Last updated: Sep 19, 2023
I often get asked which tools I use for my everyday workload. How do I keep up with projects, clients, and tasks?
Here are the tools I use for getting my business organized, doing marketing, branding, advertising, sales, designing, producing multimedia, developing websites, gathering statistics, connecting with people and partners, helping visitors and answering questions, and so much more.
You’ll also find educational resources,
These are the tools I use the most. I divided the catalog into categories, but have in mind, some of the companies mentioned provide solutions, products, and services that fit into two or more categories.
So let’s dive right in!
Business & Marketing Tools Collection
- Work Management, Tracking, Organizing, Payments, Accounting
- Keyword, Market, and Competition Research, SEO, Analytics, Statistics, and Related
- Marketing & Advertising
- Web Development, Website Monitoring, Domains and Website Hosting, Coding, and Related
- Design & Multimedia
- Entrepreneurial Communities
- Hiring & Outsourcing
Work Management, Tracking, Organizing, Payments, Accounting
Management, tracking, organizing
Any.do: Get life under control with the ultimate app for getting things done. Keep your tasks, lists, and reminders in one place, always in-sync across all your devices. Plan your day, week, month, and life. Beautifully designed to help you rock your day, every day. Any.do Assistant takes care of your tasks, so you can spend time on the things that matter.
Trello: Trello’s boards, lists, and cards enable you to organize and prioritize your projects in a fun, flexible and rewarding way. Dive into the details by adding comments, attachments, and more directly to Trello cards. Collaborate on projects from beginning to end. Integrate the apps your team already uses directly into your workflow. Power-Ups turn Trello boards into living applications to meet your team’s unique business needs. Trello stays in sync across all of your devices. Collaborate with your team anywhere, from sitting on the bus to sitting on the beach.
GetPocket: When you find something you want to view later, put it in Pocket. Put articles, videos or pretty much anything into Pocket. Save directly from your browser or from apps like Twitter, Flipboard, Pulse, and Zite. If it’s in Pocket, it’s on your phone, tablet or computer. You don’t even need an Internet connection.
Monday: task management for today’s workplace. Plan, manage and track all your team’s tasks in one flexible software. Move fast and adapt quickly. Project management, marketing, CRM & sales, remote work, software development, creative, construction, IT, HR. Automations, integrations, import data.
Asana: organizes work so teams know what to do, why it matters, and how to get it done. Marketing, operations, sales, product, company-wide, design, IT departments, managers, human resources, finance, engineering, event planners, workflow, calendar, kanban boards, remote teams, productivity, agile & scrum, organization, excel, to-do lists, team communication, prince2 methodology, program management, project planning, and so much more.
TimeAndDate: world clock, timezones, calendar, weather, sun & moon, timers, calculators, apps & API, free fun.
ReadEra: book reader allows reading books for free, offline in PDF, EPUB, Microsoft Word (DOC, DOCX, RTF), Kindle (MOBI, AZW3), DJVU, FB2, TXT, ODT and CHM formats. A very useful phone app to read books wherever you are, no internet connection is required.
SodaPDF: Say goodbye to complicated software & hello to easy-to-use PDF tools. Edit, merge, convert, compress, sign & secure your documents in just a few clicks. Soda PDF isn’t just a PDF reader or PDF viewer. We’re a popular Acrobat alternative and professional editor in the PDF software industry. Use it on your browser or as software.
CloudConvert: CloudConvert is an online file converter. They support nearly all audio, video, document, ebook, archive, image, spreadsheet, and presentation formats. 200+ formats supported, data security, high-quality conversions, powerful API.
Apps4Rent: Host your favorite software in the Cloud – SharePoint, Office 365, QuickBooks, Virtual Desktop, Project Server & Exchange. Empowering 10,000+ businesses since 2003, we are your one-stop provider for all cloud services – hosting, migration, consulting and management. Enjoy premium cloud solutions at best prices with 24/7 support.
GoogleCloud: Object lifecycle management, Object versioning, Retention policies, Object holds, Customer-managed encryption keys, Customer-supplied encryption keys, Uniform bucket-level access, Requester pays, Bucket lock, Pub/Sub notification for cloud storage, Cloud audit logs with cloud storage, Object- and bucket-level permissions.
Sales, payments, finances, accounting
PayPal: Secure transactions, PayPal Buyer Protection can cover your eligible purchases if they don’t show up or match their description. You can shop at millions of websites around the world, and pay friends back almost anywhere.
Bitcoin Core: programmed to decide which block chain contains valid transactions. The users of Bitcoin Core only accept transactions for that block chain, making it the Bitcoin block chain that everyone else wants to use.
Toptal: freelance developer hourly rate explorer. Benchmark your hourly rate with data from Toptal’s global network of top freelance talent.
Mint: Effortlessly manage your finances in one place. Easily create budgets, and see their suggestions based on your spending. Track and pay bills like never before. Get alerts and schedule payments on the spot. Receive alerts for unusual account charges, and get custom tips for reducing fees and saving money.
Exchange-Rates: world currency exchange rates and currency exchange rate history. Currency converter, major world currencies, webmasters, currencies by names, currencies by region.
PoundSterlingLive: best exchange rates, historical rates for currency conversions, conversion table history. You can go back in time on any date.
Deluxe: financial dashboards and solutions, digital marketing, payments, brand marketing, retention & loyalty, business checks and banking products, deposit slips and supplies, business forms, business and office supplies.
CoinPayments: crypto payments made easy. Whether you’re a business owner, crypto user, or even from another planet, take advantage of our secure payment gateway meant to make crypto payments easy for everyone.
Main slogan: helpful products for everyone.
Google calendar: create reminders, events, tasks. Set time and date, add guests, add Google Meet video conferencing, add location, add description and attachments. Stay organized without losing your mind.
Google trends: analyzes the popularity of top search queries in Google Search across various regions and languages. The website uses graphs to compare the search volume of different queries over time. A must for keyword and market research. You discover what people are asking for. You gain insights on how to target them more effectively.
