Million Dollar Online Business Comprehensive Resource Guide

Save Time And Money With These Tested Resources

Resources, Links, & Tools To Build Your Freedom Business and Luxury Lifestyle!

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Some tools listed have similar features (like Simplero covers features found in Aweber).  Check them both out and see which one is right for you.  (We would recommend Simplero :)

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Simplero - Your ENTIRE Online Business In ONE Spot!  Website, Landing Pages, Shopping Cart, Membership Site, Email Broadcasting, Online Store, Payment System, CRM, Customer Insight, Hosting, etc.

Receive 30% off your first three months by using this link:  https://simplero.com/offer/ERICA30

 



Quick List/Must Haves!

Simplero - Your ENTIRE Online Business In ONE Spot!  Website, Landing Pages, Shopping Cart, Membership Site, Email Broadcasting, Online Store, Payment System, CRM, Customer Insight, Hosting, etc.

Receive 30% off your first three months by using this link - https://simplero.com/offer/ERICA30

Stripe – Accept credit cards.

Buffer - Social Media Scheduling

Later - Visual Instagram and Social Media Scheduling

FreshBooks –  Entrepreneur and small business focused accounting system

iWorker or Optimate - Build your team with highly skilled remote workers from around the world.

Acuity – Contacts and clients schedule calls/meetings with you on their own based on your selected availability.  Sell your packages and products.  Get your contracts signed (terms and conditions box). Works with Stripe.

Aweber – Email Marketing and Email Funnels

Zoom – Host voice or video meetings. and record webinars (share your screen for slides & video of your face at the same time).  You can even use this for podcasting if you don’t want to record on Anchor.FM.

LumeCube - Video conference lighting/vlog lighting

Grammarly – Spelling and grammar check wherever you write online.

Googlebait – SEO (Search Engine Optimization) 

Eversign.com – Online e-signatures for contracts (not needed if you have Simplero - see above)

Porkbun.com – Website Domain

DreamHost – Website Hosting

Trello - Organize and Plan Anything Visually

Grasshopper - Virtual Business Phone Line with Text + Optional Vanity Number

Group Leads - Capture Facebook Group Entry Questions and Automatically Add New Group Member Emails To Your CRM, Email List, Funnel, and/or Autoresponders.  This is way less expensive than having an admin or VA do it for you.

Quest Education - Receive Funding For Your New Business Or Pay Off Your Debt Tax-Free and With No Credit Check!

Streamyard - Live stream to multiple platforms at one time with a super simple interface.  Also, lets you add branding elements to your videos, host interviews, record yourself, etc.

 

Mindset

Journaling DayOne

Meditation - Headspace is great for those just starting or who don’t really understand meditation.

Meditation and Relax  Calm app

Create Vision Boards on Pinterest

Mantras  Focus Wheel App

Wealth consciousness reading (see book section below)


Basic Systems

Simplero - Your ENTIRE Online Business In ONE Spot!  Website, Landing Pages, Shopping Cart, Membership Site, Email Broadcasting, Online Store, Payment System, CRM, Customer Insight, Hosting, etc.

Receive 30% off your first three months by using this link - https://simplero.com/offer/ERICA30

Stripe – Accept credit cards.

Zoom – Host voice or video meetings.  Record webinars.

FreeConferenceCall.com – Teleconferencing for hosting live Q&A or Lecture with webcast (love their Meeting Wall feature)

Grammarly – A MUST have!  Anywhere you type online or in their app (have it local on your Mac like Pages or Word) it helps you with spelling and grammar.  The paid version does even more! I love how it tallies up the embarrassing mistakes it has saved me from.

Buffer - Social Media Scheduling

Later - Visual Instagram and Social Media Scheduling

Spishutter – Protect your privacy and yourself from embarrassing moments.  Sometimes at the worst time, your computer’s camera turns on.

Notes – Some people LOVE Evernote.  However, that is way too overkill for me.  I use SimpleNote sometimes Trello.

Trello - Organize and Plan Anything Visually

Grasshopper - Virtual Business Phone Line with Text + Optional Vanity Number

Group Leads - Capture Facebook Group Entry Questions and Automatically Add New Group Member Emails To Your CRM, Email List, Funnel, and/or Autoresponders.  This is way less expensive than having an admin or VA do it for you.

Virtual Assistant Matchmaking - Build your team with highly skilled remote workers from around the world.

Streamyard - Live stream to multiple platforms at one time with a super simple interface.  Also, lets you add branding elements to your videos, host interviews, record yourself, etc.

