Resources for your business. We use everything listed below and recommend them to everyone.
If you have any questions about the services or software below feel free to contact us. Simplex Studios also offers training and one-on-one appointments to further discusses how you can use the following services and software to streamline your business workflow and take the headaches out of using technology!
In the Cloud:
- Dropbox - Sync folders between the cloud and other computers.
- SugaSync – Online backup, sharing and access to your files.
- Hootsuite – Your social media dashboard
- Roboform - Syncs your password across multiple computer and backs them up to the cloud. Works in IE, Firefox and Chrome! Perfect if you can never remember your passwords.
- Goodsync - Backups up your data to your external drive and even backups roboform data as it is made by the same people.
- Evernote – Remembers everything
- Mozy – Online Backups
- Godaddy – A great site to buy domain names for, allows for easy configuration but they try to upsell you a little too much. Just buy domains, nothing else!
- Domai.nr – Easily find domain names
- Domize – Research which domain name are available easily.
- Nic – Research who owns a certain domain.
- WordPress – WordPress is a state-of-the-art publishing platform with a focus on aesthetics, web standards, and usability. WordPress is both free and priceless at the same time.
- Studiopress Themes – Makers of the Genesis framework(great to work with) plus an excellent collection of child themes.
- Problogger – Learn how to blog
- Dreamhost – Excellent hosting for everyone
Email & Newsletters
- Google Apps – Email, Calendar and documents: Reliable, secure online applications wherever you work.
- MailChimp – Email capture and easy newsletters with MailChimp. First 500 contacts and 3,000 emails a month are free! Perfect for any user starting out!
- Constant Contact - Newsletters
- Wisestamp - A powerful email signature! Add images, social media profiles and rss feeds!
- Firefox - Best browser known to man!
- Chrome – Googles browser, offering the fastest browser on the planet!
- PayPal -
- SquareUp – Accept all credit cards on your Android, iPad, and iPhone for a flat rate! People love seeing this in action!
- Google Checkout -
- 1ShoppingCart -
- Ejunkie – Weird name but they are very reasonable when it comes to fees and power.
- Authorize.net -
- Shopify -
- RetailMeNot.com – Before we buy anything we visit this site to find coupons! Every penny counts and saving money is well worth it.
- VMWare Fusion (Mac) – Virtual Machines, Windows inside of MAc… Parrells does this as well but Fusion is better because you don;t have to restart!
- Lynda – Want to learn how to use software? Lyda has great tutorials!