As a Website Designer I use a variety of programs and services to run my business. Here are some products and companies that I’ve worked with and give my thumbs up to. (Yes, I do some affiliate credits for some of these websites, but that didn’t affect my decision to include them in this list)
Envato Market Places: Get professional WordPress Themes, Website pictures and audio. (Just click “start browsing”)
WordPress Themes, Maintenance, Backup & Mobile Design
iThemes – Builder, Backup Buddy, Sync and Stash
iThemes Sync Pro – Manage multiple WordPress websites from one dashboard!
iThemes Security Pro plugin – Add security to your WordPress website with just a few clicks.
Wp Touch – Turn your WordPress website into a mobile friendly website in minutes
Free eBooks – Free eBooks on WordPress website design, marketing and maintenance
Freshbooks – accounting and invoicing program
Quote Roller – With Quote Roller’s document builder, your sales team can create and deliver quality quotes, proposals, contracts, and collateral in minutes.
MailChimp – Create newsletters and mail lists
Turbo Tax – Gotta pay your taxes – lol
Website Security and Firewall
Sucuri – Malware removal and website security
Crazy Egg – Heatmaps that show where your visitors are clicking
Moz – SEO and website analytics (If you become a member they have many discounts available for other services. visit here – http://moz.com/perks)