Godaddy – Reliable domain registrar. Make sure to register your name and company name through them. Please do not purchase anything extra that they attempt to sell you; you will not need it.
WordPress – Flexible, open source CMS (Content Management System) platform that allows for the creation of websites and blogs.
Genesis – Very well coded, optimized and open source WordPress theme framework. You can purchase a pre-made child theme design to work with the framework, or you can hire a Genesis theme designer/developer to create one for you (most WordPress web developers are familiar with Genesis because it’s a widely used theme framework). Note: if you purchase a pre-made theme, make sure to hire a developer to customize it so it’s optimized for conversions.
WPX Hosting – Reliable managed website hosting for WordPress. Includes Enterprise-level DDoS protection, Content Delivery Network (CDN), staging areas, automatic creation of SPF records…and more. These are extra services that you would usually have to pay separate companies for.
G Suite – Reliable suite of online productivity tools owned by Google. You can create a branded domain email address with them, and all emails will be sent and received on their secure servers.
Wistia – Reliable, flexible, secure and feature rich video hosting service. One of the great things about the software is that it automatically re-encodes the video file for the best bitrate based on the internet speed the viewer has. You also do not have to worry about uploading a video with certain dimensions because it will allow you to set it and make adjustments after uploading it.
ActiveCampaign – Reliable, flexible, and feature rich email list management software/email marketing system.
Gravity Forms – Reliable, flexible, and feature rich WordPress form creation plugin.
OnceHub (formerly known as ScheduleOnce) – Reliable online scheduling software that integrates with Google calendar in real time. Their current two software services are ScheduleOnce and InviteOnce. ScheduleOnce is the software we integrate within our 7 systems.
Blubrry – Reliable podcast hosting service with a multitude of podcasting tools and distribution channel relationships. This company is the creator of the PowerPress plugin for WordPress (the plugin that allows for you to podcast on your own site and have your own feed).
Simple Podcast Press – Reliable podcast player plugin for WordPress to make your player look more professional.
Memberpress – Reliable, flexible, and feature rich membership software plugin for WordPress that includes transaction email options and media link protection.
Prevent Direct Access Gold – Reliable media protection plugin for WordPress that allows for protection of uploaded files in forums.
Zoom – Reliable and feature rich video conferencing software service.
Thrive Themes – The creators of Thrive Architect and Thrive Leads; two WordPress plugins that we use that allows for you to easily create landing pages on your own site and a various different types of flexible opt-in forms that integrate with any email marketing system. They also have several other WordPress plugins in their suite of products that allow for you to easily add a variety of advanced features to your site.
Yoast SEO Plugin – Powerful search engine optimization plugin for WordPress with numerous features. We consider the free version a “must have” on any WordPress site.
Sendible – Very user friendly and feature rich social media management software. Think Hootsuite, but easier to navigate without confusion.