Resources to help your business grow

from one small business to another.

The amount of information available to us can be overwhelming at times. It can be hard to decide what product or service is going to best fit your needs. We’re not claiming to have all the answers, but these are budget-conscious solutions we’ve found useful along our journey.

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wave

Free, online bookkeeping and accounting software that’s easy to use. What more can we say?

Wave Financial

Yellow Images

We're not going to lie, we had sticker shock the first time we looked into Yellow Images, but we've come to rely on their high quality mockups. Their assets are designed with creatives in mind and it shows.

Yellow Images

Clickup

ClickUp is how we keep everything organized. Keep track of tasks, plan projects, and more. You can even create documents and white boards inside of ClickUp so everything is one place.

ClickUp

FREE WEBSITE

If you’re in need of a simple, WordPress site, this company might be for you. You can apply to have your site built for free! Even if you don’t make the cut for a free site, their rates are quite reasonable.

The Free Website Guys

Vidyard

A great alternative to Loom, Vidyard is a Chrome extension that allows you to record your screen and your face at the same time. Create up to 25 videos for free with no restrictions on video length.

Vidyard

SHOWIT

The best website builder we’ve used! Our site is built using Showit and we didn’t write one single line of code. We still recommend hiring a pro if you can, but if not, use the link below to get one month free!

Showit

MailerLite

Email marketing and landing pages that are easy to make your own. More user friendly than other platforms we’ve tried and a forever free plan that rocks. Sign up with this link to get a $20 credit on your account!

MailerLite

moo

Quality papers and printing for your business cards, stationary, and marketing materials. We print our business cards through Moo and they always make an impact. Use the link below to get 25% off your first order!

Moo

noissue

Self-service customized packaging products with a focus on sustainability. Noissue’s built-in web tools make it easy to create your own branded packaging with the brand assets you already have.

noissue

dubsado

A woman owned CRM platform to keep you organized and get paid. All of your proposals, clients, projects, contracts, and invoices under one roof. Sign up using the link below to get 20% off your first month or year!

Dubsado

Software and services we love

Gain a greater understanding of your business finances and make sure you’re earning a profit from your business. Fun fact, there’s a story about our beloved Savannah Bananas baseball team in this book!

Profit First
by Mike Michalowicz

A fantastic lesson in marketing, this book is a simple, step-by-step guide to craft your brand story. You’ll learn to position your customer as the hero and clarify your message.

Building A Storybrand by Donald Miller

If you’re in a graphic arts field, or if you just want to learn more about industry pricing and ethical guidelines, you need a copy of this on your bookshelf.

Graphic Artists Guild Handbook

Books we can't live without

adobe color

We love the explore feature in Adobe Color. It’s a great way to search for color inspiration if you have a search term in mind. They’ve also added accessibility tools to ensure your palette is color blind friendly.

Adobe Color

The Coolors color palette generator is one of our favorite things on the internet. It’s a great way to discover new color combinations or just kill some time between meetings.

Coolors

colorspace

Start with one color and Color Space will generate an assortment of color palettes with different properties. It can also generate gradient backgrounds as css code that can be added to websites.

ColorSpace

Nappy

“Beautiful photos of Black and Brown people, for free.” Nappy was created to combat the lack of diversity on many other stock photo sites. Photographer credit is recommended, but not required.

Nappy

Pixabay

Free stock images, plus royalty free illustrations, vectors, videos, music, and sound effects. Be sure to give proper credit whenever you use free stock assets.

Pixabay

unsplash

Free, high-res stock images. A great resource for mood boards and promo images. Just be sure to credit the photographer if you use their image.

Unsplash

same energy

This site is in beta mode, so it’s not perfect, but we love it for finding interesting images and illustrations. Find an image you like, then use it as your search term to find more images with the same energy.

Same Energy

niice

Niice.co is our favorite place to create online mood boards. You can search their library for inspiration or upload your own images. The best part is, you have total control over the layout of your digital board.

Niice

pinterest

This may be the most obvious, but Pinterest is a great place to create mood, inspiration, or aspiration boards.

Pinterest

Where we gather inspiration

coolors