Welcome to the 40° Degrees Media Resources page! This page is a curated list of the tools, books, gear, and websites we strongly recommend, because many of them have been crucial in helping us build and optimize our business and we want to pass them along. We have used, read & tested every product recommendation on this page, and we share them because we believe in their value.
Web Building Tools
In our opinion, Elementor is by far the best WordPress page builder out there. You can use it to build entire websites for yourself or for clients, like we do. Elementor is a great way to design a website, and there are so many good things we can say about it.
Genesis by StudioPress
Building sites on top of the Genesis Theme Framework gives us a ton of customization capability. Without a doubt, Genesis gives us the flexibility to customize each site according to our clients’ needs.
On Our Bookshelf
Show Your Work!
The Win Without Pitching Manifesto
Every creative should read this book. “The forces of the creative professions are aligned against the artist.” This book is gold!
Give and Take: Why Helping Others Drives Our Success
Adam Grant does a terrific job of explaining how setting out to help others reinforces your reputation and expands your universe of possibilities.
Jab, Jab, Jab, Right Hook: How to Tell Your Story in a Noisy Social World
If you ever want to know what book to get to learn how to do social right…this is it. It’s also the book I loan out the most to my clients. I’m not the best at social, but when you’re ready to focus on it, this is the textbook to use.