Stuff we Use: Planner Resources

Our Technology

The Hub

macbook pro hub

This is our workhorse. The Macbook Pro 13" is fully maxed out with 16GB RAM and a 1 TB SSD flashdrive. When not traveling, we convert it into a desktop by attaching a 27" Thunderbolt monitor, and an Apple bluetooth keyboard and mouse. Apple Bluetooth keyboard and mouse

Best All-in One

hp 86210 best for planner inserts

This wireless printer faxes, scans, prints and copies (including automatic double sided) perfectly.  Print directly from your phone and iPad, or use the automatic document feeder.  Crafters and planner geeks will love printing photos, stickers, and double sided planner inserts.  Printer ink lasts longer than other printers we have had.  If you don't need faxing, you can get most of the features in this version.

Gold Obsessions

ipad iphone macbook gold

We use an iPhone 7, iPad Mini 4, and an iPad Pro 9.7.  Not to mention the sweet, and lightweight Macbook!

silhouetteSilhouette Machine

This cutting machine can make stickers from your printed design, and is hugely popular with planner aficionados. There are tons of designs you can purchase and you can print lettering for signage which will be cut out.  You can also use fabric and vinyl to decorate other craft projects.

Best phot printer for planners

Polaroid Zip Photo Printer

This Polaroid Zip photo printer will wireless print photos from your phone.  How cool is that?  You can use other apps to lighten the photo and print out to pop in your planner boxes!

Software, Apps and Services

adobeccAdobe Creative Cloud

We rely heavily on Photoshop and Illustrator for editing images and vector graphics.  There are other things you can use to resize and edit, but why not go with the best?

evernoteEvernote

The best organizational tool and storage depository for miscellaneous items.  We store color palettes, notes, photos, etc.  Info always accessible from computer, ipad and phone.  Free trial is available.

bluehostBluehost

Bluehost provides inexpensive hosting with 1-click WordPress install and free domain.  Our favorite hosting is the WordPress Optimized, but at one time or another we have tried all the shared hosting services.  Of course we used Customized Marketing to design our website in WordPress.

Free Email Marketing ProgramAweber

Building an email list couldn't be easier.  Free sign-up form templates, tracking, and email design.  Aweber is simple to use, and with a free trial, what do you have to lose?