The essentials

 

GreenWaveHosting.com – Quality and affordable domain registration with an excellent control panel for managing all your domains. Plus, they offer amazing customer support if you ever need help with anything. They will even walk you through step-by-step over the phone if you require that extra tender loving care J.

 

GreenWaveHosting.com – The best web hosting that allows you to scale up when needed to fit your needs.

 

GetResponse – By far the best service for managing all your email newsletter and marketing needs. An autoresponder is the number one and most important tool for running a profitable internet business.

 

Easy Capture Page – Probably the easiest ways to create customizable squeeze pages on the web. I can quickly create new pages in under 5 minutes. It offers a point-and-click interface that makes creating squeeze pages super easy. Plus, they eve n offer a free version!

 

GoToWebinar– Webinars are essential for marketing, making sales and engaging with your subscribers to offer them value.

 

YouTube – I use this free service to store and publish almost all my videos.

 

Amazon S3 – This is an extremely reliable internet storage service. It’s perfect for hosting large files like videos and podcasts. When using Amazon S3 you will never run into bandwidth problems, which can be really useful when you are a large product launch.

 

Easy Video Suite – If you use Amazon S3 you will need to publish those files and create video players that will allow you to post them to your website. Easy Video Suite is perfect for doing that. It will take the technical side out of it for you, allowing you to easily and quickly upload your media files and create nice video players for your website. This is a must-have for anyone like me who really doesn’t like to mess with the tech kind of stuff.

Easy Video Suite also allows you to embed ‘buy now’ buttons, embedded opt-in forms, overlays, and full media integration.

 

UptimeRobot.com – A free service that will notify you if your sites ever go down.

 

FileZilla – A free FTP software to upload new files and pages to your websites.

 

WordPress – Most of my businesses are built on WordPress now. I use WordPress for my blogs, my squeeze pages, sales letters, launch pages, and my membership sites.

The WordPress tool has truly revolutionized how entrepreneurs run their online businesses. It basically takes a ton of the tech headaches out of creating your website.

 

Lead Pages – This tool by a long shot is the simpliest for creating mobile responsive squeeze pages, launch pages, sales pages, upsale pages and a whole lot more. I can bang out new pages in under 10 minutes. It offers a point-and-click interface that makes creating squeeze pages, webinar invites and more ridiculously easy.

 

Hybrid Connect – Create slick, engaging pop-ups for your blog and dramatically increase your opt-in subscriber rates.

 

Zamzar – This is a free tool that allows you to convert nearly unlimited types of media file formats, including documents, images, audio, videos, etc. Convert your files to different formats quickly and easily.