This page contains all the tools and treats that keep me (and my business) fully functional! Some are free, some are paid, all are excellent.

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You might notice that a few tools appear in more than one section… that’s because I use them for more than one purpose! I’m a big fan of taking full advantage of the resources you have available to you, and that’s reflected in this guide.

I am an affiliate for some of the resources recommended on this page, which means I may receive a commission or “store credit” if you choose to sign up. That being said, you can trust I will never, EVER recommend anything (or anyone) I haven’t experienced and loved myself. 

Manage your day-to-day

A killer stash of resources to help you decide on – and stay committed to – your goals. I use the planning templates alll the time and regularly relisten to the audios too.

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  • Short, easy-to-action training videos
  • A batch of energy clearing audios
  • An exclusive Notion dashboard filled with templates you can use now and forever
  • A 1:1 call with me to get crystal clear on your next steps

My verrrry favourite project management tool (and you know I’ve tried them all).

How I use this...

  • Breaking down my big ideas and turning them into manageable task lists
  • Planning my week and staying on top of my daily to-do lists
  • Keeping recurring actions front of mind (because I can definitely be forgetful!)

A team communication and file sharing platform.

How I use this...

  • Daily check-ins with my accountability buddy
  • Daily communication with my VA – this is where we brainstorm with each other and map out all our big plans
  • Sharing client notes (with people I guest coach for)

A simple digital calendar. Free with a Google account and easy to sync across devices.

How I use this...

  • Booking out time for my non-negotiables (such as lunch, time with friends, treks to the gym, etc)
  • Managing my appointments – this includes client sessions and calls for programmes I’m signed up for as a student
  • Calendar blocking, although this tends to only be when I know I have a really busy week ahead

A cloud storage facility that allows you to create and manage different types of documents. Think Microsoft Office but free, and infinitely better.

How I use this...

  • Drafting anything I’m working on in Google docs (email sequences, course outlines, virtual event plans, everything!)
  • Filing all assets we create and resources that help us do our best work
  • My money management spreadsheets are all made in Google Sheets

A (safe) password manager.

How I use this...

  • Storing all my log in links, usernames and passwords somewhere handy
  • Sharing my log in details with my VA, or any other freelancers I might be working with, without worrying about security
  • Generating strong passwords that don’t have to be memorable

My preferred calendar booking system.

How I use this...

  • Creating different types of call booking options – everything from sales calls, to recurring client calls, to one off intensives
  • Selling one-off paid sessions
  • Send calendar bookings and reminder emails to both myself and the person who has booked in

An app for listening to your favourite music and podcasts whether you’re at home or on the go.

How I use this...

  • Listening to music to help me work – I have playlists for every mood
  • Creating exclusive playlists as bonuses for different programmes
  • Designing playlists for my weekly breathwork sessions

Productivity power-up

An easy-to-use time tracker, available as both an app and a browser extension.

How I use this...

  • Tracking my working time – these insights help me plan better AND help me figure out where to outsource and automate more
  • Timing different elements of the live events I host, so I stay on track
  • Keeping myself on track – knowing that I’m working against the clock helps me keep moving

Basically a wizard, that automagically connects different bits of tech.

How I use this...

  • Adding anyone who signs up for something through ThriveCart to the product in MemberVault, and to a specific tag in Convertkit
  • Sending copies of filled in forms and applications from Airtable to a specific Slack channel

The project management dashboard we use for dealing with daily life here at Daire HQ.

How I use this...

  • Setting up recurring tasks that need to take place at different points
  • Templating workflows for us to follow for the more complex tasks and projects
  • Breaking down upcoming projects and assigning individual tasks and deadlines

Plug-and-play Asana templates to keep you organised.

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  • HQ & profit plan templates
  • Content creation & marketing templates
  • Client, services & product templates
  • Affiliate & referral program templates

Streamline your business with SOPs (no matter what stage you’re at).

