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Must have business tools
Project Management – Asana
No matter who we work with – bloggers, coaches, photographers, creatives, educators – the first thing we always recommend is getting a project management tool set up. Asana is our absolute favourite + we use it to organise everything from running multiple businesses, to staying on top of our chores + cleaning rota! The best thing is, it’s free!
If you want help getting your projects, processes + systems set up, we can help.
Content Calendar, Spreadsheets + So Much More – Airtable
We’re big fans of spreadsheets here at Organise + Grow which is why we absolutely LOVE Airtable. You can do so much with it like adding attachments + files, creating calendars, running a team, managing finances, managing your launch strategy + much, much more. Join for free now.
Planner (Paper) – Passion Planner
There’s nothing quite like writing your plans down on paper. This year we wanted to get really intentional + strategic with our plans (including getting Mark working for the biz full-time which was a 3-year plan that we achieved in just 4 months!) I (Dani) love the Passion Planner as it helps me stay on track with monthly goals + daily tasks, plus I love writing on paper! Get 10% off your Passion Planner here.
Legal + Finances
Legal Templates – The Contract Shop
Keeping your business legal should be pretty high up on your list of priorities. To make sure that everything O+G does is done the right way, we get our templates from The Contract Shop. Why? Because everything there is prepared by a Lawyer + can be easily customised to your biz.
Some of the templates you might find particularly useful are:
Checkout System – Thrivecart
Create high converting checkout pages, upsells + affiliate campaigns with Thrivecart. It makes increasing profit easy by offering one-click upsells + product bump offers, plus embed your checkout anywhere to increase sales! Thrivecart also makes it really easy to set up + manage your own affiliate program (see below for more info on creating your own program)
Images + Graphics
Images – Styled Stock Society
Wondering where we got all of the gorgeous images on this website + our social media accounts from? They’re all from the incredibly talented Elle at Styled Stock Society. Join the membership today for access to over 2,000 stock images in a range of colours + styles to suit everyone!
Canva Social Media Templates – Bluchic
If you’re using Canva, make your life SO much easier by investing in these gorgeous templates from Bluchic. This pack includes templates for:
Instagram posts with content upgrades
Pinterest post with content upgrade
Instagram stories post
Instagram stories post with content upgrade
Instagram stories webinar
Instagram stories quote
Instagram stories sale
Facebook + Twitter posts
Facebook + Twitter posts with content upgrade
Twitter header + content upgrade button!
Creating + Selling Digital Products + Courses
Podia is where we house all of our digital products from free courses to paid products. It’s super easy to use, reasonably priced + offers an built-in affiliate program tool (great for starting your own program but you should also check out Zoe Linda’s Affiliate Program Toolkit below for how to get started). You can use Podia for digital products, courses + memberships. Join Podia today here.
If you’re not interested in selling courses or memberships but you do want to sell other digital products, SendOwl is a great option. We used this to sell ebooks when we first started our business a few years ago. It’s affordable + easy to use, plus it’s a trustworthy name to your audience. Get started with SendOwl today.
Email Marketing – Convertkit
No matter what kind of business you are running, you need an email list! Convertkit is our go-to email marketing service provider + we use it on 3 different businesses of our own! It has an easy to use form builder, endless automation options + great reporting functions. Start your free trial now.
Quiz Creator – TryInteract
Everybody loves a quiz, there’s no getting away from that! So it should be no surprise that creating a quiz for your audience to take is a great way to gain more subscribers for your email list. Our favourite tool for creating online quizzes that integrate with your chosen email marketing service provider is TryInteract. Try it now for free.
Opt-in Templates – Vanessa Ryan + Basil & Bark
We have so much love for Vanessa + Alysha (there’s more about their templates below!) But both of them create amazing opt-in templates from opt-in buttons + workbooks to ebooks + planners – perfect for enticing people onto your email list! Check out Vanessa’s templates here + Alysha’s templates here.
Creating Your Own Affiliate Program – Zoe Linda’s Affiliate Program Toolkit
If you sell digital products + courses, one of the easiest ways to make more sales is to start an affiliate program. That way, other people market + sell your products for you! My amazing friend, Zoe, has created a toolkit to show you every step of creating your own affiliate program, finding people to join your program + how to look after them once they join. It includes lots of tech guides, as well as templates to help you get off to a flying start. Get the toolkit now.
This toolkit goes perfectly with Basil & Bark’s affiliate promo pack templates too!