Here are the tools that I used in almost all my projects over the years. I find myself recommending these tools/resources again and again, I use them because they make my life easier and I think it will make yours easier too.
Website hosting and domain
Bluehost : Almost all of my websites are hosted on Bluehost. Reason being is the backend is very user friendly, best of all, the excellent customer services. Whenever you bump into any situation related with the server you can contact them via phone, email or Live chat. Best of all it comes with a free domain too! Click this link to get a special discount off the regular price!
Images and Photos
Dreamstime : This is where I buy all the images I need to create an attractive banners or sales promotion, the images are cheaper in compare to many other stock image seller, they also have a section where you can download images for free to use! All you need to do is register an account. Click here to create a free account!
Photoshop : Best tool for editing product images, you can easily edit the image’s color and contrast, background removal and more.
Meitu xiu xiu : An alternative tool to replace photoshop. It has some really useful features for background removal as well as edit image’s lighting. The software is free, it is in Chinese but all you need to know is where are the buttons it is very easy to use.
Themeforest : The best place to buy template for your website. We are going to use opencart to create our online shop. You can have a look at the template that are available by clicking here, register a free account now.Notepad++ : I personally prefer notepad++ over adobe dreamweaver or any other html code editor. It’s free, you can download by clicking here.
Filezilla : A free FTP solution, to transfer your file from your computer to the server. Click here to download