Resources & Tools I Use

There is so much that goes into having a website. I’ve tried A LOT of different tools and here is a list that I definitely recommend. 

Some of the links I share are affiliate links. This means at no extra cost to you if you click on one and make a purchase, I may receive a commission… but that is not why I am sharing them, I use all of these!

Elementor is what I use to build ALL of my websites. No more needing to learn how to code and instead you can build your vision faster. I install this on websites so even clients that aren’t “techie” can easily make website edits.

This tool has truly changed my life and made my business possible.

When I started trying to build my first website, I used a very popular host that boasts the cheapest rates.

You get what you pay for and what you don’t pay for. From a lack of customer service to unnecessary steps that confused the process, I was unhappy. A mentor suggested I look into SiteGround and it has been game-changing! I build all of my client sites on SiteGround.

I have no problem with also mentioning that the SiteGround support team has been the best I have ever interacted with. They walk you through everything in language you can understand and if you ask clarifying questions, they rephrase and are great listeners.

I use Dubsado to send client contracts and invoices automatically. Once you set up your workflows, it will save you SO much time. It has eliminated the back and forth with sending a proposal, them agreeing, invoice creation and payment, and terms & conditions. It is *chef’s kiss*

If you are sending out emails to subscribers, this one is my favorite! I tried some others that promised premium features but as soon as your business grows a little, they hit you with a big fee.

ConvertKit impressed me with how easy it was to envision the customer journey and create effective emails to help them.

Taxes and finances were the scariest part of starting my own business. I had been using TurboTax (also by Intuit) for my personal taxes for years, and Quickbooks was an amazing addition to my tools. I love being able to easily categorize my business expenses, which is going to be super helpful come tax time!

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I absolutely love Formidable Forms for all contact and lead collection on websites. It is an affordable plugin for your WordPress site and saves all your inquiries. 

That means you can go back and download everyone thats filled out a form for easy reference or uploading to ConvertKit.

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