Tools We Use

One of the most asked questions we receive is about the tools we use to manage our online presence. In response to so many request we have listed some of the tools that we use with links to them. Please note that some links on this page are affiliate links, meaning that Performance Tech Solutions may receive a small commission. This is at no extra cost to you.

 

  • Hostek hosts websites. It has the ability to host on Windows, Linux, and ColdFusion. They support many languages includeing PHP needed for WordPress.

  • It is impossible to send an email campaign using normal email like Outlook or Gmail. With the Constant Contact you can create effective email marketing and other online marketing campaigns to meet your business goals

    Constant Contact

  • It is much easier to manage your social media when you use a program to post to all of your accounts at once and even schedule the publication of content. Hoote Suite is what we use to manage our Social Media Presence.

    Here are the mainstream Social Media platforms

    • Facebook is great for older demographics
    • Twitter is a useful platform for announcements
    • Google + is ideal for the technology audience and photographers.
    • LinkedIn provides a space for professionals and Business to Business.
  • Vcita easily adds buttons to a website to help visitors to contact you, schedule a meeting, pay bills, and more.

    More Leads, Better Service.

  • Search Engine Optimization is improved when pictures or videos are added to your blogs and pages. But you can not copy any picture you see on the internet and use it as your own without permission. Deposit Photos provides royalty free photos, vectors, and videos to you on your site.

    Depositphotos

  • WordPress is an open source application that allws you to easily host and maintain a website and blog.

    Click Here to learn more or download the application

    Click Here to see free themes

    Click Here to see free plugins

    Plugins: We use several plugins and can recommend some for the functionality you are looking for. For security reasons we do not publicize what plugins we use on our public website. We do however do provide a list and help to WordPress users through our Digital Insiders master mind group.

  • FileZilla is a free program to allow you to easily move files to and from your web server using File Transfer Protocol (FTP)

    Goolgle Webmaster Tools and Google Analytics are two tools that are a must have for monitoring website health.