Best Online Business Tools I Use and Recommend

Best Online Business Tools I Use and Recommend | Work Anywhere NowAs you build your online business you will come across a lot of products, so I wanted to let you know what I use and recommend because their services have been excellent and I have not had much complaint about them at all so, to me, they are the best online business tools you can have by your side!  🙂

Hope you’ll enjoy this page and know that if I can use these tools to succeed, so can you too!




Wealthy Affiliate | Work Anywhere NowWealthy Affiliate – best training platform to learn how to make money online with affiliate marketing and build your online business right on the platform.

Not only do they have step-by-step courses but they have the best community so willing to help you every step of the way.

It’s really a one-stop shop where you will have everything you need to build your online business with.

Get Started For FREE, includes:

  • 10 Lessons
  • 2 Websites
  • Secured Web Hosting
  • Easy Site Builder
  • Keyword Search Tool
  • Community Support
  • and more…

There are so many more benefits to them and you can visit my full review for all the details HERE.




Jaaxy Best Free Keyword (FREE Trial Account) – this is definitely the best keyword search tool out there!  I will tell you why:

1)  Organic Traffic – if you want free organic traffic to your blog, you must use keywords in your posts and pages.  Using this tool, you will find the right keywords to use very quickly and a lot of them.

2)  Easy Parameters – they have measurements for keywords that will tell you what’s good to use and what’s not, based on search volume, traffic if you were on first page of Google, and QSR score which shows you how many websites out there are using this keyword or keyword phrase.

3)  Auto Website Ranking – instantly search how you rank on a keyword for your site and other competitors’ sites!  Automatically check and track your keyword ranking for Google, Yahoo, & Bing!

You can sign up HERE for Jaaxy for FREE and no need for credit card at registration or read my full review HERE to see it in action!




Aweber | Work Anywhere NowAweber – I haven’t used these guys for that long, just a few months, but from what I can see they are the best out there.  They have training videos for you to learn how to use them and they offer you a free month trial.

I have started a couple of lists but need to add more email series to them.  If you ever get stuck on what to write in your email series, they have this training for it too HERE.

Remember, email marketing is a powerful tool to have in your back pocket whether you use Aweber or not.  You get into people’s inbox, opt-in too, and you’ll be able to sell to them over and over again if you can provide your audience with great useful information.

Using Aweber is key for affiliate marketing as others like MailChimp don’t allow affiliate marketing.  Read my full review of AWeber here or sign up here for your free trial at Aweber now!




godaddyGoDaddy – I’ve been buying domains from them since 2008 and at the time, either they didn’t offer web hosting or their plans were expensive, so I only purchased domains from them.  Will keep them on as my domain name purchase go-to place as I don’t want to put all my eggs in one basket, if you know what I mean. 🙂

Their service has been top notch and site is easy to navigate, highly recommend them for any service they offer, but I’ve only used their domain name service.  Check out my full review of GoDaddy HERE.




HostGator | Work Anywhere NowHost Gator – They have hosted my sites since 2009 and their service has been awesome.  Their Baby Plan that I’m on is still what I have, works out to like $8/month now, but if you’re a new member, you can start as low as $2.50 per month!

What I love about their plan was that I can use their “Add-on” domain feature and basically add as many website as I wanted to.  Their plans are so vast, I don’t think you can run out.

If you host with them but bought your domain from GoDaddy, I have a post HERE that tells you how to get your domain to point to HostGator in order for your domain URL to be hosted at HostGator.



I hope you really like the online business tools I have been using and will try it out for yourself.  For any successful online business, one must have the right tools!  If I can use these tools for this website, you can also build yourself your own website in any niche.  Know that this page is updated all the time to ensure you have the latest and greatest tools for your blog.

If you have any questions or thoughts on any of them, please comment below and I will be gladly to respond to you.


Let’s make money online!

Grace @ Work Anywhere Now


30 Responses to Best Online Business Tools I Use and Recommend

  1. Anis Chity November 30, 2016 at 1:20 am #

    Hi, Grace I was looking for some online business tools to add to my blogging arsenal, I am glad I have found great tools recommended by a person I trust! 🙂

    I am already a member of Wealthy Affiliate, and I use Jaaxy, these bad boys are a must have for everyone that wants to succeed online!

