We only recommend business tools that we have used ourselves to manage and grow Causeartist. We have tried hundreds of tools throughout the years and these are the best stuff that we’ve found to be essential to growth.
Social Entrepreneur Business Tools
At Causeartist, we multiple business tools to keep you informed about the social impact world and the people impacting it. Below is a list of resources for social entrepreneurs to start your social enterprise or also grow your social enterprise.
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Grant Trahant // Founder of Causeartist
Featured Tools and Resources
Benefiting over 950 nonprofits across the country. The only credit card program for nonprofits. No Personal Guarantee | No Personal Credit Check | No Annual Fee
Gusto makes it easy to onboard, pay, insure, and support your hardworking team. Get the right tools and services for your business and your team. Join more than 100,000 small businesses and their teams.
QuickBooks is an accounting software package developed and marketed by Intuit. QuickBooks products are geared mainly toward small and medium-sized businesses and offer on-premises accounting applications as well as cloud-based versions that accept business payments, manage and pay bills, and payroll functions.
Landing Pages and Form Builders
Turn Clicks into Customers Leadpages helps small businesses connect with an audience, collect leads, and close sales. Easily build websites, landing pages, pop-ups, alert bars, and beyond.
Typeform makes collecting and sharing information comfortable and conversational. It’s a web based platform you can use to create anything from surveys to apps, without needing to write a single line of code.
Create custom landing pages with Unbounce—no coding required. Get the highest-converting campaigns possible with Unbounce Conversion Intelligence™, and our latest AI feature, Smart Traffic.
Video Conferencing and Production
Vidyard is the easiest way to create, host, and share videos so you can keep connecting with customers and colleagues when everything else feels remote.
Freedom to work from anywhere Enjoy the freedom to live and work where you thrive with easy video meetings from Whereby.
One video communications platform for every team. Your complete video communications toolbox No downloads, plugins or add-ons. Everything you need is ready-to-use, from day one.
Anchor is an all-in-one platform where you can create, distribute, and monetize your podcast from any device, for free.
More than 15 million people and businesses around the world use MailChimp’s marketing tools to reach customers and grow their businesses. They make powerful e-commerce marketing products that people love to use, and our email, marketing automation, and targeted advertising tools integrate with hundreds of popular applications and services.
MailerLite is an easy to use web-based email marketing software. It can help you create and send email newsletters, manage subscribers, track and analyze results. We’re big believers in the power of keeping it simple. From clean design, simple and easy-to-use content editor to great customer support.
The All-in-One Marketing Platform Your Business Deserves. Size doesn’t matter to us. Simplify your marketing tasks and reach your goals at the push of a button. Save time and headaches with Moosend’s advanced automation features and thrust your email marketing forward.
E-commerce(start your online store/course)
Selling online has never been easier, faster, or more scalable. Shopify is the leading ecommerce platform chosen by today’s entrepreneurs. So now let’s make it the leading ecommerce platform chosen by today’s social entrepreneurs.
Super-simple e-commerce for creators. Gumroad helps creators do more of what they love. They’ve earned over $280M selling films and courses and music and books and more.
Design, sell, and scale your online business with Webflow Ecommerce, the first ecommerce platform that gives you control over everything. From home page to product page, cart to checkout. Shape your customer’s experience every step of the way, and build a modern ecommerce website — all without writing a single line of code.
Sell your products hassle-free A simple, yet powerful e-commerce platform for creators. Sell digital products, physical goods and subscriptions all from one place.
Create, market, and sell your own online courses Thinkific’s powerful, all-in-one platform makes it easy to share your knowledge, grow your audience, and scale the business you already love. Whether you’re educating 10 students or 10 million, feel confident that you’ve got the easiest technology and best support in the business.
WP Engine equips you with a suite of agility, performance, intelligence, and integration solutions, so you can build and deploy a range of online experiences from campaign sites to content hubs to ecommerce extensions.
Kinsta provides premium managed WordPress hosting for everyone, small or large. They’re officially recommended and powered by Google Cloud Platform and their premium tier network to ensure lightning fast load times.
Now hosting more than 300,000 web sites, we’ve definitely come a long way since 1997. But we can see there’s still a long road in front of us. From web hosting to virtual private servers (VPS), we offer an array of web services at prices so great, you’ll begin to wonder why you ever hosted anywhere else!
Flywheel started in 2012 with a simple mission: to improve the lives of the millions of web designers and developers worldwide that build sites on WordPress. We’re proud of what we have built so far – and that’s just the start!
Canva is the #1 tool we use at Causeartist. We use it everyday to design banners, social media posts, sales decks, website icons, and logos. It is the only design tool you will ever need for your brand.