To be a digital creative professional you need to be well versed in many tools, constantly learning, and keeping up with the latest and greatest in the industry in order to stay competitive within the industry whether for a potential job, or to continue evolving as a business. Below you’ll find some trusted resources in the digital creative space from development to productivity tools.
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Domains and Hosting
Hover – Hover is a domain registrar. They are truly excellent.
Siteground – Siteground is a web host with email, and they also provide a free domain with a new account.
Flywheel – Flywheel is a managed WordPress host that is extremely to use. Made for designers, it’s easy to transfer ownership to clients when you complete a project.
Genesis Framework – The Genesis framework is a solid foundation on which to build your WordPress website. There are numerous child themes to choose from, and you can also create custom themes that utilize the framework.
SEO Themes – SEO Themes sells search engine optimized themes for the Genesis framework.
AppFinite – AppFinite sells some pretty solid themes for the Genesis framework.
Envira Gallery – Envira Gallery is a premium WordPress gallery plugin. It works well with many themes and as an added bonus, it works well with the Genesis framework (built-in styling for some child themes).
Soliloquy WP – Soliloquy is a responsive WordPress slider plugin. It works very well with the Genesis framework (built-in styling for some child themes) in addition to many other themes.
Semper Plugins – Semper Plugins is the maker of the All-In-One SEO Pack plugin. There is a free and also a premium paid version with added features.
Zero BS CRM – Zero BS CRM is exactly what it says, a Zero BS CRM directly on your WordPress site. The plugin is free with several paid add-ons available.