Recommended Online Marketing Tools (we actually use)

Over the years we have tested and used hundreds of online marketing tools.  A good set of tools can save you time, automate your business, and ultimately increase your revenue.​

​Below is a list of our recommended tools we use daily to run our business and I hope they can help you too.

Hosting & Domains

We use SiteGround for every single one of our websites and our clients. Why? Because it's incredibly easy to use, the speed is fast, and the customer service is the best. They are available 24/7/365. For the cost and reliability there just is not a better web hosting company. Pricing starts at just $3.95/month.

We use NameSilo for all our domain names.  They are the cheapest and best out there with most domains costing only $6.99 and do not increase every year like GoDaddy. Pricing starts at just $.99/yr. on some domains.

Email Marketing

Email marketing software is one of the most important tools in your arsenal. I like to use software which comes with a nice balance of powerful features and affordable pricing. After years of testing (read our full review) ActiveCampaign is my #1 choice for myself and my clients and starts at only $15/month with a free trial.

Want to look professional and use Google's arsenal of tools such as Gmail, Drive, Sheets, Docs, Calendar, and many more? G Suite for Business is our top choice and what we use daily. Plus it's a no brainer starting at $5/mth per employee. Get 20% off your first year using promo code ND44RRMT6UNL9LE (Basic) or P4KYWXRRCPMDQ9U (Business) 

ActiveInbox is our secret weapon for staying organized with your emails in Gmail. It's like having a task manager right in your inbox. You won't ever forget to follow up again. Pricing starts at just $4.16 Per Month (paid annually)

Grammarly makes sure everything you type anywhere
is clear, effective, and mistake-free. It is most useful in your emails so you look professional, but works anywhere you are editing content. Free with upgrades to Premium if needed.

SEO Tools

BrightLocal is a professional all-in-one SEO reporting platform intended specifically for local SEO data for single or multi-location businesses. After years of testing (read our full BrightLocal review) they have the most accurate keyword rank tracker we have found. Free 14 day trial then just $29/mth.

eyword research is the backbone of any good SEO or PPC campaign and KWFinder does it best.  We use this software daily to find long tail keywords most other keyword research platforms just can't. Plus it's website is extremely user friendly. Free for 2 keyword searches a day or just $49/mth.

SE Ranking has one of the best SEO audit and research platforms available. It is made for a non-technical person but delivers all the steps you need to take your website to the next level.  Pricing starts at just $7/month.

Serpstat is an all-in-one SEO tool comparable to Ahrefs for a lot less money.  It has one of the best competitor research, keyword research, and backlink analysis we have seen at this price point. Definitely a great product at the price. Free with upgrades starting at $19/mth.

Website & Sales Funnels

ClickFunnels gives you EVERYTHING you need to market, sell, and deliver your products and services online (without having to hire or rely on a tech team!) Landing pages, shopping cart, sales funnels, and much more. 14 day free trial then just $97/mth.​

Need something digital done for your website or business and just don't have the time. fiverr is your answer! Most everything on the site starts at five dollars and just look for profiles with hundreds of reviews. Get images, videos, or really anything created within a few hours to days. Pricing starts at just $5.

Prov​ely leverages social proof and the psychological trigger of “nobody wants to miss out” or “everybody’s doing it” to instantly boosting conversions for any offer or landing page. Pricing starts at just $17/mth.

Social Media Tools

Quuu Promote is our content sharing secret weapon we have used to get thousands of shares for our blog posts.  They promote your content to influencers who have real people sharing your blogs, videos, podcasts and infographics on social media. Get hundreds of shares, mentions, and clicks to your content. Pricing starts at just $40/mth.

Stencil offers ridiculously simple image creation for social media marketers, bloggers, and small businesses. My team uses Stencil daily for ad images and blog content plus with Pricing starting at FREE you can't pass it up.

Productivity Tools

Teamwork Projects has everything you need to track a project from start to finish. Your team will not only become better collaborators but they will massively increase their productivity on a daily basis. We use Teamwork daily to stay focused and know what each team members tasks are. Pricing is FREE up to 2 projects.

FreshBooks is small business accounting software that makes billing painless. We have been using Freshbooks for over 4 years and love it.
It makes running your small business easy, fast, and secure so you can spend less time on accounting and more time doing the work you love. Try it FREE for 30 days then just $15/mth.​

ProProfs Project is an easy to use online project management tool you'll love. Meet deadlines faster with project calendar, collaborate with multiple teams easily, create task dependencies and save time, and share files, discuss and comment on projects. Try it FREE.

Webinar & Screen Share

Stop losing sales because of screen sharing problems and use CrankWheel. It is zero hassle screen sharing, tailor-made for sales. Prospects can view using any browser, desktop, or mobile.  We use it daily to share our screen and go over campaign details. It is FREE up to 25 meetings a month.

WebinarNinja takes the headaches out of webinars. Create a webinar in 10 seconds flat, get more attendees with built in marketing, everything is on one screen, create live and automated webinars, and no software to download. 14 day FREE trial then just $49/mth.

Heads Up: Some of the links above are affiliate links. This means that if you buy one of them we will receive a commission for the sale. Nonetheless, we have and do use all the tools linked above and recommend them because we find them great, regardless of whether or how much they pay us.