Resource Links for Design Clients

We've been recommending the following products/companies for many years now because they perfectly meet the needs of our clients. When we realized they offer affiliate compensation we added this page for the mutual benefit of Hamsa Design and it's clients. Please start your orders from the below links.

For our WEBSITE clients we highly recommend
the following resources:

  • SiteGround has become one of the best WordPress hosts we know of. They have evolved their WordPress offerings beyond any other host, including optimization for speed as well as backup services, all for a considerably low price. Click here for their latest sale price!

  • We also recommend Host Gator . They offer a secure environment, inexpensive options, and they will move existing sites from other hosts and ensure everything is working for free.

  • Our all time favorite THEME for WordPress sites, is Avada. It is the the most diversely customizable, well designed, responsive theme we have ever used and comes with built in ecommerce and forum templates and great support among many other things. We highly recommend it for clients who wish to learn to edit content, due to the page builder which continuously improves. Click the graphic below to view the theme and preview it in action:

    Avada theme


  • NEED A DOMAIN NAME? Or is your domain name up for renewal? Our new favorite domain registrar is NAME CHEAP. They include FREE domain security that other companies charge extra for, and their prices are amazing in the first place. We personally move all our domains there as they have come up for renewal.

  • For websites with a need for event / class management, the hands down best option is the Wordpress plugin Events Espresso:
    WordPress Event Registration Ticketing Management Plugin - Event Espresso

  • The best priced, most feature rich backup system we know of (and use ourselves) is IDrive online cloud backup. Keep data backed up on multiple devices.
    IDrive Remote Backup

  • For form integration on a Wordpress site, Gravity Forms is the way to go.
    Click here to check out Gravity Forms.

  • WISHLIST is highly recommended to turn your WordPress site into a membership website:
    WishList Member Plugin

  • For clients wishing to add and edit images on for their websites, Adobe Photoshop Elements is recommended. It is a simple, easy to use, affordable version of Photoshop. Click the text below for the latest special offer:

Adobe Photoshop Elements 11.
Easily optimize, edit, and create extraordinary photos

Adobe Photoshop Elements

  • For clients wishing to update their own html websites there is no question that the software Adobe Contribute is the best way to go. We will gladly assist in learning the basics so that you are able to add/replace your own current events, replace photos, and the like. Click on the link below to purchase Contribute on the Adobe web site:

Adobe Contribute CS5-Full

  • For Wordpress photography websites & image galleries, we recommend NextGen Pro plugin which can be combined with most any thme for a completely custom look site and a simple to use highly professional gallery, complete with eccommerce and the abilty to add watermarks to images.

    NextGEN Pro

  • Specifically for Wordpress photography websites, we recommend Photocrati as an all in one money and time saver, including built in e-commerce solutions! We can help customize any of their templates to add unique features, logos, etc.

    The WordPress Photography People

Other DESIGN & LEARNING Resources we Recommend:

  • For clients needing stock photography, we highly recommend Dreamstime for a great selection of images and especially their large size comps that are great for mockups:

Royalty Free Images

  • For clients wishing to further their training in any software program, we highly recommend for affordable, very effective online video training in most programs imaginable, including Dreamweaver, Contribute, WordPress, Photoshop and much much more...

    Learn it all.

We highly recommend the combination of Acuity Scheduling & Zoom (they integrate beautifully at low cost). You will need the paid accounts of each to do the integration. Here are the links:

For our PRINT clients we highly recommend:

  • PsPrint for great quality, very affordable full color printing.
    Click on the following link to go to their website and get instant free quotes. GET AN ADDITIONAL 6% OFF ALLSALE PRICES! Use Code: AFSTACK6 at checkout:

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Music & Dance Links

**Gold Ballet Slippers

**Sequin hip scarf





  1. Persian Classical Dance Steps(pdf)


Professional Links
  • Demetri Tashie -
    Greek Music & Dance and Flash Guru extraordinaire (love the world music computer geek types!)
  • PHP Website Development
    PI Media offers PHP Web & ECommerce development, Facebook Apps & Fan Pages Development and Flash Content development.


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