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  • How to create SOPs without creating a whole load of extra work for yourself
  • Formatting tips for easy-to-use SOPs
  • How to actually make use of your new SOPs, whether you’re a one person band or working with a team

A customisable app blocker available for free on iOS and Android devices.

How I use this...

  • Blacklisting the apps that tend to be time and energy drains, between 7pm and 10am

The browser extension responsible for eradicating my Facebook newsfeed (and saving my sanity.

How I use this...

  • Limiting the amount of time I waste on Facebook – I always have this activated on my computer so I’m only ever using Facebook for groups and messenger

A browser extension that allows you to control the speed you watch online videos.

How I use this...

  • Speeding up training videos and call replays – it saves me sooo much time

Take away all the stress of hiring your first – or next – team member.

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  • How to get your business ready, so your new team member can hit the ground running
  • A step-by-step hiring process
  • Tips for delegating to and managing your growing team

If you already have a team member or two, but struggle to use them effectively, this is for you.

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  • How to prioritise delegating when you feel like “it’s just more work” that you don’t have time for
  • The best ways to communicate with and reward your team, so everyone stays happy

If you find yourself feeling stuck, frustrated, or easily distracted, this is for you.

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  • Exclusive hypnosis audios and tapping scripts
  • Journal prompts to rewire your personal limiting beliefs / energetic funk
  • A bonus masterclass teaching you how to use your energy centres to create an achievable plan

Website bits + bobs

An endless source of domain names!

My website hosting platform. The customer service team is solid – they’re always around to help if I experience any issues.

Creator of fabulous WordPress themes (like this one). Very easy to customise, even for the non-techy like moi.

A page builder that allows you to easily build functional attractive website pages… like the one you’re looking at right now!

Create killer digital products + packages

In essence, a video communication tool, but honestly… that’s just the beginning!

How I use this...

  • Hosting live calls, whether they’re one-on-one or group sessions
  • Recording any pre-recorded “face to camera” videos
  • Recording any bonus interviews or guest sessions
  • Hosting masterclasses and taster sessions
  • Connecting with my VA to plan out what we’re creating

Graphic design software for non-designers. perfect for creating on-brand assets.

How I use this...

  • Creating slide decks for my different courses and programmes
  • Creating the schedule of calls (which always lives pinned in our Facebook group)
  • Creating reminder and challenge graphics for use in our Facebook group
  • Creating offer related artwork for use on check out pages and in my training platform
  • Creating PDF guides where needed
  • Creating swipe collateral for affiliates

An epic marketplace filled with visual elements to add more personality and pizazz to the resources you create.

How I use this...

  • Finding pre-designed slide decks for when I’m in a time crunch
  • Finding fun illustrations and backgrounds to add a point of difference to my different offers – I don’t want everything looking the same

A super simple, yet high quality screen recorder. 

How I use this...

  • Recording slides for any training videos that don’t require my face on them
  • Recording my screen for any tech demos and tutorials

An all-in-one platform that can be used for project management, note-taking, collaborative working and sooo much more.

How I use this...

  • Creating student dashboards that make it extra easy to navigate resources and take advantage of templates I’ve put together
  • Putting together said templates
  • Hosting programme content, especially if it revolves around building habits, rather than going through lots of training

A wonderfully idiotproof checkout system that does so much more than it says on the tin!

How I use this...

  • Creating simple, attractive checkout pages
  • Offering order bumps that will enhance my clients’ experience
  • Managing affiliates
  • Note: ThriveCart have recently released their own training platform, Learn+ which fully integrates with their checkout system, available at no extra cost.

A clean, attractive place to host your online courses, programmes and lead magnets. (Full disclosure – while all my courses are currently in Membervault, we are transitioning them over to Learn +, Thrivecart’s training platform, so everything is in one place)

How I use this...

  • Organising all of my different digital products
  • As a marketplace to inspire repeat customers
  • Creating themed bundles of my different offers

A super dynamic database system.

