creative resources

There are many tools, tips, and resources I use regularly to keep my business alive and my inspiration flowing. Listed below are my favorites. Note that resources marked with an asterisk (*) are affiliate links. Enjoy!


Business Tools

  • 50 Shades of Black Stock: A much-needed racially inclusive shop of stock images.
  • Buffer: A powerful way to create, organize, and schedule every social media post.
  • ClickUp: A free, seamless online project management.
  • Creative Market*: Everything you need to build your brand.
  • Calendly: A simple, beautiful appointment scheduling app.
  • Canva: Design and customize all the visuals for your brand.
  • Dubsado*: The best client management system around.
  • Ellevest: Invest like a woman. Because money is power.
  • Grammarly: Never worry about poor grammar and spelling again.
  • Language Tool: Check your English. It's Grammarly for international clients.
  • Linktree: Do more with your Instagram link.
  • Mailchimp: Easy, fast, and gorgeous email marketing.
  • Noisli: Your new noise-canceling headphones. So-to-speak.
  • Planoly*: Instagram's official planning partner.
  • Squarespace: Need I say more? "Build it beautiful."
  • TermsFeed: Your one-stop-shop for creating site basic terms and policies you need to operate online.
  • Unsplash: All the stock photos you will ever need.

Books

Podcasts

Magazines

  • Birdy: A little birdy in Denver shared this with me and its purely artistic mission holds true.
  • Bitch Magazine: Your one-stop shop for feminist empowerment in a media-centric world.
  • The Great Discontent: Writing, interviewing, and fighting for creative insight in the business of creatives.
  • Little White Lies: Brilliant film criticism from young London creatives.

Other Goodies

  • Creative Mornings: Join a worldwide creative business community and connect in person with local talks and events every month.
  • The Newsette*: Sign up for a daily dish of pop culture paired with bite-size exclusive interviews with female entrepreneur idols.
  • The Skimm*: Sign up for my favorite morning newsletter. Pairs well with coffee. I mean, if it's good enough for Oprah, Trevor Noah, and Shonda Rhimes, it's good enough for me!