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I created this recommendation page, so products and services are easily accessible for you and your business.  This page will allow you to join and purchase some wonderful services and resources. 

Barnes & Noble was the first place I went to when I wanted to learn how to use QuickBooks.  I continue to use Barnes & Noble for resources and research on business topics and software.  Barnes & Noble is not only a favorite of mine, but my teenage daughters both love books and continue to frequent the store with me. has great gift ideas for all occasions.  Gourmet Gift Baskets are used for clients, employees, friends or family.  Birthdays, Holidays, Weddings, Thank you’s, Condolences & More. We have gifts for every milestone covered at

Work and leisure clothes from Loft and Loft Outlet are some of the best clothes for business, business casual, and casual attire.  I find great deals in stores and online.  Sign up for 15% off your purchase at Loft Outlet. $25 Off Your Entire Order with Email Signup at Loft.

Blog & Website

Acuity Scheduling is the online scheduling assistant that I use to allow my potential clients a way to schedule time to talk to me. Acuity Scheduling gives my potential clients a way to make an appointment when they have time. They don’t have to call or email me. It is a smarter and faster way to get virtual clients. You can sign up for the free plan and upgrade at any time to the three additional plans.

ConvertKit is the company that I use for email automation and subscriptions. ConvertKit offers a 14 day free trial. The pricing ranges from $29 a month to $79 a month after the trial expires. I am still growing my website, but keeping my readers are important to me. I definitely want to keep them coming back!

I’ve used QuickBooks for ten years. I’ve used the desktop version and the online version. If you review my site you will see that I am certified as a Proadvisor in QuickBooks Online. They have been an asset to my business. QuickBooks Online integrates with many useful apps, banks, and other platforms. Use my link to receive a 50% discount on specific plans for 3 months.

Shopify is an e-commerce platform I use for my aftermarket automotive company.  In addition to the website, our company uses Shopify apps for its POS system.  Shopify implements apps and advanced technology like Kit to handle marketing and awareness to our customers.  Shopify joined forces with Pinterest, Facebook, and Instagram.  Buy Now Buttons are accessible to consumers everywhere.

If you want to start your blog off right at an inexpensive price use SiteGround to host your site.  You can use SiteGround for as little as $3.95 a month.  Use my link How to Start a WordPress Blog Using SiteGround for a step-by-step signup process. 

Tailwind is the company I use to schedule my Pinterest posts.  It allows me free time while my Pinterest account continues to grow.  When I first started Tailwind, I posted How Tailwind Helped My New Blog.  My Pinterest account is now up to 63k monthly viewers. 

Payroll & Taxes

Using Paychex is a time saver and it affords me one less worry in my bookkeeping routine. I submit the hours and they do all the work.  I have been using Paychex for over five years.  They take care of my employee’s W2’s and 1099’s at the end of the year. 

I’ve used TurboTax in previous years when my business was smaller, and I didn’t have employees or multiple schedule C’s.  Now I have a professional tax advisor help me out.  TurboTax was simple and the customer service was available whenever I needed it.