 

Team Building

Virtual Assistant Matchmaking - Build your team with highly skilled remote workers from around the world. 

 

Time Management & Productivity

Simplero - Your ENTIRE Online Business In ONE Spot!  Website, Landing Pages, Shopping Cart, Membership Site, Email Broadcasting, Online Store, Payment System, CRM, Customer Insight, Hosting, etc.

Receive 30% off your first three months by using this link - https://simplero.com/offer/ERICA30

Asana:  Team, Project, and Task Management Without Email

App Sana:  Local Asana Client For Your Mac.

Buffer - Social Media Scheduling

Later - Visual Instagram and Social Media Scheduling

Toggl:  Time Tracking For Yourself & Team (works with Asana)

Spritz:  Read REALLY FAST!

Acuity Scheduler:  Appointment Scheduler.  Never have to email back and forth to set up a time to meet/talk again.

Google Calendar (part of G-suite (formally Google Apps for Work): But also you can get a version for free with any Gmail email address (not recommended, you need a professional domain email address).  I prefer to sync and view in Apple calendar though.

Fantastical:  This is how I actually view my schedule and appointments because Google Calendar is messy.  Syncs across all devices and with Asana.

Airmail:  AMAZING email client across all devices!  They’ve even brought back the “bounce” button!  Sweet!

Dropbox: File Storage & Sharing.  Get your files anywhere in the world and even store and play all of your media files.  I love Apple products, but iCloud is not as simple to use and has some bugs.

Amazon Prime: Free 2-day shipping on everything and so much more.  Save money and time getting the things that you need to be delivered to you!

Zapier:  Automate repetitive tasks

Unroll.me:  Unsubscribe from all unwanted email in one click.  Or, “roll” all your newsletters and subscriptions into one email.

Be Focused App:  Use the Pomodoro Technique to focus and get important things done with this timer and time tracker.

Trello - Organize and Plan Anything Visually

Trello Desktop App For Mac – Native Mac desktop app for Trello.

Pomello – Timer to use the Pomodoro Technique and syncs with your Trello boards and tasks.

NudgeMail – Never email yourself again.  Stop clogging your inbox with reminders and to-dos.

Group Leads - Capture Facebook Group Entry Questions and Automatically Add New Group Member Emails To Your CRM, Email List, Funnel, and/or Autoresponders.  This is way less expensive than having an admin or VA do it for you.

Virtual Assistant Matchmaking - Build your team with highly skilled remote workers from around the world.


Website & SEO (Search Engine Optimization)

Simplero - Your ENTIRE Online Business In ONE Spot!  Website, Landing Pages, Shopping Cart, Membership Site, Email Broadcasting, Online Store, Payment System, CRM, Customer Insight, Hosting, etc.

Receive 30% off your first three months by using this link - https://simplero.com/offer/ERICA30

SEO – Googlebait.com

Domain Registry – Porkbun (stay away from GoDaddy!)

Website Platform – Simplero

Call To Action Bar – Insert a quick call to action on every page of your website.

DreamHost – Website Hosting

Voicemail on your website: Speakpipe

User Testing:  Peek

Membership Site Software Platform:  Simplero

Suggestion Box on your Website:  Simplero

Live Chat To Your Website – Simplero

Webinar Hosting - Simplero

Simplero - Your ENTIRE Online Business In ONE Spot!  Website, Landing Pages, Shopping Cart, Membership Site, Email Broadcasting, Online Store, Payment System, CRM, Customer Insight, Hosting, etc.

Receive 30% off your first three months by using this link - https://simplero.com/offer/ERICA30

Proof – Shows recent customer purchases on your site to increase conversions.

TinyPNG.com – Compress your website’s images so your WordPress site runs faster.  They also have a WordPress plugin here.

DeadlineFunnel.com – Add urgency to your sales funnel with countdown timers.

Repurpose.io – Automatically publish your podcast, YouTube and Facebook Live videos to other platforms.

Import YouTube Plugin – Automatically import video from YouTube and create a WordPress blog post.

Simple Podcast Press Plugin – Automatically import and create WordPress posts for each episode in your podcast feed.  Add calls to actions and time-stamped show notes.

Virtual Assistant Matchmaking - Build your team with highly skilled remote workers from around the world.


Graphics, Stock Photos, & Printed Materials

Canva - create online graphics, magic resize for various social media platforms, transparent backgrounds, etc., and full service print materials

MyECoverMaker – Create graphics so your information and virtual products look tangible

OnlineSignature.in – create a graphic of your signature to use on your website, email marketing, etc.

