Note: Some of the links below are my affiliate links which just means that I receive a small commission when someone makes a purchase. I only share links to tools/resources that I truly love and by using these links won't cost you anything extra! In fact, you will likely save money.
My CRM of choice due to its robust features and ability to customize forms. The first 3 clients are free and you can save 20% with my link below.
I couldn't recommend Showit enough for building your service website on! It's easy to use and allows for you to customize as much or as little as you want.
Notion is a workspace that I personally love for all of my notes, documents, & project management. This is how I keep track of goals, content plan, tasks for each day, etc.
If the legal side of your business seems overwhelming, check out these templates that make it so easy to get legit. From contracts to website policies and more!
Creative Market is my go-to place to source fonts & graphics but they also have a large library of design assets like stock images, templates, and so much more!
Canva is a really easy-to-use design platform if Adobe seems overwhelming to you! They have so many resources & templates for quick, easy designs.
Semrush is a great way to see how your SEO, social media, and marketing avenues are performing by providing detailed reports & suggestions for improvement.
Ubbersuggest is a great way to conduct keyword research so you know what keywords will help improve your SEO for your website.
Use Planoly to plan out and schedule all of your social media content. I love that you can see your instagram grid before posting so you can plan out a pretty feed.
MailerLite is a really great option if you're dipping your toes into email marketing and wanting to give it a try! They have a free option to start.
My personal favorite email marketing is Flodesk because of how easy it is to make custom, beautiful designs for your emails and opt-in forms.
ConvertKit is another great email marketing option and has all the functionality to market, grow, and manage your email subscribers.
You've worked on creating your website and you're in need of more engagement, inquiries, and bookings then it's time schedule an assessment with your website doctor (hi, that's me!) to give you a detailed diagnosis so you know exactly how to see better results.
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Links to resources/tools I recommend for you
60 minute call with me to go over notes & questions
Get access to Taylor's proven roadmap to become an ideal client magnet, booking out your calendar, and grow to full time photography success!
For photographers looking for a hands-on mentorship to take your business to the next level.
Moyo is my go-to for stock images and mockups to show off client projects with! They have such beautiful options to choose from.
I offer coaching calls for designers dipping their toes into starting their own business. We can chat about booking & managing clients, design critique and more!
A full library of Showit templates, canvases, mockups, and more to help you create a site for your clients or template shop so much faster!
Jen Wagner creates stunning fonts and is a great resource to find that perfect font you've been searching for your design project.
Styled Stock Society is a membership that allows you access to hundreds of stock images, videos, social media graphics & content, and so much more!
Sourced Co. is another really great resource for stock images, especially for designers with a target audience in the wedding industry.
Stop letting LinkTree (or similar platforms) hurt your business. Create a branded experience, access and analyze data, and reap the SEO gold with a link page on your own website. Grab the free template below to use on your Showit website.
Inside this guide you'll find tips you can implement for your website right away to lay a strong SEO foundation and start seeing better SEO results to help organic leads easily find your site in Google searches.
If you have a small shop, around 10-15 products or less, I highly recommend using Thrivecart on your Showit site to embed a cart and checkout experience. You can also host a course through Thrivecart and affiliates as well! I love that it’s just a one time fee when you sign up.
If you have more than 10-15 products, Shopify is going to be the best website platform for you with vast options and apps to allow for the functionality and needs your shop has.