Software

Amazon Business: We utilize Amazon for the majority of our office needs. It’s great to have a resource that allows us to purchase office supplies quickly and ship to our employees across the State of Texas.

MailChimp: This is an email marketing platform for small businesses. It’s great for newsletters and keeping clients up-to-date.

Social Media

Hootsuite: Makes it easy to organize, customize, and manage your social media streams from one place. Basic version is free; paid version allows more team members and additional features.

Social Report: Social Report™ is an all-in-one social media management platform. Every feature a social media manager needs: post scheduling, social listening, sophisticated analytics, custom reporting and more.

Project Management

Google Calendar: I use this free calendar to organize content for the various blogs I manage.

Dropbox: Anything that’s not in Google Drive is saved in Dropbox. This cloud-based program also makes it easy to share files no matter how big they are.

99designs: If you don’t have a designer you want to work with, or you don’t know exactly what you want and need ideas, try launching a contest at 99designs. Lots of designers will offer ideas, then you choose a winner.

Adobe Stock: Millions of royalty-free images & hundreds of thousands added weekly.

Teamwork Projects: Teamwork offers multiple time-saving, collaboration-enhancing features to make project management quicker and more efficient.

Financial

QuickBooks: I have used QB Online for over 5 years now. It’s a cloud based financial management software and it’s designed to slash the time you spend managing your business finances, by helping you with estimates and invoices.

PayPal: Commission is high, but this is still the go-to method for online payments. PayPal is also the faster, simpler way to make recurring payments to all your monthly bills and subscriptions.

Software

Google Forms: Choose from a bunch of question options, from multiple choice to dropdowns to a linear scale. Add images and YouTube videos, or get fancy with page branching and question skip logic.

Google Drive: Keep photos, stories, designs, drawings, recordings, videos, and more.

Teamwork Desk: Desk gives you all the help desk software features you need to exceed your customers’ expectations and provide an unforgettable support experience.

PrimoPDF: Free tool that turns Word Docs into PDFs. Create PDF files with the world’s most popular free PDF creator. With just one click, turn virtually any kind of file into a 100% industry-standard PDF.

Password Generator: Easily create strong passwords with this tool.