We’ve compiled a list of the tools and resources for your creative business. They’re all tried and tested by me or by the Reina + Co team.
Disclosure: Please note that some of the links below are affiliate links, and at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you decide to make a purchase. I have used the products below and recommend them without the affiliate. I suggest them to you because they are helpful and beneficial for you and not because of the small commission I make if you decide to purchase using it. You’re under no circumstances obligated to purchase the items listed below.
Tools to help manage the communication you have with your clients can elevate the client experience. Make it easy for people to work with you, pay you, and communicate with you!
Stop going back and forth with clients to schedule appointments. You can take payments, have clients schedule, and send them forms to prepare for your call.
The mighty tool for small businesses! It helps you manage contracts, payments, your client pipeline (a CRM), sends questionnaires, manages and automates all your workflows.
Automate your entire client management process and get paid faster! You get 50% off your first year!
It’s where we have all of our DCM Calls and where I host all of my calls for clients. With the paid version, you can record the call!
Have you cobbled together your own contracts from things you found on the Internet, but you’re not sure if they really include all the right terms? Contract templates are a great first legal step to take when your business is just getting started. Find a variety of contract templates to get you started!
Tools to help you manage your business financials
FreshBooks makes small business invoicing and billing so simple, you’ll be amazed at the time you have to focus on doing what you love and how much faster you get paid. Who would have thought invoice software could do that?
No need to stress about keeping your financials in order when you can have Bench do it for you! So drop the DIY when it comes to bookkeeping and get started for Free!
Collecting leads and communicating with your audience is an important step in the client pipeline and funnel process.
Create a quiz via Interact to add value to your community by giving them specific information as it pertains to their results. It can be a highly effective way to generate leads and segment your audience.
From creating squeeze pages to mini sales pages, Leadpages allows us to do quick and easy lead generation and sales generation. It integrates with a lot of tools, making it easy to share resources and to sell products. The drag and drop templates make it easy for web-novices to navigate it, too!
If you’re looking to start your mailing list, this is one of the tools I recommend! It’s free up to 2,000 contacts and it allows you to distribute freebies and opt-in content.
A beautiful alternative to Mailchimp for somebody who is looking to start or beef up their email marketing. Created by a duo of creative entrepreneurs, Flodesk gives you an easy-to-use, gorgeous interface that prides itself on high deliverability and easy to read data.
If you’re looking to uplevel from Mailchimp and need more funnel-building capacity, I highly recommend Active Campaign. It is robust and allows you to create automations seamlessly.
Connecting with your audience in a authentic way is super valuable for your business. Use these to grow your visibility, connect with your audience and help drive sales.
Schedule all your Instagram and Instagram stories via Planoly. It makes it simple and intentional! Know that your content is all scheduled out!
Get visible with the power of Pinterest, no need to spend days each week keeping your strategy going. Schedule it and forget it with Tailwind.
Life outside of business matters too and sometimes it can feel hectic managing #allthethings. These tools are super useful for managing life outside of just business.