Just for you! Here is a list of the top tools and resources that I use to run my business successfully.
After some trial and error (fun stories to come) I am happy to share the tools that help me run my business online. Just so you know (tiny disclaimer), few of these are affiliate links (aka I partnered with the company because I use the product and proudly endorse them – so I do receive a commission if you pay to sign up). Go ahead read the list and enjoy these awesome products and services. Follow me on Pinterest to get tons of resources, a sneak peek into my lifestyle, and learn about upcoming free trainings. Click the image below: Follow me on Instagram to keep up with my life and travels as I enjoy seeing the world while making money in my sleep (plus super cute pictures of my dog that you won’t resist):
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Domain Name Registration You are going to need a domain name for your upcoming awesome website! I recommend GoDaddy because they get the job done and their customer support is amazing.
Hosting You will need to get hosting and I recommend HostGator. They are right on budget and they have great customer support.
Elegant Themes The best part of WordPress is that you can customize it. Click here and check out some easy to use and great looking variety of themes.
Your blog is a great way to attract new leads. Make sure you have a way to capture their e-mail addresses so that you can stay in touch with them, let them get to know you, and give them an opportunity to learn about your future promotions and sales. I highly recommend either GetResponse or Aweber. Use the one that best fits your needs.
InfusionSoft: If you are reading to do some ninja email-marketing campaigns then you will need a more robust system. My favorite system that helps me close more sales in my sleep is InfusionSoft. Click here to learn more about how Infusionsoft can help you with automated email marketing.
WebinarJam: One of my favorite ways to build my email list and my following is with webinars. I’ve used several different webinar tools, but WebinarJam is by far the best. We literally use it every single day in our business and couldn’t be without it. Click here to find out more about WebinarJam
Marketing Training Experts Academy Have you ever wanted to share you story with the world and get paid for it? Do people consistently ask you the same question over and over because of your expertise? Then get ready to learn how you can become a highly paid speaker, seminar leader, author, internet marketer, and coach with these FREE videos.
Click here to get access to the BEST information on how to monetize what you know and share it with the world from a New York Times bestselling author- Brendon Burchard.
My Free Webinars Course Webinars are an incredible tool to leverage in building your brand, growing a following, and making sales online. In this e-course I reveal my top strategies for creating, promoting, and hosting dominating webinars that grow your email list and make you money!
Attract Your Dream Clients With Instagram Ever wonder how to use the power of digital images to attract your dream clients and customers? Instagram has quickly become the social media darling of the online world. It’s plenty of fun to use, but what if you could use it to grow your customer base and explode your income?
To help you grow your social footprint on Instagram I’ve enlisted Instagram marketing expert, Chanelle Segerious-Bruce to share her expertise with you in an easy to follow, simple step by step instructional course to help you crush it like a boss with Instagram!
Social Ads Domination Facebook has become a dominant force in the online community and growing your email list and customer base with this awesome website can be complicated and expensive if you don’t know what you’re doing.
That’s why I put together a completely free training webinar to walk you through your first steps to setting up your own Facebook ads that convert! I’ve grown a list of over 35,000 subscribers in multiple niches thanks to Facebook ads and in this free webinar I’ll show you some of my favorite techniques. Click here to register now
Produce Like A Boss We may not all have the same talents, abilities, backgrounds, or skills, but we all have 24 hours in a day. If you’re feeling overwhelmed with the amount of items on your to do list and you’re finding yourself working very hard, but not getting the results you want you need my course Produce Like a Boss.
It will give you a powerful and simple strategy to cut through the clutter of every day, develop powerful action plans that produce results, and 10x your productivity!
Lady Boss Academy My signature program has helped women entrepreneurs all around the world take their talents and message and turn it into powerful online brands and income streams. Whether you’re new to the entrepreneurial world or you’re already a seasoned marketer the Lady Boss Academy is designed to give you a no nonsense strategy to follow to grow your online brand, create your own products and programs that sell in your sleep, and give you the lifestyle freedom that most can only dream about. Click here now to get on the wait list.
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Canon Rebel T3i I cannot say enough about the importance of good pictures. The Canon Rebel T3i is the best entry level camera on the market. I shoot all of my videos and pictures with this camera. It is easy to use and not heavy (for travel). Maximize your online presence with high quality images that do not cost an arm in a leg. Invest in a good camera.
50 mm Lense Ever wanted those super cool pictures where you are in focus and the background is out of focus? Ever want your pictures to look like you paid a ton of $$$ for them with a small budget? You need this lense. After spending $600 on the camera, another $100 on the lense will make the investment all the worth while. I shoot all my videos and pics with this lense. zoom zh1 audio recorder Professional cameras are great for increased video quality but often lack in the sound department. Want your viewers to hear your message without that dreaded plan flying over you? Be prepared with a microphone. Inexpensive and easy to use, I have found this microphone to work great in a variety of settings.
audio technica atr 3350 lavalier microphone If you need a little more flexibility while recording your videos and would like a wireless option. This is the mic for you. The audio technica runs for about $20 and is a great value for money, however you probably will have to clean up the audio quality post production with an audio editor like audacity (which is free by the way). By the way, you’ll find that the audio technica records in mono(one channel) you can actually purchase an adapter for a couple of bucks that will make the microphone output in stereo to your recorder. Here’s the amazon link to the adapter
Blue Microphone- Snowball USB Microphone- This is a great microphone to record your podcast or simply present on an online webinar. It is affordable and very reliable. Not to mention, easy to use!
