SEND INVOICES & CONTRACTS
Get yo'self paid, without the PDF'd docs you DIY (I used to do that, too) and take care of your people with easy-to-sign agreements.
For client management
CENTRALIZE CLIENT CONVERSATIONS
No monocles or twirling mustaches here. It's super easy (and pretty) to keep all client details in one workspace, instead of inbox-capades.
well, first off it's free
I always say that Trello's my work spouse: if Pinterest & Asana had a love child, this is it. Drag and drop to-do's (or files) like it's hot.
For project management
byob ("board," silly)
Stay organized by creating your own boards, and watch projects move across your screen from left to right as you slow clap for yourself for being so productive.
Match your words with your imagery with these writing tips.
Calling brides & calligraphers: use this to get the guest list in good shape.
Grab a mini-template of the doc we work through with clients & students
This 10-page guide will help you step into your brand voice.
And yes, if you click "download" you'll get on my email fam of more than 12K creatives loading up on free tips—but unsubscribe at any time you want, because we're not jerks around here.
Kick-start your client onboarding
process with clear copy.
I always say Powersheets helped me quit my job. Kinda not really but actually they did. If you've ever hated setting goals before, listen, these will add a little bit of extra magic to your daily to-do's and dreams.
Why read Bible studies about the Bible when we can dig straight into the meat of it all? Jen's heart for Biblical literacy has me all emoji-heart eyed—and this free podcast + free workbooks are on point. p.s. Her books are solid as well.
Because yes, candles are nice, but wouldn't you rather have a healthy perfume/cleaning tool/jack-of-all-trades? Bonus: YL essential oils are small enough to zip up & travel. Where are you not gonna take them?
Because you always need to pull photos off your phone and into real life, right? This website helps print your legacy and tell your story. What else do you need? Oh yeah, coffee table worthy bindings. (They do that, too!)
This is basically Amazon Prime for those things gathering dust you never got framed. And the quality is awesome. Send away to Framebridge and ask your neighbors over to see your gallery wall in a few weeks.
Photographers know how to organize images for a reason: they get paid to do it for us. This guide is worth every cent of $29 ... really. It's showed me how to Marie Knodo my messy iPhone + iPhoto into Container Store beauty.
I've blogged a tish-bit about books I think creative entrepreneurs should throw in their bag on airlines and beach days. Here it is.
From my nightstand to yours
Michael Hyatt's monthly book subscription mails me two books + a reading plan each month. I love it. Try it out here, but most of them are on the book list below.