CRA Business Tools Explored – USA 

By Mark Myerson 

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Being your own boss has huge upsides, but this is a challenging time for small businesses. Owners who have reacted quickly and adopted new technology are generally seeing the   best results . If you would like to follow suit, take a look at this collection of top VPNs and apps for small businesses — now with big discounts for Shaw Media readers.

Marketing and Sales

From email campaigns to social media, these apps and services can help you make more sales with less effort. 

Zuitte 50+ Tools for Entrepreneurs: Lifetime Subscription

Aimed at anyone who sells online,   Zuitte   is a collection of powerful tools for marketing and sales. The platform can handle CRM, project management, SEO research, email marketing, social media, and much more. Normally worth $9,480,   lifetime access is now only $199 . Bulk Email Verifier: Lifetime Subscription

If you are going to put time into creating an email campaign, it’s important to know whether your list contains valid email addresses.   TrueMail   checks details in bulk using advanced mail server verification.   Order now for $49   to get a lifetime allowance of 10,000 addresses per month, worth $1,049.

Bouncer Bulk Email Verification: Email Verifications

Another great option is   Bouncer . This GDPR-compliant platform offers accurate verification, free sampling, and bounce rate estimates to help you plan out any campaign.   Order now for $50   to get 50,000 email verifications, worth $100.

HelloWoofy™ Social Media Management: 1-Yr Subscription

Powered by AI, this platform creates social media and blog content automatically.   HelloWoofy   also suggests hashtags and allows you to schedule posts in advance — potentially a huge time saver. Usually $588,   one-year subscriptions are currently $49 .


Trusted by more than 90,000 businesses,   QuickEmailVerification   works with platforms such as AWeber and MailChimp to help you achieve 99% deliverability. The platform also offers exceptional features to reduce bounce rates and military-grade data security. You can   grab 30,000 credits now for $148.99 , which is 50% off.

mPonics Marketing Automation: Standard Plan (Lifetime)

Another versatile platform is   mPonics , which offers CRM, email, SMS, and meeting features, plus workflow automation. One standout tool is the AI advisor, which uses data to predict where your best leads will come from. Worth $1,200, lifetime service on the Standard Plan is   now only $49.99 .

PicaStock Premium Fonts & Graphics: Lifetime Subscription

To help you create your own content,   PicaStock   provides unlimited access to professionally-designed fonts, graphics, illustrations, logos, and print templates. The library offers downloads in a range of formats to suit your favorite design software. Lifetime access is worth $499, but you can subscribe today   for just $99 .

ImageX Ultra: Image & Graphics Editor

Speaking of design software —   this cloud-based image editor   helps you produce visual content in minutes. The controls are super easy to use, and ImageX Ultra lets you choose from over 500 templates. You can   get a license for five devices now for $28.99 , which is 65% off MSRP.

Virtual Private Networks

If you handle any of your business online, cybersecurity is really important, especially while traveling. These VPNs will keep your data secure.

personalVPN™ Pro

In the words of Tech Radar,   personalVPN Pro   offers “great speeds and excellent customer support.” You can start protection with a click on any desktop device, with 4096-bit encryption to keep your connection secure. Right now, one-year subscriptions are   50% off at $34.99 .

MaxiVPN Premium Plan: 6 Month Subscription

Offering super-fast protection on unlimited devices,   MaxiVPN   is ideal for any busy business owner. The service helps you to avoid local restrictions and secure your hotel Wi-Fi, with over 300 servers in 49 countries to choose from. You can grab a   six-month subscription for only $12   — that is 83% off.

LightyearVPN: 3-Yr Subscription

I f you just need no-hassle protection, look no further than   LightyearVPN . With one click, this VPN helps you avoid censorship and online trackers. Just as importantly, it has fast servers and no logs.   Order today for $89.99   to save 74% on a three-year subscription.

Workflow Upgrades

Admin slows down every small business, meaning you have less time for sales. These powerful apps can help you get those necessary tasks done faster.

L-Card Pro Business Plan: Lifetime Subscription 

You may think business cards have become archaic in the digital age, but they are still being used in almost all industries.   L-Card Pro   is here to change the norm — it’s an advanced electronic business card management app packed with cutting-edge features, like a digital business card design suite, OCR card scanning, smart email signature, video-sharing, and analytics. Get it   on sale for $38.99 .

Covve Card Scanner Unlimited Scans: Lifetime Subscription

Rated at 4.9 stars on iOS and 4.5 stars on Android,   Covve   picks up the details from any business card and places them in your contacts. It works with 96% accuracy in 30 languages, and the app integrates with most CRMs.   Order now for $25.99   to get lifetime unlimited scans, worth $69.

Invoice Crowd: Business Plan

Rated at 5 stars on Product Hunt, this platform lets you automate estimates, invoicing, and reports.   Invoice Crowd   helps you to create beautiful proposals through simple controls, and accept payment via multiple channels. You can get a   one-year subscription now for $59 , normally worth $360.

DottedSign Pro e-Sign Platform: 3-Yr Subscription

Fed up chasing contacts? With   DottedSign , you can import documents and request an eSignature with a couple of taps. It works for sales, NDAs, lease agreements, tax forms, and many other documents.   Order now for $59.99   to get three years on the Pro plan, worth $359.

StartHost Web Hosting: Lifetime Subscription

With unlimited storage and bandwidth for your website,   StartHost   helps you keep up with demand. This deal also includes a free CDN for faster page loading and free SSL certificates to keep your site secure.   Order now for $29.99   to get lifetime service, worth $149.

MyBusiness by ZapApps: Lifetime Subscription

To help you get the most out of Google My Business,   this platform   helps you to manage multiple profiles and add tags with ease. You can also post to your profiles and see detailed analytics via a sleek dashboard. Lifetime access is valued at $1,740, but you can   get your subscription today for $29.99 .

Improve Your Skills

After you adopt new tools, you need to learn how to apply them in everyday business life. These courses can help you acquire vital skills in no time.

The Ultimate Entrepreneur Bundle

Featuring 78 hours of video training plus a huge library of ebooks,   this bundle   helps you run a successful business and maintain some sanity. Topics include marketing, online selling, personal development, and better living. The content is worth $5,796 in total, but you can   get the bundle for just $89 .

The Ultimate Six Sigma, Lean & Quality Management Bootcamp

To keep things running smoothly in your business, it’s important to have a system.   This collection of courses   helps you master the frameworks used by top companies, with 51.5 hours of video tutorials working towards certification. Normally valued at $5,332,   the training is now only $99 .

The Digital Advertising & Marketing 101 Certification Bundle

Digital advertising is an essential part of any online marketing strategy.   This bundle   shows you how to maximize your results, with five courses from award-winning digital media professional, Ben Silverstein. They usually sell for $1,495, but you can   get the courses now for $29.99 .

Online Business Mega Course Bundle

The best thing you can do for your career right now is finding a new skill to make yourself more marketable to companies and clients. The   Online Business Mega Course   offers over 28 hours of video content and 62 eBooks, all of which cover marketing, productivity, mindset, and basically everything that takes your business acumen to the next level. Get it   on sale for $99.

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