Google Ads: show up when customers search for what you offer. Google is where people search for what to do, where to go, and what to buy. Your ad can appear on Google at the very moment someone is looking for products or services like yours. Whether they’re on desktop or mobile, a well-timed ad can turn people into valuable customers.
Google keyword planner: inside Google ads. Discover new keywords, get search volume, and forecasts. They provide guides and documents to help you get started.
Google AdSense: make money from your websites by displaying Google and its partners’ ads.
Google drive: file storage and synchronization service that allows you to store files on your servers, synchronize files across devices, and share files. The free version comes with 15 GB storage
Google docs: a word processor included as part of a free, web-based Google Docs suite offered by Google within its Google Drive service. Google Docs is available as a web application; mobile app for Android, iOS, Windows, BlackBerry; and as a desktop application on Google’s Chrome OS.
Google Docs Offline: Edit, create, and view your documents, spreadsheets, and presentations — all without internet access.
Google sheets: a spreadsheet program included as part of the free, web-based Google Docs office suite offered by Google within its Google Drive service.
Google surveys: a quick, cost-effective way to get valuable insights into the minds of your target audience. Gather the insights you need to make smarter, faster business decisions – in a fraction of the time it takes for traditional market research.
Google sites: a structured wiki- and Web page-creation tool. The declared goal of Google Sites is for anyone to be able to create simple web sites that support collaboration between different editors.
Google design: main slogan – supporting the future of design and technology. A cooperative effort led by a group of designers, writers, and developers at Google. We work across teams to create content and produce events that showcase Google’s design work and champion innovators in our field. Library, news, resources, jobs.
Google analytics: lets you measure your advertising ROI as well as track your Flash, video, and social networking sites and applications. Real-time reports (locations, traffic sources, content, events, conversions), audience reports (active users, lifetime value, cohort analysis, demographics, interests, geo, behavior, technology, mobile, cross device, custom), acquisition reports (traffic channels, treemaps, source/medium, referrals, Google ads, search console, social, campaigns), behavior reports (site content, site speed, site search, events, publisher, experiments), conversions (goals, eCommerce, multi-channel funnels)
Google search console: a web service by Google Formerly Google Webmasters which allows webmasters to check indexing status and optimize visibility of their websites. Overview, performance, URL inspection, coverage, sitemaps, removals, core web vitals, mobile usability, breadcrumbs, logos, review snippets, unparsable structured data, security and manual actions, international targeting, messages, URL parameters, web tools, links.
Google Tag Manager: Manage all your website tags without editing code. Google Tag Manager delivers simple, reliable, easily integrated tag management solutions— for free.
Google translate: a free multilingual neural machine translation service developed by Google, to translate text and websites from one language into another.
YouTube studio: video dashboard to upload, manage, and check the performance of your videos. Latest video performance, channel analytics, news, known issues, creator insider, video list, playlists, analytics, comments, subtitles, monetisation, customisation, audio library. You can also livestream with YouTube live. An easy way for creators to reach their community in real-time. Whether streaming an event, teaching a class, or hosting a workshop,
YouTube has tools that will help manage live streams and interact with viewers in real-time. Creators can live stream on YouTube via webcam, mobile, and encoder streaming.
Google alerts: Monitor the web for interesting new content. How often. As-it-happens. At most once a day. At most once a week. Sources. Automatic. News. Blogs. Web. Video
Google hangouts: a cross-platform messaging app to keep in touch with one person or a group. Available on mobile or on desktop, start making video or voice calls today.
Google books: a service from Google Inc. that searches the full text of books and magazines that Google has scanned, converted to text using optical character recognition, and stored in its digital database.
Google My Business: a free and easy-to-use tool for businesses and organizations to manage their online presence across Google, including Search and maps. Manage your information, interact with customers, understand and expand your presence.
Other useful Google tools you might consider:
Google maps, play, news, Gmail, Meet, Contacts, photos, duo, Blogger, jamboard, keep, classroom, Earth, collectioms, arts and culture, podcasts, and a whole lot more.
Keyword, Market, and Competition Research, SEO, Analytics, Statistics, Related
Jaaxy by Wealthy Affiliate: keyword, niche, competition research (average number of searches a keyword receives per month, visits to your website if you achieve 1st-page rankings, QSR – number of competing websites for the same keyword, KQI – keyword quality indicator, SEO score based on traffic and competition, availability of domains related to a specific keyword, alphabet soup, saved lists, search history, search analysis, discover affiliate programs, brainstorm ideas and keywords), SiteRank: (automatically scan for your websites in search engines on the interval – Google, Bing, Yahoo). Alphabet soup. Domains. Search history and analysis. Niche research, competition analysis. Training & help: 3 downloadable bonuses, video training. You can get started for free: You just sign up and you get 30 searches. You can upgrade, downgrade, or cancel your membership at any time.
Ubersuggest by Neil Patel: free and premium versions available. Keyword research, domain overview, SEO, keyword suggestions, content ideas, backlink data. Daily rank tracking, web projects. Training & help: knowledgebase, coaching, course videos, worksheets & templates, Q&A calls, email support. You can get started for free: You just sign up and you get access to the SEO tool, SEO training & support, daily rank tracking, personalized SEO suggestions. All 3 paid versions come with a free trial. You can upgrade, downgrade, or cancel your membership at any time.
Moz: Keyword research, rank tracking, site crawl, on-page optimization, link research, custom reports. MozBar – get live page metrics right in your Chrome browser. An extension. On-page highlighter, page overlay, authority scores (page and domain), data export. Free tool. LinkExplorer: link building research, smarter content ideation, and link prospecting. Keyword research (site overview, ranking keywords, overview, suggestions, SERP analysis, keyword lists), link research (inbound links, linking domains, anchor text, top pages, discovered and lost, compare link profiles, spam score, link intersect, link tracking lists). MozLocal. Free domain SEO metrics. Free domain SEO analysis tool. MozCast: a weather report showing turbulence in the Google algorithm. Mozscape API. Traning & help: help hub, academy, blog, beginner’s guide to SEO, community Q&A, events, free downloads. You can get started for free: You just sign up and you get access to the keyword research tool, the link explorer, the MozBar, the API. here’s a free 30-day trial. You may cancel your Moz Pro subscription or change plans at any time — no questions asked.
