Tools

I use many tools in my business but only a select few, detailed on this page, come with my highest recommendation.

In all cases these are tools that I use personally to run and grow my business.

Important Notice:

Affiliate links are used on this page and in other pages that are linked to below. This means that if you click a link and make a purchase then I will receive a commission. In most cases I could earn higher commission by recommending more expensive alternatives. However, I only recommend tools I use myself and have a detailed experience of using. My own choice of tools is driven by functionality, company integrity and customer service. Also, it’s important to know that 90%+ of my income comes from creating my own products and my affiliate recommendations are purely based on what is most helpful not what small commissions I might be able to earn.

Finally, although I consider these tools the best for me, they may not be the best choice for you. This is why I have provided, detailed reviews and insights to help you make an informed decision.

If you have any questions about these tools or any others please don’t hesitate to get in touch!

SiteGround
When I moved from $80/month VPS hosting to SiteGround’s GrowBig plan at $5.95/month I wasn’t quite sure what to expect.

Read about what happened and my extensive SiteGround review here

In short, the result was very pleasing with regard to site loading speeds, functionality, easy of use and customer support. 

Advances in website hosting technology and server capacity means you simply don’t have to pay a lot for your hosting unless you have very specific requirements or extremely high traffic.

I thoroughly recommend SiteGround, check out my review on the blog here:

ThriveCart

Whatever you sell online you need a shopping cart to allow customers to pay you.

ThriveCart is my #1 choice and has an incredible range of powerful features.

The team behind it have a long history of producing high quality software and are continuously improving ThriveCart based upon user feedback. 

Check out my full review and bonus package here:

Thrive Architect

Thrive Architect is staggeringly superb – it’s truly a fantastic piece of kit.

I use it almost every day to build sales pages, optin pages, webinar registration pages, download and membership pages.

Thrive Themes, the company behind it, has constant seemingly endless development with new enhancements being released almost on a weekly basis.

It’s cheaper than many alternatives and I simply can’t recommend it enough.

Thrive Architect is just one of a number of products from Thrive Themes. I recommend getting their Membership option which gives you unlimited access to everything.