Posts tagged resources & tools
75+ Tools & Resources for Your Online Business

I suffer from shiny object syndrome so you don't have to. I love exploring SaaS (software as a service), tech resources, and online tools, to find out what works best for your small businesses and your budget.

And when I remember, I love sharing that info with you. But in the past, I've just shared links, images, and info in one-off posts or a newsletter. But for the longest time, I've wanted to compile a list of all of the tools I use and recommend to my clients as a resource for you all in one place - and I've finally done it!

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5 New to Me Tech Resources to Make Your Life Easier

As you may or may not know, one of my very favorite things to do is to investigate apps, SaaS (software as a service), and resources to help make your life easier! Below are 5 new recent tech discoveries you might find helpful in your everyday life, both business and personal.

In case you missed it, I put together a giant list of all of the tools and SaaS I use and recommend to my clients, you can find that here.

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My 6 Favorite Instagram Tools

It's no surprise that Instagram is the darling of the creative world when it comes to social media platforms. It's instinctually creative by nature, it's fun to use, and the community there feels like the culture of old blogs.

Instagram has come a long way in its development as a social media platform and it continues to grow. It's become increasingly dynamic with live video, Stories, direct messaging, advertising, longer video in the feed, and more is on the way. As the platform grows so does its community, and with it reach for your business.

Below are my the tools I use in my Instagram planning. Keep in mind, I love getting to know different apps and learning to use different technology - s0 by no means am I advocating that you use every single one of these apps and resources. Take what you need and leave the rest. I think they're all great, and each offer something valuable to building your content strategy.

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Workaholism & My Slow Road to Real Productivity

I was a workaholic for years and years. It was something that I took pride in for a very long time.

I knew on some level that it was an issue for me: that I worked too long of a day, that it cut into my personal and social life, that it left me feeling empty in other areas of my life. Yet, I just assumed those were the only issues — and once I got this one thing done, I could deal with those areas.

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More Awesome Stock Image Sites!

Stock images have come a long way!

At the beginning of the month I wrote a post sharing 4 of my favorite stock image sites I use for my own content. Since I wrote that post, I've been introduced to a two more great sites, so I figured I'd round out that list with them and a few other sites I didn't mention in my last post. Plus, considering I just wrote a fun post utilizing Canva to make graphics, I thought it would be a good time to share these other resources.

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Create Your Own Beautiful Graphics with Canva

Yesterday, I joined social media dashboard company, Buffer on their relatively new, and very inspiring #BufferChat on Twitter.

This is the 3rd week they've held it and every week I come away with great productivity tools, and new people to follow on Twitter! Today they had guest, Peg Fitzpatrick, Head of Social Strategy at Canva, a relatively free drag and drop design platform.

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