SEMrush: keyword research, competitive search, link building, rank tracking, on-page and tech SEO.More tools: Advertising and market analysis tools, social media, content marketing, competition, management, SEOquake extension for your browser, SEMrish API. Training & help: knowledgebase, academy, blog, webinars, podcast, eBooks, events. All paid versions come with a 7-day free trial. You can cancel at any time. The free version lets you: perform up to 10 searches a day in the Domain analytics and keyword analytics databases, use the keyword magic tool without saving searches, create and manage a single project, crawl up to 100 pages of your site with the Site Audit tool to find issues and opportunities, track the positions of up to 10 keywords in the Position Tracking Tool, a total of 10 SEO idea units per month.
ahrefs: keyword research, site explorer, site audit, rank tracker, content explorer. More tools: webmaster tools, backlink checker, broken link checker, website/authority checker, keyword generator, YouTube keyword tool, Amazon keyword tool, Bing keyword tool, SERP checker, SEO toolbar, WordPress plugin, domain comparison, batch analysis, link intersect, content gap, email alerts, SEO checker, word count, website traffic checker. Training & help: help center, academy, SEO blog, tech blog. All paid versions come with a 7-day trial for $7. You can cancel at any time. You can test some of the SEO tools for free.
BrokenLinkCheck: Checks your websites and blogs for dead links, Can scan an unlimited number of web-pages, Validates both internal and external URLs, Shows the location of problematic links in your HTML, Reports HTTP error codes (404 etc.) for all bad URLs, Runs on Windows, Mac OS, Linux, Android, and iOS.
Answer the public: discover what people are asking about. You can enter any keyword and the tool suggests content ideas in seconds. The answers are being categorized (questions, prepositions, comparisons, alphabetical, related) and there are 2 options for viewing them (visualization and data).
Consesus: Ask a question, get conclusions from research papers. Consensus uses AI to find answers in research papers. The best way to search is to ask a question.
Freespoke: Alternative search engine. They say…”We exist because the search results you’re looking for shouldn’t be buried on page 6 if they’re allowed to appear at all. Google, Amazon, and Facebook have too much power over the information we see. We can hardly search, buy a product, or send a message without their influence. Unfortunately, we’re seeing the world as they want us to see it, not the way it actually is.”
100+ SEO Tools Collection: various categories
ChatGPT: My latest and most worthy AI assistant so far. I use it to research keywords, the market, industries and competition, to discover statistics and facts, quick answers to my questions, and so much more.
You can use it as a chatbot, virtual assistant, content generator, language translator, question answering machine, text summarize, sentiment analyst, and more.
A tool that took the world by storm.
Google Analytics: mentioned above in the Google suite
Google search console: mentioned above in the Google suite
Google Trends: mentioned above in the Google suite
Google keyword planner: mentioned above in the Google suite
Google Ads: mentioned above in the Google suite
Google Tag Manager: mentioned above in the Google suite
Google My Business: mentioned above in the Google suite
MonsterInsights: the best WordPress analytics plugin. Universal tracking, Google Analytics dashboard, real-time stats, enhanced eCommerce tracking, page-level analytics, affiliate links and ads tracking, EU compliance, custom dimensions, performance, and optimization.
Alexa: SEO and competitive analysis software. Find, Reach, and Convert Your Audience. Get better marketing results by finding untapped opportunities to grow your business. Content research, competitive website analysis, target audience analysis, keyword research, SEO analysis, check backlinks.
And a free extension for Chrome. Alexa Traffic Rank accompanies you as you surf, providing you with Alexa.com data about the sites you visit without interrupting your browsing. Alexa Traffic Rank also includes you in Alexa’s traffic panel.
All In One SEO Pack: optimize your WordPress site for SEO. It’s easy and works out of the box for beginners, and has advanced features and an API for developers. First created in 2007, AIOSEO is one of the all time most downloaded plugins for WordPress.
ONLY THE BEST
Keyword Research Tools
Keyword, market, and competition research. Niche research. SEO. Domains. Link building. Content ideas. Rank tracking. Site crawling. Local marketing. Advertising, social media, content marketing. Site audit. Management. Webmaster tools. Toolbars, extensions. Various checkers. Training, support, and help. Academies.
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Marketing & Advertising
Writing, blogging, content creation
Grammarly: an American-based technology company that offers a digital writing assistance tool based on artificial intelligence and natural language processing. The software was first released in July 2009 in Kyiv, Ukraine For Windows, Microsoft Office, Chrome extension (I use this one), keyboard for phones, iPad.
Portent: content idea generator. A funny and very friendly application that generates headlines on terms you are searching for. Even if you enter only one word it gives you brilliant ideas for headlines and of course for topics to write about. You can press the arrow button multiple times and note down the titles.
Blog post idea generator: Created by Build your own blog. Their humorous slogan is “Ready to serve when your brain is out of service” and along with the relaxed design you feel immediately “Like Home”...What the tool does is to generate half-finished headlines and you have to complete the rest of the phrase. But these are the titles that catch an eye’s attention. Very helpful , easy to use, and funny.
AllTop: AllTop aggregates all of the top news and information in real-time. They say… “Our editors have carefully crafted each topic with the best sources allowing you to see what’s happening quickly and from trusted sources”. Categories: viral, news, tech, sports, entertainment, lifestyle, business, other.
DupliChecker: paraphrasing tool, grammar check, reverse image search, plagiarism checker, text analysis, web management, keyword research, IP tools, SEO backlinks, domains, image tools, password manager. I mostly use it to check articles that guest bloggers and brands submit to us for duplicate content.
Plagiarism Checker Online: discover Duplicate, Copyrighted, Theft or Thin content, plagiaat checker, text analyzer, copyright checker (plagiarism checker for students, teachers, website owners, bloggers, content writers).
AI Content Detector by Writer: Some search engines penalize your page ranking if they detect content that reads like it was entirely produced by AI. Evaluate your text with this detector and decide if you want to make adjustments before you publish your content.
