We are often being asked for recommendations on tools and services that help to make business better. Below is a list of companies that we personally use. Have a look and give them a try in your business. Please note that in some instances we might be part of affiliate programs with some of these companies, which means that if you purchase their services, then we might receive a small compensation in return.
Acuity Scheduling is a solid choice if you are looking for an online scheduling software. Essentially this software can automate all activities related to scheduling, re-scheduling and cancelling appointments with your customers. They also make it easy to charge for appointments and send automated Email and SMS reminders. Get the free trial to see its power
Shopify is an ecommerce website system that allows you to set up your own online store. You can pick a ready-made ecommerce website template, list your products, accept credit card orders, and ship your goods – via a simple interface. They make it easy to sell you products online and you don’t need to install or maintain any software. Plus, it is inexpensive compared to other solutions. In our opinion it is the easiest to use ecommerce platform on the market.
Flywheel is designed-focused WordPress hosting service.
They pay great attention to design. And like any other design-focused company, their service is smooth. Their hosting plans include automated website backups and solid customer service. Flywheel is similar to WPEngine. However, their starter plan is more affordable.
GoDaddy doesn’t need an introduction. It’s likely the world’s largest domain registration company. We’ve been using GoDaddy for over 10 years now to register domain names (Keep in mind: GoDaddy is best for domain registrations, and I typically don’t recommend their hosting services.)
This email platform was built by professional bloggers for professional bloggers. ConvertKit has builtin tools to help you stream line the creation of optin forms and sequences of followup emails. A great feature of this email platform is the different content templates that make your job of writing email sequences much easier. Visit ConvertKit
MadMimi is the easiest to use email marketing tools. We’ve been using their system since 2012. The software does 2 things: it manages your email contacts and allows you to design and send email newsletters. The email design tools is very simple. In a few minutes you can create emails that look professional, yet easy to read. We’ve used at least 5 email marketing providers in the past – MadMimi is the simplest to use. And, it just works. They have a generous free plan, so nothing to loose. Give it a try.
Constant Contact is one of the most experienced leaders in email marketing software. Above all – you can actually speak with them on the phone (unlike newer providers like MailChimp, who are harder to reach by phone.) Constant Contact offers an easy to use interface with simple to understand reports. Give them a try
Setup a free account with Klaviyo, a leading platform for Ecommerce Email Marketing. It integrates with any ecommerce store and allows to gather information about your customers and website visitors in order to follow up with them automatically via email. We love their integratation with Shopify.
Teamwork Project Manager is an easy-to-use online teamwork & project management software application that helps managers, staff and clients work together more productively online. You can easily track time you spend working on projects, assign tasks to others in your team, create milestones and store files related to the project. We’ve been using Teamwork since 2012. Previously we used Basecamp for almost 6 years but found that it was missing some functionallity. When we started using Teamwork, our internal process became so much smoother as we were able to specify more details inside each task.