Start-up India Scheme : Under the Startup India initiative, eligible companies can get recognised as Startups by DPIIT, in order to access a host of tax benefits, easier compliance, IPR fast-tracking & more. Learn more about eligibility and benefits.
MSME / SSI Registration : Entrepreneurship and Skill Development Programs. Infrastructure Development Programs. PMEGP e-Portal. My MSME. Udyog Aadhaar.
Udyog Aadhaar: National Portal for Registration of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises
Domains & Hosting
Name cheap: This is where I pick up all my domain names. They’ve got a free one-year WHOIS guard protection.
ByteNAP: Excellent hosting solution. Easy to use, 1-click automatic WordPress installation and excellent customer service. Highly recommended for your first site.
WPX Hosting: The fastest hosting server for WordPress on the planet.
Email Subscriptions & Marketing
Get Response: The internet’s most powerful email opt-in service and email marketing/broadcasting tool. This is what I use to build my email list and newsletter.
Collect Chat: This is a super awesome chatbot which you can use on your website to engage with your visitors and convert them into customers.
Many Chat: This is my favourite Facebook Messenger Chatbot. I’ve got a lot of customers using this tool. Go to asksidz.com and type “zoom” to see this in action.
Blogging & SEO
WordPress: The #1 Blog Publishing Platforms. Free and easily customizable with wonderful support. All of my blogs use WordPress.
Studio press: The ultimate resource for premium looking WordPress themes.
Grammarly: The simplest tool for checking spellings, punctuation & grammar.
Landing Pages & Lead Generation
Click Funnels: the Ultimate Funnel Building System
Instapage: The #1 most user-friendly landing page creator online.
Product Distribution & Shopping Carts
Instamojo: Want to start selling products online in India? This favourite payment processor.
Click bank: Another digital products retailer. Probably the most popular. Decently priced, but comes with an amazing affiliate program for your products.
Paypal.com: Paypal is just ok for selling your own products through them, but you’ll need an account anyways to configure with and accept payments from the above shopping carts.
E-Learning & Video Marketing
Teachable: This is a fantastic platform for you to sell your own courses online.
Demio: The Simplest Platform To Run & Host Webinars, and Automated Webinars.
Wistia: Killer Video Hosting System! Love it.
Long tail Pro: The number one tool for keyword research available, hands down.
Google Adwords Tool: A tool to help you decide what keywords to use for your Adwords campaigns. You can also check to see the popularity of certain keywords and the competition for ads for those keywords as well.
Images & Photos
FreeDigitalPhotos.net: I also use this website to get free images for my blog posts. Just like Flickr, there are some rules which you need to read before you can use those images.
Google Adsense: Make money by placing relevant ads on your website that are generated from advertisers using Google Adwords. This is free to use, but you have to register for an account.
Google Adwords: If you want to begin advertising on Google, you can select keywords and locations and you pay each time someone clicks on your advertisement.
ClickMagick: The #1 Link Tracking, Funnel Tracking & Link Rotator System to Measure Results
Google Analytics: Google’s free website tracking and analytical tool. A must-have for anyone with any type of website.