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My ultimate list of resources I compiled over the years. Whether you’re starting out as an entrepreneur or looking to improve your personal growth, these will definitely be helpful ELEVATE your life and ACCELERATE your business.

Clients often asks me for the tools or software I use. Let me save you the guesswork and share some of my recommended secret weapons that will help fast-track your success.

The list are ranked on my recommendation of tools I use, but I also provide an alternative choice if another option is a better solution for you.
I hope you can appreciate my time putting this together.



  • Must-Have-Tools
    These are the common for many entrepreneurs that are a must-have tools and software. I found these very helpful for my team and useful to run my business.
    • Dropbox – A must have to store large files and transfer big sized documents. Syncing your files in the cloud keeps it safe, you can access from any device. Use my link to get a bonus 500MB when you install dropbox.
    • Evernote – A note-taking app designed to collect and organize text, pictures, videos, and audio recordings. Notes are then backed up to the cloud and you can access from any platform.
    • AppSumo – Find the best software for any entrepreneur! A platform to get digital tools to grow and scale your business.
    • ProductHunt – My site to discover the latest mobile apps, software, websites, and technology in the market.
    • Acuity Scheduling – Need to an appointment managemnt system for your clients? This helps you schedule anything with payments and reminders.
    • Calendly – The modern scheduling platform that makes it easy for setting up appointments & take calls.
    • Pipedrive – A CRM tool (customer relationship management) for sales teams to manage and track contacts, leads and deals.
    • Grammarly – Need to improve your writing? AI-powered typing assistant checks spelling, grammar, punctuation, errors or mistakes on your sentences. Also detects plagiarism, and suggests replacements for improvement.
    • CoFounderLab – the largest startup community on the Internet. You can find a Co-founder or get funded to accelerate your business today.
    • GetHuman – I find this site useful! It offers free consumer tools for solving customer service problems with thousands of major companies.
  • Make A Plan
    Free Business Plans with hundreds of free business plans and sample business plans available online, you can have your own plan up and drafted in a single afternoon.
    • Bplans – The largest online collection of free sample business plans. Also provides helpful tools and guides to help you better manage your business.
    • Bplan’s Gallery of Samples – Over 500 examples of business plans.
    • Oprah’s One Page Template – Get one-page business plans for a small consulting business, a boutique clothing company and a nonprofit organization.
    • Score’s General Model Startup Template – Business plan template for a startup business, with instructions for each section and fillable worksheet.
    • Pitch Deck Hunt – Get inspired by viewing the pitching powerpoint of Uber, AirBnB, Shopify, Dropbox, etc.
  • Outsourcing
    Too busy to get everything done? Not enough time? One of the best way is to hire a freelancer or a virtual assistant that can help you get more done with a fraction of the cost!
    • Fiverr – Outsourcing for $5? Yup, it’s actually fair pay for workers in other countries. My favorite and highly recommended outsourcing service website for graphic design, illustrations, virtual assistance, web development, and more!
    • Upwork – A very popular platform to outsource online jobs. The biggest marketplace for employers and job seekers online.
    • Codeable – The ONLY WordPress freelancer platform, matching customers to the best WP experts to solve any WordPress problem.
    • FreeUp – They only accept 1% of freelance applicants that qualify for their tests then suggest them to an an employer if they have the required skills.
    • Freelancer – Second oldest platform in the market. It offers a wide variety of services such as web design, digital marketing, data entry, and more.
    • Legiit – A freelancing marketplace specializing in SEO, but you can find dozen of other categories.
    • 99designs – Imagine getting dozens of designers competing to create your logo or graphic. Yup, you’ll have so many choices, but you select one winner.
    • Design Crowd – Create a project of the design type that you need, t-shirt, logo, etc., and you’ll receive a design from multiple designers. This gives you multiple designs to choose from and you get to pick and choose whichever one you like.
    • Gigster – Your go-to platform if you need an experienced coder to build software, application, or other tech product for your business.
    • PeoplePerHour – A reliable freelance website to look for a wide range of worldwide talents.
    • Guru – One of the oldest freelance platforms that provides different skills and expertise, mostly in programming, writing, and design.
    • *BONUS: ThumbTack – Not exactly a freelance gig for your digital or remote work…BUT if you ever need a local professional to work on your office to do a repair, setup, clean, etc. Use this!

