These are all the tools I personally use in my business every single day and I only recommend it here because I believe they will help you too in growing your home business.

Must Have Tools To Build Your Home Based Business:

Aweber – Building your email subscriber list is the #1 priority in your business. Aweber is my favorite email autoresponder, it’s reliable, very easy to use and built for marketers. I found that most online marketers use Aweber in their business.

LeadPages – it’s one of the easiest, fastest and best landing page creation tool online. It has over 80 state-of-the-art templates for landing pages, sales pages, webinar pages, thank you pages and much more, pretty much anything that you want can be customized, with full A/B split testing capabilities, I use it all the time personally. 

CRM – Customer Relationships Manager – all the fortune is in the follow up. CRM allows you to effectively follow up with your prospects, save all of your interactions and important notes about them and schedule tasks to follow up. You are in a relationships business, and if you follow up like a pro, you can turn interested prospects into profit. This tool alone was responsible to 10X my profits and if you don’t use CRM right now you are leaving a lot of money on the table. You can get it for free by being a member of MLSP. 

Funnelizer – Create entire marketing funnels with ease in a matter of minutes, track your conversions, fully customizable point and click templates. In a similar way to LeadPages you can create capture pages, sales pages and thank you pages, but the major benefit is it integrates with the CRM and with 4 other autoresponders simultaneously! It’s a total game changer specifically designed with the home business entrepreneur in mind. You can get it for free by being a member of MLSP.  

All The Tools You Need To Build A Successful Blog

First of all if you want to build a thriving and successful home based business, it’s essential that you have a blog. Your blog is your home online, it’s a massive online asset working for you 24/7 and branding you as the leader, giving you instant authority and credibility in the marketplace, building relationships with your blog visitors, prospects, your team and your email list, and generating leads and sales for you like clockwork…If you do it the right way of course…

Maybe you don’t have a blog set up yet because you are pretty overwhelmed with the whole technical aspect of it all…

What domain name to register…What theme to install…What plugins to use and how to configure them…How to structure my blog…What content to write…How to brand myself and how to generate leads with my blog…Can you relate to that? 

But don’t worry…I got you covered!

Would you feel relieved if I’ll take care of all of it for you for free? 🙂 

Yes, I take it all on myself, and you will not pay a dime…I’ll install the premium theme that you want, I’ll install all the plugins you need and configure them, including 2 premium plugins that will help you build your list, I’ll set up the blog for maximum effectiveness with the search engines, and yes I’ll even teach you how to use it to generate leads for your business, and all for free.

Get your blog done-for-you for free – Just click on this link and follow the instructions in my video and everything will be set for you. 

Optimize Press Theme – There are literally millions different WordPress themes out there, but Optimize Press is one that I recommend the highest, because it’s specifically built for internet marketers.  It’s much more than a theme, you can build entire membership sites with it, create converting landing pages, sales & marketing pages, training courses, launch funnels and everything is highly customizable and looks perfect on mobile…

My blog is built on Optimize Press 2.0 so it should tell you a lot about how great this theme is…I have a lot of other blogs and membership sites built on Optimize Press and I know a lot of home business superstars and leaders who chose Optimize Press for their blogs.  

Building and editing pages in real time from scratch is super easy, drag and drop, point and click…

You can add custom buttons, arrows and 41 other elements to any post and page on your blog…and the design and coding is super clean. 

It’s very easy to add a banner header that will brand you, create a featured homepage with your video and opt-in form and it comes with in-built cool sidebar opt-in form templates…

Thrive Leads – This plugin will satisfy all of your list building and lead generation leads on your blog. You can create all kinds of totally customizable opt-in forms to capture leads ANYWHERE on your blog…It’s the best plugin I have ever seen and I tried dozens different ones…

Add an opt-in form to your sidebar or any other widget area, add a ribbon type form which shows at the top of the screen and remains “sticky” as the visitor scrolls down the page, create attention grabbing popups, automatically insert an opt-in form at the bottom of your posts or insert them anywhere using a simple short code, create 2-step opt-in forms and slide-in forms from the corner of your blog…you name it!

It has advanced targeting capabilities to build hyper-targeted and profitable lists by showing your forms only on relevant pages or posts or other criteria…

It has all the advanced split-testing that you will ever need to boost your conversion rates, and it gives you all the reports.

In short, this is a freaking cool plugin, and if you get your blog setup through me I can even give you this plugin for free! 

Social Media Stardom – If you want to get the absolute best blog with most custom design that will make you look like a total superstar, this is the way to go. Nate is a highly skilled designer who specializes in the home business niche. He helped built the blogs of many of my friends and top leaders in the industry including Ray Higdon, Mark Harbert, Michelle Pescosolido, Jessica Higdon and my blog too…

Nate will design a custom blog for you and will work closely with you until you are totally satisfied and your blog will definitely stand out head and shoulders above everybody else. He will help you design your social media profiles and fully functional custom fan pages too.

Remember that your blog is your brand and face online, it’s your significant online business asset and it should look awesome. If your blog looks and feels like an amateur, you will not get the business. Investing in your blog design will pay you back many times over.

To learn more deeply how to create a successful blog that brands you and generates leads and sales for your business visit my Blogging Success Academy.   

Social Media Tools

Facebook Post Planner – This is an invaluable Facebook app that will save you hours of your time daily on Facebook marketing and will help you get more likes, shares and clicks! You can schedule your posts and status updates on your Facebook fan page and personal profile, but it does much more than that…

You will be able to pull in the most viral images and posts from Facebook and share them with your audience! It’s created by a a genius guy who has been able to reach 3 million people on Facebook spending zero on paid ads 🙂

There are many awesome collection of fan pages already existing with Facebook Post Planner, and you can any other fan page you want and pull the most viral photos to share targeted to your audience. It will even help you come up with cool status ideas… It has so many functions that even if use 30% of it, you will be a social media ninja 🙂 

Only Pult – This nifty little tool allows you to schedule your Instagram posts so that you can batch create your images in one time and spread them throughout the times when your followers engage the most…

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