Business Resources

Business Resources

fav tools & resources

We’re always curious what one uses to run their business. Below I’ve listed all the tools and resources that I would recommend you use for your business. I have used some if not all of the suggestions below in some form.

Full disclaimer, some of the links below are affiliate links which means I will make a small profit if you make a purchase using my link.

Squarespace

If you don’t want to use WordPress Squarespace is the perfect alternative. This website platform is very simple to use and you can create beautiful crafted website layouts.

Namecheap

Not only you can you purchase domains from them but you can also host your website with them. Namecheap is the perfect option for new small businesses.

Hostinger

They are fast, secure and user-friendly and offer a variety of premium features optimized for the best performance. Plus their plans includes a FREE domain name and free SSL.

Siteground

They offer all the tools you’ll need for a seamless site building. Plans start at 14.99 a month and there is alway a way to get a good deal during your first year.

Showit

Showit is a drag and drop website builder originally created for photographers. It is now used by people within various design related fields.

Creative Market

An online design resources space where you can find design resources for all aspects of your brand. Here, you can find templates, backgrounds, design elements, themes, fonts and much more.

Skillshare

A place for you to watch, play, make, discover and learn. Explore your creativity and take part in a variety of online course focusing on animations, design, illustration, lifestyle, business and more.

Design Cuts

Another online space to find creative templates, graphics and fonts. Every two weeks they offer a bundle special where you get a ton of amazing files for a small price of $29.

Adobe Creative Cloud

This is the best option when creating design items for your business. Illustrator and Photoshop are the most popular ones to use.

Canva

With Canva, you can creative attractive on brand graphics for your website or social media account with no design experience needed.

Crello

You can create graphics, videos and more using Crello for your website or social media accounts. The Pro version ads more features.

iMovie/Final Cut Pro/Premiere Pro

Final Cut Pro or iMovie are designed exclusively for Mac users.They both let you edit video content with ease. Premiere Pro is another great video editing tool that can be used on both Macs and PCs.

Procreate

Procreate is a raster graphics editor app for digital painting that provides you with an avenue to create beautiful and realistic masterpieces anytime and anywhere. This app however is exclusively for iPad only.

Grammarly

Grammarly is a writing assistant that goes deeper than grammar to offer you comprehensive writing feedback. Check your emails, documents, essays, and more too easily improve any text.

Calendy

Find the perfect meeting time with super easy online appointment scheduling software. It's 100% free and helps you schedule meetings without the back-and-forth emails.

Clockify

Clockify is a completely free time tracking software for teams. It's a simple time tracker and timesheet app for tracking work hours across projects.

Asana

Work anytime, anywhere with Asana. Keep remote and distributed teams, and your entire organization, focused on their goals, projects, and tasks.

ClickUp

Keep all your work in one place from tasks, docs, chat, goals, & more. Ensure your Projects are streamlined and the steps to complete each task.

Milanote

Milanote is a tool for organizing your ideas and projects into visual boards. Collect everything in one place - Organize visually.

Dubsado

Streamline your client onboarding and off boarding process with Dubsado. Dubsado is a business management solution designed to cut out the busywork. Build relationships, schedule appointments, and create workflows to streamline your projects from start to finish.

HoneyBooks

Everything you need to get your business done correctly. It's the perfect client management system for small business. If you find Dubsado to be too overwhelming you'll love honey books. You can manage projects, book and schedule clients, send invoices and get paid.

Planoly

Keep all your work in one place from tasks, docs, chat, goals, & more. Ensure your Projects are streamlined and the steps to complete each task.

Later

Save time by scheduling your Instagram, Twitter and Pinterest posts ahead of time. Manage multiple accounts, schedule video, reposting, analytics & more.

ConvertKit

The ultimate email marketing platform for your business. Perfect for those that want to take their email marketing seriously.

MailerLite

Create advanced email marketing campaigns with features like automation, landing pages and surveys. Mailerlite is the perfect affordable email marketing option to choose from.

MailChimp

Mailchimp is the All-In-One integrated marketing platform for small businesses, to grow your business on your terms. It's easy to use and perfect for beginners.

Flowdesk

Design emails people with absolutely love with flodesk. Their emails look amazing in both web and mobile format and it's super easy to add your own creative edge to your emails.  

PayPal

PayPal is the faster, safer way to send money, make an online payment, receive money or set up a merchant account. You can also create invoices with your PayPal business account.

Stripe Payment

Online payment processing for internet businesses. Stripe is a suite of payment APIs that powers commerce for online businesses of all sizes, including fraud and more.

Wave

Free invoicing & accounting software with credit card processing, payroll services and much more. If you're not using a client management tool this will be perfect for you.

DropBox

Dropbox is a modern workspace designed to reduce busywork-so you can focus on the things that matter. Sign in and put your creative energy to work.

Google Drive

With Google Drive you’ll be able to store, share and collaborate on files and folders from any mobile device, tablet or computer. Secure and easy access to all your content in one place.

Box

With Box, you get a single place to manage, secure, share and govern all of the content for your internal and external collaboration and processes.

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