    • SweetProcess – Document processes, procedures and tasks in one place so you can stay focused on growing your business.
    • – A no-code, simple process and workflow management for your team’s recurring work..
  • Team Work
    In today’s current world, a lot of jobs are done by many remote work online. To collaborate with your team, here are some tools that might help everyone be more efficient together.
    • Monday – This helps with operations, project management, sales & CRM, design, and more workflows.
    • Slack – Bring all your communication together in one place. It’s real-time messaging, archiving, and search for modern teams.
    • Asana – Designed to help teams track their work. This application streamlines the management of daily activities and large-scale projects, providing our team with a versatile and user-friendly platform.
    • Basecamp – Teams use Basecamp to keep track of assignments, work together on documents, plan projects, chat, and more. It’s built for teams to be efficient and get things done without wasting time or putting in overtime.
    • Zoom – A cloud-based video conferencing service you can use to virtually meet with others – either by video or audio-only or both, all while conducting live chats – and it lets you record those sessions to view later.
    • Salesforce – An industry-leading CRM that can be used for many different sales automation needs in virtually any industry. It’s best for large or scaling businesses that need a very customizable solution.
  • Suppliers & Manufacturers
    List of some great suppliers, vendors, manufacturers for your business.
    • ThomasNet – North America’s number one industrial sourcing platform and marketing powerhouse.
    • AliExpress – A popular online store for buying products from China at much cheaper prices than Amazon and other similar services. Most dropshippers started off with this, but shipping can be slow from oversea.
    • AliBaba – Manufacturers and wholesalers from China that can give you wonderful low cheap pricing to make your products to be sold elsewhere. Great for FBA business models.


  • E-Commerce Website
    Sell stuff online by joining the most popular online marketplaces or go the DIY route and create your own e-commerce website and collect payments yourself.
    • Shopify My #1 highly recommended e-commerce platform for selling online. It has apps & tools to enhance your store. Smoothest experience, save time, go for this!
    • Etsy (marketplace)Highly recommended too, lots of engaged shoppers and free traffic. Sell your handmade or vintage products on Etsy and reach millions of buyers around the world.
    • SquareSpace – Everything you need to easily create, market, and sell your own online courses.
    • Ecwid – An e-commerce platform that focuses on selling your goods in as many marketplaces as possible. The service lets you create an online storefront, and embed it on other platforms via plug-ins.
    • Big CartelIf you’re on a budget, get this. Build a FREE online store, sell in-person and run your creative business from one platform.
    • WooCommerceCustomizable e-commerce platform for building your online business. Integrates seamlessly with WordPress.
  • Website Building Platforms
    Every business must have a website as an open door homepage to their service or online store.
    • Elementor #1 for me. This website you’re on right now is designed and hosted by Elementor. Great builder with drag-n-drop tools connected with WordPress.
    • SimvolyClean and easy to use website builder platform. Sell and setup email automation too!
    • StrikinglySet up a beautiful, free website in under 30 minutes.
    • WordPressWordPress is free and powers 27% of the web. This is the most common for blogs.
    • SquareSpaceEasy to use and a very popular website builder among many with many features.
    • WeeblyWebsite builder, e-commerce platform and marketing tools—all in one place. Integrated with Square.
    • WixWebsite builder with unlimited pages, 500MB storage, secure hosting, drag-n-drop editor and mobile site.
    • NameCheap (domain)My favorite place to buy url domain. It’s the cheapest and Free Whois protection & private domain registration.
    • GoDaddy (domain) The most common place on the internet to purchase a url domain from .com to .org and more.
    • HostGator (hosting)If you are running a website on a platform like WordPress, you need hosting. This one is my favorite.
    • BlueHost (hosting)This is also a good hosting for your website that I would recommend.
  • SEO & Optimization
    If you want to rank higher on search engines and try to be on the first page of Google when someone searches for you, SEO Optimization is a must!
    • Semrush – Do SEO, content marketing, competitor research, PPC and social media marketing from just one platform.
    • Serpstat – I also like this platform for growth hacking by for keyword research and spying on competitor analysis.
    • SE RankingAll-inclusive SEO software. For small business, SEO pros, digital agencies. For any project, any level, any budget.
  • Teach & Sell Courses Online
    Online courses are flexible, customizable and infinitely profitable. These online learning platforms help take all the organizational elements off your plate.
    • Teachable – Build a beautiful course website and control your branding, student data, and pricing in one place.
    • Thinkific – Everything you need to easily create, market, and sell your own online courses.
    • Kajabi – A platform that helps creators manage, monetize, and create content online.
    • Skillshare – A global learning community. Take one of thousands of online classes or teach one yourself.
    • Udemy – Udemy helps with distribution, customer service and payment processing.
    • Podia – A platform is easy to use for beginer users to create and sell online courses, memberships, and downloads.
  • Payment Gateways
    Get paid! Whether you sell stuff online or offline at a booth, you need some sort of payment gateway to accept credit cards. Everyone pays differently, so you might consider using each method.
    • Square – My #1 recommendation for merchant, especially offline sales at booths. Accepts all major credit cards fast and quick with NFC mobile tap to receive pyament. You can sell online via Square’s website too!
    • Venmo – A favorite among many because it’s convenient and most people already are using this to send cash virtually.
    • StripeA fully integrated suite of payments mostly for online or website. Easy to code and simple to use.
    • PayPal – The original fast and safe way to send and receive money, make online payments and set up a merchant account.


