Websites and hosting
Namecheap.com – most of my domains are registered here
Genesis – WordPress theme with a custom skin on top built by my team at superfastbusiness.com. The closest to this is the OTR theme. We installed this from $199.
Liquid Web -where I host my websites. I have a dedicated server because I run several large websites and also host customers test sites. VPS solution would be okay for small situation.
Sucuri – secure the security on our site
Trustwave for my security seal
Afternic – where I sell premium domains
Pingdom – monitor our sites
I use several alerts services like Google, BuzzSumo, Mention and Talkwalker
CrazyEgg – check heat maps
Visual Website Optimizer if I’m doing split testing
I use Google Analytics and goals in analytics extensively plus the Tag Manager
Improvely for tracking conversions for my event campaigns
I use Nanacast. This cart allows me to join my autoresponder and payment methods.
We use Gravity Forms to collect customer details after purchase
Community and Collaboration
The membership forum is run using Xenforo
The custom skin is designed by pixeledit.
GoToWebinar and GoToMeeting is what I use for meetings
Google apps for business for my email for the team. Also the documents for our Word and Excel style sheets.
I use Google docs surveys to collect data for broadcast episodes and pre / post events
Slack to run my team
Leadpages is what we use for lead boxes and optin forms
Fuzedapp helps you automate actions between tools
Payment gateways/Merchant account
My payment is received via PayPal or credit card. To accept credit cards I need to use a merchant gateway called Eway.
US dollar currency is stored in an NAB US dollar forex account.
Australian dollars are collected by BankWest.
Putler is what I used to manage PayPal payments and reporting
I use Help Scout for my support desk
Intercom.IO for my customer support and on-boarding in the forum
Cloud hosting and video/audio players
I use Wistia to host and play videos
Amazon S3 for audio files
Dropbox or S3 for PDF transcriptions hosting
I collect voices on my websites using Speakpipe
Blubrry is where I get broadcasting stats and it is the plug-in I use to connect my website to iTunes
When I render videos on my iPad I used the tilt shift app
A lot of images using in my marketing I hand illustrate using paper 53 / a pen and paper / a whiteboard or take a picture with my iPhone
Video and Audio Equipment
If I’m making good videos I use the Canon 60d with 1.2 50mm lens
Beachtek DXA-SLR mixer for Mic to Camera
Proper fluoro lights Lightpro 330A
I have a rode boom mic and stand
I also have a Logitech c920 usb cam
I use a Rode USB podcaster mic
It has an optional swing arm and shock mount
When on the road I use a Rode Smartlav Mic in my iPhone
I used the auphonic app to level audio
Senheisser studio headphones HD25 II
Screenflow When I record screencasts or solo audio
Presentations are made on Keynote
For Skype calls I use call recorder for Mac to record calls
Evernote to store my own notes
The reminders app on Apple is where I store checklists and frameworks for myself
I use the slackbot on Slack as my todo list
To construct long written documents I use IA writer pro
I dictate my notes using the dictate feature on Apple
I use Rescue Time to keep tabs on how long I spend on each tool each week
My schedule is a management schedule once feeding into my iCal
For passwords I use 1password
My team uses Lastpass
I read kindles on my iPad mini Retina
My main computer is a 13 inch MacBook Pro retina
I have an external hard drive to record media to so that it does not load up the computer
All of my files are stored in dropbox instead of on the local computer device
My iPhone syncs to drop box when I plug it in
When I’m at home I use a 24 inch LED screen + external wireless keyboard and magic mouse
My laptop sits on an air stand.
My preference is to use ethernet instead of Wi-Fi when I’m at home it gives a more stable and high-speed connection
Use the memory clean out to clear my computer
Xero is what I used for accounting
I use a broker for insurance
An IP lawyer for trademark matters