resource list

Let’s Build + Launch Your Website

As a web designer, these are my recommended and trusted resources to build, design, and launch your best online business!

step 1

Get Your Website Setup

web host

SiteGround

To make your website live to the world, get a basic Shared hosting plan from SiteGround. Phenomenal support, speed, and uptime. Plans start at just $3.95/mo.
cms platform

WordPress

It's simply the best for great SEO benefits, control over how your website looks, and the most plugins. And a page builder plugin can make customizing your site SO EASY!
theme

GeneratePress

A fantastic free theme that is super fast, has SEO ingrained in it, and the BEST support if you want anything done! Get GeneratePress and you won't be sorry!
step 2

Install Plugins

page builder

Elementor

Free tool to make designing your website simple and fast!
security

Wordfence

Amazing free security plugin to protect your website from hackers, malware, and spammers.
backup

UpdraftPlus

Protect your website with automatic backups to the cloud. Free and a premium version.
seo

The SEO Framework

Makes adding SEO elements like title tags and meta descriptions easy. Also has different social sharing images.
social share

Monarch

Social sharing on blog posts is easy and beautiful with this plugin. Can control where, how, and when your icons appear.
duplication

Duplicate Post

Instead of manually re-creating pages or posts, you can duplicate them with the click of a button.
caching

W3 Total Cache

Once you're done building your website, get this free plugin to dramatically increase your site's speed!
step 3

Integrate and Promote Your Website

email marketing

ActiveCampaign

If you need email marketing with robust tagging, automations, drag and drop emails, then go with ActiveCampaign. Love them and great support!
lead generation

LeadPages

When you opt-in for one of my freebies, it's via a LeadBox from LeadPages. Great for getting subscribers and delivering your freebies!
pinterest

Tailwind

And to get traffic to your website from Pinterest, do yourself a favor and get Tailwind. It automatically pins at the optimal times and it makes it so much faster to pin. I get a week's worth of pins done in 5 minutes.