A list of tools & resources for freelancers, consultants, and service providers.

Essential CX Toolbox

Done-for-you templates for DIY bosses

Tired of being stuck on how to set up Dubsado or HoneyBook? Want to know the right things to say to new leads and clients? Ready to focus on connecting with your audience knowing everything is running smoothly in the backend?

Get instant access to done-for-you templates to help you improve your client experience!

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Admin & Sales 

Client Management/CRM: HubSpotZoho CRMBonsaiAND.COHoneyBook17HatsDubsadoStreak CRM

Invoicing/Accounting: WaveQuickbooksChargebeeFreshBooksBonsaiHarvestXeroExpensifyZoho InvoiceQuarterly Tax Calculator

Project ManagementTrelloAsana

Scheduling: CalendlySetmoreAcuitySquare Appointments

Contracts/Signing: DocracyHelloSignShake LawNotarizeDocsketch

Proposals: HoneyBookBonsaiDubsadoProposifyBidsketch

Payment Processing: StripeSquarePayPalAzloPayPal Business

File Management: DropboxGoogle DriveG SuiteBackblaze

Customer Support: Help ScoutHelpDeskZendesk

Process Management: Process.stNotionEvernoteDropbox PaperGoogle Docs

Payroll: WaveGusto


Digital Marketing

Email management: G SuiteStreak CRMMissiveHubSpot

Email Marketing: ConvertKitMailchimpMailerliteHubSpot

Social media marketing: BufferHootsuiteCoScheduleRecurpostSmarterqueueOn Course SocialHappy Subscribers Kit  

Content Management:  WordPress.orgWordPress.comSquarespaceContentfulHubspotCarrd

Content CreationNotionEvernoteDropbox PaperGoogle DocsSliteLibreOffice

Domains: Google DomainsNamecheap, Namechk (check domain availability)

WordPress Hosting + Tools: SitegroundBluehostFlywheelStudioPress ThemesWP Fix It

Business Tools

Productivity: TogglHarvest, ZapierStationFabriq

Password Management: LastPass1Password, Bitwarden

Communication: SlackZoomG

Other Tools & Resources

Training: How to Project Manage Online CoursesTrello For BusinessCreate a Sales Page in a Day, Financial Starter Kit

Screen Recording: LoomScreencast-o-maticOpen Broadcaster SoftwareLicecapVoice to TextOtter

Find Work:  CrunchbaseCraigslistUpworkFreelancerLinkedInLocalSoloRemotePandaGuru, Fiverr

Design: CanvaSketchAdobe Spark

Stock Photos: UnsplashPexelsCreative Market

Web Tools: VPN – Private Internet Access, ProtonVPN

Recommended: Systemology, Traction, The E-Myth, Rocketbook Panda Planner