Resources

Domain Names:

NameSilo.com – Flat fee (no raising rates), free domain privacy, easy to use and no bloated marketing (don’t use Godaddy, they slowly hike up their prices and bombard you with ads)

BustaName.com – Tool to help you find an available Domain Name for your business or idea.

 

Website Hosting:

Cloudways – Scalable cloud hosting with proven speed and security for WordPress and Woocommerce sites.

WPengine.com – Great Managed WordPress Hosting Solution (only for WordPress) includes 1 click staging area, built in security, free SSL, great support, performance testing and suggestions, free CDN for higher hosting packages.

SiteGround – One of the best Managed WordPress Solution. Also, host Magento and other types of sites on one server. Free Let’s Encrypt SSL certificate with each account.

WPXhosting.com – Managed and Optimized WordPress hosting for the best price with great support, free SSL certificates, and email accounts!

InMotion Hosting – Cheap WordPress hosting with good basic phone support (won’t help with code like Managed WP though)

Website backups and migrations – BlogVault – Trusted by the best managed wordpress hosting providers.

 

WordPress Visual Builders

OxygenApp – Dynamic front-end visual builder for any WordPress theme. Can be used together with other visual builders like Elementor, Beaver Builder and Visual Composer. Able to build custom headers, footers, blog page layouts, woocommerce product templates and much more with ease.

Elementor Builder – an up-and-coming front-end visual builder with a free and pro version. Includes amazing layouts that can be added and edited with a few clicks!

CSSHero – Easily Customize WordPress Themes, live. Edit the CSS of your theme without writing actual code!

 

WordPress Plugins:

Forms:

Gravity Forms –

Gravity Wiz –

Updates and History:

Simple History –

Easy Theme and Plugin Updates –

WordPress Themes:

Nitro – One of – if not the best ecommerce theme for w0rdpress

 

Email Providers for your Domain:

Google Apps – custom email and more with Gmail for work. Click here to start your free trial (($5/user/month after trial)

Zoho Mail – free and Ad Free email platform, get 30 Free Mailboxes whe you sign up with this link.

Email Forwarding – Configure email addresses link [email protected] to forward to your current email address. Follow these instructions to send and receive mail from within your current email account with a custom email domain.

 

Invoicing and Credit Card Processing:

WaveApps.com – Client Invoicing, Credit Card Processing, Accounting and Payroll option

Stripe.com – 2.9% + $0.30 flat rate, free woocommerce plugin, support recurring payments

 

Online Banking:

Capital One 360 Checking or Savings Account for Personal – Earn interest on checking and Savings account, have multiple savings accounts, no minimums, no fees, free ATM’s all over US, Use of Capital One Branches banking services.

Capital One 360 Checking and Savings Account for Business – Same benefits as Personal.

 

Cloud Document Syncing and Sharing:

Google Drive – free 5gb of space (or pay as low as $1.99/month for 100gb). To use your own domain name and best services for you company try out Gsuite

Dropbox – free 2gb of space, sign up with this link and get an extra 500mb of storage.

Amazon Cloud Drive – Unlimited storage for photos for Prime members and 5 GB for videos, music, and other files. Or pay $59/year for unlimited storage!

 

Find Images, Icons, Videos and Fonts for Web and Print:

Images:

Pixabay.com – over 600,000 free stock images

Pexels.com – Free photos for Personal and Commercial use

PicJumbo.com – Totally free photos

Gratisography.com – copyright free pictures by Ryan McGuire

 

Icons:

Flaticon.com – Tons of great free icons for any occasion, Customize icon color and download as PNG, SVG, EPS and PSD !  (beware of paid icon ad popups)

Flaticons.net – Free icons by category, customize size, color and background before you download

Font Awesome – Free icon library for web

 

Videos:

Coverr.co – Free stock video backgrounds for your site

Pexels – Lots of free video loop backrounds for your website.

Videezy – Many flags and other color design video loop backgrounds.

PartnersinRhyme – Free video backgrounds, must have flash enables to view videos on site.

 

Fonts:

Google Fonts – Free fonts easily integrated into any website

FontSquirrel.com – Free Font Utopia

 

Screen Sharing, Screen Recording and Screenshot Tools:

Lightshot – Free screenshot tool. Able to upload screenshots to their server with one click and share link instead of manually sending images.

Monosnap – Another free screenshot tool for Windows or Mac.

Screencast-O-Matic – Simple free screen recorder (with pro version available), no installation required. Works via your browser!

TeamViewer – Offering what other programs charge money for, for free! Share your screen with team members and clients or have clients share their screen with you and give you control of their computer. Control your computer from your phone and many other great features.

 

Video Editing and Production Management:

Frame.io – Track versions and changes. Team or client can comment on videos that are being edited at the exact timestamp, they can even draw on the screen. Plugs into Adobe Premiere, Adobe After Effects, Final Cut Pro and Slack.

 

Project Management, Team Communication and Ticket Systems:

Asana Project Management –

Meister Task Project Management –

Slack Team Chat –

Freshdesk Support Ticket System-

 

Toggl Time Tracker –