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Last updated: 10/21/2020
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The below lists should not be interpreted as in “rank order.” They are for informational purposes only.
Bluehost is a web host that we used for a long time. They offer many (affordable) plans that are good for entrepreneurs/new businesses to enterprise-sized companies! Plus, they have a lot of neat integrations!
SiteGround’s web hosting services are well known, and their customer service is pretty impeccable! After all, if you look into their company culture, how could they not? Plus, we’ve used them during a couple of client projects.
Like some of the other web hosts, we’ve used them in different client projects. And guess what? They’re pretty stellar! Plus, they consistently rank in the 4-5 star range across multiple review sites and offer some of the least expensive shared hosting plans on the market!
Pssst: GreenGeeks may or may not be our current web host (check the badge at the bottom of this page!) And guess what? We couldn’t be happier! Not only is their customer service quick and to the point, but their dashboard is super intuitive and easy to use. Plus, you can help reduce carbon emissions 24/7/365!
Here is the link for the affiliated web hosts section.
Social Media Tools
Tailwind is a great social media tool to help create, schedule, and automatically (or manually) post Pins to Pinterest. They’ve also (recently) started to help work with Instagram posts! Also, we currently use them and love the insights they provide! Check out why you might want to consider *Tailwind (for Pinterest and/or Instagram) compared to some of the other social media management tools out there.
We’ve also created an affiliate section specifically for social media tools!
In the past, Square was known (to many small businesses) as THE mobile payment company that had a smartphone card reader or “swipe-y thing that you put into your phone’s headphone jack. -Oh, 2011.“
Fast forward to now, and Square has evolved into a Point-of-Sale powerhouse!
Need help with payroll? Check. Looking for better team management or time-tracking? Check. Want new invoicing or marketing assistance? Check. How about all of the above, but keep it cost-effective for even the smallest-of-the-small companies? CHECK!
We also have an affiliate page dedicated to POS Systems!
Digital Writing Tools
When it comes to editing and proofreading, Grammarly is a lifesaver. Now, don’t get this tool confused with autocorrect or spellcheck. Grammarly is MUCH more than that! Not only does it have those types of functionality, but they use artificial intelligence and natural language processing to generate grammar suggestions. They even have a plagiarism checker!
Here is where you can find more info about the writing apps and other digital writing tools affiliate programs that we’ve joined!
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Content Delivery Networks
StackPath (formerly MaxCDN) is a Content Delivery Network (CDN). If you’re not familiar with what those are or how they help improve website speed, check out this post. For a quick overview, you connect them to a website, and the site’s content also gets stored on their server network. They don’t replace your regular server, though. They’re connected to your site, and they store its (published) content onto their global network, so (no matter where someone lives) if they pull it up, it’ll load faster.
Why did we become affiliated with and also endorse StackPath? Impeccable customer service, and it’s easy to use (compared to some of the free services out there.) Also, check out our affiliate links section for CDNs
RescueTime is a great time-tracking and productivity tool for small businesses and entrepreneurs alike. If you’ve ever wondered where your time goes or how to improve team productivity, RescueTime can help (down to the second)! Plus, they have other great features like setting specific tracking times, set productivity goals, implement “focus time” notifications, and much more! Better yet, *RescueTime is affordable, easy to use, and effective. Jarred (UGH! Media’s web strategist) has been using it for years! In 2020, he upgraded to the pro version and is in the midst of creating a blog post about it.
Check out our (growing) affiliate page specifically for productivity apps!
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