Our best tools, tried, tested and recommended

We’re often asked what products, services and software we’d recommend for business operations and marketing.

We’ve used many, but only a handful really stand the test of time. So this is a dedicated, up-to-date list of our best recommendations.

In some instances, your selection could result in a small commission or discount being passed on to us (no additional cost to you). But remember that we use these anyway and all recommendations are based on what we love and rely on.

#1 For Domain Registration & Web Hosting

Why this matters:

Your website is essential to your business
Speed and safety are essential
Easier if domain + website are with the same provider
Changing provider is a pain
Go with great reputation
Check out their packages

  • Fast website speeds
  • Secure and extremely reliable (minimal service outage)
  • Best customer services experience with no long waits
  • Competitively priced packages (buy what you need)
  • We first signed up in 2015 and haven't looked back

#1 For Small Business Email Marketing Software

Why this matters:

Email marketing is at the centre of direct digital marketing
Simplicity, reliability and a good feature set are essential
Helps keep data clean and permission-based
Changing provider is a pain
Start free

  • Start for free (up to 1,000 contacts)
  • Easy to use for newbies and tonnes of features for pros
  • Great customer services experience
  • Competitively priced for when you need to upgrade
  • This link gets you a $20 account credit (at time of publishing)

#1 For Flexible Office & Meeting Space

Why this matters:

Your physical space is essential your productivity
It's more efficient to have workspace flexibility as you grow
Moving offices is a pain
Make a good impression
Check out their packages

  • Global office network (useful when travelling)
  • Various options e.g. co-working, dedicated desk or private office
  • Increase or decrease office space as needed
  • Free drinks e.g. coffee, tea, beer, Prosecco etc.
  • Free perks e.g. yoga, Lunch & Learn session, evening events etc.
  • WeWork membership community app (iPhone & Android)
  • Pay monthly (helps cash flow) and cancel at short notice
  • We use the location at 5 Merchant Square, Paddington, London

#1 For Team Productivity Cloud Based Software

Why this matters:

Project-management is a key part of getting things done
Software simplicity is essential for continuity
Multi-device access helps progress
Collaborating effectively aids productivity and results
Start free

  • Kanban based approach makes it simple to create and run projects
  • Easily drag and drop within project boards
  • Chat with your team or clients directly within projects
  • Instant synchronisation (browser, iPhone, Android apps)
  • Integrates with hundreds of other apps and services
  • We first signed up in 2015 and nothing else has come close