Below are the pages, people, businesses, blogs and books we recommend. Enjoy!
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Julie Wotring Photography: Julie Wotring Photography specializes in family, kid and newborn photos. She is always looking to keep things fresh and current and ready to take on a challenge in you want to include your family pets in photos as well!
Pet Adoption and Fostering
OC Animal Care: Looking for a new pet? Before you head out to buy one, stop by your local shelter and find a pet to adopt.
Looking to get involved in the local Community?
Yorba Linda Sunrise Rotary: The mission of Rotary is to provide service to others, promote integrity, and advance world understanding, goodwill, and peace through its friendships of business, professional, and community leaders.
SurvivorEyes: Helping women around the world who suffer from hair loss, because there is nothing more empowering for a woman than to look and feel beautiful.
Lander Chiropractic: Dr. James and Anastasia Lander bring you a wellness clinic dedicated to helping you achieve your health goals.
Blogs to Follow
WifeComplex: A space to inspire women to discover and keep up with their inner FOX and live healthy.
Wedding Planning & Event Coordination
The Double Knot: Linsey and Leah are certified wedding planners that can help you “Tie the Knot without Doing A Lot.”
Leadpages: We use LeadPages for almost everything when it comes to sales pages, opt-in forms, email collection, video courses…you name it, LeadPages does it!
WPCurve: Access your own WordPress ninja all day every day for $69 per month. WOW Yorba Linda and Brea Advice Givers™, this is worth the cost 20 times over!
Follow Up Boss: We often get asked how we manage keeping track of our clients, friends, and sphere of influence – Follow Up Boss is a one of a kind CRM system that allows us to share contacts and information as a team. This helps us provide the best possible service to our clients. It is cheap and we recommend them.
Do you want to make a difference? Do you want to leave a legacy. Our local Impact Club will be starting soon and you won’t want to miss it. Can I count on you?
My favorite Entrepreneur products
- Earn 1K on the side: Earn your first $1000 with Ramit Sethi’s PROVEN and amazing resources.
- Fizzle: Training from experts you trust + vital community. Create an online business you’re proud of.
- OptinMonster: Want more email subscribers? This is our favorite email pop up by FAR, and we’ve tried them all!
- Hootsuite: Enhance your social media management with Hootsuite, the leading social media dashboard. Manage multiple networks and profiles!
- LeadPages: The easiest way to create landing pages, launch pages, sales pages, and other conversion pages for your website. Incredible tutorials & support makes LeadPages the total package.
- 99 Designs: In need of a logo, website banner, or Podcast image? Submit your description, designers compete, & you choose your favorite! If you are not satisfied, walk away with a full refund…you can’t lose!
- Libsyn.com: This is where I host all of my podcasts.
- ScreenFlow: (for Mac users) – the screen capture software I know and love. Makes it very easy to create high-quality software demos, tutorials, app previews, training, presentations and more.
- TextExpander: TextExpander allows you to create hot keys for words, phrases or even paragraphs you type regularly. All you have to do is type your hot key and watch your text expand. I use this in my business every single day, and it saves me a TON of time!
- Audible: Get your first audiobook for FREE today.
- FreshBooks: The fastest way to invoice clients, track time & run your small business in the cloud. They have the best interface I seen, great customer support, and an awesome explainer video.
Yorba Linda and Brea Advice Givers Accountant
- Prashant Dwivedi is the recommended CPA for our company. His firm specializes in working with small businesses to meet all their tax and accounting needs. Taxes are the largest expense for most businesses, let Prashant make sure you are minimizing yours.
- Virtual Staff Finder: So my problem was, I needed a legit virtual assistant. I know Filipinos are renown for their loyalty and hard work. However, I wanted to know for sure my VA was a good person and had a stable work environment. Enter Virtual Staff Finder. Chris Ducker runs an incredible shop where you tell them what you want, and 14 days later they come back with 3 fully vetted VA’s awaiting for your interview and approval.
Custom Audio Specialists
- Music Radio Creative is your one stop shop for all your audio needs. Podcast audio branding, audio for video, commercial productions and custom music themes. Whatever your choice – your listeners will be left speechless!
