Resources for Entrepreneurs

Domain + Hosting

1.NameCheap (Hands down my favorite on price and service). My typical order is the domain, value hosting, and an SSL certificate.

Project Management

17 Hats   Please note that this is a referral code. Using this link will get 10% off your annual subscription.

Email Marketing

MailChimp  My favorite because many of the features are free until you reach a certain level of subscribers.

WordPress Theme

Divi by Elegant Themes Proudly, Divi is the only theme I use on WordPress. I am continually impressed with the design and updates. I think you will be too. This is an affiliate link.

 

WordPress Plugins

Monster Insights Connects with Google Analytics and provides helpful information as to your website traffic, popular posts and pages, and where traffic is coming from.

Easy Social Icons This is the easiest way to connect your social media profiles on WordPress.

Bloom Email Optin forms with a lot of different options. It also connects directly to all the big email services like MailChimp.

AddThis Sharing blog articles is easy with this widget. I’ve noticed traffic increase on all the blogs using this plugin.

Photography

Unsplash Free and very quality images.

Adobe Stock If I can’t find something on Unsplash, I pay for images here.

Must Read

You Are a Bad Ass by Jen Sincero

The Power of Consistency: Prosperity Mindset Training for Sales and Business Professionals   by Weldon Long

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change by Stephen Covey

 

Social Media

Instagram

Facebook

LinkedIn

Twitter

 

Small Business Solutions

Small Business Administration

Score

Due

Bplans

 

Podcasts

Don’t Keep Your Day Job by Cathy Heller

School of Greatness 

Entrepreneurs On Fire 

Marketing Apps for Entrepreneurs

Typorama

Dropbox  Hold all your brilliant ideas in one spot. Dropbox integrates with different devices and you’ll have access to files on the go.

PhotoPad Create photo stories that you can promote on your website or social media.

Remembered, Respected, and Referred

My work in design and marketing has mainly been around professional services; lawyers, therapists, financial advisors and other "serious" professions. I've thrived as an artist in this environment because I understand the three critical elements that a new...

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Branding

The 8 Archetypes of Branding Innovation – Captures the imagination of the unknown. Great for attracting clients with FOMO (fear of missing out). It's also a promise to stay new and fresh. Craftsmanship – Celebrates history and culture. The opposite of...

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NEW: All websites need a SSL Certificate

Google's new crusade to change how people build websites is SSL Certificates. As online marketers, we've seen the trend of Google incentivizing best practices by having things like a mobile version of a website, and then adding structured data. The newest incentive...

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Lacey Jayne Portrait

Hello! I’m Lacey, and this is Highly Anticipated. I’ve been working with businesses since 2015, creating a marketing strategy, design and websites. While I work with a lot of small law firms, my services are ideal for professionals such as coaches, accountants, financial professionals, and real estate agents.

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