Being a blogger, entrepreneur or small business owner means wearing every hat you can shove on your head and having the multi-tasking skills like a badass, mother f*cker. I’ve rounded up 20 of my favorite automation tools for your small business to grow, expand your customer base and help implement your digital marketing strategies while saving you time to you do what you really love, CREATE. Many of these small business, automation marketing tools are free or only cost a small, monthly fee.
ACUITY ONLINE APPOINTMENT SCHEDULING
Acuity Scheduling is an online appointment scheduling software. Clients schedule appointments, pay, and complete intake forms online 24/7. Free signup! Never ask “what time works for you?” again. Clients can quickly view your real-time availability and self-book their own appointments—and even pay online, reschedule with a click, and eliminate 100% of the drudgery.
Looking for affordable and easy to use email marketing and autoresponder tools? Launch and sell your next big thing with email marketing.Find your audience, build a relationship and sell your products. Reach your business goals with AWeber’s email marketing and automation platform.
Bench pairs you with a team of professional bookkeepers to do your bookkeeping, leaving you to run your business. Real humans. Perfect books. Your bookkeeping team imports bank statements, categorizes transactions, and prepares financial statements every month. Learn more with your free trial today.
With Constant Contact, you can create effective email marketing and other online marketing campaigns to meet your business goals. Send great-looking emails that drive big results.
Get the automations and email marketing tools you need to grow your blog and business. Join 19000+ creators and try ConvertKit today. Create more. Worry about email marketing less.Uncomplicated email marketing,backed by a team that cares about your success.
Get your entire marketing strategy under one roof with CoSchedule, the #1 marketing calendar for everything you need organized. Create a unified workflow for every project with CoSchedule's drag + drop calendar. Sync your teams inside a collaborative, cross-functional calendar for social, content, email, events, and more.
Creative Market is a marketplace for ready-to-use design assets from independent creators around the world. Bring your creative projects to life. (check out Dear Miss Modern, one of my faves!)
G SUITE BY GOOGLE CLOUD
Get Gmail, Docs, Drive, and Calendar for business with G Suite. All you need to do your best work, together in one package that works seamlessly from your computer, phone or tablet.
HubSpot is an inbound marketing and sales platform that helps companies attract visitors, convert leads, and close customers.
Small businesses choose QuickBooks to manage their accounting, get invoices paid on time, accept payments & much more. Their products are geared mainly toward small and medium-sized businesses and offer on-premises accounting applications as well as cloud-based versions that accept business payments, manage and pay bills, and payroll functions.
MailChimp is a marketing platform for small businesses. Send beautiful emails, connect your e-commerce store, advertise, and build your brand. Give your customers a clear call to action. With MailChimp, you can create beautiful landing pages that make it easy for people to buy your products or join your list.
Planoly is the first visual planner and scheduler for Instagram. We're the end to end Instagram management platform. Manage your Instagram’s marketing campaigns and content visually before pushing it live. View your data and engagement rates for each post. Track and reply back to comments directly on the app.
The SC Stockshop is the original and premier source for stunning feminine styled stock photos for creative businesses and brands! Professional and exclusive styled stock photography source.
Sendible is a social media management tool that helps agencies and companies boost their productivity on social media. Try it for free.
Slack is where work flows. It's where the people you need, the information you share, and the tools you use come together to get things done.When your team needs to kick off a project, hire a new employee, deploy some code, review a sales contract, finalize next year's budget, measure an A/B test, plan your next office opening, and more, Slack has you covered.
Shopify is the best e-commerce platform that has everything you need to sell online, on social media, or in person.
Tailwind is a pinterest and instagram scheduler, analytics and marketing tool. Save time and post at the best times for engagement, grow together with Tribes, get more actionable analytics. Start free!
*If you're looking for more custom branding and digital marketing services such as web design, social media management or influencer marketing, please check out my company, Realm Media Group and request a free consultation!
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