  • Apparel Suppliers
    You can buy blank t-shirts from various wholesalers. Some requires a seller’s permit account, some you can buy directly online.
    • PressHall – Started as a blank shirt online seller for decorators who uses heatpress printing, now has many more options, brands, accessories. A great place for buying directly.
    • BulkApparelBlank tees will always be popular and their selection of wholesale blank t-shirts meet all of one’s necessities when looking for a blank shirt. A lot of brands.
    • JiffyShirts – Probably the most popular website to buy blank shirts online. Their pricing is comparable, but a few more cents more than some other websites.
    • S&S Activewear (wholesaler) – The most popular wholesaler when it comes to blank apparel for any decorators in the apparel industry. This is must have vendor!
    • SanMar (wholesaler) – If you are looking for certain brands that you cannot find on other sellers, this is the seller for you. They carry popular premium brands here.
    • AlphaBroder (wholesaler) – Another great blanks vendor for t-shirts, hoodies, bags, hats, and so many more options from different brands.
  • Heatpress Transfers
    One of the easiest and more affordable way to start printing t-shirts is using a heat press machine with transfers.
    • TransferExpress – Custom screen-printed heat transfer for any project. Their transfers are fair priced and the printing holds up pretty well. I’ve used them many times.
    • Heatpress NationThey offer the best selection of heat press transfer machines, vinyl cutters, sublimation systems, accessories and supplies at the lowest prices guaranteed! I buy my HTV (heat transfer vinyl) here.
    • SupaColorMy favorite to DTF (direct to film) heat transfers to use. Full colors, bright vibrant whites, easy hot-peeling, and holds up after even after 70+ washes. I highly recommend.
    • ProWorld – Don’t have a design? They have a huge collection of ready-to-print designs. All you need to do is just press! Sublimation, HTV, equipment, and more.
    • Siser Easyweed VinylThis is my favorite HTV (heat transfer vinyl) because like the name said, it’s very easy to weed. I like the sticky backing, peels hot or cold.
    • STAHLS – Your one-stop-shop source for all things related to heat transfers products to decorate your apparel. A lot of option. They even sell equipment & accessories.
    • HeatransferWarehouseYour main source for all heat transfer products with many selection, various brands, equipment, the best stock, and great service. Everything you need to decorate your garments.
  • Print On Demand (POD)
    The printing industry has change drastically in recent years. Now you can print-on-demand (POD) to sell your merchandise online. This method allows you to be hands off, not hold any inventory, only pay when ordered, and they take care of fulfillment. Research and choose the platform that best fits your needs.
    • Printify – My favorite to use for apparel POD vendor. Less expensive, alternative to Printful.
      • Pros: huge selection of printers, great pricing, many integrations.
      • Cons: limited branding options, different quality from different vendors.
    • Printful – The leading POD vendor most popular and familiar to people.
      • Pros: user-friendly, great quality, 20% discount on samples, no subscription.
      • Cons: pricing – which may lower your profit margin.
    • Sellfy – Besides print-on-demand, you can also launch an entire online storefront!
      • Pro: storefront, built-in marketing tools, order confirmation, no transaction fee.
      • Cons: their most top tier plan can be $99/mo, sometimes slow uploads.
    • Gelato – Great platform to fulfill your merch with a variety of products in their catalog.
      • Pros: many locations for faster shipping, mobile app for insight, fair pricing.
      • Cons: better benefits with subscription, no embroidery and engraving.
    • Redbubble – A platform known by artists to display their graphic on merchandise.
      • Pros: big community, marketplace, wide range of products, anti-piracy protection.
      • Cons: base prices changes without warning, less control/flexibility, tiers.
    • Spreadshirt – Another great place for artists to sell worldwide with many products.
      • Pros: existing marketplace, artists earn their own commissions, eco-friendly.
      • Cons: custom designs can get pricey.
    • Zazzle – One of the forerunners of print-on-demand marketplaces. It has the second largest existing audience of any POD marketplace.
      • Pros: large customer reach, marketplace, sell gifts & stationery.
      • Cons: uploading process can improve, need better user-experience.
    • SPOD – Another print-on-demand fulfillment service with focus on concern about sustainability. It offers a library of 50,000 free designs to create your artwork.
      • Pros: simple shipping, sustainable production, intuitive dashboard.
      • Cons: no custom branding.
    • FineArtAmerica – They primarily focus on wall art, posters, and prints. Other types of products are offered, but this community is not really an apparel crowd.
      • Pros: fast-growing marketplace, great for photographers, marketing & sales tools.
      • Cons: not as much traffic as some other marketplaces.
  • Shipping Solutions
    When I first started selling online, I used to buying postage one-at-a-time at the post office. What a waste of time! Please use these software for syncing, automation, and batch printing.
    • Ordoro – My favorite shipping software to streamline your fulfillment. Sync from all your selling marketplace and automatically email tracking. The all-in-one platform helps growing merchants run their online businesses.
    • ShipStation – Giving you access to the world’s top carriers. Find the lowest shipping rate for parcels packages of different sizes and destinations and save these shipping options for future orders.
    • Shippo – Probably the best pricing shipping software compared to others. It’s an out-of-the-box experience for platforms and marketplaces to offer shipping as a default feature for customer.
    • Shipping Easy – ShippingEasy is the easiest online shipping, tracking, and customer marketing platform for e-commerce sellers. Integrate from over 50 stores and marketplaces, reduce costs with the lowest available rate.


