Website Tools and My Favorite Resources

I’ve tried a LOT of software and tech…the following are the ones that made the cut. I use all of these tools in my own business and for my clients.


*Some (but not all) of the tools below are affiliate links. Meaning, I will receive a small portion if you purchase these tools. I appreciate your trust and support!

Website Building Tools


Elementor is a drag & drop page builder that allows you to design and build your own website!


Beautiful designs, powerful features, and the freedom to build anything you want. WordPress is both free and priceless at the same time.

Flywheel | Managed WordPress Hosting

Don’t want to deal with learning the backend? Scared you’re going to break something you don’t know how to fix? Flywheel hides the busy backend and lets you focus on the front.

Facebook Sharing Debugger

The FB Sharing Debugger lets you preview what your website will look when it’s shared to Facebook and other social platforms.

Google PageSpeed Insights

Enter your website URL and Google will provide you with a thorough review on what you can do to improve your site so it loads faster.

Favicon Generator

You spent hours on design, colors, graphics… How much time left for the favicon? Probably not much. But no worries, you only need a few minutes to tackle this task.

WordPress Plugins

Elementor Pro

Create stunning landing pages, design a blog, customize your online store – everything is within reach!

Woo Commerce

WooCommerce is a FREE and awesome WordPress plugin that allows you to quickly set up an online store on your website.

Yoast SEO

Yoast SEO is another free and very useful WordPress plugin. Use it to help your site look more professional across Google and social media channels, and maybe even help you generate more views!

Advanced Custom Fields

Advanced Custom Fields is more for intermediate use, and it allows you create unique sorting features for the more complex content on your site.

Accessibility Tools

Accessibe Widget

Make your website accessible with accessWidget! With accessiBe’s AI-powered solution, you can streamline the process of achieving WCAG and ADA compliance.

Free Accessibility Audit

Find out now if your website is WCAG  & ADA  compliant.


With 103 available languages your site will be available to more than 99% of internet users.

Biz Mgmt / Productivity


Use Notion for your project management, meeting notes, to-do lists, journaling, inspiration, grocery lists, and more…all in one place!

Google Workspace

Google Workspace is my favorite email platform. It allows you to create custom email addresses (i.e. yourname @ yourwebsite .com), and also gives you access to Gmail, Google Drive, Calendar, Forms, and more.


Connect your calendar and create scheduling links and booking pages based on your availability. Share your Calendly link with others so people can book time with you in one click!

Google Chrome Extensions

WhatFont | Google Chrome Extension

Simply hover over text on a website, and this extension will tell you the: font, size, weight, color, and more!

ColorZilla | Google Chrome Extension

See a color that you like on a website? Steal its color code easily with this color picker.

GoFullPage | Google Chrome Extension

Instead of limiting yourself to the current window for screenshot, you can screenshot an entire webpage with one click!

Design Resources + Templates


(Yes, you read that correctly.) Stop reinventing the wheel every time you need to create a social post, presentation, or simple document; just take a Canva template and tweak it to fit your needs.

Envato Elements

Focus on creating great design, while speeding up your workflow with templates, mockups, vectors, and more. #worksmarter #notharder

Place It

Tired of designing social posts? (Me too.) Let PlaceIt do it for you. You can even create ANIMATED posts in just a few clicks!

Mr. Mockup

Mr. Mockup helps creative professionals to showcase their work in the best way possible with unique, professional and clean PSD mockups.


Want to offer custom merch and products to your audience? Check out Printful! It easily syncs up with WordPress + WooCommerce to add custom merch to your website.

You Work for Them

Elevate your artistry with the ideal fonts and stock graphics tailored for your upcoming masterpiece.

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Creative Podcasts

Rootlebox with De Ingles

Casual chats with humans (by a human) on the topics of eco-design, education, entrepreneurship and all things nature.

Distance to Destination with Chris Ellinas

The podcast gives a voice to these lesser-known creators, and provides a platform for them to share their stories, thoughts, and work. Chris delves into guests’ creative process, discussing their journey to achieving their dreams and the struggles they have faced along the way.

Creatives Ignite with Diane Gibbs

A weekly web show and podcast devoted to inspiring, connecting, and educating designers. It is a community where designers interact weekly about topics relevant to design and design business without leaving our offices and taking hours out of our work day.