All My Hats

The journey of a small business owner

Below are some of my favorite business resources, both free and paid.  All of these are tools, I believe, are highly valuable in building your business. 

Disclaimer: Some of the links below are affiliate links, which means that if you choose to make a purchase, I will earn a commission. This commission comes at no additional cost to you! I have experience with all of these resources, and I recommend them because I find them useful, not because of the small commissions I make should you decide to buy something. Please do not spend any money on these products unless you feel you need them or that they will help you achieve your goals.


The first place to start looking for small business resource is

Starting Your Business

Why filing for an LLC is a great idea: Solopreneurs and LLCs: Why They Make a Great Match

Applying for your Federal Employee Identification Number (FEIN): IRS

Resources in Missouri

Missouri Small Business Startup Guide: Secretary of State

Missouri Business resources and guides: 24/7 Missouri Business

Missouri License & Registration Checklist: Missouri Business Development Program

Missouri Business Tax Information: Missouri Department of Revenue


Marketing Statistics: HubSpot Marketing Statistics

Social Media Statistics: Spout Social Media Demographics

Social Media Fact Sheet: Pew Research Social Media Fact Sheet

Customer Experience

Measure customer satisfaction with Net Promoter Score (NPS): Net Promoter

Education is a great education tool, check your local library for a free subscription:

My Software Toolkit

CRM & Project Management: 17hats

Data analysis & visualization: Tableau

Website Builder:

Video Creation:

My Marketing Toolkit

Lead Generation: Thumbtack

Text Search: Google Adwords

Text Search: Bing Ads

Social Media: Facebook Ads

Survey Creation: JotForm

Digital Design Tool: Canva

Print Design Tool: Canva Print

My Resources Toolkit

Design Elements & Fonts: Design Cuts

Stock Images: Adobe Stock


Worksheets to help make your business get off the ground and run smoothly!

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All My Hats - The Journey of a Small Business Owner
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