RESOURCE LINKS

The links on this page will take you to resources that we use in our social media and email marketing, consulting and training activities or because we believe they could be of value to you. There’s no question that there are other options to these resources. The companies we mention here may provide us with small affiliate commissions or referral fees but the prices of their products or services will not be affected. Any compensation we might receive helps us continue to bring resources like these to your attention here on our site. Thank you, in advance, for using these links to consider the resources they represent.

 

Business Email Address Google G Suite Use G Suite – “Google Apps for Work” – to communicate, collaborate, and share from anywhere. Feature rich with  business email (no website needed), Gmail, Google Drive, Video Conferencing, secure cloud storage, G+, Google Calendar and a great deal more starting at $5 per month. Try it Free!
 

Emai Marketing

 

Robly – includes CRM! Reviews describe Robly as the best email marketing program available. Mobile-responsive drag and drop templates, up to 50% more opens, a 99% customer satisfaction rate, exit intent pop-ups that build your list 5x faster than others, and a just released CRM! Try it Free!
Constant Contact An established global leader in the email marketing industry. Easy to use drag and drop mobile-responsive templates, integrates with Gmail and Outlook. Try it Free!
Contact Management (CRM)  

Robly

 

Robly just released this state-of-the-art contact management program as a part of its already powerful email marketing system. Enter and track all customer contact activity, schedule follow up actions, and more.Easily integrates with Gmail and Outlook. Try it Free!
OnePageCRM Automate and streamline your sales process. Have a standard or predictable sales process? Then you can use our “Pre-defined Sales Actions” to streamline your sales teams workflow and execute sales with ultra efficiency. Connect to other apps. See how it works. Try it Free!
 Graphics Canva Canva is a tool for anyone who has a need to edit photos or create graphics for nearly any use whether online or offline. The opportunities are virtually endless. They offer a limited version “Free Forever” plan but “Canva for Work” adds more features for just $12.95/mo, Try if Free!
Stencil Stencil offers “ridiculously simple image creation for social media marketers, bloggers and small businesses”. An excellent graphics editor. They offer a limited “Free for the hobbyist” plan but the $9/mo/ppd annually PRO Plan and $12/mo/ppd annually Unlimited Plan offer far better features with a money-back guarantee. Try it Free!
Relationship Marketing SendOutCards Stay in touch with real personalized, customized and branded greeting cards, not e-cards, that your prospects will appreciate when they receive their card in the mail. Can even include your handwriting and signature and you never touch the card. Send post card marketing campaigns, or just send cards for fun. Include optional gifts and gift cards. Try it – Send a Real Card Free!
Social Media Content PromoRepublic Never worry again about what you should post to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and your other social media channels. Connect your pages to PromoRepublic’s social media content builder and posting tool and access content they provide for you – tailored to your industry, updated daily and including more than 100,000 visuals. Select the content you want and post it instantly, with or without editing. Incredible timesaver. Try it Free!
SocialPilot With SocialPilot content suggestions, you’ll never be out of awesome ideas for content to post on your social media accounts. Moreover, you can add all your favorite external RSS feeds and continue sharing great content that will be helpful to your fans and followers. Try it Free!
Website Hosting Siteground Many independent reviews and discussions in web designer forums rate Siteground at the best web hosting service when compared to others like GoDaddy, Bluehost, Hostgator. Factors ranking highest for SIteground include site speed, customer support, plan options, price and more. Visit Siteground to explore their WordPress hosting service.
Website Themes Elegant Themes Elegant Themes created Divi, one of the most popular website theme builders on the internet. Divi offers visual editing with user-friendly drag and drop features. It’s mobile responsive. It can accommodate sliders, video players and much more. Try the Divi Demo!
Themeforest Themeforest is a collection of hundreds popular theme templates created by top developers around the world, organized by category and ready for instant download. Live demos are viewable for most themes. The selection of WordPress, Joomla and Drupal compatible themes is extensive and nearly all are available for less than $99. Optional services are available to assist with theme installation and customization. Find a theme for your business. Find a demo for your industry.
 Wordpress WordPress.com and WordPress.org

 

There are two versions of WordPress and they are most distinguishable by their domain names, WordPress.com and WordPress.org. The former is a hosting platform for blogs and websites that don’t require significant development. There are advertising restrictions and a monthly fee for the hosting service. The latter is much less restrictive and doesn’t include hosting. See a full comparison of the differences between WordPress.com and WordPress.org here.
 Video Animatron WAVE Make marketing videos in minutes with the easy to use video editor. No coding required. Try it Free!
Animatron STUDIO Create HTML 5 and video animation. Try it Free!