These are a few of my favorite things!

Because one of my initiatives here is to figure out how to monetize a blog, there are some affiliate links below.  I only endorse stuff I actually like, and I am pretty picky  😁  In a few months expect a blog post telling you about my experience with this…I’m going to try to figure out how to work this for my client work blog too….I’ll let you know how it goes.

 

 

 

Soundstripe  Unlimited music for your films and slideshows. 

Siteground – The company I use to host my WordPress site! 

Elegant Themes DIVI Theme – Have you seen this?  If you use WordPress you need to look this up, it’s WordPress meets Squarespace because Divi comes with an awesome visual builder!

Dubsado – Finally found the PERFECT CRM!  I tried them all and found them way too overwhelming…until Dubsado.  It’s straightforward and has amazing features to streamline your business, not to mention a client portal, workflows, bookkeeping etc.  Also, their customer service is amazing… Use code CHP for 20% off your first month or year!

Adobe CC – I have the Photographers set, LR + Photoshop, and I love that I can always have the newest version without dishing out huge $$$$

Creative Live – Free Education?  This learning junkie says yes, please.  

Design Aglow –  The best, cleanest, most modern and pretty marketing templates I have found….  

Shootproof – I switched over to Shootproof to deliver my clients galleries because of their included smartphone apps.  Love it! 

Animoto – Fast and easy slideshows and fusion videos, music included.  This is where I started making videos because it’s just so simple.  Save 10% off a Personal Plan or 10% off a Photography Plan!  Or, get a 30-day free trial.  

PicMonkey – Perfect for iphone photo editing 

Mailchimp – This is what I use to send out email newsletters for my biz!  

KEH Camera to buy used camera equipment or sell your gear  

Blurb – I use them for personal photo books. 

GTA Imaging (Canada Only) This is the lab I use for all my client printing 

Skillshare – More education.  15000+ classes…I took some watercolor painting classes, and marketing classes here, but there are courses about everything!!!!  Get 2 months free with my link!

Evernote – My new obsession to keep my life and work stuff organized!