CyberLink PowerDirector 12 If you’re using a mac computer then iMOvie is really all you need to make great looking videos. If you’re using a pc then I recommend spending little bit of money for a great video editor. You can download a free 30 day trial to get a feel for the program, but even when you’re ready to purchase it you shouldn’t have to spend more than $70 to $80 for this phenomenal piece of software.
Camtasia & ScreenFlow Doing webinars and screencasts is very profitable. Since I’m typically using a pc I use camtasia to record my powerpoints and screencasts. If you’re using a mac I recommend using screenflow. I have found camtasia to be more than adequate for any of the screen recording I’ve done.
PicMonkey Whether it is adding text to a photo, editing a photo, or simply resizing it Picmonkey is my go to tool. It is free but you can upgrade to gain access to added features. Easy to use and get’s the job done without any complicated Photoshop training.
Slide Design Stop spending too much time designing your slides for presentations. Simply purchase a template and focus on creating content. Click here to learn more about slide design and to look at templates available for purchase. (Great for both Mac & PC). Network Marketing/MLM/Multi-level Marketing Tools
FB Prospecting Power 2.0 It is no secret that Facebook is a phenomenal tool for your business if you know how to use it. FB Prospecting Power 2.0 is an online course that walks you step by step on how my husband and I have built a six figure business while working from home in our network marketing business. This course is available anywhere as long as you have a computer and access to the internet. It is a one time cost that accordingly to many testimonials has more than paid for itself with increasing prospects, great personal branding strategies, and proven scripts to talk to prospects. Still need more info? Check out this FREE webinar on how to never run out of people to talk to on Facebook. Marketing Multinivel Hoy My biggest passion is working with the Latino community in network marketing. As I proceeded to build my team with Spanish speakers I realized that they struggled to keep up with training that was not in their native language and was not culturally specific. That is why I founded MarketingMultinivelHoy.com.
The #1 resource for personal development and training for Latinos 100% in Spanish. The site has amazing training, resources, recruiting scripts, and much more. Be sure to tell your teams about it and to subscribe so that you can reap the benefits of the amazing training.
ProspectandoHoy.com In this online course, I teach Spanish speaking network marketers how to prospect using Facebook so that they never run out of people to talk to in their home based business.Facebook is the #1 tool available to create a personal brand, network with other industry leaders, and expand your influence. This course is 100% in Spanish!
Magnetic Sponsoring – Mike Dillard A great resource to all network marketers is knowledge of attraction marketing. Check out this link on how you too can never run out of people to talk simply by attraction. Books to Read Why do I recommend books? Because even though not all readers are leaders, ALL leaders are readers. Make sure you are feeding your mind so it is prepared for success. I read one book a week but here are some of my favorites:
Think & Grow Rich
The Richest Man In Babylon
Rich Dad Poor Dad
The Slight Edge
Ambition is Not a Dirty Word: A Woman’s Guide to Earning her Worth and Achieving her Dreams
Leadership and Self-Deception: Getting out of the box
Go Pro – 7 Steps to Becoming a Network Marketing Professional
The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business
To see a complete list of my favorite books, visit my Pinterest board filled with them for all the details.
Check out these interviews and media mentions that will add tons of value to you:
Forbes.com article: 6 Authentic Ways to Attract Clients Online
Forbes.com: Creative Onboarding Strategies To Set Your New Hire Up For Success
Forbes.com: Difficult customer? Seven Proven Strategies to Turn the Relationship Around
Forbes.com: Top 15 Tips To Effectively Manage Remote Clients
Forbes article: 12 creative ways to engage audiences and keep your marketing fresh
Forbes article: 10 practical things you can do today to build your personal brand
Forbes article: Want to keep your best salespeople? Eight retention strategies that work.
Forbes article- 13 Creative Branding Tactics To Help You Stand Out From the Crowd
Forbes article- Feeling unenthusiastic about work? 16 tricks to reignite your passion.
Forbes Article- 13 Essential Tips for Coaches To Attract More Clients on Facebook
Forbes Article: 15 Ways Your Organization Can Create A Safe Space In A Divisive World
Huffington Post Article- Business Advice From 10 Six-Figure Female Entrepreneurs
Forbes article- Take off your mask and become more comfortable being you
Forbes article-15 activities or hobbies you can do to help keep yourself centered
Forbes article- Want higher quality applicants? Try these proven hiring strategies
Her Money Matters Podcast Interview
Lifestyle Solopreneur Podcast Interview
Wishing you success, Ilean Harris