A great big list of my favorite resources to help you start and run your online business effectively and affordably.
The right tools can make all the difference in your business.
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.
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.
A safe and secure domain registrar and web host offering domains, SSL certificates, private email services, along with free privacy services.
My favorite editing tool. Grammarly scans your text for common and complex issues, making sure everything you type is clear, effective, and mistake-free.
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.
All plans include 24/7 support, unlimited emails, and the latest features to grow your business, like landing pages & automation.
One of the world’s best third-party email service providers, MailChimp gives you the marketing tools to be yourself on a bigger stage.
The software/app I used to create my free Archetypal Branding Quiz that’s netted me thousands of quality, targeted referrals. Follow the link in the button to WatuPro and select the Intelligence Module version.
My absolute favorite place to get the best deals on the software you need to run a streamlined, professional business.
Powerful invoicing software with custom reminders, tracking, and direct deposit. Dozens of reports, so you’ll always know where your business stands.
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.
I love Payhip. It handles VAT tax FOR you (this is huge in the online world), the customer service is top notch, and the platform is reliable and easy to use.
Create and sell beautiful online courses. Your skills are valuable. Easily build a beautiful course website, share your knowledge, and be rewarded for it.
Create your own online course hub, upload your course content, and distribute it to people around the world with just a few clicks.
Providing universal access to the world’s best education, partnering with top universities and organizations to offer free and affordable courses online.
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.
Tons of online classes to help you improve your professional skill set, start that side hustle, or pursue a passion project.
Sell online courses, memberships, and digital downloads. No technical headaches, zero transaction fees, and unlimited everything.
Start your business today for as little as $49 + state fees. IncFile offers easy LLC formation and business incorporation. No contracts. No hidden fees.
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.
Affordable contracts, templates and all the legal paperwork you need to run your business well. No expensive attorneys required.
For the parents out there, this one’s for you. Inexpensive, powerful, and necessary legal forms for your 18+ year old kids. Yes, you need this.
Check out the library of legal documents and forms. Free to print, save, and download. Step-by-step instructions to make it simple.
CorpNet offers fast, reliable, and affordable processing – everything you need to register your DBA/Fictitious Business name in all 50 states.
IvoryMix has a collection of stock photos with a decidedly feminine bent. Lots of business-themed imagery perfect for blog posts, courses, and marketing.
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.
A treasure trove of gorgeous, unique, minimalist stock photographs to help your brand stand out in a most beautiful light online. Each collection is more stunning than the next.
A boho-chic haven. Plenty of high quality imagery for those seeking a clean, natural, relaxed vibe. One of my favorite free photo haunts.
A giant library of amazing shots from photographers around the globe. These free images have an indie vibe to them. Instagram-ready images.
A fully-loaded, free stock photography and royalty-free stock media website with millions of images to use in your posts and beyond. So much to see here.
Catherine of Avalon Rose is a renowned graphic artist best known for her feminine graphical elements and stunning font collections.
99designs offers a full range of visual branding elements including logo design, tee shirt design, brand packaging, business card design, and more.
All 12 Archetypes organized by persona including links to archetype-specific fonts, graphics, imagery, design tools, and more.
A giant assortment of on-trend fonts come together in big bundles on the cheap. A great way to pad your font collection without breaking the bank.
A big collection of fabulous design elements, vectors, graphics, illustrations, and more. Plenty of grab & go assets at surprisingly low prices.
Canva has absolutely everything you need to make your ideas come to life, from photo editing to collage making, graphic design, and more.
A huge stash of ready-to-use design assets from independent creators including graphics, fonts, themes, photos and more. Starting at just $2.
Moo has set a new standard for print, with remarkable new products that bring great design and uncompromising, high standards to the web.
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.
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.
Download 87 beautiful WordPress Themes for the price of one, including the world-famous ‘Divi’, the ultimate theme and visual page builder.
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.
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.
If you sell digital goods, there’s no better platform than this one. Fees are reasonable, you get complete autonomy over your products, plus they handle VAT tax 100%.