Black Friday Tech Deal Roundup

Each year we round up the best, most useful technology deals and share them with our community. We only highlight tools we’ve tested ourselves and sincerely recommend—though we do get a small commission on the sales of some of them. Purchasing through these links is a great way to support our efforts to bring quality free content to everyone in the form of our newsletter, blog posts, resource guides, videos, AMAs, and free courses.

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2020 Black Friday Tech Deals for Designers and Business Owners

SM&Co Favorites

These are tools we love and wanted to highlight in particular.

Dubsado – If you grab nothing else this sales season, get yourself up using a CRM—Dubsado is the one we use and we love it because it’s totally customizable for your own workflow and business. If I could roll back the clock and do anything differently in my business, getting a proper CRM setup would be number one, no joke! The amount of time and efficiency this little tool brings me is uncountable. Use the code SARAHMOON here for an additional discount!

Podia – Our favorite hosted course platform is offering 15% and upgrades count too. So if you’re thinking that it’s time to go from courses to memberships, this is a great deal. Click here for the info!

Elementor – Hello, this is a no-brainer! Elementor is the bomb dot com of WordPress page builder plugins and I could not love it more. See all the cool stuff on my website? That’s thanks to Elementor. They’re having a sale on their plugin right now, no code needed.

Deposit Photos – Via App Sumo you can purchase a ton of stock photo credits for just $39. This is probably the can’t miss deal in this whole lineup! I buy this every year and it’s incredibly useful. Get the deal here. (These do run out so I’d grab it ASAP.)

Squarespace – As usual, Squarespace is offering a 10% discount for Black Friday. Use this link and the code BLKFRI10 when subscribing.

Book Like a Boss – BLAB is a nifty scheduler that’s awesome for consultants (you even can create a nicely designed page for your scheduler) and they’re having a 30% off deal for Black Friday. Click here starting on Friday to access the sale.

Flywheel Hosting – Flywheel, our WordPress host of choice, is offering four months free with the code CYBERWEEK20. Click here to grab this killer deal.

Sparkhawk Squarespace Template – Our friend Kate has a great deal for 30 percent off her Sparhawk Squarespace template. This is one of the few Squarespace templates I recommend! Use the code BLACKFRIDAY here to access it.

For Designers

In addition to the Dubsado deal and DepositPhotos offer from App Sumo, here are a handful of handy tools for our fellow designers.

My Web Audit – This is a great tool for you non-SEO experts who want to provide clients and leads with top-level audit snapshots in a systemized way. It’s not as in-depth as Moz or similar tools, but it’s likely enough to start a conversation. You can customize the reports nicely and the team behind it is quality. Click on the banner at the top of their website for the deals.

Ghost Plugins – This lovely crew of folks has 30% off their paid plugins and templates for Black Friday. No code needed, click here to access!

Affinity Products – We ditched Adobe Creative Suite a few years back in favor of Affinity and haven’t looked back. While brand designers likely still need Adobe, lighter weight users will likely be perfectly content with the cheap, one time payment of Affinity. They’re offering 30% off all their products.

Astra WordPress Theme – If you prefer to relay on premade templates as a starting point for your WordPress designers, grab yourself an agency license for Astra! They have amazing readymade sites to help you launch clients quickly. Grab a discount of up to 40% right now.

Creative Market – If there’s something you’ve had your eye on, see if it’s included in the big sale they’re having. (Don’t forget to check the licenses!) Click here for the discounted products.

SerpStat – This is a good tool for doing audits of client sites and it’s a much cheaper price tag than Moz etc. They’re offering 10-20% off subscriptions. Click here to access the deal.

Courses/Membership Tools

In addition to Podia, which I mentioned above, most of the big players in the membership and course space are having deals right now.

Thinkific – We love Thinkific! It’s a solid platform for courses and one we recommend a lot. They do really creative deals, this year’s being 4 months for the price of 6 and some other goodies to get you started with teaching courses, including a ring light. Click here and follow the Black Friday banner.

Teachable – Teachable is another solid all in one course platform that’s very popular. They’re doing a bundled sale as well. Click here and follow the Black Friday banner.

LearnDash – This is a WordPress based course platform that is extremely robust. Their sale is super weird, so pay attention to the times. Only available Friday, 27th November between 7am and 4pm EST, use BF2020. Then, for Monday, use CM2020 between 7am and 4pm EST. Click here to access the deal.

MemberPress – MemberPress is a membership solution for WordPress that also includes courses. It’s extremely popular and very solid. Use the code BF2020 for a discount right here.

Other Cool Stuff

This is an assortment of goodies that may be of use to you.

WP Rocket – Speed up your WordPress website! They have a nice sale going on and I’d consider this a no-brainer purchase. Click here to access it.

WP Engine Hosting – This is excellent WordPress hosting that I feel confident recommending. Get five months free using the code CYBERWPE30 to access the discount.

There’s more to come as I get info, so check back on this post!

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