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Here are the top tools I use in my biz

Whether you're a freelance social media manager, agency owner, or content creator - I've got you covered! Here, you'll find a curated collection of essential tools, resources, and templates that I use to manage and run my own social media management business while exploring the globe.

Let me save you the headache of trying to figure out ALL the things you need to kickstart + streamline your business, and instead grab them below!

PS. Some of the tools and resources mentioned may contain affiliate links. This means that if you click on these links and make a purchase or sign up for a service, I may earn a commission at no additional cost to you. With that said, I have asked for + included some special deals you can get exclusively from me - enjoy!
 

Shannon's Top Picks

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Drag and drop website builder that I absolutely LOVE. It's one of the most user friendly & customizable platforms for freelancers and creative entrepreneurs.

I host my website using SiteGround. It is known for its secure hosting for small and medium sites and businesses.

Namecheap offers domains & hosting and this is where I got my own website domain from. From there, I used Siteground to host it. 

Business  Essentials

TRY NAMECHEAP

TRY SITEGROUND

TRY SHOWIT

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Plug & play, lawyer-created contract templates for Business Owners: Coaches, Course Creators, & Professional Service Providers. This is where I bought my social media management services contract from. 

When onboarding new clients, I use LastPass for my clients to safely send over login information for their social accounts. 

GSuite is what I use to create my business email, create shared folders with clients, & store internal documents.

TRY GSUITE

TRY LASTPASS

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Notion is what I use to plan, organize, & streamline my content calendar PLUS my clients. It's also what I use to keep track of all my biz tasks, assign deadlines, & get content approved.

Stripe is what I use for my payment processing and I have connected it to my Dubsado so I can send invoices & collect payments. 

Dubsado is my favorite business management tool. It allows me to send client proposals, contracts, invoices, collect payments, create forms, and streamline my workflows. 

TRY DUBSADO

TRY STRIPE

Try Notion

Zoom is the video conferencing platform I use to host discovery calls, client strategy calls, monthly check-ins, & podcast guest interviews. 

Canva is an online graphic design tools that I use to create social media posts + podcast promo material. They have tons of free + paid templates. 

Flodesk has beautiful email templates that you can easily customize and send to your list. I use it to create automatic workflows and email sequences for my freebies & send my weekly newsletter, using Flodesk. 

TRY FLODESK

TRY CANVA

TRY ZOOM

Metricool is what I use to analyze, schedule, & manage my social media accounts + clients. I recently switched from Planoly and have really loved the in-depth analytics. 

TRY METRICOOL

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