Resources for Success

Powerful tools for taking charge of your life and results

Welcome to the resources section, a curated list of my favorite tools and websites I recommend for achieving your goals. I have tested every recommendation on this page.

I decided that creating an all-in-one page full of all the resources you need to be a successful internet entrepreneur would be extremely helpful for new and even experienced business owners.

As an entrepreneur myself, I have had a lot of trial and error, highs, lows, failures and successes along my journey and I know there will be a lot more in the future.

For this reason, I’m going to share with you my top resources for internet entrepreneurs to help you build a business the right way.

I will update this over time to make sure you always have the best resources at your disposal without having to spend days researching and going through countless resources before finding the best ones.

Please remember to bookmark this page so you don’t forget anything or miss any updates.

I want you to have it easier than I did starting out.  This is why I created SuperSuccess4U.com — to help you take my experience, as well as the experience of others, and use it to avoid a lot of the failures and uncertainties that come with being an entrepreneur.  It’s also extremely helpful to have inspiration and a success blueprint when doubt creeps in as you travel on your journey to great success.

Before digging into the awesome resources, an important disclosure:

Some links below are affiliate links, so if you make a purchase, I will earn a commission. This commission comes at no additional cost to you. Please understand that I have experience with these companies, and I recommend them because they are helpful and useful, not because of the small commissions I make if. Please do not spend any money unless you feel that they will help you achieve your goals.

Here are some of my favorite things:

Audible

I’ve finished over 500 books in the last few years. I’m known as the “woman who reads a lot.” What’s my secret?

I don’t like reading actual books anymore, because who has the time? I listen to most of the books as audiobooks! I listen to audio books at the gym, while cleaning the house, while cooking and while commuting.   Audible, an Amazon company, offers audio books from their extensive library for a monthly fee. Get a free audiobook of your choice by trying Audible here.

I’ve taken online courses, in-person seminars, gone to conferences that cost more than a $5,000. I’ve consumed thousands of YouTube videos, speeches, podcasts, and more on success. Yet a lot of the most impactful growth I’ve seen comes from the information in books, often biographies. Where else can you get the blueprint of other successful people? 

Courses

MasterClass.com

Learn how to succeed in any skill you want from the most successful people in world. MasterClass offers some of the most famous, respected masters as teachers, from Gordon Ramsay to Sara Blakely to Christina Aguilera to Martin Scorsese to Malcolm Gladwell to Howard Schultz. All for an affordable monthly price. Check out my review of MasterClass here.

My favorite Speed Learning Course: Learning How to Learn: Effective Mental Models

I’ve studied some of the world’s best “speed learners” over the years, including Josh Waitzkin, a man who became a national champion in chess and a world champion in Tai Chi Chuan by the time he was 30, and Tim Ferriss, someone who become a world champion salsa dancer from scratch in a matter of months. In this course, you’ll learn how to improve your proficiency at any skill more efficiently and reliably.

Blinkist

Book summaries are great for refreshing your mind on the main points of a book you read or getting a taste for a book you’re considering reading. I don’t recommend it as a substitution for the actual book since some books say much more than a summary can explain. Blinkist is a good book summary app. Here’s my review of the app. If you’re still interested in trying it out, use my link:

Go through my exclusive link here if you want 20% off the purchase.

Top Business Resources For Internet Entrepreneurs:

I’m going to group these by what the products or services do for you and what you should use them for to better organize them for you.

Blog Setup

Bluehost

Most of the top bloggers around will tell you Bluehost is definitely one of the top options for web hosting services.

You blog can’t function without first being hosted, and when it comes to starting a blog, you can’t beat Bluehost. Get Bluehost here for special discount of less than $3 with a free domain.

Hostgator

If you decide for whatever reason that Bluehost isn’t for you, then the second best reasonably priced hosting service I recommend is Hostgator.

Hostgator compares very well with Bluehost and may be a better option for you, depending on your needs. Get Hostgator at a very discounted price here.

To compare Bluehost vs Hostgator, read the full comparison here.

WordPress

WordPress is the #1 blogging platform in the world and is the only one I recommend. No other platform compares to WordPress because of its user-friendliness, countless customization options and of course, it’s 100% free.

Godaddy

Of course, to finish setting up the bare essentials of your blog, you are going to need a domain. I recommend you get a .com domain to make your website look more professional and be more memorable for your audience.