How I use this...

  • Receiving enquiries and applications (only required for some of the things I offer)
  • Collecting client feedback and testimonials
  • Cross referencing the different (paid) content I’ve created – this is helpful for when you want to repurpose, or create quick and easy bonuses

If you want to start adding fun new income streams to your business (and you only have about 20 minutes to spare) this is for you

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  • A plug-and-play system that you can use to structure your own paid workshops
  • A rather jazzy slide deck template you can use for your future masterclasses
  • Tips to repurpose your workshop for even more income
  • A bonus hypnosis to help you see the value in everything you sell

If you want to be able to offer the personal touch to your clients, without spending more hours tethered to your laptop, this is for you.

Think of this as a flexible day of coaching or consultancy, that your clients can use to get all the support they need (and pay you handsomely for).

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  • A complete step-by-step that will help you design, create and launch your own Day of Voxer offer. All action no fluff.

Bring the personal touch to your biz model

A walkie talkie perfect for going back and forth with people via voicenote (or text).

How I use this...

  • Checking in a few times a week with my 1:1 clients and Unshakeable Business Academy members
  • Braindumping at my VA when I can’t make sense of my own thoughts
  • Staying in touch with my peer-led mastermind

Nurture the humans you’ve already welcomed into your world and turn them into eager repeat customers with your own client/student only community.

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  • Planning a group that feels fun for you (and high impact for your customers)
  • Launching your group – and getting those connections feeling excited to be part of it
  • Top tips for running your highly engaged group of superfans

Enhance the experience you offer your clients with this amazing bundle of resources.

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  • An editable template for your on-brand services and pricing guide (to make you look like the pro you are)
  • A simple, streamlined onboarding system that helps every client feel confident in the work you do
  • A super smart offboarding system to leave your clients so delighted, they can’t help but refer you to all their friends!

Amp up your visibility

The Basics

An all-in-one platform that can be used for project management, note-taking, collaborative working and sooo much more.

How I use this...

  • Braindumping alll of my different content ideas as and when they come to me – having the app on my phones makes this extra easy, because I often come up with the best gems while walking the dogs. Honestly, any note-taking app would do the job, but as I already use Notion for other things, it makes sense for me to get even more from it!

A super dynamic database system.

How I use this...

  • Managing my content calendar – I create a lot of different types of content so it’s very helpful to have a calendar system where I can see everything that’s coming up at a glance
  • Housing my content repurposing system – all my draft content lives in my Airtable calendar so it’s verrry easy for me to re-use
  • Collecting survey results

My signature content batching system (that makes it entirely possible to batch 90 days of content in a week or less… if you’re up for the challenge!)

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  • Smart idea generation hacks so that you can casually sell your offers consistently
  • Easy-to-action batching workflows to help you create your core content, your high-converting emails AND your relationship-building social media posts
  • All the templates and trackers you could need to make your content align with your business goals

If you’ve been trying ENDLESSLY to grow your audience to no avail, this one’s for you.

How I use this...

  • Clear steps to help you build your own online business fan club
  • Your permission slip to ditch marketing tactics you hate (ideal client avatars, for example)
  • Mindset tweaks to deal with your disdain for “selling” and to make you feel more excited to put youreself “out there”

Email Marketing

My favourite email marketing and list building platform – and I can say that definitively. I’ve tried most of them!

How I use this...

  • Sending out my weekly newsletter
  • Setting up simple landing pages 
  • Putting together email sequences (sometimes for selling, sometimes for nurturing)

Graphic design software for non-designers. perfect for creating on-brand assets.

How I use this...

  • Creating graphic elements for newsletters and other emails (headers, call out boxes, etc)
  • Designing lead magnet PDFs
  • Putting together graphics to promote freebie on social media

A cloud storage facility that allows you to create and manage different types of documents. Think Microsoft Office but free, and infinitely better.

How I use this...

