The tools and resources you need to succeed.
In order to create and manage your visual content and digital marketing, you’re going to find yourself considering investing in tools and resources to make you more efficient and effective. But with so many options available, it can be overwhelming to figure out which ones to trust.
I’ve been there. So to help, here is a list of tools and resources that I strongly recommend. I have tested every recommendation on this page and still use most of them. I’ll continue to add new tools as I test and use different strategies to promote and grow my own businesses.
Some of the links below are affiliate links, which means I may get a commission if you decide to purchase. However, none of the costs of these resources have been increased to compensate me and this in no way affects my suggestions. I only recommend products I know and trust. My main goal for this list is simply to provide the best recommendations for you. It’s another way for me to continue #ChasingThankYou.
Updated: October 1, 2017
This is a long list, so if you don’t have the time to go through all of it now, or if you’d like to come back when new tools and resources have been added, pinning this page to Pinterest is an easy way to save it now, to read it later. 😉
#1 FOR DOMAIN NAME REGISTRATION
Namecheap is my go-to domain name registrar. The prices are great and the service is even better. NameCheap includes a whole load of goodies with every domain registration that other registrars don’t. The control panel is user-friendly and I don’t need a doctorate to get things done on my domains.
#1 FOR HOSTING WEBSITES & BLOGS
I can’t say enough good things about Siteground. All of my websites are hosted on Siteground because the service they provide is stable, secure and super fast thanks to the special tools they've developed in-house for WordPress users and the expertise of their support team is legendary.
#1 FOR BUILDING WEBSITES & BLOGS
Create Visual Content
Canva is probably the most popular DIY design tool. Canva allows anyone to easily create beautiful designs and documents using Canva's drag-and-drop feature and professional layouts.
RelayThat is a visual content creation app that allows you to create thousands of pieces of visual content with different layouts and sizes using just a handful of common assets that you upload into the system. The major benefit of this app is the ability to create so many designs instantly while maintaining a cohesive visual brand. It's like magic.
PicMonkey is a photo editing and graphic design app. It's most often seen as a direct competitor to Canva, and they do share a lot of similar features and functionality. One area where PicMonkey stands out is its photo editing capabilities.
I plan on dividing these tools up into easy to follow sections, but I just haven't gotten around to it yet. 😜 So you're seeing my mess right now and I'm totally cool with it. Because...
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