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Starting the business all those years ago was an upward hike. Through tons of trial & error, we’ve found a few amazing resources that we keep going back to time & time again. Here is a curated list of some great resources to get you on the right track wherever your starting point, without all the time & effort to dig up the gold.

Website basics

Website Hosting

We have been working with Siteground since Studio3B opened and they are the studio go-to when it comes to WordPress website hosting. Their customer support is almost instant, which is priceless. (Use our affiliate link below) 

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Website Platform

43% of the web is built on WordPress (Nov 22). It is the world’s most popular website builder. More bloggers, small businesses, and Fortune 500 companies use WordPress than all other options combined, because its easy to use & incredibly professional.

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WordPress Developer

SiteOrigin is a drag & drop page builder & theme company for WordPress. We use SiteOrigin Premium for all our client sites and our own. Highly recommended for all independent website owners when they want to run the sites themselves.

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Working with clients

File Storage

Store & share project files all in one place with Google Drive. Files sync automatically across devices. Share spreadsheets and make live changes with your team on the fly.

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Passwords

Share and store passwords securely and privately with LastPass. Generate strong passwords that protect against hacking. and… it’s free.

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Notes, Planning & more

Remember everything with your digital notes, tasks, and schedule all in one place. Evernote can get you organised. Got a great idea for your client, write it down & share it with them.

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Making Appointments

No more back and forth to book appointments needed. Amelia works 24/7 to make sure your customers can book appointments or events and pay online, even while you sleep.

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Video Conferencing

Trusted by professionals worldwide, Zoom can help you connect with your clients when they aren’t in the room. Video calls made easy. Host group calls, events, break-out rooms, it’s all at your fingertips.

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Keeping in touch

Telegram connects across the globe instantly. Its a business essential to have a direct line to your clients. Even create a group to post your content and gain followers and attention that can lead to growth and sales. Yes, please.

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Digital Asset Libraries

Stock Imagery

Freepik is one of the industry-leading (free) stock asset providers. Find and download high-resolution photos, seasonal marketing vectors, custom icons and more.

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Icon Sets

Flaticon gives access to 8.6m+ vector icons. Download free icons for your projects in PNG, SVG, EPS, PSD & CSS formats. This is one of the studio’s go-to when starting to concept a basic icon set for your business.

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Stock Video

Looking for a video background for your … Rights-free & Creative Commons video, free to download & use can support your presentation or social media post stand out among the crowd

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Education

Brand Archetypes

Successful brands have a strong sense of identity. Find your voice and connect to the audience you wish to attract. Carl Jung knew a thing or two about archetypes, now you can too. Thanks Sparkol!

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Free online training

Lynda is a free online training resource on almost any topic, from business to design to web development and more. Free trial available for 30 days.

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DIY Website Library

WordPress has tons of resources and articles to get you started when you feel like doing it yourself. Get up-to-date information on everything web, from SEO to theme, e-commerce & more.

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Marketing

Email Marketing

The intuitive interface of MailerLite makes it easy to send one-time emails or setup automations. grow your audience & drive revenue. Free for up to 1000 subscribers with email support (Mon-Fri) or upgrade for 24/7 support.

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Social Media Scheduling

Map out upcoming posts & captions with Later. Free for up to 30 posts per month, with auto-publishing available on the free plan as well. Automate your posts so you can get back to focusing on your community interactions.

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Freelance Marketeers

Marketing your business doesnt have to be expensive & take tons of your time. Leave it up to professionals / full-timers. We’ve found great results on Fiverr, yet you must do the work to search out the gems!

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Request a Discovery Call

Why spend all that time building a site when you can delegate it to a professional and focus on what you do best in your business. Want a results-driven website built on a firm foundation of brand & marketing strategy? Set-up a call with Brian today.