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  • AFFILIATIONS
  • ONLINE TOOLS
  • SOFTWARE

Auction Services
We can include Auction Services's Syndicated Auction Calendar on your website at a very low monthly rate. Your auctions will appear on your company's website, Auction Services auction listings, AuctionZip, NAA, your association website, etc.

International Virtual Assistants Association
The International Virtual Assistants Association (IVAA) with over 1,000 members, is a non-profit organization dedicated to the professional education and development of members of the Virtual Assistance profession, and to educating the public on the role and function of the Virtual Assistant.

Oregon Small Business Development Center
BizCenter services are available to anyone who owns, operates, or is considering starting, a small business in Oregon. Business owners who seek BizCenter services are found everywhere. They comprise a complete spectrum of business stages, from start-up to mature companies.

Sublime Creative Agency

Molly Renner's Sublime Creative Agency is a Bend, Oregon marketing, branding, public relations, and creative agency.

Willamette Score
SCORE offers unlimited, private and confidential face-to-face counseling for small business owners and entrepreneurs who are planning to go into business, contemplating purchasing a business, or planning to expand a business. MORE BUSINESS LINKS

BatchGeo.com
Create and embed a Google map from an Excel file into your website. This tool has built-in geo-coding and there is no need for longitude and latitude.

Flickr.com
Flickr is arguably the best online photo management and sharing application. You can show off your favorite photos and videos to friends and family, or blog the photos and videos you take.

Fotolia.com
We sometimes use Fotolia.com to buy royalty-free stock images.

GoDaddy.com
Let us register a new domain name for you. You will be listed on the registration so you'll be able to transfer it to another Registrar at any time. You remain in control.

Google Analytics
Google Analytics is used to monitor website traffic and marketing effectiveness. Custom reports can be generated and e-mailed daily, weekly, or monthly.

Hexillion.com
Verify and validate email addresses, check domain name availability, and more using ActiveX / COM / .NET components for DNS, ICMP, HTTP, Whois, Finger, Ping, Traceroute, and NsLookup.

Ilovetypography.com
This cool tool let's you upload a sample of a typeface to the WhatTheFont font recognition system.

Istockphoto.com
iStockphoto is a member-generated image and design community. They have millions of royalty-free photographs, vector illustrations, video footage, audio tracks, and Flash files.

Kuler
Explore, create and share color themes.

Lulu.com
Lulu.com lets you publish and sell print-on-demand books and e-books, online music and images, custom calendars and books. Free self-publishing.

Lynda.com
We use Lynda's online video-based training courses and tutorials for a wide variety of software applications and highly recommend them.

Mail Chimp
Design, send, and track HTML email campaigns using simple tools. Setup a fully functional free account.

(mt) Media Temple
We host our websites on (mt) Media Temple servers. They provide businesses worldwide with reliable, professional-class network environments to host websites, email, business applications, and other rich media content.

PayPal.com
PayPal Merchant Services offers merchant accounts and credit card processing for online businesses.

PDFCrowd.com
A quick and easy way to convert HTML pages to PDF files.

Sucuri.net
We use Sucuri.net web integrity monitor to detect unauthorized changes to your website, DNS, Whois and SSL certificates. Sites are also checked for Blacklist status using Norton, Google, Site Advisor, Spam Haus, and SURBL.

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Skype.com
Skype can be used to make calls on the internet with or without video.

SmartFax.com
SmartFax provides us with an internet fax solution that helps connect and communicate instantly, eliminating the use of a fax machine.

YouTube.com
YouTube is the world's most popular online video community, allowing millions of people to discover, watch and share originally-created videos.

WordPress.org
WordPress is a state-of-the-art blogging tool and publishing platform which focuses on usability, aesthetics, web standards.

Adobe Design Premium
Professional designers use Adobe Creative Suite to build websites and create print materials. We are very experienced and skilled in using Dreamweaver, InDesign, Fireworks, Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash, Acrobat, and Bridge.

Grindstone Time Tracking
This is a great free tool that we've been using to track project time accurately.

Eset Antivirus Software
We use ESET antivirus software on our computers to prevent spyware, malware, rootkits, and other internet attacks.

Headway Themes
Easy-to-use Wysiwig design tool for WordPress websites. It handles Search Engine Optimization and so much more.

Microsoft Office
Outlook, OneNote, Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint are all very important to our efficient workflow.

Open Office
This is free, open source software sponsored by SunMicrosystems. It includes a word processor, database, spreadsheet, drawing, presentation.

QuickBooks Pro
Small businesses have been using QuickBooks for years for accounting and invoicing. Using it saves time and keeps us organized.

Shopp Ecommerce WordPress Plug-in
We like using Shopp with our WordPress websites as it provides a nice shopping cart that allows for multiple image uploads and unlimited product categories and subcategories and it works with many types of payment gateways.

SyncToy
SyncToy is an easy to use, highly customizable program that helps users with copying, moving, and synchronization of different directories on their various computers.

Trillian Astra
Integrates instant messages from Windows Live, Facebook, Twitter, Yahoo, MySpace, AIM, Email, Google Talk, Skype, ICQ, Jabber, IRC, Bonjour, and more!

Wamp Server
This is a good Open Source solution for developing websites on an Apache server with PHP and MySQL.

Windows Live Movie Maker
Create movies and slide shows from your photos and videos, and share them with your friends and family.

WishList Products
WishList Members is an easy-to-use membership plug-in for WordPress websites. It allows flexible control over membership and content levels.

possibilities are endless