TOOLS TO HELP LEVEL UP YOUR BUSINESS
These are the tried and trusted tools we’ve used to consistently grow our stellar in-house team and the teams of our consulting clients. We highly recommend them.
Virtual phone system. RingCentral, Inc. (NYSE: RNG) is a global provider of cloud enterprise unified communications and collaboration solutions. More flexible and cost-effective than legacy on-premise systems, RingCentral empowers today’s mobile and distributed workforces to be connected anywhere and on any device through voice, video, team messaging, collaboration, SMS, conferencing, online meetings, contact center, and fax.
CMS – MARKETING CRM
Competitor to Ontraport. Another great marketing CRM. ActiveCampaign helps any business connect and engage with their contacts through powerful, easy-to-use email marketing and contact management.
Marketing CRM for very simple digital-only products. ConvertKit is email marketing software for online creators. With ConvertKit, it’s easy to customize and embed forms on your website to turn casual readers into subscribers.
Our favorite markeing CRM. Great for B2B and more sophisticated marketing automation. Create and launch your automated marketing campaigns and all your promotional pieces — from emails to pages to pop-up forms — right inside of Ontraport so it's all seamlessly connected.
Heat map tool
Hotjar is a powerful tool that reveals the online behavior and voice of your users. By combining both Analysis and Feedback tools, Hotjar gives you the 'big picture' of how to improve your site's user experience and performance/conversion rates.
Tracking staff productivity and contractor hours
Video Editing. Social videos/transcription
Our favorite chat bot. Drift is the first conversational marketing platform and is the new way businesses buy from businesses. A Drift chatbot is a powerful tool that can ask your qualification questions and create leads in your CRM.
CMS – WEBSITE
Website content managment. WordPress is an online, open source website creation tool written in PHP. But in non-geek speak, it's probably the easiest and most powerful blogging and website content management system (or CMS) in existence today. WordPress is the world’s most popular tool for creating websites. WordPress is capable of creating any style of website, from a simple blog to a full-featured business website. You can even use WordPress to create an online store.
BriteVerify is the industry's longest standing and most complete email and contact verification solution. Our technology allows you to gather real contact data at the point of collection paired with the ability to check your data at any time – protecting customer experience and your email reputation. Affiliate link: Business Standard Plan: E6DF4RVK6HXAHDG
Web-based webinars, great marketing features. Recorded video quality not great. "Demio is the easy way for marketing and customer-education teams to effectively scale their efforts through live video in less time than ever before Demio is a smart webinar platform designed to enable users to engage, communicate, and build relationships with their prospects and customers."
Group Communication Tool
CMS – LANDING PAGES
Great building landing pages. Create simple funnels that quickly capture your visitors’ contact information, so you can generate new leads to follow-up with again and again, even after they leave your page!
Accept and send payments via PayPal. Good addition to Stripe. PayPal is a service that enables you to pay, send money, and accept payments. Register your credit card or debit card with your PayPal account.
Takes credit cards. Stripe is a technology company that builds economic infrastructure for the internet. Businesses of every size—from new startups to public companies—use our software to accept payments and manage their businesses online.
Follow up tool
Respond to multiple emails
Templated emails for Gmail. Mixmax is professional productivity tool for Gmail and Google Inbox. Mixmax enables sales professionals turn e-mail from a static and plain experience into a more interactive one by boosting Gmail features.
Videos for your team / follow up videos