A curated list of my favorite articles, tools, and experts.
Last updated: 10/3/17
Articles I didn’t write but consistently recommend
Everyone has their favorite tools. These two are the ones I use every day to make a living.
Note: Some of the links below are affiliate links. This means you get a discount and I get a small kick-back. It’s a win-win.
ConvertKit – Email Marketing
You need to be using email marketing to grow your business. It is so important that I will help new customers of ConvertKit get setup with a quick 20 minute call. Yep, it matters to me that much that you do it.
Genesis Framework – WordPress Themes
For all of the WordPress websites I build I use the Genesis Framework. Its fast, secure, future proof, and simple. If you are using WordPress and looking for a theme, checkout the child themes from StudioPress
More tools that I love:
Hover: If you are building a online business you need a domain name. Get yours from a company that cares about your success as much as you do.
Team Treehouse: The Internet is always changing. You need to stay up to date with the latest technology. I use Team Treehouse to stay updated and learn new things.
Google Analytics: Data is everything. You need to know what people are doing on your site so you can always be improving.
The Internet is full of people claiming to be experts. The online business and website design space is saturated. Filtering out the noise saves you time.
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