With the right tools and strategies, you can confidently start and grow your business online.
Email Marketing & Landing Pages
For email marketing we use:
- Mailchimp (simplest & free)
- Convertkit (simplest and feature-rich)
- Active Campaign (feature rich and powerful)
For ecommerce platforms we use:
Website Hosting & Domains
For website hosting and registering domains we use:
For website platforms such as content management systems / platforms we use:
Social Media Management
To manage our social media accounts and create content we use the platform tools they offer plus:
- Social Bee (feature-rich)
- Buffer (simplest)
Monitoring and Management
To monitor website traffice and our search presence:
Online Course Platforms
We're doing the hardwork checking out the various platforms currently.
We're doing the hardwork checking the various options currently.
About Our Resource List
The plethora of tools and resources available on the internet today is incredible. The ones we have chosen to include above are a highly curated list of tools that we have tried and tested. We don't include anything we have not used in our business, or done ourselves.
Some of the links allow us to make a small commission for our knowledge, it will not cost you anything additional, its just a little 'thank you' to us for doing some of the research for you. We never include a link that we do not think offers value.
The reason our list is so short is that we believe focusing your time and energy, especially at the start of your journey is important. As your grow your online business, there is plenty of additional tools and platforms that you may use. Some will be speciality tools for your area such as online reservations in tourism, online bookings for personal training and fitness specialists, online photography sales platforms. The above are foundational tools and resources to get you started.
If you think we are missing anything essential. Please let us know!
Complete overload of tools, platforms and advice for people starting the online business journey.
A curated list of foundation tools and resources to get you started in your online journey. We also offer our 'simple steps' guide and online business creation course FREE to people who want to cut through noise and get started.