GPT4 Detector: GPT4 Detector has been trained to detect the new ChatGPT AI text, as well as any other AI text generator, and let you know if what you’re reading is human-written or AI written, completely FREE. Works for ChatGPT, Bard, LLaMA, and all AI writing services, at ZERO-COST.
Wikipedia: a free online encyclopedia, created and edited by volunteers around the world and hosted by the Wikimedia Foundation.
Thesaurus: synonyms and antonyms of words
Dictionary: the world’s leading online source for English definitions, synonyms, word origins and etymologies, audio pronunciations, example sentences
ChatGPT: Revolutionary software by OpenAI.
You can use it as a chatbot, virtual assistant, content generator, language translator, question answering machine, text summarize, sentiment analyst, and more.
Groove Funnels: the free one-stop shop to boost your business and sell products & services
- GroovePages, GrooveSell, GrooveAffiliate
- GrooveMail, GrooveMember, GrooveVideo
- GrooveKart, GrooveWebinars, GrooveStreaming
- GrooveSurveys, GrooveQuiz, GrooveBlog
- GrooveDesk, GrooveCalendar, GrooveRipe CRM
- GrooveFunnelMapping, GrooveProof, GrooveAutomations
- GrooveSDK, GrooveAffiliateMarketplace
ClickFunnels: quickly create beautiful sales funnels that convert your visitors into leads and customers. Join 150K+ entrepreneurs. 8M+ funnels, $10B+ processed. Simple Drag and Drop Webpage Editor. Smart Shopping Cart With 1 Click Upsells. Email and Facebook marketing automation. One single dashboard. Drag and drop editor. Run affiliate programs. Email, text and messenger follow-up funnels.
OptinMonster: Convert and monetize your website traffic. Instantly grow your email list, get more leads and increase sales with the #1 most powerful conversion optimization toolkit in the world. Trusted by 1M+ websites. eCommerce, publishers, agencies.
Beautiful lead capture forms, multiple form types, A/B testing made easy, exit-intent technology, page-level targeting, advanced traffic redirection, analytics and insights, onsite retargeting and personalization.
Bloom: email optin and lead generation plugin for WordPress by ElegantThemes. Over 100 amazing templates, extensive design settings, automatic opt-in pop-up, automatic opt-in fly-ins, in-line opt-in forms, below content opt-in forms, widget area opt-in forms, require to opt-in to unlock content, timed delay, bottom of post, after scrolling, after commenting, after purchasing, after incativity. 19 email marketing integrations.
LeadPages: The easiest, most effective way to sell your services online: build code-free websites, high-converting landing pages, pop-ups, alert bars, and beyond. Conversion-optimized, unlimited leads, publishing, and traffic, no tech skills, lead magnet hosting & delivery, rapid page load speed, reliability. 200+ high-converting templates, conect it to your email account, CRM, AB tests.
Systeme: The only tool you need to launch your online business. Build a sales funnel in 30 seconds with just 3 clicks. Send email newsletters. Setup email campaigns. Unlimited email sending for each account. Connect your Stripe and/or your Paypal accounts to sell your products. You can also add upsells, downsells and order bumps to your sales funnels. Build an online course and launch it. Dropshipping funnels. Launch your blog. Run evergreen webinars. Run an affiliate program. Automate your business. Affiliate marketplace.
MailChimp: drag and drop editor, edit photos, giphy integration, work collaboratively, automation, RSS to email, abandoned cart, product recommendations, order notifications, product retargeting, product follow-up, customer re-engagement, best customers, first purchase, segmentation, A/B testing, reports, personalization, Facebook ads, Instagram ads, landing pages, Google remarketing ads, signup forms, postcards, and more.
SendInBlue: drag and drop builder, HTML editor, personalized emails, free responsive template gallery, custom forms, segmentation, custom contact fields, marketing automation, workflows, welcome emails, coupons, perfect time sending, real-time statistics, advanced open & click-through reports, heat map, email testing and preview, landing page builder, transactional emails with templates, SMTP for transactional email,s contact management, subscription forms, scenarios builder, lead scoring, lead generation, deliverability test, dedicated IP, SMS marketing, transactional SMS, A/B testing, integrations.
Hootsuite: slogan: Social media management for any organisation. Manage social networks , schedule messages , engage with your audience and measure ROI right from the dashboard. a multi-purpose social media tool that can help any company into these areas: social media management, social marketing, social selling, social customer service.
Buffer: Publish: Plan, collaborate, and publish thumb-stopping content that drives meaningful engagement and growth for your brand. Craft the perfect post for each social network. Direct scheduling, first comment, shop grid, reminders, plan and prepare your stories, collaborate on content with your team, tailored posts, calendar. Analytics: Measure social media performance, create gorgeous reports, and get recommendations to grow reach, engagement & sales. Track performance and create reports for Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Boosted post insights, account analytics, stories and post analysis, audience demographics, custom reports, daily updates, white label reports, PDF and image exports, best time to post, best type of post, best posting frequency. Engagement: See all of your comments, stay on top of important interactions, and turn followers into fans using Buffer. Never miss a comment. Prioritize important conversations.
Hashtags.org: hashtag analytics. Here you can find an ocean of topics for inspiration. Popular and trending hashtags divided into categories. Hashtags definitions in order to know what you are writing about. The application immediately provides the results without even to push any button. You can expand upon the clickable hashtags and find topics and conversations that took place.
Social mention: Real-time social media search and analysis:
FollowerWonk: Find: search Twitter bios to connect with anyone, compare Twitter accounts to find overlaps and target new influencers. Analyze: breakout your followers by location, bio, who they follow, and more, contrast your relationships with your competitors and friends. Optimize: match your activities to gains and losses in followers to give your followers what they like best, follow and unfollow in-app to hone your social graph like a razor’s edge.
SocialFlow: Publishing: get your content out, quickly and efficiently. Workflow – integrated RSS feeds, engagement scores, editorial controls, posts surfaced for recycling. Security – centralized access control, two-factor authentication, recycle messages, downloadable reports. Subscriptions: turn content into a powerful churn reducer. The Content Engine surfaces the best-performing and most relevant content, from hundreds or even thousands of your social media posts. Audience manager, interest map. Advertising: leverage social to increase your margins. Sponsored editorial – Identify the best-performing content, filter it for performance, relevance, and brand safety; and construct narratives that highlight the value of adjacency with your content. Native content – meet and exceed clients’ advertiser expectations, and outperform standard benchmarks. Interest map – inform your advertising products, on social and across your digital footprint to give your brand partners smarter placements with better results.
