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We Only Recommend, What We Would Use Ourselves

I’m making this resource page so there is a “home base” for all the things we recommend. Please note that some of these links will be affiliate links, which means the company pays a small commission to me if you make a purchase using the link. It’s one of the ways we keep our business going and it’s no charge to you. So thank you in advance.

Website Hosting

HostGator: It’s cheap. The customer service is awesome. And its reliable. If you’re building out your first website, definitely use HostGator. Make sure to use the discount code: NYCTECH30 to close to 65%.

GoDaddy: For all of your domain needs I use GoDaddy. It’s the best and it’s well known. Plus you can register your domain for 99 cents using this link. 🙂

WordPress Themes

WordPress.org: has everything you need to build a WordPress Website. But most of these themes are free and limited. Still, WordPress is awesome!

Themeforest: The number 1 marketplace for premium themes and where we go to recommend a lot of our ecommerce themes such as Flatsome and Shopkeeper.

Flatsome Theme: The best selling WordPress premium ecommerce theme. We have a few tutorials using this theme.

Shopkeeper Theme: One of the easiest to use themes available. The developers at Shopkeeper have done a great job with this theme.

WordPress Plugins

Elementor Pagebuilder: This is my new favorite pagebuilder for WordPress. There is a free version and a pro version. I used the pro version to build this website!

Elementor Popups: Did you see the email pop ups on this website? They were made with the Elementor Popup builder.

Google Analytics: If you want to keep track of your traffic coming to your website…this is the plugin for you.

Yoast SEO: I don’t know how I feel about SEO nowadays but it is what made me successful when I first started and it was this plugin that did it.

Email Marketing

Aweber: Aweber is one of the most popular email services around. And we have a cool tutorial using it!

MailChimp: Easy to use service. I use them for my email newsletter.

LeadPages: They offer some of the best landing pages available. LeadPages has spent a lot of time studying the type of landing pages that convert to sell and make people want to optin to emails. Definitely worth checking out.

Images

Unsplash: This is where I turn to for beautiful, free, stock photos. I’ll be updating this section soon with more options!

Website Security

WordFence: Stay safe! Use this plugin to keep your website protected. This is noe of the best security plugins available.

Product Distribution / Shopping Carts

E-Junkie: This is what I use to collect payments and have my ebooks automatically distributed for me. It pays for itself once you sell one ebook. If you are selling any electronic products on your website, check out E-Junkie.

Commission Junction: This is a place where you can find affiliate partners and also put up your own products to sell so others can become affiliates of yours. If you want to get into affiliate marketing this is a good place to start.

Branding / Advertising

Jameson Kung – My own website which is an all encompassing website that not only talks about online branding but how to be influential and connect with people on a human level.

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