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Resources to help you make a difference.

Small Business

Please note that some of these resources include referral links. All recommended resources are ones we have used and tested.
ClickUp website.
Clickup
We LOVE this project management software! It's incredible for tracking projects, keeping your team on task and even for goal planning. The best part? The entry level plan is free!
Sign up for free
Loom website.
Loom
Loom is a great tool for recording your screen and explaining your ideas. With its super simple interface and handy desktop app, this is our favourite screensharing software!
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Skillshare website.
Skillshare
As creatives we are driven to be constantly learning and we love the variety of classes that Skillshare offers. From painting to design there is never a shortage of skills that you can boost with Skillshare.
Get 14 Days Free
Canva website.
Canva
When having a designer on your team full-time isn't an option, Canva is a great tool for managing your custom branded designs. We
Sign up
HoneyBook website.
HoneyBook
HoneyBook It is a wonderful platform for managing projects, clients, proposals, invoices and contracts. With a super easy-to-use interface, we love the structure this app adds to our business!
Get 20% Off
Google Workspace website.
Google Workspace
We use Google Workspace for our email accounts and storing files in the cloud.
Sign up
Milanote website.
Milanote
Milanote is moodboarding at its finest! Not only can you easily clip images from the web (think Pinterest image saver), but you can also create in-depth, multi-level, collaborative moodboards for you and your teams to work on.
sign up for free
Grammarly website.
Grammarly
Grammarly is an app that we couldn't live without! We love its easy-to-use and customizable function and it really does take your writing to the next level.
sign up for free
The Contract Shop website.
The Contract Shop
Tailored to creative businesses, the Contract Shop provides contract templates and legal paperwork that take all of the stress and guesswork out of what your contracts should say. We have relied on our Contract Shop template for the last couple of years and it has been a huge weight off our shoulders!
Check it out

Courses

Check out some of our favourite courses for levelling up your business game.
Business Made Simple website.
Business Made Simple University
Highly, highly recommended for any ecopreneur who is looking to build a solid business foundation and to understand how to build businesses that connect with people. Our favourite course is StoryBrand but there are many amazing options here that you can choose from!
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From overwhelmed to on the ball website.
From Overwhelmed to on the Ball
We recently completed this marketing course with the awesome Nina Eggens to level up our marketing game. We loved how approachable and easy to understand the content was and how interactive each week was. We recommend this to anyone who feels overwhelmed by marketing.
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Books

Must read books for any business owner.
StoryBrand book.
StoryBrand
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Marketing Made Simple book.
Marketing Made Simple
Get the book
Hello, My Name Is Awesome book.
Hello, My Name is Awesome
Get the book
Big Enough book.
Big Enough
Get the book
Hey Whipple, Squeeze This book.
Hey Whipple, Squeeze This
Get the book
Contagious book.
Contagious
Get the book
Viralnomics book.
Viralnomics
Get the book
The Soulful Art Of Persuasion book.
The Soulful Art of Persuasion
Get the book

Sustainability

Some sustainable resources we use and stand behind at Tortuga.
Sugar sheet paper website.
Sugar Sheet Paper
This looks, feels and prints like regular paper so we have made the switch for good!
Explore
One Percent for the Planet website.
1% for the Planet
Being a member of 1% for the Planet is one of the main ways that we give back to the oceans. Check them out and see if joining as a business member would be a good fit for you.
Join Now
Get Mads website.
Greenspark
We joined Greenspark to offset our monthly carbon and plastic footprint. We love being able to see our impact on their dashboard and knowing that for less than a cup of coffee a day we are making a difference.
Get Started
Appeel notebook website.
Appeel Notebook
These notebook are made from apples and we love that they are 100% eco-friendly and sustainable. They also have the wonderful smell of apples!
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A Good Company Office Supplies website.
A Good Company: Office Supplies
We love that their sketchbooks are made from stone. Smooth to the touch and waterproof too.
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Noissue website.
Noissue
Good source for sustainable print options including print mailers, stickers and packaging. We also like that they have an eco-alliance which we are apart of.
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