If you have a small business or plan to start one, you’ll need help. Instead of burying yourself in busy work, partner with other businesses that aim to make your life easier. If you’ve ever thought, “I wish there was someone who did … “, you’ll be happy to know that there probably is someone who does that so you don’t have to.
You can try to do everything on your own, but when you partner with companies that do great work, you have time and attention to do your best work.
my partners in business
OurDeal OurDeal was created to take the frustrations out of creating, sending and signing contracts. No longer do you have to wrestle with writing a contract yourself, numerous emails back and forth and the headaches of fax machines. With OurDeal, everything is done digitally and is as legally binding as signature on paper.
Shoeboxed Eliminating paper is only one of the many benefits of using shoeboxes. Send documents, receipts and business cards in one of their pre-paid envelopes, through free online and desktop uploaders, via email or with one of their free mobile apps.
Ejunkie E-junkie provides shopping cart and buy now buttons to let you sell downloads and tangible goods on your website. You can easily set up affiliate programs for your products as well.
OmmWriter If you write for your business, OmmWriter provides a distraction free space to organize your thoughts and let the words flow.
WorkFlowy WorkFlowy is an organizational tool that makes life easier. It can help you organize personal to-dos, collaborate on large team projects, take notes, write research papers, keep a journal, plan a wedding, and much more.
books and membership programs
Art & Money This is a must read for all artists and entrepreneurs that want to sell good stuff in a meaningful way online.
Unconventional Guide for Publishing I used the step by step recommendations in this book to craft a compelling query letter and book proposal.
AList Blogging I joined the AList Blogging Club almost 2 years ago. I am still a member and continue to benefit from the boot camps and new information along with hundreds of archived articles related specifically to blogging. More valuable than the material are the connections and friendships I’ve made.
Problogger’s Guide to Blogging for Your Business If you want to learn about blogging for your existing business, this is the book you’ve been looking for.
Some of these resources are free, some are not. Some are affiliates, some are not. An affiliate program is never the most appealing factor to me in a recommendation. The most appealing part to me is sharing good businesses and products that can help your business grow.