Here is a helpful page that I put together of all my favorite and most used products/services. I use these on a regular basis and thought they may be of value to you. This is a good page to bookmark as I will be updating it often with more tools I find that are helpful.
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*All links with an asterisk are affiliate links. If you decide to purchase through those links, Studio Mommy will receive a small commish at no cost to you… mama’s got to pay the bills so thanks for your support.
This is the hosting service I use here at Studio Mommy. My favorite part of Showit is the ability to design my site however I want and there is no coding involved. Showit uses a drag and drop feature and the customizations are endless.
I love ConvertKit’s automation & sequences. It’s way easier to use than most subscription services I’ve tried. Their automation lets you VISUALLY see how your newsletters will be sent. You can set up a series of newsletters for your subscribers to receive.
Create professional & beautiful designs using Canva Pro. Include a brand kit with your specific fonts and colors to keep all your designs consistent. You will also have unlimited access to their premium photos, videos, graphics, audio tracks and more.
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Limitless Virtual Services
Christina is my #1 go-to girl for Blog & Instagram Management! She writes content for my blog & newsletters, plus manages my Instagram account. You can feel how excited Christina is to help you grow your business.
Cori has been amazing helping me anywhere from my Instagram & Facebook pages, answering emails, and writing blog content. If you need help setting up your blog... she's the girl for you.
I use these images on our demo sites as well as our blog posts. I can search for photos based on colors and/or size.
These images are made specifically for your social media pages. But, you can use them on your site as well.
I Want It!
The Write Brain
My expertise is designing but I struggle with writing descriptions, blog posts, about bio’s, and more. Madison has helped me time and time again. She’s quick to reply and super friendly.
My number 1 tool to optimize my posts and more! You can read about my review of Yoast here and why it’s one of my top resources.
Resize, optimize, and compress all of your images with this free WordPress image smusher. This plugin will help speed up your site by optimizing your images on WordPress.
Website Speed Performance
Test your site so you know what may need to be fixed. It will show you what files and images may need to be optimized to speed up your site.
Google is the number 1 search browser. This tool will show you how Google views your site and if your site is running slow for Google.
Google Page Speed
My number one go to site to find the perfect custom font to use on my site and for logos.
Most of the fonts I use come from google. I can see & test the font before I use it.
I Want It!
New to WordPress? Learn WordPress faster with WP101 simple video tutorials. Watch this video called “What is WordPress“.
ThriveCart is the shopping cart I use here at Studio Mommy. It also comes with an affiliate program and will automatically pay your affiliates.
I’ve had my Etsy shop since 2014. Etsy is another way to sell your items and earn extra cash. You can reach a different audience on Etsy versus trying to find customers yourself.
Out of all affiliate programs, this is the one I use the most and make the most money from (your results may vary). You can find companies such as PicMonkey and WP Engine.
They offer merchants such as Tailwind, Canva, plus much, much more.
I use this tool to share files with my team or with customers.
This is a fun box to get in the mail. It’s filled with full size premium products 4 times a year. Products include beauty, fitness, wellness, home, and everything in between.
Disney Movie Club
Get 4 movies for $1. We have movie night every Friday and the kids look forward to it. Being a member of the Disney Movie Club has saved us money with their 50% off special promotions.
Easy to find healthier home essentials with Grove. I love to order my laundry, home cleaning supplies, and pet supplies from Grove. I know that their products will be safe for my family and pets.
I’ve used Stitch Fix for about 5 years now. You get to work with a personal stylist, who chooses outfits based off of your profile. They send you 5 different items and you only pay for the ones you want to keep.
If you are a beginner to Stocks… this is the way to start. I found it super easy to use and you can start with however much you want.
You’ve put in the work to make awesome content, now it’s time to dress up your site with a stunning design.