Our Favorite Resources

Need to figure out what to use to grow your business? Here are our top picks.

For Communicating

loom

Loom is a platform that allows you to make quick videos using a lightning-fast video recorder capable of capturing your screen, webcam, and microphone.

monday.com

monday.com brings teams together in one powerful, flexible & intuitive software. Collaborate in real-time from anywhere.

Superhuman

Superhuman provides the fastest email experience ever made. Email jill to get an invite.

Slack

Slack is where work flows. It’s where the people you need, the information you share, and the tools you use come together to get things done.

Mad Mimi

Mad Mimi is a lovely, simple email service that lets you create, send and track email newsletters. Over 150,000 businesses use Mad Mimi to handle email the simple way.

For Surveying People

Google Forms

Create a new survey and edit it with others at the same time. Choose from a variety of pre-made themes or create your own. Free with a Google account.

Hunter.io

Hunter lets you find professional email addresses in seconds and connect with the people that matter for your business.

Typeform

Typeform is the web’s most advanced form builder that makes asking & answering questions online easy, human & beautiful. Ever taken a survey that was fun to fill out?

For Hiring

Copywriter Barry Scott

Barry Scott is a copywriter who can bring your brand voice to life, differentiate you from your competitors, and most importantly, help you make more sales.

CloudDevs

Cloud Devs helps you hire hand selected and rigorously vetted top remote developers, assigned to you in 24 hours.

Virtual Help

Virtual Help is the way to accomplish 3x more work with talented virtual assistants who can help you run any aspect of your business.

For Domain + Hosting Stuff

Flywheel

Flywheel is built on a foundation of rock-solid web hosting. We handle all of the technical bits and bobs of running a site on WP. Nightly backups. Blazing-fast speed. What else can you want? Check ’em out.

hover

Hover is the best way to buy and manage domain names and email. A division of Tucows Inc., offering simple, useful services to help people unlock the power of the Internet.

For Money $tuff

Flippa

Flippa is a global online marketplace where individuals and business owners buy and sell websites, online businesses and other digital real estate.

Privacy

Privacy generates virtual card numbers that protect your security and privacy when you shop online.

Bench

Bench helps you find a professional bookkeeper at a price you can afford, and to use powerful financial reporting with zero learning curve.

Swapstack

Swapstack helps you find the most relevant sponsors for your newsletter.

Kiva U.S.

Kiva U.S. helps you to get a small business loan up to $15,000 WITH NO INTEREST! Too good to be true? Nah. It’s true. We raised $5,000 successfully through Kiva. Go and see for yourself over here. Go apply for your loan now.

Paro

Paro is a network of top-tier remote financial professionals offering CFO leadership, financial planning and analysis, accounting, bookkeeping and more. Need to hire someone? Please reach out and tell them that The Founding Moms sent you.

For Memory Loss

Evernote

Evernote is closed source freemium suite of services designed for note taking and archiving. (Read: you won’t forget anything ever again.) A “note” is a piece of text, a webpage, photograph, voice memo, or a handwritten “ink” note. Save it on your phone and it will also appear on your computer. And vice versa. Genius.

1Password

1Password is the only way I know how to keep track of passwords. I make them long & strong and then store them in this puppy. It’s security made simple. It’s easy to use. And it’s a lifesaver.

For Gifting

Foiled Cupcakes

Cupcake delivery in Chicago, Naperville, and over 60 suburbs. Hand baked and delivered as early as tomorrow for one flat rate.

Packed With Purpose

Packed With Purpose creates social impact while recognizing the importance of gifting in fostering meaningful relationships.

For Emotional Wellness

Headspace

Live a healthier, happier, more well-rested life in just a few minutes a day with the Headspace app.

Sanity Sessions

Feeling overwhelmed? We can provide you with your very own Accountability Buddy to help you create goals and check in on them regularly. Let us help you!

Zeel

Zeel offers on-demand, spa-quality massages from the comfort of your home and $20 when you sign up.

For Saving Computer Space

Hightail

Simple and secure file sharing with Hightail. Send large files, preview visual assets, collect precise feedback and keep creative projects moving in one easy and secure cloud-based software. Try Hightail for free.

Google Drive

Drive integrates seamlessly with Docs, Sheets, and Slides, cloud-native apps that enable your team to collaborate effectively in real time.

Dropbox

Dropbox is a home for all your photos, docs, videos, and files. Anything you add toDropbox will automatically show up on all your computers, phones and even theDropbox website — so you can access your stuff from anywhere.

For Making Videos + Podcasts

Canva

Create beautiful designs with your team. Use Canva’s drag-and-drop feature and layouts to design, share and print business cards, logos, presentations and more.

Unsplash

Beautiful, free images and photos that you can download and use for any project. Better than any royalty free or stock photos.

Neewer

Jill uses the Neewer® LED Video Light Kit to film all of the FMC’s video courses. Two lights, two stands, and two filters come with the Kit. (And don’t forget the scotch tape to hang fancy tapestries behind you on the wall where you’re filming.)

BigMarker

BigMarker is the place to host your webinars. We use them alllll the time for ours. Their video quality is excellent, their chat rooms are easy for your viewers to understand, and recordings of your webinars are top-notch. Most importantly, their customer service is grand.

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