This resource page was created so that you can take a look at the tools and resources that I use or recommend. I use quite a few of the resources below and recommend and trust the ones that I am not currently using. Some of these resources are free and some are at a premium; take a look around and only use the ones that you believe will help you in your mission.
Buffer– Looking for an APP that helps you schedule and manage your social media like Twitter , FaceBook and LinkedIn; then this is a nice one.
Evernote– This is a nice APP that helps you organize your work. With it you can take and track notes and save a number of things that you find online.
Boss Jock– This is a nice APP that you can download on your MAC or IOS device . With this APP you can record podcast and include intros/outros background music; bumpers and more.
AUDIO EDITING AND ENHANCEMENTS
Adobe Audition– My audio editing tool choice for my podcast.
Audacity-This is a free open source audio editor and can be used on both the Window and MAC.
Music Radio Creative– One of the best Custom Audio On Demand services out there. They do DJ Drops; Radio Imaging; Podcast Jingles; Business Audio and much more
Live Plan– Officers a quick and easy solution to drafting up a business plan. The one and only business plan software that I have used and highly recommend; by Palo Alto.
Drop Box– is a file hosting and file synchronization service where you can upload and store your data. You can start with a free account and then purchase a premium packages if you need more space.
Google Drive– is a file storage and synchronization service created by Google. With this service you can store files in the cloud, share files, and edit documents, spreadsheets, and presentations with collaborators. You can start with a free account and then purchase a premium packages if you need more space.
SugarSync– is another nice cloud storage service; here you can synchronize your of files across computers and other devices for file backup, access, syncing, and sharing from a variety of operating systems, such as Android, iOS, Mac OS X, and Windows devices.
Contact 7– With this WordPress plugin you can manage multiple contact forms, and you can customize the form and the mail contents flexibly with simple markup.
Gravity Forms-This is a nice Premium WordPress plugin that creates great looking contact forms that you can place on your website.
Contact Form Builder by Webdorado- With this WordPress plugin you can manage multiple contact forms, and you can customize the form. They offer a free version with premium upgrades if needed.
DESK TOP PUBLISHING
Canva-Is one of the best graphic design web tools. You can quickly and easily design graphics for your Social Media site; ADs and more
Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop-These two graphic editors are the industry standard. The seventeenth version of Adobe’s Creative Suites are part of the Creative Cloud (CC) and for a monthly fee you can have access to several of the Adobe Suite software.
Cover Action pro– This is the absolute best software for creating amazing 3D book covers. I have been using Cover Action Pro for several years and I love it. Not only can you create amazing book covers you can also create reports, 3 ring binders, software boxes, DVD cases, Gift Cards, Busies Cards, CD Jewel Cases, Compact Disc Bundles & Study Courses, Web Graphics and more! Requires and works on Adobe Photoshop.
Fotor-This is a nice Photo Editor to perform quick and simple task like adding border and text to your image. This is available for use on your desktop or as an app for your phone.
Photoshop Express– This is another nice Photo Editor that performs simple task. Can be used on a your table, Mac and Windows 8 and above.
PayPal– is an online payments system and is one of the largest money transfers serve and internet payment systems.
Woo Commerce– is an open source e-commerce plugin for WordPress. It is designed for small to large-sized online merchants using WordPress.
Dreamhost– is a web hosting provider, re-seller, virtual private server, dedicated web hosting and domain name registrar.
Hostgator – is a provider of shared, re-seller, virtual private server, dedicated web hosting and domain name registrar.
Libsyn– Liberated Syndication (Libsyn), per their website they pioneered the system to host and publish podcasts in 2004. And since then has grown to the largest leading podcast network. I use them to host my podcast and love them!
WP Engine-a very robust Web Hosting Service that provide shared re-seller, virtual private server, dedicated web hosting and more!
AWeber– s a company that provides email marketing and autoresponder software to small businesses worldwide. The primary AWeber features include email newsletters, autoresponders, sign up forms and RSS-to-email.
Constant Contact– is an online marketing company offering email marketing, social media marketing, online survey, event marketing, digital storefronts, and local deals tools, primarily to small businesses, nonprofit organizations, and membership associations.
MailChimp– is an email marketing service provider, that offers a free account to users with minimal needs and premium upgrades.
Infusion Soft-This is another great company that helps small businesses automate their email marketing service
Here are some of my favorite WordPress plug-ins:
Listen to your Podcast on your favorite Podcatcher:
ITunes– contrary to what you might have heard, you don’t have to have an IPod in order to listen to Podcast in ITunes. Simply go into ITunes and sign up for an account; search for your podcast and subscribe
Stitcher– For Android or IOS devices
Pocket cast– For Android, IOS and Windows
Instacast– For IOS devices
Beyondpod-Get this on Google Play
Ejunkie– provides shopping cart and buy now buttons to let you sell downloads and tangible goods on your website or blog, eBay and more.
Gumroad– Filmmakers, musicians, authors, designers, software developers, comedians, and creators of all types use Gumroad to sell products – mostly digital content like albums, films, ebooks, or tutorials – directly to consumers.
Selz– is perfect for selling digital downloads or video streaming. Easily sell downloads like eBooks, PDFs, games, or stream video tutorials.
Shopify– is a fully managed commerce platform that helps establish online businesses and provides retail point-of-sale systems for both online and offline companies. Shopify’s core features include the ability to manage products, inventory, customers, orders and discounts.
CD Baby– one of the leading global independent music distribution companies.
Camtasia– software is used for creating video tutorials and presentations directly via screencast, or via a direct recording plug-in to Microsoft PowerPoint.
Keynote (for mac)- Keynote for Mac makes it simple to create and deliver beautiful presentations. Updated for OS X Yosemite, Keynote employs powerful tools and dazzling effects that bring your ideas to life
VIDEO AND SLIDES/SHARE/BROADCASTING
Ustream.tv– is the platform that’s simple enough for beginners, yet flexible enough for experts. Broadcast to millions right from your browser, no technical experience or software download required — or craft a full-scale, multi-camera production utilizing our certified partner encoding and production hardware
Slideshare– allows users to easily upload and share presentations, infographics, documents, videos, PDFs, and webinars.
WordPress.com– is a blog web hosting service provider owned by Automattic, and powered by the open source WordPress software. It provides free blog hosting for registered users and is financially supported via paid upgrades.
WordPress.org– is a free and open-source blogging tool and a content management system (CMS) Features include a plugin architecture and a template system.
Blogger– is a blog-publishing service owned by Google that allows multi-user blogs with time-stamped entries. Generally, the blogs are hosted by Google at a subdomain of blogspot.com.
Elegant Themes-Wordpress Themes, very nice flag ship “Divi” theme.
Squarespace-Website development service
Theme Forrest.net–WordPress Themes
Tesla Themes-WordPress Themes
Disclosure: Please note that some of the items below are affiliate links and at no additional cost to you, I will earn a small commission; again only purchase the resources that are a good fit for you. Enjoy!