FlipBoard extension: save anything you like from the web into your Flipboard.
CoSchedule: extension that helps you to create, publish and share awesome content to social media.
Pinterest Save Button: Save the things you find on the Web into your Pinterest.
Gravatar: One avatar for everything, everywhere. Gravatar powers your public profile, visible wherever you post, comment, and interact online.
Quora: a great place to showcase your expertise and redirect people to your website, landing pages, or offers. Share useful content, advice, links to your guides. Participate and comment on various threads to gain insights into the community.
Monarch: the best social media sharing plugin for WordPress by ElegantThemes. Increased sharing, better design, more locations, lightning fast. Over 35 social networks, 5 different locations (floating sidebar, above or below content, on images & videos, automatic pop-ups, automatic fly-ins). 6 automatic pop-up & fly-in triggers (timed delay, bottom of post, after commenting, upon scroll, after purchasing, after inactivity). Fully customizable.
Advertising & Affiliate Networks, Communities, Forums, Events, Related
2Checkout: Solutions for software companies, SaaS, startups, internet, utilities, audio, video, multimedia, design, business, finance. Formerly known as AvanGate. Order templates, custom tracking, discount coupons.
AffiliateSummit: It runs the biggest affiliate marketing events in the world and attracts thousands of advertisers, networks, agencies and affiliates from across 70+ countries across the globe. Whether you’re an SME, an affiliate who just works in health, fashion or finance, a blogger, an Instagram influencer or perhaps you work for one of the world’s largest eCommerce brands…our events have got you covered.
Affilorama: an affiliate marketing portal. There are training courses, a blog, a community forum with thousands of marketers you can interact with, and tools for affiliate marketers. The majority of courses are accessible to free members but there are also advanced training programs and tools. It’s one of my favorite destinations for all things affiliate marketing. An active forum, a helping community, a variety of tools and resources, comprehensive and step-by-step training. top-recommended solution for beginners and advanced marketers.
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AffLift: an affiliate marketing forum dedicated to helping its members succeed by providing ongoing education in the form of webinars in cooperation with well-known affiliate networks, follow-along campaigns, case studies, and so much more. 50,000+ helpful messages in the forum, 5,135 threads, 39,777 members. Full review
ClickBank: an industry-leading online retailer and affiliate marketplace. Arts, entertainment, business, investing, computers, internet, e-business, e-marketing, education, employment, fiction, food, wine, cooking, games, green products, health, home, languages.
DealSpotr: An influencer marketplace. A free social network to meet and collaborate with lifestyle influencers. Also, an affiliate marketplace. It finds coupon codes, discount sales and promotions for e-commerce stores listed in their store directory.
FlexOffers: With over 12,000 affiliate programs is an award-winning affiliate marketing network. 500+ premium advertisers. Categories: automotive, business, careers, clothing, electronics, country, digital, education, energy, entertainment, family, financial, health, media, mobile, travel and more. Locations: Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Boston, San Fransisco.
ImpactRadius: Among their merchants are Lenovo, Slick deals, Caxton FX. Impact Radius was founded in 2008 by a team of Internet marketing and technology experts who previously founded Commission Junction, Savings.com, and LeadPoint.
InsenseAds: Get Your Brand Discovered with Authentic Сontent. Welcome to the for-consumers-by-consumers advertising revolution. Authentic content by creators that your customers already follow and engage with. Manage projects and creator campaigns easily in a fraction of the time and budget. Gain an authentic edge with ads run from your partner creators. Work directly with top creators and influencers without hidden fees.
JVnotifyPro: Joint-venture community network. Forums, new launch announcements, articles, discussion, job board, news.
JVZoo: Business, finance, cooking, food, education, employment, foreign languages, entertainment, game systems/guides, health, fitness, gambling, internet marketing, e-commerce, green solutions, home, family, mobile, parenting, publishing, writing, software, sports.
MunchEye: the eye of internet marketing launches. Big launches, all launches, evergreen, categories.
PayDotCom: The premiere all-in-one shopping cart, affiliate management and marketplace platform. Connecting Vendors with Affiliates since 2005!
PayKickStart: Power Your Online Business with the Most Flexible Shopping Cart and Affiliate Management Platform. Also, an affiliate marketplace.
WarriorForum: The world’s largest internet marketing community and affiliate marketplace. An old forum with a huge database of topics. Popular sub-forums: Main Internet marketing discussions – 237,000 threads, 2,700,000 posts, Warrior
WarriorPlus: Best-in-class sales & marketing automation platform and marketplace for digital business owners and online marketers.
Various (forms, surveys, polls, newsletters, URL shorteners)
WPforms: drag & drop WordPress form builder. Join 4M+ professionals. Contact forms, payment forms, survey forms, newsletter forms, registration forms, over 100 templates. Responsive, mobile-friendly, smart conditional logic, instant notifications, entry management, easy payments, marketing & subscriptions, easy to embed, spam protection.
JotForm: Easy-to-use online form builder for every business. Create online forms and publish them. Get an email for each response. Collect data. Orders, registrations, bookings, payments, applications, appointments, calculation, banking, customer service. Forms industries: Education, Business, eCommerce, Healthcare, human Resources, IT, Marketing. 115+ integrations.
Paperform: Beautiful Forms That Feel Like Yours. Over 6,000 businesses use Paperform to create beautiful forms, automate workflows and save time. Agreement, application, appointment, calculation, employement, feedback, order, payment, poll, questionnaire, survey, quiz, contest, report, request, reservation, and si=o much more. 1000+ integrations.
Bitly: Free URL shortener to create the perfect short URLs for your business. Bitly helps you shorten, create and share branded links with custom domains at scale. Link management, branded links, mobile links, campaign management and analytics.
PrettyLinks: a Plugin for WordPress that will enable you to shrink, cloak, track, organize, share and test all of your links on your own domain and server.
