Resources

The best programs and software you need to succeed in business.

Programs and Software

PandaDoc

PandaDoc
Contract Templates
Use templates to quickly create contracts and agreements that can be signed digitally.

LastPass

LastPass
Password Manager
Create and store encrypted passwords to make your life easier and safer online. Syncs with all your devices.

Google Drive

Google Drive
Shareable Online Storage

Store files that are saved in the drive, share the files more easily and access them from any device.

HubSpot Sales

HubSpot Sales
Email Open Notifications
See when someone has opened an email you’ve sent and schedule emails to send automatically.

FreshBooks
Accounting Software
Create invoices that can be paid directly online and automatically sent each month.

Push Bullet

PushBullet
Texting on PC
Share links and information through devices, while also receiving and responding to text messages directly from your computer.

AdRoll
Ad Retargeting Platform
Create advertisements that follow your website visitors around the internet.

LegalZoom

LegalZoom
Legal Support
Although not a law firm, you can use this site to connect with lawyers near you.

AdEspresso
Facebook Ad Manager
Split test tens to hundreds of Facebook ad campaigns in one easy to use dashboard.

Aweber
Email Automation
Build a list of your target market and have them sent automated emails in a sequence.

TurboTax
Tax Preparation Software

Being a business owner, you’ll need to do your taxes and TurboTax makes that easy.

Google Docs
Free Microsoft Office Alternative

The best free alternative for Microsoft Office software: Word, Excel, Spreadsheets and Powerpoint.

Todoist
Task Manager
Create, assign and track tasks on a centralized and collaborative platform.

Gusto
Online HR Services
One intuitive place to manage payroll, benefits, and HR for your business.

Slack
Team Communication
Organize your team conversations in open channels. Make a channel for a project, a topic, a team, or anything—everyone has a transparent view of all that’s going on.

Siteground
Web Hosting
Host your site on one of the most secure and trusted web hosts on the internet.

Screencastify
Screen Video Recording
Screen recording software built right into chrome which makes it easy to share with others.

Zendesk Chat
Live Chat Software
Chat creates a personal connection with customers looking for support. It’s a fast and effective way to offer help—without interrupting their browsing flow.

Local Networking

Chamber of Commerce
City Specific Business Community
Join your local Chamber of Commerce to connect with businesses and offer local specials.

BNI
Weekly Local Networking Groups
Join a local group, focused on passing referrals, that only allows 1 person of each professional.

Meetup
Community for Local Events
Find events in your local area that you can attend to promote your business.

EventBrite
Directory of Local Events
Find local events, tickets and seminars to grow your business.

Website

WordPress
Content Manager Software

Used by Fortune 500’s and small businesses, WordPress is the gold standard for simple but quality web development.

HostGator
Hosting Provider
We’ve tried and tested multiple hosting platforms and HostGator has come out ontop for customer service, server uptime and quality.

NameCheap
Domain Provider
Discover what domains (www.example.com) are available online and purchase the ones that benefit your business.

StatCounter
Visitor Tracker
Get detailed insights into how many people are visiting your website daily, pages they’re visiting and devices they’re using.

Pexels
Free Stock Photos

High quality and completely free stock photos licensed under the Creative Commons Zero (CC0) license.

Directories

Google My Business
Google Maps Business Directory

List your business in Google Maps, Google Search results and improve your exposure online.

Yelp
Review Based Local Directory

A local directory built on the idea of having reviews for local businesses.

Bing Places
Bing Business Directory

You’ll need to add your business to Bing directly to have it listed properly in maps.

Facebook
Social Business Page

More than a social network, Facebook allows you to create a page for your business to speak to your customers.

Apple Maps
iPhone Business Directory

Used by iPhone and iPad users when searching for businesses.

Yellow Pages
Online Business Directory

Originally a phone book, now turned into a mass online directory of businesses.

Books

Rework
Restructure Work Mentality

Work doesn’t happen at work, get out of your comfort zone and make change happen.

How to Win Friends and Influence People
Build Your Confidence

Win people to your way of thinking. Increase your influence, your prestige, your ability to get things done.

Purple Cow
Stand Out in Business

Seth Godin says that the key to success is to find a way to stand out–to be the purple cow in a field of monochrome Holsteins