We are frequently asked if we know about a tool that can do “X” or a service that offers “Y”. This list is a collection of the resources we recommend the most. Some of these are affiliate links but most of them aren’t (we didn’t compile this list to earn affiliate revenue). If you do sign up for one of these services, please use the link on this page so you can help us stay stocked up on coffee at the office.
Email marketing from GetResponse. Send email newsletters, campaigns, online surveys and autoresponders. Simple, easy interface. Free sign up. Monthly fees based on volume. Use our link and you’ll start with a $30 credit. getresponse.com (affiliate link)
Appointment scheduling software for small businesses. Accept appointments with an online scheduler on your website and Facebook. Free trial. fullslate.com (affiliate link)
Accept credit cards on your iPhone, Android or iPad. No monthly fees. 2.75% per transaction. Next-day deposits. squareup.com
Marketing and mailing lists from InfoUSA. InfoUSA maintains a large database of consumer and business lists and detailed information for marketing campaigns. Their mailing lists are more expensive than lists from Click2Mail.com, but the lists are larger and more comprehensive. infousa.com
Direct mail & postcard marketing made simple & fast. One low price includes the direct mail piece and postage. quantumpostcards.com
At ThemeForest you can buy and sell HTML templates as well as themes for popular CMS products like WordPress, Joomla and Drupal with prices ranging from just $5 up to $40. Items are priced on the complexity, quality and use of the file. The site is home to a bustling community of web designers and developers and is the biggest marketplace of its kind. themeforest.net (affiliate link)
TimeStation is an easy-to-use time and attendance system that runs on iPhone, iPad, or on the website. Employees can punch In & Out in less than a second. Managers can see who’s in and run time and attendance reports anytime. Free for up to 10 employees. mytimestation.com