Resources for your business. We use everything listed below and recommend each one all of the time, so we created this list for you. A few of them are affiliate links but its barely enough to buy a beer… let alone a pony.
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.
- Hootsuite – Your social media dashboard
- 1Password – One password for all your passwords is a password manager that we highly recommend!
- 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
- Namecheap – This is our number one choice for domain names, SSL certificates and more.
- 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
- Siteground – Hands on the best hosting available for most people!
- WP Engine – Have a huge WordPress site? WP Engine is for you!
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!
- Stripe.com – Our favorite
- PayPal –
- SquareUp – Accept all credit cards on your Android, iPad, and iPhone for a flat rate! People love seeing this in action!
- 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… Parallels does this as well but Fusion is better because you don;t have to restart!