Hello & Welcome to Bizain’s small business digital tools section.

As an entrepreneur, it’s important that you get armed with the right set of digital tools or apps or software.

With so many tools in the market, how do you find if a particular one is a good fit for your business?

Well, the answer is simple. If a tool puts your business on a growth trajectory, then it’s worth or else not.

I have a curated list of digital tools you must use to take your business to the next level. Each tool recommended here is being used by me and/or my clients. So, I know what I am talking about.

Let’s dive in!

Cheers,

Vishal Gupta (Co-Founder at Bizain.com, Serial Entrepreneur, Business Coach & Investor)

 

RECOMMENDED LIST OF DIGITAL TOOLS FOR SMALL BUSINESS (UPDATED: 06-07-2018)

REGISTERING DOMAIN NAME

NAME CHEAP

Till date, I have purchased all my domain names from NameCheap. These are the reasons why I prefer them over others:

  • Cheapest prices
  • Easy-to-use dashboard
  • Robust documentation
  • Live chat support
  • Premium Addons
  • Multiple payment options

Most suitable for: All types of businesses or people.

try namecheap

BUILDING WEBSITE

SITEGROUND

All of my websites(including bizain) are hosted on Siteground. Why? Because when it comes to speed, security & customer service, they are simply the best out there.

Why I recommend:

  • Simple to set up & manage
  • No coding or technical skills needed
  • Advanced speed features
  • Reliable security
  • Flawless customer service
  • One-click WordPress installation

Most suitable for: Custom websites & blogs

tRY SITEGROUND

WIX

If you are looking only at building an informational website then Wix is a perfect solution. They provide a simple code-free & drag-and-drop solution to build a beautiful website.

Why I recommend:

  • Code-free
  • Quickest & easiest set up
  • Drag-and-drop builder
  • Custom domain name
  • Beautiful templates

Most suitable for: Informational, corporate & personal websites

TRY WIX

SHOPIFY

I must confess that I absolutely love Shopify. They have all that it takes to build a world-class e-commerce website without coding!

Why I recommend:

  • Easy to set up
  • Code-free
  • Lot of templates
  • Drag-and-drop builder
  • Powerful add-ons (Apps)
  • Stats & Reports
  • Custom domain name

Most suitable for: E-commerce websites

TRY SHOPIFY

DESIGNING WEBSITE

THEME FOREST

Themeforest is a marketplace where you can buy high-quality website themes at affordable prices. In fact, this website’s theme was bought from here.

Why I recommend:

  • Quality assured
  • Code-free
  • Free support for 6 months (in most products)
  • Wide variety
  • Affordable
  • Rating & reviews

Most suitable for: Custom websites (including e-commerce).

TRY THEMEFOREST

ELEGANT THEMES

Presently, Elegantthemes are being used by more than 4,92,000 websites!. ‘Divi’ is their most popular theme & they rightly claim it to be the world’s most popular WordPress theme.

Why I recommend:

  • Drag-and-drop builder
  • Light & fast
  • Code-free
  • Premium plugins included
  • Free support
  • 30 days money back guarantee

Most suitable for: Informational, corporate or personal websites.

TRY ELEGANTTHEMES

CREATING LANDING PAGES

LEADPAGES

When it comes to creating beautiful conversion-oriented landing pages, Leadpages are my #1 recommendation.

Why I recommend:

  • Drag-and-drop builder
  • Easy to integrate
  • Lot of professional templates
  • Conversion-oriented
  • Code-free

Most suitable for: Info product websites

TRY LEADPAGES

CREATING SALES FUNNEL

 CLICKFUNNELS

A sales funnel is that difference between a successful online business & a not-so-successful one. I have found Clickfunnels as the most robust application when it comes to building & managing sales funnels.

Why I recommend:

  • User-friendly
  • Fastest set-up
  • Robust variety of funnel templates
  • Drag-and-drop builder
  • Payment integration
  • Code-free
  • Custom domain name

Most suitable for: Info product websites

TRY CLICKFUNNELS

EMAIL MARKETING

GETRESPONSE

GetResponse is not just an email marketing solution but a complete marketing automation suite. Feature wise, I don’t find any other application coming close to theirs.

Why I recommend:

  • Drag-and-drop auto-responder builder
  • Awesome UI
  • Lot of email templates & free stock photos
  • Drag-and-drop email builder
  • A/B Testing
  • Advanced reporting
  • Webinar & landing pages support

Most suitable for: All type of businesses & websites.

TRY GETRESPONSE

SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION

SEMRUSH

SEMrush is hands down my ultimate SEO tool. From keywords to competitors, their robust platform does it all flawlessly.

Why I recommend:

  • Simple & clean UI
  • Long-tail keyword research
  • Keyword difficulty finder
  • Backlink & Site Audit
  • In-depth competitor research
  • Advanced SEO features

Most suitable for: All type of websites.

TRY SEMRUSH