Ultimate Resource List - This free resource list contains over 350 products, services, and tools that will help you do just about everything you need to build a business and/or run a team. They are either free or low-cost.
Lauren's Library - This is one of my favs. This is where I share some of the best books, podcasts, or movies that will help you grow. You never know what I'll share, lol.
Paypal - Send and receive money quickly, send invoices, setup merchant accounts, get loans and get credit for your business. Allows customers to finance large purchases.
Stripe - Great processor for credit cards. Its backend controls give you greater control over your customers, payments, subscriptions, and design.
Azlo - My online business bank. Love them. They make it much easier for startups to create a business checking account and card. Integrates directly with Stripe and Square.
Freshbooks - One of the best accounting systems for SMBs. It's cloud-based so you can access it anywhere. Track your finances, send invoices, track time on projects, receipts and expenses, and accept credit card payments. Free 30-day trial.
Manage Your Work
G*Suite - Google handles and integrates with everything you need to do in your business. Manage email, calendar, contacts, document, storage, ads, analytics and much more for as low as $5/month, $50/year. Email me for 20% off first year.
Trello - Kanban project management app. Makes stuff so much easier to manage. Trust me. I use it daily with my team. And it's free.
Zoom - Online conferencing app that lets you conduct meetings, stream webinars, screen share and host live streaming events.
Evernote - This is note-taking on another level. You can use voice notes, clip webpages, save pdfs, handwrite notes--and collaborate with others.
HelloSign - execute documents securely online and via mobile.
ConvertKit - I'd say this is the best autoresponder for bloggers. Create landing pages, tag contacts, and use visual automation. Free 30-day trial
ActiveCampaign - this is my autoresponder. I think it's the best (and most affordable option) for businesses. With one list I can segment and create tags for contacts, track who visits my site and setup Facebook pixel integration. Lead scoring, manage deals and more. Free 14-day trial
LeadGibbon - In short, this will get you leads by finding emails for you.
OptinMonster - This is one of the best lead capture and conversion tools.
SumoMe - Another really great lead capture and conversion tool.
Social Media Tools
Later - Manage most of your social media platforms here. Auto post to Instagram and create shoppable links for each post. Free, plans start at $9/month after trial.
Planoly - this is all about Instagram. You can auto post, plus you can schedule stories. Reply to comments right from the app. Free, plans start at $9/month after trial.
Tailwind - Really shines with Pinterest. Join Tailwind tribes and schedule pins and get deep analytics on pin performance. Plan starts at $15/month after trial.
SmarterQueue - this one is all about evergreen posting. You can just about set it and forget it. You can try it for 30 days free. Plans start at $19/month for 4 accounts.
Everything Else You Need...
Acuity Scheduling - this is how my clients schedule appointments, I manage my booking calendar, and client information.
RescueTime - this is how I monitor my productivity and stay focused
Zapier - with all the different SaaS and programs I use, Zapier hooks them all up and gets them to communicate properly