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!
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!
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.
Unsplash: the ultimate place to get all your free photos for your social media, website and blog.
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.
Squarespace 101: A free course that guides you through the ins and outs of the Squarespace platform.