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:

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.

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

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.

InMotion Hosting – Cheap WordPress hosting with good basic phone support (wont help with code like Managed WP though)

 

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

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

 

Fonts:

Google Fonts – Free fonts easily integrated into any website

FontSquirrel.com – Free Font Utopia