Recommended TOOLS

Here are some of the tools, software and other resources I (Josh) use, trust and/or recommend.

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Divi Resources

Divi Life

Divi Life is a collection of Divi Plugins, Divi Child Themes and other great Divi resources. They’re the creators of some of my personal favorite plugins like Divi Overlays, Divi Bars, Divi Welcome Home and more.

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Divi Resources

Divi Lover

Divi Lover has a growing collection of premium Divi Child Themes and Divi Plugins. They’re the creators of the super handy, all in one customization plugin Divi Toolbox and also has several handy free layouts.

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Divi Resources

Divi Pixel

Divi Pixel is an all in one customization add-on for Divi which features an amazing set of plugins and extensions to help take your Divi designs to a whole other level without having to code. The devs behind this are second to none.

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Web Design Business Tools

17hats

17hats is what I use for managing clients and creating and sending proposals, invoices, contracts, collecting payments and more. They’ve been the key tool which helped me organize my systems and processes which I’ve used since 2016.

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Web Design Business Tools

Fathom

Fathom is a GDPR compliant and ethical analytics tool for tracking and analyzing your website traffic. I left Google Analytics and starting using this awesome tool to avoid any potential legal issues with tracking users. Plus, you don’t need cookies when using it!

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Online Communities

LifterLMS

LifterLMS is an amazing online course platform for WordPress. Perfect for creating online courses for you, clients or for membership sites. Plus, the owner and team behind it are AWESOME. If I were starting with courses today, I’d go with Lifter.

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Online Communities

LearnDash

LearnDash is what I use for my courses. They’ve been my trusted LMS since 2017. If you’re interested in building courses or are working on course websites for your clients, I highly recommend then.
Pro tip: Go with the “Plus Package.” 🙂

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Courses

PowerUpPodcasting

PowerUpPodcasting® is the course I took to help me plan, build and launch my podcast. I’m a big proponent of this course because, while an investment, it helped me launch my podcast with a bang and has helped me sustain it moving forward.

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Courses

Email Marketing Magic

Email Marketing Magic®  by Pat Flynn is an in depth guide to effective email marketing. From building and growing an email list, to learning how to effectively market to your list without coming across salesy…this course has is ALL. Made a massive impact on my email game personally!

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Courses

List Builders Society

List Builders Society® by Amy Porterfield is one of my favorite courses for learning out to build an email list, create a content marketing plan and how to identify your ICA (ideal customer avatar). While it’s great for beginners, even though I took this as a more experienced entrepreneur, I still got TONS of value from it.

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Podcasting

BuzzSprout

Buzzsprout is the hosting platform for my podcast. I LOVE LOVE LOVE Buzzsprout for many reasons but in short, it makes it easy-peasy to upload your audio files then it takes care of the rest. The UX is great, it’s been super reliable and it’s very affordable.

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*** Important note ***

While the companies and products listed are affiliate links, they are not sponsors and they do not pay to be on this page. The tools and companies listed here are one’s that myself and/or my agency uses and trusts.

There are also a lot of other great options for tools in the Divi, WordPress and wider Web Design market that may suite you, your budget and your needs. These are simply the ones in my toolbox 🙂

– Josh