There are a lot of tools we love to work with and recommend for starting businesses.
We’re developing our own for different purposes.
Tools with a free level (That we are currently using)
HelloSign– for getting signatures out and proposals.
ConvertKit- For email marketing/audience building
Basecamp.com- Project Management Software
Slack: Great for team communications.
Square – Merchant services for service businesses.
Zoom– For videoconferencing and meetings.
Slab.com really pretty documentation stuff.
Paid Tools We Use:
Beaver Builder – Great page builder.
Astra Theme – Great theme with great add ons.
Nutshell– A great CRM that does great things.
Gravity Forms – WP Form builder
Webster Park Hosting – Lightning Fast hosting & decent service 😉
Better Proposals – Good Proposal software.
Tools We’re Not Using Today (But Recommend)
These are tools that serve great purposes. There are sometimes nuanced reasons we pick one tool over another.
Thrive Themes– Great page builder/suite of marketing applications.
Close.Com– This is for teams of 3-5 (or more) that work closely together with one another.
Insightly- CRM for people in the GOOGLE ecosystem
Nimble- CRM for people that are in the OFFICE 365 Ecosystem
Aweber – The grandaddy of all list builders.
Trello: Great For Project Management