Grow your business using invaluable tools. These are some websites, apps and services I use to grow my business on the daily, updated monthly.
A tricky little email tool that allows you to schedule as many follow ups as you want. No more time wasted tracking who responds and who doesn't.
A human-powered translation service providing language conversion services. Great for social media feeds and websites.
Scans every part of your Mac and tells you what's taking up the most room, including caches. I deleted over one million files and it only took a few minutes.
Is an easy way to turn screencasts into GIFs. Just select the area on your screen you want to record and export it as a GIF, for free.
Automatically combs through hundreds of sources to send you a concise one-pager on everyone you're going to meet in your calendar. It's like that people booklet from Devil Wears Prada, but automated and free.
Tabby Cat replaces your new tab page with randomly generated cats. Literally, that's it (and it's the best).
This non-profit organization preserves websites by taking regular "snapshots". It's true—once it's online, it never goes away.
llows you to create a map print from your favorite city in the world (or any location, really).
It's the first place I go to find free (and royalty-free) images to use. The perfect solution for a blog thumbnail or social media graphic.
This site isn't free, but it's an affordable solution for premium stock photos (that don't feel stock photo-ish). Paying for photos is always the safest thing to do.
This site has over one million high quality photos, illustrations, and vector graphics. Free for commercial use and no attribution required.
Another great option with hundreds of high resolution images added weekly. Free from copyright restrictions.
Connects you to talented editorial and wedding photographers in many cities around the world. If your city is on the list, don't think twice about hiring someone from here.
Printing & Packaging
Beautiful custom packaging for e-commerce brands. From custom boxes to envelope mailers, rubber stamps and tape.
Really affordable US-based online printing for business cards, brochures, postcards, stickers, posters, and flyers. Use them all the time.
Has some of the best free & premium design resources on the web, perfect for mocking up that next project. Visualize your business card, book, brochure, before you go to print.
Organize your travel plans in one place. Finds alternative flights. Sends real-time alerts. Everything any traveler needs in one place.
Book the very cheapest flights to the best destinations around the world. Get instant notifications, too, per my secret concoction.
Isn't news to anyone based in Europe, but it may be to those of us in the US. It's so much better than Google Maps when you're abroad—just trust me.
It's a cool app for people living (or visiting) LA. The concept is simple—five things to do in LA, every day.