Welcome to my resource page: a collection of tools, podcasts, books, communities, courses and more that have helped me get to where I am today or that I use in the day to day operation of my business. These are all things I've personally used and recommend to others. 

Before checking them out please know some of the links are affiliate links. This means if you click on them and decide to make a purchase I will get a commission. This commission comes at no extra cost to you. I have experience with all these recommendations and list them here because they've helped me on my creative journey & to get started in business. I hope you will find them useful as well!

From My Creative Business




My go to for domain registration and Wordpress hosting.

I love this platform so much, I based my business around it! A drag & drop website builder that makes any design possible without having to write a line of code. It's absolutely possible to have the website of your dreams with Showit.


My go to for e-commerce & online retail stores. 
Want to DIY your store without the constraints of a 14-day trial period? Contact me to set up a free development store and take all the time you need to launch!

I use Dubsado to manage my entire client process, from contact form to project completion & beyond.

Your first 3 clients are free and use code vbcreative for 20% off your first month.



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My go-to place for organizing everything!

An essential in the day-to-day running of my studio for email management, file storage, video conferencing with my lovely clients and more!


Beautiful free photos - my go-to for all stock photography needs.

Shay's stock box photo subscription service which I've personally used and love. Her photos are minimalistic and stunning. Perfect for those that want to be present on Instagram while maintaining an on-brand grid.

Social Squares



Say hello to new customers with Interact. Qualify and segment your email list with a quiz! 

the contract Shop

Did you know if you collect any kind of information on your website you're required by law to have a privacy policy? My go-to for protecting my business is Christina at The Contract Shop.

Later for Instagram

What I use to plan & schedule all my Instagram content. Use my referral link to get an extra 10 posts every month on their free plan.


A free to use graphic design tool that's perfect for social media graphics and blog post images. The starter templates are already the optimal size. Just drag & drop your components onto the art board then  export the finished graphics!

The tool I use to plan out all my colour concepts. Warning - highly addictive if you love colour as much as I do!

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