There’s plenty of hosting options out there today, but one piece of advice I have to pass along – ALWAYS
Don’t get me wrong, website companies like Squarespace and Weebly make it easy for new entrepreneurs,
but they make it hell when you’re trying to leave (and you will when you see all the benefits of
Moral of the story – WordPress is not as difficult as it seems. There’s plenty of online freelancers
that can help with this.
Try Upwork.com, or if it makes you feel more comfortable – here’s the guy that designed this page.
I’ve tried a few different email marketing systems, and read about all whole lot more.
In other words, I’m not an expert – but I do know that ConvertKit has everything you need.
From pre-built landing pages and email capture forms to sales sequences that keep selling, ConvertKit is
a pillar of “passive income”.
Ever heard the term, money’s in the list? Sure you have, because that’s what all the pros say.
And for good reason, it simply works. Have I ever told you that email marketing has a 40% higher
conversion rate that Social Media Marketing?
Crazy, I know. Get over to Sumo.com today and start growing your list.
The lifesaver for non-techies, IFTTT makes anybody look like a coding wizard.
I personally use this software in my everyday life, and it honestly puts days back in my weeks.
Yes, you read that correctly – DAYS, back into WEEKS.
Don’t believe me? Check it out.
I can’t say enough good things about this product.
Not only does it replace my to-do list, but it also lets me write emails at any time…
And that’s all great, but I really like it for the productivity processes.
Whether it’s a recurring email that reminds me to make my car payment on the 21st of every month, or if
it’s my Tuesday Morning Blog reminder – I couldn’t live without it.
(Alternative – I’ve personally never used Followup.cc, but I’ve heard great things about it. I think
it’s equivalent to boomerang, just gives you the option of sending from your phone).
I’ve taken a lot of courses and read a lot of great blogs – but nobody is as good as Ramit Sethi.
The guy is an absolute genius and what I really like best about his products is the focus on indispensible techniques, not fads.
In other words, he gives you the skills that can be used forever – and I still haven’t found a product of his that doesn’t help.
If you’re struggling to make money online, then you need to check out Ramit’s products.
I’ve always been interested in advertising books because as entrepreneurs, we have to know how to sell.
And after reading a few different books, I highly recommend Ogilvy on Advertising to ANY entrepreneur.
For a few reasons, but I like his actionable techniques – that have stood the test of time.
It’s also a cheap way to learn, because you can get it on Amazon for less than $20.
Great for any skill level or experience.
You are your business, so it’s always important to better yourself before focusing on anything else…
And that’s exactly what Tools of Titans will do.
It’s really just a book of life hacks that allows you to start bettering yourself right away.
Please, get the book – you’ll get at least 5 great things out of it.
At some point in time, all entrepreneurs have to deal with legal paperwork.
Whether you’re just starting a new business or filing your 12th trademark, LegalZoom is a great resource for any entrepreneur.
Being a number nerd myself, this one hits home for me.
I’ve tried a lot of different accounting softwares and for the most part, they’re all great – but it seems like Freshbooks was actually designed for the small business owner/entrepreneur.
Don’t be the tough guy that forgets about financials until tax time (then spends weeks trying to figure everything out), give Freshbooks a look and keep your finances in line.
New entrepreneurs always have a tough time finding loans to grow their business, that’s why I love the Red Door Capital Group.
A great team that takes the stress away from any entrepreneur (and helps you get the funding), if you’re looking for extra funds – I highly recommend the Red Door Capital Group.