these are a few of my favorite things

All my favorite tools for your business.

When it comes to freelance work, having the right tools for the job is essential. After all, if you’re going to be working from home, you’ll need to have everything you need to get the job done.

With so many different products on the market, it can be tough to know which ones are worth investing in. Here are a few key items that every freelance worker should have in their toolkit.

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Flywheel - Top Notch Webhosting for WordPress Websites

I partner with Flywheel to host nearly all of my websites with their agency plan.  With this plan, I can see all my sites & my clients’ sites in one easy to use dashboard.  Plus, their customer support team is amazing.

Bluehost - Super Affordable Webhosting for WordPress Websites

Budget friendly, great service, plus every WordPress hosting plan comes with a free SSL Certificate & free domain registration for the first year.  This is the platform I suggest for all my clients who are just starting out because of their budget friendly price tag.

Restored 316 - WordPress Themes for Female Entrepreneurs

If you want a turnkey design for your freelance business, these feminine yet powerful designs will get you online in a hurry.  My top two favorites: Splendor & Cultivate.

Elegant Themes - Home of the Divi Builder

Divi is the World’s most popular WordPress theme builder & this site you’re reading was created using this amazing drag & drop builder.  It’s completely customizable & comes with a lot of great layouts and features.  If you’re considering web design as your freelance career, definitely start here!

Link Whisper

Link Whisper - For Creating Internal Links for Your Site

Link Whisper is smart. Powered by artificial intelligence, Link Whisper starts suggesting relevant internal links when you start writing your article right within the WordPress editor.

PicMonkey

Not only is PicMonkey great for making easy photo edits, it’s also packed with templates to make graphic creation super simple.   You’ll have Pinterest worthy graphics in minutes, saving you time & making you money.

Canva

Canva has tons of ready-made templates to use for ads, book covers, magazines, social graphics, & more.  Plus, you can quickly resize your creations for multiple print sizes.  

Stencil

Stencil markets itself as “ridiculously simple image creation for social media marketers, bloggers and small businesses” with a promise to double your social media engagement.  Worth trying?  Definitely.

Tailwind App

Tailwind is a smart way to automatically optimize your Pinterest and Instagram posts for maximum exposure.  Discover content, schedule posts, and grow your platform in the most efficient way possible.

Animoto

Animoto is my absolute favorite way to make gorgeous videos for social media without spending hours upon hours making edits.  With a full library of stock images and video, royalty free music, and built-in designs, you’ll increase your engagement with every video you make.

Need some specialized recommendations?

I understand completely. Making an investment in your business is an important one, and you make sure you are making the right decision. Click on the button below and email me with any questions or concerns you might have. I personally read each email and will respond as soon as possible.

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