  • Graphic Design Services
    Not a big designer yourself or art is not your cup of tea? Good thing there are services out there that can help you with anything graphic related.
    • Fiverr– Custom screen-printed heat transfer for any project. Their transfers are fair priced and the printing holds up pretty well. I’ve used them many times.
    • 99designs – Imagine getting dozens of designers competing to create your logo or graphic. Yup, you’ll have so many choices, but you select one winner.
    • Design Crowd – Create a project of the design type that you need, t-shirt, logo, etc., and you’ll receive a design from multiple designers. This gives you multiple designs to choose from and you get to pick and choose whichever one you like..
    • Design Pickle – My #1 pick for excellent resource for all your graphic needs. You get unlimited design work at one flat-rate monthly! (cheaper than in-house employee)
    • Penji – Offers unlimited graphic design. Create as many projects as you want and line them up with one or more tasks being worked on simultaneously.
    • Kimp– One of the original graphic design service that offers unlimited requests with 24 hour turnaround. They even offer video designs and motion graphics as well.
    • ManyPixels – Unlimited requests and revisions from logos to landing pages. They often have the completed file available the next business day!
    • Graphics Zoo– This platform offers unlimited flat-rate too, but they hire only the top 1% of designers to assure excellent results. You’ll also be given a project manager.
  • Graphic Design Tools
    • Canva – Amazingly simple graphic design software that helps even non-designers create stunning layouts and graphics.
    • Snappa – Similar to Canva where you can edit templates for social media post graphics, blogging, inforgraphics, headers, banners, and advertising.
    Super USEFUL designing tools when you create graphics!
    • Mock-It – Instantly start creating mockups for free. With thousands of mockups to choose from a variety of clothing brands, styles, accessories, and more!
    • PlaceIt – Thousands of mockups & templates onto t-shirts, phones, products, laptops, gaming, logos, etc. No Photoshop required!
    • Vexels – Create professional high-quality t-shirt designs and other merch products quickly with the only platform built specifically for merch.
    • – Drastically reduce the size of your images and photos while maintaining a high quality.
    • – FREE online image converter. You can edit, improve quality, convert from image file type, etc.
    • TinEye – Reverse image search. Find where image also appears online.
    • ImgLarger – All-in-one AI toolkits help you enhance and upscale images. Increases image resolution without losing quality.
    • FreeConvert – Easily CONVERT FILES from one format to another. Images / documents /reports.
    • Matcherator | WhatFontIs | WhatTheFont – Find what font was used!
    • Color Picker – Find your color HEX code for html/css, RGB ratio, and upload your image too!
    • AutoDraw – Fast drawing for everyone by pairing with machine-learning with drawings from talented artists.
    • – This free web-based tool allows you to remove image backgrounds.
    • Image Colorizer – Uses AI technology to add color to black and white photos, restore old photos and enhance the quality.
    • Khroma – Discover, search, and save color combinations you’ll love.
    • Glorify – Showcase your products through realistic, high-quality 3D mockups and mockup scenes. Create your own scene from scratch or browse curated pre-made scenes.
    • InVision – Web and mobile prototyping tool and UI mockup tool. Perfect for collaborating on web designs and working through feedback.
    • Figma A collaborative design platform for teams who build products and websites together.
    • MoodBoard – Build beautiful mood boards for sharing designs, inspiration and ideas.
    • Niice – Private moodboards where you can gather, share and discuss ideas with your team.
    • MockFlow – Online wireframe tool and design cloud for software and websites.
    • Craft – A free UI design plugin designed to speed up your workflow with Sketch and Photoshop.
    • Optimal Workshop – Improve your user-experience and get quick feedback on designs with this free usability testing software.
  • Photo Editing Software
    Don’t have Photoshop? Not to worry, you can use these FREE photo editing software online for all your graphic design needs. These are powerful, easy-to-use editing tools to have your photos looking fancy and polished in no time.
    • Kittl – Alternative to Adobe Photoshop at a fraction of the cost. Create stunning graphics with just a few clicks and use professional graphic templates.
    • Photopea – My favorite online free photoshop editor, it also can open other graphics from Adobe suites like Illustrator.
    • Sumo Apps– A free comprehensive suite to unleash your creativity. Draw images, create music, edit videos, enhance photos, develop new apps and build 3D models all for free.
