Online Business Building Tools & Resources

If you are looking for the applications, tools and resources you need to run a profitable online business, this page lists all of the different tools I use.

Web HostingAffiliate MarketingProductivityMarketing ToolsEcommerce & Shopping cartsVideo Tools

Website and Blog Hosting

Bluehost provides professional web hosting for your website. Free domain, unlimited server space and great support. I’ve had an account with Bluehost for years and have built countless websites on this platform. Learn How to get WordPress installed on Bluehost. Start to finish step-by-step tutorial offers free blog hosting. This is the cheapest way to start a blog. You start with a address but you can buy a domain name if you upgrade to a paid account.

ThemeForest provides WordPress, Drupal, Joomla, Magento, Concrete5 themes, web templates and more to help you get your website or blog looking great.

CodeCanyon provides 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 effectsand more. CodeCanyon’s library is huge and can save you tons of time and money.

Affiliate & Referral Marketing

Ambassador provides an all-in-One relationship marketing platform where you can run referral, affiliate, influencer, partner, and advocate marketing programs on one platform.

Productivity Applications

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.

Marketing Tools

HubSpot is an inbound marketing & sales platform to attract visitors, convert leads, & close customers. Our agency is an HubSpot Partner.

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.

Aweber makes email marketing easy. It brings together all the tools you need to send emails the right way. allows you to attach a call-to-action to every link you share on social media.

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.

Pushcrew – Reach users fast. Send push notifications to your users browsers, even when they’re not on your website.

SEO Profiler is a powerful tool with unlimited link building, ranking and page optimization reports. is a Predictive email marketing for online stores.

Ecommerce &cShopping carts

SamCart is probably the best ecommerce shopping cart for online marketers.

Shopify gives you everything you need to build a successful online business.

Veeqo provides all your ecommerce orders, inventory and shipping in one place.

Screen Capture & Video Editing

ScreenFlow provides screencasting and video editing software for Mac. I use this for doing webcasts, product demos and tutorials.

Movavi allows you to manage your media files in any way you want. You can take screen captures, split and join videos; add titles and audio tracks; add special effects and filters and create slideshows.