Recommended Software 👨‍💻

There are so many software tools out there - how do you know which ones to use?


On this page, I've listed the software and tools I use and HIGHLY RECOMMEND...

(this list was originally created for #Parentpreneurs who are online coaches and consultants, but the software can be used with any business and not just for the purposes listed)


I've also broken the list down into free software (or ones that have a free version) if you're starting out and paid ones that provide even more efficiency and allow you to build that "semi-retire" lifestyle so you have more time to make memories with your loved ones.


(for more information on the softwares and how to use them, you can take a look at this document here)

RECOMMENDED FREE SOFTWARE

Video & Screen Recording / Creating Your Course

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Easily capture video from multiple cameras, presentations and screens. A great alternative to Zoom and they have a free account. Sign-up here.

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While Zoom is primarily thought of as a video chat software, you can create a meeting of 1 and use it to record your camera or screen. Sign-up here.

Save & Deliver Your Program

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Easily store and share files and folders. You can create your program or course as a Folder and then when someone signs up for your program, just give them access to the folder with the various modules or milestones. When you're starting out, the value and transformation are much more important than fancy software and membership sites. Sign-up here.

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I've started writing and drawing in my presentations and have found them convert much higher. Drawing on the iPad makes it more interactive and keeps someone's attention better than staring at a static slide. I've purchased multiple note taking and drawing apps for my iPad and none of them are better than the free OneNote app. Sign-up here.

Schedule Calls

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Free calendar scheduling software with several great features - even on the free plan. Best to use when starting out. Sign-up here.

Accept Payments

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Stripe is a great way to take payments when you're starting out. It connects to thousands of softwares, is quick and reliable. As you grow (or if you have a higher than 1% refund rate), you'll want to use something different. But this is by far one of the best payment processing platforms for new businesses. Sign-up here.

Client Support / Interactions

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Facebook Groups are a great (and free) way to interact with your clients. Facebook allows you to create Guides, go Live, upload files, and like and comment on each other's posts. The only issue with Facebook Groups is Facebook doesn't show your post to everyone in the group. You need to make sure they turn on notifications. Sign-up here.

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One of my coaches and mentors used Telegram (instead of Facebook Group) to communicate with his private clients. I actually really liked it and have used it for some of my paid programs as well. It's free, easy to use, and not as distracting as Facebook. Sign-up here.

Images & Graphics

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I use Canva to create 95% of my graphics and images. I also crop photos, create logos, make YouTube thumbnails and a whole lot more. Very easy to use and highly recommend. Sign-up here.

RECOMMENDED PAID SOFTWARE

Audio, Video & Screen Recording & Editing

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I used to use ScreenFlow, Camtasia, and all these other complicated and time-consuming programs. Descript changed all of that. I absolutely love this software and use it to record and edit videos, screen shares, and even my podcast episodes. One of my all-time favorites. Sign-up here.

Professional Email Account

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When you can, upgrade to a more professional email address. Simple as that. Sign-up here.

All-In-One Marketing/CRM/Sales Platform

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The best all-in-one marketing platforms. We replaced ClickFunnels, ActiveCampaign, Kajabi, Calendly and JotForm with Fractal-CRM... giving us a single platform to run our businesses and saving about a thousand dollars a month. Unlimited funnels, websites, calendars, team members and more. They really are the only "Infinitely Scalable" marketing platform. Sign-up here.

Automated Facebook Prospecting & CRM

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Want to automate your Facebook outreach and turn the platform into its own mini-CRM? I love the simplicity and affordability of this software. Highly recommend. Sign-up here.

Email Scraper & List Builder (coming soon)

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Facebook Groups are a great (and free) way to interact with your clients. Facebook allows you to create Guides, go Live, upload files, and like and comment on each other's posts. The only issue with Facebook Groups is Facebook doesn't show your post to everyone in the group. You need to make sure they turn on notifications. Sign-up here.

Content Creation (Text)

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WordHero is a great AI content generation software. With 64 writing tools in your toolkit, you can create everything from blog articles, ads, emails, YouTube descriptions and everything in between. Sign-up here.

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Another awesome content generation software. In fact, I started with Jasper prior to finding WordHero. Jasper has lots of templates, a better community, more users, and amazing training and value videos. I have found it also produces a little bit higher quality content than WordHero. The downside? It is quite a bit more expensive. I recommend you check them both out and sign-up for the one that most aligns with what you're looking for. Sign-up here.

Images & Graphics

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If you can upgrade to the paid version and get the additional features, I highly recommend it. Not a day goes by that I don't use Canva. I use Canva to create 95% of my graphics and images. I also crop photos, create logos, make YouTube thumbnails and a whole lot more. Very easy to use and highly recommend. Sign-up here.

Live Streaming

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Create professional livestreams with frames, countdown timers, graphics, images, multiple scenes, etc. I love Ecamm and use it for streaming, conducting interviews and hosting podcast guests, recording videos, and more. Sign-up here.

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Create professional livestreams with frames, countdown timers, graphics, images, multiple scenes, etc. I love Ecamm and use it for streaming, conducting interviews and hosting podcast guests, recording videos, and more. Sign-up here.

There you go... the softwares that we personally use and recommend.


These platforms help us run our business, create content, provide value, go live and deliver our programs.


If you're a #Parentpreneur looking to build that "semi-retired" lifestyle, you need to learn to leverage your time. These softwares help you do just that.

Free Help Here! 👏

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Access a FREE training video and checklist on the 6 steps to help you get started and get your first paying customers!

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Join our free Parentpreneur Accelerator Community to receive free training and resources and share challenges, experiences, and tips with other Parentpreneurs.

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Listen to the Parentpreneur Accelerator Podcast to learn from successful (and early stage) Parentpreneurs.

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Read blog articles about the most common traps for Parentpreneurs and how to increase your chances of success!

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Discover the FREE software we recommend using to launch and grow your business.

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ABOUT US

We are an impact driven company on a mission to help Parentpreneurs launch and grow successful online businesses and create Income, Impact and Independence.

RESOURCES & COMMUNITY

Join The Facebook Community

Listen To The Podcast

Watch The YouTube Videos

Read The Blog

CONTACT US

Attn: Michael Kittinger

2534 Rocky Ridge Road

Birmingham, AL 35243

hello@parentpreneur.com

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