This page will highlight the various tools that I use in my life and business, and I’ll refresh it from time to time as needed.
Why: For using spaced repetition to remember names, facts, dates, geography, trivia, etc
Pricing: Free for all platforms except iOS, which is a one-time $25
More info: https://www.mickmel.com/things-worth-remembering/
Why: To put focus-ready music in your ears while you read or study
Pricing: $6.99/mo or $49.99/year
Why: For reading RSS feed content
Pricing: Good free version, $4.99/mo for Pro
Why: For organizing your notes and ideas in a structured manner
Pricing: Decent free option, $4 for unlimited personal use, $8 for team members
More info: https://www.notiontips.com/
Why: For saving articles on the web to read later
Pricing: Solid free version, $5/mo for Premium
Why: For organizing notes and ideas in a less-structured manner
Pricing: Free for now (in beta), likely around $15/mo later
More info: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WkEMSGpD5zA
Why: For Gmail, Google Docs, Google Calendar, etc, branded for your business
Pricing: $6/mo/user, $12/mo/user or $25/mo/user
Why: For recording your screen to share with others
Pricing: Good free plan, and then $4/mo for Pro
Why: For internal team message boards and chat
Pricing: Good free plan, or $6.67-$12.50/mo/user
Why: For group video chat
Pricing: Good free plan, or $14.99-$19.99/mo/host
Why: For email marketing
Pricing: $9/mo to start, prices rise based on list size
Why: For time tracking and invoice management for your business
Pricing: Free for very basic, or $12/user/mo for Pro
Why: For allowing people to schedule time on my calendar without the messy back-and-forth emails to find a good time slot.
Pricing: The free version is pretty solid, and I think we pay roughly $12/mo.
Why: For managing tasks and projects across your team
Pricing: Free, $9/user/mo for Pro, $15/user/mo for Premium
Why: For more robust backups and malware scanning
Pricing: $7.40/mo/site, but scales up with bulk pricing pretty well.
Why: Our favorite image crunching plugin for WordPress
Pricing: Charged per GB used, starting at $4.99/mo
Why: Good theme framework you should consider
Pricing: $59.95 for the Genesis Framework, up to $499.95 for their Pro Plus All-Theme Package
Why: A solid SEO plugin for WordPress
Pricing: Good free package, or $39/year for unlimited sites on Pro
Why: For managing website updates, plugin updates, backups, etc, across a wide number of sites that you control
Pricing: Decent free options, then a few dollars per site after that (depending on features).
Why: Our favorite caching plugin for WordPress
Pricing: From $39.20/year for one site up to $199.20/year for unlimited sites.