Resources

Resources 2017-10-19T11:45:54+00:00

I’ve put together an ever-growing list of must-have tools and resources for you. Everything that is listed on this page are tools or services that I have personally used and recommend! 🙂

For Your Stream

Bots

DeepBot: One of the most extensive bots for Twitch with SO. MANY. FEATURES.

Nightbot: Perfect for new broadcasters! Nightbot offers the essential features for your stream without being too overwhelming.

Tools & Gear

Social Media Management

Linktree

Preview App: This is the app that I currently use to plan and schedule out Instagram posts for ALL of my accounts. It is very versatile and even includes a photo editor. It really is an all-in-one app for Instagram. 🙂

Tailwind: Pinterest AND Instagram planning + scheduling

Software & Apps

Accept Tips

Sub Alternatives

Email Marketing

ActiveCampaign: Increase engagement, convert more customers, and grow your business faster with smart email marketing, intelligent marketing automation, and automated sales pipelines.

MailChimp: Simple email marketing service that is great for beginners and new bloggers or entrepreneurs.

For Your Website

Domains & Hosting

Namecheap: The only place I will register my domains from! They always have the most affordable prices and usually provide FREE Whois protection every time you renew.

DreamHost: I have tried many web hosts since 2003 and I can honestly say that DreamHost is one that I’ve stayed with the longest. The support is amazing and quick! If you sign up using my link, you will receive $50 off shared hosting. 🙂

Learn to Code

Code School: This site is so much fun to use to learn code! You earn achievements and level up for completing each course — like a game!

Codecademy: Another site to learn code. It’s free!

Try Ruby: This helped me learn the basics of Ruby super quickly. I highly recommend it!

Website Design

WordPress: I’ve been using WordPress since it launched in 2003 and I have never looked back. I have tried other content management systems, but always end up back to WordPress. Definitely my favorite!

Squarespace: Super easy to use with many features that you can add to your site with the click of a button.

Genesis Framework

ThemeForest: This is where I purchased my current theme and most of my WordPress themes from.

Color Contrast Check Tool: This is an incredibly helpful tool when testing color combinations for your site or designs.

WordPress Plugins

Social Warfare: One of the BEST social media sharing plugins I have ever used!

ConvertPlug: This is a popup plugin that is so versatile that no other plugin will ever be needed for popups on your site! It also integrates with many other WordPress plugins and almost any email marketing services you can think of — including MailChimp and ConvertKit!

Gravity Forms: The only form plugin I will ever use again.

Visual Composer: A versatile page builder that helps you create appealing pages on your website in minutes.

For Your Life

Productivity

Asana: My absolute favorite project management tool EVER! It’s free to use and provides SO. MANY. FEATURES. Not only do I use it for business, but I also use it for my home and personal projects. If I could marry a software, Asana would be it. 😂

Toggl: I use this to track all of my time whether I’m working on projects or getting lost on Pinterest. I love seeing where I spend my time! And it’s free!

Trello: I love love love Trello for project management and still use it regularly!

Photography

Miscellaneous

Grammarly: If you knew how much time I spend Googling the correct spelling of words… But not anymore, thanks to Grammarly!

LastPass: Secure password management. Get one month of premium for free by clicking my link!

Disclaimer: Some links are affiliate links, which means if you click on those links, I may receive a small commission. I will only recommend products that I personally have used and love.

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