Creative Business Toolkit

My Favorite Tools + Resources

This page contains an ongoing list of products, tools and resources I use day to day to keep my business running efficiently.

In full transparency, I’m an affiliate of some of the companies listed on this page, which means I may receive a small commission if you makes a purchase using my code or link at no extra cost to you. Rest assured, I only recommend products and services that I personally use and trust to be high quality.

Business & Productivity

Business Operations

G Suite – Business email, calendars, and document creation

Google Drive – Online file storage and sharing

Dropbox – Online file hosting for storage, access and file sharing

Boomerang for Gmail – Scheduled email sending and task reminders

Zoom – Video conferencing, webinar platform and screen sharing

Productivity + Time Management

Trello – List-making application to track and organize your projects

Toggl – Time tracking application

Calendly – Scheduling software to easily manage your client appointments

Evernote – Mobile app designed for note taking, organizing, task lists, and archiving

Grammarly – Spell-checker and grammar correction for your online communications

Web Development + Marketing

Web Domain + Hosting

GoDaddy – Web domain purchase and management

Squarespace – All-in-one online platform for website design and development

WordPress – Open-source Content Management System (CMS) based web development application

Marketing

MailChimp – Marketing email automation platform (ideal for beginners)

ConvertKit – Marketing email automation platform (ideal for those with larger lists)

Later – Visually Plan & Schedule Instagram Posts

Design

Design Platforms

Adobe CC – Creative apps for design, web development and video editing

Canva – Graphic design drag-and-drop website tool

Creative Market – Collection of fonts, design elements, mock-up images and templates

Color & Typography

MyFonts – Collection of desktop and web fonts

Google Fonts – Interactive library of licensed fonts

Typewolf – Typewolf helps designers choose the perfect font combination for their projects

Font Squirrel – Webfont generator and font directory

Coolors – Generate perfect color combinations for your designs

Design Seeds – Color palette inspiration

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