CHECKOUT THESE TOOLS
Below are some of my favorite tools to help organize your life & business. Get productive and spend time on the things that really matter.
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IVY MARK | The best project management design software yet! Stylish, easy to navigate & affordable. Integrates with quickbooks for accounting and has live chat/ phone support. You no longer need to except checks as form of payment. IVY allows your clients to pay electronically. A program created by designers for designers.
MY DOMA | Design software great for "E-Designers"
DESIGNER LOGIC | Solid program, live tech support is slim
STUDIO DESIGNER | A robust software "technology for designers".
ADOBE CREATIVE SUITES | Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign are our favs. Editing photos, creating presentation boards and creating templates.
FLOOR PLANNER | If AutoCad or Sketchup is to advanced, this is a simpler solution
ADOBE CREATIVE SUITES | If you have never heard of Adobe, prepare to be blown away! All the ins and outs of photo editing, layouts, graphics etc..
ADOBE SPARK | Transform your ideas into stunning visual stories and graphics.
DESIGN FILES | Great for E-Design project workflow and mood board creation.
PODCASTS TO FOLLOW
A WELL DESIGNED BUSINESS | LuAnn Nigara
DESIGN BETWEEN THE LINES | American Society of Furniture Designers
PROBLOGGER | Darren Rowse
STEELYARD | To the trade only- interior design vendor resource
POCKET | Search for things on the web to read later, save it with their bookmarklet
ZOOM | Video conferencing and web conferencing service
SCREEN CAST-O-MATIC | Fast, free screen recording
LAST PASS | No longer loose all your passwords
EVERNOTE | Keep track of your ideas, content and inspiration
TWEAK YOUR BIZ | Help generate titles for articles and blogs
MOO | Beautiful quality business cards, flyers and more
SEND OWL | Send digital products to clients straight to their email or via a download button
PLANNER | Stylish and functional
SMART SHEETS | Manage and automate collaborative work, organize project schedule, to do list and blog posts
TRELLO | Organize and prioritize your projects in a fun, flexible way
TRELLO FOR BUSINESS | Mini online class with pre-built in templates for organizing your business. Excellent!!
EXPENSIFY | Automate your expense reports
MY HOURS | Keep track of all those hours your spend
HOUZZ | Build your design presence online, brows inspiration, helpful client communication tools
OLIOBOARD | Create free moodboard
CHIP IT | Capture the perfect Sherwin William paint color from a photo
ATLY | Online workshops and classes. Perfect a skill or gain a new one. Affordable and fun.
HOOTSUITE | Schedule all social media posts
POST PLANNER | Find the best content for your audience
BUFFER | Social media management for marketers and agencies
CANVA | Create social media (and other) graphics free
BOARD BOOSTER | Maximize your pining on Pinterest
PIN GROUPIE | Find group boards on Pinterest with
PLANOLY | Plan you Instagram post in advance
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