Recommended Online Marketing Tools
Building an online business requires many moving parts. On this page I have listed some of the tools that are essential for any freelancer or online business owner.
Imagine a carpenter or mechanic landing to a job with no tools. Do you think they might struggle?
It’s the same for an online business. While all you need is a website & an offer that converts to make a viable business, automation and tools make the job easier & more efficient.
The Essential Tools
Siteground is what i use to power all my WordPress websites. Their servers are optimised for WordPress, hosted on full SSD hardware, support HTTP2, PHP 7 and have built in server level cache. They also offer free SSL certificate, built in Cloudflare integration and excellent tech support.
You can also buy your domains in Siteground, saving you the need to link from an external source.
Click Funnels is a modern shopping cart that allows business owners to create beautiful sales pages & sales funnels without the need for a developer. It also allows you to create a restricted member areas in minutes. Great if you’re getting started with selling your own products and need a one stop solution.
There are literally hundreds of options when it comes to domain name providers, but I have never had any issues with GoDaddy in the many years I have used them. Easy, fast reliable. Only for domains, not for hosting!
KWfinder is my go-to Keyword research tool for affiliate sites. It is easy to use and pulls lots of data sufficient for your keyword research needs. A real gem for anyone looking to find profitable long tail keywords!
Ahrefs offers a complete SEO Dashboard and offers what is often described as the best keyword tool on the market. With constant upgrades and improvements, accurate keyword difficulty and monthly updates this makles aHrefs a must have.
SemRush is another top choice for your SEO toolkit. Providing an easy to use platform with exceptional capabilities for keyword analysis and reverse engineering competitors sites, it is certainly one to have!