Tools and Resources

Power Tools of the Trade for Online Business

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It can be super-hard to know where to begin and what services to choose when you are building your entrepreneurial empire.  I had a lot of hits and misses before I learned to get referrals from people I trust.  It makes life so much simpler and saves a lot of time and money.

Reputation is everything and what costs the most isn’t always the best.  These are the best that we’ve found to achieve online business success. I only recommend companies and services that my team and I have used to manage and grow.

I am a proud affiliates for some of these tools.  Which means that if you make a purchase, my company earns a commission. You pay nothing extra; any commission we earn comes at no additional cost to you.

Please do not spend any money on these products unless you feel you need them or that they will help you achieve your goals.

Keep an eye out!  I have partnered with some of these companies to give you special deals that are exclusively from me to you.

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ConvertKit solves the problem of managing your customer’s email.

ConvertKit is our #1 recommended email marketing platform because it is designed to support creators building online businesses. Their user experience is very user-friendly. Create beautiful forms to attract your customers and be able to email them with one powerful tool.

Use the link below to use the service for FREE for your first 1000 subscribers.

My first 1000 subscribers are FREE from Michelle



We use this for almost every graphic product.   Create great visuals for your social media needs, including cover banners, YT thumbnails, and packshots, our entire team relies on Canva to bring our brand to life.  They have free and Pro versions.


Acuity - Scheduling your appointments

When someone asks you to "pick your brain" or talk to you for the 100th time about their project, here is where you become a professional.  Just let them know that they need to book time with you.  Acuity let's you get started for free, and they have free and Pro versions.  Clients pre-pay to book with you, or you can offer a free discovery call.  




This is where I host all of my courses. Taking your course online has never been easier or more profitable.  

Teachable is a market leader in the booming online courses industry. Every courses that I ever do will be housed on Teachable because they make it so simple to configure content, manage settings, and sell to students. There’s absolutely no coding required to set up and start selling your online course.

Try Teachable



Stripe – Payment Proccessing

Being able to smoothly take payments from your customers is primary. Stripe is the gold standard for payment processors. We use it to process payments for our online products, private mastermind access and workshops. If you have recurring payments this is a powerhouse. Places like Teachable use it because it works.

Try Stripe


Bench – Bookkeeping

Bench keeps my business finances in order.  I love that each month I get a real profit/loss report with itemized views of where my money is going.  When I call, I get someone on the phone and my questions are answered quickly.  Plus, I have no fear about tax time.  Everything is categorized and ready for review.  Another great thing about this service is that they contact me when a charge shows up that is questionable.  Stress free, No Brainer Bookkeeping from a team of pros.  I love these guys.

Try Bench



Bluehost is our go-to hosting platform for all of our websites, including this one.

Bluehost is a proven powerhouse in the website hosting industry. They offer exceptional customer service. They allow you to host multiple domains under one account, which is super convenient. They're as reliable as they come. I have partnered with them to give you a special discount: hosting for only $3.95/month plus a free domain!  Have your website and hosting done for less than $50 for the year.

Try Bluehost


Demio – Webinar hosting

After tons of trial and error with other webinar platforms, it was love at first sight with Demio. When you are ready to do your first webinar or automate webinars 24/7 Demio provides great video quality, is very stable, makes adding guest presenters a snap, and has excellent user experiences included like public and private chat channels.  Plus, you don’t have to be a tech genius to get started.

Try Demio


Gusto – Human Resources

Gusto made hiring and managing our team a breeze. It starts with payroll, which is critical to get right for a growing business. We don’t have to worry about federal/state forms or updates. Gusto keeps up with SSI, employee tax payments, important document capture, and more. Oh, and their concierge team is dynamite. We get an HR manager on the phone in a snap.

I've partnered with them to get you a $100 gift card  when you sign up and run your first payroll. Use the link below.

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Ring Light - Video Meetings/ Zoom

Now that we all have to meet on video to get work done, it's time to put your best foot forward. Bad lighting can make you look scary and unapproachable.  Your boss or potential customer may not say it, but the way you present yourself online has everything to do with how successful you are.  This low cost lighting kit will attach to your phone/computer and turn your video stream into a high quality experience.  It's my fave because it can sit on your desk  for close video or stand on the floor for group shots.

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