Resources

Services & tools to help you build a better business

 
 

Have you ever landed on a website or looked at someone’s business and wondered what nuts and bolts actually keep the big machine running? Look no further — This is a curated list of the tools I use to keep me efficient, effective and sane. 

Idea Capture

Wunderlist – Todo list, for a daily and weekly play-by-play.
Evernote – For capturing all longer-term ideas.
iA Writer – A distraction-free writing environment.
MindNode – For mind-mapping and brainstorming.
Squarespace Note – A simple app for capturing your thoughts on the go.

Marketing

SumoMe – Free marketing tools to grow your email list
Crazyegg.com – See where your visitors click on your site.
Buffer – Use this for all of my personal social media.
Wistia – Great for private videos for a course or for clients and embedding video on your website.
Mailchimp – Send 12K emails to 2K subscribers for free.
Shareasimage – Shares quotes with an image to get more likes, favorites, and retweets.
Bit.ly – shorten URLs and tracking their click statistics.
Snip.ly – a tool for attaching a call-to-action to links.
The Name App – Find available names for your ideas.
Naminum – Discover a perfect company name.
Canva – Amazingly simple graphic design for bloggers.
Unbounce – Publish and test landing pages.
Drip – Lightweight email marketing automation.
iWantMyName – Buy your domains here.

Other

Tiny JPG – Compress images.
Jing – Creates video screen-captures.
Screenflow – Screen recording tool with editing.
WaveApps – Accounting and invoicing.

 

*Yes, some of the links above are affiliate links. However, I wouldn't recommend them if I didn't use them and find them helpful, myself.