Here's a list of the tools I use everyday to continuously grow and scale my business. If you're just getting started with your own business and want the best tools for the job, or are looking for the next thing to help you scale, this list is guaranteed to help you.
I've included alternatives for tools I use too, as I understand budgets can vary entrepreneur to entrepreneur.
Responsive Website Builder
Webflow is by far the best website building tool for creating a blog, landing page, or sales pages. Forget using WordPress, as this is the future.
With Webflow you get full control over your website, and you can virtually build anything. In addition, they have lightening fast hosting, a secure backend, and solutions for blog and eCommerce CMS's.
Namecheap offers cheap domain names with the most reliable service. They offer amazing customer support, free WhoIs protection and also Gmail (G Suite) integration, so you can easily get a custom email with your domain (e.g. firstname.lastname@example.org).Learn More
The One I Use: Sell Digital Training PRoducts
Kajabi is my new go-to platform to sell digital products online. I love how you can build marketing funnels (called Pipelines in Kajabi) and do automated cart abandonment emails. Plus their interface is beautiful and gives your customers a great experience.Learn More
Alternative: Sell online courses
Teachable is my go-to for creating, hosting and selling online courses to coach my audience. They've got a great customer support, frequently release updates to help creators, and make the learning experience seamless for your students.Learn More
The One I Use: Email Marketing Software
Active Campaign is my go-to email automation and marketing tool. It's features are incredible and allow you to have so much control over your marketing, segmentation, and lead scoring.
I highly recommend you make the investment as the payoff of being able to build pin-point funnels is huge.
Alternative: Email Marketing Software
Drip is the first ECRM–an Ecommerce CRM designed for building personal and profitable relationships with your customers at scale.
You can create automated email campaigns, and see where your revenue is attributed.
Alternative Cheap Option: Email Marketing Software
ConvertKit helps you grow your email list by letting you create forms, landing pages, and through sending out automated email sequences.
As the saying goes "the money is in the list", so make sure you are growing yours!
Authentic Deadline Generator
Create Authentic Evergreen Offers And Convert More of Your Leads Into Customers Through The Use of Real Scarcity Deadlines.
Giving your customers a reason to buy NOW is important, and this tool does just that — if your audience doesn't take action (purchase) then they'll be stuck and won't benefit from your products.
Webinar hosting platform
Demio is my favourite tool for hosting webinars and live group coaching calls. It's simple to set up, and they do all the emails for you (or you can integrate into your email marketing provider such as Convertkit).
Documents and file storage
I use Google Drive for many areas of my business. They have a complete set of tools for creating documents, slides, and even the occasional spreadsheet.
Business Expenses & bookkeeping
Automatically download transactions from your bank, credit cards, PayPal, Square, and more. Sort expenses into tax categories to maximize deductions, and more...
I'm a huge fan of knowing where my income and expenses are. So I track everything inside of Quickbooks. It also makes tax season easier.
COOKIES, PRIVACY, AND TERMS POLICY GENERATOR
Make your sites & apps legally compliant across multiple languages and legislations (including the GDPR) with our lawyer-crafted, self-updating solutions.
Instagram Scheduling & Posting
Save Time by Scheduling Your Instagram Posts Ahead of Time. Manage Multiple Accounts, Schedule Video, Reposting, Analytics & Uploading Tools.
Instagram Hashtag Analytics & Research
Flick is by far the best tool for improving your hashtag strategy. Not only is it superbly accurate but it also saves us a lot of time! We've been able to help our followers find hashtags they can rank on, for free!
Social Media Automation
Jarvee is a social media automation software which I specifically use for Instagram automation. It helps you gain followers and more leads for your business without having to spend hours on the platform.