Top Digital Tools, 2nd Edition

By: Amanda Young

Servers & Hosting

Liquid Web

What does the tool do? 

Liquid Web is a hosting company that works towards proving a fast, secure and hassle free experience to customers. 

Price: Dedicated $199/month, VPS $59/month, Cloud Dedicated $169/month, VMware Private Cloud $1,599/month, Managed WordPress $19/month, Managed WooCommerce $19/month, Magneto Cloud $49/month, Cloud Servers $250/month, Private VPS Parent $139/month, Server Cluster $743/month, High Performance $1,127/month, High Availability $1,448/month, Database Hosting $1498/month, HIPAA $343/month

Pros and Cons

  • Very reputable companies use Liquid Web, high performing servers, high security, great customer service 
  • No shared hosting option



What does the tool do? 

Yoast SEO is a WordPress SEO plugin that allows site owners optimize keywords, key-phrases, synonyms, and related keywords. 

Price: Yoast SEO free, Yoast SEO Premium $89

Pros and Cons

  • Accessible, user-friendly, SEO proofreader, prevents content scrapers, attracts more visitors to blog posts
  • Does not always align with the intent of content


Stock content and creative assets


What does the tool do? 

Envato is a one stop shop for creative assets, tools and talent.  Users can buy and sell their creative assets, have access to smart design templates, and hire freelancers.  Creative asset options include graphic templates, website themes, photos, video and audio. 

Price: Individual $16.50/month, Teams $10.75/month per member, Enterprise (enquire for price)

Pros and Cons

  • Single subscription has unlimited downloads, new items added everyday, large library to choose from, high quality graphics
  • All users have access to the same libraries


Domain names


What does the tool do? 

GoDaddy is a service platform for entrepreneurs that gives tools to them to help online growth. GoDaddy lets users create an online space, manage their work and attract more customers.  They are also well known for their domain management tool.  The tool helps users search domain availability, manage their domain and make payments. 

Price: .com Domain Names $11.99 for the 1st year, .net Domain Names $14.99 for the 1st year, .org Domain Name $9.99 for the 1st year, .blog $9.99 for the 1st year

Pros and Cons

  • User-friendly, affordable, accept multiple payment options
  • Reported sign-in difficulty