Resources To Automate & Improve
Your Business.

Want to know what we use to manage our business?

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WEBSITE

What we use on our website…
Namecheap

Namecheap

Buy Your
Domain

WordPress

WordPress

Website Builder and Hosting

SiteGround

SiteGround

Web Hosting
Platform

ThriveCart

ThriveCart

Shopping Cart Platform

PLUGINS

Unless there is a link provided, the plugin is available through a plugin search on the dashboard.
Top Gopher - The InkWell Services

Top Gopher

make all of your posts a lead magnet, grow your list, and add affiliate income with clickable links

WooCommerce

WooCommerce

our built in sales platform. Sales are processed by Stripe and PayPal.

Ad Inserter

Ad Inserter

to place an automatic affiliate disclosure in posts

Elementor Pro

Elementor Pro

makes it possible to make seriously impressive websites from basic themes

Site Kit for Google

Site Kit for Google

get ranked on Google

UpDraft Plus

UpDraft Plus

makes backup of the website

Yoast SEO

Yoast SEO

help your site get discovered

BRANDING

While we use designers for covers and some graphics, we decided to try an alternative for this venture…
$27 for Canva templates with branding boards, elements, and suggestions. I’ve already used it to brand TWO sites. (This is one of them.)

Email List Building
/Servers

MailerLite

MailerLite

great jumping off point with sign up forms, landing pages, and economical price

Flodesk

Flodesk

gorgeous templates, sign up forms, $38/month unlimited

Shopping Carts/Payment Processing

Stripe

Stripe

payment processing system for credit cards because not everyone has PayPal

PayPal

Paypal

payment processing

Hardware

Blue Yeti Nano Microphone

Blue Yeti Nano Microphone

Yeti Nano features two custom mic capsules tuned to give your voice exceptional presence and detail

Phone Tripod

Phone Tripod

Portable tripod for phones. Also a selfie stick. Can be 62” tall.

Ring Light

Ring Light

Shine the light on yourself for videos and lives with a 10” ring and 59” extendable stand

Document Sharing

DropBox

DropBox

Great place to save and share all files. Why is this important? Have a computer crash and a hard drive fry. I save everything everywhere now.

Google Drive

Google Drive

Save everything. See above. And access from any device by logging in with your free gmail account. 

Productivity

Google Calendar

Google Calendar

Available to anyone with a Gmail account. We have a shared calendar for the team. We also use our personal calendars and share meetings. We color code everything to simplify our lives.

Trello

Trello

Manage and track your workflows with Trello. Keep everything organized as you work through

Social Sharing

SocialBee

SocialBee

Automate your social media posting. Set it and forget it. Create graphics inside the social media app.

Sociamonials

Sociamonials

Our white glove service uses this so that we can post and have all the posts default to the page owner, not us. (This wasn’t possible with Promo Republic.) Lots of cool features, like giveaways and contests for growth.

Promo Republic

Promo Republic

Started on Promo Republic through an AppSumo deal. Love that I can create images and post from one site. They have awesome suggestions on their content calendar. Can use theirs, add my logo, change colors and fonts.

Taxes/Accounting

QuickBooks

QuickBooks

We use QuickBooks self-employed to keep track of all income and expenses.

Integration Tools

Integrately

Integrately

A super easy and affordable alternative to Zapier.

Zoho Flow

Zoho Flow

Another easy and affordable alternative to Zapier. (Used by Love Kissed Books.)

CRM/Funnel Tools

FG Funnels

FG Funnels

Unlimited Funnels, Email, Texts, Courses, Memberships and CRM – All In One Gorgeous Place.

Scheduling Apps/Tools

Appointlet

Appointlet

The current scheduling tool for concepts, consults, coaching, and plot doctoring.

Book Like A Boss

Book Like A Boss

Can embed on your website. Can be branded. Love Kissed Books (and all the sister sites) use this to automate newsletter sign ups.

Video: Live & Recording

Be.Live

Be.Live

Schedule, go live, and repurpose all in one place. Automatically records all sessions. Download your recording and upload to a website or YouTube. Grow another social media platform effortlessly.

Zoom

Zoom

There’s a free plan to try it out. If you need longer meetings, there are paid plans. Can use this to go live on Facebook. Record meetings.