Don’t make your domain too long and use a name that is easy to remember, but describes your brand well. Prices for .com domains start at $9.99. Of course your domain is free if you sign up with the special Bluehost offer I mentioned.

Optimizepress

Last but not least, to finish your WordPress blog setup completely, you need to pick a good theme. Your theme is the structure and design of your site. Personally, I prefer to use Optimizepress. It’s is easy to drag and drop, customize, set up lead capture pages, membership sites, etc.

Studiopress

If you are less concerned about marketing, customization, lead generation, sales conversions, etc. and more concerned about speed and site performance, I recommend you go with any Studiopress theme.

These premium themes are very well built and are some of the absolute best when it comes to speed, performance and SEO.

Autoresponders And Email Services

Getresponse

Getresponse is the email service I use for collecting leads and conducting my email marketing. It’s so easy to use, has tons of features and is a very reasonable price.

Try Getresponse for a special discount here.

Aweber

Not a big fan of Getresponse? The only other autoresponder I would use and recommend is Aweber. Although I slightly favor Getresponse over Aweber these days, I definitely had great experiences with Aweber and would recommend them to anyone.

Try out Aweber for a special discount here.

Outsourcing Services

UpWork

This is one of the absolute best places to get tasks outsourced, especially more complicated ones.

UpWork is a site full of freelancers that you can hire to do different jobs for you and you can even build a long term relationship with a Virtual Assistant for regular tasks. You hire a Virtual Assistant for under $3/hour here.

Elance

Elance is a lot like UpWork. You can hire professional freelancers for different tasks here that you need done. UpWork and Elance are two of the top outsourcing services on the web.

Fiverr

Fiverr is a great place to outsource and get smaller tasks done for you. Fiverr is a little more casual than Upwork or Elance because most tasks are done for $5 (hence the name “Fiverr”).

99Designs

If you need professional images, covers, labels, or any other kinds of designs outsourced, 99Designs is the best place to do it.

Here, you create a contest and the designers around the world compete to create the best design for you. Then, you pick the best one. You’ll find a lot of quality work here (like the 4 Hour Workweek bestselling book design).

SpeechPad

If you need transcripts done for your videos or podcasts, this is the place to get them done.

Lead Generation

LeadPages

This easily one of the best online resources for creating lead capture pages (squeeze pages), product launch pages and sales pages extremely fast using templates that already have been tested by top marketers.

Optimizepress

Optimizepress also comes with a plugin if you just want to create capture pages, launch pages, or sales pages without using the entire theme. For example, if you wanted to use a Studiotree theme, but wanted to use Optimizepress for your marketing pages, you would just use the plugin.

Ninja Popups

I use the Ninja popups WordPress plugin to collect leads for my blogs and create any popups I need.

OptinSkin

Need to embed an opt-in form at the bottom of your blog posts to collect more leads? OptinSkin is the plugin for you.

Images

Canva

I love Canva. Canva is an excellent online graphic design tool. They have both a free and paid version.

Web Resizer

This online image tool can be used to edit, crop and optimize images before putting them on my blog. It is free, easy to use and very effective.

PicMonkey

PicMonkey is a great place to find and edit images for your blog posts. It comes with a lot of great features and is very affordable for less than $3 per month. I recommend it.

Flickr Creative Commons

Need images that are free in price and free from copyright? Use Flickr Creative Commons to find images for your marketing.

iStockPhoto

If you need to purchase quality, royalty-free images for your websites, I recommend iStockPhoto.

Videos

Easy Video Suite

Easy Video Suite has a great screen-capture tool that allows you to record your screen during videos and even draw on the screen to highlight, draw or write important things on the video for your viewers.

You can then upload the video to their website where it will be hosted and you can edit the look of the video, add subscription areas, etc. It’s one of my favorite video marketing tools. Get it at a special discount here.

Camtasia

This is a really high-quality software for recording screen capture videos and editing them.

LeadPlayer

This WordPress plugin allows you to embed opt-in forms at the end of videos.

Managing Finances

Mint

Is a really nice free service that allows you to keep track of your finances, create a budget, watch your savings, etc. They also have graphs and analytics to help you track everything.

Personal Capital

This is a great, free resource that is very similar to Mint, except is a little more detailed, especially in the investment planning area. You prefer this over Mint or the other way around.

Analytics / Tracking

Google Analytics

If you have a website and aren’t using Google Analytics for your website analytics, you need to start using it right away.

It’s free and will tell you everything you need to know about your website’s traffic, conversions, what’s working and what’s not.

