tools for

success

These resources are some of my favourites! Some of them are affiliate links meaning I make a small commission if you choose to purchase fom them, but the price has not been increased in order to compensate me and I would never recommend a product I don't like. If something is on this list, it's being used by me (or has been used by me) and passes my test of approval!

Running a business or a blog presents challenges to you that I never expected when I first started out. Before you know it, you will find yourself wondering how the heck you are supposed to find enough time in the day to get your to-do list done, finish your work, and enjoy your cup of tea (or coffee) while it's still warm...and let's be honest, it has probably already been microwaved a dozen times!

Choose where you are right now to see which resources would be best for you!

 

I AM...

just getting started!

If you're just getting started you probably have a limited budget and are looking for the most affordable options until you start getting some more cashflow! These are the resources I used when I first started out. I strategically invested into a select bunch of resources that I knew would pay off.

Photo Editing

Lightroom/Photoshop: At only $9.99 a month, this software is a steal. Plus, I've got 3 free Lightroom presets to get you started.

Try Lightroom & Photoshop

Marketing Automation Tools

Tailwind: If there is one tool I would pay for to start, it would be Tailwind. Tailwind schedules your Pinterest posts for you and has the best hashtag finder for Instagram. I was able to increase my traffic from Pinterest to my blog by 800% from using Tailwind.

Try a free 30 day trial of Tailwind

Hosting

Siteground: I've tried the big name cheap hosting options before and was left with a slow site, poor support and bad Google rankings because my site was so awfully slow. Siteground has ah-mazing hosting plans (and very affordable) with killer support!

Try Siteground

Lead Collection

MailChimp: is a great free option to start with!

Try MailChimp

Branding

Logo: When you're first starting out, I'm all for investing strategically. I created a whole bunch of gorgeous pre-made and customizable logos for people just like you! The pre-made logos are a great option for those who need to save up a bit more before getting a custom logo designed.

View Pre-Made Logos

Brand & Style: My branding e-book to help you navigate your way to a killer brand.

Get Brand & Style

Graphic Design

Canva: I love using Canva to create most of my blog graphics.

Try Canva For Free

Creative Market: This is where I get ALL my creative/digital items from. You can get tons of cute fonts, add-ons for photoshop and other graphic elements.

Look Around Creative Market

Organizational Tools

Dropbox: Dropbox is my favourite free way to organize my photos.

Try Dropbox For Free

Trello: If you do client and collaboration work, say hello to Trello!

Try Trello For Free

seeing growth and ready to get movin'!

Are you just getting started with your business? If yes, keep reading! If not, scroll down to the next section!

If you're just getting started you probably have a limited budget and are looking for the most affordable options until you start getting some more cashflow! These are the resources I used when I first started out. I strategically invested into a select bunch of resources that I knew would pay off.

Photo Editing

Lightroom/Photoshop: At only $9.99 a month, this software is a steal. Plus, I've got 7 free Lightroom presets to get you started.

Try Lightroom & Photoshop

Marketing Automation Tools

Tailwind: If there is one tool I would pay for to start, it would be Tailwind. Tailwind schedules your Pinterest posts for you and has the best hashtag finder for Instagram. I was able to increase my traffic from Pinterest to my blog by 800% from using Tailwind.

Try a free 30 day trial of Tailwind

Hosting

Siteground: I've tried the big name cheap hosting options before and was left with a slow site, poor support and bad Google rankings because my site was so awfully slow. Siteground has ah-mazing hosting plans (and very affordable) with killer support!

Try Siteground

Lead Collection

MailChimp: is a great free option to start with!

Try MailChimp

Branding

Logo: When you're first starting out, I'm all for investing strategically. I created a whole bunch of gorgeous pre-made and customizable logos for people just like you! The pre-made logos are a great option for those who need to save up a bit more before getting a custom logo designed.

View Pre-Made Logos

Brand & Style: My branding e-book to help you navigate your way to a killer brand.

Get Brand & Style

Graphic Design

Canva: I love using Canva to create most of my blog graphics.

Try Canva For Free

Organizational Tools

Dropbox: Dropbox is my favourite free way to organize my photos.

Try Dropbox For Free

Trello: If you do client and collaboration work, say hello to Trello!

Try Trello For Free

You are seeing growth and are ready to get movin'!

You are at an EXCITING stage of your business. This is when you start seeing your hard work begin to pay off and start ditching the DIY for something a little more tailored and specific to your goals.

Photo Editing

Lightroom/Photoshop: At only $9.99 a month, this software is a steal. Plus, I've got 7 free Lightroom presets to get you started.

Try Lightroom & Photoshop

Graphic Design

Canva: I love using Canva to create most of my blog graphics.

Try Canva For Free

Webinar Tools

Blue Snowball USB Microphone: This is my favourite microphone to use for recording podcasts, webinars and hosting online meetings. It produces a clear sound and is incredibly affordable.

Get Blue Snowball Microphone

Lead Collection

ConvertKit: ConvertKit is for those who are serious about growing their email list and segmenting it properly. ConvertKit allows you to segment your lists much easier than MailChimp so you are able to send out targeted emails that are more likely to convert.

Try ConvertKit

Interact: Lead collection meets interactive quizzes.

Try Interact

Marketing Automation

Tailwind: Tailwind schedules your Pinterest posts for you and has the best hashtag finder for Instagram. I was able to increase my traffic from Pinterest to my blog by 800% from using Tailwind.

Try a free 30 day trial of Tailwind

Hosting

Siteground: I've tried the big name cheap hosting options before and was left with a slow site, poor support and bad Google rankings because my site was so awfully slow. Siteground has ah-mazing hosting plans (and very affordable) with killer support!

Try Siteground

Branding

Logo/Website: Now is the time to invest in something that is custom to your business. Contact me to help your brand your business.

Contact Me Today

Brand & Style: My branding e-book to help you navigate your way to a killer brand.

Get Brand & Style

Organizational Tools

Dropbox: Dropbox is my favourite free way to organize my photos.

Try Dropbox For Free

Trello: If you do client and collaboration work, say hello to Trello!

Try Trello For Free