Master List

This is my personal master list of digital marketer resources, I use it everyday. It is updated almost daily, so it is the most accurate and timely list of it’s kind. Affiliate links have been placed where I earn commission if available (something you should all be doing).

Below are some of my favorite tools of the trade,as well as some of the other top industry standards. Some of them are completely free, some of them cost money. Full Disclaimer: Some of the links below contain affiliate links, and I get commission for sales.

Affiliate Tools

  • Amolto: Professionally record Skype video and audio.
  • OfferVault: One of the largest collections of various offers, showing you the payout as well as the CPA network that hosts the offer.
  • Voluum : High-end tracking software for affiliate marketers and ad agencies.
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Advertising

BuySellAds.com: A longstanding ad marketplace that sells ads primarily on a CPM basis. You can also easily add your own site to the network.

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Agency Tools

Join Me : This cool site allows you to share your screen just by sharing a link.

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Chrome Apps

MozBar: Instantly see a slew of website data from SEOMoz, from their DA and PA to more obscure factors.

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CMS/Datafeeds/E-Commerce

3D Cart – A major player in the online store game, pitting itself against Shopify, etc.

Amember – one of the most popular membership CMS, and certainly the longest running. They are backed by CGI-Central and do have an affiliate program too.

Big Commerce: A major player in the online store and e-commerce space.

BuiltWith.com: This is a very good tool for your digital swiss-army knife. Instantly find out what scripts, plugins, frameworks, servers and more of any given website.

CMS Commander: Manage multiple WP installations from one central dashboard.

FMTC – Coupon and content data feeds for people who run coupon/deals sites.

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Conversion/Tracking

Click Meter: Monitor and Optimize your marketing links on all channels.

Improvely: Conversion Tracking and Click Fraud Monitoring

Timerlay: Use scarcity based selling on any website using Timerlay.. even a site that isn’t yours.

Link Trackr – Cloaking and Affiliate tracking.

Lucky Orange: This tracking tool records your visitor’s actions similar to a DVR, segments and organizes the clips and then sends you the data.

VWO – Visual Website Optimizer is a popular tool to do A/B split testing.

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Customer Insights

Facebook Audience Insights

Web Engage: One of the leading customer insights tools.

Tweet Wall : Good for conferences, auto update in real time all the tweets surrounding the event, displayable on any screen or wall.

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Design

48 Hours Logo: 48 hours crowdsourcing logo design. It’s similar to 99 designs but at lower price points.

99 Designs : The go-to in crowdsourcing your design. They are the big player in this category.

Coolors.co – A color palette tool that lets you lock colors and regenerate new schemes that fit the custome palette.

Draw.io: Draw very simple charts and graphs in your browser.

Easel.ly : Easily make inforgraphics. Unlike many other SaaS digital tools, this one has a pro version that is only $3 a month. Very smart pricing model considering millions of people could end up using it.

Envato Studio: A collection of very skilled image and video professionals to cover every job you need. This is who I personally use for 75% of my design work.

Font Awesome – Over 600 free high-quality icons.

InfoGram: Charts and Infographics the easy way.

Pic Monkey: Online photo editor, similar to a dialed down version of PS.

RainbowFilter.io: A very nice tool that allows you to add filters to your images or profile pics.

Somo themes: “Pinterest-like themes” as they call it, Pinsomo offers a membership site that costs $9/month, giving you access to all of their premium themes.

Template Monster : One of the oldest and largest template sites on the web, covering WordPress, Magento, and many other platforms.

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Domains:

Domain Sales: A long-running list of all the top domain sales. Highly trusted source, I’ve been reading this list for about a decade.

Fresh Drop: Great expired domains.

Snap Names: Auction house for domain names.

Wayback Machine: Find out what a domain looked like in the past.

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E-mail 

Aweber: The premier (and my go-to) e-mail service provider. This is how you keep in touch with your customers and build relationships overtime. Nearly every business (with few exceptions) need it.

Popup Ally : Easily get subscribers.

Business2Blogger: This blogger outreach company connects your brand with social media and blogging influencers your niche.

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Organization

Evernote: The leading online note taking/planning tool

Asana : Track time per project.

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Podcasts

Affiliate Buzz: A long running affiliate marketing podcast by James & Arlene Martell.

Amy Porterfield :Various internet marketing topics, very popular. Almost 100 episodes. Amy’s podcasts are among the best in the business for sure.

Domain Masters: An oldie but goodie – the leading domain name podcast.

John Mueller’s Webmaster Hangout: Kind of unfair to call this a podcast as you need to be streaming the video, but has some good stuff.

