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Resources

Here’s our selection of essential resources for running an online Work-from-Home Business.

They’re proven, cost-effective (some free), are compatible with most systems, and highly effective in getting the job done!

Web Design

Boldmark Creative

Behind Expat Life Unleashed, there’s a skilled team ensuring seamless website design.

Led by Ronald Van der Merwe in South Africa, they handle everything from maintenance to design, ensuring a top-notch online presence.

With Boldmark Creative, you get professional design and coding expertise, tailored for startups, simplifying the process and delivering exceptional results.

Web Domain Registration

Domains

Start your online journey with a domain name!

Domains makes it as easy as 1…2…3, offering all the solutions to get your small or medium enterprise online quickly, easily, and affordably.

This website’s business dreams began with the perfect domain name from here.

Web Hosting Services

Hetzner

Hetzner is our website’s trusted hosting service provider.  

Established in 1997, Hetzner has been offering powerful hosting solutions and reliable IT infrastructure to both private and business customers.

With a focus on innovative technology, competitive pricing, expert support, and flexible customer service, Hetzner ensures reliable hosting solutions for our website.

Website Content Management System

WordPress

WordPress is the exclusive website builder we endorse and utilise.

Powered by Theme X from ThemeForest, the Expat Life Unleashed website leverages WordPress to create a professional, robust, and scalable online presence.

With WordPress, we can incorporate features like blogs, podcasts, and membership sites, along with access to a vast array of plugins, widgets, and themes.

The best part? You can easily manage it all yourself.

E-Commerce Platform

WP Express Checkout

Simplify your checkout process with WP Express Checkout!

Why use it? It accepts credit card and PayPal payments seamlessly on your WordPress site.

Our customers love the fast and simple checkout, completing purchases in fewer clicks with a user-friendly popup-overlay window.

Efficient and effective, WP Express Checkout gets the job done swiftly.

Email Campaign/Auto-responder Service

MailerLite

As my current email marketing service provider, MailerLite offers a straightforward and user-friendly platform.

Whether you’re a small business owner, solopreneur, or Expat-preneur, MailerLite provides a simple interface, intuitive navigation, and an easy-to-use email editor.

It’s the ideal choice for beginners in email marketing, offering fair and affordable pricing plans, including an excellent free option. Plus, their customer service is exceptional, providing clear explanations and helpful support.

Writing

Grammarly

For refining writing skills and correcting grammar, Grammarly is an excellent option.

I utilise its free basic feature, which detects the majority of spelling and grammar errors.

For enhanced functionality, they provide an upgrade option.

ChatGPT

ChatGPT aids small business owners by offering AI-powered assistance, from content generation to customer inquiries.

Its natural language understanding enables quick access to information, boosting productivity and informed decision-making for business growth.

Graphic Design Platform

Canva

The ultimate DIY online design tool!

Perfect for crafting social media graphics and various visual content, Canva offers user-friendly templates ideal for beginners.

Pexels

Pexels is Boldmark Creative’s top choice for stock photography.

With a vast international membership, it stands out for its guest purchase option, allowing one-time buyers to access its extensive library without requiring a membership signup.

Pixabay

Pixabay is my ultimate choice for free images, videos, and royalty-free music.

With over 1,500,000 free images available, it’s incredibly addictive!

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