TOOLS & RESOURCES I USE AND RECOMMEND
~ BLOGGING & BUSINESS ~
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Many of the courses and products listed below I received through some of the amazing bundles this year like Lizzy’s Christmas Party and the Rebel Boss Virtual Summits. I did not sign up for everything that was available and some of the items that I did download are not worth mentioning here. I’m only sharing the things I’ve already accessed and feel that you will benefit from.
Squarespace - For designing websites and landing pages
Google Drive - For file organization
Slack - For team communication and mastermind group
LastPass - For securely storing and sharing passwords
Zoom - For video calls
Grammarly - For spelling and grammar checks. They even have AI integrations now to help you improve your writing even more.
MARKETING AND SALES
Paper + Spark - for all things Etsy finances and taxes. Janet provides so much information in her emails and on her blog and she is my go-to source whenever I have a question on this topic.
Content Planning Toolkit - Tonia Kendrick
GoDaddy - For buying domains
Flodesk - For email marketing & checkouts. Save 50% off with my affiliate link
ETSY - Get 40 FREE listings through my affiliate link
Payhip - For selling digital products
Gumroad - For selling digital and physical products
Bluchic - For landing pages and inspiration
Inspired Stock Shop - Membership for stock images
Canva - For creating blog posts and social media images
PicMonkey - For creating blog posts and social media images (I use both Canva and PicMonkey)
Tailwind - For automating and scheduling Pinterest posts
Ezoic - For site advertising
PRODUCTIVITY AND TIME MANAGEMENT
EDUCATION AND TRAINING
Sell Digital Products on Etsy - Claudia Orengo from heartmade .es
Launch it Like it’s Hot - Tara Reid, Introvert Coach
Kim at Being Creative - Creating Printables in Affinity Publisher - Quick Start Guide - this course totally helped me learn how to use Affinity Publisher. Kim and Jeremy are really great and will answer any questions you might have along the way.
Love From Mim - The Sticker Plan - Mim will show you everything you need to know create your own stickers
Home OFFICE MUST-HAVES
Ergonomic Chair - Its comfortable and adjustment so that I can use it no matter what height my desk is at
Large Desk - Tons of surface area
External Hard Drive - For backing up and storing your files
Printer - Wireless printing from all devices
USB Power Strip Surge Protector - This safeguards my computer and other office equipment from potentially damaging power surges
USB Port Hub - This hub makes it easy to keep all of my equipment plugged in to one place with only one USB getting plugged in to my computer - plus it has fast-charging ports to charge my phone while I work
File Organizer Boxes - These are a beautiful way to store and organize all your paperwork, letters, folders and hanging files
Transparent 4" x 6" Photo Storage Boxes - For organizing all the small things like pens, sticky notes, paper/binder clips, stickers etc.