    • Canva – Amazingly simple graphic design software that helps even non-designers create stunning layouts and graphics.
    • Snappa – Similar to Canva where you can edit templates for social media post graphics, blogging, inforgraphics, headers, banners, and advertising.
    • Pixlr – Free Photoshop-esque photo editor.
    • GIMP (download) – The internet’s favorite open source, cross-platform image editor.
    • Paint.NET (download) – Free image and photo editing software for PCs.
    • VSCO Cam– A photography app and photo editor with stunning filters (it’s often referred to as “the Instagram for photographers”).
    • A Color Story – Instead of filtering your photos so they look all the same, this free app enhances the color you’ve chosen in your composition, making for bright and vibrant imagery.
  • Stock Photos & Graphics
    These are marketplaces for you to find stock graphics, logos, photos for your website, flyers, banners, shirts, wallpaper, etc. Find one that best suits your needs.
    • Creative Market – The biggest marketplace I go to for graphics resources. I downloaded a lot of mockups for my products from this place.
    • Envato Market – Home for everything from web themes & templates, code, video, audio, graphics, photos, 3D files.
    • Envato Elements – Enjoy creative assets with an UNLIMITED subscription for graphic, web and video templates, audio, photos, and more for download at one low cost.
    • Vecteezy – Online marketplace with FREE and license stock vector graphics, illustrations, and video stock footage.
    • VectorStock – The world’s Premier Vector-only Image Marketplace with millions of royalty-free art.
    • Adobe Stock – I would say the subscription is a bit pricier than other marketplace. Nevertheless, they provide million of images, templates, music, videos, and more.
    • Pixelied – A full suite of image editing tools and solutions for your to edit. Choose from a variety of templates and mockups.
    • StoryBlocks – A subscription stock footage website that offers unlimited royalty-free videos, audio, images, templates, and animated backgrounds.
    • PlaceIt – Thousands of mockups & templates onto t-shirts, phones, products, laptops, gaming, logos, etc. No Photoshop required!
    • Monster One – Another marketplace for many templates, plugins, graphics, themes, videos, audio, and more. You can get a lifetime plan here forever.
    • Shutterstock – I like their fresh, high-quality content for everything. Images, illustration, video, music, templates, editorial, and 3D models.
    • iStock – Crowd-sourced stock industry and became the original source for user-generated stock photos, vectors and illustrations, and video clips.
    • Depositphotos – Royalty-free stock photos, vector images, illustrations, videos and music.
    • 123RF – Gives you more for a lot less, offering stunning, practical stock photos, vectors, videos, audio, and fonts
  • Artists | Portfolios | Inspirations
    Are you an artist? Graphic designer? Art enthusiast? Showcase your work by displaying the on these different portfolio websites. Otherwise, discover and simply get inspired!
    • Dribbble – Find top digital designers & creative professionals on the platform of resource for inspiration, talents, community, and jobs.
    • Behance – The world’s largest creative network for showcasing and discovering creative work.
    • Deviant Art – An online art community that features over 350 million pieces of art from fellow artists and art enthusiasts.
    • 500px – Get inspired with incredible photos from diverse styles and genres around the world. Discover and share the world’s best photos.
    • Designspiration – Pinterest made exclusively for designers—a resource to help you discover, share and save your favorite designs from around the web.
  • FREEish – graphics, templates, logo maker, icons
    There’s no need to design everything from scratch. From premade templates, icons, infographics, to flyers, even non-designers can create gorgeous designs using free assets from around the web.
    • Freebie Bucket – 22 different categories of 300+ free tools and resources.
    • Flat Icons – Find simple icons, illustrations, and designs that are simple.
    • reShot – FREE Icons & Illustrations sesign freely with instant downloads and commercial licenses.
    • – Awesome video & audio files, all completely FREE!
    • Creative Market – Six free design goodies—graphics, vectors, illustrations, etc—available every week.
    • – Thousands of infographic templates.
    • Design Cuts – NEED TEMPLATES or other graphic design asset bundle? Highly recommend.
    • GraphicBurger – Beautiful design assets like script bundles and watercolor textures.
    • Piktochart – Easy-to-use infographic maker with templates for flyers, brochure, newsletter, resume, presentation, etc.
    • Pixel Buddha – A database of resources and assets for the professional design community.
    • Visme – Simple free tool with 1000’s of templates & graphics for making professional presentations and infographics.

