GlobalSpex Tools & Resources

We like to be completely transparent when working with our customers. We also like to collaborate with other web designers and marketers. From this collaboration and transparency we've been able to grow and shift our processes into something that not only helps us improve our communication but our delivery.

Below is a breakout of most of the tools and resources that we use.

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Automation Tools

Zapier

Easy automation for busy people. Zapier moves info between your web apps automatically, so you can focus on your most important work.

Communication Tools


Zoom

Video Conferencing and Web Conferencing Service. We regularly utilize video conferencing to meet with our clients. It not only saves time but we can share screens and record for future lessons.

Loom

The ultra-flexible communication tool with endless use cases. UseLoom lets you record quick videos in seconds.

Email Marketing Tools

ActiveCampaign

We use Contactually to stay in touch with and deepen the relationships that are important to us and our business.

Contactually

We use Contactually to stay in touch with and deepen the relationships that are important to us and our business.

MailChimp

MailChimp is an important tool in the marketing arsenal. With its ease of use and budget-friendly prices, we recommend this to all of our clients.

Project Management Tools

ManageWP

We use ManageWP to help us monitor our customer's WordPress websites. It allows for a nice overall view of plugins, malware, analytics, SEO, and backups. The beautiful reports are a bonus as well.

Teamwork PM

As we busy as we get, a proper project management tool is essential. The team relies on this tool to track tasks, milestones, communication, and files.

StepShot

Simple yet powerful document workflow software for writing a user manual, step by step guide, and process document 90% quicker than before. You can screenshots with a click of a mouse and customize the guides then export into many different formats.

AirTable

Part spreadsheet, part database, and entirely flexible, teams use Airtable to organize their work, their way.

Social Media Tools

MissingLettr

As someone who blogs regularly, it can be a challenge to promote your blog posts across all social media channels. Now, when I publish a blog post I can access MissingLettr to publish a full 12 month social marketing campaign.

Evernote

Can't say enough about this little gem of an app. It is our note taker. It is our file management tool.

Cloud Office Tools

DropBox

As a virtual company, we love to be able to work everywhere. With multiple computers and a distributed team, DropBox has become a necessity.

Amazon S3

Amazon S3 is a highly-scalable object storage. It helps us with backup and archiving, content storage, and much more.

Google Apps

Professional email, online storage, shared calendars, video meetings and more. Built for business, designed for teams.

Microsoft Office 365

Now available with Office 2016 apps. Access files anywhere—online or offline. Get monthly security updates & feature releases. Use the web version of Office—with rich features

Website Development Tools

KnownHost

Enjoy premium Shared Hosting provided by KnownHost. Backed by a state of the art distributed Cloud architecture you get all of the features none of the fuss: cPanel, LiteSpeed, DDOS Protection and much more. Contact KnownHost today to get 50% Off your first invoice!

GoDaddy Domains

We have over 200 domains registered with GoDaddy. With their smart, user-friendly DNS management system, it makes it easier for me to manage my client's domains.

Beaver Builder

Beaver Builder is a complete design system that includes a WordPress page builder plugin and a framework theme.

Blue Yeti Microphone

For the price, it's great. Clean and smooth sound when doing webinars or tutorials. I recently connected it to a desk arm so it's out of the way.

Evernote Scanner

Working toward a paperless office? This scanner is tied to our Evernote for each document management.

Bidsketch

We like to make everything work as easy as possible. Bidsketch lets us prepare, send, and manage our proposals.

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