Here to help you find right the tools to attack your digital problems….or piñatas.
All the these resources have been tested, tried and found true. We welcome questions as well if you’re looking for the perspective of an experienced user of any of these.
Business Cards / Internet Printer
I’ve tried a half dozen internet printers. MOO Cards gets the order and the color right every time with precise cuts. Everyone else has been hit and miss.
Moo Printing Products Discount: Get $15 off your first order . Another Moo Discount: $20 Off your first order
High end Logo and Business Card Design from $449
Time Keeping and Invoicing
Harvest is the fastest way to invoice clients and let them pay with credit cards via Stripe or PayPal. On a Mac the Harvest for Mac app makes time keeping and expense tracking super simple.
Harvest Discount: Start a FREE 30-day trial and receive a $10 credit towards your first month
Lot of people excited about this one. I’ve only tried it once so far.
WPEngine is the mac daddy of shared WordPress hosting. Fastest speeds, integrated caching, staging version of sites, free Let’s Encrypt SSL certificates with auto-renew, world-class support,automated backups and the list goes on.
SiteGround is gaining a devoted following with a similar level of service to WPEngine but without the premium pricing. CPanel fans, this is the hosting provider for you.
With a focus on beautiful design and an ever improving interface for fast easy edits.
Sign up for a WP Engine plan and receive the Genesis Framework and 35+ StudioPress Themes free!
Way beyond just contact forms. Gravity forms gives WordPress a whole new set of muscles via add-ons.
Dropbox helps keep clients organized, deliverables accessible and is a great way to show clients work for review.
WeTransfer is the free way to go to send massive (2GB) files to someone via email.
The best prices on domain registrations and SSL certificates. They offer free email forwarding as well.
For checking SSL certificates.
Hassle free ecommerce with the easiest, most user-intuitive interface.
Appointlet is a robust online scheduling tool with free and paid plans.
Professional Email Using Your Domain Name
As they say in High Lander, “There can be only one.” That one is Google Workspace professional email for your domain from Google. If you use that link and this code: W4QGCXEDJ7ECWCL then you save with a 20% discount on Google Workspace (Formerly GSuite) for the first year. If you have trouble with the code, contact me for another code.
Mass Email Service
MailChimp is free up to your first 2,000 subscribers. Plus it has a fun monkey to take the sting out of sending mass email and contributing to the decline of interpersonal communcation. Who doesn’t like monkeys?