Resources to Help You Run Your Business

Tools I keep in my arsenal. Plus some bonuses for you!

Running a business requires having some must-have tools to help you function. Here are some tools that I use or highly recommended to help you get your business life back in order!

* some of these links are affiliate links which are FREE to you. I also note if you get any additional bonuses for using them 🙂

Tools to Keep The Conversation Going


Accuity – In order to eliminate the back and forth of planning calls I use Accuity to help me schedule chats and client conversations. It’s easy to use and quickly sets up calls effortlessly. You can read more about my thoughts on setting up call here!

Video Chats

Zoom – I love using Zoom for video calls I can easily share my screen, record calls and integrate it with some of my favorite applications. Plus it’s user-friendly and the customer service is great!

Want To Get The News Out?

Email Marketing

Mailerlite – Is great to help deliver awesome content to your reader. Plus you get FREE automation that you can use to streamline your emails and provide excellent freebies to your audience.

Social Media

Boardbooster – helps keep my Pinterest account fresh by constantly cycling my pins its super affordable each month and I don’t have to worry about my Pinterest account going quiet.

Tailwind – I love tailwind for helping me to schedule my pins and for playing in Tribes! It also provides me great analytics on what my boards and pins are doing for my account.  Join my tribe of designers called “The Design Tribe” request your invite here!

SmarterQueue – ever wished you could just load up your content such as tweets and have the content recycle over without worrying about filling up the queue again? Well, that’s where SmarterQueue comes in! You just load it and set and forget it plus it has a ton of useful features such as analytics to track performance! *Sign up using my link and you get a 30 day FREE trial versus the standard 14 days!

Help Your Clients Love You

Client Management

Dubsado – I needed a software program that could handle invoicing, proposals and contracts all in one. I like to keep things simple and plus its better for my clients to not have to deal with multiple platforms just so w can work together! Enters Dubsado with their amazing platform and fabulous customer service. I now can easily get documents to my clients fast and in a professional manner! Use my code: “themaycreative” and get 20% off your first month or yearly price!

Getting Paid

Square – has great payment processing and reasonable timeframes to receive payment.

Great Hosts For WordPress


Siteground – for my WordPress peeps a good host is essential to have the best experience online. Siteground offers some great benefits such as Free transfers and SSL.

Flywheel – Provides amazing support for creatives and has a easy to use interface that make aesthetic snobs swoon.

Need A Theme?

GeneratePress – Is lightweight, easy to use and fast! You can create any website you like with GeneratePress. It’s what I use and I love it!

A Must Have For Your Design Business

Unstoppable Expedition – Ever wanted to know how to handle positioning your design business or setting up a Welcome Packet. Well Erin covers all that plus more in the Expedition. Its exclusively for Designers and Developers to help us get our business life in order!

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