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Marketing Resources

Planning and implementing the marketing for your business takes knowledge, experience, and the right tools. Whether you want to do more marketing on your own or just want to know more about what we use for our clients, here are some trusted resources.

What is StoryBrand?

StoryBrand is a marketing framework built on 7 universal story points. Businesses that that clarify their message and build their marketing with this framework are the ones that win in the marketplace.

We use the framework for all of our clients. It makes talking about your company easy and effective. It positions your product or service as the solution to your customer’s problem. Your customer is the hero and you guide them to success. It’s a powerful framework that maximizes your marketing dollars.


Building A StoryBrand

The book that started it all—this gives you the foundation of what the StoryBrand Framework is all about.

Marketing Made Simple

This book explains how to take the StoryBrand Framework and build a sales funnel that works.

Business Made Simple

This book by Donald Miller should cost thousands of dollars for the education you get in how to master a business.

How to Grow Your Small Business

Donald Miller’s 6-step plan in this book is a must-have for any small business trying to grow.

Get Marketing That Works.

We are StoryBrand Certified Guides, which means we don’t have to guess when it comes to your marketing. We use a proven framework. When we create your messaging, websites, emails, and more, they will grow your business.

Contact us today to stop wasting good money on bad marketing! 

StoryBrand Courses

Reading a book is one thing. Being taught by experts is taking it to the next level. 

Business Made Simple

On-Demand Courses to Help You Grow a Business. Everything you need to know to grow a business and become a more confident professional.

StoryBrand Marketing Livestream

Clarify Your Message So More Customers Engage.
Clarify your message, create a marketing plan that works, and get virtual coaching for your business during this 2-day, interactive event.

Free Downloads

Most small business were built with a “do it yourself” mindset. That’s not a bad thing. And we’re happy to share some tips and insider info that you can apply yourself.

When you’re ready to hire a marketing partner who can give you more time, more confidence and more leads, you know where to find us.

Don’t make these mistakes!

Despite your best efforts, you may be wasting money or not using specific strategies proven to bring in leads.

Download your free guide. In less than 30 minutes, you can do a quick check of your marketing. We’ll tell you what to look for and how to improve it.

Hire better and faster than your competition!

Download your free guide with 29 specific tips!


Looking for more tools? Here are our recommendations.


Great Writing, Simplified.
Compose bold, clear, mistake-free writing with Grammarly’s AI-powered writing assistant.


Hemingway makes your writing bold and clear. It's like a spellchecker, but for style. It makes sure that your reader will focus on your message, not your prose.

Use AI to write proven, high converting copy for increased conversions and higher ROI. Instantly generate high-quality copy for ads, emails, websites, listings, blogs, and more...


ConvertKit helps you find your audience, turn them into true fans, and earn a living as a creator with our audience building and email marketing software.


Marketing smarts for big ideas.
Mailchimp helps small businesses do big things, with the right tools and guidance every step of the way.

CoSchedule's Email Subject Line Tester

For Creating Click-Worthy Subject Lines!
Write Email Subject Lines That Drive More Opens, More Clicks, and More Conversions.

Adobe Creative Cloud

We love Adobe's design software so much that Josh is ACE certified in Illustrator. With decades of experience, you'll never find a better match for your graphic needs than these powerful and versatile programs from the industry leader!

Adobe Stock

Find the perfect stock asset for your next creative project with Adobe Stock. Subscriptions include royalty-free stock images, premium stock images, stock video footage, royalty-free templates, vector art, illustrations, stock music, and audio clips. Click below for 10 free Adobe Stock images.

Envato Elements

Unlimited downloads of 54+ million creative assets. From just $16.50/month.