I’ve been building, testing and using software since I first started using computers in the 80’s. I’ve invested thousands of dollars and years of my time researching, developing and using software and training programs for sales, marketing, project management, support, operations, e-commerce and much more.
Some are good and some are great. The ones below I consider to be great resources. I have used them and received great value from them on a project and think you will too if it suit your business needs.
|Create all kinds of sales funnels using the Clickfunnels marketing platform. Landing pages, up-sells, down-sells, and check out this is one of my main tools for building my email list and selling information products.
You can also create membership sites and manage affiliates and it integrates with all the best web apps out there.
|SamCart is probably the best e-commerce shopping cart for online marketers. They are famous for the 1-page sales funnel. It’s a great user experience and very simple to use.|
|Instapages allows you to quickly build hundreds of personalized landing pages by using individual page blocks that you can customize, save, and reuse. They have a selection of pre-designed block templates, like headers, footers, testimonials, and more, or create your own custom blocks from scratch to create conversion-friendly landing pages.|
|Bluehost provides professional web hosting for your website. Free domain, unlimited server space, and great support.
I’ve had an account with Bluehost since 2006 and have built countless websites on this platform. I wrote a short tutorial on How to get WordPress installed on Bluehost.
|Shopify gives you everything you need to build a successful online e-commerce store. It is by far the easiest online shop software to set up and run.
They take care of all of the technical details and you just run your store and manage your products and marketing.
|ThemeForest is my goto webiste for WordPress Themes. They also have themes for Drupal, Joomla, Magento, Concrete5 and even web templates in HTML. This is a great resource to help you get your website or blog looking great.|
|CodeCanyon is a great resource for all kind of scripts and plugins to help you get the functionality and features you need to create your website. PHP calendars, WordPress plugins, CSS animations, UI effects and more. CodeCanyon’s library is huge and can save you tons of time and money. They are part of Evanto which also runs the Themeforest marketplace too.|
|Aweber makes email marketing easy. It brings together all the tools you need to send emails the right way.|
|ConvertKit helps you grow your audience and turn your subscribers into customers. Create online email courses fast and easy. Easy landing pages, forms & drip campaigns to help you teach, nurture and profit.|
|HubSpot is a sales and marketing platform that helps you attract visitors, convert leads, & close customers with an all in one systems centered around the customer.
Hubspot started the whole Inbound Marketing movement and their platform is one of the most sophisticated content marketing applications.
You can learn all about inbound marketing and even get cerified for free here. If you are intesedted in a demo, the agency I founded is a HubSpot Partner.
|SEO Profiler is a powerful tool with unlimited link building, ranking and page optimization reports.|
|Snip.ly allows you to attach a call-to-action to every link you share on social media.|
|Ambassador provides an all-in-One relationship marketing platform where you can run referral, affiliate, influencer, partner, and advocate marketing programs on one platform.|
|SumoMe is a suite of free tools that can be used to grow your website’s traffic. The tools are easy to install and work on any website.|
|Google Apps for work is a full productivity suite like Microsoft Office but completely web-based. It includes Gmail, Google Calendar, Google Drive, Docs, Slides, Sheets & Hangouts and many other apps you can find in their app marketplace.
I use all of these tools daily to communicate, keep appointments and reminders and create and store files and documents. I use Hangouts for meetings and communication with my team and clients.
|HubStaff is a time tracking software with screenshots, activity levels, and in-depth reports that integrates with almost any of your favorite cloud based productivity tools.|
|JungleScout helps you find Amazon Products You can profit from, fast and without guesswork. This Amazon data analysis tool helps you take the risk out of launching and scaling a FBA business. They have both a web app and very powerful Chrome extension!|
|Stencil is a simple image creation for social media marketers, bloggers and small businesses that allows you to create awesome images in your web browser without having to download and install software on your computer.|
|Fiver is an online marketplace for talent. Graphic Design, Writing & translation, programing & development and digital marketing.|
|Upwork is my go to platform for finding people to help on my projects. I have hired dozens of freelancers around the world and find Upwork to be such a great resource.|
|Coursera – Explore 1000+ online courses from top universities. Join Coursera today to learn data science, programming, business strategy, and more.|