Below are some of my most valuable tools and resources. I have used each of these personally, or I have several clients who have used them with excellent results.  If you need a referral that is not on this list, ask me.

Over the years, I have used several payroll services from local mom and pop services to the industry's biggest names. With various package offerings, excellent customer service, and integration with Quickbooks, Gusto is my favorite. Gusto is a perfect option for any size business running payroll. Learn more or sign up here. When you run your first payroll, we both will receive a $100 Amazon gift card. How awesome is that?

One of the most frequent concerns I hear from wannabe entrepreneurs is around healthcare benefits. All too often, the loss of your employer-based healthcare plan can keep you shackled to your job. Christian Healthcare Ministries is the solution that works best for our family. It may not be for you, but it is worth researching.  CHM is a Christian-based ministry that shares its members' medical bills and is an affordable option to insurance. I am a member, and we have had success in sharing our medical expenses. Use this link to learn more. If you sign up here, we both get a free month.  Now, that is a deal!

Every business owner needs affordable access to legal advice and representation. Legalshield was one of my earliest purchases as a business owner. For a small monthly subscription price, expert legal advice is a phone call away. Your law firm has experts in all aspects of the law from contracts, collections, employment, and more. Legalshield also has a unique short-term plan designed for those starting a new business.  Under this plan, your law firm will create the right legal entity and other issues about launching your new business. Call me or click here to learn more.

Imagine appointments with prospects magically appearing on your calendar. That's what can happen and DID happen for a client of mine when you use the best live answer and sales enablement service from If you are not ready for live chat, then get their free chatbot. Yes, I said free. Everyone should get it. You can see the chatbot in action on my website.

Ditch the paper and always have your notes when you need them. Evernote is my go-to note-taking app that syncs my notes between my phone and computer. I've been a user for seven years now; there's a wealth of information in my notebooks – from conference notes to webinar notes to meeting notes. It's all in there, and I am on the free plan.

I've been using ConvertKit to build new forms and landing pages to grow my email list as a creator. It's the easiest way to launch your next creative project! Sign up through this link, and you'll unlock 1,000 subscribers for free.