RESOURCES & REFS

Every Resources & Refs link ever all in one place.

  1. How to create valuable content

  2. How to transition from startup to a serious business

  3. Leadquizzes- easy quiz templates

  4. Infogram- infographic maker

  5. Product Hunt- find new products when they first launch

  6. How to get started with affiliate marketing (uber thorough beginner’s guide)

  7. Successful content is ridiculously easy to use

  8. Amy Porterfield's FREE course creation starter kit

  9. All about organic click through rate (CTR)

  10. 5 Actions Backed by Research to Improve Your Content Marketing

  11. Generate 1 Million Keyword Suggestions in 7 Seconds

  12. Your Trademark Bible

  13. 4 Things That Women in Business Must Develop to Overcome

  14. Adversity and Fear

  15. How to Advertise on Google & Boost Your Business in 2019

  16. No Product Ready at Launch? Content to the Rescue

  17. Rakuten Optimism event is October 23... get your tix now!

  18. 12 Powerful Secrets of Entrepreneurs Who Made $32.9 Million With Online Courses

  19. Tips on how to grow a $100k biz

  20. The 2019 SEO Services Report

  21. 7 Google Analytics Reports That Show How Your Blog is Really Performing

  22. Brian Dean's skyscraper technique

  23. Hotjar- stalk your website’s user behavior

  24. Member Site Academy

  25. Twitter URL Search- see who shared a URL and ask them to share yours

  26. Entrepreneur on Fire podcast

  27. EOFire income reports

  28. Smart Passive Income income reports

  29. Social Media Marketing Industry Report

  30. Think Media- the best gear for your channel

  31. VidIQ- helps you track your ranking

  32. ProfitWell- free content on pricing

  33. Win Without Pitching

  34. Hubspot- good example of freemium to paid with tons of upgrades

  35. Exit Intelligence- exit popups with changing offers

  36. Canva- create free infographics, design cheat sheets or checklists

  37. 5 Skills EVERY YouTuber Needs

  38. NPS- net promoter score

  39. AskNicely.com- get customer feedback

  40. Qualaroo- automate user research

  41. SurveyMonkey- easy survey tool

  42. Typeform- pretty (and also easy) survey tool

  43. Meetup.com- set up alerts for local events

  44. Pitch it Perfect- Julie Solomon's pitching course

  45. Rafflecopter- giveaway software  

  46. A Beginner's Guide to Retargeting Ads

  47. The Best Free Video Chat Options

  48. Nacho Analytics- stalk your competitors analytics

  49. Adbeat- see how your competitors ads are doing

  50. Storytelling example via Casey Neistat

  51. 21 Sites With FREE Stock Photos

  52. Typeform- online quiz maker

  53. Bounce Exchange- marketing tool

  54. Exit Intelligence- popups are managed for you (including your desired conversion rate)

  55. 1K Projects- scarf up someone's abandoned project dirt cheap

  56. How to price your products

  57. 19 Closing Phrases to Seal a Sales Deal

  58. How to Make Money While You Sleep With Affiliate Marketing

  59. Jobs at Problogger- find freelancers

  60. Fiverr- more freelancers

  61. Upwork- even more freelancers

  62. How Much Should I Pay a Freelance Writer

  63. Sunny Lenarduzzi's hot script formula- keep people watching your videos (or reading your posts) longer

  64. 8 Steps to Increase Your Instagram Engagement

  65. 10 (almost) Effortless Ways to Increase Facebook Engagement

  66. 5 Quick Tips to Increase YouTube Engagement

  67. Fambebit- sponsorship network

  68. How to Get Started with Brand Deals on YouTube

  69. How Much Do YouTubers Get Paid for Brand Deals?

  70. Traffic and Conversion Summit - conference

  71. Affiliate Summit - conference

  72. Affiliate World - conference

  73. SMX Advanced - conference

  74. CXL Live - conference

  75. Sprout Social- schedule posts

  76. Buffer- manage all social media accounts in one spot

  77. Agorapulse- social media management

  78. Coschedule- map out content from draft to social share

  79. A Ridiculously Simple Instagram Strategy for 2019

  80. 7 Ways to Land Sponsors and Brand Deals

  81. Popup Ally- create exit popups

  82. ScheduleOnce- schedule calls with those leads from #1

  83. Zapier- store the FB emails you've collected in Google sheets

  84. Blog Title Generator

  85. 4 Rich Snippets Plugins

  86. Google Suggest- find keywords

  87. Keyword Tool- find more keywords

  88. KWfinder- find even more keywords

  89. Ubersuggest- you guessed it... more keywords

  90. Content re-usage framework

  91. Google Finance- stalk what other companies in your space are worth

