The right tools make our jobs so much easier!

Curious to know what’s in my toolbox?

As a small-business owner myself, I am often asked by potential clients what tools I use to manage my business – everything from marketing services and training to tools and services.

I understand why. Choosing the right tools can be overwhelming, especially as technology changes so regularly.

I’ve pulled together this convenient list of resources I recommend. I’ve either used them personally (in most cases) or they’ve come highly recommended by people I trust. I update the list frequently.

For transparency, please know that this page contains some affiliate links. That means if you decide to make a purchase through my links, I get a little commission at absolutely ZERO cost to you.

If you choose to work with me, we will discuss the tools you currently use in your business and those that might be helpful additions. If you’d like to schedule a free call to discuss your needs, I would be happy to hear from you! Click here to get started.

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Bluehost

I highly recommend Bluehost to my clients. It's what I use to host my own site.

 

Bluehost provides extremely low-cost, high-performance hosting. The interface is easy to navigate and their support is easily accessible and responsive. 

 

Click here to sign up for Bluehost

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Google Workspace

Professional email, online storage, and more. Choose the plan that fits your needs.

 

Use code G67F7JVAVFYHXGY when purchasing a Business Plan for 20% off your first year.

 

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LastPass

Effortless security from anywhere.

 

Our lives take place online. Job. Hobbies. Friends and relatives. LastPass puts your connected life at your fingertips, easily and securely.


Click here to put your passwords on autopilot.

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Elementor

Elementor is the World's Leading WordPress Page Builder.

 

Designing in WordPress is so much easier with Elementor's drag-and-drop interface! There is a free and paid version of the plugin. As a designer, I use Elementor to build all of my sites.

 

Give Elementor a Spin

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NameCheap

NameCheap is a domain name registrar with great rates on domain name registration, web hosting services and professional email plans. I refer my friends to NameCheap for domain registration.

 

Get your name cheap

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Mailerlite

Of all the email marketing services I've tried, I like MailerLite the most.

 

You can create advanced email marketing campaigns with features that include automation, landing pages and surveys.

Give it a spin

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SmarterQueue

I use SmarterQueue and love it. It's a social media management tool that boosts engagement and saves hours of time with publishing, scheduling, curation and analytics features.

 

Start a free trial with my link!

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Quire

Visual, collaborative project management

 

Quire is a collaborative task management tool, allowing users to break down goals into hierarchical lists. Under this tree-like hierarchy, new tasks are naturally grouped in the context in which they arise, instead of becoming just another isolated task that's easily forgotten.

 

Get started for free

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Dubsado

Streamline your business processes

Dubsado is designed to cut out the busywork.

 

Build relationships, schedule appointments, and create workflows to streamline your projects from start to finish. I love building out my processes in Dubsado - it saves so much time, energy and money!

 

Check out Dubsado

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Square

Quick, easy and secure payment acceptance

 

Whether you’re selling in person or online, Square makes accepting credit cards as fast, painless and secure as possible.

 

There are no extra fees and no long-term contracts - just fast, secure payments you can depend on.

 

Get started with Square

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Legal Docs

The AWB Firm's new Website Contract Template Bundle includes the two basics you need to make sure you’re running your website legally.

 

Privacy Policy: required by law for any website that collects personal information from visitors (this includes contact and opt-in forms).

 

Terms & Conditions: let your website visitors know what is and isn’t allowed on your website.

This contract template is drafted by a lawyer and can be completed in about 20 minutes.

 

Save on the bundle

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Virtual Expert® Training

 

The lessons, the coaching, the community, the experience and all the support you need to be the most successful virtual assistant professional and small business owner you can be!

 

Learn More

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Savvy Social School

You can grow your business with a simple social media strategy in this free training

You'll get insights on building a social media strategy that works for you.

 

It's time to get Savvy with your social media game!

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Joe Burns Money Master

Joe trains clients to identify then rewrite the programs, thoughts, and behaviors that actively push money away. On average, his clients have more than doubled their monthly revenues and all of my clients have seen incredible personal results.

 

Start talking to your money

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Debbie Burns Soul-Seer &Magic Awakener

Debbie leads driven creators and wild dreamers back to magic. To the Happily EPIC After beyond all the rule books (f*ck those) where we get to live in our most authentic expression, freedom, fulfillment, and joy today — not someday.

 

Come on... let's find your magic too!

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Canva

Although I use Adobe for the majority of my client work I highly recommend Canva.

 

It is an amazing and popular graphic design platform for creating social media graphics, presentations and other visual content. Canva is free of charge and also offers paid subscriptions for additional functionality.

 

Check out Canva now!

AFFILIATE DISCLOSURE: If a site, product, or service I recommend has an affiliate program, I join it. That way I have the potential to earn a few dollars for the time I spend investigating it. If you click one of the above links, I’ll be paid an affiliate fee if you make a purchase. Here is my promise: I will never recommend anything unless I have personally used it or researched it and would recommend it to a friend for nothing. 

AFFILIATE DISCLOSURE: If a site, product, or service I recommend has an affiliate program, I join it. That way I have the potential to earn a few dollars for the time I spend investigating it. If you click one of the above links, I’ll be paid an affiliate fee if you make a purchase. Here is my promise: I will never recommend anything unless I have personally used it or researched it and would recommend it to a friend for nothing. 

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