  • Creating spreadsheet templates to use as lead magnets
  • Drafting email sequences
  • Storing freebies

Make surprise money while growing your email list… and dazzling your new subscribers with what you’re capable of

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  • Everything you need to get your own tripwire product up and selling, in no more than a couple of hours

Podcasting

Free audio recording and editing software. Pretty intuitive, but there are a load of free tutorials on YouTube if you need a hand figuring anything out.

How I use this...

  • Creating podcast intro and outro
  • Recording weekly podcast episode
  • Editing podcast audio as and wheen needed

My podcast hosting platform. It’s a pretty affordable choice and has great analytics, so I can monitor what’s hitting the spot.

How I use this...

  • Storing episode audios and descriptions
  • Sending out weekly podcast to different platforms (iTunes, Spotify, etc)

This is the new and improved version of the microphone I’m currently using – there’s a noticeable upgrade in audio quality when I use this so it’s definitely worth it!

How I use this...

  • Recording weekly podcasts
  • Recording meditations and hypnosis audios

Graphic design software for non-designers. Perfect for creating on-brand assets.

How I use this...

  • Creating main show artwork
  • Creating weekly episode artwork
  • Creating graphics to promote each episode, optimised for different platforms

YouTube / Livestreaming

Quiana LaChé’s unbeatable YouTube training. This is the link to the self-study version – if you need more hands on support you’ll want to check the live bootcamps she runs a couple of times a year.

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  • A unique idea generation system that helped me come up with a whole year’s worth of video ideas in one sitting
  • Bite-sized, easy-to-action training that will walk you through every step of your video production and publishing, so that you can release regular high-impact video content, perfectly optimised for search

My chosen video editing software – I’ve been using it for years and it’s pretty easy to use. Even for someone like me who is not the techiest.

How I use this...

  • Edit videos for YouTube
  • Edit livestream replays (to make them quicker and more pleasant to watch)
  • Edit training videos (usually to chop them up and make them shorter)

A ring light that can be attached to two adjustable tripods (both included) with a handy phone holder built in.

How I use this...

  • (As a tripod) recording videos, IG stories and reels
  • (As a light) recording videos, IG stories and reels
  • (As a light) taking photos for social media
  • (As a light) to improve quality of livestreams and coaching calls

Graphic design software for non-designers. Perfect for creating on-brand assets.

How I use this...

  • Creating YouTube thumbnails
  • Creating graphic elements and text overlays
  • Creating channel art

Instagram

Duh. Instagram.

How I use this...

  • Taking photos
  • Recording video clips
  • Editing images

My favourite Instagram scheduler. It’s really easy to use, and allows you drag and drop your uploads to curate a grid you like the look of.

How I use this...

  • Collecting images I can use for future IG posts
  • Drafting and scheduling posts ahead of time

YouCut – an Android-friendly video editing app.

How I use this...

  • Turning IG Story clips into longer videos (usually to post on the grid, sometimes to create a micro bonus for a course)

Framelapse – an Android-friendly app for recording timelapses.

How I use this...

  • Recording timelapses for IG stories (usually it’s things like cleaning my office, or my morning routine – riveting stuff!)

Make that moneyyy

A wonderfully idiotproof checkout system that does so much more than it says on the tin!

How I use this...

  • Creating checkout pages with different payment plans
  • Setting up order bumps and upsells
  • Managing affiliate relationships

Cloud-based accounting software that alos allows you to create and send invoices to your clients.

How I use this...

  • Sporadically sending out invoices
  • Monthly bookkeeping
  • Annual tax return

Literally the laziest guide to affiliate marketing you could ever hope for… meaning that it WILL help you increase your income for minimal effort – the dream!

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  • An overview of what affiliate marketing is, and how you can make it work for you (no matter your business type)
  • Inspirational swipe and content suggestions to help you make a splash with your affiliate promotions
  • Checklists and challenges to boost your money-making momentum
  • Tech tutorials to make it all even easier

If you want to be fully booked as a service provider but the thought of constantly pitching drains the living hell out of you, this is for you.

