Resources and Helpful Tools

Over the years, we’ve tried countless tools, applications and plugins that enhance website functionality, improve marketing efforts or streamline common business activities. Here are the 3rd party solutions we’ve found to be best-in-breed and essential for us and our clients.

E-Commerce Platforms

3dCart

BigCommerce

Shopify

SparkPay

Essential E-Commerce Tools

Google Analytics
Track visitor behavior on your website and analyze data to improve conversion and marketing

Rewind
Automatically backup your store so you can rewind to an earlier save point if anything goes wrong

Design Tools

Color Wizard
Create a custom color scheme for your website with this interactive tool

Design Seeds
Inspirational color palettes drawn from beautiful photos and nature

Google Fonts
A large collection of beautiful, web-friendly fonts for your website

SnapWidget.com
Add an Instagram, Facebook or Twitter feed to your website

Payment Gateways

Authorize.net
The gold standard in payment gateways and one of the most popular ways to accept online payments

Paypal
An easy way to accept payments online from your customers who use Paypal

Marketing Solutions

CuteRank
See how your website ranks for your target keywords on popular search engines

Google Webmaster Tools
Submit your website directly to Google and track the results of your SEO efforts over time

JustUno
Create beautiful popups to get email subscribers and decrease abandoned carts

Mailchimp
Easy-to-use email marketing platform, free for up to 2000 subscribers

ShareaSale.com
The most affordable affiliate marketing network – grow your sales with performance marketing

Sprout Social
Manage, schedule and track all your social media marketing in one place

Yotpo
Better customer reviews + social integrations to gain new customers and improve SEO

Customer Service Tools

FreedomVoice
Business phone numbers with call-routing – Get an 800 number and try it FREE for 30 days

LiveChat
Online chat to assist customers live on your website

Olark
Engage and assist your customers to increase sales with live chat

Shipping & Order Management Solutions

Inventory Source
Find drop-shipped products for your online store

Ordoro
All-in-one inventory and order management + shipping and warehouse management

ShippingEasy
Simplify your shipping – unlock a free 60-day trial using the link above

Stamps.com
Print postage for less, sign up and get a special postage offer worth $100 with code COUPON1

Accounting Tools

FreshBooks
Online invoicing, time-tracking and project management system

Xero
Small business accounting software – save 30% for the first six months