Links

Bit.ly

This is the perfect service for shortening your links and tracking the amount of clicks they get.

Pretty Link

Need to mask URLs for your website using either link shorteners or you own domain? Pretty Link is the perfect plugin for this.

Book Publishing

Kindle Direct Publishing

KDP is where you can publish your Kindle books on Amazon’s website and make money from them.

Shopping Carts And Product Marketplaces

Clickbank

Need to sell digital products or get affiliates to help sell it for you? Or do you want to make an income by marketing other people’s products for a commission? Either way, Clickbank is the most popular online marketplace for vendors and affiliates.

Paypal

Paypal is perfect for collecting payments quickly and securely.

Forums / Online Communities

Project 24

Want to join a community of internet marketers where you can ask questions, participate in discussions and meet other internet entrepreneurs like you? If so, this is the perfect forum for you.

WarriorForum

Just like Project 24, WarriorForum is a community of internet marketers where you can ask questions, participate in discussions and meet other internet entrepreneurs like you.

Legal Help

LegalZoom

LegalZoom allows you to easily set up an incorporation or an LLC online.

Keyword Research

Market Samurai

Market Samurai is the best tool for keyword research that you can get. It will definitely help you get better rankings in search engines.

Google Keyword Planner

It’s free and one of the best tools for researching keywords for your blog.

Website Protection

Sucuri

When you depend on your website for your income, you need to make sure it is protected. Sucuri will keep people from tampering with your site, remove malware, etc.

Social Media

Buffer

Buffer is perfect is you want to manage and schedule social media posts to sites like Twitter, Facebook, Google+, etc. It has engagement analytics and URL shortening as well with a very low price.

Hootsuite

If you don’t like Buffer for whatever reason, try Hootsuite. They make it easy to manage and view all your social media activity in one dashboard, so you can keep it organized. They also have engagement analytics and scheduling like Buffer.

See my full Buffer vs Hootsuite comparison here.

Easy Social Share Buttons

This is the social sharing plugin I currently use to get more social engagement, traffic and followers through my blog. It has by far the most features and customization of any social sharing plugin I’ve seen for a very reasonable, non-recurring price.

Webinars / Live Meetings

Zoom

Need to have small professional meetings online? Zoom is perfect for that very purpose.

GoToMeeting

Need to have small professional meetings online? GoToMeeting is perfect for that very purpose.

More great tools

SumoMe

AppSumo created SumoMe as an all-in-one tool suite plugin that contains all kinds of great features for helping your grow your blog following and traffic.

Headline Analyzer

CoSchedule created a great tool that I recently discovered that allows you to analyze how likely your blog post headline is to get clicks and go viral. It gives you an overall score of how good your title is and gives you tips on how to improve it.

Copyscape

This is just a useful little tool that allows you to test whether articles are completely original or are likely to raise some red flags with search engines because of plagiarism.

Duplicate content doesn’t rank well and plagiarism is illegal, so I recommend you scan pages here to ensure guest posters, your rewritten articles and other pages are original enough.

Books

The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich (Expanded and Updated): This book has changed my life.  Tim Ferriss did a great job with this book teaching people how to live the life of their dreams, be more productive, work less and earn more. This is one of the must-have books for entrepreneurs.

Think and Grow Rich: The Landmark Bestseller – Now Revised and Updated for the 21st Century: Think And Grow Rich is another book that has changed countless lives, especially for entrepreneurs.  The author, Napoleon Hill, devoted decades of his life to studying the most successful people in the world to find out what they have in common, so he could share his research with you.

Psycho-Cybernetics, A New Way to Get More Living Out of Life: This book really is interesting. I loved every minute of reading it.  It teaches all about your own human psychology and how to create more successful businesses, be more productive, be healthier, have better relationships and be happier.

The Power of Your Subconscious Mind: This book is perfect for you if you want to learn how your mind really works and how you can basically reprogram your mind like a computer to get whatever you want in life.

The Science of Getting Rich (A Thrifty Book): In this book, Wallace D. Wattles breaks down success into an exact science.  He shows you want successful people have done to get where they are and the scientific methods you can use to get the same results.

My Courses

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Thank You!

With these 50+ resources, you can definitely build an extremely successful business online.

I recommend you bookmark this page if you haven’t already, because I will be updating it as time goes on to make sure you always know what the best resources are for internet entrepreneurs and which ones I’m using for my own businesses.

What your favorite business resources in this list?

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