    The other resources must be great too because you recommend them, Grace!

    Thanks for sharing and have a great day ahead! 😀

    • Grace | Work Anywhere Now November 30, 2016 at 8:57 am #

      Thank you Anis! I’m glad you have my list of tools now that you can use for your site. I’m glad you like Jaaxy and Wealthy Affiliate too, there are no other places to be for sure.

      I wish you the best in your online venture!

  2. Suzanne November 30, 2016 at 1:36 am #

    Hi, Grace,

    Thanks for the article…you have some great suggestions here. I use some of them currently but all of them at some point or another…my favorite of them all would have to be Wealthy Affiliate 🙂
    I am loving my membership there.


    • Grace | Work Anywhere Now November 30, 2016 at 8:58 am #

      Hi Suzanne,

      Thank you for stopping by and checking out my tools! 🙂 That’s awesome your favorite is Wealthy Affiliate. 🙂 I agree there’s no other training program out there that can top them.

      To much success to you,

  3. Barbara Henley November 30, 2016 at 1:53 am #

    I liked all of your recommendations, a couple I was not familiar with, but will check it out.
    When I very first logged onto your site, I was trying to figure out what kind of tools there could be, but you have a very nice line-up and is good to show others that these are indeed tools, most people just don’t think of them that way. Good luck to you and your enterprise.

    • Grace | Work Anywhere Now November 30, 2016 at 9:00 am #

      Hello Barbara, thanks for stopping by and checking out my tools! Glad you like them all and will check some out. 🙂 Appreciate your support!

      Have a great day!

  4. Jean-philippe November 30, 2016 at 1:54 am #

    Very useful and I did learn some useful stuff ! I am already a member of WA and I sure can say that I recommend them. She seems to know what she is talking about and this article is very pertinent. If I were you guys I would give it a try. I love the way your website is light and clear. Nothing is overwhelming and it’s easily readable.

    Wish you all the best

    Jp 🙂

    • Grace | Work Anywhere Now November 30, 2016 at 9:02 am #

      Hi Jean, Thanks for your kind words, appreciate them! Glad you like my site, and can navigate it easily. 🙂 Hope you’ll use some of the other tools too I recommended here.

      Wish you the best too!

  5. Helen Vella November 30, 2016 at 5:59 am #

    Excellent article and very well written. Great review of each of the products, thank you for sharing this information which I am sure will help many with their online business.

    • Grace | Work Anywhere Now November 30, 2016 at 9:04 am #

      You’re very welcome Helen, glad you enjoyed this page. Yes, I hope to share this list of tools and help others bring their online business to the next level. 🙂


  6. Arthur Siew November 30, 2016 at 10:08 am #

    ya, I have still yet to utilize Email MArketing and anywya, I will sign up with you soon as I am starting to get traffic to my website.

    • Grace | Work Anywhere Now November 30, 2016 at 10:16 am #

      Hi Arthur, Yes, I would recommend it soon as it’s best to develop your list as soon as you have traffic. I hope you will check out Aweber. 🙂

      Thanks for stopping by!

  7. Houston November 30, 2016 at 1:07 pm #

    Great article Grace! It’s definitely hard trying to navigate the “laptop lifestyle” but you definitely can’t go wrong with Wealthy Affiliate. I’ll definitely be checking out some of your recommendations.

    • Grace | Work Anywhere Now November 30, 2016 at 8:24 pm #

      Yay, thanks so much Houston! I hope you do check them out, I only started using these tools because the best of the best of online marketers were using them too. 🙂

      Yes, definitely Wealthy Affiliate has the best training for your online affiliate marketing business!

  8. Yvonne November 30, 2016 at 11:51 pm #

    I am keen to have a website hosted outside of WA in future. How do you find the speed of your websites hosted in Host Gator compared with WA?

    For email marketing, I’m using MailChimp and I like that there isn’t any payment required till there are 2,000 subscribers. The only drawback is, there is no technical support for the free plan. Thanks for sharing all these great tools!

    • Grace | Work Anywhere Now December 1, 2016 at 12:14 am #

      Hi Yvonne,

      Thanks for your comment! When I’ve heard of people having problems on Wealthy Affiliate (I think they were having a huge update), I don’t have those problems. I’ve only experienced one down time in the 8 years I’ve been with HostGator. Their speed is fast and I love hosting unlimited sites on it.