Web Development & Monitoring, Domains & Hosting, Coding, Related
Wealthy Affiliate: A platform designed for affiliate marketers of all levels and a complete business package for aspiring entrepreneurs. Top-notch marketing education and various marketing and management tools to build an online business such as website builder, hosting services, domains, keyword and niche market research tools, community, forum, tech support, live chat, all under one roof.
The training goes very deep, especially the video webinars by Jay Neill. Every Friday Jay shares an over his shoulder training like no other on the planet. Full case studies divided into parts where he demonstrates website creation and development from start to finish, from an idea to revenue in any niche of the market. Hot marketing topics, regular SEO, keyword, and local marketing updates, paid advertising, social media, in a very friendly atmosphere.
There are courses available both for free members and premium.
Elegant Themes: The Most Popular WordPress Themes In The World And The Ultimate Visual Page Builder. Themes, plugins, integrations.
Join 701,600 Empowered Web Design Professionals & Business Owners.
Build Pages Visually On The Front End Of Your Website
You’ve never built a WordPress website like this before. Divi is more than just a WordPress theme, it’s a completely new website building platform that replaces the standard WordPress post editor with a vastly superior visual editor. It can be enjoyed by design professionals and newcomers alike, giving you the power to create spectacular designs with surprising ease and efficiency.
Harness the power of the Elegant Themes plugin suite, including Bloom and Monarch, the best tools for gathering leads and building your social following online. Use Divi’s built-in split testing tool, Divi Leads, to optimize the traffic you generate.
Build unlimited websites with a single license.
Find hundreds of 3rd party modules, themes, and layouts in the Divi marketplace.
WebMarketSupport builds websites using mostly the ElegantThemes toolkit.
DesignModo: Grow your business with these amazing website and email design tools. A powerfully simple email template builder, a website builder for animated static webpages and landing pages, drag & drop bootstrap template builder.
3 apps: Postcards, slides, startup.
Trusted By Adobe, Nike, Ikea, T Mobile, Microsoft, Nasa, Google, GoDaddy, Disney, Yahoo.
800K monthly visitors, 27K+ daily viewers, 53K+ happy customers, 550K+ social media followers, 320K+ email subscribers, 15K+ github stars, 5.2M freebie downloads, 1.7K published articles, 99.99% uptime
Huge blog, a job board, video tutorials, design inspiration, plus a WordPress plugin to embed your codes.
- Full review with video walkthrough plus an exclusive bonus
SquadHelp: It’s not a tool that generates ideas for domain names but it aims to help you find a domain name.
There’s also a large collection of brandable names created by their experienced team of branding experts and you can browse them by category, industry, or ideas.
They also have an AI-powered business name generator. Instantly explore catchy, Agency quality brand names for your company. Get hundreds of creative and relevant names with matching URLs instantly. Receive countless personalized name options that work for any industry, brand, or company and help tell your brand’s story.
Industry name ideas: Select your industry to find and choose the perfect name for your business.
This is a dedicated page where you can search over 100,000 premium names.
Free trademark checker: Search millions of active trademark records for free. Get Instant Results from multiple Trademark databases including USPTO, Europe, Australia, Canada.
Domain Hunter Plus: extension that scans the current tab for dead links and available domain names.
DomainTools: Iris investigation, domain risk score, apis, phisheye, integrations, monitoring products, personal domain research, whois domain, threat intelligence, forensics & incident response, threat hunting, phishing detection, brand protection, online fraud investigation, user guides, webinars, whitepapers, reports, surveys, case studies, API, blog, podcast, videos.
Sur.ly: get rid of risky and toxic outbound links and turn them into a website growth factor. It alters the out bound links on your site so that visitors can get to external target pages without leaving your domain. Cope with fake users signing up for your site to get backlinks, minimize the risk of an algorithmic Google penalty, keep users within your domain longer to reduce the bounce rate, recapture users leaving via outbound links, protect users after they follow the outbound links.
Also, Sur.ly is a safe linking and user-protection service providing a web-browsing gateway for regular users and a database of website profiles aggregated from a multitude of sources. Sur.ly protects users from many potential threats on the Web, like phishing, malware, or unsolicited adult content, so we know a thing or two about all websites on the Web, including yours!
Flippa: the #1 marketplace to buy and sell domains, blogs, SaaS businesses, apps, Amazon FBA stores, online businesses, affiliate sites, Shopify stores, eCommecre stores. Buy an online business, become an acquisition entrepreneur, and invest in digital real estate. Guides and services to help you out.
QodeInteractive: premium WordPress themes in various categories (creative, business, online store, wellness, lifestyle, food & restaurants, blog & magazine, entertainment, technology, travel, education, wedding, listing, real estate). Magazine (design, tutorials, resources), marketing blog. Qode stories (case studies). Qode Lab (catalog, kaleidoscope).
- Website X5 Pro (website and online shop builder for companies and freelancers)
- WEBSITE X5 EVO (The website and blog builder solution for small budgets)
- WEBSITE X5 GO (The free solution to bring your passions online)
- WEBANIMATOR PLUS (All you need to create HTML5 animations)
- WEBANIMATOR NOW (The best program for creating animated content)
- WEBANIMATOR GO (The fastest and easiest tool for customizing animated banners)
- SOFTMAKER FLEXIPDF PROFESSIONAL (A simple and complete tool for anyone who needs to work on PDF files)
- SOFTMAKER OFFICE STANDARD (The pack that helps you create unique documents, spreadsheets and presentations)
- LOGASTER (Online service for creating logos and brand identity)
ThemeIsle: WordPress themes (free and premium), plugins, tutorials, resources.
UpTrends: Monitor website uptime, optimize performance and monitor multiple steps from 200+ locations, incl. alerts. Free & paid website monitoring services.
FileZilla: The free FTP solution for both client and server. Filezilla is open source software distributed free of charge. I use it to connect to my websites’ servers and transfer files.
AddFromServer: designed to help ease the pain of bad web hosts, allowing you to upload files via FTP or SSH and later import them into WordPress.