  92. trackable link

  93. joint video or webinar

  94. The Copy Cure by Marie Forleo

  95. How to Write Customer-Centric Copy

  96. Why Your Copy Shouldn't Be About You

  97. How to Create Viral Content

  98. How to 100x the Effectiveness of Your Next Blog Post

  99. How to Get 500 Email Subscribers

  100. Brian Tracy

  101. Goals Mastery Course

  102. ConversionXL- how to optimize your content

  103. Conversion Rate Experts- how to optimize your content

  104. Quick Sprout- blog about CRO

  105. Neil Patel- SEO/CRO blog

  106. Google Conversion Optimizer

  107. How to Attract Your Ideal Audience

  108. Free PR Tips

  109. Privy- create custom popups to capture email addresses

  110. Mobile Monkey- Facebook messenger marketing tool

  111. OneSignal- create web push notifications

  112. Optimizely- split testing tool

  113. 6 Awesome Tools for Running a Contest

  114. Customer.io- send emails based on actions your customers take

  115. Vero- email people who haven't activated their account yet

  116. Constant Contact- another newsletter service

  117. Copy Hackers- make sure your emails are well written

  118. Qualaroo- analyze the feedback you're getting from readers

  119. Google Word Cloud- find words repeated most in your audience's responses

  120. Google Keyword Planner

  121. Open Site Explorer- shows the number of links your competitors already have on search terms

  122. Google Trends- see how your keywords are doing

  123. Clicky- see what terms people are using before they land on your site

  124. Alexa- see how many views your peers get from search

  125. Upwork- hire freelancers

  126. Fiverr- more freelancers

  127. Freelancer- even more freelancers

  128. Subscribers.com- web push notifications

  129. Manhattan Media- find unused ad space

  130. Novus Media- another option to find unused ad space

  131. Boss YouTube Channel Checklist

  132. How to YouTube live

  133. MixRank- see what your peers are doing with their ads

  134. Adbeat- another way to see what your peers are doing

  135. Alexa- how your peers sites are doing

  136. Quantcast- see who visits the sites that feature your competition's ads

  137. Outbrain- content distribution network

  138. Sharethrough- makes your content look native on big sites like Forbes

  139. 3-Month SEO Plan

  140. YouTube for Entrepreneurs

  141. 0-100,000 YouTube subscribers

  142. SurveyMonkey- easy way to ask people what they want from you

  143. Boss YouTube Channel Checklist

  144. Google Analytics URL Builder

  145. Price Intelligently- get your subscription pricing right

  146. Google Conversion Optimizer- automatically adjusts ads to perform better

  147. Zero to Influence YouTube Bootcamp

  148. User-generated content ideas

  149. How to hire a PR firm

  150. Angel List- find interns here

  151. HARO- connect with reporters who need expert contributors

  152. KingSumo- giveaway tool

  153. Crazyegg- optimize for revenue not just conversion rates

  154. Optimizely- see how your stuff is selling

  155. VWO- A/B testing platform

  156. VidIQ- stalk your niche and competitors for keywords

  157. Feedly- marketing blogs in one feed

  158. Quick Sprout- website optimization

  159. Nuzzel- trending news in your industry

  160. BuzzSumo- find what's trending in your niche

  161. AHRefs- research your competitors

  162. What Runs Where- stalk ad campaigns

  163. Coschedule- map out and schedule content

  164. Sweet Process- document your process

  165. Buffer- social media manager

  166. MeetEdgar- social post scheduler

  167. Screaming Frog Spider- SEO tool that audits content for you

  168. Click Flow- optimize organic click-thru rates

  169. SingleGrain- marketing tool giveaway

  170. Google Search Console- see how your content is performing

  171. Mailchimp- email newsletter service (free up to 2,000 subscribers)

  172. Mobilemonkey- help with FB messenger bots

  173. Facebook chat- like an RSS feed in messenger

  174. Retargeting- not cheap, but it works

  175. Asana- content calendar with goal tracking

  176. Rise of the Youpreneur by Chris Ducker

  177. Youpreneur Summit - conference

  178. MixPanel- analyze user journeys

  179. GrowthHackers North Star- software to help you grow based on test results

  180. Tapfiliate- affiliate marketing program

  181. HasOffers- affiliate marketing program

  182. Get Ambassador- referral program software

  183. ConvertKit- email newsletter program

