Andrew’s Top Picks
The Tools You Need To Succeed At Every Level.
From software to desk gear, I love a good business expense and here’s the list of my recommended tools I use.
Best of all, I’ve partnered with some of the companies below to provide my audience (i.e. YOU!) with discounts and extended free trials. Enjoy!
P.S. It’s a good idea to bookmark this page as I’m always testing new business tools and will include into this page if I recommend it.
- Business Essentials
- Grow Your Business
- Desk Gear
- Best Reads
These are the absolute must-haves when running an online business. If not for these tools, my business would not be where it’s at today.
My eCommerce platform of choice. Fast, effective and reliable in setting up your online business.
I started with Bluehost/WordPress when I first created a custom website. They're everything you need to quickly setup a website.
Make sure you separate your business and personal finances! Get free business checkings account for a full year to kick start your business and its finances.
Easily source physical products to sell on your eCommerce store.
An extremely powerful software in creating conversion funnels used by top internet marketers.
Place designs and products into lifestyle images and videos in a few clicks. I use this tool constantly for my eCommerce products and is a proven conversion booster.
If you run a business, especially with a team, GSuite is a lifesaver when it comes to sharing and organizing documents.
Hosting a new eCommerce store or general website? Namecheap has one of the most affordable and reliable domain names available.
GROWING YOUR BUSINESS
Already built your online business and growing? These tools will boost your business to the next level and give it a competitive edge.
Snapchat is terrific in pushing loads of customers to your online business at an affordable rate. I’ve worked with Snapchat to get you a generous ad voucher!
Captioning your videos is extremely important. But also so time consuming. Try using Rev to caption videos quickly and on the cheap.
Outsourcing for new entrepreneurs can be confusing. Make it easy and start freeing up your time with just a few dollars
Want to get creative but can’t use Photoshop? Enter Canva. The easiest and fastest way to create amazing designs...without a designer
One of the easiest way to create winning video ads for your business.
If you’re looking to build custom WordPress-based eCommerce websites, Elementor drag and drop makes it too simple.
Accounting, finances and tax can be really daunting! If you’re based in Australia, I recommend FullStack accountants as they specialize in online business and entrepreneurs
Favorite DESK GEAR
Truth be told I’m a nerd at heart. Here are some of my favorite desk gear that help me foster good habits, work smarter and remain focused.
Hits the ultrawide monitor sweet spot. Its become the focal point of the desk setup and nothing compares to an ultrawide!
Brass Pen & Stand
Nothing beats writing down thoughts and ideas with an amazing pen.
A sleek leather storage box with wireless charging mats.
Bose Companion 2 III
Great and affordable desktop speakers. Had these for years now and they're still holding up well.
Save desk space and add a flair of woody tones to your space.
Being able to both sit and stand whenever you'd like while still working has changed the game for me.
Affordable hack to declutter your keys. Plus it just looks great!
Autonomous ErgoChair 2
Save your butt from the pain and invest into a solid office chair. Use code "AEZ4OFF" for 4% off.
Muse Meditation Headband
Improve productivity and focus by tracking your meditation sessions
My go to mirrorless camera body for creating video ads and YouTube content
Wool Felt Deskpad
Restore order on your desk with this wool felt desk mat. Easily one of my favorite items on my desk.
Bose QC35 Wireless Headphones
One of my favorite tech items and purchases hands down. They feature punchy bass, clarity and amazing active noise cancelling
Apple Magic Trackpad
I use both a mouse and a trackpad for slightly increased productivity
Macbook M1 (13")
The current workhorse of the entire setup. Absolute beast of a laptop.
Phillips Hue Lights
These bad boys changed the lighting game in my home office and I can't go back to normal lights anymore!
The go to microphone for Zoom calls and YouTube videos
By far my favorite mechanical keyboard designed for Mac users.
Keychron K3 Slim
When I thought it couldn't get better than the K2, it does.
Check out the desk setup in action:
Don’t forget to level up your knowledge and mind while building your business! Here are some of my favorite books I recommend to all entrepreneurs
Learn to master website traffic to push more customers to your eCommerce store or website. The book is currently free to order.
Many of us don't have time to read. Blinkist summarizes books into short snippets, so you can learn anytime, anywhere
Shoe Dog – Phil Knight
Man's Search For Meaning – Viktor E. Frankl
$100 Startup – Chris Guillebeau
Elon Musk – Ashlee Vance
The 4 Hour Workweek – Tim Ferriss
The Personal MBA – Josh Kaufman
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