My Essential Resources Guide talks about my absolute favourite tools out of all the items listed on this page, why I love them, and how I use them in my own business. It also identifies a few alternatives for key resources like image creation, email management, and productivity software so that you can find the best fit for you and your workflow.

 

Some of the links on this page are affiliate links, which means that, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a small commission if you choose to make a purchase. However, I only recommend products that I use and love. Thank you for your support!

 

Business & Blogging

Squarespace - For hosting and managing my website

Namecheap - For domain registration & management

Google G Suite - For email and file management

Freshbooks - For invoicing and payment processing

1Password - For securely recording passwords and login information

Marketing & Sales

Leadpages - For capturing leads

ConvertKit - For managing my email list

Coschedule - For my editorial calendar and social media marketing

Buffer - For quickly sharing awesome content

SC Stockshop - For beautiful, well-branded stock photography

 

Software & Apps

Adobe Creative Cloud - For all things visual

Boardbooster - For managing Pinterest

Iconosquare - For managing Instagram

Later - For scheduling Instagram posts

IFTTT - For automating common tasks

Pocket - For keeping track of articles and websites I want to revisit

Camera+ - For taking beautiful photos on iPhone

VSCO - For editing photos on iPhone

Afterlight - For editing photos on iPhone

PicTapGo - For editing photos on iPhone

Writing

Ulysses - For managing all my writing

Byword - For distraction-free writing

Moleskine notebooks - For brainstorming and getting inspired

A clipboard and lined paper - For scribbling notes

Pilot V7 Grip rollerball pen - For all my day-to-day writing

Sharpie coloured pens - For when black or blue ink just doesn’t cut it

 

Planning & Productivity

OmniFocus - For heavy-duty task management

Evernote - For an amazing digital filing system

Fantastical - For calendar management

Acuity - For scheduling calls (including automatic payment processing!)

Office Must-haves

MacBook Pro - For EVERYTHING.

Fujitsu ScanSnap s1300i - For getting paper into Evernote

Staples MailMate M7 Shredder - For getting rid of paper once it’s in Evernote

WD MyBook 4TB External Hard Drive - For backups