  184. Hubspot- they'll lead score for you + software to help you consolidate and grow

  185. SEMRush- marketing tools

  186. Alexa- stalk your lead's web traffic

  187. ClearBit- analyzes your lead's company for you

  188. MadKudu- analyzes the actions leads have taken on your site

  189. Drip- email service provider

  190. Intercom- messenger bot products

  191. LinkedIn Autofill- get lots of info on your lead based on their LinkedIn profile

  192. Click to Tweet- literally does what it says.

  193. Referral Candy- invite people to share your stuff to grow your network

  194. Invite Referrals- encourage people to share your content

  195. Slack- team communication tool

  196. Planoly- Instagram planner

  197. Influencer Podcast Facebook Group

  198. Free Guide to Productivity

  199. Open Graph- change meta descriptions for social media (you can do it in Yoast)

  200. Kickstarter- create crowd funding campaigns to help you get started

  201. One Signal- push notification software to make your posts pop up in peoples' browsers

  202. HelloBar- email opt-in box for your blog

  203. SumoMe- tools to automate your site growth

  204. OptinMonster- email list growth tool

  205. Income Store- business buyer

  206. FE International- how to buy/sell a business

  207. Buy Biz Sell- find businesses for sale

  208. Flippa- find online businesses for sale

  209. Empire Flipper- buy/sell online businesses

  210. Uber Suggest- find keywords for your tags

  211. Segment- integration tool

  212. AdWeek- see what other brands are doing with their ads to get ideas for yours

  213. How to Start a Blog

  214. Headline formulas

  215. Subscribers.com- web push notifications

  216. ProBlogger- job board for writers

  217. Google Page Speed- check your page speed

  218. PingDom- check your website performance

  219. Optimizely - optimize your content

  220. Visual Website Optimizer - optimize your content

  221. Unbounce - optimize your content

  222. Mixpanel - optimize your content

  223. Chartbeat - optimize your content

  224. 5 Best Wordpress Plugins

  225. Calculate the lifetime value (LTV) of your customers

  226. The Bucketlist Bombshells

  227. Build Your List with YouTube

  228. Patreon- allow people to pay a membership fee for your MVP

  229. MVP Creation Cheatsheet

  230. PowerPoint or KeyNote- build mini courses to give away

  231. How to Stop Making Excuses

  232. Know When You're Making Bad Excuses

  233. How to Know If You're Making Excuses or Thinking Clearly

  234. 10 Ways to Stop Making Excuses

  235. 7 Steps for Getting What You Want

  236. Promo prep plan & checklist

  237. How to make money as an affiliate marketer

  238. Chart Goals to Create a Roadmap to Success

  239. 4 Science-Backed Goal Setting Strategies

  240. Click Flow- optimize organic click-thru rates

  241. How to Advertise on Facebook

  242. Facebook Ad Tips by Rick Mulready

  243. Promo prep plan & checklist

  244. How to make money as an affiliate marketer

  245. FREE List-Building Masterclass

  246. FREE Avatar Worksheet

  247. How to Create Your ICA to Attract New Customers

  248. Follow your gut research

  249. 4 Ways to Get Advertisers on Your Site

  250. 13 Reasons Why Blog Ads Suck

  251. The Value of Time

  252. Fiverr- hire freelancers for even the smallest of tasks

  253. How to 100x Your Subscriber Base & Double Your Revenue

  254. GTmetrix- see how fast your site is

  255. Free Marketing Giveaways

  256. 10 Ways to Earn or Build Backlinks

  257. Influencer Fee- calculate what a sponsored IG post is worth

  258. How Speakers Can Grow Their Email List

  259. Bob Proctor

  260. How to Do a Webinar

  261. How to Monetize Your Webinars

  262. Gravy- failed payment collectors

  263. Facebook group qualifying questions

  264. Net Promoter Score (NPS)- tells what people think of your product. Aim for 60 or higher.

  265. Work Backwards to Set Great Business Goals

  266. Quant-Based Marketing: Reverse Engineering Marketing Success

  267. Jim Cathcart

  268. Find Opportunities to Disrupt Any Industry in 20 Minutes

  269. The Secret to Finding Your Passion

  270. 1,000 True Fans

  271. Moz Beginner’s Guide to SEO

  272. Sprout Social- schedule posts

  273. Buffer- manage all social media accounts in one spot

  274. Agorapulse- social media management

  275. Coschedule- map out content from draft to social share

  276. Create & Cultivate - conference

  277. Babes in Business - meet ups

  278. BlogHer- conference

  279. Social Media Marketing World - conference