Tools and Reviews

Honest recaps and reviews of my favorite products on the internet.

 beehiiv Review: A Viable Substack Alternative

beehiiv Review: A Viable Substack Alternative

beehiiv is a fairly new email marketing tool that has different features from Substack. Here's what to know about the platform.

ThriveCart Review: A One-Stop Checkout Shop for Online Professionals

ThriveCart Review: A One-Stop Checkout Shop for Online Professionals

A quality checkout software can help you increase revenue and reduce tech headaches. Here’s what makes ThriveCart stand out.

ConvertBox Review: Killer Opt-In Form Customizations at a Solopreneur Price

ConvertBox Review: Killer Opt-In Form Customizations at a Solopreneur Price

The sister product to cart checkout giant ThriveCart is equally formidable for onsite forms. Here's what to know.

ConvertKit Review: A Terrific Email Service Provider for Creators Getting Started

ConvertKit Review: A Terrific Email Service Provider for Creators Getting Started

The email service provider is used by newbies and established businesses alike, but another tool might be a better fit for you. Here's what to keep in mind.

ActiveCampaign Review: A Formidable E-Commerce Email Service Provider

ActiveCampaign Review: A Formidable E-Commerce Email Service Provider

The software is far more than an email service provider, but for some professionals and creators, it may not be the right fit. Here’s what to consider.

Leadpages Review: Worth Every Dime, or a Waste of Your Time?

Leadpages Review: Worth Every Dime, or a Waste of Your Time?

Landing pages are an essential tool for growing your email list. But the number of options on the market can quickly leave your head spinning.

The 37 Software Tools That Comprise My Whole Business

The 37 Software Tools That Comprise My Whole Business

It’s important to have the right (digital) tools in your toolbox—here are the software tools I use and love, organized by category.

Why You Need Zapier Automations in Your Life, No Matter Your Level of Tech

Why You Need Zapier Automations in Your Life, No Matter Your Level of Tech

The integrations app connects software tools, saving you huge amounts of time and energy each week. Here’s what to know.

Surfer SEO Review: The SEO Writing ‘Training Wheels’ You've Always Wanted

Surfer SEO Review: The SEO Writing ‘Training Wheels’ You've Always Wanted

Good SEO is essential for website traffic, but it often feels like a black box. Here’s how Surfer’s tools can help.

Behind the Scenes of My Website Rebuild, with TJ Sullivan of Civilized Savage

Behind the Scenes of My Website Rebuild, with TJ Sullivan of Civilized Savage

Working with an agency on a custom website has different nuances. Here's a recap of my recent four-month package with Civilized Savage, a web development company.