Our Online Business Toolbox

OUR FAV TOOLS FOR OPTIMISING YOUR ONLINE BUSINESS SYSTEMS, TEAMS & OPERATIONS

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The Tools You Need To Organise & Optimise Your Entire Business Operations

Welcome to the Your Online Team Resources section. On this page you will find a carefully curated list of the tools and resources WE use to keep our client's businesses running like clock-work. Many of these tools we simply cannot live without and are integral to the smooth operation of online teams.  

Some of the links below are affiliate links, which means that if you choose to make a purchase, we will earn a commission. This commission comes at no additional cost to you. We have experience with all of these companies, and recommend them because they help make our business lives SO much easier, not because of the small commissions we make if you decide to buy something. 

Tools To Enhance Project & Client Management

Asana

Asana is a free online project management tool. It gives you the ability to keep on top of your deadlines, prioritise your projects and assign specific tasks to your team.  

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Mindmeister

Similar to Lucid chart, Mindmeister is a visual mind mapping tool which we use regularly; it lets you capture, develop and share ideas visually and it's fun to use too!

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Hubspot

We use Hubspot for the free Email & CRM feature to keep track of leads and sales. Pretty damn good for a free tool! It does loads of other things as well. 

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Bonjoro

Create personalised videos for your customers from your phone! LOVE this tool & the team behind it, great for customer retention. They even have a free trial. 

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Draftium

You want to help your client map out a new website, but you're not a designer - Draftium is your answer. It's super easy to use, and you'll love it. 

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Dubsado

If you're after a simplified CRM to manage your clients, invoicing, sending proposals and having agreements signed, this is the one for you. You can schedule appointments, create workflows for automation, and essentially have everything in the one stop shop. 

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Lucid Chart

Lucidchart is the tool we use for visual communication via professional flowcharts, process maps, org charts and anything else you want a diagram for.

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Promo Republic

PromoRepublic is a platform that allows you to discover, create and publish content in all social media channels. 

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Tools For Easier Hiring & Outsourcing

VisionFind

If it's time to hire a new Virtual Assistant, VisionFind is the place to go; they are experts at finding the right VA for you from the Phillippines, and are fantastic to work with. 

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Upwork

A great site for finding freelancers across the globe. Just about anything you need done for your online business can be sourced here.

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SparkHire

We use this service when recruiting - it's an easy to use video platform, where candidates are able to answer a series of questions via video. It's well worth the small investment, and is a great time saver.

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10Web

There's no doubt Wordpress is the best website platform, but we all know it can be challenging. Thankfully, 10Web is an all-in-one website building platform that makes it easy to build your site on Wordpress.

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StudioPress

StudioPress combine expert knowledge in SEO, design, performance, security, support, and WordPress to help you build reliable, beautiful WordPress sites.

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Tools To Optimise Team Performance

Slack

We use Slack everyday both for our team, and our client communication. It integrates with a large number of softwares, so there's numerous 'tricks' you can use to automate your business!

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Process St

SOPs are a crucial step in ensuring your team's tasks are done right, every time. Process.St allows you to create an online version of the steps needed for a task, and create checklists to work through each time.

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Zoom

Working online, we often need to meet 'virtually' with clients or team members. Zoom allows us to do that via video, so it's as close to being in a room together as you can get!

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Loom

We use this tool multiple times a day, it really is that good. It's free, and allows you to take a video of your screen and send it to another person. 

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Track My Subs

Got that nagging in the back of your mind that money's going out every month but you're not sure where it's going? ​ Get it out of your head and into TrackMySubs. You'll be reminded before payments are due so you can cancel BEFORE it hits your credit card! 

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Tools For Easier Day-To-Day Operations

Acuity Scheduling

A super robust and reliable appointment scheduling software. We've used it for years and it never misses a beat. 

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Calendly

Calendly is a good alternative to Acuity if you are on a tighter budget. It doesn't have all of the features but its pricing will make you happy! 

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Text Expander

We love this one. Text expander saves you SO much time typing by allowing you to save 'snippets' of text that you frequently use. Super easy to setup and is an awesome time saver. 

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Lastpass

A security tool that we could not (and would not) do business without. It remembers all of your passwords so that you don't have to. Also great for sharing with team and contractors. Essential. 

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Book Like A Boss

Never short of online booking systems, Book Like A Boss allows you to create a branded landing page with information, booking payment capabilities and more.

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Pocketsmith

If you want to manage your finances outside of a typical bookkeeping package, this is the one to use - with advanced reporting functions, forecasting and Aus bank imports, it's miles ahead of the rest.

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GSuite

The one stop shop when it comes to online file creation & storage, calendars, email, Chat - the list goes on. We love GSuite, and use it in all areas of our business!

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Tools To Automate Selling & Systems Or To Just Make Business Life Easier!

Ontraport

One of the best CRM's on the market, it has all the bells and whistles you could need. From advanced reporting to visual campaigns, affiliates, and tracking ONTRAPORT is at the top of the list.

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Leadpages

A simple yet powerful landing page builder and lead generation tool that produces professional looking results. This is our go-to when we need a page that converts.

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Repurpose

Repurpose.io is easy-to-use automation tool that helps you maximize your exposure without spending hours publishing to multiple platforms.  

Whether you Podcast, Live-Stream, or Create Videos, this is the tool for you.

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AppSumo

AppSumo is a service that offers periodical offers at incredible 'one-off' offers to tools & resources. We regularly purchase offers and they're not to be missed!

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Better Proposals

If you send Proposals to potential clients, this one's for you; it's simple, easy to use interface makes it a breeze to set up and the automations are worth the initial time investment.

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Botletter

For all Facebook Messenger users, this one's for you; a simple solution for outreach that sends updates and drip campaigns to your audience.

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Keyword Finder

We all know that using keywords for SEO and page optomisation is crucial, and this is were Keyword Finder steps in.

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Serpstat

SEO, internal linking, keyword research, competitor research... if this all sounds daunting, Serpstat is the tool for you. It does all the leg work for you, and shows you the information you need with a few clicks.

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Slidebean

The days of using good ol' Powerpoint are over with Slidebean. You can design professional presentations in seconds using the world's first slide design platform powered by AI.

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Stencil

If you post on social media regularly, Stencil is a ridiculously simple image creation for social media marketers, bloggers and small businesses.

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Wisestamp

Email signatures are a great way to subtely market your business, however they can be difficult to optimise. Wisestamp allows you to pimp your email signature with ease!

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XOSync

XOSync is an integration for Ontraport and Xero users. It is a simple 10 step wizard that can be setup in under 10 minutes. No more manual entries. Your balance sheet in Xero will never have looked so up to date!

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WP Engine

WP Engine is a leading web host in the managed WordPress host category used by many business owners. Managed Hosting means the company takes care of all the security on your behalf

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