WPfileManager: edit, delete, upload, download, zip, copy, paste, files and folders directly from the WordPress backend.
WP Private Content Plus: simplifies the process for protecting your important site content from guests,members,specific user roles or group of selected users. This WordPress plugin supports content restrictions on posts,pages,custom post types, navigation menus,widgets and post attachments.
AdminCustomLogin: plugin that gives you the ability to customize your WordPress admin login page according to your needs.
EWWWimageOptimizer: Join thousands of smart and savvy website owners who are using EWWW Image Optimizer and get: Faster Images; High Quality Compression; Personal Support.
WP GDPR Compliance: This plugin assists website and webshop owners to comply with European privacy regulations known as GDPR.
GDPRcookieConsent: The GDPR Cookie Consent plugin will assist you in making your website GDPR compliant. It also support for cookie compliance in accordance with The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) which is a state statute intended to enhance privacy rights and consumer protection for residents of California. The plugin comes with a host of features
WooCommerce: the world’s most popular open-source eCommerce solution. WordPress plugin. Beautiful, enticing storefronts with themes, customize pages in minutes using modular product blocks, showcase physical and digital goods, product variations, custom configurations, instant downloads, and affiliate items. Bookings, memberships, subscriptiuons, and dynamic pricing rules are only an extension away.
Tawk.to: a live chat tool to interact with your visitors, answer their questions, and improve the overall user experience on your website. Free and premium versions available. Real-time monitoring, native mobile apps, automated triggers, customizable widgets, ticketing built-in, integrations)
Design & Multimedia
Design, photo editing and effects
RelayThat: A design app that can save you precious time. It automatically converts brand assets, like logos, images, colors, text, and others into beautiful layouts and ready to publish designs to various mediums online. Brand management, headline generator, curated libraries of the top-performing color and font combinations that professional marketers use, one-click resize, unify your brand assets, over 3 million free images.
Canva: a design creation app but it can be used to edit photos and other design projects as well. You can use the countless templates and you can create designs using your own custom dimensions. There’s a variety of templates to choose from, free photos, graphics like grids, shapes, charts, illustrations, and more. There are pre-made text and combinations of texts, backgrounds, and you can upload your own media to the canvas.
Movavi: produces a wide range of multimedia programs that ensure you can have fun with your videos, music, and photos on any platform and any device. Founded in 2004. Over 100 employees, sales in 150 countries. Location: Saint Louis, Missouri, USA.
- Photo editing: Edit photos (AI adjustment, detail enhancer, frames), Remove unwanted objects and excess stuff, Restore old photos, Retouch portraits, Manage photos, Create slideshows
- Other Movavi products: video suite, video editor, video converter, video suite business, editor plus, editor 360, slideshow maker, PPT converter, clips, screen recorder, Gecata (gameplay recording), picverse, photo manager, photo focus, photo denoise, video converter, PDF chef and scanner, stock video, stock audio, stock photos
PixTeller: Create your images & animated videos. Bring life to your idea and use pre-designed graphic templates to turn words, photos,
and illustrations into marvelous images and animated videos in minutes.
Use our free design tools to create, download, share – anytime, anywhere and blow your readers away with beautiful visuals.
Adobe Suite: acrobat, illustrator, lightroom, photshop, premierer, and so much more.
Coolors: The super fast color schemes generator! Create the perfect palette or get inspired by thousands of beautiful color schemes.
Eye Dropper: open source extension which allows you to pick colors from web pages, color picker, and your personal color history.
SVGbackgrounds: Customize and apply backgrounds fast. SVGs enable full-screen hi-res visuals with a file-size near 5KB
and are well-supported by all modern browsers. What’s not to love?
GoFullPage: Full Page Screen Capture. Capture a screenshot of your current page in entirety and reliably—without requesting any extra permissions!
Movavi: Capture webinars and online calls, Record video instructions and tutorials, Grab streaming videos and online events. Use the simple editing tools to make your recording perfect. Save the file in any convenient format to your laptop. Screencasts, record only audio, capture your webcam, schedule recording, grab separate streams, take screenshots and edit them, share in a second, show keystrokes and mouse, convert with super speed.
PhotoDune: Royalty-free stock photos from $2. Discover our collection of royalty-free stock images from our community of photographers.
Popular, featured, top new, Follow feed, top authors, top new authors, Public collections, Animals, Architecture, Business, Food, Health, Sports, People, Technology, Travel, Video footage, Mockup generator.
It’s a marketplace where you can sell your own photos as well.
PixtaStock: Earn money on Pixta by selling your works to buyers around the world. 58M+ stock photos, illustrations, and videos, 350K+ contributors. Departments: Photos, Illustrations, Footage, Free images and videos.
Photography categories: People, Face/body, Pose, facial, lifestyle, Health & beauty, Sports & exercise, Leisure/hobbies, Events/festival, Business, Animals & plants, Things, Scenery, Material.
Sell: 5 easy steps. Register, upload, keywords & submission, review by Pixta, start selling.
Royalty rates: your earnings (credits) = (file price + extended license) X royalty rate.
Yessy: Simply art, simply beautiful. For 17 years, artists and buyers have trusted Yessy to buy and sell art. Now find your perfect art. Categories: Paintings & prints, photography, Drawings & illustrations, computer & digital art, Sculptures & cravings, ceramics & pottery, Glass, jewelry, furniture, textile & apparel, Antiques & collectibles, crafts & other art.
Sell: Membership costs $5/month or $59/year. There’s a 14-day free trial period. There are no other fees. And when your art sells, there is no commission. You receive 100% of the order total. When the buyer pays, the funds are immediately transferred into your PayPal account.
DepositPhotos: Photos, vectors, editorial, videos, and they recently added music. A commercial platform that brings authors of high-quality licensed stock photos, graphics, vectors, and videos together with appreciative buyers. Statistics: 145M+ files, clients in 192 countries, 24/7 support in 20 languages.
