Publishing Tools & Resources

Having published hundreds of websites over the last 18 years – you can say we've battle tested a fair few products and services. The ones we use and fully endorse, are below. You'll also find our recommendations for specific training, resources, and software products to grow your self-publishing business.

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Email Service Providers

  • Aweber (Great for newbies to manage an email list)
  • Convertkit (More advanced – simple to use – love it!)

Productivity

Security & Backup

  • LastPass (Simply the best – store's passwords for use on "all" devices – ultra secure)
  • WP Twin (Backup & clone wordpress installations in seconds)

Payments

  • ThriveCart (Incredible cart system – so easy to use & ultra-powerful integrations)
  • Stripe (Merchant account – quick, painless acceptance)
  • PayPal (Gold standard to pay and get paid)

Web Analytics

Website Builders

  • Optimize Press (Builds websites, blogs & landing pages with ease – tons of integrations)
  • Clickfunnels (Fastest way to test sales funnels & landing pages)

Self Publishing Training

Book Designers

  • Damonza (The pros at book cover design – use coupon code: PUBALT10 to save 10%)
  • 99designs (Get designers to compete – you choose & pay for the best design)
  • Fiverr.com (Quick, cheap & dirty)
  • Upwork (Search out professional freelancers)

Kindle Formatting

  • eBook Launch (Let the pros handle it)
  • Kinstant (Do it yourself)
  • Designrr (Do it yourself – need the PRO version – good for lead magnets, too, if you have a blog)
  • Kindle Previewer (Preview how your Kindle books will look)

Misc. Self-Publishing Software

  • Book Review Targeter (Get reviews for your books – quick & painless)
  • KDSPY (Validate markets, reverse-engineer categories and find lucrative Kindle niches)
  • KDROI (Quickly submit your Kindle book to the FREE KDP directories – no outsourcing required)

Need help with something?

Unlike most – we don't outsource our support desk to a foreign country. If you need any assistance with our products or services, please put a request into our support desk and I'll get back to you 'personally' within 24 hours. (Usual response time 3-6 hours).

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