Why hellooo there?!? Lookin for some free goodies now are you? Well I don’t blame you. I wish someone could have given me a list of tools to use when I decided to start my online brand over 7 years ago. Yes, I sound a bit jelly but that’s only because I know how much these amazing resources are going to totally transform your online brand.  

Dive right in and check out the list of some of my favourite resources that can help you LEVEL UP and build a brand that you love. Make sure to check back often because I will be updating this list with more resources that you can add to your branding arsenal. Enjoy!


WordPress – for creating a beautiful website and blog
Alternatives: SquareSpace

SiteGround – for hosting WordPress blogs
Alternatives: BlueHost, 1-and-1, WP Engine


Buffer – Schedule, publish, and analyze all your social media posts
Alternatives: HootSuite, SmarterQueue

ConvertKit – for email marketing, sequences and automations
Alternatives: MailChimp, Mailer Lite, Active Campaign


Canva – a free tool for designing graphics
Alternatives: PicMonkey, Adobe Photoshop

Creative Market – For fonts, graphics, themes, and more

Unsplash – Free high-quality stock images


Google Drive – Cloud storage for documents, spreadsheets, photos, and more
Alternatives: Drop Box, Microsoft One Drive

Calendly – for scheduling virtual meetings and client calls


Final Cut Pro X – Professional video editing software by Apple
Alternatives: iMovie, Adobe Premiere Pro

Canon Rebel T3i – For shooting photos and videos

Rode Mic – For recording high-quality audio

Softbox Lighting Kit – If you plan to shoot videos in your house, you most def need good lighting!


PayPal – For sending and receiving payments

WooCommerce – WordPress platform for online business

DPD – Easy way to sell downloadable content like e-books

// Favourite Books //

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” – Dr Seuss

Favourite Quote: “It’s not your fault you’re fu*ked up. It’s your fault if you stay fucked up.”

Favourite Quote: “We learn that the more we are true to ourselves, the more we can connect with and contribute to the world.”

Favourite Quote: “Don’t downgrade your dream to match your reality. Upgrade your faith to match your destiny.”

Too many quotes to choose from. 784 pages of awesomeness for anyone looking to start a career in sports media. 

Favourite Quote: “If you don’t choose yourself, someone else will and the result won’t be pleasant.”

Favourite Quote: “What I know for sure is this: You are built not to shrink down to less but to blossom into more. To be more splendid. To be more extraordinary. To use every moment to fill yourself up.”

Favourite Quote: “A Bawse knows that if you want to be taken seriously, you need to show people who you are, and then keep showing them.”

Favourite Quote: “If people don’t like you for who you are, change the people, not yourself.”

Favourite Quote: “Understand: people will constantly attack you in life. One of their main weapons will be to instill in you doubts about yourself – your worth, your abilities, your potential. They will often disguise this as their objective opinion, but invariably it has a political purpose – they want to keep you down.”

Favourite Quote: “You will never see the full path. The important thing is to do the next right thing.”

Favourite Quote: “Being likeable isn’t just about social media or business – it’s about living life, to its fullest. ”

Favourite Quote: “Your story needs to move people’s spirits and build their goodwill, so that when you finally do ask them to buy from you, they feel like you’ve given them so much it would be almost rude to refuse.”

Hope these resources will help you as you set on your path to greatness. Let me know in the comments below, what are some of your favourite online tools and books? 

Talk soon, Nadine Xx

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