Online Business Tools
We know you guys love tools, so here is our most utilized tools to date:
WordPress – 33% of your the internet is using WordPress to manage their sites content. It’s FREE and there are so many resources and plugins available to help anyone get a nice looking website up quickly!
SiteGround – This is a hosting company so you can buy your websites name and hosting altogether. We’ve gone through several hosting companies at this point and SG is a standout for their support and their one-click WordPress installation is great!
Divi Theme – This is a drag-and-drop theme builder which is very popular and has tons of templates available. It’s not free, but well worth the investment since there is a “lifetime” option.
Thrive Leads – This is a WordPress plugin that allows you to collect leads from your website using pop-ups, sidebar widgets and more. You can also run split tests on your pop-ups too!
Email Service Provider
ActiveCampaign – This is software that stores your email addresses so that you can utilize marketing automation on your site and email. There are plenty of integrations by ActiveCampaign and for them as well. This is a great deal for folks who want a powerful email automation software for a fair price.
Payments & Funnels
ThriveCart – Need to accept payments? You’ll probably need to if you want to do online business and ThriveCart is a shopping cart platform that produces high converting checkout pages. This platform has been with us through many business models and products and has been very dependable.
Canva – This tool makes custom graphic design work very easy for beginners. Plenty of tutorials too.
RelayThat – This tool is even easier to use than Canva for graphic design, except that it’s not as flexible. The benefit of RelayThat is that it helps keep your branding tight so you can transition seamlessly between working on your blog post graphic to your YouTube thumbnail without adjusting anything. It just works like magic!
Creative Market – This is a great place to purchase illustrations or icons for your website. Investing in some icons or illustrations will make your website pop with very little effort.