Resources

There are so many potential products and services online to make your business more efficient. How do you know which is best for you?

Let me help you narrow it down.

I’ve put together a list of (free and paid) products and services I use for my business. I regularly update this page, so feel free to bookmark it for quick reference in the future.

Disclaimer: This page may contain affiliate links, which means I’ll receive a commission if you purchase through my links, at no extra cost to you. Please read full disclosure for more information.

Pinterest Tools

Prep Your Website for Pinterest
With the Pinterest Strategy Planner, you can keep everything about your Pinterest marketing strategy all in one place. By having it all in one place will allow you to review and adjust your strategy as needed without the hassle of looking at five different pieces of paper or five different tabs.

12 Editable Pin Templates
No need to start from scratch! Create a cohesive Pinterest profile with these Pinterest pin it templates! Save time by replacing the content and photos with your own. They are completely customizable in Canva’s free program.

Pinterest Analytics Report
Want to deliver an easy to read Pinterest marketing analytics report without having to reinvent it every time? This customizable Canva template is for you!

Tailwind
If you are spending hours a week manually pinning, STOP! There’s an easier way! Tailwind can be use for Pinterest and Instagram and has been a timesaver for me and my clients! I recommend Tailwind to all my clients. 

PinInspector
I use this software daily to help me get the best keywords for my clients. Check out just some of what it does:

* Quickly generate hundreds of top popular keywords directly from the Pinterest autosuggest engine!
* Get search volume, cost-per-click, and competition data using free resources.
* With Pin Inspector you’ll always have fresh keyword ideas at your fingertips for optimizing your own content.
* Use these powerful high-converting keywords in your board names, pin titles, hashtags, and more!
* Simply click the “Latest Trends” button to Instantly extract the current latest trending searches directly from the Pinterest Trends section.

And so much more!

Design Tools

Canva
Not a designer? You don’t need to be! With Canva, there are thousands of templates, graphics, images, and fonts that it easy for anyone to design like a pro. There is so much available in the free account, but I will tell you that the pro account is worth it! Grab your 30 day free trial now.

Bluchic Website Templates
If you’ve ever tried to make your own website, you know that things can get…tricky. You CAN get a gorgeous-looking website without becoming an expert in code and graphic design! Look no further than my friends at Bluchic. Their WordPress themes are meant for women business owners who want to show off their flair and finesse. Shop Bluchic’s WordPress theme collection now and thank me later! 

New Blog Hosting
If you are looking for a hosting company that not only provides the services you need for your website, but the customer service is EXCELLENT, look no further than New Blog Hosting!! They will handle anything you need done, as well as any problems that arise. I have been with New Blog for over 10 years.

General Business Tools

Email Marketing
Grow your audience and reach through email marketing with ConvertKit. It’s an easy to use, easy to implement email marketing platform. Setup your form, newsletter, funnels, and even sell your products all through ConvertKit. Grab your 14 day free trial today!

Client Management
Dubsado allows me to keep all my client management in one place. It organizes my clients, allows me to send contracts and proposals, customize all my client’s forms, send easy to pay invoices, has a built in client portal, has an easy to use scheduler, and allows me to create custom workflows to make it all work seamlessly. It’s also 100% free for up to 3 clients! To upgrade to the full version, grab 20% off your first month (or year) with code riseandgrind

Legal

Legal Forms
Are you struggling to get your legal forms up to date on your website? Do you need legal forms for your business? Amira at A Self Gura and her team have created some amazing, easy to use, comprehensive legal bundles to help your business. I loved how super simple they were to fill out and place on my website!

Stock Photos

Katie Harp Creative
With the styled stock membership from Katie Harp Creative, you get hundreds of styled stock photos, Canva design templates, quote posts, and more for one low price! 💵 Join now and get access to hundreds of styled stock photos and design templates for your biz!

Ivory Mix
Easily create social media content to grow your business in less time, without the hours of work and overwhelm. Includes: 10,000+ exclusive stunning photos and Canva templates, 100+ fresh photos and Canva templates added monthly, 1500+ strategic content ideas, 700+ caption templates, 30+ workshops for content creators, 30 video templates/stock videos, some products have resale rights, and VIP member’s bonus.

FeatherBlue Studios
Shannon has a set of 10 FREE stock photos you can download as well as stock photo bundles you can purchase.

Her shop also has several different photo bundles for purchase as well.