Web Design Icons
Web Design Fonts
Presentations & Slides – Creating and Sharing
Video marketing & production, streaming, related
Explaindio: A suite of video marketing software products by a leading company. DoodleOze, Explaindio Elements, Vidicious, SalesCopyMaker, StoryXY, StopMotionCreator, VSLmaker, ClipDramatizer, Motioney, SalesVideoCreator, Vidently, ClipGraph, VidVamp, ClipToGif, VidSting, ExplaindioVideoFX
CamToWeb: web camera, IP camera, Online Video Restreaming for everyone
- Filmora (video editor)
- PDFelement (forms and documents)
- UniConverter (A one-stop converter for any kind of media file and memories)
- DemoCreator (Capture your screen and edit all your educational videos with ease)
- EdrawMax (Creating work flow with rich gallery of examples and templates)
- Filmii (Choose a style that suits your mood and watch your videos come to life)
- Dr.Fone (mobile solutions)
- Recoverit (data recovery)
- FamiSafe (parental control)
InVideo: Brand promos, long-form ads, branding templates, product video ads, offers & coupons, video presentations, listicles, YouTube video editor, invitation maker, intro maker, outro maker, Facebook ad template, slideshow maker, ad maker, video maker, YouTube intro maker, Facebook video ads maker, make a poster, Instagram video editor, meme generator, promo video maker, meme templates, online video editor.
HandBrake: an open-source, GPL-licensed, multiplatform, multithreaded video transcoder.
OpenShot: an award-winning free and open-source video editor for Linux, Mac, and Windows. Create videos with exciting video effects, titles, audio tracks, and more. Cross-platform, trim & slice, animation & keyframes, unlimited tracks, video effects, audio waveforms, title editor, 3D animations, slow motion and time effects, video editing, 70+ languages, simple UI.
OBS Studio: Open Broadcaster Software is a free and open-source cross-platform streaming and recording program built with Qt and maintained by the OBS Project. As of 2016, the software is now referred to as OBS Studio. There are versions of OBS Studio available for Microsoft Windows, macOS, and Linux distributions.
Skype: A telecommunications application that specializes in providing video chat and voice calls between computers, tablets, mobile devices, the Xbox One console, and smartwatches over the Internet.
Music & Audio
Audacity: a free and open-source digital audio editor and recording application software, available for Windows, macOS, Linux, and other Unix-like operating systems
Fre:ac: a free audio converter and CD ripper with support for various popular formats and encoders. It converts freely between MP3, M4A/AAC, FLAC, WMA…
Easy Voice Recorder: your everyday companion to record important moments. Capture meetings, personal notes, classes, songs, and much more, without time limits! A handy phone app I use to record ideas, memos for clients, partners, and employees, and to prepare stuff for work when I’m not in the office.
M-Audio Oxygen 25: the midi keyboard I use for music production.
- 25 full-size, synth-action velocity-sensitive keys
- 8 velocity-sensitive trigger pads for beat production, clip launching, and more
- 8 assignable knobs for manipulating virtual instruments and plugins
MotuUltraliteAVB: the soundcard I am using for al my recordings. The latest in Motu’s popular, award-winning Ultralite interface series, it’s an 18-input, 18-output audio interface with DSP mixing, wi-fi control, AVB audio networking and best-in-class analog audio quality for on-the-go mobile audio recording.
Sennheiser e845s: one of the microphones I use. Dynamic super-cardioid vocal mic, which helps to reduce spill and feedback. Ideal for presentations, conferences, choirs, rehearsal rooms, and stage. Easily eliminates ambient noise. Superb high frequency reproduction.
SpeechDio: convert any text into the most natural-sounding voice over in a few clicks
TTSmp3: Easily convert your US English text into professional speech for free. Perfect for e-learning, presentations, YouTube videos and increasing the accessibility of your website. Our voices pronounce your texts in their own language using a specific accent. Plus, these texts can be downloaded as MP3. In some languages, multiple speakers are available. I use it to listen to specific words before I create videos.
Amazon: eCommerce, Physical Products, Web Services, Cloud Computing, Digital Streaming, Artificial Intelligence. You can display highly relevant and dynamic product recommendations in a stylishly designed, responsive and mobile-optimized ad unit with Amazon’s Native Shopping Ads. You can also use the Bounty program, AbeBooks, and Amazon Trade-In. You can discover products, services, and brands.
Renderosity: Web Design, Photography, Software, Gaming. An online art community operating since December 1998 and the name Renderosity was created and voted by the community of digital artists in October 1999. The graphics arts industry grew worldwide and a need for a medium of communication that could link this diverse and international group was born. Renderosity came to life to fill that need.
TemplateMonster: Website templates, WordPress themes, presentations, graphics, plugins, video, audio, services, one membership (CMS & eCommerce, HTML, presentations, graphics, audio assets, video assets). there’s a subscription plan, the MonsterOne, which gives you access to everything. $14.95/mo
ProductHunt: discussions, deals, jobs, ship (a toolkit for makers – landing pages, surveys, free AWS and Stripe credits), advertise, collections, mentors, newsletter, post a job, time travel, topics, upcoming, apps, FAQ, pro tips, stories. Discover new products, discover new members for your team, land a dream job, discuss and network with like-minded entrepreneurs, get inspired, get new fresh ideas.
Hiring & OutSourcing
Fiverr: Boost your team with exceptional talent. Freelance verified and trusted talents you can count on. Graphics & design, digital marketing, writing and translation, video and animation, music and audio, programming & tech, business, lifestyle, gaming, eCommerce, book and eBook publishing, podcasting, political campaigns, influencers, architecture, real estate.
UpWork: Web, mobile, and software developers, IT & networking, Data science and analytics, Engineering & architecture, Design, creative, Writing, Translation, Legal, Admin support (data entry, virtual assistant, transcription, web research), Customer service, sales & marketing, accounting & consulting
There you have it, a list of the tools I use the most for my everyday projects.
Which one is your favorite? Which one should I add?
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Tasos Perte Tzortzis
Business Organisation & Administration, Marketing Consultant, Creator of the "7 Ideals" Methodology
Although doing traditional business offline since 1992, I fell in love with online marketing in late 2014 and have helped hundreds of brands sell more of their products and services. Founder of WebMarketSupport, Muvimag, Summer Dream.
Reading, arts, science, chess, coffee, tea, swimming, Audi, and family comes first.
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