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  • Five simple techniques to help the dreamy clients find you
  • Create a client referral system that ensures prospects are all the right fit 
  • How to create a nice juicy waitlist (without sending any pitches)

Create a nice generous cash injection in your business, for fairly little effort!

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  • A replicable system that you can use to structure all your future flash sales
  • Suggestions on what to sell when you can’t really be bothered to create anything new

A 33-day audio programme to rewire your relationship with money and massively increase your capacity

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  • 33 days of daily wealth activations, tapping scripts and night time hypnosis
  • Bonus journaling and reflection prompts to help you shake up the way you treat money in your business

If you feel like you’re constantly making reluctant compromises with your clients, this is for you.

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  • 10 micro lessons to help you shift the way you attract and sign well-paying clients

If you’re ready to start making more money in your business, without resorting to anything “icky”, this bundle is for you.

How I use this...

  • A selection of mini trainings to help you increase your sales (whether you want to focus on services or digital products)
  • My exclusive tapping for sales script
  • A 90 min 1:1 intensive with me, during which we’ll map out your next best-selling offer!

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Learn to let go of the chaos and fear you currently feel around money, so that you can start charging abundantly.

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A more spiritual guide to creating success (financial and otherwise).

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A practical guide for managing your money so that you and your business both stay well taken care of.

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A guide to clearing up the thoughts, beliefs and feelings that you have around money, so that you can start earning everything you say you want (and more).

Manage your energy + your mind

Breathwork

Journaling

Meditation

A healing membership created by Marie Houlden. Among other things, each months you get access to at least two EFT & energy healing sessions and two breathwork sessions.

A whole year’s worth of daily journal prompts specifically for business owners. The perfect resource to help you rewire your mind and set your focus day to day.

My very favourite meditation app, created by Mimi Bouchard. It’s not just your basic seated meditations – you’ve got walking meditations, running meditations, cleaning meditation and more.

A breathwork membership created by Stevie Wright. Unlimited access to a platform filled with shorter breathwork sessions (5-20mins) perfect for weaving into an already busy day.

A really lovely morning meditation / evening reflection journal – perfect for anyone who wants to be a bit more present but doesn’t want to spend a lot of time journaling.

A bundle of meditations and hypnosis audios, created with business owners in mind.

Self-care selections + witchy treats

Think of it as a self-love tamagotchi. When you sign up, your finch egg hatches, and by showing up daily to log acts of self-care, you can take care of your finch.

Sarah Steckler’s energy driver sheet is my favourite habit tracker – it really helps me see patterns in my own behaviour so I can make even smarter decisions.

My adjustable meditation chair – you can also lie it flat, making it perfect for breathwork sessions.

My constant companion – the trusty hot water bottle.

I’m a big fan of essential oils – these are some of my favourite blends for when I need to chill.

In my quest to remedy my sleep patterns I came across this tea which is DELICIOUS… so much so, I now buy it in bulk!

On the faves shelf

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Sexy, magical Victorian adventures

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’70s rockstar vibes a la Fleetwood Mac

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Think: quirky lesbian horror flick

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An epic love story between a debutante and a rapper – I cried real tears

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A stunning exploration of love, identity and art between two Black authors

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Coming of age in the ’70s suburbs – weirdly relatable

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An essay collection exploring the different aspects of what it means to be Black in Britain

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Stunning slow burn romance with a nice happy ending

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Poetry that speaks to the soul

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Mythological retellings, with every protagonist reimagined as a woman of colour

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A lyrical love story, wrapped in magical Mexican recipes

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Gender swapped Pretty Woman, with gorgeous autism rep

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A study on love, privilege and justice written by one of my faves

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A dark, sassy reimagining of Jane Eyre

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A story of sisterhood and learning to live without regret