RESOURCES - JUST FOR YOU!

Here at Melanie Craft & Company, we are all about helping you grow your business into something big and profitable.

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Below, we've listed all of the awesome apps we use and books we've read that have helped us build and shape our design studio. There are a few affiliate links in the list below, all of which are marked with an asterisk*, which means that I may receive some commission from your click or if you purchase products using the links below.

Please note that I would not recomend the products below if I didn't already use them.

 

Hosting and Domains

Squarespace: It's the perfect all-in-one platform where you can find your domain, hosting and website platform. Super easy to use and perfect for those who are not tech savvy.

GoDaddy: If you're looking for a inexpensive place to find your domain name, this would be the place to check out!

 

design

Adobe Illustrator: My go-to design program. It's what I use to build website mockups, graphics, logos and more.

Creative Market: the perfect place to find custom textures, fonts, illustrations, icons and more.

Canva: We've used this application to design and resize our graphics while we are on the go. And it's totally free, too!

For Business

Dubsado*: Here is our go to client management system that helps us keep project documents organized and all in one place.

Asana: I was recently introduced to this project management software. It has become an all in one system for me - online calendar, to-do list, goal tracker and more. And it's free too!

G Suites: Professional email, Documents, Sheets and so much more - All perfect for any small business.

 

stock photos

Unsplash: the ultimate place to get all your free photos for your social media, website and blog.

social media

BoardBooster*: Perfect app to schedule pins on Pinterest while I concentrate on other areas of my business

Mailchimp: Perfect for building an email list and sending out special offers to only those interested. 

Planoly: The best app to schedule your instagram posts, and see them in real time.

 

courses

Squarespace 101: A free course that guides you through the ins and outs of the Squarespace platform.