Useful Websites

  • Below is a list of the top most useful websites we recommend.
  • We have purchased from all of them and have been happy with the results.
  • We have found each website to be the best in it’s field because of quality and cost.
  • Enjoy!
audible

Audible

  • Browse 100,000+ Titles, The largest digital audiobook selection available
  • Take a book on the commute, to the gym, or wherever you may go.
bluehost

Bluehost

  • The cheapest and best place for website hosting (a web host is a place to put your website, whereas a domain name is just the name).
  • Excellent support and features such as building on WordPress, cpanel access (and other technical stuff that you don’t need to know now, but just know that it’s the industry standard).
Capcut

Capcut

  • An excellent free program for mobile phones and desktop computers.
  • It can be used for editing videos, adding captions, stock footage, text and much more.
Dropbox

DepositPhotos

  • Get high quality, royalty free photos for your Facebook ads, flyer, website, or any type of marketing.
  • These images are much better than ones you will find on Google images
  • You can get free photos by clicking here
  • You can get higher quality royalty free phtoos by clicking here (“Royalty free” means you don’t have to pay any ongoing fees to the photographer but you pay a one-time fee to use the photo as many times as you like)
Dropbox

Dropbox

  • The easiest and one of the most famous ways of storing files in the cloud through drag and drop.
  • Enables users to share files with a selected number of people and automatically syncs (synchronizes) the files to keep each member of the shared file updated.
  • Supports the computer, phones or tablet platforms.
Fiverr

Fiverr

  • Fiverr is a global online marketplace offering tasks and services, referred to as ‘gigs’ beginning at a cost of $5 per job performed, from which it gets its name.
  • Fiverr lists more than three million services on the site that range between $5 and $500.
Font Squirrel

FontSquirrel

  • 100% FREE fonts for commercial use
  • Large collection of handpicked fonts
  • Create your own @font-face kits to embed in your website
GoDaddy

GoDaddy

  • The cheapest place to buy a domain such as .com .net .info etc.
  • A domain is like a web address. Eg. www.johnsmith.com
  • If you think of an excellent domain, buy it now before someone else does.
  • Use the coupon WOWedu to get 35% off.
Google Workspace

Google Workspace

  • If you have a website address for your business and you want to create a professional email address to match, you should use Google Workspace (it’s also what we’ve used at Authentic Education for over a decade)
  • Google Workspace allows you to use the powerful features of Gmail but your clients will receive your email from a professional email address (eg. jane@mindsetcoaching.com.au) not an unprofessional one (eg. janecoach1965@gmail.com)
  • Google Workspace will also give you access to many powerful features from Google such as Google Calendar, Google Drive, Google Forms, Google Meet etc. It is much better than using an email service from a webhosting company which are not experts in email.
  • Google Workspace used to be called Google Suite and Google Apps.
kajabi

Kajabi

  • The best platform for delivering and marketing online courses. You can use it to build your website easily, landing pages, affiliate tracking and email marketing all in one.
  • Get a free 30 day trial and experience it firsthand. Just click the link above.
  • It’s what we personally use for Authentic Academy.
mailchimp

MailChimp

  • The most trusted and easy to use email marketing platform available.
  • Get started for free using the link above.
  • It’s what we personally use for Authentic Academy.
OnlineJobs.ph

OnlineJobs.ph

  • Thousands of Virtual Assistants you can hire in the Philippines on a contract or full-time basis. We have used this service personally with good success.
  • The Philippines is great because their timezone is close to Australia, English is great and culturally similar to Australia.
  • Browse resumes and contact people or post a job and have people apply.
photodune

Photo Dune

  • Royalty free stock photography
  • Alot cheaper than istockphoto, shutterstock or other websites
rev

Rev.com

  • The easiest way to put captions on your videos. We’ve been using this service for years and it just works.
  • Most people watch videos in silence, so if you don’t have captions, you’re wasting your money on ads or wasting your time on using the video for marketing.
  • Rev is super cheap. It can put captions on a short video for under $5 with a 24 hour turnaround time (usually faster)!
  • 99% accuracy also so you don’t have to waste time going back and forth or trying to do it yourself.
timeanddate

Time and Date

  • Compare time zones from up to 10 cities across the world.
  • After you add cities, you can easily adjust the slider to find out what 9am in your timezone looks like in other cities.
  • Change the date and it will take into account daylight savings too.
TouchTypingStudy

Touch Typing Study

  • Touch Typing Study is a free, user-friendly learning website that is designed to help you learn, practice and improve your typing speed and accuracy.
  • Typing with the touch typing method significantly improves your computer productivity; it increases data entry speed and, where possible, reduces fatigue and injury to the eyes.
upwork

Upwork

  • Don’t do it all by yourself, outsource it.
  • Upwork is a workplace where businesses go to find, hire, manage and collaborate with skilled online freelancers.
  • Upwork is where awesome work gets done right away, at the right price.
  • Find cheap and effective contractors around the world by viewing their past ratings and completed jobs.