RESOURCES

A COLLECTION OF HIGHLY VETTED TOOLS, PROGRAMS, AND FREEBIES

A great big list of the resources to help you start and run your online business effectively and affordably.

The right tools can make all the difference in your business. 

BUSINESS SERVICES

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.

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.

Namecheap

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

PRODUCTIVITY

Quiz Software

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.

AppSumo

My absolute favorite place to get the best deals on the software you need to run a streamlined, professional business.

Quickbooks

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

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.

LEARNING

Payhip

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.

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.

Thinkific

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

Teachable

Create and sell beautiful online courses. Your skills are valuable. Easily build a beautiful course website, share your knowledge, and be rewarded for it.

Coursera

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

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.

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.

Podia

Sell online courses, memberships, and digital downloads. No technical headaches, zero transaction fees, and unlimited everything.

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.

Contracts & Forms

Affordable contracts, templates and all the legal paperwork you need to run your business well. No expensive attorneys required.

Legal Documents

Check out the library of legal documents and forms. Free to print, save, and download. Step-by-step instructions to make it simple.

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.

Chic 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.

Boho Chic Stock Photos

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.

GRAPHIC DESIGN

Feminine Graphics

Catherine of Avalon Rose 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.

Archetype Hub

All 12 Archetypes organized by persona including links to archetype-specific fonts, graphics, imagery, design tools, and more.

Font Bundles

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.

Design Bundles

A big collection of fabulous design elements, vectors, graphics, illustrations, and more. Plenty of grab & go assets at surprisingly low prices.

Easy Photo Editing

Canva 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 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.

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.

ElegantThemes

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

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.

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.

Sell digital goods

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%.