We have created a curated list of our favorite resources for you. From books to inspire, to accounting software, to the best stock photos - we have you covered.

 
 
 

PHOTOGRAPHY

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Death to Stock

Free cool stock photos delivered
to your inbox monthly

Stocksy

Not your typical paid stock site. Super curated, very hip, expansive collection.

Unsplash

Free high resolution photos you can use for whatever you want.

 

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

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intuit QuickBooks

Accounting service with bank syncing, expense tracking, and custom invoicing.

17 Hats

Book clients, manage projects, and track finances without the headache.

Dropbox

Secure file sharing and storage, accessible from any device.

Shoeboxed

The fast, easy way to organize and categorize receipts online.

FreshBooks

Cloud-based accounting software designed for client-based invoicing.

Asana

Web-based work tracking designed to manage projects and tasks.

Slack

Real-time messaging, archiving and search for modern teams.

DocuSign

Securely sign and manage documents online from any device.

Harvest

Simple time tracking, fast online invoicing, and powerful reporting software.

Evernote

A digital workspace on all devices for moving ideas to completion.

MailChimp

Manage subscriptions, send emails, and track results.

Google Drive

Easy file access, storage and backup from anywhere.

Visual inspiration

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The Design Files

Design and print customized Business Cards with easy online ordering.

Awwwards

Awards that recognize top web designers, developers and agencies.

Ffffound

Favorite images from around the web + custom recommendations for users

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Design*Sponge

A design blog run by Grace Bonney, updated daily with new content.

Designspiration

A resource intended to help users discover and share great design.

Pinterest

The visual bookmarking tool that helps you discover and save creative ideas.

Printing

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Moo

Design and print customized Business Cards with easy online ordering.

Parabo Press

Small batch prints for makers, designers, and good taste-havers. 

Mama's Sauce

Custom Letterpress, Silkscreen, & Foil Print Shop

Inker Linker

Find amazing printers in your area based on what they do best.

Smartpress

Online printing service in a wide variety of prints and finishes.

Artifact Uprising

Make custom, quality photo books, photo albums, cards, and more.

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Podcasts

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Being Boss

Stories, advice and interviews about being boss the way we choose, in work and life.

After the Jump

Grace Bonney of Design*Sponge takes her love art and design from the web to radio.

The Lively Show

Designed to uplift, inspire, and help add intention to your everyday.

Elise Gets Crafty

A creative weekly podcast specifically for small-business owners.

StartUp

A podcast series about what it’s really like to get a business off the ground.

Art For Your Ear

Light, personal, funny anecdotes from contemporary artists.

Skill development

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Design & Type

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You Work For Them

A privately-owned resource for usable and affordable fonts and stock art.

Lost Type

A pay-what-you-want co-op for website for unique typefaces.

The Designer's Foundry

An international team of type designers providing a curated font selection.

Typekit

Adobe's subscription font service that brings 1000s of fonts into one library.

Font Fabric

An independent type foundry created specifically for design projects.

Creative Market

Handcrafted design content from independent creatives around the world.

Website tools

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Squarespace

Make any idea beautiful with this easy-to-use website building platform.

Shopify

Everything you need to manage  ecommerce and build an online store.

Wordpress

Create your dream website or blog with hundreds of customizable themes.

community

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The Yellow Collective

Conference and membership platform for creative and entrepreneurial women.

The Rising Tide Society

A community for creative entrepreneurs featuring local meet-ups and resources.

Designer Vaca

An annual gathering of female graphic and web designers from all over the world.

Being Boss Club

Secret episodes, worksheets and more, straight to your inbox.

AIGA Design Camp

An annual creative conference held in northern Minnesota.

Babes Making Things

An online journal, virtual support group, and private Facebook group.