zoom (Free video calls and online meetings. My favorite alternative to Skype)

Security / Privacy

Audio Recording

Equipment

  • Canon EOS 5D Mark III ( High definition photography and video recording)
  • iPhone – (Any iPhone 6 and up makes for great photos and videos)
  • Apple Macbook Pro (My preferred choice for a laptop)

This list will continue to grow as my team and I test and implement more tools for our business.