    Here are some FREEish graphics, illustrations, vectors, and royalty-free photos + videos.
    Online LOGO MAKER to get ideas for creating your perfect logo!


  • Webinars
    Live interaction with your attendees is crucial to keep your webinar events engaging and alive. Having a reliable software is a must!
    • EasyWebinar – An easy-to-use cloud-based webinar platform with built-in tools to help you engage your audience with collaboration from other livestream social platforms.
    • WebinarJam – The most popular webinar hosting with features like live chat, question and answer, private comments, moderation capabilities, highlighted comments, sticky announcements, etc.
    • WebinarNinja – Best webinar software for marketers who want a solid platform that is loaded with modern features. Run live, automated, hybrid, recurring webinar series, summits and more.
    • GoToWebinar – You can track where your registrants come from with source tracking. Other features include event analytics, attendee reports, integrations, pre-recorded events, live streaming.
    • BigMarker – You can track where your registrants come from with source tracking. Other features include event analytics, attendee reports, integrations, pre-recorded events, live streaming.
    • Demio – Provides a simple, no-download webinar experience for your audience with all the features to run an interactive webinar with your audience.
    • ClickMeeting – Features: unlimited online meetings & webinars, up to eight cameras, a single host, breakout rooms, virtual backgrounds, screen sharing, whiteboard, Q&A, real-time chat translation, event landing pages, and automated recurring webinars.
  • Video Production
    Currently and in the future, video is the main way your audience are consuming your content. Whether it’s livestream, YouTube, TikTok, IG Story, or Reels…you need to reach the world through engaging videos.
    • Vidpros – Subscription based video editing service. $700/mo, overnight turnaround, unlimited storage, stock video & music, thumbnails, and subtitles.
    • Vidchops – Subscription based video editing service. $595/mo up to 12 videos, 1-2days turnaround, stock video & music, and lower third titles & transitions.
    • BeCreatives – Subscription based video editing service. $749/mo unlimited videos. 1-2days turnaround, stock video & music, motion animations, captions, and thumbnails.
    • VideoHusky – Subscription based video editing service. $549/mo for unlimited videos, 48hr turnaround, stock video & music, 100+gb storage, and subtitles.
    • TubeBuddy – Helps content creators, brands, and networks save time and grow their YouTube channels with tools that optimize thumbnails, tags, titles, descriptions, and more.
    • Camtasia – A software for recording screen capture videos and creating professional-looking videos on Windows and Mac.
    • Final Cut Pro – With an intuitive new design and revolutionary timeline features, Final Cut Pro accelerates video post-production so editors can create at the speed of thought.
    • Wirecast – The only cross-platform, all-in-one live video streaming production software that enables capture, live production, and encoding of live streams for broadcast to multiple servers and platforms simultaneously.
  • Audio Sounds
    Need royalty-free soundtracks for your videos? [coming soon]