- Jacob Huizer Productions: Jacob is an entrepreneurial filmmaker specializing in marketing, short films, and web content. He is the creator of the YLAG videos & believes a creative visual story is the best way to share an idea.
- Carbonite: For a few dollars a month, you will have Carbonite automatically back up everything you do, real time, and in the cloud. Computer crash? Want to migrate computers? Simply press one button and everything is seamlessly downloaded on your new cpu.
Website and Blogging
- WordPress: This is simply the best Blog Publishing Platform available. It is free, extremely customizable and has an incredible support system. Make sure you click the link or the image and go to the .org site, not the .com site. Very different animals.
- The THESIS Theme: Thesis Theme gives you a huge variety of tools to customize your site exactly to your liking. You will get faster page load times, maximized optimization, and point-and-click design, and font controls.
- Optimize Press: If you are building a membership site, this is hands down the best Theme to pair with Wishlist member, the best membership site platform. The how to videos at Optimize Press are more than worth the price of admission.
- Podcasting A to Z: If you have ANY desire to start a podcast, this course is your bible as Cliff Ravenscraft the Podcast Answerman will take you to the promise land and have you producing high quality podcasts in the time you can say A to Z.
Product Distribution & Shopping Carts
- E-Junkie: If you are looking for a shopping cart and/or buy now buttons in order to sell downloads and tangible goods on your website, look no further. E-Junkie has a simple interface, integrates well with PayPal, and has a great support staff.
- ClickBank: The Internet’s leading retailer of digital products. Whether you’re looking to sell, promote, or shop for digital goods, ClickBank will allow you to do so quickly and effectively.
- Paypal: Paypal is a must to accept payments through the above shopping carts.
For Capturing Video and Screencasts
- Camtasia for Mac – Another option for screen captures. Camtasia is a good option because of the great tutorials you can acquire (below).
- Camtasia for PC (Camtasia Studio) – Same as above…for PC.
- Learn Camtasia – This is a great place to learn all you need to know about Camtasia. Real professionals, very educationalvideos.
- PieHole.TV: Are you trying to explain something to your audience in a fun way without boring them to tears and ultimately losing them? Check out Pie Hole and see what it is all about!
- Google Analytics: Google’s free website tracking and analytical tool. A must have for anyone with any type of website.
- Clicky: Clicky is just like Google Analytics, except it’s easier to use, and you can view how many people are on your site (and what they are doing) in real time! Your first site is free.
- Google Adsense: Make money by placing relevant ads on your website that are generated from advertisers using Google Adwords. This is free to use, but you have to register for an account.
- Google Adwords: If you want to begin advertising on Google, you can select keywords and locations and you pay each time someone clicks on your advertisement.
- Legalzoom: Easy online incorporation or LLC creation. This is a must have for any business!
- Influence by Robert B. Cialdini: You’ll learn the six universal principles, how to use them to become a skilled persuader—and how to defend yourself against them. Perfect for people in all walks of life, the principles of Influence will move you toward profound personal change and act as a driving force for your success.
- 4-Hour Work Week by Tim Ferriss: Whether your dream is escaping the rat race, experiencing high-end world travel, earning a monthly five-figure income with zero management, or just living more and working less, The 4-Hour Workweek is the blueprint.
- Secrets of the Millionaire Mind by T. Harv. Eker: Have you ever wondered why some people seem to get rich easily, while others are destined for a life of financial struggle? Is the difference found in their education, intelligence, skills, timing, work habits, contacts, luck, or their choice of jobs, businesses, or investments? The shocking answer is: None of the above!
- The $100 Start Up by Chris Guillebeau: Chris identified 1,500 individuals who have built businesses earning $50,000 or more from a modest investment (in many cases, $100 or less), and from that group he’s chosen to focus on the 50 most intriguing case studies. In nearly all cases, people with no special skills discovered aspects of their personal passions that could be monetized, and were able to restructure their lives in ways that gave them greater freedom and fulfillment.