Tips and Resources

Blogs and Publications

Social Media Efficiency

  • Hootsuite – Popular for social networks – increasingly expensive
  • Buffer App – Easy sharing tool for social networks
  • Agorapulse – Social media scheduling tool with advanced / intermediate features
  • Sendible – Social media management – especially great for agencies
  • Sprout Social – Popular social media scheduler
  • Sprinklr – Enterprise social media management

Productivity and Efficiency

  • Asana – Task management application
  • Time Doctor – Time tracking software
  • ChatGPT – AI chat to support many tasks

Cool Social Media Tools

  • – Add a social media feed to your website.
  • Tap Bio – Create personalized, branded mini websites filled with all the links you want to share with your Instagram followers.
  • Linktree – points followers to your other social profiles, eCommerce store, or content you want to share and engage them on your profiles for longer.
  • Promo Image Resizer – Image resizer for YouTube thumbnails, social media channel art, etc.
  • Promo Templates – gives you everything you need to make high-performing videos that will boost your business.
  • Facebook Video Covers – Create a video cover for your Facebook Page.

Content Marketing Tools

  • Headline Analyzer – To help you write catchy headlines
  • Portent Content Idea Generator – Enter a keyword and get inspiration for post headlines
  • Ubersuggest – Suggests keyword ideas based on a term you type in
  • Open Site Explorer – Type in competitive URLs to see what your competition is optimizing for
  • Crazy Egg – Heat map and scroll map reports
  • User Input – On-demand feedback from real people about your website
  • Moat – Gain insight into competitor display ads
  • Answer The Public – Ask the Seeker. Enter your keyword and the Seeker will suggest content ideas in seconds.
  • – Get quick and accurate .srt files to add captions to your videos

SEO Tools

Online Marketing Tools

  • Google Apps – Business email and calendar
  • ScaleSquad – Amazing Low Cost Websites for digital agencies.

Email Marketing Software

  • Mailchimp – Marketing automation platform and email marketing service
  • Constant Contact – Email Marketing software and service
  • Campaign Monitor – Email Marketing application for business
  • icontact – Email Marketing platform for businesses of any size
  • Keap – Small Business CRM, Sales & Marketing Software
  • AWeber – Email Marketing service provider
  • Pardot – B2B Marketing automation used with Salesforce

Video Equipment

View an Idea List with all recommended video equipment from Amazon here.

Other Amazing Resources

  • Free Music Archive – Royalty free music and sound files
  • G2 Crowd – Compare software options based on validated, real user reviews
  • JotForm – Easy to use online form builder
  • Evernote – Keep notes (text, photos, etc) with you and organized everywhere
  • Dry Erase Board WallPaper – From Amazon (OK, this isn’t a social media tool)
  • Piktochart – Create your own infographics
  • Canva – Free graphic design tool with tons of templates
  • Internet Archive – Free access to billions of archived web pages
  • Pexels – Best free stock photos all in one place
  • Unsplash – Beautiful, free stock photos
  • Pixabay – Over 1.2 million free stock photos
  • Pixaloop – Create cool, animated images from your photos
  • Influence – Search for Influencers
  • – Easily create actionable videos to get more engagement, bookings, and sales.
  • Interact – A tool for creating online quizzes that generate leads, segment your audience, and drive traffic to your website.

Books I Recommend

*** Note: I recommend all products and resources because I truly believe that they can help you. In some cases I earn a small affiliate commission on sales.