Digital Marketing Resources

Who to follow, what to use and where to go

My evolving list of who to follow, what tools to use and things I find interesting in the world of Digital Marketing.

What to read

Which books, blog posts and articles to read about Digital Marketing. A running list of things I read and found interesting or useful in the world of Social Media and Digital Marketing.

  • 10 tactics for social media marketing success in 2018 | My top ten over on Medium.com
  • Maple Honey | Facebook Advertising 2018
  • Alexa - Top Sites List | Top sites in Australia
  • 11 Facebook Advertising Tools That’ll Save You Time and Money by Neil Patel | For those times when you need help as a business owner, for advertisers who truly care about saving time and money, there are several Facebook advertising tools to consider utilizing for your small business. Let’s take a closer look at 11 of these marketing tools.
  • How We Became So Self-Obsessed and What It's Doing to Us | We live in the age of the individual. Every day, we're bombarded with depictions of the beautiful, successful, slim, socially conscious, and extroverted individual that our culture has decided is the perfect self, and we berate ourselves when we don't measure up. This model of the perfect self and the impossibly high standards it sets can be extremely dangerous. People are suffering under the torture of this impossible fantasy, and unprecedented social pressure is leading to increases in depression and suicide. Journalist and novelist Will Storr began to wonder about this perfect self that torments so many of us: Where does this ideal come from? Why is it so powerful? Is there any way to break its spell?

What to use

My goto Digital Marketing Software Tools and Services toolbox. This is what I use everyday.

  • Dasheroo | Business performance metrics from all your favorite applications on one beautiful free dashboard.
  • Buffer | Schedule your posts actoss multiple platforms. There are many of these tools. I like Buffer.
  • Gleam | My favourite swiss-army-knife of digital markting tools
  • Facebook Business Manager | Manage all your Facebook pages and accounts.
  • Social Blade | Social Blade tracks user statistics for YouTube, Twitch, Instagram, and Twitter! Get a deeper understanding of user growth and trends by utilizing Social Blade
  • Toggl | Everything works much better with Toggl. Hassle-free time tracking so your business runs like clockwork.
  • Doodle: easy scheduling | Get together with Doodle. The simple way to decide on dates, places & more.
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What else to use

Cool Digital Marketing Tool that I dont use but might sometime soon

  • Ad Espresso | Optimize your Facebook Ads as Easily as Making your Morning Coffee
  • Cyfe | All In One Business Dashboard. Social media, web analytics, marketing, sales, support, infrastructure... monitor everything!
  • crowdcast.io | Grow your audience with live video Q&As, interviews, summits, webinars and more.
  • Anmoto | Make great videos. Easily.
  • belive.tv | Engage your audience on Facebook Live with an amazing live broadcast
  • getready.io | A digital creation tool. Make and Publish your own games & apps to any app store with no coding experience

Who to follow

Who to follow in Digital Marketing

What hardware to buy

YouTube & Podcast Cameras & Hardware

Web Hosting and Dev Ops

Web hosting shouldnt be hard or expensive. Here is what I use.

  • Ventra IP | Australian domain registration and hosting
  • Cloud Flare | Caching and DNS management
  • Vultr | Fast affordable servers with a location in Sydney
  • ServerPilot | The best way to run WordPress and PHP sites.
  • Jekyll | Transform your plain text into static websites and blogs. Much more powerful than you might think.
  • Cloud Cannon | The Cloud CMS for Jekyll. CloudCannon has everything you need to build, host and update Jekyll websites
  • Uptime Robot | Downtime Happens. Get Notified!
  • Mailgun | The Email Service For Developers

Who to use

Suppliers and Agencies I use and Like

How to improve

Business Management and Personal Development books I like

  • Play On: The New Science of Elite Performance at Any Age | A lively, deeply reported tour of the science and strategies helping athletes like Tom Brady, Serena Williams, Carli Lloyd, and LeBron James redefine the notion of peak age.
  • Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams | The first sleep book by a leading scientific expert—Professor Matthew Walker, Director of UC Berkeley’s Sleep and Neuroimaging Lab—reveals his groundbreaking exploration of sleep, explaining how we can harness its transformative power to change our lives for the better.
  • Matthew Walker - Joe Rogan Show | Author Matthew Walker of 'Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams' on the Joe Rogan Podcast.