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.
Cloudways – where I host my websites. I run several large websites and also host several smaller ones, on an AWS server at Cloudways.
Sucuri – for server-side malware scanning and site monitoring
Afternic – where I sell premium domains
I use several alerts services like Google, BuzzSumo, Mention and Talkwalker
Visual Website Optimizer if I’m doing split testing
I use Google Analytics and goals in analytics extensively plus the Tag Manager
Wicked Reports for tracking conversions for my event campaigns
I use ThriveCart. This cart allows me to join my autoresponder and payment methods.
We use Ontraport to collect customer details after purchase.
Community and Collaboration
The membership forum is run using Xenforo 2.
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 and Zapier 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 use 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
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
I use a Rode USB podcaster mic. It has an optional swing arm and shock mount.
I also use a Rode NT-USB and a Zoom H4N.
When on the road I use a Rode Smartlav Mic in my iPhone
I also have a Logitech c920 usb cam
I use a manfrotto tripod, GLANZ light and Manfrotto iPhone clip.
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