  • Landing Pages
    Having a simple and fast loading landing page is crucial to capture your leads. These are some great options for anyone who wants to build up their list and convert into customers.
    • Kartra – Awesome all-in-one platform. It has landing page builder, funnels, email leads, membership, forms, and even checkout payment.
    • LeadPages – Helps small businesses connect with audience by collecting leads with landing pages. Unlimited leads and traffic.
    • Optimize Press – Turn your WordPress site into a marketing machine with easy drag-n-drop page builder. Landing pages, funnels, and courses.
    • Instapage – Create a clean and easy to build landing page with fast loading time. You can personalize targeted messaging to every audience relevant. HelloFresh™ uses them.
    • Landingi – If you’re on a budget, this one is $0/mo for 1 landing page, but you get unlimited conversions. Just integrate with your other softwares.
    • Mailmuch – Unlimited forms & landing pages, unlimited campaigns, with email automation, drip emails, and premium templates.
  • Email/SMS Marketing
    Get more subscribers, send better emails, and track your results. Most good email marketing solutions will integrate with other programs, letting you unify all the moving pieces of your marketing strategy.
    • FREE Email List Cleaner – Email cleaners like this are either paid or free but limited…I found this gem, it’s unlimited. This tool cleans up your mail list from invalid emails. You’re welcome!
    • BenchmarkGreat for anyone starting to build their list. Simple web-based email marketing tools to send, track and manage newsletters, surveys and online polls. FREE 3,500 emails/mo.
    • MailerLiteStarting small and on a budget? I used this early on because it offers FREE 12,000 emails/mo. Plus landing page, automation workflows, and signup forms & pop-ups.
    • Klaviyo – My #1 recommended to connect with your e-commerce website. Advanced personalization for sales, promotions, and abandoned cart recovery through emails and SMS.
    • Aweber – This is my favorite for UNLIMITED contacts, sends, pages. I like this all-in-one solution for landing pages, e-commerce, and list builder. Great for ongoing campaign and drip emails.  FREE plan is 3,000 emails/mo.
    • ConvertKit – A marketing automation tool that delivers a simple solution for drip email campaigns and create easy forms and drip campaigns to automatically. UNLIMITED sends monthly!
    • Constant Contact – Email list builder with forms to grow your list. They have several advanced marketing automation tools for your drip campaigns.
    • Active Campaign – As you grow, capturing more sale leads into your CRM so they receive marketing automation like an email drip campaign. Email and SMS texts. UNLIMITED contacts.
    • Elfsight – A SaaS-service that provides customizable & coding-free website widgets with rich integration capabilities to help owners increase sales, engage visitors, and collect leads.
    • Sendlane – Send SMS messages or instantly reply in a friendlier format by responding via texts. Nurture leads, offer promotions, and follow up on abandonment.
    • Mailmuch – Unlimited forms & landing pages, unlimited campaigns, with email automation, drip emails, and premium templates.


  • Books, Shows, People, & Podcasts
    Please check out my recommended links:
    USEFUL TOOLS to help make learning, reading, & studying more accelerated.
    • Audible – An online audiobook and podcast service that allows users to purchase and stream audiobooks and other forms of spoken word content.
    • StoryShots – My personal favorite for book-summaries. I don’t like to read long books and feel as if I will never have time to get through all the books on my shelf, this helps!
    • Blinkist – A book-summarizing subscription service offering the key insights from top nonfiction in a made-for-mobile format.
    • getAbstract – Summarizes business-related books in five pages. Each summary consists of a page of bulleted takeaways, a high-level description of the book, and three-and-a-half pages of summary of the content along with some quotes directly from the book in the margins.
    • Soundview – Unlimited access to key insights from thousands of bestselling business books with time-saving summaries.
    • InstaRead – Offers key insights to bestselling nonfiction books. Every book is analyzed and summarized by professionals so that you can get through them in just 15 minutes.

