Throughout our work day, Whistler Creative uses a range of tools manage the business and to keep organized and productive as a team. The following is a list of my favouries that we personally recommend and think other small business’ could benefit from.

Productivity + Organization


What is it: Flow is a flexible project management system designed for any project or workflow. It allows you to plan ahead, set priorities and track project progress individually or in a team.


What is it: Asana is a project management system to help teams track project and tasks while keeping all communications and files for each project together, to help get things done quickly and efficiently. Asana has a free plan which has all the features you need to get started and a premium subscription which adds a little more functionality.


What is it: Evernote is an app designed for note taking, organizing, and archiving. “An online notebook”. You can not only take notes, but collect formatted text, a webpage, a photograph, voice memo and more. Evernote is free to use with a paid upgrade.


What is it: Dropbox is an online file storage and file sharing solution. It is a home for all your photos, docs, videos, and files. Anything you add to Dropbox will automatically show up on all your computers, phones and website, so you can access your stuff from anywhere.

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Book Like a Boss

What is it: Book Like a Boss takes all back and forth out of organizing meetings and calls, set up your schedule and let clients choose the slot they want, easily. It looks great and easily embeds into your own website. Allows for multiple booking types and online payments.

Bookkeeping, Invoicing + Payments


What is it: Quickbooks online is a cloud based business financial management software. It’s designed to reduce the time and effort you spend managing your business finances, it helps you to create estimates and invoices, track sales and expenses. *Affiliate Link


What is it: Freshbooks is an online invoice and billing program, aimed at small businesses that saves you time. There are different subscription levels available depending on your needs. Freshbooks features include; invoicing, expenses, time tracking, invoice reminders and online payments. *Affiliate Link


What is it: Stripe is an online payment processing system that allows you to accept online payments, through their app or integrated with your website.

Website Tools

WP Engine

What is it: WP Engine is a leading web host for WordPress websites. *Affiliate Link


What is it: Flywheel is a managed web host dedicated for WordPress websites. *Affiliate Link

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What is it: A great company for registering your domain name.

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What is it: Another option for registering your domain name.


What is it: Email hosting and apps through Google. *Affiliate Link

Email Marketing


What is it: Mailchimp is an online email marketing solution to manage subscribers, send emails, and track results, which offers   integrations with other programs. Mailchimp is free to a certain number of emails and subscribers.

Constant Contact

What is it: Constant Contact is another online email marketing program, with the ability to send campaigns like email newsletters, surveys, events, Facebook promotions, online listings, and more. Constant Contact has different pricing tiers depending on your needs and scale.



What is it: “Software that enables the world’s conversations” Skype allows you to make free video and voice one-to-one and group calls, send instant messages and share files with other people on Skype.


What is it: Slack is an online team communication tool, it reduces the need for email and acts as a real-time collaboration platform with the whole team or one-on-one private chat.


Deposit Photos

What is it: A great stock photography website with affordable prices.

Skill Share

What is it: Skillshare is a learning community with online courses, projects and workshops to develop your skills, they ahve are such as art, business skills, personal developing to cooking and fitness.


What is it: AppSumo features new and upcoming digital products at great deals! Its a great place to find new software and save money too.

Public Mobile

What is it: A few months ago I switched to Public Mobile, they have great plans with unlimited calls and lots of data and the best of all there is no contract and less than half the cost. I have found them to have great coverage too!


What is it: Etsy is an online creative e-commerce platform to sell your creations and marking tools to get your products to a wider audience and get more sales.


What is it: 1Password is a password manager, that securely remembers all your passwords. You can store passwords, PIN codes, documents, credit cards and more, it also helps you fix weak and duplicate passwords to improve your online security and saves time on the web by signing in to accounts with a single click.


What is it: Spotify is a music streaming program that allows you to play your favourites, discover new tracks, and build the perfect collection. There are free and premium subscriptions available.


*I am an affiliate to a few of these companies, however I only recommend tools and companies that I personally use on a day to day basis and recommend.