      Yes, MailChimp is free for the first 2000 subscribers and I’ll have a more detailed review of Aweber soon to compare, but Aweber’s support was pretty quick already in their reply when I had a problem with my set up. They also offer a great affiliate program there too plus resources to learn about email marketing. All popular and successful bloggers that I’ve known uses Aweber as well. 🙂 I’m pretty happy with them so far.

      Appreciate you stopping by!

  9. Deraj December 2, 2016 at 3:31 am #

    Wow, you have done it very well. All the tools which we need to be successful in our online business, specially from our own website, you have listed them all and explain about them in very well manner. Thank you very much for this post.

    • Grace | Work Anywhere Now December 2, 2016 at 9:09 am #

      Thank you so much Deraj! Appreciate you stopping by and offering our kind words!

      Best to you!

  10. Jennifer Roeglin December 2, 2016 at 10:28 pm #

    Great information Grace! I have been really curious about email auto responders. I have wanted to use them for my online business for a while now. I am definitely going to check out AWeber. Again, you have really good info here and I will be back!

    • Grace | Work Anywhere Now December 3, 2016 at 2:57 pm #

      Thanks Jennifer, Yes you start building your email list and Aweber is one of the best ones out there! 🙂 Thanks for stopping by!


  11. Luna December 3, 2016 at 5:20 am #

    Hi, Grace,
    You have been in the Online business for a long time. It is kind ou you to write about the tools you used so other people can try them too.

    I used some of those tools, I will take a look at the others to see if they can be of help to me.
    Unlike you I just started 6 months ago so it is good to connect with someone as experienced as you
    Thanks for sharing.

    • Grace | Work Anywhere Now December 3, 2016 at 3:02 pm #

      Hi Luna, Appreciate your thoughts here! I’m glad I can be of help and that you can try some new tools for your site too. 🙂 I love helping others, so please connect with me anytime!

      Thanks for stopping by!

  12. Stephanie Harris December 3, 2016 at 9:23 am #

    Thanks for letting me know about these tools Grace, as a member of Wealthy Affiliate I don’t need them at the moment, but they will be useful to have as we never know what the future will bring us. The fact that they all come with such glowing reviews is good as well.:-))Steph

    • Grace | Work Anywhere Now December 3, 2016 at 3:08 pm #

      Thank you Stephanie! Hope you can use these other tools in the future. Although I’m a Premium member of Wealthy Affiliate, I’m self hosted, so these are great tools if you want to go solo later on. But, being at Wealthy Affiliate, you don’t need half of these tools. However, adding an email auto-responder is important for your online business so consider using them soon.


  13. Sunny / My Sweet Financial Freedom December 9, 2016 at 10:41 am #

    Wow Grace, you got me here!
    I am using the Wealthy Affiliate and Wealthy Affiliate only lol
    I need to check some of the tools you mentioned above especially the one for the social media since my accounts are for now visited only by me lol

    Let’s see what happens 🙂

    Thank you for this great review. It’s always pleasure reading your posts!


    • Grace | Work Anywhere Now December 9, 2016 at 11:44 am #

      That’s great you can discover some new tools for you to use. 🙂 Yeah take your time to check them out.

      Thanks so much!

  14. Jim January 8, 2017 at 8:43 am #

    Hi there, I check your blogs regularly. Your humoristic style is witty,
    keep it up!

    • Grace | Work Anywhere Now January 10, 2017 at 12:07 pm #

      Appreciate you stopping by Jim! Thanks for your kind words!

      I sure will keep it up. 🙂

  15. Trev March 7, 2017 at 11:20 pm #

    Hi Grace, thank you for sharing and recommending this list of tools. I am already using Jaxxy and I find it great. I was looking for a tool like Aweber for a while so Im glad I came across it on your page.Keep up the great work. Cheers.

    • Grace | Work Anywhere Now March 8, 2017 at 9:41 am #

      That’s great Trev, glad you can find the AWeber a tool you’d want to add. Here’s my full review on AWeber that will help you decide if it has all the bells and whistles you’re looking for.

      Happy you stopped by!

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