Favorite Tools

I’m often asked about which online tools and other products I recommend for marketing your business via social media, and for making the day to day management of your business a little easier. Here’s my list of favorites!

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MANAGING YOUR BUSINESS

1Password: Managing all the passwords required for these online applications and programs!

MileIQ: Tracking mileage to client meetings and events

MARKETING

Constant Contact: Email marketing for small businesses with drag and drop templates and easy to use features for beautiful branded emails.

Lead Pages: Simple drag and drop landing pages that integrate easily with email service providers.

Google Forms: Creating Surveys to poll your audience and help decide what kind of content to create.

PROJECT AND TIME MANAGEMENT

Smart Pro Planner: The first physical planner I’ve been able to stick to!

Papermate Inkjoy Gel Pens: The best pens to scribble and doodle with in my planner!

Trello: A visual planning tool, also useful for housing research and inspiring content-think virtual post it notes!

Calendly: Scheduling appointments on auto pilot. (Huge Time saver!)

CONTENT CREATION

Canva: Creating social media graphic templates and covers, ebooks and more

Dropbox and/or Google Drive: File storage and sharing that makes working with team members smooth and efficient

VIDEO PRODUCTION

Logitech HD Pro Webcam C920: Capture video at your desk – teaching what you know best!

Maono Lavalier Mic: A lavalier mic for better sound when recording from your smartphone

Blue Yeti Microphone: A USB microphone for recording from your laptop

Loom: A site that allows you to record your screen and then send a link to whoever needs to see it