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A wide assortment of useful tools and resources to help you build a better brand.

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Tools I Recommend

There’s a number of powerful tools and services out there that can help anyone get a headstart on building a powerful brand. Here are a few that I’ve personally found helpful in my own brand-building experience. Some are free, others paid, and some are affiliates from which we receive a small commission, but all are useful for just about anyone.

 

Media Temple WordPress Hosting

When it comes to web hosting, options are a dime-a-dozen, but Media Temple’s customer service and a wide range of hosting solutions make it second to none.

Powerful Email Marketing

Finally, Email marketing just got a whole lot simpler. ConvertKit makes managing your subscribers a breeze and best of all, allows you to setup powerful automation to walk your customers through step-by-step campaigns for the highest conversions. Start your free, 30-day trial to see if ConvertKit is for you.

Treehouse Creative Learning Center

Weather you’re looking to get the basics of HTML or want to build your own website, this is an excellent resource for anyone ready to learn a new creative trade.

Cloud App Fast File Sharing

Instantly share files, screenshots, and screen recordings with ease. The pro version even has options for a custom domain and branding.

User-Friendly Online Forms

Creating (and using) online forms can be a bear. That’s why, when I came across Typeform, I was instantly sold. It’s easy-to-navigate features, UX-rich themes and design tools, and dozens of other features have reinvented the way online forms are made.

Grammarly Grammar Checker

When you’re writing buckets of Emails or cranking out blog posts there’s not always time for an editorial review. Fortunately, Grammarly makes it simple with it’s powerful grammar-checking abilities.

Freshbooks Cloud Accounting

For individuals or small businesses, handling the accounting can seriously slow the productivity. Freshbooks simplifies everything with in-depth reporting and beautiful invoicing.

Monthly Audiobooks

When your schedule is too hectic for the ability to sit down and grab a good book—an audiobook can be a great alternative. Fortunately, Audible offers over 180,000 titles to choose from for your iPhone, Android, Kindle or mp3 player. Visit Audible by clicking the Audible logo featured here and download your first book totally free.

Evernote

Evernote is the perfect tool for note-taking and archiving information for easy retrieval. Best of all, it makes organization a breeze.

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