Tools we use and recommend

The below services & products have been compiled for your benefit.

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WordPress powers more than half of the websites that use a CMS. It’s also got a theme and plugin for pretty much any need.


Cloudways has great pricing, fast servers, and a lot of tools to manage your hosting account. But it is for geeks.


ManageWP is my choice for website management.


Flywheel is powerful managed WordPress hosting with a lot of leading edge tools designed for people who just want it to work.



WooCommerce is the top eCommerce solution for WordPress with support for almost anything you can dream of.
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iThemes Security

iThemes Security combines top notch security with the ease of checking off a to-do list.


The world’s leading WordPress page builder with over 4 million sites built.


A WordPress platform with an impressive list of top quality plugins, most of which are available for free.

Yoast SEO

Yoast defined the standard in WordPress SEO and continues to set the bar.

Google Analytics

Google Analytics is the standard in website Analytics to help you track your goals and grow your site.


MailChimp has a wide range of plan options to suit your needs and export abilities to migrate away when you need more.

G Suite

We all need email, and we recommend G Suite for your email needs. Too expensive? Try Rackspace.


Time tracking with estimating and budgeting tools. Great for teams, and great pricing structure.


Simple, powerful & visual project organization. It’s the simplicity of sticky notes combined with power of project management.


Upwork is an online marketplace for finding freelancers.


Accounting software for small businesses with automation tools to help your business running.