I’ve compiled a list of awesome resources and tools for developers & freelancers.
These are tools that I use, should use, or can highly recommend :)


On some of these recommendations, I may receive a small referral fee at no additional charge to you.

bluehost

Bluehost is the hosting provider I use and recommend with cheap rates, good support and a hassle-free process.


Read this article on how to get a FREE domain and how to setup hosting step-by-step in just a few minutes.


thinkful

Thinkful is my top recommendation for learning how to code.


I’ve studied various courses through them and I was truly impressed. All SWD visitors get a massive exclusive discount on their courses here.


divi-theme

Divi is visual website builder to create awesome Wordpress websites in minutes.


I honestly hated creating Wordpress sites until I started using Divi.


Read more about Divi and try it for free here


mailerlite-logo

Mailerlite is the email marketing program I use and recommend to all my clients.


I find it to be perfect for what I need and more.


Email is SO IMPORTANT. View their FREE plan here.


workroll-logo

Workroll is a great platform to find clients with high financial budgets.


Get 30 qualified freelance leads every week covering web development, design, marketing and more.


Check out the projects at Workroll.com


dvlpr-io

DVLPR.io has awesome T-shirts and accessories for developers!


Worldwide shipping and amazing support.


Check their products at: DVLPR.io


stackoverflow

Stackoverflow is the go-to website to get help from other web developers.


Awesome free community and very helpful.


Read more here: Stackoverflow.com


pavlok-shocking-watch

Pavlok is a wearable device that helps you break bad habits and become more productive.


It has helped me so much!


Read more here: Pavlok.com


filezilla

FileZilla is a program used to upload your website to the internet.


It’s simple to use and 100% free.


Download FileZilla here: FileZilla-project.org


sublime

Sublime is a highly popular text editor to code your website.


It’s fast and has cool features.


Read more here: Sublimetext.com


colorzilla

ColorZilla is an awesome color picker that I use very often.


Click on a color and it will display the color code.


View site here: ColorZilla.com


pexels

Pexels is a free stock photo site.


I love their images and use them all the time.


View site: Pexels.com


tinypng-logo

TinyPNG.com is a website for reducing image size.


It’s FREE, easy to use and I use them all the time.


View site: TinyPNG.com


shopify-logo

Shopify is a platform to create eCommerce websites.


Everything you need and more to sell products and collect payments online.


View site: Shopify.com


responsinator-logo

Responsinator is a tool to see how a website looks on popular devices.


It’s free and easy to use.


View site: Responsinator.com


sumome

Sumome is a must for every website!


Social sharing tools and more for free.


View site: Sumome.com


pixlr-logo

Pixlr is an online free alternative to Photoshop.


If you need to edit/design photos but can’t afford to pay for Photoshop, I recommend this.


View site: Pixlr.com


freshbooks-logo

Freshbooks is a cloud-based accounting software for small businesses/freelancers.


Send invoices, track time and capture expenses.


View site: Freshbooks.com



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