    GREAT WEBSITES to fuel your entrepreneurship journey.
    • Foundr – A global media and education company for entrepreneurs. We educate and inspire today’s founders to become tomorrow’s business icons.
    • LifeHack – A systematic approach to changing your life. Created by an engineer, it goes beyond hype and delivers step by step how to’s.
    • Addicted 2 Success – #1 site for personal development and motivation content on the internet. Get ready to achieve your goals.
    • A Better Lemon Stand – A favorite blog site I often visit. Looking to build, launch, and grow your e-commerce business? You will find many useful information here.
    • Young Entrepreneur Council – A network of high-impact entrepreneurs comes together to provide you with exclusive resources to build your personal brand and business.
    • Niche Pursuits – A blog to discuss the various niche business ideas and strategies for success.
    • Stunning Motivation – A blog that created to motivate you to achieve your goals and inspire you to live a better and more successful life.
    • Selfmade Success – Helping entrepreneurs and business brand owners create self made success with digital marketing, management tips, self development, and social media.
  • Online Courses & Teaching
    Need to improve your skills? Consider these websites to help you go further with your learning, education, and experience.
    • Skillshare – A learning community for creators. anyone can take an online class, watch video lessons, create projects, and even teach a class themselves.
    • Teachable – Create & sell online courses and coaching with the best online course platform used by the entrepreneurs share with over 18 million students.
    • Udemy – An online learning and teaching marketplace with over thousand of courses and millions of students. Learn programming, marketing, data science and more.
    • CreativeLive – Online classes in photography, art, design, craft & diy, marketing, business, and entrepreneurship.
    • MasterClass – Offers online classes created for students of all skill levels. Their instructors are the best in the world (some are famous celebrities).
    • OpenLearning – An online learning platform with a focus on community, connectedness, and student engagement.
    • TutsPlus – Explore thousands of tutorials, tips and tricks from leading industry experts. Totally FREE!
    • TheGreatCourses – An online learning platform that allows you to stream college-level courses from the comfort of your computer, mobile device, tablet, or smart TV.
    • Wondrium – Bringing you engaging, educational content through short form videos, long form courses, tutorials, how-to lessons, travelogues, documentaries, and more, covering every topic you’ve ever wondered about and many you never thought you’d wonder about.
  • Continuing Education
    Whether it’s for business or pleasure, being a lifelong learner is one of the most powerful, motivating, inspiring things you can do with your time. Luckily, everyone from Harvard to internet entrepreneurs provide free courses, no matter your interests.
    • Kauffman | Entrepreneurs – Lectures aimed at giving entrepreneurs the skills and tools to build their ideas into something big.
    • Acumen – Global learning community for social change leaders with nearly 20 free online courses.
    • Coursera – Start, switch, or advance your career with more than 5,400 courses, Professional Certificates, and degrees from world-class universities and companies.
    • edX | Education Extension – Free online courses from University of Cambridge, Harvard, MIT, Berkeley, Boston, Columbia, and more!.
    • Khan Academy – Learn for free about math, art, computer programming, economics, physics, chemistry, biology, medicine, finance, history, and more.
    • MIT OpenCourseWare – Online courses featuring nearly all MIT course content.
    • Primer – Free app featuring bite-sized marketing lessons you can take wherever and whenever you have 5 minutes.
    • Udacy – Online courses and nanodegree tech programs, including communication, app development, design and more.
  • Groups, Events, Conferences
    Learn by connecting with others through networking from events such as group gatherings and conferences to level up yourself.
    • 10X Growth Conference – Hosted by Grant Cardone, the idea is to level up yourself by 10 times for your business, life, money, and more.
    • SBE: Small Business Expo – America’s biggest business networking and educational event for business owners, start-ups, and entrepreneurs.
    • Funnel Hacking Live – Hosted by Russell Brunson and the software ClickFunnels. It gather ideas of the best sales funnels from various products and industries that is currently working.
    • StartUp Grind – Usually hosted at Silicon Valley, it is a great networking event for founders & investors. So many speakers, sessions, workshops, Q&A panels, and exhibits.
    • Traffic & Conversion Summit – Digital marketing conference event. For entrepreneurs who are looking to scale and grow their business through online sales and automation.
    • SXSW: South by Southwest – Celebrates the convergence of the interactive, film, and music industries. The main focus of the show is based on innovations and startups.
    • Young Entrepreneur Convention – With a focus on helping the next generation of entrepreneurs achieve massive success, this is the perfect conference for bright, ambitious business owners in their teens or 20s.
    • THRIVE – conference for entrepreneurs and business professionals who want to discover practical income-growing business strategies, while creating a positive impact in the world and leave a lasting legacy.
    • DRIVEN – An environment to create, network and build relationships with like-minded individuals. Come together and learn from the top minds in the world educating entrepreneurs on systems, marketing, sales, training and mindset.
    • FinCon – for anyone creating personal finance content on the internet — bloggers, podcasters, YouTubers, coaches and advisors, social media influencers, authors, freelancers and more!
    • B2B Market Exchange – Recommended for those who evolve around B2B. They have a great lineup of workshops and case studies to learn from others.
  • Christian Entrepreneur Resources
    These are business resources for specifically for Christian entrepreneurs who are building a Kingdom-minded business. I hope this helps you network with more like-minded fellow believers.
    • Business As Mission – A great amount of resources to learn & grow for your business as a Christian. Your product or service has a God-given power and potential for good in the world.
    • Faith Driven Entrepreneur – Helping Christ-following entrepreneurs find their community and fulfill their God-given call to create.
    • Faith & Co. – Exploring the potential of educational film/courses and Christian vocation has united a team of experts to deliver rigorous, high-quality resources in the spirit of teaching and learning.
    • Hyve International – A global community of Adventist entrepreneurs with a list of directories where you can learn & network with other fellow believers.
    • FCCI – Fellowship of Companies for Christ International gives you the tools, training, and life-on-life experience you need to integrate you faith through your business.
    • Christian Business Network – A global network of Christ-followers seeking to prosper in their professions, establish trustworthy connections, serve people with excellence, and maximize their God-given potential.
  • * Disclosure: my goal with this site is to provide resources to help you along your journey and to educate. Some links will earn an affiliate commission, at no cost to our readers. I hope you enjoy these links & resources.

    Vuong Doan

    Speaker, Mindset & Business Coach, Entrepreneur

    Empowering you to ELEVATE your life and business to the next level!

    I help entrepreneurs & executives form mental strength for peak performance…and not burn out.

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    After over a decade of research and studying the patterns of the most successful individuals, I developed “The M.V.P. Formula”™ – which can help you achieve even more than you ever thought possible.


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