Lewis Howes: NYT Best-Selling author talks entrepreneurship and affiliate marketing.

Marketing Nerds: This podcast by SEJ has great topics and good guests too.

Mention: A tool that is similar to Google Alerts, but with more functionality.

SEM Synergy: Another well done podcast from the team at BruceClay.com. I have been listening to this podcast while I work for many years. They thoughtfully talk about different SEO topics and often have interesting guests on board.

SEO 101: Great for SEO Newbies.

SEO Rockstars: Seriously an all-time classic. I’ve been listening to them since like 2007.

Shoemoney Show: An oldie but goodie, Shoemoney has recently brought the podcast back. I used to listen to this almost a decade ago when Shoemoney was the poster boy for making money online.

Smart Passive Income by Pat Flynn – 200 episodes covering all sorts of topics such as product creation, selling courses, e-mail psychology and more.

The Digital Marketer: This is a very cool podcast surrounding all aspects digital marketing.

Webcology: A great show, mostly about SEO.

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SEO Tools

Backlink Watch: The poorman’s backlink spy tool, free but limited.

Bluementhals Google Places Category Suggester: A great tool to find relevant and extra Google Place’s categories.

Check My Links: A solid Chrome extension that can quickly scan a given URL for broken links.

Keyword Tool.io: This tool is a quick and free keyword generator for any search term you put in. Good for both generating keywords for PPC as well as SEO. Contains a free and pro version.

Local Citation Finder: A great tool by Whitespark that will look up your competitors and list their citations by Domain Authority.

Local SEO Checklist: A good checklist that covers all your bases with Local SEO.

LSI Keywords: This keyword research tool pulls LSI keywords for any given phrase. I use it a lot.

Schema.org – The different categories and classifications of schema markup you can use on your site. It has been proven that using proper schema markup can help your website rank in Google, as well as increase CTR in organic listings. Almost any site can find something to implement on schema.org, so give it a browse.

Schema Creator: An easy to use generator of schema mark-up code.

Screaming Frog: A desktop app that allows you to quickly analyze and audit a website from an on-site SEO perspective. This tool has been around as long as I can remember, and a go to for millions of website owners.

SEO Powersuite: Rank Tracking, traffic analysis, organization tools, competition analysis and more.

Structured Data Test: Use Google’s free tool to see if you’ve done rich snippets correctly.

Uber Suggest: This long time tool in the SEO army knife quickly displays all Google Auto-suggestions. Other tools can do this simple task too, but this is a nice bookmark to have.

Wiki Builder: Use this tool to find citations needed or dead links surrounding any keyword on Wikipedia.

Word Frequency Counter: Counts the number of times any word is used in a block of text.

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Social Media

AgoraPulse: An alternative to HootSuite, this social media dashboard boasts a beautiful user experience.

IG Wildfire: Instagram marketing.

Linkedin Influence: The most popular online Linkedin marketing guide, teaching you how to network properly and gain traffic/leads from the popular social networking site.

Meet Edgar: Endless social media queues.

PinGroupie: Great directory of all the Pinterest group boards. Sort by category, etc.

Review Monitor: A free review monitor so you can keep track of what people are saying about your brand across multiple platforms.

Share Tally: This website is simple. Input a URL and it will tell you how many times it has been shared across all the major platforms.

Social Searcher: Find all of the social media posts for any given company.

Social Signals: Buy manual action social signals.

Video Traffic Academy: A popular guide on how to get more traffic, leads and sales from Youtube.

Tailwind: Pinterest and Instagram marketing tools.

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Streaming

Younow.com: An up and coming live streaming site that is gamified to great success.

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Web Tools

API Search: A massive database of currently available API’s.

Audello: Host your own podcast, fully integrated into your e-mail marketing and lead capturing initiatives.

Big Marker – host, share or find online conferences and webinars.  They say “the only webinar platform that comes with an audience”.

DMCA: Get your stolen content taken down. Plagiarism scanner, protection badges and more. They have been the go to for this type of things for over a decade.

Easy Webinar: The premium and go-to product for those wanting to host live events as part of their sales funnel.

Filezilla : For the transferring of files between your computer and website.

Flippa: Buy and sell websites, apps and domain names.

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Website builders:

Duda Mobile: A great and quick mobile site builder.

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Writing

Cite This For Me: A nice tool to easily make correctly formatted bibliographies.

 

Kyle is a guy who thinks about the future of digital marketing. A veteran expert in the SEO and Social Media space, he has re-emerged from the underground with new insights, advice and guidance.

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