Welcome to the Brooklyn Made Resources section, a collected list of the tools and websites we strongly recommend for building, promoting and optimizing your business.
We have tested and used every recommendation on this page. Many of the resources listed here are crucial to running any business (or were crucial to developing some of our past successful businesses to where they are today).
Some of the links below are affiliate links, which means that if you choose to make a purchase, we will earn a commission.This commission comes at no additional cost to you. Please understand that we have experience with all of these companies, and we recommend them because they are helpful and useful, not because of the small commissions we make if you decide to buy something.
Please do not spend any money on these products unless you feel you need them or that they will help you achieve your goals.
The Upwork story begins over a decade ago when the tech lead of a Silicon Valley startup realized his close friend in Athens would be perfect for a web project. The team agreed he was the best choice, but were concerned about working with someone halfway around the globe.
A new way of working is born
In response, the two friends created a new web-based platform that brought visibility and trust to remote work. It was so successful the two realized other businesses would also benefit from reliable access to a larger pool of quality talent, while workers would enjoy freedom and flexibility to find jobs online. Together they decided to start a company that would deliver on the promise of this technology.
Fiverr is a global online marketplace offering tasks and services, beginning at a cost of $5 per job performed, from which it gets its name. The site is primarily used by freelancers who use Fiverr to offer services to customers worldwide.
Whatever you need to simplify your to-do list, no matter your budget.
Find services based on your goals and deadlines, it’s that simple.
Your payment is always secure, Fiverr is built to protect your peace of mind.
Grammarly makes sure everything you type is clear, effective, and mistake-free.
Write Confidently Everywhere
Grammarly helps you write mistake-free on Gmail, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and nearly anywhere else you write on the web.
ClickFunnels was born in 2014 when the frustration and time required to build a successful funnel just became too much to handle. Russell and Todd got together for a week and mapped out their dream software, asking questions like, “Well what if it could do this?” If a question made sense, they would write it down and make it actionable, and some times, Todd would shut an idea down if it was just too farfetched.
After the week ended, they went their separate ways and got to work. Todd built ClickFunnels in the months to follow and Russell sold it. Some would call this partnership a match made in heaven, but we believe that when two or more great minds come together…
100s of Templates
Choose from a huge selection of designer-made templates.
Get Your Own Domain
Give your website a memorable custom domain.
Easy Drag n’ Drop
Change, customize and add anything to your site – no code needed.
Create a website that looks great on any device.
All the tools you need to send emails the right way.
Email is perfect for keeping your brand top of mind and staying connected with those who make a purchase, read your blog or meet you in person. And when you join the community where email automation began, you get access to all features and a team that’s 100% devoted to your success.
Our workspace design features private offices (for teams of 1–100+) with glass walls to maintain privacy without sacrificing transparency or natural light. Common spaces have a distinct aesthetic and vibe that will inspire your team, as well as the guests you bring into our buildings.
Whether it’s getting feedback on your product in real time, asking for a recommendation on a service provider, or simply grabbing a beer after work, the power of our community is invaluable.
CONNECT, LEARN, AND GROW
Events are an essential part of the WeWork experience. From regularly scheduled office hours with venture capitalists or other industry professionals to tequila tasting happy hours with the whole community, we know how to work, and we know how to have fun. There are events, both social and professional, happening every day to help you build and maintain a strong team culture. RSVP at any time to any event on the Member Network or WeWork app.