I thought it would be helpful to create a resource page that you can come to for your marketing and business needs.
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- WordPress: Web software you can use to create a beautiful website or blog. The #1 Blog Publishing Platform. Free and easily customizable with wonderful support. All of my blogs use WordPress.
- Bluehost: All of my websites are hosted on Bluehost. Easy to use, 1-click automatic WordPress installation and great customer service. I HIGHLY RECOMMEND using Bluehost for your first site.
Email Subscriptions & Marketing
- Aweber: The internet’s most powerful email opt-in service and email marketing/broadcasting tool. This is what I use to build my email list and newsletter.
Product Distribution & Shopping Carts
- E-Junkie: You can use e-junkie to sell your patterns on your website. It’s compatible with Paypal Standard, Paypal Pro, Google Checkout, Authorize.net, TrialPay, Clickbank & 2CheckOut. Low monthly price of $5. It allows for instant downloads with your help.
- Paypal: Paypal is a must have in online business.
Software and Computer Education
- Lynda: Learn software, pick up brand-new skills from industry leaders through video tutorials.