You need more than just fabulous design to run your business. Here are some of my favorite resources and businesses to help you get it done!



James Hafner | WordPress sites

Lindsey Johnson | WordPress sites

Erin Flynn | WordPress sites

Made to Thrive | WordPress sites

Outlaw Creative | Squarespace sites


project management

Trello | free for basic account

Asana | free for basic account

Basecamp | monthly fee



HelloSign | three free signatures per month

EchoSign | free trial, then subscription


accounting & money management

Amy Northard, CPA | accountant for creatives (my CPA – she’s the best!)

Pancake | proposals, invoicing, and client management

Wave | free service for accounting & invoicing

Freshbooks | monthly service for accounting, invoicing, time tracking



Boomerang | schedule emails or set reminders

Inbox Pause | stops new emails from coming to your inbox for a set amount of time

Streak | inbox organizer



Acuity | schedule calls or paid time with lots of customization

Calendly | schedule calls and meetings


stock photos & graphics

Death to the Stock Photo | a monthly pack of non-gimicky photos

Unsplash | beautiful hi-res photos

Gratisography | free photo source

The Noun Project | a huge collection of simple icons

Creative Market | huge collection of graphics, fonts, backgrounds, and more


hosting & domains

Flywheel | hosting for WordPress sites (what I use!)

A Small Orange | shared or business plans

Site Ground | shared or business plans

Hover | great place to purchase domains


media training & resume services

Media Bombshell | learn how to speak about your business in interviews & video

Allie Hofer, Out of Office Notes | HR professional & resume expert



Moo | business cards, stickers, stationery (get 10% off your first order)

Stationery HQ | basic printing for cards, prints, and products