These great people and tools help me run this spooky show properly.



After all, what's a ghoul without friends?

Each of the professionals listed below is the official Black Bow Communications recommendation for that service.

In short: I can't do everything. And I don't want to! I'd rather specialize in emails, content, and social media and send people toward folks that best serve their interests.


Copy editing

Autumn Thompkins of The Grumpy Grammarian



Alaura Weaver of Wordweaver Freelance


engineering and construction niche services

Bisma Hashmi of Bisma Hashmi Writes


Facebook advertising

Kory Kahley of


Food and restaurant niche services

Annica Wainwright of 2 Forks


Instagram management (not copy)

Chanteuse Marie of



Eman Zabi of The Scribesmith


Outdoor travel niche services

Douglas Paton of Paton Content Marketing


Teen and Children fashion niche services

Teagan Carlson at


TOurism and travel niche services

The entire team at Print & Pixel


Video production

The entire team at Automaton Creative Video


Virtual assistant services

Hayley Marks of The AgenShe



Rob Marsh of Brand Story Online


The tools of the copy trade can vary. Here are my favorites.

I may receive an affiliate payment from your acquisition of these tools. But trust me — I wouldn't have bought in if I didn't love them already.


Editing software that includes grammar

ProWriting Aid


Great self-help and nonfiction books

Two Bosses Read official store (catch our show every Thursday!)


Technology news with a sense of humor

The Hustle


Travel booking across airlines (and a decent interface)