Online Signature Maker For Your Email

BigStockPhoto.com

Unsplash.com


Financial

Quest Education - Receive Funding For Your New Business Or Pay Off Your Debt Tax-Free and With No Credit Check!

FreshBooks –  Entrepreneur and small business focused accounting

YNAB (You Need A Budget)

Freedom Budget Worksheet

Stripe – Accept Credit Cards and ACH (checks) Transactions

GoBank – Simple online (virtual) bank account

Quickbooks or Quickbooks Self-Employed – With their companion app, track your mileage automatically as long as your phone is with you when you are driving. Take photos of receipts too and don’t carry around all that trash in your bag.

Credit Karma – Check your credit scores and other services

Financial Education Services – Restore your credit and other services

The Credit People – Clean your credit, raise your score

Mint.com – See your entire financial life in one place.

Acorns.com – Invest small little bits so it doesn’t hurt so much.  Plus, certain retailers will invest for you for buying from them (like Apple and HotelTonight)


Marketing

Simplero - Your ENTIRE Online Business In ONE Spot!  Website, Landing Pages, Shopping Cart, Membership Site, Email Broadcasting, Online Store, Payment System, CRM, Customer Insight, Hosting, etc.

Receive 30% off your first three months by using coupon code "ERICA30" at checkout!

Mad Mimi – VERY simple email marketing.  Drip campaigns and automation included.

Aweber – Email Marketing and Email Funnels

Repurpose.io – Automatically publish your podcast, YouTube and Facebook Live videos to other platforms.

Buffer - Social Media Scheduling

Later - Visual Instagram and Social Media Scheduling

Group Leads - Capture Facebook Group Entry Questions and Automatically Add New Group Member Emails To Your CRM, Email List, Funnel, and/or Autoresponders.  This is way less expensive than having an admin or VA do it for you.

Virtual Assistant Matchmaking - Build your team with highly skilled remote workers from around the world.

Streamyard - Live stream to multiple platforms at one time with a super simple interface.  Also, lets you add branding elements to your videos, host interviews, record yourself, etc.

Smove Mobile iPhone Gimbal and Stabilizer - Patented 3-axis all size smartphone stabilizer with a built-in telescopic extension with pro features: auto face follow and object tracking video recording, programmable motion time lapse, auto portrait mode and panorama, tripod and extension adapter mount, and full user customizable controls.

 

Sales

Simplero - Your ENTIRE Online Business In ONE Spot!  Website, Landing Pages, Shopping Cart, Membership Site, Email Broadcasting, Online Store, Payment System, CRM, Customer Insight, Hosting, etc.

Receive 30% off your first three months by using this link - https://simplero.com/offer/ERICA30

Aweber

Acuity

Grasshopper - Virtual Business Phone Line with Text + Optional Vanity Number

Eversign.com – Online e-signatures for contracts.  Not needed if you have Simplero.

Virtual Assistant Matchmaking - Build your team with highly skilled remote workers from around the world.

Streamyard - Live stream to multiple platforms at one time with a super simple interface.  Also, lets you add branding elements to your videos, host interviews, record yourself, etc.


Social Media Scheduling & Sharing

Buffer - Social Media Scheduling

Later - Visual Instagram and Social Media Scheduling

ShareLinkGenerator.com – Easily create share links for most social media platforms

LinkTree – Add more than one hot link to your Instagram bio.

Repurpose.io – Automatically publish your podcast, YouTube and Facebook Live videos to other platforms.

Simple Podcast Press Plugin – Automatically import and create WordPress posts for each episode in your podcast feed.  Add calls to actions and time-stamped show notes.

Group Leads - Capture Facebook Group Entry Questions and Automatically Add New Group Member Emails To Your CRM, Email List, Funnel, and/or Autoresponders.  This is way less expensive than having an admin or VA do it for you.

Streamyard - Live stream to multiple platforms at one time with a super simple interface.  Also, lets you add branding elements to your videos, host interviews, record yourself, etc.


Podcasting

Anchor.Fm – Complete Podcast Hosting and Platform

Yeti Microphone - Large Microphone

Yeti Nano Microphone - Smaller Microphone for travel.

Yeti Nano Microphone Travel Case

Skype

Ecamm Call Recorder for Skype (records screen shares too)

Audacity – Editing & Recording

ID3 Editor App

ID3 Editor Online

MyPodcastReviews -See and share all your podcast’s iTunes and Stitcher reviews from every country!

