The bestfor your online business.

The right tools can make all the difference in your business. Here are some of my favorites to help you do better, and be better online.

Below I’ve included my favorite online tools and resources in the following areas:

  • Business Services
  • Third-Party Email Service Providers
  • Productivity Tools
  • Learning Resources to Uplevel Your Game
  • Legal Help
  • Stock Photos
  • Graphic Design Resources (logos, packaging, fonts, visual branding elements, and more)
  • Website Tools

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BUSINESS SERVICES

Thinkific

Create your own online course hub, upload your course content, and distribute it to people around the world with just a few clicks.

FREE Course Creation Guide

A free guide from Thinkific detailing how to create and sell courses online, including how to pick a course topic, create course content, and attract students.

Grammarly

My favorite editing tool. Grammarly scans your text for common and complex issues, making sure everything you type is clear, effective, and mistake-free.

Namecheap

A safe and secure domain registrar and web host offering domains, SSL certificates, private email services, along with free privacy services.

GoDaddy

The world’s largest registrar and web hosting provider with more than 77 million domains under management. Always offering 24/7 support.

FREE Business Structure Wizard

Your business name is more than just a name, it’s a critical brand asset. Find out if your desired business name is available with this free service.

FREE Business Start-Up Checklist

A free comprehensive guide written by attorneys to help you start a business, including naming a business, protecting it, developing a business plan, and more.

FREE Business Name Search

Your business name is more than just a name, it’s a critical brand asset. Find out if your desired business name is available with this free service.

Kabbage Funding

Small business funding options for the real world. Get quick access to working capital (up to $250,000) quickly and easily with a Kabbage line of credit.

EMAIL

Mailerlite

All plans include 24/7 support, unlimited emails, and the latest features to grow your business, like landing pages & automation.

Mailchimp

One of the world’s best third-party email service providers, MailChimp gives you the marketing tools to be yourself on a bigger stage.

Get Response

The all in one email marketing platform to help you grow your business, including webinars, landing pages, and marketing automation.

PRODUCTIVITY

Quickbooks

Powerful invoicing software with custom reminders, tracking, and direct deposit. Dozens of reports, so you’ll always know where your business stands.

Shoeboxed

Get organized and stay that way. Scan and organize all of your receipts and business cards, create expense reports, track mileage, and more.

Freshbooks

Small business invoicing and billing so simple, you’ll be amazed at the time you have to focus on doing what you love and how much faster you get paid.

Convert Better

Optin Monster helps you monetize your traffic, transform your business by generating more leads and increase sales from the traffic you already have.

Tailwind

The complete Pinterest & Instagram marketing toolkit for small businesses. Schedule Posts, amplify your reach, and measure results with one tool.

LEARNING

CreativeLive (Free)

To get you started, CreativeLive offers some of their best classes absolutely free every week. Learn how to get great, sell your work, start a business, and more.

CreativeLive

Learn how to get great, sell your work, start a business, and more. Sign up for free access to on-air classes led by the world’s top experts.

Coursera

Providing universal access to the world’s best education, partnering with top universities and organizations to offer free and affordable courses online.

Skillshare

With thousands of online classes to help you improve your professional skill set, start that side hustle, pursue a passion project, and so much more.

Udemy

Students can master new skills and achieve their goals by learning from an extensive library of over 80,000 courses taught by expert instructors.

LEGAL

Form an LLC

Start your business today for as little as $49 + state fees. IncFile offers easy LLC formation and business incorporation. No contracts. No hidden fees.

Register a Trademark

A registered trademark greatly expands your brand’s legal protections. You’ve worked hard to build a name for your business. LegalZoom helps you protect it.

File a DBA

CorpNet offers fast, reliable, and affordable processing – everything you need to register your DBA/Fictitious Business name in all 50 states.

STOCK PHOTOS

Feminine Stock Photos

IvoryMix has a collection of stock photos with a decidedly feminine bent. Lots of business-themed imagery perfect for blog posts, courses, and marketing.

Feminine Stock Images

Styled Stock Society boasts a huge stash of simple yet stunning feminine styled stock photography. Sign up for email and get 10 free images right now.

Indie Stock Photos

Unsplash has a treasure trove of free stock photography covering a vast array of subjects. You’ll definitely find something to suit your photo fancy here.

GRAPHIC DESIGN

Feminine Graphics

Catherine of Avalon Rose Design is a renowned graphic artist best known for her feminine graphical elements and stunning font collections.

Logos and Packaging

99designs offers a full range of visual branding elements including logo design, tee shirt design, brand packaging, business card design, and more.

On Demand Designers

Trusted by the world’s biggest brands, Fiverr offers logo and packaging design, branded elements and more by top quality, hand-picked professionals.

Easy Photo Editing

PicMonkey has absolutely everything you need to make your ideas come to life, from photo editing to collage making, graphic design, and more.

CreativeMarket

A huge stash of ready-to-use design assets from 27,936 independent creators including graphics, fonts, themes, photos and more. Starting at just $2.

Print Marketing

Moo has set a new standard for print, with remarkable new products that bring great design and uncompromising, high standards to the web.

WEBSITE TOOLS

Thesis for WordPress

Thesis lets you control every last detail of your site and design with three revolutionary features you won’t find in any other WordPress theme.

Website Hosting

Siteground offers premiere website hosting with blazing fast speeds, steel-belted security and stellar, 24/7 support. All for as low as $3 a month.

ElegantThemes

Download 87 beautiful WordPress Themes for the price of one, including the world-famous ‘Divi’, the ultimate theme and visual page builder.

Weebly

Bring your eCommerce online store to life with a customizable theme and an easy-to-use drag & drop builder to launch your online store quickly.

Shopify

Build a gorgeous store of your own. You get instant access to hundreds of the best-looking themes and apps, plus complete control over the look and feel.

Squarespace

From websites and online stores, to marketing tools and analytics, Squarespace is the all-in-one platform to build a beautiful online presence.