Happy Cyber Monday! Today is a great day to think about what tools you plan to invest in for the upcoming year for your business, since the Cyber Monday sales are abundant! Here are some tools we recommend that might help you and your business in 2018.
Yoast is an amazing SEO helper tool for your WordPress site. It shows you where to input meta descriptions for search engine results, helps you identify a keyword for each page and post, and gives hints for your titles. When you upgrade to the premium version, you also get to preview how your page or post will look on social media, internal linking suggestions, optimization for up to 5 keywords, and more. Get 30% off this Cyber Monday on their plugins and courses!
WPEngine is our go-to for managed WordPress hosting. From security to performance to support, WPEngine offers everything we look for in a hosting provider. Our favorite part is that when you call WPEngine support, a real person answers the phone, eager to help solve your problems. If you are looking for a new hosting provider, check WPEngine out. Get 35% off your first payment today!
Google Apps for Business
Google Apps are a must have around here. Google offers a suite of business tools, including an email address at your domain name, collaborative documents of all types, and storage on Google Drive all for one fee. Adding a professional email address definitely uplevels your business, and if you aren’t taking advantage of all the other tools, they are worth looking into today! Sign up today!
If you share events, workshops, or speaking engagements on your website, check out Events Calendar. It’s one of the coolest plugins available, allowing users to toggle between monthly calendar, list, day, and week views. Once you click into an event, you can showcase a description of what you’re doing, add an address and map, and even set a featured photo. The plugin makes it easy for people to add the event to their Google, iCal, or Outlook calendars or share the event with friends. And today, get 30% off!
We started Alchemy+Aim on Freshbooks, and it was an incredible tool for getting the business up and going in a really professional and easy way. The software is as powerful as other accounting software but simplified to the tools creative entrepreneurs need. Bookkeeping, simple reports, invoicing with auto reminders, and integrations with other tools you love are key features of Freshbooks. If you don’t have accounting software for your business, now is the time to get it! Check it out and start your free trial!
What Cyber Monday deals have you taken advantage of?