Zoom – Host voice or video meetings. and record webinars (share your screen for slides & video of your face at the same time).  You can even use this for podcasting if you don’t want to record on Anchor.FM.

Repurpose.io – Automatically publish your podcast, YouTube and Facebook Live videos to other platforms.

Simple Podcast Press Plugin – Automatically import and create WordPress posts for each episode in your podcast feed.  Add calls to actions and time-stamped show notes.

Headliner - Create audiograms from your audio file so that you can upload to YouTube.

Rev.com - Transcribe Your Podcast

Virtual Assistant Matchmaking - Build your team with highly skilled remote workers from around the world.

 

Videos

Teleprompter:  EasyPrompter.com

Zoom – Host voice or video meetings. and record webinars (share your screen for slides & video of your face at the same time).  You can even use this for podcasting if you don’t want to record on Anchor.FM.

Simple Light Kit:  Cowboy Studio

Editing:  Sony Vegas with Boris FX, or Final Cut Pro for Mac

Repurpose.io – Automatically publish your podcast, YouTube and Facebook Live videos to other platforms.

Import YouTube Plugin – Automatically import video from YouTube and create a WordPress blog post.

Simple Social Press – Automatically publish your Facebook Live Videos to a WordPress post.

Rev.com - Transcribe Your Podcast

LumeCube - Video conference lighting/vlog lighting.

Streamyard - Live stream to multiple platforms at one time with a super simple interface.  Also, lets you add branding elements to your videos, host interviews, record yourself, etc.

Smove Mobile iPhone Gimbal and Stabilizer - Patented 3-axis all size smartphone stabilizer with a built-in telescopic extension with pro features: auto face follow and object tracking video recording, programmable motion time lapse, auto portrait mode and panorama, tripod and extension adapter mount, and full user customizable controls.


Team & Freelance

Virtual Assistant Matchmaking - Build your team with highly skilled remote workers from around the world.

Fiverr.com - For quick little one-off tasks and projects.




Books

 Visit our NEW Book Recommendations and Club on Amazon

 

Just For Fun

Pandora – Music & Ambiance

Apple Watch – Such freedom being able to run with 250 songs or class audio recordings in my watch and not carry my phone!  Plus a ton of other cool things!

Smile.Amazon.com – Link your Amazon purchasing to your favorite charity at no cost to you!

Cross Tech 4 – Favorite pen!  Well, actually 3 colored pens and pencil in one!

FriXion Erasable Pens:  These are not the type of erasable pens we had in the 1980’s that would make a mess and tear the paper…. these work!

 

Travel

Erica’s top product picks on Amazon for being a minimalist digital nomad.  This is pretty much everything she owns minus the new Jeep.

Airbnb – Get $40 towards your travel when you use this link: https://www.airbnb.com/c/ericad3620

TripIt – Keep track of all your travel and points/miles

BabylissPro Travel Hairdryer – AMAZINGLY powerful hairdryer and tiny.  I use it at home too because it is so powerful and lightweight to hold.

Hotel Tonight App – Find great deals on hotels for tonight or over the next few days.  Use promo code “EDURAN2” and get $25 off your first stay!

FlightFox – Travel better for less with your own travel manager.

World Nomad Insurance – Insurance for Digital Nomads

TSA Precheck – Don’t stand in long lines, take your laptop or liquids out, take your shoes off, etc. at the airport.

LoungeBuddy – Get information and access to airport lounges around the world.

WorkAway.info – Volunteering, working and cultural exchange around the world. Integrate and help local communities in over 155 countries.

LumeCube - Video conference lighting/vlog lighting

Smove Mobile iPhone Gimbal and Stabilizer - Patented 3-axis all size smartphone stabilizer with a built-in telescopic extension with pro features: auto face follow and object tracking video recording, programmable motion time lapse, auto portrait mode and panorama, tripod and extension adapter mount, and full user customizable controls.

 

For Our Furry Family Members…

BestPets Pet Insurance – Don’t pay $40K in vet bills like I had to, get your pup insured today!  Click here for friends and family rates on the best pet insurance..

Fountain of Woof

HollistaPet - Best CBD Oil For Dogs

Pet Rover - BEST Dog Stroller and Accessories.  Take your pups anywhere!

Whistle Dog GPS – Whistle

Visit Erica’s Pet Favorite Products on Amazon.



Amazon Influencer Storefront

Erica Duran is proud to be working with Amazon to share her top product picks for living and working from anywhere as a minimalist digital nomad.  Check out her favorite things… (This is basically EVERYTHING she owns minus the new Jeep and some mementos not sold anywhere).