Ever since I switched from the host that shall not be named, I have experienced smooth sailing, lightening fast support, virtually no down time, really easy to use cpanel, Siteground is by far my favorite host. I run several e-commerce websites and content sites with Siteground.
I proudly run my entire business through google sutie. From email, domain management, calendars, and file storage. It will be hard to beat what google has done with cloud services as it relates to online business and productivity. I highly recommend their services.
This wordpress plugin completely automates social media sharing from a wordpress blog. It offers the most social sharing platforms connections, and will really save you a lot of time posting to social media. It’s optimal posting times and schedule across multiple platforms pays for itself in time recouped.
Envato, Themeforest’s parent company, is my go to source for wordpress themes and plugins. I have exclusively used Flatsome WordPress theme for the past 2 years. If you need special functionality for your wordpress site, chances are – There’s a plugin for that!
Free and Premium(for longer videos) chrome video and screen capturing software. I really love this software because its easy to use, and it saves files directly to google drive or you can upload directly to YouTube. I use this software to record my online courses
I love Hubspot’s email and sales product. It lets me know when a clients open and reads my emails. Hubspot integrates with gmail seamlessly and offers some really cool features like delayed sending and templates for those canned proposals and responses.
Amazon’s Affiliate program is a great way to generate passive income from a blog or e-commerce store. Sometimes they can be a bit picky on which links pay out commission, but with 100’s of millions of people shopping on the site, it’s usually the easiest way to get paid passively online.
Complete email marketing and list management service. I swear by Mailchimp as it has never let me down. It can be a bit challenging integrating with WordPress at time, but once it’s done, it’s very fun to use and send campaigns. The iOS app is amazing, because not only can you view results of campaigns, but you can also create campaigns on the fly. I love this service.
A Great file storage alternative to Google Drive. I have used it sparingly over the past couple of years, but it still gets the job done with a sleek interview and easy file sharing capabilities.
I used basecamp 2 for the majority of my heavy duty web projects. It’s sleek and easy to use. Most freelancers have used it, so on-boarding is easy. I have tried the new basecamp 3, but I find it to be a bit too complicated for a small team. Basecamp 2 is perfect if you want to stay on track and up to date on projects.